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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By rebel.ranter
Hi, Yes it is a good idea to get the unit...

Hi,
Yes it is a good idea to get the unit coded to the car. There are actually 5 units in the CCC:
- CGATE
- CHOST
- CTUNE
- CAUDI
- CAPPL

You should code them in this order. You can do...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By rebel.ranter
Sounds like cracked hose pipes going to the...

Sounds like cracked hose pipes going to the nozzles in the hood. A big problem on the e39 5 series, may be the sane on e63. Pop the hood & get some one to press squirt from inside car to see where...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By rebel.ranter
I have a regular 630i & an M6 and I can tell you...

I have a regular 630i & an M6 and I can tell you that there are lots of (expensive) differences between the two. Best of luck in your search for an M6.
Another option to consider is to add a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By rebel.ranter
What it the voltage reading with the car no...

What it the voltage reading with the car no running? It should be over 12V when switched of & over 14V when running.
Have you had any diagnostic test run on the car? It sounds like a voltage...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By rebel.ranter
Ha! That's is the standard size licence plate for...

Ha! That's is the standard size licence plate for almost every country outside US & Canada.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By rebel.ranter
I would suggest that your TPM problem may be...

I would suggest that your TPM problem may be related to your weak battery. When the battery goes low in these cars (e6x & e9x BMWs) the electrics do all sorts of crazy things, the most common is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By rebel.ranter
You can remove the CD changer by you mud close...

You can remove the CD changer by you mud close the fibre optic loop when you do. You can get two types of fibre loop connectors to do this. Item number 7 or 9 will do the trick, part number:...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By rebel.ranter
The e46 SMG wheel is in my e39, not the e63! I...

The e46 SMG wheel is in my e39, not the e63!
I have a proper e63 SMG wheel in my e63(s).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By rebel.ranter
Hi, I did this exact project on my e39 using an...

Hi, I did this exact project on my e39 using an e46 M3 wheel & slip ring. The slip ring had an additional 2 pins on it that were for the +/- feeds which I just ran a wire from down to the auto lever...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By rebel.ranter
E63 M6 Brake Pedal travel

Hi all, I just bought an e63 M6 & I have noticed that the brake pedal travel is quite a good but more noticeable than my 630i. The M6 has just had a brake fluid change & the front & rear pads were...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By rebel.ranter
If you want to get Euro plates made up you could...

If you want to get Euro plates made up you could try www.eireplates.com

You can get German font, with anything you want written on them. Or if you don't feel like buying here you can always try...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By rebel.ranter
I wouldn't shy away from SMG because of horror...

I wouldn't shy away from SMG because of horror stories, they are actually reliable enough. Only shy away if you like driving a manual, or you prefer a super smooth auto shift. SMG is a halfway house...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By rebel.ranter
The coding that was carried out on your car so...

The coding that was carried out on your car so far is very basic coding. There are a myriad of options that you can change using NCS Expert. You can set any specific light type to be the DRL, you can...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By rebel.ranter
That's surprising that you think there is stuff...

That's surprising that you think there is stuff missing from TIS, have you got a copy of TOS & you are using the repair instructions section? This is what the dealers use themselves so everything...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By rebel.ranter
It's around a good while, good ole Rooskies! ...

It's around a good while, good ole Rooskies!

Here's another version of it, also around a while:

http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By rebel.ranter
I posted this in another thread but also relevant...

I posted this in another thread but also relevant here, very useful guide here:

BMW TIS...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By rebel.ranter
Just make sure it is a 17' wheel & not a 16'...

Just make sure it is a 17' wheel & not a 16' wheel.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By rebel.ranter
Alternatively have a look on EBay & search for...

Alternatively have a look on EBay & search for BMW TIS to get a proper copy of it, it is probably available on download sites somewhere too but i don't know where.

On EBay it is usually teamed up...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By rebel.ranter
Hi, the TIS manual is where it is at: Click...

Hi, the TIS manual is where it is at:

Click on repair manual here:

BMW TIS...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 82,057
Posted By rebel.ranter
The password is: bmwcoding.com

The password is:

bmwcoding.com
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 548
Posted By rebel.ranter
If you've tried all three steps then it looks...

If you've tried all three steps then it looks like it is the 4th one, the CID is afaulty. The good news is that these are cheap & plentiful. Many for sale on EBay as usual.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 548
Posted By rebel.ranter
1. I would check connection at CID (screen) end...

1. I would check connection at CID (screen) end first.
2. Next check connection at the back of your own CCC.
3. Then try your replacement CCC. If this works then organise getting it coded to the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By rebel.ranter
Yep, attahced is an official guide on how to...

Yep, attahced is an official guide on how to replace the bulb (12V 5W bulb by the way).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 548
Posted By rebel.ranter
The one taken on the carpeted stariwell in my...

The one taken on the carpeted stariwell in my post above. There is a second smaller unit on top of the CCC, it is called a MASK unit, which is a base model iDrive unit that European cars got & also...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 548
Posted By rebel.ranter
My car didn't have a CCC or Sat Nav from the...

My car didn't have a CCC or Sat Nav from the factory so I retrofitted it. The unit on top of the CCC in my second picture above is the M-ASK (or MASK) unit.

When I was doing the retrofit I footed...
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