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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-01-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,580
Posted By Snipe656
I have a friend who switched from a Q7 to the GC...

I have a friend who switched from a Q7 to the GC back when their lease ran up on the Q7. They have not been overly happy with that decision but I have no clue how either vehicles were optioned out. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-20-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,580
Posted By Snipe656
I have been working a ton and not really getting...

I have been working a ton and not really getting on car forums much this year. With the exception of random emails from threads I am subscribed to.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-19-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,580
Posted By Snipe656
Oddly enough back when I posted here in May of...

Oddly enough back when I posted here in May of last year I thought the T-egg was the best deal out of the bunch. But in September of last year when I went to buy an diesel powered SUV or truck the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Snipe656
I have that same hose that you got from Pelican...

I have that same hose that you got from Pelican and what I did is I bought one of the large(2.5 L ?) AdBlue containers like sold from a MBZ parts counter that should allow for the hose to screw right...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-25-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,950
Posted By Snipe656
There is a problem if the vehicle went through...

There is a problem if the vehicle went through two gallons of DEF in 1k miles.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-19-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By Snipe656
It will tell you in the center of your dash. My...

It will tell you in the center of your dash. My old 335d also lacked iDrive and once got to the 999 miles or less before no restart. It more than tells you, comes on a lot with dongs and the works,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-16-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,519
Posted By Snipe656
I used to drive from Humble to Sugar Land daily...

I used to drive from Humble to Sugar Land daily and was around 110 miles round trip. Back then it would not be uncommon for around half the trip to maintain triple digit speeds. No longer possible...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-16-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,519
Posted By Snipe656
My wife worked over there a couple years back....

My wife worked over there a couple years back. The speeds they were doing on the autobahn daily to get to work were not much different than commuting in the Houston area. But I don't recall where she...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,519
Posted By Snipe656
I am sure it drives just fine and that same...

I am sure it drives just fine and that same engine in the GLK I found impressive but also was a different experience, just seemed like it was revving more so than a diesel should to "go". The...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,519
Posted By Snipe656
Last summer/fall when I was shopping E550 and...

Last summer/fall when I was shopping E550 and ML550 models, I heard the "feels like a V8" selling point many, many, many times in regards to the E350/ML350 BT models. I talked to dealers all over...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-10-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,519
Posted By Snipe656
I know the common salesman's "line" for selling...

I know the common salesman's "line" for selling an E class diesel was always about getting the power of a V8 but the fuel economy of a smaller engine. I wonder if they still try that line for the I4...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,519
Posted By Snipe656
Or try coming from the diesel pickup truck world...

Or try coming from the diesel pickup truck world where fuel economy would appear to be last on the list of reasons why those are built. I really think most people who buy those do not buy them for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,986
Posted By Snipe656
I had contacted Chevron and Shell via their...

I had contacted Chevron and Shell via their corporate websites and got their cetane ratings from them via email exchanges I had with them. As I recall they provided literature supporting their...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,519
Posted By Snipe656
I never have driven an E250, honestly does not...

I never have driven an E250, honestly does not appeal to me enough to try but I must admit the GLK250 did impress me. I think at the end of the day neither would impress me enough to buy because...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-24-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By Snipe656
Does the Buc Eee's you are looking at fall within...

Does the Buc Eee's you are looking at fall within one of the Texas counties that requires TxLED counties?

http://www.tceq.texas.gov/airquality/mobilesource/txled/txled-affected-counties

I have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 78,859
Posted By Snipe656
I am not sure it does anything for me more than...

I am not sure it does anything for me more than the Q5 cousin does.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-09-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,659
Posted By Snipe656
If it is incompetent service then do you have...

If it is incompetent service then do you have another dealer to try and start using? If so then that is what I'd do. Should be able to help quickly determine if your issues are related to some...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,344
Posted By Snipe656
On the 335d it seems like based upon the design...

On the 335d it seems like based upon the design of the fill port it would be better to cut out part of the side of the bottle. Due to the fill port being on the side of the car. Regardless I'd...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,344
Posted By Snipe656
MB just tops off the DEF when they do the...

MB just tops off the DEF when they do the service, they never flush the system. So just top off your tank prior to going in for your oil change and tell them no need to do the DEF because you...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,344
Posted By Snipe656
I personally could care less about a spill, as I...

I personally could care less about a spill, as I mentioned before. I simply was noting this is a way people could and do fill up when they are anal about spills and rather not deal with a funnel.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,344
Posted By Snipe656
The nozzle on the bottle is designed to not let...

The nozzle on the bottle is designed to not let the fluid out unless inserted into a port on a vehicle. So if careful someone could put in some of a bottle and not spill any or very little. There are...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,344
Posted By Snipe656
True but if you use the bottle as a funnel you...

True but if you use the bottle as a funnel you can better prevent a spill. Not like it costs a ton more to buy one bottle over a funnel.

The siphon method though via a pump seems to be a good way...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,344
Posted By Snipe656
It is the same fluid every where. Only...

It is the same fluid every where.

Only reason I'd say buy any from a dealership would be to get the bottle so that you could then use that as a funnel for fluid bought from a parts store. But...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 78,859
Posted By Snipe656
I have no need for a sedan at this point since I...

I have no need for a sedan at this point since I recently bought an ML Bluetec but always thought a diesel Panamera might make for a very nice well rounded vehicle. Glad to see the Cayenne will be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-28-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,436
Posted By Snipe656
Supposed to come in the ML as well. I will hold...

Supposed to come in the ML as well. I will hold off for it to be in the G .....
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