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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 923
Posted By tampamark
I agree, it is strange that a 1/3/4 series would...

I agree, it is strange that a 1/3/4 series would get it before a 6. But then you realize that BMW is all about sales and leads the auto-world in profits, and what better way to attract the masses to...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 923
Posted By tampamark
In the history of the U.S. model of the 6 series...

In the history of the U.S. model of the 6 series it has always been the last vehicle in the BMW line-up to get updates to the Idrive. The 3/5/7 always got updates one year before, also Euro 6 series...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By tampamark
Nice storage lift!!! :thumbup:

Nice storage lift!!! :thumbup:
Forum: 6 Series DIY 12-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,221
Posted By tampamark
That is a very cool too!!! :thumbup:

That is a very cool too!!! :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By tampamark
Seems to me you have not made any attempt to...

Seems to me you have not made any attempt to search these topics out, they are plentiful on the board and discussed virtually weekly. I think if you learn a bit more then you may have more focused...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-21-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By tampamark
Double trouble there!

Double trouble there!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-21-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By tampamark
The update is map only, the Idrive is the same.

The update is map only, the Idrive is the same.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By tampamark
Good luck with the new car, love my 6 but there...

Good luck with the new car, love my 6 but there are bunch of other cars I consider replacing it with. Not the 3 or 4 though, so many different cars, so little time...Jaguar, Aston Martin, Maserati,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By tampamark
Your are welcome, I am glad it was of use! ...

Your are welcome, I am glad it was of use!

A buddy of mine had a local guy that would perform labor jobs on his 5 series and charged a similar price for the brake job. Which by the way is an...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By tampamark
Your car does look great! I don't know if...

Your car does look great!

I don't know if our reasons are the same, but it seems I do what you are doing. I pay for things like oil changes and brake fluid flushes, mainly because they are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By tampamark
Probably was cut and used for something else, so...

Probably was cut and used for something else, so no plug to find. Keep looking for some wires!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By tampamark
That is a real bummer, I guess it is a US car...

That is a real bummer, I guess it is a US car standard option. I have never removed the socket so I don't have anything for you on that one, if no one chimes in you might want to start a new thread...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By tampamark
There is another socket under the glove...

There is another socket under the glove compartment. If you look up under where the passenger feet are it is tucked away in the back corner. See if that one is working, might help your...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-14-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By tampamark
Check fuse #87 in the trunk

Check fuse #87 in the trunk
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By tampamark
Yes, I have the 5 series e60 spare tire and it...

Yes, I have the 5 series e60 spare tire and it fits with no issue.

Search this forum using "spare tire" and you will see more info on this including picture and links to sources. For review...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,142
Posted By tampamark
No need to crack open the alternator, the...

No need to crack open the alternator, the replacement valeo regulator has the brushes. Bolt it on and you are good to go

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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By tampamark
replacing the IVM has been a solution for some. ...

replacing the IVM has been a solution for some. Also, another member replaced the cpu cooling fan. Both are located in the same place, underneath the microfilter housing passenger side of engine. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-06-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By tampamark
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By tampamark
A buddy of mine just traded his 2008 550 for a...

A buddy of mine just traded his 2008 550 for a 2013 535. Loves the car, loves the better gas mileage, but misses the smooth power of the V8. But the new technology and new styled interior is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-04-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,030
Posted By tampamark
Read up on the Audi carbon buildup issue with the...

Read up on the Audi carbon buildup issue with the direct injection:

http://www.audizine.com/forum/showthread.php/336352-Audi-FSI-Engine-Carbon-Build-up-Megathread

That car is not perfect either!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By tampamark
+1, the cost of moving to the newer car would not...

+1, the cost of moving to the newer car would not offset the cost of just keeping the car you have and repairing. But that is the case any time you are upgrading a vehicle!!!

Keep in mind that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,030
Posted By tampamark
I agree with Roseng, of all the problem areas on...

I agree with Roseng, of all the problem areas on this car I do not consider the automatic transmission to be one of them. Sure, it is prone to developing some leaks, but that is par for the course...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By tampamark
I hear you. I put a hellish shine on the 6 this...

I hear you. I put a hellish shine on the 6 this weekend and took it to the tailgate Sunday. Even though everyone has seen it before they haven't in a while, I usually drive my Jeep, company car, or...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By tampamark
Hey Pixl, not sure if you are aware, but you are...

Hey Pixl, not sure if you are aware, but you are in the wrong forum. This is the 2004-2010 previous generation 6er.

I have read all the issues on your forum and I feel for you and the others...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-28-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By tampamark
Looking good!!! :thumbup:

Looking good!!! :thumbup:
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