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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-19-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By jfxogara
Well done

Nice job!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,431
Posted By jfxogara
That is outstanding! Keep us posted!

That is outstanding! Keep us posted!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,001
Posted By jfxogara
Very interesting thanks for sharing.

Very interesting thanks for sharing.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-10-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,790
Posted By jfxogara
Excellent thanks!

Excellent thanks!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,790
Posted By jfxogara
Thanks for the opinion from on high, but do you...

Thanks for the opinion from on high, but do you have a cite? Best, James
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,790
Posted By jfxogara
I read on here somewhere that the lower nozzle is...

I read on here somewhere that the lower nozzle is the larger, passive tank, not the upper. And that must be right since I recently added two gallons to the lower nozzle, and the active tank is < one...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-31-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,830
Posted By jfxogara
Not an expert on the refining process but diesel...

Not an expert on the refining process but diesel fuel is less refined than gasoline i.e., a barrel of crude yields more gallons of diesel. But it's complicated because there is a more or less fixed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-26-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,654
Posted By jfxogara
I am always amazed at the stat that in 1981, 90...

I am always amazed at the stat that in 1981, 90 percent of the Mercedes Benz cars sold in the U.S. were diesels, mostly 300-D's. And that was before CAFE.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,654
Posted By jfxogara
Are we being a little hard on BMWNA? They have...

Are we being a little hard on BMWNA? They have diesel offerings for three body styles (3, 5, and X5) and just announced a fourth (7 series). Not all that bad, I'd suggest.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-25-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By jfxogara
Surely there is a market for a luxury car with...

Surely there is a market for a luxury car with good mileage and good but not crazy performance.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-15-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By jfxogara
The article says that the 535d's I-6 engine...

The article says that the 535d's I-6 engine differs from the I-6 they tested in 2009 and 2010, which was twin turbo whereas the 535's is a variable geometry turbo, which led to improved mileage. Is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-10-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,556
Posted By jfxogara
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-02-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By jfxogara
A full DEF tanks lasts somewhere around 12-15,000...

A full DEF tanks lasts somewhere around 12-15,000 miles. I have a 335d and there is no gauge, but when you get down to 1,000 miles from empty the display will start to annoy you every time you start...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-26-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,155
Posted By jfxogara
Bought it "new" with 6,300 miles last October,...

Bought it "new" with 6,300 miles last October, currently at 27,500 miles. No issues whatsoever other than that I am ruined for ordinary cars. I have a fiev mile commute and have been riding my BMW...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-17-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By jfxogara
I like the growl. My last car, a 1983 Merc...

I like the growl. My last car, a 1983 Merc 300-D, sounded rather agricultural especially when cold.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By jfxogara
I have 27K miles on my 2011 and love every minute...

I have 27K miles on my 2011 and love every minute I am behind the wheel. After owning two Mercedes 300-d models (the old ones) I feel like I am waking up from a long nightmare.

It's a bit...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-09-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By jfxogara
My car had 7K on it and they changed the oil on...

My car had 7K on it and they changed the oil on the anniversary.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-06-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By jfxogara
There is an impulse to tinker and improve, hard...

There is an impulse to tinker and improve, hard to deny that. But in an age when a Ford Focus sport model has more hp than an 1993 Mustang Cobra, I think I'll just find some way to live with my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,086
Posted By jfxogara
Mt3ch was that for a BMW warranty or third-party?

Mt3ch was that for a BMW warranty or third-party?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-13-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By jfxogara
P.S. Normally I get as high as 640-660 for all...

P.S. Normally I get as high as 640-660 for all highway, and as low as 460 for all city.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-13-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By jfxogara
700.3 miles last month coming back from the...

700.3 miles last month coming back from the Lemons race in South Carolina. Mostly 75-80 with the a/c off most of the time and a little extra air in the tires. And ~6 oz of Power Service in the tank.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By jfxogara
I have noted the same dynamic that the car's...

I have noted the same dynamic that the car's actual mileage s about ~2 mpg higher than indicate don the computer.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-20-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By jfxogara
Like

Like
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-28-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,242
Posted By jfxogara
I live in Cleveland Park and really enjoy my...

I live in Cleveland Park and really enjoy my 335d. Mileage is amazing but the diesel benefit is more obvious on the highway than when sitting in traffic on Connecticut Avenue. The Sport package is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By jfxogara
kadave. well done. They're great cars!

kadave. well done. They're great cars!
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