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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By 335dFan
Manual for the 2014 model says: "The total...

Manual for the 2014 model says:

"The total load of all sockets must not exceed 140 watts at 12 volts."

That's the only thing of note that I see.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-14-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By 335dFan
I am not the right guy to give you an...

I am not the right guy to give you an authoritative answer, but I don't know why it would affect a DPF removal at all. After all, it is not a true tune. Having said that, if I were in a situation...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-14-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By 335dFan
Assuming you are referring to the piggyback...

Assuming you are referring to the piggyback device, and not a full tune (which I am not aware that BMS does), I have been happy with my JBD for the last 35k miles. No problems and I run it at 100%.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-08-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By 335dFan
This is pretty familiar circumstances for me. I...

This is pretty familiar circumstances for me. I haven't had run-flats since about 10k miles. I had a flat with my PSS 50 miles from nowhere, and it was 100 miles to Rock Springs where I managed to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-08-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By 335dFan
Since I go I-5 south to California a lot, this...

Since I go I-5 south to California a lot, this time I plan to go through Bend down to Klamath Falls for a little variety and because my wife has not been that route before. After seeing Crater Lake,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-07-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By 335dFan
X5d Weekend Trip: Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway

I'm heading to Crater Lake on the 20th as part of a longer trip to Heber Valley UT. My total mileage will be about 1937 miles based on my planning thus far. I'm sure it will be more than that, but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 14,291
Posted By 335dFan
Take it to the track. The worst I ever got was...

Take it to the track. The worst I ever got was a little over 26 mpg on the same tank I used for a day at Summit Point for an HPDE. :-)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-05-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By 335dFan
My profile and signature block show what mods I...

My profile and signature block show what mods I have done.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-05-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By 335dFan
For the past umpteen Europe trips I have always...

For the past umpteen Europe trips I have always rented diesels (with the exception of a little Fiat 500 out of Malpensa). They are always satisfying, economical, and have sufficient pep for my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-08-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By 335dFan
Floyd, thanks for the report. Good to have some...

Floyd, thanks for the report. Good to have some data points. I plan to drive up to McChord and SEATAC sometime soon to check out the details for getting military hops. Do you live anywhere near...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-20-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,210
Posted By 335dFan
My last speeding ticket was last August outside...

My last speeding ticket was last August outside of Pagosa Springs, CO. Coming back into town after driving up to Wolf Creek Pass with a bunch of BMW owners as part of the Drive 4 Corners gathering. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-18-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By 335dFan
Need to change your signature block now. I'll be...

Need to change your signature block now. I'll be coming to Sacramento the first week in April. Maybe I'll come see your new wheels.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-18-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By 335dFan
Another Diesel on the Block

As you all are probably aware, it is reported that Land Rover will be putting a diesel in the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport and they will appear in the dealerships in the USA later this year. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By 335dFan
Here are a couple of bulletins. I didn't recheck...

Here are a couple of bulletins. I didn't recheck them before I sent them, so hope they are the right ones.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-04-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,193
Posted By 335dFan
I did this in Italy with a rental. Don't...

I did this in Italy with a rental. Don't remember what make of car it was, but there was no lockout feature to protect yourself from yourself. And the combination of different color combos and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-13-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 14,291
Posted By 335dFan
In Oregon there is no law against self-pumping...

In Oregon there is no law against self-pumping diesel. That's for gasoline. However, some stations can be finicky about you pumping your own diesel even though it's legal. I pump my own at the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-13-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 14,291
Posted By 335dFan
Aargh, it's still $3.199 at the place I go to...

Aargh, it's still $3.199 at the place I go to here in Oregon.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-10-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By 335dFan
That's what my deductible for comprehensive (and...

That's what my deductible for comprehensive (and collision) is too.

I also need the lower front bumper painted on both sides, but I'm not fastidious enough to require a perfect job on them at this...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-08-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By 335dFan
This summer I got a rock in my windshield while...

This summer I got a rock in my windshield while driving somewhere in Wyoming as I recall. I called my insurance company and they directed me to Safelite. The criteria they gave me at that time was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By 335dFan
Well, I don't know the answer to your...

Well, I don't know the answer to your wear-and-tear question, but I do agree that it's a great way to deal with long downhill stretches, particularly in the Rockies, Sierras, Cascades, et al. I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-14-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By 335dFan
From personal observation, the people of France...

From personal observation, the people of France are a lot nicer to foreigners now than they were in the 70s.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-13-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,980
Posted By 335dFan
I am influenced by the previous ownership of a...

I am influenced by the previous ownership of a diesel that had 280k miles when I sold it. It would have kept chugging for many more miles but I was going overseas for an extended stay. It had...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-10-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By 335dFan
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to my fellow...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to my fellow diesel fans. Have been a diesel driver since 1986. Petrol head from 1962 until that point.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By 335dFan
M57n2/m57y

M57n2/m57y
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-23-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By 335dFan
I bought one from Griot's Garage. Works nicely,...

I bought one from Griot's Garage. Works nicely, but you should check on the draw on the battery. Mine works fine with the 335d, but the Forester I have doesn't put out quite enough juice. It's...
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