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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-14-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By BB_cuda
Is the plate long and skinny? How 'bout a pic...

Is the plate long and skinny? How 'bout a pic please? If it were skinny where it didn't hang down and cover lower air inlet, I think that would be kind of cool. I had a 75' scirocco with a D on it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BB_cuda
The Euro engine was spec'd to 286 hp and not...

The Euro engine was spec'd to 286 hp and not having the EGR would be my guess too. Euro engines did have DPF though.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BB_cuda
Long story short, you can't use that Euro one. ...

Long story short, you can't use that Euro one. Our electrical connector has to stay connected to the OEM EGR valve. On another board, a friend who already had EGR coded out disconnected the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By BB_cuda
This article is wrong at least with regard to our...

This article is wrong at least with regard to our US SPEC M57. I got under car last night and removed lower tray. Passenger flank of block is clearly aluminum. Specifically looked at oil pan to block...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By BB_cuda
Hoop, See article that I'm attempting to post....

Hoop,
See article that I'm attempting to post. The first file is 2 pages "wide". Look at top right of this file. Paragraph says iron block. I'm not saying this is "scripture" but this UK based...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-05-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BB_cuda
$25. Yes, doing a EGR cooler delete and using end...

$25. Yes, doing a EGR cooler delete and using end pieces to cork this gas flow path. I wish to COMPLETELY rule out water getting into intake tract. Overkill, likely yes. Doing it this way kept me...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,225
Posted By BB_cuda
Until fdriller spoke in post #27, i was unclear...

Until fdriller spoke in post #27, i was unclear if holding button was upward (tilt roof) vs hold button forward (close sunroof) for extended period of time. I'm not having a sunroof problem but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-03-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By BB_cuda
Here is a link to realoem.com ...

Here is a link to realoem.com
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=PN73&mospid=51054&btnr=11_3886&hg=11&fg=10
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It shows several M6 crews and also (4) M8. M6 is a little smaller than...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By BB_cuda
Just wanted to let the 'festers know I finally...

Just wanted to let the 'festers know I finally got a junk cooler from local dealer mechanic.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By BB_cuda
I used the black goo on my truck's diff cover. I...

I used the black goo on my truck's diff cover. I tried to buy gasket originally and the dealer told me use black goo. Make sure that it is rated for high temp
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,978
Posted By BB_cuda
You guys will hate me. In south Houston, I get...

You guys will hate me. In south Houston, I get diesel at Chevron for $3.499/gallon. Diesel has higher tax/gallon in Texas too as compared to gasoline.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-20-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,518
Posted By BB_cuda
Snipe my man, Where have you been hiding? I...

Snipe my man,
Where have you been hiding? I know you sold your D (335 one that is). I miss talking with other Houston folks.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-18-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By BB_cuda
I looked at that link. Concerning trap...

I looked at that link.

Concerning trap speed, there was an equation there.

HP= weight* (trap speed in MPH/228.4)^3

where weight is total including driver

seems i recall a 335D stock curb...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,037
Posted By BB_cuda
I've used mine in several Texas summers and...

I've used mine in several Texas summers and cooling is pretty good within a few minutes. You're not supposed to get cool air in one minute. The heat load of the hot car is being absorbed by the A/C...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By BB_cuda
@Mike@x-ph.com, we posted at nearly the same time...

@Mike@x-ph.com, we posted at nearly the same time and you sound knowledgeable of BT cables. Can you please take a crack at question in post #7? thanks
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,015
Posted By BB_cuda
DSX's free enterprise point is correct. Plumbers...

DSX's free enterprise point is correct. Plumbers mark up parts as well, as an example. I was reading up on water heaters and came across a plumber's forum (plumberzone.com) and found many examples...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By BB_cuda
Dredging back up an old thread. So, there are 3...

Dredging back up an old thread. So, there are 3 different varieties of BT. Professional too expensive so leaving that one alone. The others are a "basic" and "enthusiast" versions. I know the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-15-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By BB_cuda
OP in post #1 says EGR work. So, are they...

OP in post #1 says EGR work. So, are they talking the EGR gasket perhaps. I reused mine there and all has been fine to my knowledge. First post said nothing of intake removal [yet]
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-13-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,670
Posted By BB_cuda
My thought is BMW wants to up sell you into a 5...

My thought is BMW wants to up sell you into a 5 series to get the 6 cylinder TDI otherwise 4 banger is what you get in the 3 series. Audi A4 (rumored 4 banger coming) vs A6 with V6 TDI is same...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By BB_cuda
Sports pckg is nice but the paddles are another...

Sports pckg is nice but the paddles are another $100 add on above sport. The paddles are only useful when going straight. When steering through corners, I find it much safer to toggle up and down...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By BB_cuda
Mobil 1 5W-30 ESP easily purchased at Pep Boys....

Mobil 1 5W-30 ESP easily purchased at Pep Boys. Castrol SLX 5W-30 bought for reasonable cost at dealer. I have never needed to order oil but I live in Houston.

It's hard to argue about the other...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By BB_cuda
328i has port fuel injection so it should be...

328i has port fuel injection so it should be cleaner. 328i people will gave to speak up though. I'm unfamiliar with n52 engine beyond knowing it's not direct injected
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By BB_cuda
If you live in Cali, doesn't your BMW have a...

If you live in Cali, doesn't your BMW have a lengthy emission system warranty. Don't quote me but thought I had read on bimmerfest that is was on the order of 80,000 miles. Now your car being a 2006,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By BB_cuda
I am a 2.5 year owner of a D and now at ~32,000...

I am a 2.5 year owner of a D and now at ~32,000 miles. Firstly, both the 335i and 335D have same source of fouling the intake tract (EGR). Both require cleaning the intake manifold as well as the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-07-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,224
Posted By BB_cuda
FM, how many miles now? I know you do a lot of...

FM, how many miles now? I know you do a lot of highway driving. Not in anyway do I hope that you really do have CBU but if you do, I hoping its a high miles occurrence.

We have all commonly...
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