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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By sirbikes
I may have two for sale (pre and post NOx...

I may have two for sale (pre and post NOx sensors) that are nearly new (installed in Dec). I'll put an ad in the classifieds along with proof of purchase in a couple of weeks. I paid $500 ea. Sell...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,991
Posted By sirbikes
I just paid $1.56 per gallon for diesel in SC....

I just paid $1.56 per gallon for diesel in SC. Unbelievable.
Forum: Performance 02-09-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By sirbikes
The DTUK box is sold.

The DTUK box is sold.
Forum: Performance 02-05-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By sirbikes
Yes if you increase the settings enough. Low...

Yes if you increase the settings enough. Low settings it doesn't do that much for turbo lag.
Forum: Performance 02-04-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By sirbikes
It will work on a 335d. It is the same engine. I...

It will work on a 335d. It is the same engine. I had graphs at one point but I can't find them. They were from the company website. I did not have it dyno'd, so the stock graphs are not very useful. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By sirbikes
diesel tuning boxes for sale (xpost classifieds)

Posted in classifieds:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9510252#post9510252
Forum: Performance 02-03-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By sirbikes
Diesel tuning boxes

I have two tuning boxes for sale. PM with offer if interested or need more info. These were used on a 2011 BMW X5 (e70) 35d.

1) First two images: DTUK tuning box. This one was around $500 new. I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By sirbikes
Well one positive feature may be that it claims...

Well one positive feature may be that it claims to alter the amount and duration of the injections, vs simply increasing the fuel rail pressure.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-10-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By sirbikes
Ok I had both NOx sensors replaced and things...

Ok I had both NOx sensors replaced and things were fine for a few weeks. Then yesterday I got a P20EE code: SCR oxides of Nitrogen catalyst efficiency below threshold. See pic attached. I'm hoping...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-08-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By sirbikes
Good thing it occurred right after the cleaning...

Good thing it occurred right after the cleaning otherwise they might not have covered it. In my case, I was too far out of warranty, even well beyond the 8yr/80k federal emissions to have them cover...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-01-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By sirbikes
:bigpimp:w The egr valve was gunked up and...

:bigpimp:w

The egr valve was gunked up and had to be replaced at 79k miles. Both NOx sensors had to be replaced at 99k miles. Sensors are $500 ea. The intake/engine probably could use a good...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-01-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By sirbikes
With the diesel, it's the emissions systems that...

With the diesel, it's the emissions systems that are going to get you first, not the engine or drivetrain.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 12-31-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,195
Posted By sirbikes
That's funny because an almost identical thing...

That's funny because an almost identical thing happened to me a couple of months ago on I-95 in NC. Only it was a Dodge Caravan. It was dark. He kept speeding up and passing me then slowing down. I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-31-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By sirbikes
What you say here makes sense ... if a new sensor...

What you say here makes sense ... if a new sensor is installed and this procedure is run to check the baseline readings, and they don't read the same, then the calibration should reset one or both to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-29-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By sirbikes
I can't find my paperwork. They replaced the...

I can't find my paperwork. They replaced the pre-SCR sensor, then the car threw an out of range code for the post-SCR sensor, so that was replaced. Then no more codes. This is a complicated system I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-29-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By sirbikes
I just had the upstream one replaced at 98500mi,...

I just had the upstream one replaced at 98500mi, but the downstream was so far out of whack relative to the new one I had to have that one replaced as well. Plan on replacing them in pairs if you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,486
Posted By sirbikes
Here are my bad NOx sensors. Both needed to be...

Here are my bad NOx sensors. Both needed to be replaced. This is a $500 part. Highway robbery.

Maybe somebody can help me understand this, but these things have a processor in them which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,486
Posted By sirbikes
Shop is telling me it's the front Nox sensor that...

Shop is telling me it's the front Nox sensor that is bad. It's a $700 job. No guarantee it will fix everything, but fairly likely. Hmmm... Maybe time to bite the bullet and eliminate the emissions?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,486
Posted By sirbikes
Thanks, that was really good information. While...

Thanks, that was really good information. While I'm in there replacing the thermostat I may as replace the water pump as well. My vehicle has about 99k miles. Hopefully I can get a regen to complete...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,486
Posted By sirbikes
Hey guys ... I am lucky I found this post. I...

Hey guys ... I am lucky I found this post. I think my thermostat is bad. I checked it and it does not go above 75C. Now I just got several CELs related to the NOX levels and DPF (see attached). I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-18-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,403
Posted By sirbikes
Almost there. I am at 98,500 miles. I bought a...

Almost there. I am at 98,500 miles. I bought a 2011 x5d used with 35k miles on it. I had to replace a stuck egr valve at 70k miles. Other than that, no issues.

I should also mention that I used to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-01-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,279
Posted By sirbikes
Audi -- Truth in Engineering. Oh the irony.

Audi -- Truth in Engineering. Oh the irony.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,660
Posted By sirbikes
Don't be this guy: ...

Don't be this guy:

http://youtu.be/dYtAkV4xtr0
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-15-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By sirbikes
From this website it looks like about +24 hp and...

From this website it looks like about +24 hp and +14 ft-lb torque gain over the Stage 1.
http://bimmerperformancecenter.com/bpc-diesel/

When it gets interesting is when you go to an upgraded...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-14-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By sirbikes
How much of the increase in power is coming from...

How much of the increase in power is coming from just having a straight pipe vs going through the dpf? Did you drive it after it was deleted but before it was tuned?
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