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Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-22-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
WTB: BBS 17x8, 17x9 staggered f/e36 fitment

I rue the day I sold my RGRs, so I'm looking for a staggered BBS set 17x8 & 17x9, offsets are not too critical (as long as it's not less than et28) and they do not have to be RGRs. The fitment will...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-01-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,698
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Sedan and Sedan Automatic?

Sedan and Sedan Automatic?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
They are not for everybody, that's for sure. Yes,...

They are not for everybody, that's for sure. Yes, BMW tends to frown on these devices, but the JBD is an easy install/remove--takes 10 minutes--and has had no bad user feedback that I'm aware of. As...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,698
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Looks like there will be 2012 X5 xDr35d but no...

Looks like there will be 2012 X5 xDr35d but no 2012 F30 335d :-(
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Have you used the CAN tool on your car yet?

Have you used the CAN tool on your car yet?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,699
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
@kmorgan: Could you suggest a good DIY link (335i...

@kmorgan: Could you suggest a good DIY link (335i or d)for those interested in doing their own brake pad replacement?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,007
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Yeah, that's not a big suprise. And we are...

Yeah, that's not a big suprise. And we are planning a road-trip in the "d" to wine country in 10 days. I'll plan on topping off in Arizona before crossing into "tax-you-death-ifornia".

I'm...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-28-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,007
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Diesel Tax Rate Map by State

Don't know if this has been posted before, but it is current as of this month:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-23-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Like the Chestnut interior!

Like the Chestnut interior!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-16-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,007
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Out for a scenic mountain drive Sunday and filled...

Out for a scenic mountain drive Sunday and filled (14.626 gal) at the Jemez Pueblo Concoco station for $3.959. Santa Fe prices are at $4.159 so I was happy :-)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I hope to keep mine so long that it will turn...

I hope to keep mine so long that it will turn into something good to eat ;-) (an old southern colloquialism).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
My "d" is a 7/09 production and it just turned...

My "d" is a 7/09 production and it just turned over to 40K miles, maybe the highest miler on this forum. No issues.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-04-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,798
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Great car indeed! Would you post those pics on my...

Great car indeed! Would you post those pics on my site? (dieselbimmer.com)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-03-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,798
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I'm likely the "old man" here at 67, married, and...

I'm likely the "old man" here at 67, married, and retired. Used to buy and sell e36 M3s privately for a couple of years, did SCCA autocross for 4 years (4 regional class championships). I just love...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-03-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,211
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Then there is this Bavarian Auto option if you...

Then there is this Bavarian Auto option if you don't mind losing some trunk space:

"This kit includes one steel wheel with 125/80/17 tire, a BMW OEM jack, wheel chock, and lug wrench. Spare tire...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-27-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,860
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
My 2009 was not covered by the SIB either. Must...

My 2009 was not covered by the SIB either. Must just be 2011s.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-22-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,557
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I think the main reason I see CELs @ 100% is the...

I think the main reason I see CELs @ 100% is the fact that the car's operational ennvironment is high-altitude (7000ft.) although I've seen a couple at lower alitutdes when using cruise control and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,557
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
If you go VAC please keep us posted on the...

If you go VAC please keep us posted on the experience ;-)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,557
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I've had the JBD on my "d" for about 6 months and...

I've had the JBD on my "d" for about 6 months and find it a nice bump up in performance. I run it at on the 100% setting, and yes, it will throw a CEL occasionally at 100%. I was advised to buy the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,505
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Be wary of the mileage computations on the OBC....

Be wary of the mileage computations on the OBC. The most accurate methodology is to use fuelly.com and also correct for speedometer error.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,250
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
What does all this have to do with GPS?

What does all this have to do with GPS?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-11-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,250
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
That sounds pretty cool, actually. How does it...

That sounds pretty cool, actually. How does it monitor the engine parameters, do sensors need to be installed?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-10-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,073
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Based on my reading for some reason the 335d will...

Based on my reading for some reason the 335d will occasionally throw an SES light event in it's stock state. This is almost never seen on the stock 335i. The SES light will "reset" after, IIRC, 4 or...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-02-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,250
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I use an old TomTom 920 with both North America...

I use an old TomTom 920 with both North America and Europe maps on the little 1.8" 20GB hard drive. It too is a dinosaur now but has been to France twice and all over the western US. I'll use it 'til...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-02-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,007
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
My fill this week was $3.959.

My fill this week was $3.959.
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