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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By Mulchman
M6 bumpers and skirts for sale

Hey guys,

Been a while. Hope you are all enjoying the summer.

I have collected a number of bumps and bruises on my bumper covers over the years, so I decided to drop a few dollars on...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By Mulchman
That is when your RPMs "flair" or jump in between...

That is when your RPMs "flair" or jump in between gears instead of having a nice smooth shift where the RPMs drop by 2000.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Mulchman
Just get a cutting wheel and cut the crimp nice...

Just get a cutting wheel and cut the crimp nice and slow. The rest is a cakewalk. Good luck!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Mulchman
Wow great information. Thank you. I hook...

Wow great information. Thank you.

I hook my 6 up once a month or so even when driving regularly. But these cars suck power all the time. Especially if you have Comfort Access option. 5 months...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Mulchman
Those rims should fit fine. Just make sure to...

Those rims should fit fine. Just make sure to put the smaller ones in front. I'm pretty sure they are staggered.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mulchman
I agree with Herb. Fluid should be changed...

I agree with Herb. Fluid should be changed before 100k for best results. The main failure is the filter though. The fluid could be lifetime if you could change the filter regularly. But that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Mulchman
I have BMW staggered 20's. Size is 275 30 20 and...

I have BMW staggered 20's. Size is 275 30 20 and 245 35 20. So the 275 30 20 should fit the rear. Hope those 10 inch rims fit in the front wheel well. You may need spacers. I'm sure someone here...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Mulchman
Found it: ...

Found it:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=701974&highlight=
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Mulchman
I would do both of the return hoses that lead...

I would do both of the return hoses that lead from the tank (#7 & 8 on the ETK) and the large octopus hose on the drivers side (#1). They will all fail at the little plastic joints. Be VERY careful...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2016, 03:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mulchman
The sleeve was toast. The mechtronics came off...

The sleeve was toast. The mechtronics came off the valvebody fairly easy. I replaced all of the seals and rings between the VB and the trans. Then installed the zip kit. Only tough part is all the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By Mulchman
Gets some tools and get to know your car. These...

Gets some tools and get to know your car. These cars can be manageable to own, if you do your own work. But the 6er is a bit much, even turning your own wrenches.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mulchman
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Mulchman
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Mulchman
That was big

Try this:

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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Mulchman
Pictures

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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Mulchman
Car has 109k. I started getting puddles of...

Car has 109k. I started getting puddles of coolant in the garage. That way to tell you have a valley pan is that it looses coolant to a certain level then kind of stops leaking. There will still...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mulchman
Looks like it didn't. I'll try to host them...

Looks like it didn't. I'll try to host them properly when home.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mulchman
https://*******/photos/nxHj1ysAqGZRa2fq5 See...

https://*******/photos/nxHj1ysAqGZRa2fq5

See if that works.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Mulchman
Dreaded Coolant Leak...not so bad

Hey guys,

Well it happened. Coolant coming from the valley pan, so I had to go in. Honestly it was not that bad. Once you get all of the plastic out of the engine bay, you just start...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mulchman
Just posted this above. It may help you too. ...

Just posted this above. It may help you too. Feel free to ask questions. I just did this job. I'll try to post pictures atr some point.

Not sure why you'd replace a tranny in one of these...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Mulchman
Hey, I just wrote this for the thread above. ...

Hey, I just wrote this for the thread above. Sounds like it could help you too so I copied it. I agree that the first step is to check fluid level. But if it has never been drained (probably the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 03:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By Mulchman
Not sure why you'd replace a tranny in one of...

Not sure why you'd replace a tranny in one of these cars. They are pretty much bullet proof, but parts dol wear out. I recently bought an 05 X5 that was having shifting problems. I pulled the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By Mulchman
There are rubber plugs that allow access to the...

There are rubber plugs that allow access to the rear seal. You need to snake a camera with light up there (most mechanics have them) but you can see if it is leaking between the motor and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,982
Posted By Mulchman
Yep. Both sides for me. I thought it was a body...

Yep. Both sides for me. I thought it was a body issue like sub frame bushings or something.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Mulchman
Agreed if old. But if it was changed in the last...

Agreed if old. But if it was changed in the last year it would appear clear and oder less on the driveway or garage floor and it would be thicker than water. Original post sounded educated so water...
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