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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 125
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Posted By bjbolduc
I believe mythbusters tested a car on higher...

I believe mythbusters tested a car on higher ethanol blends in the past year. Only issue they found was reduced range. But that was a track test.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,486
Posted By bjbolduc
If you care, that will throw off your emissions....

If you care, that will throw off your emissions. Another risk is the potential impact on seals and pumps.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,074
Posted By bjbolduc
There is also a tax difference both state and...

There is also a tax difference both state and federal
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuel_taxes_in_the_United_States#State_taxes
In new jersey. Diesel is on par with premium if you look hard. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-10-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By bjbolduc
I have found that i can use the online search...

I have found that i can use the online search function in the car so I haven't used the send to car function in Google maps.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-10-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By bjbolduc
Fwiw i had a 2013 x1 awd 2.8 and got a 328xd at...

Fwiw i had a 2013 x1 awd 2.8 and got a 328xd at end of the x1 lease. The x1 feels better on the road but is a bit dated in the interior. Also there really isn't much space for hauling stuff as it's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-29-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By bjbolduc
My 328xd had a failure on egr but apart from that...

My 328xd had a failure on egr but apart from that good for 7k miles
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-26-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By bjbolduc
I got my car coded remotely. Steve ma did a great...

I got my car coded remotely. Steve ma did a great job on it if you are still searching.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-30-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By bjbolduc
I hope the oil level calculation is more accurate...

I hope the oil level calculation is more accurate than the speedometer or the mph display on the computer. Neither are hard calculations
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By bjbolduc
Diesel drivers help needed.

Are you in a cold weather climate
You have two factors that will impact economy. Ambient temperatures and fuel properties
Your car will have lower fuel economy until it reaches normal operating...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-27-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,287
Posted By bjbolduc
328d NOx sensor problems and check engine lights

Got a cel also on 328xd and bringing in on Tuesday. It came on after onset of colder weather in northern NJ
Will update all once I get a diagnosis.


Update it was a fault in egr cooler system.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,870
Posted By bjbolduc
Agree it will cover bubbles in tires which paid...

Agree it will cover bubbles in tires which paid for coverage.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By bjbolduc
Which tires do you have?

Which tires do you have?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By bjbolduc
I use android and swiss army knife. Which has...

I use android and swiss army knife. Which has several additional useful functions.
I am sure there are a few on apple. Fixing the flat shouldn't cause a height issue
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By bjbolduc
A few suggestions. Can u measure from ground to...

A few suggestions. Can u measure from ground to top of each wheel well on flat ground? Can u check with a level (you can get an app for that) on the hood and roof and trunk across the car? Have you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By bjbolduc
Winter tires for BMW 328d

Which are your current tires?
I would look at the tire rack ratings too.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,147
Posted By bjbolduc
I meant Turanza.

I meant Turanza.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,147
Posted By bjbolduc
Curious about feedback with those running non-run...

Curious about feedback with those running non-run flats. I have Bridgestone potenzas on my 328xd which seem to have summer tire performance in the winter and winter tire ratings in summer. I have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,609
Posted By bjbolduc
Things I noticed with my 4 series

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By bjbolduc
I upgraded from x1 to 328xd in August The x1 is...

I upgraded from x1 to 328xd in August
The x1 is a good car and has the hydraulic steering so a better steering feel.
I really liked the car. Fast and handled well

That said the car is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-28-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,131
Posted By bjbolduc
Actually a kafkaesque turn :)

Actually a kafkaesque turn :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,131
Posted By bjbolduc
320 vs 328d

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2014-bmw-328d-diesel-sedan-instrumented-test-review-old-man-torque-page-2



http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2013-bmw-320i-test-review



Car and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,398
Posted By bjbolduc
Try the bmw online apps. They have a fuel finder...

Try the bmw online apps. They have a fuel finder app that finds the lowest price fuel near you
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-22-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,131
Posted By bjbolduc
One thing to note on the instrumented test of the...

One thing to note on the instrumented test of the 328d vs 320 are the red lines.
You will have to shift more on the d as it has a lower red line
The lower hp will show up in the quarter mile time...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-19-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,131
Posted By bjbolduc
For me the dealer had better deals on the 328xd...

For me the dealer had better deals on the 328xd than other cars. They had several on lot since January so they got some corporate money to help convince me to go for diesel
Other thing is that the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-19-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By bjbolduc
That can also come off in a car wash so keep an...

That can also come off in a car wash so keep an eye on that piece.


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