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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) Yesterday, 03:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,371
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I would also ask if you used BMW original parts,...

I would also ask if you used BMW original parts, after market parts don't work all that well on these cars and many of the parts from BMW are quite inexpensive so you don't pay much more than...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-18-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,371
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Picked up this thread having written something in...

Picked up this thread having written something in the past. Well my Daughters Z3 with I sold to her had 186K miles on the clock was still going strong with many original parts, but sadly she was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By 645/333
Did they replace the caliper pins and the anti...

Did they replace the caliper pins and the anti squeal springs when you had the brakes done? Does it happen with your foot doing light braking as you turn, does it happen in reverse??
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By 645/333
Just a thought but is it possible that there are...

Just a thought but is it possible that there are two issues, with so many ballasts frying it might be a wiring problem, shorting, bad earth, corrosion somewhere in the wiring etc. or voltage...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 09-12-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By 645/333
Oil filters are peanuts in terms of cost, so why...

Oil filters are peanuts in terms of cost, so why change from BMW if you are doing it yourself. The oil can be a different matter, BMW uses a specific grade of oil, long life oil, yes you can use...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By 645/333
If the oil level is basically an overfill then...

If the oil level is basically an overfill then this can be worse than low oil (okay both are bad) but what happens with to much oil, and it does not have to be that much over, the oil foams and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By 645/333
Yes that is what it is if memory serves me...

Yes that is what it is if memory serves me correct!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By 645/333
Your taking a big risk as some jobs-worth will...

Your taking a big risk as some jobs-worth will report you to the RSPCA for murdering a spider, boasting by leaving all the evidence they need :wave:
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 09-04-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By 645/333
Hi you need to put this on the E63 forum and then...

Hi you need to put this on the E63 forum and then ask you question, this is the F12/13 forum. On the other forum there is plenty of advice on what to look for when buying one of these cars.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 08-30-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By 645/333
I think you will find that there is nothing...

I think you will find that there is nothing wrong, I think it is BMW's way of telling you the driver that all is functioning and your close to the limit of traction. I think it mentions in the manual...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 08-28-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By 645/333
Hi not sure if you will get a reply as that is...

Hi not sure if you will get a reply as that is quite unusual request, not sure what you will gain from doing it to be honest!!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 08-28-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By 645/333
Enjoy the odd opportunity your wife allows you to...

Enjoy the odd opportunity your wife allows you to drive it
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By 645/333
good to see the vast improvement, how anyone can...

good to see the vast improvement, how anyone can tint out headlights beggars belief, they have also done the fog lights ?? They must have never gone out in the dark or fog!! Bet they did the rears as...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 08-21-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By 645/333
Any manufacturer is not going to make it easy,...

Any manufacturer is not going to make it easy, and in fact BMW can be one of the most difficult. You never seem to hear of the same engine issues with Mercedes Benz. The main point is you have been...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 08-11-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By 645/333
It is always good when you find the cause, helps...

It is always good when you find the cause, helps others if they have similar issues
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By 645/333
As HSurf mentioned treat yourself to a mechanics...

As HSurf mentioned treat yourself to a mechanics stethoscope and you will find the culprit in seconds, just be careful around moving parts,
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 08-02-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By 645/333
What about the guibo joint on the drive shaft???

What about the guibo joint on the drive shaft???
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 08-02-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By 645/333
Americans don't have diesel engined 6 series they...

Americans don't have diesel engined 6 series they mostly have the 650 V8. As for your consumption figures, it probably is about right, at least BMW will tell you, plus it depends also on how hard you...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 06-27-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By 645/333
With regards to the term patch, this is how...

With regards to the term patch, this is how punctures are repaired nowadays, so they remove the wheel clean out the slime and then put a vulcanised patch over the puncture hole on the inside of the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 06-27-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By 645/333
My car is in for a scratch repair and have a 840d...

My car is in for a scratch repair and have a 840d convertible on loan. Did some 140 miles yesterday on some twisty roads, pointless doing motorways as this tells you little about how a car drives....
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 06-25-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By 645/333
okay understand! For my part have never heard any...

okay understand! For my part have never heard any on noises, and my ears are real twitchers to anything. I tend to leave my climate control on permanently and never switch it off, the only thing I do...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 06-25-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By 645/333
+You have to be patient as this forum is much...

+You have to be patient as this forum is much quieter, for my part I am taking out a new 8 Series convertible tomorrow as the dealer sorts an issue with my car. I have tried the 850m Coupe, so will...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 06-25-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By 645/333
If you want help you need to supply more data,...

If you want help you need to supply more data, including if possible a recording, more detail like is the engine running etc etc..
Plus thsi is the F12/13 forum and you seem to have a Z4, you may...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 06-19-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By 645/333
Nothing to add today, but we should consider this...

Nothing to add today, but we should consider this as a sticky, so when people want to add it is quite easy!!!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 06-18-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By 645/333
I don't believe this can be coded into the car,...

I don't believe this can be coded into the car, at present the only way it works is if you unlock the car but don't open a door or the boot, then the car will relock and re-arm the alarm.
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