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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-11-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By Frediesel
[QUOTE=Hoooper;9124268]Is that the 6.2 or the...

[QUOTE=Hoooper;9124268]Is that the 6.2 or the 5.3? Either way you should be able to get better than 16 mpg. QUOTE]

It's the 5.3 and the 16 mpg figure was for combined city and highway. I'm also...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By Frediesel
The wife just got a 2015 Yukon XL. It has a 29...

The wife just got a 2015 Yukon XL. It has a 29 gallon tank, her dad recommended that she only fill it up half way. With cylinder deactivation, "efficient tires", and by babying it (65 mph with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-08-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By Frediesel
San Diego to Palm Springs and back over the...

San Diego to Palm Springs and back over the weekend. Very annoying when left lane gets blocked by slow-moving vehicles so I treated the slow lane as the fast lane. Passed up every single car to and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,083
Posted By Frediesel
Cop was a no-show in court yesterday. That means...

Cop was a no-show in court yesterday. That means $235 + traffic school $ in my pocket. I guess I can use that $ to get a Sprint Booster :flipoff:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,689
Posted By Frediesel
Yes, all of the the clips were off when I was...

Yes, all of the the clips were off when I was trying to figure out what the issue was. I thought there was an issue with the new seal, but I had the same issue when I tried the old one. I'm just glad...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,689
Posted By Frediesel
I think the green seal (for the red hose) is on...

I think the green seal (for the red hose) is on the passenger side and the black seal is on the driver's side. Both go into the grooves around the hose on the metal part then into the intercooler....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Frediesel
I read that the module can come into contact with...

I read that the module can come into contact with water in certain models, so the problem is noticed more when it rains- not sure if this is the case for us. I also read that simply disconnecting the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-28-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,369
Posted By Frediesel
Is $200 what the dealership charges for the fuel...

Is $200 what the dealership charges for the fuel filter change? If DIY is an option- the fuel filter is about $25 for the Mahle brand or $61 for the BMW OEM brand. The BavTech cable ($180) can be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,330
Posted By Frediesel
I've purchased three different filters (including...

I've purchased three different filters (including both Mann & BMW brands) and can't remember any of them having the smaller o-ring. I assumed it wasn't needed, but now that you mention it, I'm not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Frediesel
I just ordered the BavTech cable. I saw where it...

I just ordered the BavTech cable. I saw where it says "Contact us about refurbished kits! These lightly used kits come with all of the same features, warranties, and guarantees as the new kits -...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,083
Posted By Frediesel
After some research online I pleaded not guilty...

After some research online I pleaded not guilty (80mph on a 65) a couple of weeks ago and set a court date for May 26th 8 a.m.- I read that cops are less likely to show up to court the day after a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-26-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,330
Posted By Frediesel
I received the same email and thought that the...

I received the same email and thought that the issue was that the receipt doesn't specify that the oil is Mobil 1 oil. It includes all other information including the part #. I was asked to snail...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-18-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,330
Posted By Frediesel
Bought some oil and filters yesterday. Pep Boys...

Bought some oil and filters yesterday. Pep Boys only had 9 in stock when I called in the a.m., but they were able to have another liter delivered by the time I got there around 8 p.m.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,166
Posted By Frediesel
Reading this thread made me wonder about what...

Reading this thread made me wonder about what measures are in place to prevent the tankers from resupplying stations with incorrect fuel?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-16-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Frediesel
I looked over the car myself (not a professional)...

I looked over the car myself (not a professional) after watching BavAuto videos on YouTube and then reset the light (also after watching YouTube videos).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Frediesel
I have been downshifting (around 2k rpm) before...

I have been downshifting (around 2k rpm) before braking ever since I purchsed my 335d (new). I changed the transmission fluid @ 60,000 miles and it didn't look too bad. I will continue to drive this...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-02-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By Frediesel
We have a Costco in San Diego (Chula Vista) that...

We have a Costco in San Diego (Chula Vista) that now has some diesel pumps.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,547
Posted By Frediesel
California and Federal emission warranties can...

California and Federal emission warranties can cover you a little longer than CPO. If it's just CBU you're worried about you would only need to have that blasted once before the extended waranty runs...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-14-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By Frediesel
It looks like Bravarian Autosport sells the wands...

It looks like Bravarian Autosport sells the wands for the 335d at about $33 each. The media blaster kit is $329.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,739
Posted By Frediesel
7,000 miles since CBU cleaning and no issues...

7,000 miles since CBU cleaning and no issues (knock on wood).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Frediesel
+1

+1
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,899
Posted By Frediesel
Looks like it's my turn- P02D1 Cylinder 3 Fuel...

Looks like it's my turn- P02D1 Cylinder 3 Fuel Injector Offset Learning At max Limit. 55K no warranty, but in California. Hoping this can get taken care of under emisions warranty (fingers crossed).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-23-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 16,979
Posted By Frediesel
I emailed BMW Worx (So Cal Indy) with the SIB on...

I emailed BMW Worx (So Cal Indy) with the SIB on the walnut blasting diesel procedure. I remember watching a YouTube video where they performed walnut blasting on a gasser. They said they would let...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-02-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,914
Posted By Frediesel
That has been the area that collects the most...

That has been the area that collects the most dust on my 335d, I always thought it was due to the design.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By Frediesel
Same as dnaer

Same as dnaer
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