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Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-18-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By Pixl
This was my first automatic transmission, and it...

This was my first automatic transmission, and it was a huge change from driving a stick, so part of it is just that. BUT, what's better in the E63 over my F13...

Hydraulic steering, better in E63...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-18-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By Pixl
If you are considering moving up to an F12, take...

If you are considering moving up to an F12, take a thorough test drive before signing on the dotted line.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,509
Posted By Pixl
Be sure to get your drivers license with 10 days...

Be sure to get your drivers license with 10 days of establishing residency, or you will be in for a financial shock.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-31-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By Pixl
Great insight and objectivity in your...

Great insight and objectivity in your assessments. Bravo.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Pixl
Learn more about the 6 in general and specifically the M6...

Internal BMW training document found online:

I really like the info on page 64...

http://prodcds.bmwuniversity.com/courses/Technical/OL1201/F12-F13%20M6%20Complete%20Vehicle.pdf
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By Pixl
My starter too was replaced. Big difference in...

My starter too was replaced. Big difference in start sturdiness and ignition response, in other words, she fires right up.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-15-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By Pixl
Mine had the same brief grinding sound on cold...

Mine had the same brief grinding sound on cold start. They are replacing the starter, among other unrelatied items. I'm 3 warranty claims in the first 30 days. Warranty work gets done after all cash...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-12-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By Pixl
Maybe it's my oxygen tanks and walker causing all...

Maybe it's my oxygen tanks and walker causing all of this?

Seriously, the flight attendants in First Class tend to be more appealing than coach. And have you actually driven a Cadillac, lately?...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By Pixl
My 2012 F13 is doing the same thing. Got the...

My 2012 F13 is doing the same thing. Got the Drivetrain Malfunction warning too. Dealer took it for a day, said they want to do more tests. Gave me an X1 loaner. It was like someone swapped my flight...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-24-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,461
Posted By Pixl
It's a beauty... Like the not-black interior. ...

It's a beauty... Like the not-black interior.


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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-17-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By Pixl
Would you debadge your 650i?

Thinking about it to make the car more understated. I am also getting my unfair share of challengers on the road.

Just what did BMW owners do to Nissan/Infinity owners to make them react so...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-17-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,430
Posted By Pixl
I think BMW needs a recall on this Drivetrain...

I think BMW needs a recall on this Drivetrain Malfunction issue. Never seen a car shake so violently in 30 years of driving.

If mine does it again, it's off to the Maserati dealer.


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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-08-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Pixl
I did the same thing. I noticed all these times...

I did the same thing. I noticed all these times missing, so I took them all out of my trade-in, an earlier 650i and put them in my new one.


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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-06-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By Pixl
I did not thoroughly test the heat as I am in the...

I did not thoroughly test the heat as I am in the desert and will rarely use it. My expectations of the ventilated seats was to cool the surface and minimize sweat. Turning on the feature does...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-06-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By Pixl
Yes, the markings are clear. But thanks for...

Yes, the markings are clear. But thanks for emphasizing this.


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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-05-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By Pixl
Ventilated seats?

My ventilated and heated seats have separate controls for each function, however, the ventilated seats control is activating the heating element throughout the seat.

Extremely frustrating to get...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-31-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By Pixl
I have only gotten mine to work while parking. In...

I have only gotten mine to work while parking. In reverse, hit the camera button to the left of the gear stick, then use iDrive to select the top view. I may not have every step noted here, but...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-31-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 457,377
Posted By Pixl
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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-29-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By Pixl
This is my first automatic transmission ever, so...

This is my first automatic transmission ever, so I am coming into it with great apprehension. The behavior of the gear shifts were erratic, quick, then long, then sustained without shifting. I first...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-29-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By Pixl
From what I read, the transmission is controlled...

From what I read, the transmission is controlled by software which enables many modes and timing of gear shifts. Supposedly, these algorithms learn driving styles of the driver and change various...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-27-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By Pixl
Reset ZF transmission

Insert the Key to into the key fob (DON'T HOLD THE BRAKE).
Press the Start Button ONCE, just so the car electronics start and show the Engine light is on. (Again, Don't START the Engine).
Press and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-25-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Pixl
Bedding the pads worked! Hoping to have my next...

Bedding the pads worked! Hoping to have my next few driving days prove that the squeal is gone permanently.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-25-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Pixl
Service record for your comments... ...

Service record for your comments...

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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-24-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Pixl
Great replies guys! Thanks. The mechanic did a...

Great replies guys! Thanks. The mechanic did a caliper measurement on all 4 rotors. He said they are in spec. So, we went with 4 sets of pads. When I called back about the squeal, he said that the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-23-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Pixl
Brake Service, SQUEAK!

75k miles, pads are are thin.
Go in for sevice to do the pads and maybe rotors, need 2 year brake fluid flush too.
Told that rotors are ok, just need pads. Ok.
$1150 later, ready for pick up.
At...
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