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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By BEBosworth
Love mine. Keeps the teenage kids from wanting to...

Love mine. Keeps the teenage kids from wanting to drive it.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By BEBosworth
If the cluster were bad than why does it work...

If the cluster were bad than why does it work fine after the same 50 to 60 second delay every time at start-up? What condition is different that makes tha gauges work? Temp, voltage, and source data...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By BEBosworth
Aside from driving it and doing the typical stuff...

Aside from driving it and doing the typical stuff (doesn't pull, no weird noises or goofy symptoms, all accessories work, doesn't smell musty), I would certainly drop the belly pan and look and see...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2016, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By BEBosworth
I was just down in Australia, wonderful country. ...

I was just down in Australia, wonderful country.

IVM. I had the same problem. Aside from warranty work I wouldn't even slow down in front of a BMW service center. What I find amazing is I have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By BEBosworth
Fredo and Herb are correct. If the voltage level...

Fredo and Herb are correct. If the voltage level is low, the car shut down systems it deems not vital which can throw goofy error codes. At one point I had failures in VANOS, cam and crank position...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By BEBosworth
Yea no kidding! I can think of better ways to...

Yea no kidding! I can think of better ways to get weight off my car though.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By BEBosworth
At 2.25 tons I'm not sure I'd call her light,...

At 2.25 tons I'm not sure I'd call her light, more like your really curvy slightly overweight girlfriend. 360 hp & ft/lbs is what gets her to 60 fairly respectably. They used a lot of plastic to keep...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By BEBosworth
If he was drunk I'd guess either a shorted out...

If he was drunk I'd guess either a shorted out seat heater or a cigarette. Of course there is always the possibility that he just spontaneously combusted and the car was along for the ride.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By BEBosworth
That maybe true compared to older enthusiast cars...

That maybe true compared to older enthusiast cars but not compared to a Honda Civic, VW Jetta, or a Ford Taurus and especially not for a young driver. Remember, this person makes $10 an hour. The...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By BEBosworth
Your also not taking into account the insurance...

Your also not taking into account the insurance which will not be cheap. My suggestion is buy something that is cheap to insure (not a BMW) and cheap to repair (again, not a BMW).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By BEBosworth
Sounds like my IVM problem but since I have a...

Sounds like my IVM problem but since I have a manual I never got a clicking noise from the gear selector. My guess is that the clicking noise is the interlock and is always there, you just don't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By BEBosworth
Fredo, that is exactly what makes this such a...

Fredo, that is exactly what makes this such a pain in the A$$ to troubleshoot. It is very random and intermittent, and does not throw a specific code. Plus, I have not heard of anyone who was left...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,433
Posted By BEBosworth
If you have a manual and do a bit of engine...

If you have a manual and do a bit of engine breaking, you will get way more life out of the pads and rotors. I find it really funny that the rears need replacing; I have never had a vehicle that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By BEBosworth
Water spills over the large drain that is below...

Water spills over the large drain that is below and to the side of the cabin filter housing on the passenger side, right above where the IVM is. In my case, I didn't even know there was a drain...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By BEBosworth
I would do the IVM. You can find the part for...

I would do the IVM. You can find the part for just over $100 on line. My IVM never threw a code, not one that I could read at least and I have the BMTechnic. Although it never failed to start,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,925
Posted By BEBosworth
I don't believe there is a Bently manual for the...

I don't believe there is a Bently manual for the 6 series, but the 5 series will cover most of the drive train (550).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By BEBosworth
Congratulations on your purchase. Assuming you...

Congratulations on your purchase. Assuming you don't have a significant income stream, I think you chose wisely. No doubt the M6 is a monster and sometimes I wish I had one, but 10 mpg and the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By BEBosworth
Congratulations. Lots of fun to drive. Just...

Congratulations. Lots of fun to drive. Just make sure the drain holes under the tonneau are flowing freely (search this sight for drain holes) or you'll be back here asking why the radio doesn't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By BEBosworth
I prefer the look of a soft top. Plus they take...

I prefer the look of a soft top. Plus they take up way less space when stowed. In the Infiniti hard top convertible, when you fold the top your cargo room goes from 11.8 to 2.5 cu ft, in essence...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By BEBosworth
Did you blow the water out of the connectors?

Did you blow the water out of the connectors?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,882
Posted By BEBosworth
I think the clogged drain under the cabin filter...

I think the clogged drain under the cabin filter on the passenger side is what is causing this rash of IVM failures as it is the component closest to the fender and below the drain hole. The box it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,925
Posted By BEBosworth
I have an 08 650 and disconnected the battery to...

I have an 08 650 and disconnected the battery to do the IVM and had no problems. If I recall correctly I also did it once without disconnecting the battery somewhat by accident and still didn't have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,851
Posted By BEBosworth
No it doesn't.

No it doesn't.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,925
Posted By BEBosworth
Wow, that's a great post! I had some of...

Wow, that's a great post!

I had some of the same issues (failure to start, CEL, rough idling, etc) on my 08 and replaced the IVM and they went away as well. I didn't bother to take the old one...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By BEBosworth
Spun Rod Bearing?? Wow, that's a new one. On a...

Spun Rod Bearing?? Wow, that's a new one. On a V10, that will get expensive (new/resurfaced crank and rod) unless you do it yourself which won't be trivial and will still be fairly expensive.
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