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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By anE934fun
There seems to be a learning curve improvement...

There seems to be a learning curve improvement that is occurring. Initial repairs involved sending the head and intake manifold out for ultrasonic cleaning at a cost ~$7,500 (!). Now, the head gets...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By anE934fun
Time to think long and hard about an extended...

Time to think long and hard about an extended warranty for your d. :thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By anE934fun
You don't think lubricity of the fuel (lack...

You don't think lubricity of the fuel (lack thereof) impacts injector wear?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By anE934fun
When I was in the market for an extended warranty...

When I was in the market for an extended warranty for my d, there were at least 3 options other than BMW that provided coverage past 100K miles. I went with an Allstate warranty that has a $100...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By anE934fun
Kind of hard to see the etching of clear coat...

Kind of hard to see the etching of clear coat with Alpine White. You could feel the etching before you saw it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By anE934fun
I have been told that a 5% solution of sodium...

I have been told that a 5% solution of sodium bicarb and water neutralizes the poop. Although lately, the idea of avoidance seems to have a certain appeal - white paint job for my next car.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,224
Posted By anE934fun
Out of curiosity, to all who have received the...

Out of curiosity, to all who have received the formal diagnosis of CBU…. Have you used any fuel additive (like Stanadyne, PowerService, biodiesel blend, etc.) to improve lubricity of the fuel you...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,267
Posted By anE934fun
Or, you can get an extended fit funnel from an...

Or, you can get an extended fit funnel from an auto parts store and cut it at the point where the outside diameter = the O.D. of the BMW funnel. That is what I did when I was buying B100 and adding...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By anE934fun
Q re. Data Logging of iDrive Navigation

Does the navigation system in LCI E9X cars do any storing of places visited or other location-based data logging?

Thanks in advance to those who respond.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By anE934fun
He won't be able to until he replaces the removed...

He won't be able to until he replaces the removed items.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By anE934fun
Magic 8-Ball says a trip to the dealer is in your...

Magic 8-Ball says a trip to the dealer is in your future. :angel:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,267
Posted By anE934fun
Well, in a way they did - the settlement they...

Well, in a way they did - the settlement they reached to pay out $ billions to state attorneys general was to purchase immunity from prosecution for cost of medical care, which presumably included...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By anE934fun
127K miles is when things (like catalytic...

127K miles is when things (like catalytic converters) can break. $2,500 seems to be the cost of entry on the DPF. Maybe find a unit off of a salvage car with lower miles?

Out of curiosity, how...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-01-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,732
Posted By anE934fun
Meh. It makes me think of what a BMW rendition...

Meh. It makes me think of what a BMW rendition of a Honda Fit would look like. :thumbdwn:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-30-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,267
Posted By anE934fun
I am wondering about that as well. So many...

I am wondering about that as well. So many competing claims….
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-30-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,224
Posted By anE934fun
Not quite true. There are variances between...

Not quite true. There are variances between refiners that result in some CARB D2 having lower than 50 cetane. I did a test a few years back and found some samples from Valero stations at 40…. :eek:...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-29-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,224
Posted By anE934fun
I hope your efforts to feed your d fuel that is...

I hope your efforts to feed your d fuel that is as close as possible to euro-spec fuel are successful! I am in a similar position (I have been feeding my d a 5% blend of biodiesel, which is supposed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-29-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,224
Posted By anE934fun
I have been thinking this may be a root cause to...

I have been thinking this may be a root cause to the CBU as well. If the theory is correct, there should be lower instances of CBU in the eurozone d cars (better lubricity of euro D2). Does anyone...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By anE934fun
How so? The R53 Mini Cooper S with supercharger...

How so? The R53 Mini Cooper S with supercharger was equipped with an intercooler. Numerous tuners would add water+methanol injection just before the intercooler to further cool things down.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,396
Posted By anE934fun
If the car won't clear the minimum vehicle...

If the car won't clear the minimum vehicle clearance, put 2x6s (2x10s if you are anal about tires hanging over the edges of the 2x6s) parallel to the lift and drive onto the 2x6s. Clearance problem...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,224
Posted By anE934fun
Extended warranty coverage is something of a...

Extended warranty coverage is something of a variable, depending on state regulation. In CA, extended warranty plans sold in-state are subject to regulation by the state dept. of insurance. If the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By anE934fun
That is a choice that BMW NA has made - they...

That is a choice that BMW NA has made - they don't want to be paying for a tech to try to fix a defect outside of specified repair/replacement actions that BMW NA has 'approved'. The downside is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By anE934fun
Speaking from my personal experience with the...

Speaking from my personal experience with the lemon law repurchase of my ex-E93, the CA lemon law has a presumption of 'lemon-ness' if the defect (and yes, a leak is a defect) can't be repaired after...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By anE934fun
Props to BMW NA for stepping up. The offer you...

Props to BMW NA for stepping up. The offer you described is almost exactly what was offered in my repurchase transaction.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By anE934fun
Link? Sounds like a real solution for those who...

Link? Sounds like a real solution for those who don't like the tow hook mount.

Personally, I haven't gotten a fix-it ticket for missing front plates in at least 20 years of driving cars in CA. ...
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