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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By gregb
That's decent pricing - which shop? I'm in...

That's decent pricing - which shop? I'm in Marietta and can recommend European Import Specialists and German Auto Repair (both competent reasonable indies).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By gregb
My understanding is that every new battery should...

My understanding is that every new battery should be registered to maximize its life even if you are keeping the same type. The reason to register every new battery is so that the system recognizes...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By gregb
Stu - ok... you're following the correct...

Stu - ok... you're following the correct procedure to turn everything off. I also have the automatic b/c I use it as my daily driver for a 50+ mile roundtrip commute in Atlanta traffic (just past...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By gregb
If you're going to be in the Atlanta area, one of...

If you're going to be in the Atlanta area, one of the well-attended standing coffee and car meets is called "Caffeine & Octane." It's held on the first Sunday of every month... not specific to BMW's...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By gregb
Congrat's on your M6 purchase! :thumbup:

Congrat's on your M6 purchase! :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By gregb
very nice mod - definitely put allot of effort...

very nice mod - definitely put allot of effort into making it look integrated but the result looks good.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By gregb
If you are holding down the button until the...

If you are holding down the button until the light comes on then I believe you are only partially disabling TC. Hold it down and keep holding it down after the light comes on - at least 15 seconds...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By gregb
+1 what herb said :)

+1 what herb said :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By gregb
beat you by a minute... :) my prices in Georgia...

beat you by a minute... :) my prices in Georgia are a little cheaper than your prices in SoCal... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By gregb
I would start with the sticky picture thread on...

I would start with the sticky picture thread on this forum above... lot's of aftermarket rims in the pics. After that, you can check tirerack.com for a fairly wide selection. Then lots of other...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By gregb
The short answer is that you can replace the...

The short answer is that you can replace the battery from any auto-parts store (AGM seems to be the one that everyone is going to). After replacement, you should get the battery "registered" to your...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By gregb
Price does sound high. I notice that you're in NY...

Price does sound high. I notice that you're in NY - there is a forum sponsor and BMW mechanic that is known for replacing the valve stem seals, a common problem. I believe he is in NYC, but it might...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By gregb
Haven't lubed anything in the last 4 years,...

Haven't lubed anything in the last 4 years, although I've had it in at the dealer a few times for top not locked errors covered under the CPO. Not sure if the dealer was doing any servicing or...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 114,719
Posted By gregb
As they say, your chances are probably slim to...

As they say, your chances are probably slim to none (and slim left town :). Look at the past service records of the car to determine how many of the typical long-term failures have been fixed (like...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By gregb
For pre-lci access angel eye bulbs by lifting...

For pre-lci access angel eye bulbs by lifting hood, then reaching from the top and removing the hatch cover in the rear of unit. Small hands help... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By gregb
The short answer is use Raggtop product - if you...

The short answer is use Raggtop product - if you do a search on Raggtop (and ragtop) here in this six forum, you will find at least a half-dozen threads with lots of good vert top car and maintenance...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,069
Posted By gregb
I can recommend the ECS full LED interior...

I can recommend the ECS full LED interior lighting kit by Ziza... I put it in my car and enjoy the whiter brighter look

Here's a thread from last year with many pics and helpful tips on DIY...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By gregb
good discussion on past thread, including...

good discussion on past thread, including recommendations based on performance / lower dust, etc.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=752354&highlight=brake+yorgi
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By gregb
My expansion tank also leaked... was replaced at...

My expansion tank also leaked... was replaced at around 97K miles... typical repair.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By gregb
I agree with the reasons for depreciation - the...

I agree with the reasons for depreciation - the potential for high $ repairs, the need for the latest/current model and the very high volume of leases done on the six series (any BMW in general). ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By gregb
You could go with the hidden license plate and...

You could go with the hidden license plate and deploy as necessary. Do a search and you will several threads on it here.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By gregb
Yep :thumbup: I've been running Michelin pilots...

Yep :thumbup: I've been running Michelin pilots (first the ps2s and now the super sports) on miro M6 wheels for close to 4 years now... awesome performance in the corners and so much better than the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 476,768
Posted By gregb
wrong thread for your question but it takes a...

wrong thread for your question but it takes a minimum of 100 posts.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By gregb
Sounds good - I can probably make them all, at...

Sounds good - I can probably make them all, at least for a long weekend. :thumbup:

Herb - you best not get in trouble with the misses... :)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By gregb
just make sure you have a good tight seal from...

just make sure you have a good tight seal from the o-ring to prevent moisture entry...
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