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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-21-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By dThree35
I can relate. Recently had a minor kiss with...

I can relate. Recently had a minor kiss with another cars bumper so while my 335d was in the shop I had a Nissan Maxima rental.

Really enjoyed getting back in my car. Even though the Maxima...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-04-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 57,413
Posted By dThree35
My d has a July 2011 build date and has never...

My d has a July 2011 build date and has never gotten the fuel numbers some of you guys are getting.

Under good conditions (meaning weather, wind, traffic, driver state of mind) I get 33 mpg...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-25-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 57,413
Posted By dThree35
Ok, thanks for the explanation on your exhaust...

Ok, thanks for the explanation on your exhaust repair. Sounds like it wasn't too painful for you.

I recently drove a black 335d loaner from Advantage. Not through water though!

Sent from my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-25-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 57,413
Posted By dThree35
Hopefully That exhaust protrusion is exaggerated...

Hopefully That exhaust protrusion is exaggerated by the photo angle otherwise unimaginable that they would debate you about this.

Proof that one needs to record a video of the car at drop off....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,070
Posted By dThree35
I saw this posted on some automotive site. If you...

I saw this posted on some automotive site. If you haven't seen it, it's hilarious. An electric Dominos pizza scooter in Netherlands with "safe sounds". Poor guy.

http://youtu.be/n17B_uFF4cA
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,657
Posted By dThree35
My thinking is this is a different injector....

My thinking is this is a different injector. Symptom was rough idle. However,

the engine in the 2008 535 was part of the HPFP fiasco so they could have previously changed injectors as part of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,657
Posted By dThree35
I should add that recently a friend had to...

I should add that recently a friend had to replace an injector on her 535 with 36k miles. So it's not just a diesel thing to be sure. And that wasn't her first.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,657
Posted By dThree35
Regarding fuel injector malfunctions, my...

Regarding fuel injector malfunctions, my suspicion is that fuel quality would be the contributing factor? I say this with no knowledge or information to back it up.

Just a suspicion. Or are these...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By dThree35
Titanium Silver is the best color after all!...

Titanium Silver is the best color after all! :thumbup:

:bigpimp::bigpimp:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,518
Posted By dThree35
I've read the thread as well and still have no...

I've read the thread as well and still have no clue. All I know is that my 335d came from the factory with a due date 2 years from date of manufacture. Still going in for the one year change as I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By dThree35
I salivate over the M3. But.... my previous car...

I salivate over the M3. But.... my previous car (Japanese brand) didn't really start making power until after 4500 rpms. I used to get aggravated battling city freeway traffic when I had a safe...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-07-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,518
Posted By dThree35
This doesn't compute for me, since the service...

This doesn't compute for me, since the service manual lists some items as "from date of manufacture". Doesn't it? If so it seems they would leave the factory settings alone during delivery prep.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,518
Posted By dThree35
So much for "included" maintenance. Two years?...

So much for "included" maintenance. Two years? :tsk:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,190
Posted By dThree35
The attachment made for interesting reading....

The attachment made for interesting reading. Nothing too illuminating for the consumer but still some nice trivia in there.

Wow, the complexity of the DDE and emissions systems used to make it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,547
Posted By dThree35
Space gray metallic rocks even with chestnut. Not...

Space gray metallic rocks even with chestnut. Not as much as titanium silver but it still rocks! :bigpimp:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,012
Posted By dThree35
Between B5 and B20 meaning I would not purchase...

Between B5 and B20 meaning I would not purchase from that pump.

FTC ruled no label required for 5% or less. Nothing wrong with that label. Just that per our service manual it shouldn't be put in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,518
Posted By dThree35
Like you I'm July 2011 with a July 2013 CBS time...

Like you I'm July 2011 with a July 2013 CBS time interval due date. :dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-01-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,547
Posted By dThree35
My 2011 has Cruise control with brake function...

My 2011 has Cruise control with brake function and I'm sure it will plow into the car ahead if I don't intervene. So I don't think this is the adaptive cruise.

Same radio as mine and I don't have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 57,413
Posted By dThree35
Snipe you are much more care free and worry free...

Snipe you are much more care free and worry free than I. Your blood pressure must be fantastic!

I will spend extra for alignment by dealer I imagine. In my mind it gives me comfort knowing that...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,518
Posted By dThree35
Since the calendar "month" on my CBS matches the...

Since the calendar "month" on my CBS matches the calendar month of build date, it seems in my mind, that the error occurred somewhere upstream of the dealer.

If the dealer reset it .... wait why...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,518
Posted By dThree35
Has to be computer programming / setting error....

Has to be computer programming / setting error. Where did this happen? Factory or dealer is my question? No one here could know of course.

The dealer should know the product well enough to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-27-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,518
Posted By dThree35
As stated above, yes, my OBC shows a due date of...

As stated above, yes, my OBC shows a due date of exactly 2 years from mfr date.

While the last paragraph mentioned above does introduce some confusion, It's plain that the d has a max of one year...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-27-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,518
Posted By dThree35
I'm in the same boat as OP except I haven't yet...

I'm in the same boat as OP except I haven't yet attempted a one year early change with dealer.

What I'm saying is that my OC is indicating two years from build date for the first oil change.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-18-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 57,413
Posted By dThree35
Had some friends get rid of an X5 and switch to...

Had some friends get rid of an X5 and switch to Lexus based purely on their aggravation with North. That was 4 years ago. Today they are in a Merc SUV of some kind.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-18-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 57,413
Posted By dThree35
Glad to hear of your positive experience re: Adv...

Glad to hear of your positive experience re: Adv Midtown.

Guess with my build date I won't get the recall. :thumbup: :)

Saw a black 335d on Westheimer today. I see more chevy Volts than diesel...
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