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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-18-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By slugdriver
Re: DEF tank etc, I paid over $2k last year as...

Re: DEF tank etc, I paid over $2k last year as well - literally almost to the day - to have the DEF pump and tank replaced (believe I posted a thread about it then). Was advised that the pump itself...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-17-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By slugdriver
335D Sold - Too Many SES Lights - Had Enough of BMW Diesels

After weeks of having an intermittent SES light, took my car in to have it diagnosed at Sterling BMW. The SA originally wanted to charge me $170 for the diagnostic check, however, she promptly...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-16-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,980
Posted By slugdriver
All, To put it simply, the fact that there...

All,

To put it simply, the fact that there are multiple threads (this one included) discussing CBU in our 335Ds should be proof enough that there is a design/engineering/technical flaw in the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By slugdriver
Rgr that - completely agree!!

Rgr that - completely agree!!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-05-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,822
Posted By slugdriver
+1 Concur re: "BMW will have lost a customer for...

+1 Concur re: "BMW will have lost a customer for any future car purchases." Said it before, will say it again, it's unfathomable that BMW has not/not stepped up and taken ownership of this systemic...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-12-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,012
Posted By slugdriver
Greetings all, Am a bit late - 2 mos to be...

Greetings all,

Am a bit late - 2 mos to be exact in posting this, But BLUF: Bottom Line Up Front - I was the victim of the $2.3K repair bill to replace the entire DEF tank! Indeed it-started in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-29-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,012
Posted By slugdriver
During a drive this AM the SES light came on with...

During a drive this AM the SES light came on with only 57,234 mi!! Picked the car up exactly 4 years ago on Monday!!!

No limp mode, change in performance, engine sound, etc. Oil and filter...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-29-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,858
Posted By slugdriver
Had my car (55K Miles) in NTB last week to rotate...

Had my car (55K Miles) in NTB last week to rotate and balance the tires. While it was up on the rack, I did a walk through inspection underneath and noticed the rear differential appeared to be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-27-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By slugdriver
Ladies and gentlemen, First of all - Happy...

Ladies and gentlemen,

First of all - Happy Holidays and best wishes in the New Year! Now that that is out of the way and forgive me for sounding facetious - certainly not my intent - but, how...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-15-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,393
Posted By slugdriver
All, Quite interesting to read this thread. ...

All,

Quite interesting to read this thread. I drove my car last Wednesday for the first time in a while - all was kosher. Thursday morning, I jumped in the car to take my daughter to school and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-22-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,843
Posted By slugdriver
rmorin, PM sent. I still have the box from...

rmorin,

PM sent. I still have the box from the rear fog mod I completed last year. 1 Stueck/piece: 61 31 9 169 404.

Regards,

-slug
Forum: The Detail Department 05-07-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,738
Posted By slugdriver
I want some BFWD!

I want some BFWD!
Forum: The Detail Department 05-07-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,425
Posted By slugdriver
Detail Dan and Todd, Thanks much for the...

Detail Dan and Todd,

Thanks much for the responses. Absolutely love Black - particularly when clean and waxed - however, a bit disappointed that it scratches so easily (You sneeze and it...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-03-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,425
Posted By slugdriver
Feasibility of Using Zaino Z5 over Z2

Would appreciate any of the detailing experts who have experience with Zaino products to opine about applying Z5 over a layer of Z2.

Last weekend I washed my 3'er with Dawn, followed by a claying,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-09-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,114
Posted By slugdriver
RMORIN49, I purchased the 32mm socket as...

RMORIN49,

I purchased the 32mm socket as well as a torque wrench from Sears at Dulles Town Center. It was over a year ago, so I don't recall the exact price, but believe it was circa $110 for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-02-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,112
Posted By slugdriver
I have approximately 22K on my RFT, original...

I have approximately 22K on my RFT, original Conti's with a good bit of tread left and no signs of abnormal wear. As an FYI, I had the tires rotated at the first scheduled oil change (Sep 10) and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-02-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,114
Posted By slugdriver
I have twice purchased the 335d oil changing kit...

I have twice purchased the 335d oil changing kit from Tischer BMW for circa $90 and changed both in my garage. That said, it is important to remember that your initial cost may be more,...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-12-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,660
Posted By slugdriver
Bloody hell - brilliant work!

Bloody hell - brilliant work!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,819
Posted By slugdriver
Have a post on this about this time last year -...

Have a post on this about this time last year - see below pasted thread. The irony of it all, a week or two after the March incident BMW released a Service Bulletin recognizing the DEF problem. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By slugdriver
All, Couldn't successfully complete this...

All,

Couldn't successfully complete this upgrade after an hour+ trying. Contacting Umnitza Rep via a PM. Frustrated!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By slugdriver
Ok, just purchased them. Would appreciate if you...

Ok, just purchased them. Would appreciate if you could please forward the installation instructions. I opened the tab on the web-site, but it did not provide instructions for the E90 LCI 2009+...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,924
Posted By slugdriver
Angel Eyes for a '10 E90 335d

Please confirm that these are the correct item to change to the color of the OEM yellow looking Angel Eyes, as well as not too difficult to install for someone who possesses basic mechanical skills....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-15-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By slugdriver
Apologies,perhaps I was unclear. I have seen the...

Apologies,perhaps I was unclear. I have seen the TIS. What I'm looking for, and believe the others are as well, is a DIY/at home manner to fill the large DEF tank vice paying the dealer $300+ to do...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-12-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By slugdriver
+1 and if so, would appreciate if you could post...

+1 and if so, would appreciate if you could post photos. Thanks much.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-04-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,377
Posted By slugdriver
Railroader, as others have stated in threads the...

Railroader, as others have stated in threads the car only seems to get better with time. I noticed a difference after approx 5k miles - ultra-smooth/unrelenting power and as you've mentioned very...
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