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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,460
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.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
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 (2012 - current) 11-21-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By bjbolduc
Which tires do you have?

Which tires do you have?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
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 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
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 (2012 - current) 11-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
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 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,997
Posted By bjbolduc
I meant Turanza.

I meant Turanza.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,997
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 (2012 - current) 10-31-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,497
Posted By bjbolduc
Things I noticed with my 4 series

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-30-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 769
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...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-28-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,142
Posted By bjbolduc
Actually a kafkaesque turn :)

Actually a kafkaesque turn :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,142
Posted By bjbolduc
320 vs 328d

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2014-bmw-328d-diesel-sedan-instrumented-test-review-old-man-torque-page-2



http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2013-bmw-320i-test-review



Car and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By bjbolduc
Try the bmw online apps. They have a fuel finder...

Try the bmw online apps. They have a fuel finder app that finds the lowest price fuel near you
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-22-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,142
Posted By bjbolduc
One thing to note on the instrumented test of the...

One thing to note on the instrumented test of the 328d vs 320 are the red lines.
You will have to shift more on the d as it has a lower red line
The lower hp will show up in the quarter mile time...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-19-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,142
Posted By bjbolduc
For me the dealer had better deals on the 328xd...

For me the dealer had better deals on the 328xd than other cars. They had several on lot since January so they got some corporate money to help convince me to go for diesel
Other thing is that the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-19-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By bjbolduc
That can also come off in a car wash so keep an...

That can also come off in a car wash so keep an eye on that piece.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 987
Posted By bjbolduc
On the tire point, my 328 xd has the Bridgestone...

On the tire point, my 328 xd has the Bridgestone turanza rf that have very poor tire rack reviews in snow. Has anyone else experienced this tire in moderate winter conditions? I am leaning towards...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-11-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,391
Posted By bjbolduc
X-1 slammed by Car and Driver after 40K miles

Back to the original post, car and driver also had a poor review of the 2013 model so not a surprise
I don't agree with their review and liked it a lot with som reservations (just don't consider it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-07-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,910
Posted By bjbolduc
Agree the eps is a significant weakness. That...

Agree the eps is a significant weakness. That said the EPs is controlled by software and there are other companies that have tuned EPs to give a road feel

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-01-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By bjbolduc
My 328 had 2013-2 map when I purchased in August....

My 328 had 2013-2 map when I purchased in August. It would certainly be nice to have bmw update to most current version. But I won't hold my breath.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-26-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,432
Posted By bjbolduc
I have had some cvt cars as rentals but never...

I have had some cvt cars as rentals but never owned
Did you not like the drive experience noise or reliability. Just curious


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-19-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,688
Posted By bjbolduc
In my case I traded a 2013 x1 for the 328xd and...

In my case I traded a 2013 x1 for the 328xd and the x1 had a diesel sound due to di (and lack of noise suppression) so the sound difference to this driver wasn't material.

Everyone has different...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By bjbolduc
What is the "pull-ahead" program?

In my case my lease was up in end November and I was able to get a 2014 with no early turn in penalty in August.
My car was a 2013 on a 24 month lease so I didn't technically qualify for the pull...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,688
Posted By bjbolduc
To 328d and 328i owners:

I have the 328xd and happy with the pick up. The 0 to 60 time is impacted a bit by the lower redline (5500 vs 7000 rpm) so more shifts on the way to 60 (or quarter mile if that is your standard)
In...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By bjbolduc
You can terminate your lease early if you meet...

You can terminate your lease early if you meet the criteria on model year etc. easy way for them to sell another car to captive audience
I used that to upgrade to 328 xd


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