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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,594
Posted By diesaroo
ard, when I bought the warranty, from the...

ard, when I bought the warranty, from the information I was presented with, emissions components had no additional components covered at the gold or platinum levels, so I chose Powertrain Plus. In...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,594
Posted By diesaroo
Not trying to hiijack the thread, but a couple...

Not trying to hiijack the thread, but a couple months ago I had the very same emissions issues 'wrong def' during a trip to Canada. We couldn't complete the trip due to the 200 miles of remaining...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-25-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,344
Posted By diesaroo
I have done it at a flying J/Pilot truck stop. ...

I have done it at a flying J/Pilot truck stop. The nozzle was about 1/2" in diameter and IIRC the flowrate was not that fast at all. I just opened the cap for the passive reservoir and used a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-29-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By diesaroo
Mine is not an E90, but the engines are the same....

Mine is not an E90, but the engines are the same. Mine has always taken 7.4 quarts to get to 1/3-1/2 of a quart below full. So the oil change kit should come with 8 quarts and you'll have about 0.6...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-17-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By diesaroo
Motoring Enthusiasts

For the motoring enthusiasts on this forum: A guy in Nashville is petitioning the WH to change the 25 year rolling importation exemption to 15 years to match that of Canada. Currently they are at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,297
Posted By diesaroo
Yes, drivers side underneath the plastic cover...

Yes, drivers side underneath the plastic cover just aft of the oil filter cannister
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,297
Posted By diesaroo
Or to put it another way in Blazing Saddlese: ...

Or to put it another way in Blazing Saddlese: What did you expect? 'Welcome, sonny?' 'Make yourself at home.' 'Marry my daughter.' You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-29-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By diesaroo
Who took the sample at 9k miles, the dealer? ...

Who took the sample at 9k miles, the dealer? Just trying to rule out human error. What was your fuel dilution %? If over 2% you may have a leaking injector.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-27-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,003
Posted By diesaroo
Personally, I'm a fan of TDR-S (summer) and...

Personally, I'm a fan of TDR-S (summer) and TDR-WDA (winter) from Amalgamated Inc. in Fort Wayne, IN. They deal with large industry so they have an extremely low mark-up on their products as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-30-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,053
Posted By diesaroo
They should have just stymied the enthusiasts and...

They should have just stymied the enthusiasts and went with a 2.5 liter inline turbo 5 cylinder like MB, VW, and Volvo. Advertised 4 cylinder economy with 6 cylinder power etc. etc.

The 5 pot...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,166
Posted By diesaroo
I would think a dent that far up would be...

I would think a dent that far up would be reachable by just dropping the headliner. If you do go the PDR route, make sure the one you choose has a "no-drill" policy.:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-23-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,943
Posted By diesaroo
That procedure may "work", but in the FSM they...

That procedure may "work", but in the FSM they ask you to prime the fuel system with the diagnostic computer before startup.

The author of that article clearly did not fully vent the fuel system...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-23-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,413
Posted By diesaroo
True, but they are polar opposites. High octane...

True, but they are polar opposites. High octane fuel has a large ignition delay, whereas high cetane means a very short ignition delay.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-22-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,151
Posted By diesaroo
According to an article in USA Today, the...

According to an article in USA Today, the tri-turbo engine will have 500+hp and 650 ft-lbs of torque. Quite a bit more than other sources have quoted.:bigpimp:
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,968
Posted By diesaroo
The ML Bluetec looks better than the previous...

The ML Bluetec looks better than the previous version and the engine appears to be more lively--more in line with the X5d. 455 vs 425 torques but lower on hp 240 vs 265.

The one thing that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,012
Posted By diesaroo
I thought they still were using covered...

I thought they still were using covered transport. I did the PCD on my '09 X5 35d and had to have my engine computer replaced at 70 miles, they shipped it from the dealer in SC to my local dealer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By diesaroo
20 inches would be a pretty "super" package,...

20 inches would be a pretty "super" package, although I feel that my SAV's 18 inches are adequate.;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,720
Posted By diesaroo
approaching

30k miles and my lifetime average is 23.7 mpg. My mileage has been getting better lately though 24-28 in mixed driving. I think the engine is still breaking in...:bigpimp:

Edit: This is on 18"...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 05-23-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,717
Posted By diesaroo
:cry: Too bad it looks like we will not be...

:cry: Too bad it looks like we will not be getting the X1 23d stateside. It's a pity that BMW doesn't want to share the N47 with us.

Bring it BMW!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-13-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By diesaroo
SES? Sorry, doesn't ring a bell. Keep us posted...

SES? Sorry, doesn't ring a bell. Keep us posted as to what they discover.
GL
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-10-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,552
Posted By diesaroo
I haven't had time to test them out off-road, but...

I haven't had time to test them out off-road, but with no measureable reduction in mileage, and very quiet on the road are my Pirelli Scorpion ATR's. It's an all-terrain tire with an on-road bias. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,287
Posted By diesaroo
And here I thought it was always the women with...

And here I thought it was always the women with the little red corvettes...;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By diesaroo
IIRC, doesn't the slime foul the TPMS sensor in...

IIRC, doesn't the slime foul the TPMS sensor in the rim? If so, you may be in for an additional $80-100 plus labor when the new tire is fitted.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By diesaroo
I have this setup on my E70. Five 18" L.A. Star...

I have this setup on my E70. Five 18" L.A. Star 210 rims with Pirelli Scorpions on them. I also detested the harsh ride, and low wear mileage of the RFT's. Rides like it's on a cloud now without...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,287
Posted By diesaroo
Observations: Posters will always fall into...

Observations:

Posters will always fall into one of 2 categories: those that need to have their egos massaged by everyone who responds to their post, or they're mad, and those that don't mind an...
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