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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
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Remember the headlight ones work after 5 squirts...

Remember the headlight ones work after 5 squirts of the windshield washers.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
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Every American I have known who comes to visit...

Every American I have known who comes to visit and work in the UK are totally flabbergasted at the driving ability of UK drivers!! They are amazed at how narrow our roads are even A roads and in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
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The steering wheel is on the correct side it is...

The steering wheel is on the correct side it is just that following the Boston Tea Party Americans and their Canadian cousins decided to do the complete opposite of everything English, hence they...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
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There is a thread with pictures on here showing...

There is a thread with pictures on here showing the issues and how to repair, it probably the cable or it's end connector broken, either way the door panel will have to come off to rectify.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
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This is an old issue, if you do a good search you...

This is an old issue, if you do a good search you will find a number of experiences and some DIY's. The dealer will want to charge you a fortune, but it can be done much cheaper1
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
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If it really bothers you you can always buy some...

If it really bothers you you can always buy some spare plug to close off the holes, won't be expensive and may give you the finish you are looking for! those holes are for twist ie 90degree turn to...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-04-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,713
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Here in the UK is the source of my data! I have...

Here in the UK is the source of my data! I have now sold my Z4 (E89), my daughter still has her Z4(E85), so I cannot be accused of negative BMW bias, as the best car I have ever had was my BMW 645Ci....
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-02-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,713
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BMW Z4 E89 is privately BMW's problem child, they...

BMW Z4 E89 is privately BMW's problem child, they do not make it known outside of BMW corporate but it is acknowledged as being a bad car, poor reputation from many owners, especially those who have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By 645/333
Top Gear Australian challenge

Hi! Just watched a new episode of TOP Gear here in the UK, whilst in general the quality of the programmes have dropped over the last couple of seasons (they have their ego's so far up their bums)...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
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What did he get for his $2k dollars ----------4...

What did he get for his $2k dollars ----------4 Wheels and a 650 badge, the rest of the car to follow, oh it Broke!!!! he got a puncture lol:slap:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 570
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Don't zip tie to the bottom grill as this affects...

Don't zip tie to the bottom grill as this affects the engine and oil cooler cooling!!!! Here in the UK we have had front number plates since cars were invented and agree they really affect the cars...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
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When the battery is disconnected you will get the...

When the battery is disconnected you will get the steering warning sign, all you have to do is to reset it by moving the steering wheel lock to lock a few times and this will clear...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
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Toyota, Ford and Chevvy V8's are very reliable in...

Toyota, Ford and Chevvy V8's are very reliable in the main, but they do not have the finesse or the power to weight capability of the Germanic V8's, not saying this has any direct comparison but as...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,490
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WD 40 should not affect the the electronics as it...

WD 40 should not affect the the electronics as it does not conduct current. It might be worth checking the grounding to the battery, which is the black cable that goes about 6 inches under the floor...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
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Find out where your second key is located/stored...

Find out where your second key is located/stored as many forget they have one especially as a sole user of the car........... not saying this is your issues but warrants a look.....
Those with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
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I do not think that BMW can manufacture a long...

I do not think that BMW can manufacture a long term reliable V8 engine...... there seems to be no end to the design issues, resulting in major engine rebuilds etc.,
When you consider they are using...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By 645/333
To be fair once it has cracked then the only way...

To be fair once it has cracked then the only way to repair is a respray and just ensure other bolts will not cause a similar issue!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,775
Posted By 645/333
these engines do not like being run on low oil...

these engines do not like being run on low oil levels!!! I always kept mine topped up........
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-07-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By 645/333
I follow a strict process when cleaning my car,...

I follow a strict process when cleaning my car, especially with darker colours. I use snow foam (good quality as not all are the same) to remove grit and contaminants first, then hose down using high...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By 645/333
Those bolts have a tension spec to allow the...

Those bolts have a tension spec to allow the fender to flex, under each one of those bolts is a rubber grommet. You can release the bolt slightly to take any undue pressure off. It may well be that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By 645/333
Do you mean the plastic fender? as it is not...

Do you mean the plastic fender? as it is not riveted on, there are bolted on, but if the bolts are to tight (yes they have a bolt tolerance to work to!) then it is possible for the plastic/metal to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
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It is important that the car is on the level both...

It is important that the car is on the level both front to back and side to side when up on ramps or axle stands.
The other thing people miss is that there is a bolt tightening sequence for the pan...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By 645/333
Excuse my ignorance here! but when you say...

Excuse my ignorance here! but when you say headlamps and fog lamps are you talking about the clear lens covers????
I can understand the work on the bumpers, I trust you are using a compressor and...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-03-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,180
Posted By 645/333
Here is a link...

Here is a link http://www.ur-windschott.de/index%20en.htm
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-03-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,180
Posted By 645/333
They often advertise on Ebay, (German site)....

They often advertise on Ebay, (German site). Their main site is also in English and they do export to the US. They may even have an agent in the States. There lots of pictures of most of the models...
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