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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Flyingman
Wow, that is rather poor.:yikes: My 2010...

Wow, that is rather poor.:yikes:

My 2010 335D has 80k and all my door and window seals are in great shape. I keep it in the garage both at home and at work and I actively try to park in a shady...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-23-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Flyingman
Buyer's beware!

Not a diesel topic but wanted to share this.

I would never buy any type of "off brand" tires no matter what. Nothing comes between your butt and the road but the tire!
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-22-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By Flyingman
I'm at 80k and 5 years and no formal CBU. I have...

I'm at 80k and 5 years and no formal CBU. I have seen a drop in mpg but suspect it is changes in our traffic here in Miami due to heavy construction and traffic delays. My commute has gone from...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-22-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Flyingman
One thing for sure is they happen when you dont...

One thing for sure is they happen when you dont expect it.

I've had my share of flats, all types, and most are of course some sort of nail or screw picked up on the road that are usually slow...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Flyingman
This expert may disagree: ...

This expert may disagree:

http://www.meaforensic.com/wheel-separation-investigation-metallurgical-expert-mark-bailey-mea-forensic
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Flyingman
Welcome!:thumbup:

Welcome!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-13-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Flyingman
I seem to recall having a similar problem on my...

I seem to recall having a similar problem on my BMW R1200C rear wheel, which also uses bolts, not lug nuts. One of the four (4) bolts went missing. The wheel will most certainly stay put less one...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-13-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By Flyingman
+1:thumbup:

+1:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-08-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,332
Posted By Flyingman
Assume 2010?:dunno:

Assume 2010?:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-08-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Flyingman
An Electric Turbocharger?

I read this news article today about Volvo and Audi using electric driven turbos to boost charge air during acceleration. Interesting. I suspect we will see BMW come out with something similar as...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-01-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By Flyingman
EGR Throttle Valve Extended Warranty

Folks, I just received a letter from BMWNA in regards to them offering a limited extended warranty specifically for the engines Throttle Valve for Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR).

Says it is good...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Flyingman
I just filled up with $3.379/gal diesel and the...

I just filled up with $3.379/gal diesel and the regular was $2.899/gal! Super was about $0.10/gal cheaper than diesel.:mad:

I know its temporary but c'mon, give diesel a break already.:tsk:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-25-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,881
Posted By Flyingman
Gunsmyth, they are the original sizes except for...

Gunsmyth, they are the original sizes except for the width. I want to say 40 front and 35 rear? No issues at all with clearance. Speed appears to be very similar, always reads slightly higher than...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,065
Posted By Flyingman
I will say that when I worked for the Navy...

I will say that when I worked for the Navy operating hi-tech surveillance vessels up in the colder climes, we would fuel up with JP-5 or some sort of winter diesel mix that had low lubricity. We...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,065
Posted By Flyingman
I couldn't wait for the debate to begin, so here...

I couldn't wait for the debate to begin, so here we go!

http://www.fuelexpert.co.za/2strokeoilindiesel.php

There are a lot of arguments, mostly on motoring forums, about whether or not to add 2...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,065
Posted By Flyingman
Not snake oil, 2-stroke motorcycle engine oil,...

Not snake oil, 2-stroke motorcycle engine oil, like you have to add to the gas tank on older outboard two strokes, etc...

I found the below post on a diesel 4X4 forum ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,881
Posted By Flyingman
My Original BS RFTs wore out in the front outer...

My Original BS RFTs wore out in the front outer areas first. I did not rotate them side to side, which I think you can do on the staggered. The rears were still with some tread, that was at about...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-22-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Flyingman
Appears to be that way. The problem is getting a...

Appears to be that way. The problem is getting a lot of air time.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Flyingman
My DEF Heater went out about a year or so ago and...

My DEF Heater went out about a year or so ago and they replaced it under warranty. Had to replace the whole DEF Tank assembly it appears. There was no SIB that I am aware of at the time.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By Flyingman
What we need is a diesel/electric hybrid!:thumbup:

What we need is a diesel/electric hybrid!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By Flyingman
And they let us keep our driver's license!:p

And they let us keep our driver's license!:p
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Flyingman
TDIWyse, thanks for sharing this info. As...

TDIWyse, thanks for sharing this info.

As described during Regen the EGR closes (stops recicrulating?) and fuel injection is (increased and or timing shifted) to increase exhaust temp. This is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Flyingman
The search vin website is not working. I suspect...

The search vin website is not working. I suspect it is overloaded right now.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Flyingman
Air bag recall

Anybody have an idea about our 335Ds being involved in this most recent and urgent air bag recall posted by the NHTSA????:dunno:

Found this on the NHTSA website:

BMW: 573,935 total number of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-20-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Flyingman
Windsearcher, Some basic stats is that...

Windsearcher,

Some basic stats is that something like 60% of all new cars sold in Europe are diesels. In the US it might be 2%. On a good day.:tsk:
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