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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-26-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By BB_cuda
So, Mobil emailed me back saying that the rebates...

So, Mobil emailed me back saying that the rebates were held up. The email is pasted in below

Thank you for participating in the Mobil Retail Spring 2015 rebate offer.
We are unable to process...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-24-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 599
Posted By BB_cuda
thanks chetah. I was curious if the state was...

thanks chetah. I was curious if the state was gouging even though true emission check was not happening (though they do look at OBD). Main cost goes to the shop/garage it appears. Does same cost...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-24-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 599
Posted By BB_cuda
Does diesel "smog check" cost the same as...

Does diesel "smog check" cost the same as gasoline "smog check"?

In Texas, diesels are only safety inspected for ~$14.50 where as gassers pay ~$39.75. New law just came into effect so from March...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-22-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 739
Posted By BB_cuda
The strike is over now. That should help some.

The strike is over now. That should help some.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-21-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By BB_cuda
i did the online rebate about a week ago. The...

i did the online rebate about a week ago. The site said i would get an email in a few days to let me know if was approved and being processed. I haven't seen anything. those of you that did online...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-21-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By BB_cuda
From a keeping out of the shop perspective, the...

From a keeping out of the shop perspective, the early data seems to say MB is better. From a performance perspective at 3L displacement, BMW has them whipped
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-12-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By BB_cuda
I went for the triple play. Since our 335Ds need...

I went for the triple play. Since our 335Ds need 8L (really more like 7.5L), I needed to do it 3x to get 15L. I then paid the god awful full price of $12.79 for the last one to get 2 changes worth. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-06-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,932
Posted By BB_cuda
For a laugh, go back and read your last paragraph...

For a laugh, go back and read your last paragraph in post #41. You have come along way since that time.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By BB_cuda
The sensor actually generates power from when the...

The sensor actually generates power from when the wheels are rolling
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-20-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,154
Posted By BB_cuda
I thought -04 had to do with producing lower ash...

I thought -04 had to do with producing lower ash to be less load on DPF
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By BB_cuda
Easiest thing for tire shop to do is mark where...

Easiest thing for tire shop to do is mark where valve stem is on tire. Leave balancing weights in place. Dismount tire. R&R the sensor. Reinstall tire with mark on tire aligned with valve stem. Run...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By BB_cuda
Perhaps the negotiation should be to get price...

Perhaps the negotiation should be to get price reduced by the normal cost of carbon cleaning ($1500) to cover when the day comes. If dealer won't do that, then consider walking. One would think...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By BB_cuda
Yes, I know there is a need for more fluid. My...

Yes, I know there is a need for more fluid. My point is try to quantify this. I'm ordering fluid from internet and need to know how much. I'd rather not have to guess too high at $19 per liter. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By BB_cuda
You might want to be careful with that E53 pan. ...

You might want to be careful with that E53 pan.
there is a consequence to it being shorter. It holds 1L less when properly filled. I've read that you should check fluid level through hole in pan...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-13-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,350
Posted By BB_cuda
The short version of Dave's response is you don't...

The short version of Dave's response is you don't know if CBU is there unless you look
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By BB_cuda
trans pan swap to E65 Alpina type

I'm normally over in the M57/N57 diesel area but need to bug you E65 guys with a question.

I have a 335D with hp26 transmission. Its time for fluid service. My car is just out of warranty. I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,350
Posted By BB_cuda
i wouldn't be too keen on all of the caca going...

i wouldn't be too keen on all of the caca going into valve pockets. Not sure how far up into system this stuff cleans. I'm sure you would have many codes needing clearing. My block took longer than...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,350
Posted By BB_cuda
Hooper, was the 15 minute comment if reference to...

Hooper, was the 15 minute comment if reference to something like this?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrpxoxYmPsc
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,903
Posted By BB_cuda
Alemap, Here is a link to a filter pack. ...

Alemap,
Here is a link to a filter pack. Doesn't include oil. $85 US
http://www.idparts.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=50&products_id=3030

I've never heard of a heater for the oil filter...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-07-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,211
Posted By BB_cuda
Yes, I did subsequently see this in the news...

Yes, I did subsequently see this in the news here. United Steel Workers union, i believe. I have no clue what the disagreement is but typically this would happen when oil was very high and the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-06-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,979
Posted By BB_cuda
Not sure if the adblue temperature comment had...

Not sure if the adblue temperature comment had anything to do with how it chemically works in the SCR or not. The urea freezes at 19F (-7C). Our 335Ds have a heater on the active tank to protect...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,211
Posted By BB_cuda
Strike? Folks are getting laid off in H town.

Strike? Folks are getting laid off in H town.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,632
Posted By BB_cuda
Perhaps I'm clueless but i thought all diesels...

Perhaps I'm clueless but i thought all diesels had a forged lower end.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-31-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,350
Posted By BB_cuda
Hearing that the cooler was clogged tells me that...

Hearing that the cooler was clogged tells me that this engine is/or was producing a large amount of soot. I have a junk EGR cooler that I have cut some of its extremeties off of. It is a heat...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-29-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,211
Posted By BB_cuda
Still getting diesel for less than premium unlead...

Still getting diesel for less than premium unlead here in Houston. $2.19/gallon at chevron with cash card. $2.47/gallon for premium. That said, many other stations around here have diesel for...
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