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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By listerone
I'm almost certain that a sunroof was an option...

I'm almost certain that a sunroof was an option on my "d".I bought off the lot (couldn't order,needed something quickly) but if I had ordered I wouldn't have opted for one.More money,one more thing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By listerone
Excellent response,Jim Cash.Given that my "d" is...

Excellent response,Jim Cash.Given that my "d" is typically driven,year round,on a "three weeks completely idle then a 300 mile Interstate trip" type of schedule I might investigate that special...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By listerone
One would think that there'd be no shortage of...

One would think that there'd be no shortage of winter driving...and winter tire...experts in Alberta.Perhaps even your nearest BMW dealer might be a good source of advice...but might not be the best...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By listerone
Is there an un4gettable test drive being held...

Is there an un4gettable test drive being held anywhere near Boston in the near future? I bought my "d" in Virginia but I get up to Boston regularly.If there is one could you tell me where? Thanks!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By listerone
Although I liked my Bluetec a lot I was...

Although I liked my Bluetec a lot I was underwhelmed by the transmission.In fact,I had it to the dealer several times and was told each time was told "all is normal".
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-28-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By listerone
My "d" will soon be approaching 5K miles,which is...

My "d" will soon be approaching 5K miles,which is half of what BMW requires for their US diesels.I'm strongly tempted to change at 5K.Can I ask how much you paid for this analysis?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-27-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,323
Posted By listerone
Could it be that the DPF issue is dependent on...

Could it be that the DPF issue is dependent on how you drive the car? For example...about 95% of the miles I've driven in recent years are on the Interstate at 70mph rather than 5 mile commutes to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By listerone
I had mixed feelings about stop & go on the...

I had mixed feelings about stop & go on the Interstate.I won't go into detail but my opinion of the feature,while used on the Interstate,wasn't entirely negative.OTOH,my opinion of the feature when...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By listerone
To the OP...just out of curiosity,have you ever...

To the OP...just out of curiosity,have you ever had "active cruise" before? My Bluetec had it and I hated it most of the time.I tried using it as a "stop & go" feature a few times and it was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By listerone
Not long after I bought my first "d" I bought 5...

Not long after I bought my first "d" I bought 5 litres of Mobil 1 ESP which is specifically designed for BMW and Mercedes diesels.The bottles had an expiration date on them...IIRC is was 3,4 or maybe...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-25-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By listerone
That's what I did.Although the funnel option is...

That's what I did.Although the funnel option is tempting I fear spillage using that method and I'd prefer not to smell like...well,you know.:D
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-25-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By listerone
No reason to keep it in your car IMO.As has been...

No reason to keep it in your car IMO.As has been suggested above keep the empty (and modified) half gallon bottle in the car and once you get the 1000 mile warning keep an eye on the warnings.And...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-24-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By listerone
A couple of years ago I drove my Bluetec to...

A couple of years ago I drove my Bluetec to Denver and then on to Mount Evans.Of course it had 400 ft lbs of torque but that thing didn't miss a beat on the 20 mile drive from 5,000 ft Denver to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By listerone
Ooops...thought you were speaking of your...

Ooops...thought you were speaking of your X5...never mind!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By listerone
My last three cars have been diesels and they've...

My last three cars have been diesels and they've all had the black soot you speak of.I chaulk it up to the unburned carbon routinely seen in diesels.I'm not obsessive about such things so I don't get...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-19-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By listerone
My Bluetec,which didn't have "free"...

My Bluetec,which didn't have "free" maintenance,gave me my first warning at just over 18K miles.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By listerone
Given that you get a warning at 1000 miles (I...

Given that you get a warning at 1000 miles (I actually got such a warning while I had my Bluetec) there's no reason for *me* to carry any.However,I went on a road trip with my Bluetec after I got the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By listerone
Geeze...with a finely tuned,complex (and...

Geeze...with a finely tuned,complex (and expensive) vehicle like yours why not have a pro do it...either a dealer or an indy specializing in BMWs?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By listerone
Strangely,my Bluetec came with a first aid kit as...

Strangely,my Bluetec came with a first aid kit as did the various C Class models I got as service loaners while neither of my "d" did.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By listerone
Mine can be set to default,upon startup,to the...

Mine can be set to default,upon startup,to the last setting.


Mine can
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-11-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By listerone
I've been quite disappointed with the OEM...

I've been quite disappointed with the OEM halogens.Are these Philips bulbs noticeably superior?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,880
Posted By listerone
I bought off the lot even though I wanted to...

I bought off the lot even though I wanted to order.I did so for two reasons,primarily because my Bluetec had been totaled and the insurance would only pay for a rental for 30 days.I couldn't be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-09-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By listerone
Assuming you have toll roads/bridges in your area...

Assuming you have toll roads/bridges in your area you probably have a plan that features transponders for quick passage through the toll booths (we have "EZ-Pass" in the Northeast).You can get...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,403
Posted By listerone
Octopump...do you travel? To New England perhaps?...

Octopump...do you travel? To New England perhaps? Do you work on the 3 Series (2014 diesel)?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,403
Posted By listerone
This is absolutely something I'd want to have...

This is absolutely something I'd want to have done.Anyone know of reliable people in Eastern New England (CT,RI or MA) that do it?
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