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Forum: 6 Series 03-20-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,889
Posted By daytona745
I wasn't comparing the Z06 to the Porsche. Seems...

I wasn't comparing the Z06 to the Porsche. Seems like the comparison here is the 6 series and the Porsche. The Porsche just didn't impress me in terms of reliability and quality. I did love the way...
Forum: 6 Series 03-19-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,889
Posted By daytona745
I traded my Porsche C2 Cabriolet for the BMW with...

I traded my Porsche C2 Cabriolet for the BMW with no regrets. If you think maintenance and repairs are expensive on a BMW it won't compare to the Porsche. I also have a Corvette Z06 so 2 sports cars...
Forum: 6 Series 03-17-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By daytona745
I had the same problem. The alternator was...

I had the same problem. The alternator was fluctuating a lot. A new alternator and battery solved the problem.
Forum: 6 Series 03-03-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,210
Posted By daytona745
I agree on the dead battery. Same thing happened...

I agree on the dead battery. Same thing happened to me.

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Forum: 6 Series 02-23-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By daytona745
Low 40's. Showing 86 today.

Low 40's. Showing 86 today.
Forum: 6 Series 02-14-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,041
Posted By daytona745
I didn't have a GT3 but I had a 911 Carrera 2. No...

I didn't have a GT3 but I had a 911 Carrera 2. No comparison between that car and the Z06. The GT3 is a lot different than the Carrera 2 though. You think maintenance on a 6 series is high, try the...
Forum: 6 Series 02-14-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,041
Posted By daytona745
I have to agree with you Z10. I have a C6 Z06...

I have to agree with you Z10. I have a C6 Z06 also and it is much more dependable than my 6 series but I still love driving it, especially since the top goes down.
Forum: 6 Series 01-30-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By daytona745
New battery

I had a new battery installed by an Indie (along with a new alternator) and asked if he registered the battery. He said he checked and the 2004 645 doesn't require it to be registered. Anyone else...
Forum: 6 Series 01-21-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 63,969
Posted By daytona745
Make sure you check the compartment in the rear...

Make sure you check the compartment in the rear of the console. The cupholder is stored there. I thought mine was missing also but accidentally found it.
Forum: 6 Series 01-16-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 942
Posted By daytona745
I purchased mine at Autozone. Any auto parts...

I purchased mine at Autozone. Any auto parts store should carry them. You can get ones with mutiple outlets to charge more than one car.
Forum: 6 Series 01-16-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 942
Posted By daytona745
I just replaced my battery also. I drive my car...

I just replaced my battery also. I drive my car maybe once a week and my Corvette maybe once a month. I keep a battery tender on both. The computer systems on these cars constantly draw off the...
Forum: 6 Series 01-16-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By daytona745
I had the same thing happen. Sometimes it's low...

I had the same thing happen. Sometimes it's low power steering fluid. Often it is voltage related. I ended up having to replace the battery and alternator and no problems since.
Forum: 6 Series 12-23-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By daytona745
Thanks!! I'm hoping just the glass can be...

Thanks!! I'm hoping just the glass can be replaced without the entire mirror.
Forum: 6 Series 12-23-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By daytona745
The alternator alone was around $900. It was...

The alternator alone was around $900. It was overcharging and ruined the battery which was over 4 years old.
Forum: 6 Series 12-23-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By daytona745
I just had the same problem. My 04 645 has 50,200...

I just had the same problem. My 04 645 has 50,200 miles. I had to replace the alternator and battery. The cost at the indy shop was $1200.00. All the other issues disappeared but I am getting a...
Forum: 6 Series 12-18-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By daytona745
Rearview Mirror

The driver side outside mirror on my 645 is dark all the time and doesn't auto dim. Appears it went into the dim mode and stayed there. Has anyone had this problem and any way to fix it other than...
Forum: 6 Series 12-10-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By daytona745
Push in the top of the BMW logo on the trunk. It...

Push in the top of the BMW logo on the trunk. It tilts in and gives you a place to lift.
Forum: 6 Series 12-09-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By daytona745
I don't believe the convertibles open...

I don't believe the convertibles open automatically but the coupes do. I know my convertible doesn't open automatically.
Forum: 6 Series 12-03-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,549
Posted By daytona745
I dn't know what the bulb costs but the labor...

I dn't know what the bulb costs but the labor charge is robbery. The following is from the owner's manual.


High beams, parking lamps
High beams
Bulb 55 watts, H 7
1. Remove the cover cap 1 by...
Forum: 6 Series 11-30-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By daytona745
Thanks for all the input. I drove the car tonight...

Thanks for all the input. I drove the car tonight and the message was gone. I will still check the power steering fluid tomorrow. I think it uses the Pentosin fluid I used on my Porsche. I bought it...
Forum: 6 Series 11-29-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By daytona745
I believe you are right about the radar detector....

I believe you are right about the radar detector. I can see the imprints on the windshield where it must have been mounted.

Thanks!!
Forum: 6 Series 11-29-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By daytona745
I just tried that and mine went off also. Wonder...

I just tried that and mine went off also. Wonder why it keps coming back on. One article I read mentioned a steering sensor. Thanks!!
Forum: 6 Series 11-29-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By daytona745
Dynamic Stability Control Malfunction

On my 645 CI I had a message "Dynamic Stability Control Malfunction" pop up. Anyone else had this occur and what to do?

Thanks!!
Forum: 6 Series 11-28-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By daytona745
Phone Question

After owning several 7 Series, I recently purchased a 645 CI Convertible. I don't believe this model has Bluetooth, but there is a cable with a phone jack that is not attched behind the rearview...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,313
Posted By daytona745
Same thinghappened to mine a few weeks ago. It...

Same thinghappened to mine a few weeks ago. It was the water pump. It let go just as I pulled into the repair shop, saved me a tow.
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