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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By tonyspumoni
Dave. Well reasoned. Sent from my SGH-T399...

Dave. Well reasoned.

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,469
Posted By tonyspumoni
The thing that kills me is that from time to time...

The thing that kills me is that from time to time you'll read a post on this forum claiming that we who have had major 335d problems are just whiners who neither represent a majority nor, by...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,877
Posted By tonyspumoni
Too late did I discover GEICO's mechanical...

Too late did I discover GEICO's mechanical breakdown coverage. Though there is a $250 deductible, must be started when the vehicle is new, and only goes to 100k miles, it covers everything insofar as...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,241
Posted By tonyspumoni
One other thing to bear in mind is the...

One other thing to bear in mind is the possibility that there may be more supply of pre-owned 335d's than there is demand. Thus, if you were to purchase one you would need to evaluate the risks that...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,877
Posted By tonyspumoni
Sorry ChasR, that sucks. I still miss mine but...

Sorry ChasR, that sucks. I still miss mine but feared to follow in your footsteps eventually. Still, if that fixes the troubles for another 89k miles, I guess $2800 would be a great deal.

The...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By tonyspumoni
The other thing that makes diesel an attractive...

The other thing that makes diesel an attractive alternative to hybrids and all-electrics is the issue of lithium-based battery technology. Rare to acquire and toxic upon disposal, lithium remains the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By tonyspumoni
sorry for the duplicate post. my iphone...

sorry for the duplicate post. my iphone bimmerfest client does some weird stuff from time to time including, in this case, telling me something my first reply had been rejected


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By tonyspumoni
I thought the same thing when I read the article....

I thought the same thing when I read the article. On the other hand the prices as equipped were pretty much the same. Sure does make that mid 40s 328d seem like a bargain when the E250 Bluetech is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By tonyspumoni
I thought the same thing when I read it. On the...

I thought the same thing when I read it. On the other hand the prices as equipped were pretty much the same. Sure does make that mid 40s 328d seem like a bargain when the E250 Bluetech is running in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-19-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By tonyspumoni
L.A. Times loves 535d compared to A6 TDI and E250 Bluetech

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-luxury-diesels-20140719-story.html




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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-16-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,877
Posted By tonyspumoni
Perhaps you are right. I would suggest though...

Perhaps you are right. I would suggest though that reporting of these problems underrepresents the number of genuine troubles. Most 335d owners do not post here. A casual seach of other forums for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
steve. cannot recall. did you euro delivery that...

steve. cannot recall. did you euro delivery that car too or just ordered it and waited? and you are probably right about emissions. i am still hung up on co2, which the brits and euros factor in but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,910
Posted By tonyspumoni
Well Jamolay, keep spreading the word about how...

Well Jamolay, keep spreading the word about how you like the car. Those who own them seem to prize them.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,910
Posted By tonyspumoni
I saw two of 328d's in the wild today, one white...

I saw two of 328d's in the wild today, one white and the other black, both headed south on I5 and exiting off Genesee to the west, towards the sea. Could that be any of you here?

Sirbikes - nice...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-14-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
I'm always pleased to hear that folks are happy...

I'm always pleased to hear that folks are happy with the choices they have made and clearly you like it. You've probably also probably chosen to walk a path others may follow, customizing yours with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
Steve. I totally agree. For that level of...

Steve. I totally agree. For that level of financial commitment I expect more than just good efficiency. We can all hypothesize why the 328d isn't setting any sales records and have done so here but I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-14-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
Ouch. But damn funny. Sent from...

Ouch. But damn funny.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,877
Posted By tonyspumoni
MotoWPK, Terrific post. I'll use this as a...

MotoWPK,

Terrific post. I'll use this as a reference in the future. I wasn't at all thinking that high loading would burn off carbon build-up - more that this would result in more complete...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-13-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,877
Posted By tonyspumoni
Thanks, Smplife. Glad to contribute. I have...

Thanks, Smplife. Glad to contribute.

I have no real data but I have a hunch. The 335d is what I would call a Goldylocks car. Drive it too nicely and you'll get CBU. Drive it too harshly and you'll...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-05-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
If only. Having been through two of them I agree...

If only. Having been through two of them I agree that, all else equal, the 335d is the MOST kick-ass car on the planet. Powerful and efficient in ways nothing short of a Tesla could touch.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-05-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
One aspect of my 335ds' unreliability trend has...

One aspect of my 335ds' unreliability trend has always puzzled me. If a car's starter goes, well that is probably some combination of poor or non-robust design plus wear and tear. Since I do not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-04-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
Wow imtjm. I had never thought that through....

Wow imtjm. I had never thought that through. Kinda makes sense. My DEF sensor/regulator thingy - s&&t IDK what it is really called - went at 65k and the entire DEF tank had to be replaced becausd BMW...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-04-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
IDK why all these odd diesel news threads are...

IDK why all these odd diesel news threads are coming up, but here's another one to share. I happen to disagree with this one, since the author is comparing two cars being driven as extreme speeds,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-04-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
I have ever been of the opinion that BMW's sedan...

I have ever been of the opinion that BMW's sedan diesel offerings were an effort to raise CAFE numbers, given marketing efforts most charitably described as anemic, but the CEO sounds genuinely...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-03-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By tonyspumoni
I too was surprised how poorly supported the 335d...

I too was surprised how poorly supported the 335d was in terms of marketing and remain puzzled why BMW would not support their diesel line-up more fully. With 425 ft lbs of torque any dunderhead...
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