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Forum: 6 Series DIY 08-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,725
Posted By the6dude
Awesome! Thanks for sharing! Sent from...

Awesome!
Thanks for sharing!

Sent from my GT-N5110 using BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,249
Posted By the6dude
It's a pretty ease and straight forward process....

It's a pretty ease and straight forward process. About a hour worth if work strt to finish. I'll see if I can find some info for you.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-13-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By the6dude
All done! New o-ring, alternator bracket,...

All done! New o-ring, alternator bracket, tensioner, drive belt, oil and filter and breather valves. She is running better than ever! And no leaks!! Thanks for the help HerbP:thumbup:. I owe you a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By the6dude
I'm half way home! Finally got the alternator...

I'm half way home! Finally got the alternator bracket off last night. That's the good news. The bad news is that I broke it getting it off. I didn't realize there was a small bolt under the motor...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-30-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,418
Posted By the6dude
Well all the research I've done still suggests...

Well all the research I've done still suggests that the only fix is to replace the entire rack for $1100?? I haven't had time to look at it lately, I've been knee deep trying to replace my alternator...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By the6dude
Ok. I'm still at it. It has been a very slow...

Ok. I'm still at it. It has been a very slow process since I'm working on it a few hours at a time after work and on off days. I can tell you that this is by far the most frustrating repair I've done...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-14-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By the6dude
There are what appear to be 4 male torx screws on...

There are what appear to be 4 male torx screws on the far back end of the alternator bracket. They are very difficult to reach. I have 3 out and having a very hard time reaching the last one. It...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-13-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By the6dude
Well I started the project and it's a major PITA!...

Well I started the project and it's a major PITA! The four torx bolts on the back of the alternator bracket are ridiculous :tsk:! I have three of them out, I'll try to get to the last one tomorrow.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By the6dude
Thanks HerbP! The o-ring is on order and I'll...

Thanks HerbP! The o-ring is on order and I'll start the fun when it arrives. I'll keep you posted on the progress!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-01-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By the6dude
my turn!!

Hey guys, I think its my turn to replace the alternator bracket o ring. I've had a small leak for a while but a couple of days ago I notice a very large amount. I took a look and no leak until I turn...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-09-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By the6dude
No knocking at all. I can be sitting still and...

No knocking at all. I can be sitting still and turn the wheel and hear clicking/popping. No noise is associated with braking.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-09-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By the6dude
Happened to me too!

Happened to me too!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-09-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By the6dude
tie rod replacement?

So, this is what's happening...When i turn the wheel (right or left) coming out of the garage or parking, I hear a click, click, popping noise coming from the front end. I have also noticed that my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-14-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,510
Posted By the6dude
Is it leaking from from the front weep hole?...

Is it leaking from from the front weep hole? Sounds like it may be an easy fix. Maybe the expansion tank or a bad hose. The weep hole leak is a much slower leak. I've gone through all of those!...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-13-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By the6dude
Nope! No reprogramming needed for the alternator.

Nope! No reprogramming needed for the alternator.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-05-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,249
Posted By the6dude
You should be able to get to it without moving or...

You should be able to get to it without moving or removing anything. I was able to unplug the connector from under the car. It can be done from up top but I wasn't sure how the connector was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-05-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,249
Posted By the6dude
Yep! The oil pressure switch can be changed...

Yep! The oil pressure switch can be changed without removing the vacuum pump. I replaced mine in about 30 minutes.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-04-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,242
Posted By the6dude
HerbP, I'll be waiting on your DIY!!!:thumbup:

HerbP, I'll be waiting on your DIY!!!:thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-01-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By the6dude
Yeah mine is still stuck too! I have had to...

Yeah mine is still stuck too! I have had to replace my alternator and my coils. I haven't had time lately. That may have to be my August project. I am wondering if we can get these things working...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-29-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,249
Posted By the6dude
Any update Dawg1???????????

Any update Dawg1???????????
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-24-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,372
Posted By the6dude
Nice find Davy b!:thumbup:

Nice find Davy b!:thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,249
Posted By the6dude
OK, take a look at the first pic (696) it shows...

OK, take a look at the first pic (696) it shows the wiring loom below the vacuum pump that connects to the oil pressure switch. Oil will seep out of this from the oil pressure switch when it goes...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,249
Posted By the6dude
I just took a few pics I'll post shortly. I don't...

I just took a few pics I'll post shortly. I don't think you pump is leaking from the top. It typically leaks from the rubber o ring seal.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,249
Posted By the6dude
First check the oil pressure switch. It is...

First check the oil pressure switch. It is located under the vacuum pump on the block. You DO NOT have to remove the vacuum pump to get to it. I used a larger deep socket that fit right over the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-15-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,652
Posted By the6dude
Cool. Good luck and keep us posted!

Cool. Good luck and keep us posted!
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