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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By gregb
Comfort Access Antenna on Convertible?

Sounds like your battery inside the key fob is wearing down ... Best to try replacing it first as they are cheap. Several good threads here show how to replace.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 517
Posted By gregb
Convertible or Coupe

+1 on vert top all day



There a several known issues with the verts but of course I'm biased as I've owned mine for almost 5 years. The known issues are too many "sensitive sensors" in the top...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By gregb
As you indicated, this is a well-worn topic......

As you indicated, this is a well-worn topic... you will likely have to rely on current posted videos here and on you-tube. Tri-resonator delete is a good minor first step (see thread)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By gregb
Old thread but very good thread. Bimmerzone and...

Old thread but very good thread. Bimmerzone and Bavarian Autosport still sell spare tire kits that presumably fit both front and back (not sure about M sixes).
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By gregb
Make sure you do the 50/50 mix of OE coolant and...

Make sure you do the 50/50 mix of OE coolant and distilled water (one gallon will make two and should presumably be enough).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By gregb
Dang... that's a hunk of metal Gary! Yes,...

Dang... that's a hunk of metal Gary! Yes, excellent extra positive of non-RFT's - many flats can be repaired.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By gregb
Consumer Reports on RFT's

I understand we've debated the pro's and con's of run-flat tires (RFT's) versus non-RFT's here a few times, with varying opinions. Consumer Reports published a short note summarizing the con's of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By gregb
Looks good :thumbup:

Looks good :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By gregb
Oh well... I guess I just dated myself... Maybe I...

Oh well... I guess I just dated myself... Maybe I should work on the young lingo. :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By gregb
Mark - rofl over the autocorrect in your post ......

Mark - rofl over the autocorrect in your post ... Trying to figure out if you meant wife, whip or both!! :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By gregb
Moving to Atlanta

Welcome back to the ATL - your wrap and audio threads and others are epic... Get ready for an adjustment on labor rates... :)
I've lived in the ATL (Marietta) the past 15 years so let me know if...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By gregb
Good price ... And a good intermediate step.

Good price ... And a good intermediate step.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By gregb
Pulled the microfilters over the holiday weekend...

Pulled the microfilters over the holiday weekend to check the drains. The passenger side was partially filled with leaves even though I park my six in the garage at home and at the office. Wasn't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By gregb
Yep - get quotes from at least several...

Yep - get quotes from at least several independent shops. I had to get several quotes before I found shop that would cut out all three resonator boxes and install my x-pipe for around $100-150...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By gregb
Sounds like a good well-reasoned decision to keep...

Sounds like a good well-reasoned decision to keep your six.

As an aside, I also have over 128K miles on my six and have not yet experienced the weep-hole coolant leak, the smoking valve stem seals...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By gregb
creamy of course... fewer peanuts pieces to clean...

creamy of course... fewer peanuts pieces to clean up later... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By gregb
Keep the six :)

Keep the six :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By gregb
I would have thought that goo gone would have...

I would have thought that goo gone would have worked (maybe it needed a little soaking first). The only other thing I can think of is to maybe try a childhood remedy... spreading peanut butter on it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By gregb
Nice boat Wes - what a way to spend a summer!

Nice boat Wes - what a way to spend a summer!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By gregb
+2 Mark

+2 Mark
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By gregb
Excellent and helpful post... had to have my IVM...

Excellent and helpful post... had to have my IVM changed out a couple years ago under CPO.

And a good reminder from Mark to check the front drains once in a while.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 90,020
Posted By gregb
I know this is a very long thread but the key...

I know this is a very long thread but the key post with pics is #120 - it is a rub/push on the brace under the liner on the back inside on drivers side. It truly works.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,093
Posted By gregb
Well said +3 Gary - My experience has been more...

Well said +3 Gary - My experience has been more like Gary's than Sentex's b/c I had the CPO and extended free service/maintenance. Been on my own for about a year and nothing but routine...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By gregb
You're welcome - should be straightforward. Let...

You're welcome - should be straightforward. Let us know if it's a similar process.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By gregb
Yes, I did a DIY thread on replacing the third...

Yes, I did a DIY thread on replacing the third brakelight in my '07 650i with pics, and I suspect it would be a very similar job on your car. It's a really easy repair ... I don't typically do my...
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