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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Today, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Flyingman
100k Mile Club

Folks, I will reach 100k next week!:yikes:

My next OCI is about 100,500 miles and I was curious if any of you more experienced D owners have any suggestions on what else I should consider having...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Today, 10:19 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 23,507
Posted By Flyingman
Dropped to $1.91 here in So. Fla.:thumbup:

Dropped to $1.91 here in So. Fla.:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-23-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Flyingman
I doubt you will see it in the vehicle price. ...

I doubt you will see it in the vehicle price.

BMW is competing with a number of makes and models but I suppose MB and Lexus are two of the front runners.

MB offers no free service included,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-23-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 23,507
Posted By Flyingman
You folks are getting raped on the Left...

You folks are getting raped on the Left Coast!:yikes:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-23-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 23,507
Posted By Flyingman
Diesel in South Florida has finally dropped below...

Diesel in South Florida has finally dropped below $2.00/gal at $1.979. I filled up for $30! Feels great! Need to think about a road trip now!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-08-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,789
Posted By Flyingman
I'm at 100k with a 2010 335D and have followed...

I'm at 100k with a 2010 335D and have followed the BMW Service Manual to the letter, as they have done it all under the extended maintenance and warranty.

I had my oil tested multiple times to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-08-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Flyingman
A new engine?

Just saw this article on the news.

Seems to carry over the common rail concept for fuel injection to the intake and exhaust valves using compressed air and oil to close and open the valves.

Any...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,736
Posted By Flyingman
I'm almost at 100k and still no CBU. I've had my...

I'm almost at 100k and still no CBU. I've had my doubts many times but the car keeps pulling adequate MPG, Power, etc... I'm sure it could probably use a cleaning by now.

I have noted that my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Flyingman
+1:thumbup:

+1:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,365
Posted By Flyingman
I'll be joining the club very soon, about 98k...

I'll be joining the club very soon, about 98k with my 2010 335D. Running like a top!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-07-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,724
Posted By Flyingman
:thumbup::p

:thumbup::p
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-30-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,967
Posted By Flyingman
I like the Tesla as well but am seeing a lot of...

I like the Tesla as well but am seeing a lot of bad press about quality issues lately. I think CR had given it a score over 100 originally but based on customer feedback over time it has dropped a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By Flyingman
Give this a try: ...

Give this a try:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=753755&highlight=leaking+charge+hose
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By Flyingman
There has been a few posts on leaking boost hoses...

There has been a few posts on leaking boost hoses and seals. Even some how to videos on you tube.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,672
Posted By Flyingman
I top off with Mobil 1 ESP 5W30, LL-04...

I top off with Mobil 1 ESP 5W30, LL-04 approved.:thumbup:

No idea what the dealer puts in.:dunno:

I've been a Mobil 1 user for many years now.:bigpimp:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By Flyingman
Well, that definitely ain't right. My DEF...

Well, that definitely ain't right. My DEF consumption has been spot on the 1-3% of fuel consumption, lasting the 13k oil change interval like clockwork. Except when they forget to refill it at the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,364
Posted By Flyingman
Driftin, There are a number of threads and...

Driftin,

There are a number of threads and posts on the tunes and EGR/DPF/DEF Delete. Can't speak to Northwest area at all but there are shops that will offer a package deal for about $3,500 or...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By Flyingman
Pretty much as advertised in the MPG...

Pretty much as advertised in the MPG department.:thumbup:

Not so much in the reliability aspect of the emission control devices.:eek:

I suppose this was VW's dilemma, no?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-24-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Flyingman
Do you guys glow in the dark?:rofl: One of...

Do you guys glow in the dark?:rofl:

One of my Classmates was an EDO on a LA Class? attack sub. I worked for MSC and we met up in Subic Bay in the early 80's and he gave me a tour of the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-24-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,158
Posted By Flyingman
The debate was over the OEMs copy rights of their...

The debate was over the OEMs copy rights of their own software and if one can tap in and modify this legally, then the aspect of actually changing the emissions with a tune, rendering them out of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-24-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,158
Posted By Flyingman
I know, you all thought this topic would die a...

I know, you all thought this topic would die a slow death!

I was listening to NPR yesterday and they had an interesting article about the VW Diesel Scandal and they pointed out the whole after...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-24-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By Flyingman
Any resolution?:dunno:

Any resolution?:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-16-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,158
Posted By Flyingman
Maybe in the New World Order!:eek: Meantime...

Maybe in the New World Order!:eek:

Meantime economics, regulations and politics remain at play. Cars that are not made for the US Market (think DOT and EPA) are actually quite different than...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-15-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,243
Posted By Flyingman
I expect you will find the 320d, or maybe the...

I expect you will find the 320d, or maybe the 318d! No excitement.:p
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-15-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By Flyingman
Have the 328d had many issues?:dunno: Don't...

Have the 328d had many issues?:dunno:

Don't seem to see too much traffic about them here.:confused:
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