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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-20-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By BB_cuda
That torque pulled you in ....hook, line and...

That torque pulled you in ....hook, line and sinker ***55357;***56846;
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-20-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,389
Posted By BB_cuda
Ditto here on the L to R rotation, due to...

Ditto here on the L to R rotation, due to staggered setup. Not getting anywhere near 30k though. Rears lasted 18k. My D forgetting her alphabet is the likely culprit for the rears getting burnt up....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-20-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By BB_cuda
OP wrote "also replaced the gas tank with a (blue...

OP wrote "also replaced the gas tank with a (blue tank @ $2200)". I think the dealer got things confused here or perhaps OP misunderstood when dealer meant.

I'm betting the urea tank was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-16-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,389
Posted By BB_cuda
I've run into this word usage of "catalytic...

I've run into this word usage of "catalytic converter" before. Was the SCR box ( in between the two NOx sensors) changed or the DOC=diesel oxidative converter ? The DOC is within the diesel...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-16-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By BB_cuda
Take sample of fuel tank asap. Get a diesel shop...

Take sample of fuel tank asap. Get a diesel shop to check the sample. Anyone know how to have a fuel sample checked? You sure don't want to lay out big money for fuel system change out if fuel is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By BB_cuda
335DMsport_dude, how many miles when your HB...

335DMsport_dude, how many miles when your HB failed? I'll add you to the list and post here.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-14-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,312
Posted By BB_cuda
Sorry to hear about the 2 stolen vehicles. Taken...

Sorry to hear about the 2 stolen vehicles. Taken from home or while out? I ask this as I'm in other side of Houston from you. Mine is locked up in garage at night. My insurance company says lots are...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-13-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,312
Posted By BB_cuda
Snipe, your back! Been wondering if we would ever...

Snipe, your back! Been wondering if we would ever hear from you again. I recall you sold your D and got a Mercedes diesel. Hope it's doing well.

Back to the point, I was instructed that torque...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-04-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By BB_cuda
Imtjm, you are correct. OEM part for our cars is...

Imtjm, you are correct. OEM part for our cars is plastic pan with integral filter. I found a very rare part that came from a B7 Alpina that has same trans own shape as ours. Guy was selling it after...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By BB_cuda
+1. Air in the system can fool a sensor.

+1. Air in the system can fool a sensor.
Forum: Parting Out 06-25-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By BB_cuda
Wow! I just ran across this. I friend on other...

Wow! I just ran across this. I friend on other diesel forum needed that oil pump but he already bought a new one from BMW. Hope the project has proceeded on. thanks
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-24-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By BB_cuda
Email JR Auto. He prefers that you work this...

Email JR Auto. He prefers that you work this privately has been my experience.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-24-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By BB_cuda
Ninja, how many miles when problem first started?

Ninja, how many miles when problem first started?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-22-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,571
Posted By BB_cuda
I've heard the same urban legend to leave it...

I've heard the same urban legend to leave it alone past a certain point ... Specifically don't have a power flush done and then a port gets clogged with old debris in the fluid.

Having said that,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-20-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,691
Posted By BB_cuda
Giving answer to where can I get a used one but...

Giving answer to where can I get a used one but don't jump on this unless you're sure you need it. A guy named sour335d on the other diesel forum was talking with me probably 9 months ago. I was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-16-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,691
Posted By BB_cuda
Not going to reread the thread but if you think...

Not going to reread the thread but if you think the DPF has a high level of restriction, be cautious. There are two flexible hoses that hook the metal tubes on the DPF. They lead to a differential...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-15-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By BB_cuda
Anything to help the BMW diesel community. I'm...

Anything to help the BMW diesel community. I'm not 100% sure Andrew does transmission service so only one way to find out. I DIY my trans. My thought is to do fluid changes often enough to take into...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-14-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By BB_cuda
Would a drive to Dallas, Georgia be prohibitive...

Would a drive to Dallas, Georgia be prohibitive for you? A new business dealing in aftermarket parts for many TDI including 335d and X5 is there. Check out fixmyvw.com. The guy is named Andrew. There...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-10-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By BB_cuda
Dumb question but wouldn't you need 2 gallons...

Dumb question but wouldn't you need 2 gallons i.e. Two jugs for the change? I use Rotella T6 5W-40 for same reason you state. Sure is nice to do change for $40 + cost of filter. I don't mess with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-10-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By BB_cuda
Flyingman, it's called a mechatronic sleeve. I...

Flyingman, it's called a mechatronic sleeve. I didn't change mine but I was in there early at 38,000 miles. I wanted to put the aluminum pan on.

New fluid is a light yellow/brown color. My 38k...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,389
Posted By BB_cuda
Remove small panel on drivers side underneath....

Remove small panel on drivers side underneath. There are quick disconnects in there. Another friend here had hard time getting these undone but I was able to easily unplug them. Be ready to catch the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By BB_cuda
That sounds odd. My pan fill (doing proper warm...

That sounds odd. My pan fill (doing proper warm up process) took 5.5 L. Converter would be a bunch more. Perhaps cooler line method doesn't do anything with converter and I question how much fluid...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By BB_cuda
Sushiholic, I have to agree with the other...

Sushiholic, I have to agree with the other posters. What did you end up doing? I ask as I am keeping a list of those who had the HB go out and the miles. I'm in Texas too. Sorry to hear you're...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By BB_cuda
Keith, I sure would like to learn this technique...

Keith, I sure would like to learn this technique of cooler lines. This is good in terms of flushing out the torque converter. It holds lots of fluid in comparison to volume within pan. I would...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-08-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By BB_cuda
I would change the Tran pan so that filter is...

I would change the Tran pan so that filter is changed. I could see drain and fill if it was 35,000-40,000 but at 70,000 I would recommend the filter. Checkout thectsc.com for the kit. Has dealer...
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