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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
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, 05:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
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, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Laslonimne
Try looking here:

Try looking here:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
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, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
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, 12:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,267
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, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
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, 08:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,943
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, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
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, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
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, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By Laslonimne
+1 :thumbup: :thumbup:

+1 :thumbup: :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,584
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, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
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, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
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, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
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, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
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, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
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, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
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, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
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, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
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, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
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...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Laslonimne
Yep, you are correct.

Yep, you are correct.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Laslonimne
I'm starting the fifth year in my 6. After the...

I'm starting the fifth year in my 6. After the first year I found that an annual alignment minimized the rear inner shoulder wear. A few hundred dollars for an alignment is much cheaper than annual...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Laslonimne
Check to see if the same part number applies to...

Check to see if the same part number applies to both years. There are several BMW part suppliers on the internet that provide BMW part numbers.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Laslonimne
On the other hand - there's nothing like a new...

On the other hand - there's nothing like a new windshield! It only takes a few thousand miles at speed for the sand-blast effect to start working on the windshield. I replaced the windshield in my...
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