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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By ChasR
Get Carly for BMW and the SA can't BS you. It...

Get Carly for BMW and the SA can't BS you. It doens't matter much if you are in warranty, but for those of us with high mileage cars, it can save you a lot of grief.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-23-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,388
Posted By ChasR
127,000+ miles on my 2011. I purchased the car...

127,000+ miles on my 2011. I purchased the car in July 2012 with 37,719 miles on it. It has a lifetime average fuel economy of 32.40 mpg.

So far I've had a turn signal fail under warrany, the...
Forum: The MINI Board 12-22-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By ChasR
Turns out my indy mechanic forgot to change the...

Turns out my indy mechanic forgot to change the plugs at 60K miles. Excessive gap took out two coils.
Forum: The MINI Board 12-21-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By ChasR
2011 Clubman S Error Codes

Wife's Clubman S is on the blink. She says she was stopped at a light on a 4 lane Hwy and heard a pop and the SES light came on. She limped home, unable to maintain 75 mph up hill.

I hooked up my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-16-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By ChasR
One of the parameters Carly will display is...

One of the parameters Carly will display is selected gear. I haven't see where you can code the cluster display to show the selected gear. That would be nice though to see D1 through D6 just like...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-11-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By ChasR
Addition OBD diagnostics came up with 009C53 PTC...

Addition OBD diagnostics came up with 009C53 PTC LIN. The actual Carly description for 004BAC is Reducing agent active tank level sensor signal sensor monitoring error.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-10-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By ChasR
Carly doesn't come up with anything with normal...

Carly doesn't come up with anything with normal communication depth and without additional OBD diagnostics. I will change the Carly setup will see if that finds the culprit.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-10-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By ChasR
335d throwing codes

My 2011 335d has had the SES light coming on and going off for the last 1000 miles. Carly reports the codes are:

003EED Unknown Failure
004BAC Reducing agent active-tank fill level sensor

I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By ChasR
Evolve Tune back

I finally got the Evolve Tune back in the car. BMW wiped it to clear injector codes as part of the CBU repair at 93,000 miles. 30,000 miles later I finally got around to taking the ECU out and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-13-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By ChasR
I bought the ARC-8 wheels from Turner...

I bought the ARC-8 wheels from Turner Motorsports. I was able to fit 255/35-18 on the front, using a 3mm spacer. 265/35-18 fit on the rear without scraping if you run at least 2 degrees negative...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-25-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,537
Posted By ChasR
Id have to consider the 535d. Optioned correctly...

Id have to consider the 535d. Optioned correctly (M Sport, dynamic handling) with a JBD added, it would be pretty darn close to the 335d, except a bit of added bulk. The 8 speed tranny gives it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,862
Posted By ChasR
118K miles on my 2011. Left front turn signal at...

118K miles on my 2011. Left front turn signal at 46K, steering rack at 56K, CBU at 93K, Lifetime fuel mileage 32.59 mpg.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-27-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By ChasR
I made 93K. Just prior to that point, I started...

I made 93K. Just prior to that point, I started having an intermittent rough idle, followed by the SES light for injector codes. I cleared the code(s), several times, but they would return (not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-24-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By ChasR
Mine starts in first and has a loose torque...

Mine starts in first and has a loose torque converter, noticeable in both first and 2nd (in manual mode) starts.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-08-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By ChasR
The first upgrade I made was to install a Quaife...

The first upgrade I made was to install a Quaife TBD. There is not much point having a bunch more power if the car can't put what it already has to the ground.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-24-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By ChasR
I don't recall having the 1/2 second or so...

I don't recall having the 1/2 second or so hesitation to move when starting in second. It leaves the line much slower (unless you stomp on it) and that is so noticeable that it might mask the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-17-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By ChasR
Mine does the same thing though much less with...

Mine does the same thing though much less with the evolve tune and now the JBD. Revs go up to 2000 or so before the car moves.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-31-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,820
Posted By ChasR
My experience with tickets is that the best thing...

My experience with tickets is that the best thing you can do is go to court and plead innocent or accept the deal of the day. Here in metro Atlanta, the last two court appearances I've made,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By ChasR
My 335d starts in 1st gear in D or DS. If I...

My 335d starts in 1st gear in D or DS. If I forget I'm in manual mode, it starts in 2nd.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-02-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,691
Posted By ChasR
Resale value.

Resale value.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-02-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,691
Posted By ChasR
When I got mad about CBU and injector repairs and...

When I got mad about CBU and injector repairs and looked to trading into a 335i, the dealership offered me $15,500 on the d at 92,000 miles. The salesman said I should figure to lose $0.12/mile...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By ChasR
I made 92K before CBU hit. I don't think it's an...

I made 92K before CBU hit. I don't think it's an if, but a when it will get you.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,305
Posted By ChasR
The problem with chemical solutions to carbon...

The problem with chemical solutions to carbon buildup in direct injected vehicles is that the buildup is in the intake tract and none of the chemical is directly applied to it, but is injected...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,082
Posted By ChasR
1. My speedometer read 3 mph high at 80 MPH...

1. My speedometer read 3 mph high at 80 MPH (Indicates 83 at 80 actual, 3.75%). Reading low isn't typical on E90 BMWs. Does it have the stock tire sizes? Changing the rear tire size from 255/35 to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By ChasR
You can get to 340 hp and 530 lb/ft of torque...

You can get to 340 hp and 530 lb/ft of torque with just a tune for $800 to $1200. Is that not enough? With an inexpensive JBD, you can make just over 300 hp and 500 lb/ft of torque, for $279. I...
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