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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 673
Posted By Kevin Bowen
You can buy the solenoids from a place in...

You can buy the solenoids from a place in California for $500, I had a guy rebuild my tranny and it still slipped a little . I then bought the solenoids and he put them in at no extra charge. Perfect...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Smart move on the six banger

Smart move on the six banger
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 673
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Solenoids

Solenoids
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 673
Posted By Kevin Bowen
The tranny solenoid a can go bad. Same thing as...

The tranny solenoid a can go bad. Same thing as Herb is saying. Low pressure. I replaced mine problem solved
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Kevin Bowen
They were there before I did the work on the car...

They were there before I did the work on the car LOL. I just want the codes done. Not going to throw money at those optional features
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Thanks Herb. How do I code them out. Don't want...

Thanks Herb. How do I code them out. Don't want to spend the money on the repairs
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Glad you found a solution, what year is your car ?

Glad you found a solution, what year is your car ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Thanks very much familiar with the term orange...

Thanks very much familiar with the term orange peel done body off restorations on some old British cars did the wet sand and buff for a mirror finish. My point is this stuff came out so well it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
I didn't buy from car quest . My 645 front bumper...

I didn't buy from car quest . My 645 front bumper took three cans of base and three of clear . A hood is getting big for a can job
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Thanks very happy with it.

Thanks very happy with it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
I used their base coat. But then applied the...

I used their base coat. But then applied the separate 2k Glamor 2 pack clear coat ..... Also in an aerosol. .... Went on so smooth and glossy didn't even have to cut and buff. Did my 645 CI front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Replaced headlight lenses

We used a heat gun to soften the old glue. Then used clear silicone for the new lenses . $110 for the pair. European spec . We also refinished the left front fender, see my other post . Car looks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Here's a picture with new headlight lenses. We...

Here's a picture with new headlight lenses. We mounted the refinished fender and the lenses all in one afternoon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Had to fill a small dent. Primed just that area...

Had to fill a small dent. Primed just that area then scuffed the rest with 150 grit . Then applied base coat. Let it cure, then 2 pack clear.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
No runs LOL. Just call Automotive touch up give...

No runs LOL. Just call Automotive touch up give them your paint code
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
No runs will post picture soon

No runs will post picture soon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Refinished left front corner panel base coat clear coat

My son bought a salvaged panel for $40. We sprayed the blue metallic base coat first . The tge Glamor 2k clear coat 2 pack in an aerosol can results are amazing
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Installed new headlight lenses

Hi guys. We used a heat gun to soften the old glue. Then clear silicone for the new ones wow what a difference
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Refinished my sons front quarter panel

Hi guys my son bought a salvaged quarter panel for $40. We put two spray cans of blue metallic and two cans of the 2 pack glamor clear coat. Amazing results, as when I posted my 645 CI bumper...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Turning off Messages

Does anyone know if the adaptive headlight error and active steering error messages can be turned off ?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Re-finishing your own bumper

I sprayed the base color on the entire bumper because I had a lot of chips.

It used 3 cans of base coat and three cans of the 2K Glamor clear. The 2K Glamor clear is as 2-pack and the results were...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Voltage regulator swap

I just uploaded my DIY. Hope this helps and good luck.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Alternator repair / Voltage regulator replacement

Some of you guys have asked for this. Sorry for the delay. Had to find it.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Kevin Bowen
I used 3m 2 part spot putty filler, sand it...

I used 3m 2 part spot putty filler, sand it smooth with 150 grit, then prime then wet sand whole tank with 600 grit. Put a tack coat of base coat on the tank , then two light coats. Let dry for 24...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Happy to text more pix, it would only let me...

Happy to text more pix, it would only let me upload one photo
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