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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Today, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Flyingman
As others have noted it is hard to know if you...

As others have noted it is hard to know if you have CBU or not. I'm now at 87k with a 2010 335D Sport/Premium and so far so good. I do drive rather hard, putting on at least 50% highway miles with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-19-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,231
Posted By Flyingman
Here in South Florida it rains, a lot usually. ...

Here in South Florida it rains, a lot usually. But we do get the occasional dry spell.

I moved here in 2007 and we have had water restrictions since I've been here. You can only water twice a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,231
Posted By Flyingman
Diesel has spike a bit, now running about $2.95...

Diesel has spike a bit, now running about $2.95 here in South Florida
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Flyingman
Must be a woman thing. :rofl: I coast up to...

Must be a woman thing. :rofl: I coast up to upcoming red lights if it is obvious it is not about to change green. Us my downshift to avoid braking. Doubt my wife even knows where those are or what...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-15-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Flyingman
Our throttles are drive by wire no? Maybe that...

Our throttles are drive by wire no? Maybe that could be a factor?:dunno:

I'm just throwing out WAGs (wild @ss guesses) here.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-15-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Flyingman
Am I an idiot or what?

I refilled my tank this weekend and have been driving my usual daily commute. Noticed my MPG seemed to be better than usual, around 32-33 vs my usual 27-28, Got to about half a tank, seeing a solid...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Flyingman
Could it be turbo lag?

Could it be turbo lag?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,112
Posted By Flyingman
Spence, must be something more to this as Pepboys...

Spence, must be something more to this as Pepboys wouldn't replace mine.:eek:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Flyingman
Hah! They didn't change my fuel filter until I...

Hah! They didn't change my fuel filter until I questioned them about when it had been done. I was at about 45k and they could not see it had ever been changed.

Service!:yikes:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-12-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Flyingman
Fuel Filter perhaps?

Fuel Filter perhaps?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-11-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,714
Posted By Flyingman
I tried placing an order online and found their...

I tried placing an order online and found their system was really crap. It was supposed to be a hold at store for pick up but I never received confirmation it was ready, so I just went on over and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By Flyingman
MPG baby! That is what it is all about.

MPG baby! That is what it is all about.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-08-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Flyingman
Floyd, great update. I'm at about 86k, my 2010...

Floyd, great update. I'm at about 86k, my 2010 was received in Nov 2009. I went with extended warranty and maintenance so have not actually paid for anything other than one alignment and I think...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,721
Posted By Flyingman
Going to represent yourself?:tsk:

Going to represent yourself?:tsk:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-04-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By Flyingman
Folks, Read it and weep.:bawling: All...

Folks,

Read it and weep.:bawling:

All the models of diesels vehicles not offered stateside.:mad:
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-04-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Flyingman
FWIW, I update my car values in quicken using...

FWIW, I update my car values in quicken using Edmunds True Value for private party.

The 2010 335D value is dropping fast, now at just over $16k.:tsk:

My 2014 GL350 has been holding quite well...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 926
Posted By Flyingman
HLC, Some of us have been very anal about...

HLC,

Some of us have been very anal about tracking our MPG, I use Fuelly.com for some years now and there you can find some very real and extensive data for all makes and models of cars.

The...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,721
Posted By Flyingman
That is what I did. Didn't realize how many...

That is what I did. Didn't realize how many Traffic Court Lawyers there are out there. I think I received about 20 mailings to my home from all of them.

Paid the $80 and turned it over to them...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-29-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Flyingman
HiVolt, suggest you post your sale in the...

HiVolt, suggest you post your sale in the Classified Section and just leave this post advising interested folks to go see the classified.

Best of Luck in the sale and sorry you have to give up the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-29-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,986
Posted By Flyingman
Vesrah, Rough Idle when cold could be glow...

Vesrah,

Rough Idle when cold could be glow plugs, but then you should have a SES light as well. By cold do you mean just when engine hasn't been running for a while or actual really cold weather,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,112
Posted By Flyingman
TDI, My 2010 went South about a year ago,...

TDI,

My 2010 went South about a year ago, say 4 1/2 years old. I did not even bother to see if it was covered under maintenance or warranty, just went to a local Indy that could replace and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By Flyingman
Dragon, I am not at all interested in comparing...

Dragon, I am not at all interested in comparing the sedan with the SUV, merely the power plants and emission controls and the type of issues which may or not commonly occur with them.

I don't have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By Flyingman
Fenster, Can you expand on why you think...

Fenster,

Can you expand on why you think Urea might have an effect on CBU? Urea is strictly injected at the back end of the exhaust prior to the Cat Converter, so I do not see the relationship...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-20-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By Flyingman
Compare your BMW Diesel to another

OK,

After 5 1/2 years with the 335D I can now compare it to the 2014 GL350 BT I've had for almost two (2) years now.

The GL has not had a single issue, zero, nada, lemonada!:thumbup:

Still...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-20-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Flyingman
And all this time I thought it was just me that...

And all this time I thought it was just me that thought this was qwircky!:rofl:

The door unlock in the middle is a bit mind boggling, still not used to that location, open my door only to find my...
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