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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By tampamark
Gas is at it's lowest point in a long time,...

Gas is at it's lowest point in a long time, personally never have worried myself over the incremental difference that increasing MPG would yield. If I could find a way to use more gas and have the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,994
Posted By tampamark
Well done Tim, though the 6 series in the picture...

Well done Tim, though the 6 series in the picture is the post is the new 2012 F12 version of the car. I am always nitpicking...:dunno:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,994
Posted By tampamark
Yes, I wonder what magic fix that is new that...

Yes, I wonder what magic fix that is new that will resolve this issue. Every other fix didn't work because it was a design flaw.

Probably more snake oil, the best everyone can hope for is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,313
Posted By tampamark
The only decent outcome is compensation. I had...

The only decent outcome is compensation. I had my car in for TSB and software updates and it didn't fix the issue. Others have had there car in up to 10 times while under factory warranty and it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By tampamark
I searched using power steering flush, not...

I searched using power steering flush, not change. It helps that I remember that it had been done before, benefit of many years on the board.

You are correct that the smg is on its own system.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By tampamark
Yes, you can do this and here is a previous DIY...

Yes, you can do this and here is a previous DIY writeup you can follow. Keep in mind the Dynamic Drive and Steering are on the same hydraulic system.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,994
Posted By tampamark
I just received paperwork in the mail for the...

I just received paperwork in the mail for the class action, as a previous owner it seems I am entitled to participate.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By tampamark
!~

OK, a quick note, I noticed the Carfax was free to view, the car was originally titled in California. So it seems to be the car that is described in that thread above.

Peace out!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By tampamark
Hey Tom, hope you are doing well. First, that...

Hey Tom, hope you are doing well. First, that 2010 Alpina is just a body kit and very strongly believe that the car you are seeing is from the post below, how it got from SoCal to St Pete is a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,040
Posted By tampamark
Someone yell "get off my lawn" already :mad: ...

Someone yell "get off my lawn" already :mad:

Wait, you guys may be old but you are VERY young at heart cruising in BMW style. :thumbup:

OK, if you want to straighten out your tires don't just...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,770
Posted By tampamark
I am eyeing the one in your signature...

I am eyeing the one in your signature...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By tampamark
Yeah, ditto on the Akebono. When you first...

Yeah, ditto on the Akebono. When you first install them it feels like they aren't working as well since they don't have the initial grip of the OEM pads. But I found that stopping performance was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By tampamark
When I had my Porsche it was determined that...

When I had my Porsche it was determined that Zimmerman manufatured the rotors and could be bought under that name brand for much less expense. The same is true for BMW, I bought the Zimmerman named...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,770
Posted By tampamark
You are doing the right thing, keeping it as a...

You are doing the right thing, keeping it as a spare just doesn't work in my book, too much cost for too little gain! In the end it will be something else to maintain and pay insurance on and it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By tampamark
Not sure if there is a switched power there, if...

Not sure if there is a switched power there, if not review this lighting guide in the diy section from 30yrVeteran. He ran it from the accessory in the cabin, details below:
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,984
Posted By tampamark
I spoke with them a couple of years ago, I wish I...

I spoke with them a couple of years ago, I wish I had used them after reading your post. I went with a BMW indie off Anderson and it was a disaster. They replaced the gasket, but it was leaking...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By tampamark
Bob, I get it, I bought my 2006 650 in 2009, so...

Bob, I get it, I bought my 2006 650 in 2009, so it was 3 years old. A one owner car. It is a spectacularly beautiful car, even now when I see a the previous generation 6 on the road it catches my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By tampamark
Prone to dramatic statements? Feel free to start...

Prone to dramatic statements? Feel free to start the class action, rally the troops.

I feel your pain and you are very late to the complaint party. This has been discussed, and re-discussed,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,037
Posted By tampamark
I would have to disagree as the 6 is a collection...

I would have to disagree as the 6 is a collection of items ready to go at any time. While under my Mercury Autopom warranty I had the following in a car that had 55k to 60k in miles:

Alternator...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By tampamark
You are making some serious progress with that 6!...

You are making some serious progress with that 6!

Another consideration is to update that convertible boot lid. It is an easy DIY for someone like yourself:
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,037
Posted By tampamark
I agree that this is not as good of a deal as...

I agree that this is not as good of a deal as Derek received for his newer car. This the way these policies work, the older the car the harder it is to get coverage and the allowable amounts...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,037
Posted By tampamark
Yeah, I waited the time and miles before using...

Yeah, I waited the time and miles before using and they still used the pre-existing clause, which I was not aware of at that time. This the reason I give you warning to make sure there aren't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By tampamark
Funny, when I bought my Boxster back in 2000 I...

Funny, when I bought my Boxster back in 2000 I used a HELOC to finance. I can afford to pay for my cars up front but prefer to invest over outlaying the cash, I chose this route over a standard car...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,037
Posted By tampamark
Yes, I agree, it was No Beuno, No Bueno at all. ...

Yes, I agree, it was No Beuno, No Bueno at all.



Smart choice, you can blow through $3500 in one visit if all goes badly. Also, keep in mind that if you go with a longer term policy, say for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By tampamark
It is 3.46, I was told by Jim Blanton at...

It is 3.46, I was told by Jim Blanton at Performance Gearing that you can go up to a 4.10 without issue. He seems to be a leading LSD and custom differential builder for BMW's. I have no idea about...
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