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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By DC-IT
Opps double post

Opps double post
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By DC-IT
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is not in the same size...

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is not in the same size class as the others.
It should be compared to the ML 350BT and the VW Touareg TDI which have similar FE.

The GLK 250BT should be compared to the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-02-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,007
Posted By DC-IT
Over here in Canada, M-B sells tons of Diesel ML,...

Over here in Canada, M-B sells tons of Diesel ML, G, and GLK and the E BlueTec is also quite common.

I won't be interested in a E250BT but would love an E300BT if it comes with the inline 6 with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-02-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,007
Posted By DC-IT
It seems that Mercedes-Benz is reviving it's...

It seems that Mercedes-Benz is reviving it's inline 6 engines for MY2017 (http://www.automobilemag.com/features/news/1401-mercedes-benz-revives-inline-six-engine).

The new E class may have a new...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By DC-IT
For my E350BT I started using AMSOIL Diesel...

For my E350BT I started using AMSOIL Diesel Injector Clean @ 4 Fl Oz / tank.
Each bottle contains 16 Fl Oz so is good for 4 fill ups.
I bought 2 plastic bottles each contains 8 Fl Oz from the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,007
Posted By DC-IT
@ piredon. Can you post what range are you...

@ piredon.
Can you post what range are you getting per tank?
I cover +/- 150 miles per day, and over 70% highway.
On my 335d I was getting around 480 miles per tank.
My E350BT gets 500 miles per...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,007
Posted By DC-IT
Thanks Autounion, finnbmw and DBV. I won't have...

Thanks Autounion, finnbmw and DBV.
I won't have bought the E350BT if it had the regular black interior and 4 spokes steering. The exposed matte wood inlay on the dash also adds a nice touch.
The...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,007
Posted By DC-IT
Take a look at my 2013 E350BT and tell me it...

Take a look at my 2013 E350BT and tell me it looks like a Toyota/Honda:

http://i628.photobucket.com/albums/uu3/DC-IT/E350BT_Interiors1_zps5be70c88.jpg
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,007
Posted By DC-IT
When you're inside the E250BT you can't heard the...

When you're inside the E250BT you can't heard the Diesel clatter as the vehicle is very well insulated.
But outside it's rather noisy and you can tell it's a Diesel!

IMO, if I'm paying the price...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,007
Posted By DC-IT
I had the new E250BT as a loaner when my E350BT...

I had the new E250BT as a loaner when my E350BT was in for service.
I found it has ample power except the 4 cylinder Diesel is rather loud and not as refined as the 6 cylinder and the steering is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,007
Posted By DC-IT
One owner of the E250BT is getting 48mpg and the...

One owner of the E250BT is getting 48mpg and the best he got was 52.3mpg (http://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/528108-whats-real-hw-mpg-e250-bt.html) over a 36 miles stretch.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-11-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By DC-IT
In my case the Dealer told me to expect having to...

In my case the Dealer told me to expect having to clean out carbon build-up every 50,000 miles!

I was also out of warranty so I decided not to risk it any more and traded my D in for a 2013 E350...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-21-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By DC-IT
Re: Theft

Your house insurance should cover the loss of your clothes?

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-30-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,795
Posted By DC-IT
Re: My 2010 335d emissions falling to pieces

FYI, when I traded in my D with Mercedes, the M-B dealer called a BMW dealer to inquire the trade in value and when they ran my VIN the BMW dealer said they were not interested (cos of the repair...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-04-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,042
Posted By DC-IT
At 1,100 miles you're likely only into your...

At 1,100 miles you're likely only into your second tank so it's premature to gauge the FE.

If it were me, I would take it on a road trip this weekend on a full tank and refill after the trip and...
Forum: Que, Ont, NB, NS, Nfld, PEI 10-01-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By DC-IT
FS: Winter Tires+Rims (Toronto/GTA)

Winter Tires: Hankook i-Pike
Size: 225/45R17
Manufacture Date: Week 25/Year 2010
Rims: After market 17" alloys.
Used on my 2010 335D which was traded in for an E350BT.
Asking: $300.00
Location:...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-14-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,424
Posted By DC-IT
My D's FE was constantly around 31 mpg per tank. ...

My D's FE was constantly around 31 mpg per tank.
I had the carbon buildup + DDE + injector failure but after the carbon was cleaned out of the cylinder head there was no change in the FE.
However...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-30-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,013
Posted By DC-IT
My D had the same issues after 65,000 Miles...

My D had the same issues after 65,000 Miles (105,000 KM).
On top of that an injector failed and the DDE also had to be replaced to finally fix the SES.

BMW stepped up and paid most of the costs...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-30-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,797
Posted By DC-IT
Re: SUV choices BMW or VW?

The new 2014 X5 is coming soon so you should be able to get a great deal on the 2013 or wait for the new one.

If FE is what you're after, check out the M-B 250 BlueTec.
It's $47,000+ and a fully...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-22-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,689
Posted By DC-IT
Guess it's time to move on!

Today I went to my M-B dealer to test drive the 2014 GLK250BlueTec with the intention of trading in my D.

The GLK's 4 cyl Diesel engine is very suited for the vehicle but whilst it has the torque...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-22-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,689
Posted By DC-IT
Agreed the two are separate issues but...

Agreed the two are separate issues but unfortunately carbon build up is likely a recurring issue requiring service every 50~60K miles while the DDE may not fail again.
Faulty injectors may recur as...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-21-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,689
Posted By DC-IT
Re: My D also sufffers from Fuel Injector syndrome!

Good to hear Shawn
I've done around 4,000 miles since my DDE was replaced and still no SES.
It's beginning to look like it's the DDE and carbon build up issues.

This carbon build up issues is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-18-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,424
Posted By DC-IT
Re: Houston (Munich) I think we have a problem

My D did not display any symptoms and it drove as normal with full turbo boost and no stutter/shudder or limp mode throughout the persistent SES!
The tech only discover carbon build up when they...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-17-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,424
Posted By DC-IT
I didn't get a break down but it also involved...

I didn't get a break down but it also involved replacing the intake manifold plus walnut blasting the cylinder head etc.

I'll try and get my SA to give a quote and post back with the info.
But my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-17-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,424
Posted By DC-IT
Carbon build up affects direct injection engines...

Carbon build up affects direct injection engines so is not unique to our D.
My BMW Dealer shop foreman said I could expect another 60K+ miles before I need to worry about carbon build up!
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