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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Flyingman
HiVolt, suggest you post your sale in the...

HiVolt, suggest you post your sale in the Classified Section and just leave this post advising interested folks to go see the classified.

Best of Luck in the sale and sorry you have to give up the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,624
Posted By Flyingman
Vesrah, Rough Idle when cold could be glow...

Vesrah,

Rough Idle when cold could be glow plugs, but then you should have a SES light as well. By cold do you mean just when engine hasn't been running for a while or actual really cold weather,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,673
Posted By Flyingman
TDI, My 2010 went South about a year ago,...

TDI,

My 2010 went South about a year ago, say 4 1/2 years old. I did not even bother to see if it was covered under maintenance or warranty, just went to a local Indy that could replace and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Flyingman
Dragon, I am not at all interested in comparing...

Dragon, I am not at all interested in comparing the sedan with the SUV, merely the power plants and emission controls and the type of issues which may or not commonly occur with them.

I don't have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Flyingman
Fenster, Can you expand on why you think...

Fenster,

Can you expand on why you think Urea might have an effect on CBU? Urea is strictly injected at the back end of the exhaust prior to the Cat Converter, so I do not see the relationship...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-20-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Flyingman
Compare your BMW Diesel to another

OK,

After 5 1/2 years with the 335D I can now compare it to the 2014 GL350 BT I've had for almost two (2) years now.

The GL has not had a single issue, zero, nada, lemonada!:thumbup:

Still...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-20-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Flyingman
And all this time I thought it was just me that...

And all this time I thought it was just me that thought this was qwircky!:rofl:

The door unlock in the middle is a bit mind boggling, still not used to that location, open my door only to find my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-19-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By Flyingman
Michael, it was handsfree, so no different than...

Michael, it was handsfree, so no different than speaking with a passenger next to me, except they couldn't warn me there was a trooper lying in wait!:p

I went with a lawyer, paid a $80 fee for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-17-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By Flyingman
Well, after the initial insult to injury, getting...

Well, after the initial insult to injury, getting busted when I had my Waze app running, I accept I was a bit distracted on a hands free call at the time and was totally zoning.:tsk:

I never argue...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-16-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By Flyingman
Busted!!!

89 in a 70.:mad:

Clearly wasn't paying attention, was in a small group all doing about the same speed, car in front downshifted hard, I moved over a lane, and then noted the trooper tucked in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-15-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Flyingman
Awesome racing folks. Almost no sound, just the...

Awesome racing folks. Almost no sound, just the whirling and rush or air as the cars go zipping by. No accidents this series. Great racing weather in Downtown Miami. Hard to actually see the cars...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-15-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,179
Posted By Flyingman
California is crazy! Diesel is $2.939/gal,...

California is crazy!

Diesel is $2.939/gal, still higher or about par with super here in S. Fla.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-12-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Flyingman
Formula E Grand Prix in Miami this weekend,...

Formula E Grand Prix in Miami this weekend, Saturday March 14.

Anybody else going?:dunno:

I think the i8 is the pace car?

I'll be there!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-09-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,526
Posted By Flyingman
Gator Bait, the original warranty is for 4...

Gator Bait, the original warranty is for 4 years/50k miles, whichever occurs first. We bought our 2010's about the same time and I bought the extended warranty and maintenance at 4 years which...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-01-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Flyingman
Same basic walnut pressure equipment, but special...

Same basic walnut pressure equipment, but special wands and attachments just for the diesel intake manifold.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-01-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,539
Posted By Flyingman
Astro, Ignorance is bliss my friend!:rofl: ...

Astro, Ignorance is bliss my friend!:rofl:

If everything works as designed you should never know, correct!:thumbup:

The DEF system and capacity is designed to be refilled at every oil change...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-01-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,539
Posted By Flyingman
I know all of us old timers are tired of beating...

I know all of us old timers are tired of beating this DEF Horse to death!:rofl:

Plenty of newbies still trying to figure it out.:dunno:

I just bought two (2) jugs of 2.5 gals DEF at Pepboys for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,179
Posted By Flyingman
$2.899 two days ago, but still going up in...

$2.899 two days ago, but still going up in general.:mad:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,112
Posted By Flyingman
Update at 85K miles

I just reached 85k and have had my 335D for 5 1/2 years.

Other than the usual emissions BS, the car has been reliable, never stranded me. All work has been covered under maintenance and/or...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Flyingman
Alex, Go to you tube and you can see many...

Alex,

Go to you tube and you can see many examples. Caution: Those are gas engines not diesels. The diesel has a more intricate intake manifold.

BMW manufactures specific wands and nozzles...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Flyingman
I'm pretty sure it is an adaptor to allow you to...

I'm pretty sure it is an adaptor to allow you to fill from the larger truck sized nozzles. I've used it maybe twice in 5-1/2 years. It is an accident waiting to happen.:tsk:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-21-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,179
Posted By Flyingman
Diesel is still going North, $3.139/gal my last...

Diesel is still going North, $3.139/gal my last fill up.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-16-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,179
Posted By Flyingman
$2.99/gal in So. Fl. $2.89 is about the best...

$2.99/gal in So. Fl. $2.89 is about the best I've seen along my route in the Miami area.

Gas is also up but sometimes the diesel can be $0.40 higher/gal from one to another. Go figure.:dunno:
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-14-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By Flyingman
Thanks for the update and good to hear the car is...

Thanks for the update and good to hear the car is performing well and mostly that you are happy with it. I'm at about the same point as you on a 2010 with about 84k.

My MPG seems to have dropped...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-05-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By Flyingman
+1:thumbup: Sounds like you solved it.

+1:thumbup:

Sounds like you solved it.
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