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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By bjbolduc
Easiest change is to install different bulbs....

Easiest change is to install different bulbs. Beyond that you are getting to a lot of work relative to the benefit.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,002
Posted By bjbolduc
I also think winter grade diesel in "lighter"...

I also think winter grade diesel in "lighter" with a bit less btu/gallon so you maintain cold weather fuel flow.
PS it's a great car!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,002
Posted By bjbolduc
No I really don't give it an extended warmup and...

No I really don't give it an extended warmup and drive mellow until its warmed up. This am it was around 0f and took about 15 minutes to generate heat from engine. Wish I had heated steering wheel;)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,002
Posted By bjbolduc
In the winter I am getting lower mpg in 328xd. It...

In the winter I am getting lower mpg in 328xd. It takes a long time to warm up
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,002
Posted By bjbolduc
Adblue is required to run but the range is very...

Adblue is required to run but the range is very long. I haven't added in about 9000 miles and the add fluid gives you a lot of notice
B5 is the biodiesel limit allowed by BMW
I can't comment on...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-08-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,639
Posted By bjbolduc
Take a look at fuelly to see actual fuel milage...

Take a look at fuelly to see actual fuel milage for the 3 series models (apologies if this was already raised as this is a long thread).
Also if you have the BMW online,one of the apps is for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,649
Posted By bjbolduc
I believe mythbusters tested a car on higher...

I believe mythbusters tested a car on higher ethanol blends in the past year. Only issue they found was reduced range. But that was a track test.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,649
Posted By bjbolduc
If you care, that will throw off your emissions....

If you care, that will throw off your emissions. Another risk is the potential impact on seals and pumps.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By bjbolduc
There is also a tax difference both state and...

There is also a tax difference both state and federal
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuel_taxes_in_the_United_States#State_taxes
In new jersey. Diesel is on par with premium if you look hard. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-10-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By bjbolduc
I have found that i can use the online search...

I have found that i can use the online search function in the car so I haven't used the send to car function in Google maps.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-10-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By bjbolduc
Fwiw i had a 2013 x1 awd 2.8 and got a 328xd at...

Fwiw i had a 2013 x1 awd 2.8 and got a 328xd at end of the x1 lease. The x1 feels better on the road but is a bit dated in the interior. Also there really isn't much space for hauling stuff as it's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-29-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By bjbolduc
My 328xd had a failure on egr but apart from that...

My 328xd had a failure on egr but apart from that good for 7k miles
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-26-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By bjbolduc
I got my car coded remotely. Steve ma did a great...

I got my car coded remotely. Steve ma did a great job on it if you are still searching.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-30-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By bjbolduc
I hope the oil level calculation is more accurate...

I hope the oil level calculation is more accurate than the speedometer or the mph display on the computer. Neither are hard calculations
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By bjbolduc
Diesel drivers help needed.

Are you in a cold weather climate
You have two factors that will impact economy. Ambient temperatures and fuel properties
Your car will have lower fuel economy until it reaches normal operating...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-27-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,344
Posted By bjbolduc
328d NOx sensor problems and check engine lights

Got a cel also on 328xd and bringing in on Tuesday. It came on after onset of colder weather in northern NJ
Will update all once I get a diagnosis.


Update it was a fault in egr cooler system.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,042
Posted By bjbolduc
Agree it will cover bubbles in tires which paid...

Agree it will cover bubbles in tires which paid for coverage.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By bjbolduc
Which tires do you have?

Which tires do you have?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By bjbolduc
I use android and swiss army knife. Which has...

I use android and swiss army knife. Which has several additional useful functions.
I am sure there are a few on apple. Fixing the flat shouldn't cause a height issue
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By bjbolduc
A few suggestions. Can u measure from ground to...

A few suggestions. Can u measure from ground to top of each wheel well on flat ground? Can u check with a level (you can get an app for that) on the hood and roof and trunk across the car? Have you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By bjbolduc
Winter tires for BMW 328d

Which are your current tires?
I would look at the tire rack ratings too.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,217
Posted By bjbolduc
I meant Turanza.

I meant Turanza.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,217
Posted By bjbolduc
Curious about feedback with those running non-run...

Curious about feedback with those running non-run flats. I have Bridgestone potenzas on my 328xd which seem to have summer tire performance in the winter and winter tire ratings in summer. I have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By bjbolduc
Things I noticed with my 4 series

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By bjbolduc
I upgraded from x1 to 328xd in August The x1 is...

I upgraded from x1 to 328xd in August
The x1 is a good car and has the hydraulic steering so a better steering feel.
I really liked the car. Fast and handled well

That said the car is a...
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