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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-22-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By dragoncoach
I assumed...yea, I know, the X3 had a 3.5. With a...

I assumed...yea, I know, the X3 had a 3.5. With a 2.0, I can see 32.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-21-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By dragoncoach
32 mpg around town wit a lead foot is hard to...

32 mpg around town wit a lead foot is hard to believe. where does she live? I'm easy on my 335d and get 25 around town, 30 average, and 36-38 hwy, depending on speed. Of course where you live has a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-18-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 836
Posted By dragoncoach
You can always ask, but I highly doubt any dealer...

You can always ask, but I highly doubt any dealer would do a "complementary" carbon cleaning if nothing appears wrong. Kinda like asking for a new motor because something will go wrong eventually....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,342
Posted By dragoncoach
I paid $2.99 yesterday. The prices where I live...

I paid $2.99 yesterday. The prices where I live are hovering around $3.09.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-11-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,342
Posted By dragoncoach
That's nice but you don't mention where you are...

That's nice but you don't mention where you are for comparison purposes. :dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-07-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,342
Posted By dragoncoach
Diesel was priced under regular in California...

Diesel was priced under regular in California last summer.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By dragoncoach
Thanks, but it's not a power issue. Something may...

Thanks, but it's not a power issue. Something may be sticking in the shade mechanism.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By dragoncoach
Electric rear sunshade

Can someone help me out? I'm trying to locate the fuse for the rear window electric sunshade. It's been working fine until yesterday and I can't seem to find the fuse location. Thanks.

I can't...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By dragoncoach
Probably not trying to put the OP down,but my...

Probably not trying to put the OP down,but my interpretation of "read the frickin sign" means "hey, don't be so stupid".
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-27-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By dragoncoach
No need to put the OP down. We ALL make mistakes....

No need to put the OP down. We ALL make mistakes. In California, I've never seen a diesel pump with any other color handle than green. Not sure why, but I, and probably most other diesel owners,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-22-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By dragoncoach
Did you check the ground connections? Loose...

Did you check the ground connections? Loose ground connections are sometimes the cause intermittent electrical problems and are often overlooked.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-21-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By dragoncoach
Find a different dealer who WILL fix the problem....

Find a different dealer who WILL fix the problem. After all, YOU HAVE A CPO warranty. If the dealer you are using won't or can't fix the problem, call BMWNA. I would also request a loaner and use it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By dragoncoach
The cost difference is big, but the two vehicles...

The cost difference is big, but the two vehicles drive and ride totally different. One just has to decide if the overall driving experience is worth the cost. We have a '11 TDI wagon and a 335d. They...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-15-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,519
Posted By dragoncoach
I wasn't really looking for an M sport. Just...

I wasn't really looking for an M sport. Just sport package and the rest of the goodie options. I really wanted the fold down rear seats and rear sunshades in our car. If I wanted more handling and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,519
Posted By dragoncoach
You kind of figured it would be pricy. He listed...

You kind of figured it would be pricy. He listed it for $36k. Very high but I think he'd get $31-$32k with the low miles. I paid $23.5 last November. Loaded w 25k miles and 9+/10 car. Keep searching!...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By dragoncoach
Here: ...

Here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=491778&highlight=headlight
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-12-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By dragoncoach
Finally! Properly adjusted headlights!

Thanks to those of you who posted how to adjust the HID beam height. We have had our 335d for a little over 2 months but haven't really driven it at night at all. Then, my wife took the 335 out last...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-08-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By dragoncoach
The determining factors in being able to repair a...

The determining factors in being able to repair a windshield as opposed to replacement, is where the chip is and how large. If it's in the middle of the line of sight, most companies won't repair it....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-06-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,618
Posted By dragoncoach
Thread drift. This has turned into a CBU...

Thread drift. This has turned into a CBU discussion.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-06-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By dragoncoach
People often perceive the other car is racing....

People often perceive the other car is racing. Maybe the 550 wasn't racing and the op got the drop on him? If someone surprises you and tries to race, he may have 4-5 car lengths on you before you...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-25-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,010
Posted By dragoncoach
People are currently switching to larger gas...

People are currently switching to larger gas SUV's because of the drop in gas prices. When prices go back up, these people will be crying. It's a knee jerk reaction to the oil prices. I owned a gas...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-23-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 860
Posted By dragoncoach
Most good used cars are sold pretty fast. There's...

Most good used cars are sold pretty fast. There's usually a reason for a car not selling. This may be attributable to price, condition, or representation. I find it better to spend more on a better...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-21-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 860
Posted By dragoncoach
I actually got lucky shopping for our 335d. I...

I actually got lucky shopping for our 335d. I responded 2 hours after seeing it first posted on CL. We talked for an hour about service records, any scratches or dents and any problems with his 335d....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-21-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,342
Posted By dragoncoach
That price difference is nuts!

That price difference is nuts!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-17-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By dragoncoach
Forget braking....it's overrated. Step on the...

Forget braking....it's overrated. Step on the accelerator instead.
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