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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By simmonslr
(Another) F11 to the US Thread

I stopped by the local dealer to test drive a 535dx (nice car BTW - feels much like my 335d) and the sales person indicated he had heard two rumors recently.

1) an X1 diesel is on the way
2) an...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-10-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,307
Posted By simmonslr
Euro 325dT

I just noticed that the Euro 325dT is now a 4 cylinder engine with 218 hp and 332 lb ft of torque:

http://www.bmw.co.uk/en/new-vehicles/3/touring/2012/engines.html

BMW 325d SE Touring
Max...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-04-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By simmonslr
2011, non-M sport package.

2011, non-M sport package.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-03-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By simmonslr
Larger Tire on 335d

Pardon me for double posting. This is in the diesel section too, but since it is a tire size question it probably should be here instead. Is it possible to move a post? TIA.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-03-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Mpg
Views: 874
Posted By simmonslr
Overall average since new. 27K miles now. Almost...

Overall average since new. 27K miles now. Almost no city driving. Best tank 42+ on highway with larger tires for winter.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-02-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,819
Posted By simmonslr
Too tall is what I'm looking for. I run 215/55r17...

Too tall is what I'm looking for. I run 215/55r17 in the winter which is about 4.7% greater diameter and it improves my mileage quite a bit even though the odometer is more pessimistic than stock....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-02-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,819
Posted By simmonslr
Larger Tire on 335d

I like to replace the tires on my 335d sport package with 225/50r18. Anyone put this size tires on their car. I found another E90 using them here:

...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-27-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 958
Posted By simmonslr
BMW 1.5L Petrol 3 cyl - B38

This looks like a pretty cool motor. The video is the B38 petrol, but they also are releasing a B37 diesel.

http://carscoop.blogspot.com/2012/10/listen-to-sounds-of-bmw-new-15-liter.html...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-15-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By simmonslr
http://www.fuelly.com/driver/lsimmons/335d ...

http://www.fuelly.com/driver/lsimmons/335d

11543 miles

38.0 average
37.1 last tank
42.1 best tank
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-08-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By simmonslr
WTB: Winter Wheels 7Jx17 H2 LK120 ET40

Prefer Borbet CA
This wheel fits E60/E61
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-10-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By simmonslr
Check PM.

Check PM.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-08-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By simmonslr
Question to Euro Members

I'm interested in trying to find a diff from a 330d. Does anyone on the other side of the pond know of BMW parts suppliers, used or otherwise, that might consider shipping to the US?

Here is the...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 10-08-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By simmonslr
Euro Parts to US

Is is possible to buy parts for Euro model cars for delivery in the US?
Are there any vendors that can order Euro parts?
Is this ths proper sub-group of Bimmerfest to ask this question?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-30-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,414
Posted By simmonslr
I didn't say local, and BMW puts manuals in cars...

I didn't say local, and BMW puts manuals in cars with lots more torque than the 335d produces. Nice attitude.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-29-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,414
Posted By simmonslr
I found a top quality shop that is willing to...

I found a top quality shop that is willing to swap a manual 6 speed into the 335d (I have a 2011). It's not cheap and it would whack the warrantee, but he claims that it's totally doable. The hardest...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-01-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,570
Posted By simmonslr
http://execuhitch.com/tow-hitches/bmw-3-series-335...

http://execuhitch.com/tow-hitches/bmw-3-series-335d-sedan.html
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By simmonslr
http://bmw.dealerfit.com/store/bmw-5-series-access...

http://bmw.dealerfit.com/store/bmw-5-series-accessories-cat1389_1399.php

I have 82-72-9-407-932 and think it is going to work great.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By simmonslr
E60 MPG Set Rich When New?

I was just reading on the E60.net board that one person was told by the dealer that when new, the E60 is set to run richer and will lean out after 12K miles or 2 years. Urban myth?
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,452
Posted By simmonslr
Were the 5-6 laps contiguous? Any hit of high...

Were the 5-6 laps contiguous? Any hit of high temperatures? I'm doing a driving school in my 535xiT/6 two weeks from today and am a bit concerned about limp home mode. Glad to hear it handled well -...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By simmonslr
It would be good to clarify since BMW really...

It would be good to clarify since BMW really confuses this.

I had pressed the DTC button for a couple seconds. The DTC light was illuminated on the dash. I called that turning traction control...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By simmonslr
2+ feet and it's still coming down. That orange...

2+ feet and it's still coming down. That orange beast did a lot of grunting this morning clearing all that snow!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By simmonslr
Yes, you are not too far. I come your direction...

Yes, you are not too far. I come your direction once in a while - really like it up there. You should come down to our driving schools. We have lots from your area. Send me your email address...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By simmonslr
North Idaho.

North Idaho.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By simmonslr
535xiT/6 Snow Story

So I was coming home from the Annual BMW Dinner about 70 miles from my home last night and had a very memorable experience with my 08 535xiT/6 with 2600 miles on it.

It had been snowing all day,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,232
Posted By simmonslr
Love mine. Average 23.7 mpg since new with 1500...

Love mine. Average 23.7 mpg since new with 1500 miles on it now. I think this is going to be a rare bird. Anyone know how many will be manufactured for 2008? The 6 speed will be even rarer.

'08...
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