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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-07-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By BB_cuda
My opinion so this may be worthless. I think...

My opinion so this may be worthless. I think BMWUSA pushed the 6 cylinder turbo diesel up class to X5 and 5 series sedan to get another 15 grand out of us. Audi did same with their V6 TDI going in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-07-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By BB_cuda
X5D was supposed to be in better position with...

X5D was supposed to be in better position with both low and high pressure EGR. There was the one X5D guy that sooted up really bad at 14,000 miles. Not sure if that was reported here or on e90...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-29-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By BB_cuda
links work fine. Here is an alternative water...

links work fine. Here is an alternative water bypass but required custom fittings to be machined. 6" nipple and 90 elbows are 304 SS purchased from local Ace hardware. The fittings look just like...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-29-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By BB_cuda
How many miles on the X5? EDIT:[ I see in your...

How many miles on the X5? EDIT:[ I see in your thread that its a 2014 so has to be low miles, <20,000] Were you running additives to increase lubricity? It is supposed to increase your odds of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By BB_cuda
300 series is austenitic SS. It is not magnetic....

300 series is austenitic SS. It is not magnetic. 304 stainless steel is good as it doesn't corrode in an undercar environment. I wouldn't use it in a chemical plant (use 316L there). 409 SS is called...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By BB_cuda
Who did you buy from for $470? The ebay auction...

Who did you buy from for $470? The ebay auction is showing $1499!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-25-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,922
Posted By BB_cuda
I had exact opposite experience when I drove 335i...

I had exact opposite experience when I drove 335i loaner. I was dissapointed in normal city/downtown driving experience. Can't torque out of a corner like the D. Concerning the chip comment above,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-18-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 14,296
Posted By BB_cuda
sushi, we aren't too far apart. I'm off exit 27...

sushi, we aren't too far apart. I'm off exit 27 of I-45 Clear Lake/Webster area. I've been getting diesel for ~$2.43/gallon at chevron.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-12-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,397
Posted By BB_cuda
My first assessment after owning the car was...

My first assessment after owning the car was "point and shoot" during cross country drive home from out of state purchase. I has quite similar experience going over Independence Pass in the Rockies....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,742
Posted By BB_cuda
Plastic one also has drain plug. I added rear...

Plastic one also has drain plug. I added rear view of my aluminum pan showing drain plug in post #9.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-03-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,742
Posted By BB_cuda
Yes, there is a drain plug on the aft end. All...

Yes, there is a drain plug on the aft end. All the pics showed the front end of pan. I will add aft end pic
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-03-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,742
Posted By BB_cuda
Dean, the pan is plastic and the filter is built...

Dean, the pan is plastic and the filter is built into it. To change the filter, you have to buy whole new pan/filter assy. I re-used screws with no problems. The T-27 screws have had a problem...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By BB_cuda
Floyd, confused about your statement that CVV...

Floyd, confused about your statement that CVV empties into dipstick assy? Can you elaborate please? As you likely know, I drive an E90. I run a catch can on the CVV's output gases to reduce oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By BB_cuda
1) Agree with Floyd. we are both oil burners...

1) Agree with Floyd. we are both oil burners though.
2) OP lives in Florida. Non emission check state. The D can forget its alphabet (code for do the deletes) and have a more trouble free life.
3)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By BB_cuda
We just got unfortunate news. Relative on my GF's...

We just got unfortunate news. Relative on my GF's side of family drowned from flooding in central Texas. Water swept away truck that he and 2 other people were in. The other 2 got out safely.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By BB_cuda
DSX, thanks for asking about us. Apparently,...

DSX, thanks for asking about us. Apparently, ecamp and I live in the same zip code (Webster) which south of downtown 20 miles. We got 4" of rain whereas Lark got 11". On May 12th, Webster got 8" of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-18-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By BB_cuda
Sort of like STDs for fuel filler pipes? Tee-hee

Sort of like STDs for fuel filler pipes? Tee-hee
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-14-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By BB_cuda
i get 21 mpg (the cluster number) if i only drive...

i get 21 mpg (the cluster number) if i only drive back and forth to work. 12 stop lights and max speed is 45 mph going to work. That is 4.2 miles one way. I use other vehicle much more often and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-06-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By BB_cuda
Rest of alphabet deletes. DPF, SCR. Consider EGR...

Rest of alphabet deletes. DPF, SCR. Consider EGR cooler delete. Of these, only the DPF delete will provide performance and mileage benefits. You can't do these without DDE programming.

Back to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-06-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By BB_cuda
look no further. Please trust us on this one....

look no further. Please trust us on this one. Canadian location has worked out well for many
http://www.mega-speed.de/english/ecotuning/international-dealers.html
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-06-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By BB_cuda
I use the adapter for a different reason. I use...

I use the adapter for a different reason. I use cetane booster/diesel kleen every fill up. I insert adapter, insert funnel into adapter, measure proper amount of additive into measuring cup and pour...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By BB_cuda
Have the coolant changed. Not that you can quote...

Have the coolant changed. Not that you can quote this to BMW dealer but the Mike Miller maintenance (he says it isn't his but quotes what BMW did before there was free maintenance) says flush and use...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-28-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,515
Posted By BB_cuda
I bought a fuel filter for $24.95 but it's Mahle.

I bought a fuel filter for $24.95 but it's Mahle.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-28-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,384
Posted By BB_cuda
Regdfry, glad to hear someone finally got a +...

Regdfry, glad to hear someone finally got a + response. My re-submission was about a week after your's so hopefully i will see something 1st week of May.
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