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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Laslonimne
You fail to mention what, to me, is the major...

You fail to mention what, to me, is the major difference Mark. The aftermarket Zimmerman rotors are NOT floating rotors like the OEM BMW rotors. Non-floating rotors will not cool as quickly as...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Laslonimne
SEBBMW, Since you have the "prone to bending...

SEBBMW,
Since you have the "prone to bending and cracking" Ellipsoid wheels, I highly recommend you consider "upgrading" to these wheels. If there's a lot of tread left, $1500 would be a very good...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Laslonimne
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=799721&highlight=:angel:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By Laslonimne
Congratulations Mark! I really, really like the...

Congratulations Mark! I really, really like the XK. About two years ago I decided an XKR convertible was THE replacement for my 650. I test drove one and liked everything about it - until I opened...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,566
Posted By Laslonimne
I don't see a problem. Dump the truck and keep...

I don't see a problem. Dump the truck and keep the 6. It's a great daily driver.
When was the last time the X5 gave you an adrenalin rush?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By Laslonimne
Where's Yorgi?

Rick hasn't posted this YEAR. Anyone know why?

I miss his posts.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By Laslonimne
Try looking here:

Try looking here:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Laslonimne
I think I'd rather follow (lead?) him.

I think I'd rather follow (lead?) him.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Laslonimne
Good news for Dragon tamers

Truck Restrictions on “The Dragon” in Blount County; Limits for commercial vehicles longer than 30 feet on US 129 (SR 115). (https://news.tn.gov/node/13281)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,759
Posted By Laslonimne
Was true on my 740; it's been true on my 640 -...

Was true on my 740; it's been true on my 640 - price of ownership.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Laslonimne
Aussie Tail?

The Better Half and I have been touring Australia for the past few weeks. This morning we rented a Volkswagen Passat in Sydney to spend a few days driving down the coast to Melbourne. I did a little...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,411
Posted By Laslonimne
I've bumped the speed limiter several times. At a...

I've bumped the speed limiter several times. At a HUD-indicated 153 it just stops pulling, then levels out at 155-156. Cruising along at 70-75 mph, it never ceases to amaze me how little time it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Laslonimne
A/k/a "tonneau" to old British sports car owners....

A/k/a "tonneau" to old British sports car owners. Mine always involved metal support struts across the back of the seats and a double-handful of "lift the dot" studs to attach the tonneau. I can't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Laslonimne
Just my two cents worth: There is no rotor...

Just my two cents worth:

There is no rotor better suited to these cars than the stock rotor. Slots and holes are purely cosmetic and serve no useful braking function with todays pad compounds....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By Laslonimne
+1 :thumbup: :thumbup:

+1 :thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,811
Posted By Laslonimne
I have M6 badges on my 650, Ferrari badges on the...

I have M6 badges on my 650, Ferrari badges on the wife’s Ford Escort, Lamborghini LM002 badges on the Chevy Truck and Tesla badges on the GEM pickup. The neighbors think they’re ALL the real thing. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Laslonimne
+3 on the "no initial bite" with Akebono pads. ...

+3 on the "no initial bite" with Akebono pads. They scared the hell out of me when I first installed them (along with new BMW rotors); but I've gotten used to them now and zero brake dust is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By Laslonimne
I'll go back to the stock pads. I like the...

I'll go back to the stock pads. I like the initial "bite" better than the Akebonos.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By Laslonimne
I have Akebono brake pads and BMW rotors on my...

I have Akebono brake pads and BMW rotors on my 650. I have always used the Zeckhausen brake bedding procedure and did so with these new pads and rotors. You should be able to find a mile or two of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Laslonimne
Totally agree on the 740iS. While the 6 is a...

Totally agree on the 740iS.

While the 6 is a daily driver, it's also used for several long-distance (1000 miles or more) drives on two-lane roads each year. I don't see a viable replacement right...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Laslonimne
An E38 SWB Sport was my car for eight years...

An E38 SWB Sport was my car for eight years before the 6. The Sport option made it a great car. I always drove with the trans in sport mode; it didn't seem to affect my mileage and when it was off...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Laslonimne
I"m probably not the best person to respond, but...

I"m probably not the best person to respond, but . . .
First, welcome to the forum! I also have an '06 that I've owned for over 5 years, so:

1) If you like the car, 28K is an OK price.
2) No...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By Laslonimne
Last Saturday I was about to do an oil change...

Last Saturday I was about to do an oil change when I noticed an oily belly pan and a few drops on the garage floor. Last February when the transmission pan and front track arms were replaced my indy...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By Laslonimne
I fully understand the factory setup - and am...

I fully understand the factory setup - and am very pleased with it.

My "(wonder why)" was a joke. I know exactly why my front tires wear the way they do - it's often a result of altering the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By Laslonimne
First rear tires were gone in about 13,000 miles....

First rear tires were gone in about 13,000 miles. With regular alignments, I'm now getting closer to 20 - current set has 14k and still look good, with obvious wear on the inside shoulder. Fronts...
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