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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Today, 07:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,403
Posted By Flyingman
Gunsmyth, they are the original sizes except for...

Gunsmyth, they are the original sizes except for the width. I want to say 40 front and 35 rear? No issues at all with clearance. Speed appears to be very similar, always reads slightly higher than...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 498
Posted By Flyingman
I will say that when I worked for the Navy...

I will say that when I worked for the Navy operating hi-tech surveillance vessels up in the colder climes, we would fuel up with JP-5 or some sort of winter diesel mix that had low lubricity. We...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 498
Posted By Flyingman
I couldn't wait for the debate to begin, so here...

I couldn't wait for the debate to begin, so here we go!

http://www.fuelexpert.co.za/2strokeoilindiesel.php

There are a lot of arguments, mostly on motoring forums, about whether or not to add 2...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 498
Posted By Flyingman
Not snake oil, 2-stroke motorcycle engine oil,...

Not snake oil, 2-stroke motorcycle engine oil, like you have to add to the gas tank on older outboard two strokes, etc...

I found the below post on a diesel 4X4 forum ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,403
Posted By Flyingman
My Original BS RFTs wore out in the front outer...

My Original BS RFTs wore out in the front outer areas first. I did not rotate them side to side, which I think you can do on the staggered. The rears were still with some tread, that was at about...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-22-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Flyingman
Appears to be that way. The problem is getting a...

Appears to be that way. The problem is getting a lot of air time.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Flyingman
My DEF Heater went out about a year or so ago and...

My DEF Heater went out about a year or so ago and they replaced it under warranty. Had to replace the whole DEF Tank assembly it appears. There was no SIB that I am aware of at the time.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By Flyingman
What we need is a diesel/electric hybrid!:thumbup:

What we need is a diesel/electric hybrid!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By Flyingman
And they let us keep our driver's license!:p

And they let us keep our driver's license!:p
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Flyingman
TDIWyse, thanks for sharing this info. As...

TDIWyse, thanks for sharing this info.

As described during Regen the EGR closes (stops recicrulating?) and fuel injection is (increased and or timing shifted) to increase exhaust temp. This is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Flyingman
The search vin website is not working. I suspect...

The search vin website is not working. I suspect it is overloaded right now.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Flyingman
Air bag recall

Anybody have an idea about our 335Ds being involved in this most recent and urgent air bag recall posted by the NHTSA????:dunno:

Found this on the NHTSA website:

BMW: 573,935 total number of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-20-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Flyingman
Windsearcher, Some basic stats is that...

Windsearcher,

Some basic stats is that something like 60% of all new cars sold in Europe are diesels. In the US it might be 2%. On a good day.:tsk:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-19-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Flyingman
Well, I can't say why others have not noticed...

Well, I can't say why others have not noticed it.:dunno:

Mine is regenerating more frequently best I can tell, so a greater chance I will catch it during a regen.

I try to pay attention to the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Flyingman
+1:thumbup:

+1:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Flyingman
While driving it is almost imperceptible. You...

While driving it is almost imperceptible. You may notice your MPG gage will drop about 5MPG from normal at cruising speed. This may last for some 10-15 minutes. If in traffic you would never see...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-11-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Flyingman
And they originally drained and refilled the DEF...

And they originally drained and refilled the DEF every year or OCI but now they aren't doing that anymore. I have 5 years and 78k miles and so far no problem with the DEF Fluid itself. Problems...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,341
Posted By Flyingman
Question: If you have a problematic 335D and...

Question: If you have a problematic 335D and decide to just trade it in for a new BMW, how does the dealer handle the known problem? Will they give you realistic trade in value or do they try and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By Flyingman
Alex, Think bigger my friend, I8 or Tesla! ...

Alex,

Think bigger my friend, I8 or Tesla!

Also, check out the new Formula E series. Very cool indeed.:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By Flyingman
Flip a coin!:dunno: From what I've learned...

Flip a coin!:dunno:

From what I've learned the base oils can change by region and country while the additive package should remain a constant. Can't say for sure about synthetics.

Might be a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-07-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,351
Posted By Flyingman
+1:thumbup:

+1:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-07-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Flyingman
I had an intermittend turn signal failure early...

I had an intermittend turn signal failure early on. It would come and go. It was handled under warranty no problem. They even replaced one of my driving/fog lights that had burned out.

But...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-04-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,914
Posted By Flyingman
Nadir, As the piston rings wear and the...

Nadir,

As the piston rings wear and the liner wears, there is of course more blowby, which will result in higher crankcase pressure and fumes and contamination of the oil. I would assume the CCV...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-04-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,403
Posted By Flyingman
Totitan, don't get the ire of Texas on you!:eek:

Totitan, don't get the ire of Texas on you!:eek:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-04-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,914
Posted By Flyingman
In the old diesels you added a quart of oil with...

In the old diesels you added a quart of oil with every fillup!:yikes:
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