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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-20-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By dragoncoach
Did the X3 diesels come with the filler adapter?...

Did the X3 diesels come with the filler adapter? Our 335d did and I was wondering whether or not this was true with the X.3 as well.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-10-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By dragoncoach
I actually loved our tdi wagon but the money vw...

I actually loved our tdi wagon but the money vw was throwing at me was too good to pass up. I'm older and don't really need to race anymore. Our main goal is to be able to travel fro SF to San Diego...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-09-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By dragoncoach
X3 diesel or 328d wagon?

So this is the quandary. I'm not quite sure which one to buy. About the same price but mileage ratings are different. I don't race too much anymore ( dogs don't like being tossed) so speed isn't too...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 03-20-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By dragoncoach
Resetting the trip odometer won't tell you very...

Resetting the trip odometer won't tell you very much. The dealer can just reset it as well. The service write up sheet has the car's in and out mileage. This will let you know how far the car was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 03-20-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By dragoncoach
How much off MSRP on a 328d wagon?

I'm considering picking up a used 2015 328d wagon and was wondering how much BMW was discounting them (off MSRP) as late as December. The reason I'm asking is the one I'm looking at is not new but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-28-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By dragoncoach
Even though they are different, its just an...

Even though they are different, its just an opinion. BMW's being somewhat temperamental, I would try to avoid any cars with known defects (lemons) or serious damage (salvaged). I know anything can go...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-27-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By dragoncoach
Late response, but options determine a lot in...

Late response, but options determine a lot in terms of desirability. A lot of D's don't have the sport package. I got lucky and mine was fully loaded except for M sport package and adaptive cruise...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-27-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By dragoncoach
Nope. Also would NEVER consider a salvaged...

Nope. Also would NEVER consider a salvaged vehicle.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 07-22-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 32,054
Posted By dragoncoach
All right...WHERE?

All right...WHERE?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 07-13-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By dragoncoach
I actually just left it. I'm sure I can get it to...

I actually just left it. I'm sure I can get it to function with som coaxing, but luckily, I don't need it very often in the Bay Area.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 07-04-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 32,054
Posted By dragoncoach
Will do. In SD for the 4th. Diesel prices are...

Will do. In SD for the 4th. Diesel prices are from $2.89 and up. In the valley, the prices are almost the same. So, I can either fill up in SD and drive back to SF or drive to Lost Hills and fill up...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-26-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By dragoncoach
I got it! I thought u filled it up. Either way,...

I got it! I thought u filled it up. Either way, it's all good.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-26-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By dragoncoach
Or maybe why put anything that says diesel in...

Or maybe why put anything that says diesel in that area? There are times when others fill up who aren't used to diesels. Sometimes people have brain farts and need to be reminded. Not a bad thing ,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-26-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By dragoncoach
Mine just has diesel stenciled on the cap. No...

Mine just has diesel stenciled on the cap. No other advisory sticker anywhere else.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-26-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By dragoncoach
So you went ahead and filled it up? You are an...

So you went ahead and filled it up? You are an enabler!!! JK. My wife leaves the filling to me and just takes the other car! So when I get in, I HAVE to fill it, but at least she tells me the fuel...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-25-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By dragoncoach
I was just wondering whether or not BMW made a...

I was just wondering whether or not BMW made a different color gas cap, or is one even made, to differentiate gas from diesel. I was thinking a yellow one will work. It may help some who "forget"...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-25-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By dragoncoach
Just a thought....

I originally deleted this post but flying ace wanted to know what I posted. So I reposted my original thought below.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 32,054
Posted By dragoncoach
Yea. But I usually use my charge card so the...

Yea. But I usually use my charge card so the price ends up around $3.20 a gallon W 5% cash back on top. I usually check gas buddy first.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-24-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 32,054
Posted By dragoncoach
Thanks. I'd only go there if I was going down the...

Thanks. I'd only go there if I was going down the peninsula. Even @ .15 savings, it equates to less than $2.50 but good to know! We are actually going down to San Diego in a week. I'll check the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-23-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 32,054
Posted By dragoncoach
$2.99? Where? :dunno:

$2.99? Where? :dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-20-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,972
Posted By dragoncoach
Exactly. My V1 does an ok job but against LIDAR,...

Exactly. My V1 does an ok job but against LIDAR, I probably would be toast. I've mellowed out quite a bit. The last speed run I made was 3 years ago up I-5 at 2am. I was able to exercise the SL. Ran...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-19-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,972
Posted By dragoncoach
Just make sure you know where the CHP's hide....

Just make sure you know where the CHP's hide. Sometimes they are all over the place and pulling cars and trucks over like flies. I usually don't do much over 80, more like 75...unless provoked! And,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-10-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,972
Posted By dragoncoach
Filling up that beast must cost a fortune on a...

Filling up that beast must cost a fortune on a long trip. 29 gallon tank? Big $$$$$$...but comfortable! We did a run up 1-5 and ran with a Tahoe and a Mustang. We were in our SL. Did over 100 for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-31-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,293
Posted By dragoncoach
I think you're being a little unrealistic. 2.0 vs...

I think you're being a little unrealistic. 2.0 vs 3.5 and you expect to get 40+ mpg? The VW and BMW are totally different cars, built for different reasons. I get 32 for all around driving in the BMW...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-05-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By dragoncoach
I don't really rotate my tires. With staggered...

I don't really rotate my tires. With staggered wheels, rotating side to side doesn't make too much difference in longevity. Besides, if you drive a performance car the way it meant to be driven,...
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