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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 529
Posted By d geek
You don't need to be a mechanic, you just need...

You don't need to be a mechanic, you just need eyes that work ;)

Pop your hood and carefully inspect the belt. Belt replacement is a maintenance item, so if you don't know when that was last...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 529
Posted By d geek
This would be my first guess. Does the belt look...

This would be my first guess. Does the belt look glazed? Maybe you should just change it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By d geek
Ridiculously overblown reaction in the OP...

Ridiculously overblown reaction in the OP article. Starts out talking about getting under the car with a wrench being made illegal, but this is really only limited to changing the embedded software...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,675
Posted By d geek
Agreed that direct injection exacerbates the...

Agreed that direct injection exacerbates the issue. But diesels cars have been direct injection for at least the last decade. What makes it worse in the diesel is the amount of soot generated in the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,675
Posted By d geek
I don't think there are any reports of carbon...

I don't think there are any reports of carbon build up on the 4 cyl diesel. I also have not heard of them in the 535d or many of the X5 35d. So it seems that the E90 335d is the only design with a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-20-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,675
Posted By d geek
The best thing you can do is to drive both...

The best thing you can do is to drive both vehicles you're considering in that environment. I'll bet you'll be pleasantly surprised by the performance of the 'd.

Then look at how many miles you...
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 04-09-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By d geek
Caliber Collision? I don't know. There are...

Caliber Collision? I don't know. There are several. I used the one up in Boerne behind the Mercedes dealership.
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 04-09-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By d geek
I've had good experience with Caliber Collision

I've had good experience with Caliber Collision
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-27-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,792
Posted By d geek
If that is the case then the dealer's insurance...

If that is the case then the dealer's insurance should certainly cover it.
You've reported it to your insurance, right?
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-27-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,792
Posted By d geek
Sorry for your misfortune, but why would this be...

Sorry for your misfortune, but why would this be any different than any other accident? Your insurance will cover it, right?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By d geek
Yeah- I prefer stock myself. You can't see the...

Yeah- I prefer stock myself.
You can't see the tailpipe configuration when you're enjoying the car from the driver's seat ;)

I had to lol at this one:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By d geek
:dunno: Just enjoy the car for what it really...

:dunno:
Just enjoy the car for what it really is: a 530d. Great drivetrain by all accounts.

Get yourself one of these:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/BMW-Genuine-Adhesive-Sticker-Emblem/dp/B0073D2SCK
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By d geek
Why do so many people insist on making their faux...

Why do so many people insist on making their faux 535d try to look like a real 535d? :dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,023
Posted By d geek
Unless something has recently changed, Mobil1 ESP...

Unless something has recently changed, Mobil1 ESP LL04 does NOT come in 10W30. It is available in 5W30 and possibly 0W30.
Forum: European Delivery 03-24-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,615
Posted By d geek
What a great trip and wonderful collection of...

What a great trip and wonderful collection of pics! Thanks for sharing it with us. :thumbup:
Iceland is definitely on my bucket list.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-15-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By d geek
I've always used 2L for all my cars. This ensures...

I've always used 2L for all my cars. This ensures that you are flushing out nearly all fluid. Start by sucking out the reservoir and replacing that fluid. Then move from RR to LR to RF to LF. I use...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By d geek
Any DOT4+ will work. I normally buy Pentosin from...

Any DOT4+ will work. I normally buy Pentosin from Advance Auto or NAPA
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-11-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,596
Posted By d geek
nice write up! thanks for the info

nice write up! thanks for the info
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By d geek
Here's some info for NJ: ...

Here's some info for NJ:
http://www.biodiesel.org/using-biodiesel/fuel-quality-guide/state-fuel-quality-index/viewstate?state=New%20Jersey
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By d geek
I believe labeling rules vary from state to...

I believe labeling rules vary from state to state. Here in TX they are required to inform the consumer of biodiesel content (up to 5%, 6-20%, etc). Where are you located and what are the labeling...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 880
Posted By d geek
And I would submit that the only numbers that...

And I would submit that the only numbers that matter are these type:



Its difficult for me to imagine another product outperforming that "by a long shot" :dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 880
Posted By d geek
Yes- That's what marketing agreements will do for...

Yes- That's what marketing agreements will do for you. ;)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 880
Posted By d geek
So which of those numbers led you to conclude...

So which of those numbers led you to conclude that Castrol is better than Mobil1?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 880
Posted By d geek
How did you conclude this?

How did you conclude this?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-25-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By d geek
Parts counter guy is not the best source of info....

Parts counter guy is not the best source of info. This oil has the same specs as the last: LL01 or LL04.
Shell gave BMW a better deal than Castrol did. Just a business decision.
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