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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
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: 6,024
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: 289
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...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By rebel.ranter
It doesn't appear to have been an option in...

It doesn't appear to have been an option in Europe at all & available as part of the Competition Package option from October 2008 in the U.S. & Canada:

Partnumber: 41617963313

U.S. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By rebel.ranter
Check for: - Buzzing noises from heater...

Check for:

- Buzzing noises from heater mixer valve, located in engine bay directly in front of glove box.

- Fuel tank getting sucked inwards lifting off the hangers. So check for excessive...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By rebel.ranter
In DIS you can see how many times a battery has...

In DIS you can see how many times a battery has been registered.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By rebel.ranter
Have a look at this process: ...

Have a look at this process:

http://youtu.be/y_6dvcZVo70

Or here:

http://youtu.be/iEjDclXyJNg
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By rebel.ranter
You set the pin yourself, it's not specific to...

You set the pin yourself, it's not specific to the car.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By rebel.ranter
The e63 comes with Xenon lights as standard. The...

The e63 comes with Xenon lights as standard. The bulb type is D2-S 35W. It is recommended that you replace these in pairs as the light output changes colour as they age. It will look way better if...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By rebel.ranter
The theory is that you get style & exclusivity....

The theory is that you get style & exclusivity. Everything else is very similar.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By rebel.ranter
Good suggestion. Note that the lead acid to AGM...

Good suggestion. Note that the lead acid to AGM will also need to be reflected in the coding in the cars module (ie, e AGM change needs to be registered.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By rebel.ranter
I'm here till Sunday. I might be going to a...

I'm here till Sunday. I might be going to a football game Friday night. Not confirmed yet though.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By rebel.ranter
Hi, yes you do need to "register" the new battery...

Hi, yes you do need to "register" the new battery to ensure that the correct charging profile is in place for a new battery.
A shop with Autologic, DIS, Rheingold or INPA/NCS Expert to do this. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By rebel.ranter
Thanks I've been to the city about 8 years ago, I...

Thanks I've been to the city about 8 years ago, I plan on going up for the weekend.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By rebel.ranter
Hanging out in Palo Alto, CA this week, anything worth doing?

Hey, I know some of you guys are out this way, I'm wondering if there is anything worth doing in the evenings. I also see that this car show:

http://gotoevolution.com/

is on in San Francisco on...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By rebel.ranter
I'm just back from Munich & Erding, they do take...

I'm just back from Munich & Erding, they do take their beer seriously!

The right place for that beer is in the trunk, a 6 pack would be a lethal missile in the event of an accident. A colleague of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By rebel.ranter
I'm just back from Munich & Erding, they do take...

I'm just back from Munich & Erding, they do take their beer seriously!

The right place for that beer is in the trunk, a 6 pack would be a lethal missile in the event of an accident. A colleague of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By rebel.ranter
You can get the 2015 maps here with 7 digit...

You can get the 2015 maps here with 7 digit postcode information for less than 20:

https://bmw-navi-maps.co.uk/en/car-build-in-2001-2008/9-road-map-europe-professional-2015.html
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By rebel.ranter
Thanks for the info, I have 2 SMG cars so I was...

Thanks for the info, I have 2 SMG cars so I was curious what problem you were facing.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By rebel.ranter
Hi, I'm just curious as to why you need to know...

Hi, I'm just curious as to why you need to know where this relay is? Is there a fault that you have?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By rebel.ranter
Know how you feel. The electric water pump went...

Know how you feel. The electric water pump went in my e63 630i, my wife drives it full time these days, had to get recovered, recovery dude marked my wheels, a bit pissed about that. The dealer also...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By rebel.ranter
To me it looks like a wrap has been applied, that...

To me it looks like a wrap has been applied, that is far too soft to be an OEM finish. Can you take a picture of the full central dash so we can get a better idea what the colour is?

In my view it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By rebel.ranter
Dang! I'll be in Palo Alto the week after next,...

Dang! I'll be in Palo Alto the week after next, I'll also be there in July for 2-3 weeks.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By rebel.ranter
The service interval for oil changes in BMWs...

The service interval for oil changes in BMWs should be halved really, they have been extended in general across BMW and other manufacturers too in order to make them a more attractive proposition to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,758
Posted By rebel.ranter
If there is an open fibre optic connector with no...

If there is an open fibre optic connector with no loo back connector on it where a CD changer should be then this is your problem, the optical network is broken.

Oh, I have a CD Changer that I...
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