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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By BB_cuda
True economy would take into account price of...

True economy would take into account price of fuel. I presume a Prius uses reg unleaded. The most sensible comparison is cost per mile driven. Using $3.58/gallon for diesel (going rate in south...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By BB_cuda
I only get one more oil change from dealer before...

I only get one more oil change from dealer before "free" service ends on 2/28/2015. I will contine to buy the oil from pep boys when it goes on special and use the Mobil 1 5W-30 ESP. It is compliant...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By BB_cuda
Move to a state that doesn't test for emissions...

Move to a state that doesn't test for emissions is his answer. Big brother is watching us more and more every day. BB probably has a way of linking our VIN to the IP address we are talking through....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-25-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,504
Posted By BB_cuda
Wooo Henry, What does bent DEF mean? Sounds like...

Wooo Henry, What does bent DEF mean? Sounds like something physical that S/W wouldn't fix. Perhaps its like Bart Simpson's use of the word "bent".
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-24-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,584
Posted By BB_cuda
Greek, you sort of got this backwards. The X5d...

Greek, you sort of got this backwards. The X5d part is true but the 335D has high pressure EGR. High pressure means the gases divert through EGR tract prior to turbo and is unfiltered by the DPF on...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,148
Posted By BB_cuda
He watched "Fast and Furious" one too many...

He watched "Fast and Furious" one too many times.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By BB_cuda
I was trying to think of a name when I first got...

I was trying to think of a name when I first got the car. My license plates arrived and the first 2 characters were DD. So, my GF named her Deedee and it stuck. We now call her frahline Deedee. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 997
Posted By BB_cuda
Cal, i haven't had the pump go out so the...

Cal, i haven't had the pump go out so the following are guesses if i may be permitted. The pump is electrically driven so it could be a simple motor failure. The impeller could be broken off the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By BB_cuda
My car has alarm. I found out it protects for...

My car has alarm. I found out it protects for trying to steal the wheels on accident. I had it in the garage and was about to try out my new jack (X5 type from salvage yard). I somehow...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,283
Posted By BB_cuda
Tires were in fact Michelins and pressurized with...

Tires were in fact Michelins and pressurized with Nitrogen. I don't recall off hand the nose landing gear pressures (NLG) as they were never a problem being adjacent to a well heated thruster...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By BB_cuda
I have the bi xenons (come with premuim package,...

I have the bi xenons (come with premuim package, right?). They move when i pull into my steep driveway. I've always noticed that they were not exactly even with one another. I will have to go do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,283
Posted By BB_cuda
I follow post #5 logic but offer a little bit...

I follow post #5 logic but offer a little bit beyond this. Sure the lower sidewall deflects from the 850 lb load. The rest of the tire surface area besides the 698 in^2 can deflect outward and thus...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-04-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By BB_cuda
Greek, I so envious of that. I haven't checked...

Greek, I so envious of that. I haven't checked around for a local fab shop yet. The maker of your unit told me that they cut the aluminum and welded it at the intersection poiint. They want ~$500...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-04-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By BB_cuda
We got into this over on e90post/diesel specific...

We got into this over on e90post/diesel specific section. Its under http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=867543

You will have to hunt as the thread is very long. At a certain point,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 835
Posted By BB_cuda
Only if you're taking the 3 series for a scuba...

Only if you're taking the 3 series for a scuba dive
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-03-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By BB_cuda
+1!!

+1!!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By BB_cuda
The oil comes in liters not quarts. I recall the...

The oil comes in liters not quarts. I recall the oil capacity to be 7.7 liters. I normally put in 7.5 liters and that comes up full on the stick when brought up to operating temp. The other .5...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By BB_cuda
fin, I have always only used the dipstick. I'm...

fin,
I have always only used the dipstick. I'm confused. My NAV based way to check the level doesn't show that as an option. Sales guy and i tried to do this during delivery. He then says "owe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,616
Posted By BB_cuda
Off topic a little. Rahim, were you a National...

Off topic a little. Rahim, were you a National Merit Scholar finalist? With an SAT score like what you reported, that would be conceivable. My daughter is 15 and really motivated to try for NMS. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By BB_cuda
Kat, Rush's song "Red Barchetta" has same effect...

Kat, Rush's song "Red Barchetta" has same effect on me.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,487
Posted By BB_cuda
Topic is dipstick. Floyd found that US spec N57...

Topic is dipstick. Floyd found that US spec N57 diesel also has a dipstick. Why are diesels treated different than petrol cars? I'm happy with outcome but baffled as to their reasoning.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,487
Posted By BB_cuda
Thanks Floyd. It comes down to something dumb...

Thanks Floyd. It comes down to something dumb like there is already a hole in the block or the oil pan for the dip stick sleeve. They wouldn't want to spend money to re-engineer just for that. If...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,487
Posted By BB_cuda
Did not read the whole thread but read a good bit...

Did not read the whole thread but read a good bit in front and then the last few posts here at the end. If BMW deleted the dipstick as they feel it is rarely used and feel their corporate asset id...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-18-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,581
Posted By BB_cuda
Fully agree, FM. Water in fuel is not a slow...

Fully agree, FM. Water in fuel is not a slow accumulation thing but rather the luck of the draw (perhaps unluck of the draw). I live in a very humid and lots of potential for condensation place. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-14-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,581
Posted By BB_cuda
The concern here is water in diesel in terms of...

The concern here is water in diesel in terms of how often. I recall somebody here telling me (perhaps Snipe) that his Ford truck hcame with a removable/emptiable water collector adjacent to fuel...
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