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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-06-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By Flyingman
My actual MPG based on manual calculations...

My actual MPG based on manual calculations (Fuelly.com) are always about 1.0mpg better than what the OBC shows. I think this has been pretty consistent across the 335D group on this site.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-02-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Flyingman
I just tried to compare results on Fuelly.com for...

I just tried to compare results on Fuelly.com for the 2014 Diesel Cruze (only two vehicles registered and a total of 6 fuel ups) and the Volkswagen Jetta (which has a plethora of possibilities).
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-02-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Flyingman
J, Am I missing something here? I am...

J,

Am I missing something here? I am interpreting that you've had the vehicle for 6 months but have not yet reached 5k miles.

Why would one want to buy the Diesel Cruze if it's combined MPG...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-02-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Flyingman
I think it alll depends on your particular dealer...

I think it alll depends on your particular dealer and what errors/codes/faults they find with the car.

If you just drive up and say I'd like my CBU removed and don't have any symptons other than...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-29-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By Flyingman
Mitch, Enjoy, it's never too late! My...

Mitch,

Enjoy, it's never too late!

My dad had a TR in the mid 60's I recall as a young kid. The mail truck hit him once and claimed he couldn't see the car it was so small, so my dad had it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-28-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,446
Posted By Flyingman
Definitely looks dirty to me. I think 80-120k is...

Definitely looks dirty to me. I think 80-120k is a long time for Tranny Fluid but temp is a major factor and we really have no measure of that in our cars.

I'm reaching 74k so may give it a look...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-21-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,084
Posted By Flyingman
I would add that diesel engines with no EGR or...

I would add that diesel engines with no EGR or DPF can suffer from CBU due to the valve overlap. At low load there is little charge air pressure from turbo and exhaust gas can back out into the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-17-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Flyingman
I've had my car now for 4 1/2 years and added a...

I've had my car now for 4 1/2 years and added a second diesel to the stable about 9 months ago. Two diesel vehicles in a two car garage closed up all night and I've yet to notice a diesel smell...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,538
Posted By Flyingman
It was working for a while!:dunno:

It was working for a while!:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-16-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,538
Posted By Flyingman
Folks, you have to go back and re-copy your...

Folks, you have to go back and re-copy your Fuelly Tag and insert in your signature. Mine is working again after I did that.:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-14-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,538
Posted By Flyingman
Looks like our Fuelly Tags went on the blink. ...

Looks like our Fuelly Tags went on the blink. They made some sort of an upgrade and may have wiped out a bunch of data.:tsk:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-14-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,538
Posted By Flyingman
If it was easy the girl scouts would be doing...

If it was easy the girl scouts would be doing it!:p
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-11-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Flyingman
Have patience grasshopper. All good things come...

Have patience grasshopper. All good things come to he who waits.:p

I'm at 74k, threw a few codes and MPG had dropped, but codes cleared and my MPG appears to be back in normal range. The carbon...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,765
Posted By Flyingman
Most certainly. Unless your DEF system is...

Most certainly. Unless your DEF system is completely malfunctioning, but without any codes or SES, highly unlikely. I suspect they have been carefully refilling your DEF tanks at each service and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,538
Posted By Flyingman
Think Electric (Tesla) ????:dunno: That is...

Think Electric (Tesla) ????:dunno:

That is what I'm considering if/when I decide to get out of the D. My commute is very predictable so charging up each evening is quite doable.

I'll keep the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,765
Posted By Flyingman
Boris, I assume you are having you car...

Boris,

I assume you are having you car serviced by local dealer at regular intervals. Is so they are refilling your DEF every oil change interval, about 13k miles. Although you most likely have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,765
Posted By Flyingman
Boris, I assume you have a 2009. What color is...

Boris, I assume you have a 2009. What color is your car and where did you buy it?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,327
Posted By Flyingman
Boris, how'd you come by a 1999 335D?:dunno:

Boris, how'd you come by a 1999 335D?:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,084
Posted By Flyingman
Quote: Originally Posted by robster10 ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by robster10
Generator joe doesn't point out that our cars use ULSD, compress, heat, our diesel fuel over and over everyday.

So You got the "compressor" fuel tank...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,244
Posted By Flyingman
I guess no extended warranty? I'm glad I pulled...

I guess no extended warranty? I'm glad I pulled the trigger before I hit 50k.

So if you are now at 108k you may be looking at another top end cleaning, no? Maybe now they can just do the Walnut...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Flyingman
Looks like a ski boot!:rofl:

Looks like a ski boot!:rofl:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,784
Posted By Flyingman
About $0.20!:p The Octane is higher on Super...

About $0.20!:p

The Octane is higher on Super than Premium. If that matters to you, it apparently is required for some cars.

Perhaps to clarify there are three (3) grades of gasoline: Regular,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,784
Posted By Flyingman
Just dropped another $0.02/gal to $3.779! Keep...

Just dropped another $0.02/gal to $3.779! Keep going down.:thumbup:

It is on par with Premium with Super about $0.20 more.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-03-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,784
Posted By Flyingman
Dropped $.02 more to 3.799/gal! Same as premium,...

Dropped $.02 more to 3.799/gal! Same as premium, about $0.20 less than Super.:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-31-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By Flyingman
The crankcase fumes are definitely wet, oily, and...

The crankcase fumes are definitely wet, oily, and gunky while I suspect most of the time the EGR is recirculating the hot, drier exhaust fumes and soot (dry nature). Soot is generally all...
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