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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
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I respect Marks point of view, but in this...

I respect Marks point of view, but in this instance I would change the whole thrust assembly including all the bushes on both sides. You can buy the whole assembly with the bushings already inserted...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
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Ebay is the best place, often for sale, remember...

Ebay is the best place, often for sale, remember you remove your CD Changer to install and you need to have it coded into the car.........
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
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Whenever you remove the pan it comes with a built...

Whenever you remove the pan it comes with a built in seal and filter so if it has leaked you would change the pan complete, you would also probably change all of the bolts as they give problems when...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
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Given your car is black! then no debate you paint...

Given your car is black! then no debate you paint the whole door!!!!
Black is the most unforgiving colour for showing up blemishes
(ps the true spelling of colour not the color!!! Lol)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,276
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If it is the auto ensure they change the...

If it is the auto ensure they change the mechatronics sleeve whilst doing the filter and also ensure they use brand new bolts (24?) when putting the transmission pan back on!!!! You may think this is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
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One of the issues sometimes missed with these...

One of the issues sometimes missed with these pressurised systems is to much pressure, even a couple of PSi can make a big difference, much better to be slightly less than more, it will still do the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By 645/333
I always grease and oil all hinges and stops...

I always grease and oil all hinges and stops periodically, you should also check the hydraulic oil reservoir level for the Top, this is in the side panel of the boot.
Also remember to measure and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 877
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Getting black correct is one of the hardest...

Getting black correct is one of the hardest resprays to do! it seems you have achieved a superb finnish!!! Your correct about colours going with black, gold somehow works but doesn't work!!!!...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
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Subject to access to the rear of where the bolt...

Subject to access to the rear of where the bolt hole is you could use a clip, another would be to use a small amount of filler, let it harden fully then re-tap with a screw, relatively easy to do and...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-24-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By 645/333
Just browsing this forum as I am considering a...

Just browsing this forum as I am considering a new 6 series, having had an earlier model. The protect the aluminium and steel parts look for a product called ACF50.
Spray it all over the engine,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
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Might be a simple question? but how much did you...

Might be a simple question? but how much did you drain and did you measure it? Secondly when you drop the pan you can only remove approx. 5.6ltrs of fluid the rest is in the torque converter. so it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,280
Posted By 645/333
That is called a ribbon cable!!! they can be...

That is called a ribbon cable!!! they can be notorious for not sitting correctly especially at the connection end.............
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,700
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Following on from Yorgi's thread, it has been...

Following on from Yorgi's thread, it has been stated many times that you should stick with BMW's own coolant and personally see no reason to differ from this viewpoint.
The BMW coolant is no more...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,314
Posted By 645/333
Hi ! As a person who has actually sold his 6...

Hi ! As a person who has actually sold his 6 series a couple of years ago, I do miss that car and keep on saying to myself to buy a new one of the later model without the N62 engine.
I currently...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
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It may well be that cleaning the corrosion from...

It may well be that cleaning the corrosion from the circuit board cures the faults without having to replace the unit for a new one. Especially if you put a protective film over it to prevent...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
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The price difference is due to the fact that the...

The price difference is due to the fact that the design engineers of the 6 series are paid significantly more for the 6 series body than the designers of the 5 series, one looks like a bathtub and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 921
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I think Yorgi is missing because in part the...

I think Yorgi is missing because in part the forum is very mature now and many of the earlier issues and fun with the car have been identified so many times over the last number of years.
Many of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By 645/333
The original batteries have always been AGM. You...

The original batteries have always been AGM. You could consider getting a larger battery, the next one up! and still code it the same way. Also worth checking the voltage regulator as, having read so...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
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There are certain items that cannot be reset...

There are certain items that cannot be reset easily if they are changed well ahead of time, and yes the solution is changing dates...........
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
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I think the point should be that not so much that...

I think the point should be that not so much that the car is "over engineered" but the fact that the components do not match the cars engineering design.
All to often the failures are due to cheaply...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,525
Posted By 645/333
Trying to save coolant is really not the major...

Trying to save coolant is really not the major factor here, BMW coolant is not expensive and do not be fooled into using some other manufacturers coolant, BMW coolant is designed for its engine and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
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Sadly no cheats other than to buy the cheapest...

Sadly no cheats other than to buy the cheapest available Sat-Nav disc update and the latest revisions. Post code improvements did not come in till much later, even then it is only the first two...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By 645/333
No particular answer, but you really could do...

No particular answer, but you really could do with buying the WDS dvd for BMW's, the wiring diagram uses the 5 series as the basic car and adds elements for the 6 series........ I find this DVD...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By 645/333
Pleased you have found your answer, I am sure you...

Pleased you have found your answer, I am sure you have cracked it now!:thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By 645/333
If you are up to speed on coding, then I believe...

If you are up to speed on coding, then I believe this is menu driven and fairly easy, so you will hopefully have the answer in your own hands......best of luck!!!
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