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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By rebel.ranter
Here's a shot of the LED v normal on one plate: ...

Here's a shot of the LED v normal on one plate:

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w160/rebelranter/BMW%20e63%20M6/309B5777-8781-44E2-8C36-B208441B0C1A_zps4umby3km.jpg...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By rebel.ranter
If you want to go OEM LED license plates then you...

If you want to go OEM LED license plates then you can use ones from an LCI 1 Series. They are an exact physical match for the 6 Series license plate lights.
You have to make one tiny modification...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By rebel.ranter
Hot country refers to a coding option for the...

Hot country refers to a coding option for the IHKA (HVAC computer) that sends more air to the center vents to provide the most a/c cooling. The coding option for hot country is to set it to "normal"...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By rebel.ranter
The brake pad wear sensors are two stage sensors,...

The brake pad wear sensors are two stage sensors, the idea of being two stage is that they can give a better idea of wear to indicate in iDrive.

Once the first stage of wear has past then it is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By rebel.ranter
Thats pretty common on the e63 & also the e60/e61...

Thats pretty common on the e63 & also the e60/e61 in general. It's happening on both my e63s. Well I sorted it on the 630i by putting a tiny piece (a sliver almost) of electrical insulating tape in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By rebel.ranter
Stu, your car has the newer trunk lid, with the...

Stu, your car has the newer trunk lid, with the built in LED brake light. The older style lid has no led brake light and a less pronounced lip.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By rebel.ranter
Generic code readers typically only read DME...

Generic code readers typically only read DME (engine) fault codes, iCarly reads every BMW module. It also gives more than just the basic P code, it gives the BMW fault code ID too, plus there's a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By rebel.ranter
LCI was around September 2007 I think for Europe....

LCI was around September 2007 I think for Europe.

Here's a link to some information on the E63, M6 & LCI changes. These might help make your mind up!

E63/64 Complete Vehicle...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By rebel.ranter
Correct, the 635d had the 3.0L twin turbo Diesel...

Correct, the 635d had the 3.0L twin turbo Diesel engine, same as that used in the 535d.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By rebel.ranter
The post above misses the baby brother & daddy of...

The post above misses the baby brother & daddy of the range.

In 2005 Europe got the 630i which is a 3.0L straight six N52 engined 6 Series, available in Auto, 6 speed manual & 6 speed SMG. SMG was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By rebel.ranter
Best not to drive it or even start it!!! Get as...

Best not to drive it or even start it!!! Get as much oil out of the reservoir as possible before you even think of moving it.
I'd siphon out everything that is in the coolant reservoir, then remove...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,565
Posted By rebel.ranter
Your LCI panel looks to be part #25 in the link...

Your LCI panel looks to be part #25 in the link below:

http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E60N/Europe/520d-N47/dec2009/browse/vehicle_trim/trim_panel_dashboard/

Dealer is best place really.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rebel.ranter
You can check the specification of a car using...

You can check the specification of a car using the last 7 digits oF the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) & enter it in to one of these sites:

http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rebel.ranter
Are you sure that the black car is SMG? I know...

Are you sure that the black car is SMG? I know the advertisement says it is but the gear shifter looks like an LCI AUTO shifter.
I have two SMG e63 6 Series (630i & an M6) & the gear lever looks...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By rebel.ranter
Do the lottery?

Do the lottery?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By rebel.ranter
Do you notice a vacuum release when you open the...

Do you notice a vacuum release when you open the gas tank cap?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By rebel.ranter
Get the coupe. I have two of 'em! Prefer the look...

Get the coupe. I have two of 'em! Prefer the look of it.

But I also have an e36 vert though, so I get my open top kicks that way.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By rebel.ranter
To remove the bumper: - Remove the two large...

To remove the bumper:

- Remove the two large Torx bolts behind the license plate.
- Remove three/four regular 8mm bolts along edge of wheel arch liner and bumper.
- Remove the expanding rivet in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By rebel.ranter
In the CCC: - Acoustic options for...

In the CCC:

- Acoustic options for lock/unlock.
- Welcome Lights in menu (if you have lm2 light control module).
- Cornering lights (if you have lm2 & adaptive headlights)
- Change DRL to Angel...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By rebel.ranter
This is a great app. Well worth the money, it's a...

This is a great app. Well worth the money, it's a very comprehensive solution for BMW.
I don't know why anyone would buy a generic code reader (if you had a BMW) with this solution available.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,162
Posted By rebel.ranter
There's an OEM version of these! Part Number:...

There's an OEM version of these! Part Number: 63312289654
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By rebel.ranter
I have a donut wheel for my 630i but I need to...

I have a donut wheel for my 630i but I need to check if it will actually fit over the front brakes on my M6.

In fact I've really only fitted it to the rear of the 630i. It worked just fine for the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By rebel.ranter
Can you get Super Sport runflats? The OP was...

Can you get Super Sport runflats? The OP was specifically looking for runflats.

I think most of us here would say ditch the runflats & you won't regret it. I put Pirelli P Zeros on my regular e63...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,710
Posted By rebel.ranter
There is no need to purchase a new CCC unit. BMW...

There is no need to purchase a new CCC unit. BMW designed the dealer software to only accept new control units. I think this was the right decision for BMW & their dealers, it removes the potential...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By rebel.ranter
Upon further reading there were a total of 64 M6...

Upon further reading there were a total of 64 M6 built with the Competition Pack, of those 8 were actually right hand drive.
I know you guys in the U.S. refer to cars sold right now as 2016 cars...
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