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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-15-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By listerone
Low DEF is nothing to panic about.While under...

Low DEF is nothing to panic about.While under "free" maintenance it should be nothing more than a quick trip to a dealer,although I've never gotten a warning in my two Bimmers.I did get one with my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-15-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By listerone
About 80% of my miles are Interstate miles at...

About 80% of my miles are Interstate miles at 65-70MPH.As you can see I get just about 45MPG.On the few long,long Interstate trips I've done so far,using "summer" diesel,I get about 53MPG (actual,not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-06-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,067
Posted By listerone
My Bluetec didn't look nearly that bad and the...

My Bluetec didn't look nearly that bad and the insurance company totaled it.BTW...is that the driver's airbag I see there...it's hard (for me at least ) to tell.Mine deployed...at something like 7MPH...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-21-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,037
Posted By listerone
Corvettes are for a guy who wants people to...

Corvettes are for a guy who wants people to *think* he's arrived.The M5 is for a guy who *knows* he's arrived.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-13-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By listerone
Really? I've read that running dry with a diesel...

Really? I've read that running dry with a diesel is much different than with a gasser.A huge pain in the neck...if not worse.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By listerone
Not sure how to answer your basic question but...

Not sure how to answer your basic question but your "d" will use DEF as does my '14.
Forum: BMW News 08-03-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By listerone
Interesting

Interesting
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By listerone
Yup,got an e-mail from BMWNA. Sounds like a lot...

Yup,got an e-mail from BMWNA. Sounds like a lot of $$$ to me but....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,098
Posted By listerone
I've gotten one..yes,one...moving violation...

I've gotten one..yes,one...moving violation ticket in my life (but plenty of parking tickets :D).It was about 30 years ago and was in the suburban town in which I lived.It was absolutely bogus...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By listerone
I'm no an engineer but it's difficult for me to...

I'm no an engineer but it's difficult for me to see how start/stop doesn't cause increased wear and tear on various components,including the engine itself.I never use start/stop mainly because...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-02-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,799
Posted By listerone
I've seen discussions regarding that topic and...

I've seen discussions regarding that topic and they seem to conclude that even with the exchange rate advantage it's not worthwhile for us to try to import Canadian cars largely because of...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-02-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,459
Posted By listerone
If they sold a diesel version in the US I'd be...

If they sold a diesel version in the US I'd be driving one.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,409
Posted By listerone
I'd never go to Germany for a sun-splashed...

I'd never go to Germany for a sun-splashed vacation.I'd never look to Mexico for a well designed,well engineered *and* well built automobile.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,759
Posted By listerone
I've been there..several times.And as recently as...

I've been there..several times.And as recently as last January.Some of the places I saw were much,*much* better than any photo I've seen of Mexico.Some were about a bad,maybe even a bit worse.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,759
Posted By listerone
I'm just going from memory here (don't have my...

I'm just going from memory here (don't have my sticker nearby) but,IIRC,my "d" was assembled in Munich,it's engine was made in Austria,the transmission in Germany and something like 85% of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,759
Posted By listerone
Simply put there can be no doubt that Mexico,the...

Simply put there can be no doubt that Mexico,the nation,is vastly inferior...in every way...to the world's other car manufacturing countries.Just as no sane Westerner would go to Mexico for medical...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,759
Posted By listerone
I've never been to Mexico but I,like many...

I've never been to Mexico but I,like many here,have traveled extensively in Africa,Asia and South America.Stories I've heard and photos/videos I've seen/heard about Mexico are exact matches for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,759
Posted By listerone
Sorry...I'll walk before I'll buy a car made...

Sorry...I'll walk before I'll buy a car made anywhere in the Third World.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 06-07-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,784
Posted By listerone
My first diesel was the 335d,which featured 425...

My first diesel was the 335d,which featured 425 ft lbs of torque at 1700RPM.This new diesel sounds like it's even more of a beast.Very tempting...if it's available in North America.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 06-05-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By listerone
Help Needed Storing A Station

I've succeeded in utilizing several of the 8 storage buttons on my "d",including two destinations and one "HD2" FM radio station.My problem is I can't recall how I stored the station and now...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-05-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By listerone
Help Needed Storing A Station

I've succeeded in utilizing several of the 8 storage buttons on my "d",including two destinations and one "HD2" FM radio station.My problem is I can't recall how I stored the station and now...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-26-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,338
Posted By listerone
Not getting LED or Xenon headlights is my biggest...

Not getting LED or Xenon headlights is my biggest regret.Backup camera and nav are the things I'm most glad I got.Apart from the standard equipment of course.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-24-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,677
Posted By listerone
save for later

save for later
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,806
Posted By listerone
I've done 55 in Fairfield County before.At...

I've done 55 in Fairfield County before.At 5AM.Sunday morning. :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,806
Posted By listerone
I drive in and around NYC on a pretty regular...

I drive in and around NYC on a pretty regular basis but I've only had *one* experience driving in LA.Evening rush it was and I thought I was gonna soil myself.Miles and miles of cars,each separated...
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