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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 12:24 PM
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Posted By d geek
Edit: I found this document that set me...

Edit:
I found this document that set me straight on the differences in idle and run pressures. Hoooper is correct
https://personel.omu.edu.tr/docs/ders_dokumanlari/894_52413_1913.pdf

"idle...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-20-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By d geek
3 volts? Way low. If that is your battery voltage...

3 volts? Way low. If that is your battery voltage it would not budge the engine.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-20-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By d geek
2500 psi is really low. Did the mechanic...

2500 psi is really low.
Did the mechanic provide any input on the "Supply Voltage" fault? Is your battery up to snuff?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By d geek
If you have a lead acid battery in your car then...

If you have a lead acid battery in your car then the battery should have a vent port to connect that fitting.
If you have an AGM (absorbed glass mat) battery then it won't have the vent.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By d geek
This sounds very much like the problems that have...

This sounds very much like the problems that have been plaguing VW diesels here in the states snc 2009 that use the same HPFP as in your 320d. Please ask your mechanic if he knows of other such...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-04-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By d geek
BMW abandoned that common sense approach many...

BMW abandoned that common sense approach many years ago. They apparently use a seat of the pants formula to determine the model now. This allows them to even name a vehicle differently in different...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 858
Posted By d geek
Beauty!! how many miles are on it?

Beauty!! how many miles are on it?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
Which attributes of the fuel? I am only aware of...

Which attributes of the fuel? I am only aware of sulfur reduction and the resultant need for lubricity increase.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
Read what standard? Better yet, just tell us what...

Read what standard? Better yet, just tell us what parameters you think have been improved.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 858
Posted By d geek
this site is helpful. links to part sources there...

this site is helpful. links to part sources there too
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
Are you really going to mock the lubricity info I...

Are you really going to mock the lubricity info I post as anecdotal and then base your assumptions on random posts from other forums and internet rumors? Really? How hypocritical of you. :thumbdwn:
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
Note that the HPFP used in the 328d and X3...

Note that the HPFP used in the 328d and X3 diesels is a CP4.
Not sure what they are using on the F10 "535d" and the X5 d brought here to the US this year.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
Huh? :confused: In the previous link I provided...

Huh? :confused:
In the previous link I provided (here (http://www.workshopaddict.com/images/Opti-Lube%20DSL%20Lubricity%2007-02-14.pdf)it is again), you can plainly see that pump diesel was at 510...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
Actually, I specifically mentioned the...

Actually, I specifically mentioned the variability of HFRR testing in an earlier post.
I really wish we could count on lubricity shown in the most of the Infineum survey, but since the allowable...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
Did you miss my question?

Did you miss my question?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
I disagree with your assessment of the...

I disagree with your assessment of the information provided by Bosch. Their presentation (http://www.arb.ca.gov/fuels/gasoline/meeting/2003/022003bosch.pdf) shows actual fuel injection system...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
As you know, the ASTM lubricity measurement (max...

As you know, the ASTM lubricity measurement (max allowed wear scar diameter in micron) is 520, whereas the standard adopted in the rest of the world is 460. You may also know that the ASTM spec also...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,126
Posted By d geek
Where did you get that info?

Where did you get that info?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By d geek
Why do you need to add fluid? Do you have a leak...

Why do you need to add fluid? Do you have a leak or are you just doing a flush?
O'reilly's, Pepboys and NAPA carry Pentosin.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-29-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By d geek
M3 vs Alpina D3 (diesel)

Interesting comparo with surprising results:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoRAeL8qgSM

not that we'll ever have the choice on this side of the Atlantic
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,896
Posted By d geek
This caught my attention. What happened to your...

This caught my attention. What happened to your 335d that caused you to need a loaner for a month?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,927
Posted By d geek
nice post! Congrats on your 'd :thumbup:

nice post! Congrats on your 'd :thumbup:
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-21-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By d geek
"Gearmany". Das ist geil ;) Congrats on your...

"Gearmany". Das ist geil ;)

Congrats on your 'd. What model year is it?
Over here the 320d is named "328d". Komisch, nicht?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,718
Posted By d geek
Welcome, George! My advice is to drive both in...

Welcome, George!
My advice is to drive both in both "normal" commute situations as well as "spirited" driving, compare operating costs (see fueleconomy.gov to compare), and make your decision based...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-18-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By d geek
Did you see this? ...

Did you see this?
http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2014/07/15/comcast_rep_refuses_to_cancel_service_listen_to_the_customer_service_call.html
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