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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Legal Alien
Also just changed to Michelin Pilot Super...

Also just changed to Michelin Pilot Super Sports...after puncture in stock run flats;) They were kinda done though, so time anyway. Been very happy very the improved ride, and handling good, if...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-12-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,791
Posted By Legal Alien
Im at 36K miles on my D and have had no major...

Im at 36K miles on my D and have had no major issues, besides belt squeal and recalls, touch wood. Speaking of trannies, Im at 36K miles on my D and have noticed a soft but distinct whine that seems...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-14-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 55,536
Posted By Legal Alien
F31 325D would be great!! Please BMW!

F31 325D would be great!! Please BMW!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-16-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,612
Posted By Legal Alien
While on the topic of trannys, but slightly...

While on the topic of trannys, but slightly different issue, was wondering if anyone gets a slight but distinct 'whine' from the tranny/tranny area around the low 70 MPH range? Notice it fairly...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-06-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,014
Posted By Legal Alien
Mine became a daily occurrence at the end of hot...

Mine became a daily occurrence at the end of hot Sacramento summer days - took it in to the dealer, who could finally reproduce it after I gave them exact steps (leave car in sun for most of the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-11-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,014
Posted By Legal Alien
Cool, thanks for the info!

Cool, thanks for the info!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,014
Posted By Legal Alien
Reported this issue on my last service, of course...

Reported this issue on my last service, of course could not be reproduced, but now happens every afternoon on hot days - need to do the video recording and take it in again - kinda embarrassing to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-16-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,014
Posted By Legal Alien
Dealer could not reproduce, of course!;-) ...

Dealer could not reproduce, of course!;-) Recommended overnight stay to try replicate, but it happens very intermittently that I dont think it will be worth it. More of an embarrassment really on a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-03-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,014
Posted By Legal Alien
Also have the intermittent 1-2 sec belt squeal on...

Also have the intermittent 1-2 sec belt squeal on start up - car is at the dealer today for 13K service, will hopefully be resolved.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-10-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,099
Posted By Legal Alien
I also had a low fill at a big dealer in the Bay...

I also had a low fill at a big dealer in the Bay Area - got the low oil warning a couple hours after picking the car up. Was not too happy about that of course. Drove back to dealer and went into...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-18-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,007
Posted By Legal Alien
Only had an overflow once in 10K miles...was with...

Only had an overflow once in 10K miles...was with a painfully slow pump, which did not cutoff
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-26-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By Legal Alien
Cheers, same to all!

Cheers, same to all!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-24-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,136
Posted By Legal Alien
Recently put on Michelin Primacy Alpin PA3 with...

Recently put on Michelin Primacy Alpin PA3 with Rial Salermos from Tirerack, and did a ~1500 mile trip up to Portland - had 2 snow storms, some cold weather, as well as drier warmer conditions on the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-02-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Legal Alien
1st 500 miler coming up!

On my 7th tank and 10 miles short of the 1st 500 mile tank. Did about 80/20 highway/city and highway probably averaged around 75mph. Nice!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-27-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By Legal Alien
Is increased blow-by due to increased compression...

Is increased blow-by due to increased compression on diesels? Thanks for the skinny.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-27-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By Legal Alien
Oil condition

Hi, checked the oil this morning while filling up, cars at ~2700 miles, and it seems rather dirty/black already, and at about 2/3 between the marks on the dipstick. Does this seem normal? Thanks!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-19-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 44,552
Posted By Legal Alien
Same here, diesel increased noticeably the last...

Same here, diesel increased noticeably the last few weeks. Gas prices too though.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By Legal Alien
Very cool, you'll enjoy it!

Very cool, you'll enjoy it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,068
Posted By Legal Alien
Same here, suprising. Also have 2011 space gray...

Same here, suprising. Also have 2011 space gray m-sport - nice!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By Legal Alien
The Passat in the background is 9 years old and...

The Passat in the background is 9 years old and started having some bigger issues, so it was time. Hoping they will have a 4 cyl diesel in the F30, and will wait a couple years after intro and see...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By Legal Alien
Thanks all. She's fast alright, if a little...

Thanks all. She's fast alright, if a little butch...lol! Just got through break-in this weekend, nice drive into the mountains. That front bumper is a tad low, but I knew about that. Will post a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By Legal Alien
Finally...finally...did I say finally?

After many years of lurking here and reading tons of great info, I finally bought my 1st BMW, a 335D...very happy, great car! Averaging around 29 mpg for the first couple tanks.
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