Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 100
Search took 0.47 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: robster10
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By robster10
C.T. In Wasaga Beach. Think it's good for 30...

C.T. In Wasaga Beach. Think it's good for 30 days, but if no product comes in they will renew it, unless I pick some up in Toronto. GreekboyD where do you get your oily filters dealer or other?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Today, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By robster10
Bought the last 7 bottles off the shelf $8.59....

Bought the last 7 bottles off the shelf $8.59. Got a C.T. Rain check that I can use later to get the sale price.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-15-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By robster10
Curious on the fuel you use. How often do you...

Curious on the fuel you use. How often do you refill? Do you use any form of diesel stabilizer or additive?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-13-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By robster10
There is the problem, your fuel isn't up to par....

There is the problem, your fuel isn't up to par. Find a station that gets a lot of diesel refill traffic, or even a truck stop. Best place to buy diesel. Remember with poor fuel, less efficient burn...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-12-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By robster10
Diesel starts to degrade by roughly 25% after 28...

Diesel starts to degrade by roughly 25% after 28 days in storage. So if it has been running in your car, heated, condensation, and then let to sit for a while it's degradation will be higher. So...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By robster10
How long was it in storage? Did you use fuel...

How long was it in storage? Did you use fuel stabilizer? Diesel will go bad sooner and will not burn as well leading to less power and response.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-10-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By robster10
Watch that your weld doesn't pull the pan out of...

Watch that your weld doesn't pull the pan out of shape! Wouldn't the dealer have told you the specs?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-07-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By robster10
Think you'll need some extra weight in back to...

Think you'll need some extra weight in back to hook up. Sounds good Mr. :thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,606
Posted By robster10
If the head is carbon filled, the intake must be,...

If the head is carbon filled, the intake must be, as well as egr, and DPF. $$$$$
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By robster10
I understand on some wheels there is more opening...

I understand on some wheels there is more opening clearances, but they too would have smudges etc from the hands reaching in. And a proper inspection would be with the wheel off. Unfortunately some...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,519
Posted By robster10
GreekboyD. For an 09 you have low mileage. I'm...

GreekboyD. For an 09 you have low mileage. I'm assuming your D doesn't get out for the winter. If your car sits for long periods are you using a fuel stabilizer for your diesel?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,519
Posted By robster10
GreekboyD. Are these cars low mileage, high...

GreekboyD. Are these cars low mileage, high mileage, city drivers or highway drivers? Has any correlation been made? How come everyone isn't affected? I know guys with VW's who say the same. Some...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By robster10
Has anyone actually seen the techs at BMW or a...

Has anyone actually seen the techs at BMW or a shop clean the heads? Could be they do use a form of cleaner and make a big $$$ mark up. Had the techy tell me I needed new brakes and asked why? They...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-30-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By robster10
+400 ft lbs of torque without breaking a sweat,...

+400 ft lbs of torque without breaking a sweat, that's why!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-25-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By robster10
Run flats give me the stutttter! Changed to...

Run flats give me the stutttter! Changed to nonrft, what a difference.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-24-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,519
Posted By robster10
What kind of mileage are they doing? Seems that...

What kind of mileage are they doing? Seems that the lower mileage units are the ones having the issues.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By robster10
DEF tank is heated as you get close the FOB sends...

DEF tank is heated as you get close the FOB sends a signal or when the door is unlocked. Not continuously when parked.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,519
Posted By robster10
AWD, and heavier vehicle puts more of a load on...

AWD, and heavier vehicle puts more of a load on the motor as well.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-23-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,071
Posted By robster10
The other part of the equation is the DPF...

The other part of the equation is the DPF building up with soot. Then regen cycle cleans the DPF but taints the oil. Then the egr sends the gaseous vapours into the intake which mixes with the oil...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,071
Posted By robster10
Found this topic on you tubebut couldn't insert....

Found this topic on you tubebut couldn't insert. Amsoil rep talks about the problems associated with the DPF , EGR etc.on diesels. Maybe someone here can attach this link please. "Understanding...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-18-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,071
Posted By robster10
Research about diesels. Strengths and weakness. ...

Research about diesels. Strengths and weakness. They are not short commute cars. Show me in any auto literature that tells you how to drive the car, normal driving???? Really! Experience from...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-18-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,071
Posted By robster10
75 miles RT. What year is your D? I do...

75 miles RT. What year is your D? I do 80miles/130km one way. This is why I bought the D. Even the dealer here told me that if you don't drive 40K km/24K miles a year than the diesel isn't for you.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,071
Posted By robster10
A few mods but do they come close to a stock...

A few mods but do they come close to a stock 335d? If there is a problem than why don't we all have it. It seems that guys having problems with carbon issues are the ones with low mileage (daily...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-17-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,071
Posted By robster10
Show me an average consumer vehicle making super...

Show me an average consumer vehicle making super car torque figures. Guess that's why they discontinued it here. The VWs are successful here in NA but then again they are 4cyl. No where near our...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,071
Posted By robster10
Go on to the truck forums and you'll hear...

Go on to the truck forums and you'll hear otherwise. If our little 3.0l is doubled to 6.0l than we'd be at 520hp and 892ftlbs relatively speaking for comparison. 2014 trucks have reached +400hp and...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 100

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:36 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms