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Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-06-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By hipertec
Wonder which spark plugs are the best... Bosch or...

Wonder which spark plugs are the best... Bosch or ngk?

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Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-04-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By hipertec
Looks like I would need to do a spark plug change...

Looks like I would need to do a spark plug change in the next month. These instructions will be invaluable. What is the Best plugs to use on a 645ci?
Forum: 6 Series 03-21-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By hipertec
Thank you 645/333. I noticed the unit sets pretty...

Thank you 645/333. I noticed the unit sets pretty warm. I this normal? And being my BMW battery is fairly new is it healthy to be charging overnight maybe twice a month? I drive my car to work...
Forum: 6 Series 03-20-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By hipertec
Sorry to bring up an old thread. But this was...

Sorry to bring up an old thread. But this was the newest one using search. I have a ctek 3300 with a new BMW battery. Should the setting by on the last button of the 4 setting? Its the one with...
Forum: California 08-03-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By hipertec
Forum: 6 Series 07-18-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By hipertec
Re: Battery says "insignificantly charged" Can I recharge it externally?

Thanks..how many days did it take to charge to bring the battery to green?
Forum: 6 Series 07-17-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By hipertec
Re: Battery says "insignificantly charged" Can I recharge it externally?

Thanks guys. This afternoon while at work I called my son to check on the charger...he said it was on full charge green..aye! Then 1 min later it went back to charge mode. Weird. So kept it the same....
Forum: 6 Series 07-16-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By hipertec
I received my CTEK 3300 charger yesterday. Hooked...

I received my CTEK 3300 charger yesterday. Hooked it up at the hood battery points and started charging. The only thing is that this afternoon, it was still charging (1 whole day). I havent checked...
Forum: 6 Series 07-14-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By hipertec
Re: Battery says "insignificantly charged" Can I recharge it externally?

Thanks guys for your feedback. I have ordered the ctek 3300 and hopefully it will bring life back to my battery. Question...I thought the best way to recharge is it hook it up at the engine bay...
Forum: 6 Series 07-12-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By hipertec
Re: Battery says "insignificantly charged" Can I recharge it externally?

Amazon has the Battery Tender Plus 021-0128 and the Ctek 3300. Which would be best for my need since my battery states insignificantly charged? Will these charge up my battery? If I jump start the...
Forum: 6 Series 07-12-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By hipertec
Re: Battery says "insignificantly charged" Can I recharge it externally?

This is my second battery ....maybe about 3 hrs old. Replaced under warranty from BMW. Can I order the "battery tender plus" from amazon and just connect it at the hood overnight to charge my...
Forum: 6 Series 07-12-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By hipertec
Re: Battery and Alternator US prices?

Sorry to bring up an old thread. My indictor shows insignificantly charge. How do I charge my battery and can a Sears battery charger work? Can I take the battery out of the car and charge it, then...
Forum: 6 Series 07-12-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By hipertec
Battery says "insignificantly charged" Can I recharge it externally?

My car was not turning over so I checked the battery. There are 3 indicators, fully charge, insignificantly charged, and replace battery.
Since mine states the middle, does it mean I can just put a...
Forum: 6 Series 06-22-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By hipertec
Re: (Los Angeles area) Mechanic "price quote" wanted for N62 Valve Stem replacement*

Great post AB. This is invaluable to try before spending the $$
Forum: 6 Series 06-22-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,521
Posted By hipertec
Re: Navigation DVD won't eject

Can anyone recommend the brand of disc to use? I have an 2011 version and it would stop working after a few days. It may be the brand of disc. Thanks for your help.
Forum: 6 Series 06-18-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By hipertec
Re: (Los Angeles area) Mechanic "price quote" wanted for N62 Valve Stem replacement*

Check with Cisco beemers in Rancho Cucamonga on 8th St.
Forum: 6 Series 06-02-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By hipertec
White design, did you resurface your rotors or...

White design, did you resurface your rotors or just put on a new set of pads? I have to do my rears very soon.
Forum: 6 Series 06-01-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By hipertec
Re: Brake pads and rotors

I was told that you need to replace the rotors and pads together. Is this true or can you resurface the rotors?
Forum: 6 Series 06-01-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By hipertec
Re: Best brake pads and rotors for 650i?

How are the stop tech drill rotors? I need to replace my rears would would like the look but wouldn't want to chance if they are prone to warping or ?
Forum: 6 Series 05-13-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By hipertec
The first change was about 60k...then the hoses...

The first change was about 60k...then the hoses last week was 89k. Both don't cost too much and can be done easily on a nice weekend.
Forum: 6 Series 05-12-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By hipertec
I changed the vent tube and expansion tank about...

I changed the vent tube and expansion tank about a year ago due to a small leak on the vent tube. Yesterday I changed out the upper and lower Hose, and temp sensor. Its a good idea to change all at...
Forum: 6 Series 05-08-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,332
Posted By hipertec
Re: Oil Leak!

Thanks for the reply. Do you have the instructions on to change it out? The link is no longer there from tis. I read that matching the crankshaft is the hardest part...how do you line up the shaft to...
Forum: 6 Series 05-08-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,498
Posted By hipertec
Re: 645ci Oil Leak help - have pic

I'm sorry for bringing up an old thread. My vacuum pump is leaking and I am hoping someone can help. The link to the diy tis is no longer available so hoping someone has saved it that they can share....
Forum: 6 Series 05-08-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,332
Posted By hipertec
Re: Oil Leak!

I think my vacuum pump is leaking. Its coming from there and dripping all over. Does anyone know how much is this part and how difficult it is to replace? Or should I take it to a shop?
Please help....
Forum: California 05-08-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By hipertec
Re: BMW Mechanic in the Inland Empire

How is euro tech? Are they reasonable?

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