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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By rebel.ranter
Could be anything. Have you tried to do a reset...

Could be anything. Have you tried to do a reset of the CCC?
Press the two eject button & press in the volume button at the same time until the systems resets itself.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By rebel.ranter
With regard to replacing the coolant, did you...

With regard to replacing the coolant, did you follow the correct bleeding procedure? Page 16 of this document explains how:
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-13-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By rebel.ranter
It looks to be fuse #61, located in the trunk: ...

It looks to be fuse #61, located in the trunk:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=537660
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-13-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By rebel.ranter
There is no 95Ah option for AGM, BMW never used...

There is no 95Ah option for AGM, BMW never used 95Ah & hence the options for retrofit do not include 95Ah, 92Ah is the nearest option.
To do retrofit you can use a combination of NCS Expert &...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-13-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 71,849
Posted By rebel.ranter
Normally the issues with running SSS are down to...

Normally the issues with running SSS are down to the "changes" file. Search changes.iso, changes by XDrive etc. What it is is a file that changes the hard coded voltage value in asSS to the expected...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By rebel.ranter
Also just check that your gas tank cap has been...

Also just check that your gas tank cap has been put back on properly & that it has not been damaged. A loose gas cap can trigger the emissions warning.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-22-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By rebel.ranter
Yes, you are correct, the professional navigation...

Yes, you are correct, the professional navigation requires the CCC (Car Communication Computer) to be fitted with the wider screen.
In Europe we got two additional different (lower) options, one...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By rebel.ranter
It comes on at +3 degrees Celsius (37.4...

It comes on at +3 degrees Celsius (37.4 Farenheit). This is the air temperature at which there is a likely chance of icy roads.
You can adjust the value at which this warning kicks in at using NCS...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-08-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By rebel.ranter
Loads on EBay. ...

Loads on EBay.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By rebel.ranter
I replaced my pre-LCI indicator, which is what...

I replaced my pre-LCI indicator, which is what you have on your car for 110 from the BMW dealer here in Ireland. LCI is the facelift, the indicator is different on the facelift. Ireland & UK are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here's two videos, emergency use only really....

Here's two videos, emergency use only really. Will get you out of trouble until you can get proper help:

http://youtu.be/eQnq4BMhMSM

http://youtu.be/n-uY5EPXHMY
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-26-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here's a post I wrote on another forum about my...

Here's a post I wrote on another forum about my battery change:

http://www.bmwhaus.ie/forum/showthread.php?tid=142&pid=30872#pid30872
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-05-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 71,849
Posted By rebel.ranter
Just so you know, the BMTechnic cable will work...

Just so you know, the BMTechnic cable will work just fine with the software that is not installed using the BMTechnic installer. I have two BMTechnic cables & I use one on a laptop that I just...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,283
Posted By rebel.ranter
What exactly would you like to,do on the m3? I...

What exactly would you like to,do on the m3? I fitted an e46 SMG wheel to my e39 auto, works similar to OPs car.

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w160/rebelranter/BMW%20e39/DSC01725.jpg
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By rebel.ranter
SMG shifts definitely get more aggressive, in...

SMG shifts definitely get more aggressive, in addition to this the harder you push the car the more aggressive the shifts become. In auto mode (with SMG) the car holds on to the gear longer).
The...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 813
Posted By rebel.ranter
This is my spare wheel solution: The cover...

This is my spare wheel solution:

The cover for the wheel has Velcro on it to hold it in place in the trunk.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here's the specs for the original battery: ...

Here's the specs for the original battery:

http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E64/USA/645Ci-N62/L-N/jul2004/browse/vehicle_electrical_system/original_bmw_battery_warranty_only/

As for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,438
Posted By rebel.ranter
Not sure what I can do for you, I am the other...

Not sure what I can do for you, I am the other side of the Atlantic Ocean (plus the entire continent of North America! :))

What is it you're looking for & maybe we can help or direct you to some...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By rebel.ranter
Good spot there Yorgi. The reason that they...

Good spot there Yorgi. The reason that they recommend to stay away from LL04 outside these areas is due to poor quality fuel.

Here's some further information from TIS:

SBS3 Specified oils BMW...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-17-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By rebel.ranter
BMW specify that it must be LL04 compliant 0W30...

BMW specify that it must be LL04 compliant 0W30 oil. Castrol EDGE fully synthetic 0W30 is one such oil. You could also use 5W30 too. One of the guys that used to frequent this forum (davy_b) put this...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,631
Posted By rebel.ranter
Just also to note that there are tonnes of part...

Just also to note that there are tonnes of part numbers for the LM2 that will work in your car.
Really all you need to know as Yorgi says is if your car has AHL or not.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-10-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By rebel.ranter
It doesn't code on my 2006 car. However it is...

It doesn't code on my 2006 car. However it is really handy to have in the glove box.
I picked up the wifi dongle on EBay, VLink.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By rebel.ranter
www.bmcables.com www.cable-shack.co.uk ...

www.bmcables.com

www.cable-shack.co.uk

You might have to update the Daten files in NCS Expert for the 2010 car but that is easy enough. Plenty of guides online on how to do that.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By rebel.ranter
What phone are you trying to use that is not...

What phone are you trying to use that is not working?

I have used all generations of iPhone with my e63 right up to the iPhone 5 & iPhone 5S. Bluetooth works fine. The two issues I have had with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,738
Posted By rebel.ranter
The emblem is part of the airbag, it is well...

The emblem is part of the airbag, it is well secured to the front cover of the airbag with metal clips.
Just remember when you're sticking an emblem over the original you have now created a little...
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