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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,347
Posted By sirbikes
While I'd love to have a Cayenne S E-hybrid, or...

While I'd love to have a Cayenne S E-hybrid, or the X5 hybrid that will be coming next year, it's well beyond what I can afford. What may be next for me is a bmw 328d xdrive wagon. I make lots of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,209
Posted By sirbikes
Sorry, 11 and 12-speed cassettes. If you run a...

Sorry, 11 and 12-speed cassettes. If you run a triple up front, that's 36 speeds!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-16-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,209
Posted By sirbikes
10 speeds? It's getting as bad as bicycles are...

10 speeds? It's getting as bad as bicycles are now with 11-speed systems.

One thing I'm curious about concerning 8 speed transmissions and diesels ... if you are cruising at lower rpm's for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,209
Posted By sirbikes
Thanks. I'd say 50:50. I did some throttle...

Thanks. I'd say 50:50. I did some throttle stomping as well just to see how well the car accelerated. It had around 7500 miles on the odo. Like I said I really enjoyed driving it ... I just don't...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,209
Posted By sirbikes
I had a 328d as a loaner car today. Drove it...

I had a 328d as a loaner car today. Drove it about 36 miles. Got 37mpg average. Had fun with it and was a lot better than I expected. I guess from all the negative posts about it I had low...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-13-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,765
Posted By sirbikes
I don't think there's any biodiesel in the fuel...

I don't think there's any biodiesel in the fuel where I live. There's no label or anything indicating any bio. Now, if I drive a couple hours west into Raleigh then I start seeing labels (Hess...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-11-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,765
Posted By sirbikes
Per the directions, I only use 1 to 2 oz per...

Per the directions, I only use 1 to 2 oz per tankful ~ 20 gal. Should I be using more? I bought 5 gal of it when it was on sale over a year ago and it still feels full -- lasts a long time. A few...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-05-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,240
Posted By sirbikes
Can you PDF that email and post it here for...

Can you PDF that email and post it here for reference? Could be helpful to someone else.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-01-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,335
Posted By sirbikes
This sucker's going fast. DPF regens are dropping...

This sucker's going fast. DPF regens are dropping below 200 miles per. MPG seems to be suffering as well. I might need to get that tool to see what's going on but it's expensive and I don't even have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-25-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,335
Posted By sirbikes
This is awesome, thanks!

This is awesome, thanks!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,335
Posted By sirbikes
Just the DPF, or are you also removing the SCR...

Just the DPF, or are you also removing the SCR cat and associated parts as well. Who is doing your coding out, or are you leaving the sensors in the new pipe?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-24-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,335
Posted By sirbikes
Yes, this is how i can tell. It's not hard. I get...

Yes, this is how i can tell. It's not hard. I get the major regens. Smaller ones and any passive regens I miss.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-24-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,335
Posted By sirbikes
I did a fair amount of traveling, yes, as well as...

I did a fair amount of traveling, yes, as well as some towing. Mostly highway miles, with some stop and go traffic mixed in. Avg speed 75mph on highway and 35 city, maybe 47 avg. MPG is fairly...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-23-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,335
Posted By sirbikes
downward trend in DPF regens

I think I'm seeing a downward trend in my average miles between regens. I have 75K on my vehicle. What could this mean ... DPF effectiveness waning, overfuel condition leading to more soot (I have a...
Forum: General BMW 06-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By sirbikes
bright LEDs for interior lighting

I am looking for brighter LED lighting for my trunk area. I replaced the stock bulbs with some 6-SMD T10 LED Wedge Light Bulbs from store.ijdmtoy.com, and they are fine for most places, but frankly,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By sirbikes
Use a code reader to see what the code was. If...

Use a code reader to see what the code was. If you don't have one Advance Auto or Autozone will let you use theirs.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By sirbikes
Hey was just wondering what LNT and SNR mean?

Hey was just wondering what LNT and SNR mean?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By sirbikes
Ok thanks for the info. One more unrelated...

Ok thanks for the info. One more unrelated question... when I was looking at the different vehicles supported, it had the 2010+ e70 35d engine listed but it listed it as 285hp rather than the 265hp...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By sirbikes
Can't you just buy one of these on ebay?...

Can't you just buy one of these on ebay?...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,840
Posted By sirbikes
That is awesome. Regular gas is still cheaper...

That is awesome. Regular gas is still cheaper than diesel here in NC and SC, but the gap is closing. I found diesel in SC for $3.70 the other week. Regular was $3.50.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,416
Posted By sirbikes
If the EGR is the cause of cbu, why doesn't the...

If the EGR is the cause of cbu, why doesn't the e70 have more cbu. It has two EGRs.

Will this work for a US spec e70?...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,416
Posted By sirbikes
If you block the EGR (if you have x5 you have two...

If you block the EGR (if you have x5 you have two egr coolers to block and code out), then won't your vehicle fail emissions? Or will it squeak by if are leaving the scr system in place?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,023
Posted By sirbikes
What is causing this buildup? And why does the...

What is causing this buildup? And why does the X5 with the same engine not have the buildup? I had speculated a while ago but I was wrong. Even my service manager mentioned the problems with the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-09-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,086
Posted By sirbikes
So what you are saying is ... put some injector...

So what you are saying is ... put some injector cleaner in and really flog it, and then it will run better?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 33,425
Posted By sirbikes
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