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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-31-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 47,420
Posted By whatnxt
[QUOTE=Flyingman;9645664]In actuality, perhaps it...

[QUOTE=Flyingman;9645664]In actuality, perhaps it would be best to just let the unknowing owners keep their Diesels for as long as they want. VW can of course buy them back, and offer a credit for a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-24-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,443
Posted By whatnxt
Have used the Topside oil extractor for years on...

Have used the Topside oil extractor for years on my VWs and MBs. Could not on the X3 as there is no dipstick. Oil and filter done top-side in less than a 1/2 hour. No big.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-31-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,839
Posted By whatnxt
.....While we are disappointed with the results...

.....While we are disappointed with the results of the IIHS headlight test of a BMW 3 Series equipped with basic halogen headlights, we remain confident that we offer our customers very effective...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-30-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,839
Posted By whatnxt
When I was looking at the BMW dealership for a...

When I was looking at the BMW dealership for a new car/SUV, less than 20% of them had the lighting package installed. Xenon lights were a $1K upgrade for most of the BMW's

Could never figure why...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-24-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By whatnxt
Might look here: ...

Might look here:

https://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/Spare_Tire_Kit

Complete kits including:
This kit includes:

1 Spare wheel and tire
1 Carry case for spare tire
1...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-17-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,426
Posted By whatnxt
And where is this information coming from? ...

And where is this information coming from?

Never use it. Concern with the starter, glow plugs, and diesel engine.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-10-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By whatnxt
Adjustment needed for both using a 6mm allen head...

Adjustment needed for both using a 6mm allen head wrench.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-09-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 47,420
Posted By whatnxt
Two used ones in Bellingham, WA @ Rodger Jobs.

Two used ones in Bellingham, WA @ Rodger Jobs.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-09-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By whatnxt
Doesn't CPO add about $2500 to the price tag? ...

Doesn't CPO add about $2500 to the price tag?

If lower cost is the goal, then that could be a start.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-04-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By whatnxt
Bottom line is that you should not baby these....

Bottom line is that you should not baby these. The stated Italian Tune-up or "drive it like you stole it" is not a bad approach every once in a while. Driving a diesel easily and for short trips is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-14-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By whatnxt
HIDs do not produce heat like standard lights do....

HIDs do not produce heat like standard lights do. I have had a film cover on my HIDs for 3.5 years and they are as clear now as the day I purchased the car. A few nicks from rocks, but they can...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By whatnxt
If your interested: ...

If your interested:
http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=456471
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-10-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By whatnxt
Good to hear that you are enjoying the MPG on the...

Good to hear that you are enjoying the MPG on the diesel and had a good trip.

Having just purchased a 20115 328d X, I am looking forward to the comfort and MPG.

As a note, I have driven from...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-24-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By whatnxt
Les Swabb will normally buy back unused...

Les Swabb will normally buy back unused chains/cables at the end of the season. Just make sure you keep the original sales slip.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By whatnxt
^^^ and keep your slips in case there is a fuel...

^^^ and keep your slips in case there is a fuel issue.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-08-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,609
Posted By whatnxt
I use yellow tinted sun glasses if I am going to...

I use yellow tinted sun glasses if I am going to be on a long drive in traffic. Cuts the glare great and does not affect my night vision.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-09-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 47,420
Posted By whatnxt
Official site: https://www.vwdieselinfo.com ...

Official site:

https://www.vwdieselinfo.com

In the meantime, we're providing affected 2.0L TDIŽ owners with:
1. a $500 Volkswagen Prepaid VisaŽ Loyalty Card,
2. a $500 Volkswagen...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By whatnxt
Welcome to the dark side (diesel). If you have...

Welcome to the dark side (diesel). If you have not drive them before, the torque is addicting. Well, so it the fuel economy. Just watch the speed as these engines are very smooth at ticket speeds....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-28-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By whatnxt
Purchased this for our new lease on a 2015 328xd....

Purchased this for our new lease on a 2015 328xd. Price was $1000 over the three years. Since we are using this for travel, thought it would be good insurance. Also purchased the complete protection...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-27-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By whatnxt
Concern here is the wear on the starter and glow...

Concern here is the wear on the starter and glow plugs or igniter, as the compression would put more strain on one and work the other, over the long term.

For true stop-and-go and a long wait at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By whatnxt
Thanks for the update.

Thanks for the update.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By whatnxt
To get that mileage in mixed driving, do you use...

To get that mileage in mixed driving, do you use the engine shut-off or not?

Just got a '15 328xd yesterday and was wondering, since I am new to the engine shut-off system, just want to see if it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-11-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,461
Posted By whatnxt
Why a diesel? If your work drive is short, that...

Why a diesel? If your work drive is short, that is not good for diesels. Need to look at your daily and weekend drives. A gasser may be better in some cases.

If reliability is a concern, look at a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-08-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,217
Posted By whatnxt
After the fact thought IF repair and warrenty are...

After the fact thought IF repair and warrenty are a concern, thought about a CPO? You get the original warrenty plus and an additional 2 yrs or 50k miles after the original warrenty runs out. That...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,148
Posted By whatnxt
Put a set of 18" Michelins on the wife X3 M and...

Put a set of 18" Michelins on the wife X3 M and they are a good improvement over the OEMs. Smoother ride and good handling. I was talked out of the Conti Extreme Contact DWS due to their softer...
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