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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By Flyingman
I would tend to agree that a green handle is for...

I would tend to agree that a green handle is for diesel. Realize it may not be universal, but appears it may be typical. I haven't researched it that much.:dunno:

I generally only fill up at two...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,849
Posted By Flyingman
Today I filled up for under $40.00! $2.539/gal. ...

Today I filled up for under $40.00! $2.539/gal. Regular was $2.059.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-23-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,849
Posted By Flyingman
Out of Whack is right. Here diesel is $2.60/gal...

Out of Whack is right. Here diesel is $2.60/gal while regular is around $2.00.

Just about the break even point.:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-23-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By Flyingman
There is a whole debate on run flat vs non run...

There is a whole debate on run flat vs non run flat. I prefer the non RFT myself but recognize I have no spare so carry a compressor and a can of tire goop (seal). Never used it.

The TPMS (Tire...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-22-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Flyingman
I8 - Anyone seen one yet?

I had seen an I8 driving in my community recently, then last night I had to take the wife's GL350 BT for a refill and an I8 pulled into the stall next door. Young kid about 20 gets out, all heads...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By Flyingman
Let's see where the chips fall. I suspect...

Let's see where the chips fall. I suspect something will be off base, color me "Pessemistic".:rofl:

If it were "good enough" why didnt they just sell it to CarMax? Although I know CarMax is not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Flyingman
I'm not a BMW Mechanic but I play one on...

I'm not a BMW Mechanic but I play one on TV.....:rofl:

No harm will come to car if no DEF is injected. It is purely an emission control on the back end of the exhaust required by regulatory EPA. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By Flyingman
The Golf special edition, TDI, etc... would...

The Golf special edition, TDI, etc... would probably be a blast of a car for a good price.

But I'm not parting with my 335D just yet!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By Flyingman
Beware, if sold at auction it most likely has...

Beware, if sold at auction it most likely has some sort of issue. CBU perhaps. Prior accident?

If you like it that much I'd fly over and check it out and then drive it back yourself. Take it to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By Flyingman
Yes they did, but found it expensive. If I...

Yes they did, but found it expensive.

If I did a small wagon I'd seriously look at the VW TDI Jetta, or whatever it is being called now days. It was getting north of 50mpg as I recall some years...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Flyingman
Owen, how much driving do you really do on Maui? ...

Owen, how much driving do you really do on Maui? Is a diesel worthwhile for your type of driving? Just asking because unless you do a lot of miles, and highway miles at that, the diesel may not be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Flyingman
Sonny, It is just a Maintenance item that...

Sonny,

It is just a Maintenance item that popped up as per time or schedule. If you have an item, like brakes or brake fluid, that come up at 52k, they wont do it at 48k just because you are...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-16-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Flyingman
Just thinking out loud here, but I'd check for...

Just thinking out loud here, but I'd check for possible CBU, Carbon Build Up in the intake manifold. You did not mention any affect on MPG recently.

Otherwise it may be one of the ECUs that may...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By Flyingman
Senna, clean looking car, good luck with the...

Senna, clean looking car, good luck with the sell.:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,314
Posted By Flyingman
Yes, efficiency and improved emissions appear to...

Yes, efficiency and improved emissions appear to go hand in hand, no? Emissions like SOx, NOx and particulates are based on the specific amount of those contaminants to the amount of fuel burned,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-13-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,849
Posted By Flyingman
Cuda, mattress Mack is offering anyone that buys...

Cuda, mattress Mack is offering anyone that buys $7,000 or more in furniture from Gallery Furniture will get it for free if oil prices go higher than $85/barrel this year!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-13-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,314
Posted By Flyingman
Common rail allows the fuel delivery to be more...

Common rail allows the fuel delivery to be more accurately timed, both start and stop, which mechanical can not, particularly beneficial for fuel economy under less than full load conditions.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-13-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,849
Posted By Flyingman
$2.779/gal yesterday. What used to be a $60 fill...

$2.779/gal yesterday. What used to be a $60 fill up only some months ago is now closer to $40.:thumbup:

How low will it go?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-09-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,273
Posted By Flyingman
Nadir, DNA, Please try and refrain from...

Nadir, DNA,

Please try and refrain from being so snarky. It's really not necessary to get your points across to each other. It's just a technical discussion. Thanks!

From what I am...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-08-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Flyingman
So far it appears to have been accurate at...

So far it appears to have been accurate at pointing out slow downs and traffic jams. It is input from other user's that really makes it work.

On I-95N in South Carolina there was an accident and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-07-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Flyingman
Yep, my new best friend (BFF)! My Garmin fell...

Yep, my new best friend (BFF)! My Garmin fell from it's suction cup and cracked the glass screen, so I guess that wont need to be replaced now.

Now I have to find a good holder for the Samsung S5.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-06-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,285
Posted By Flyingman
It should be "idiot" proof.:eek: But the...

It should be "idiot" proof.:eek:

But the dealers seem to manage to screw it up.

To this day I still get a different reading off my key than what is on my dash. So says my SA everytime I come...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-06-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Flyingman
Awesome trip up to DC, then to Massanutten, Va,...

Awesome trip up to DC, then to Massanutten, Va, then back down to Savannah, then home to South Florida.

I think I did about 2,500 miles and the MB 350GL gave me close to 26mpg at times, then down...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-05-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Flyingman
Sounds like a good deal for a clean car. Good...

Sounds like a good deal for a clean car. Good Luck!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,285
Posted By Flyingman
Same in the US, not sure why it should be any...

Same in the US, not sure why it should be any different. The 13k miles/1 year or 2 years now, is a reference and then the Condition Based Monitoring will adjust it from there according to the way it...
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