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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-18-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,437
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Ah . . . isn't modern technology wonderful.

Ah . . . isn't modern technology wonderful.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-18-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,437
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Sorry to resurrect an old post. However, I'm...

Sorry to resurrect an old post. However, I'm ignorant as to the reason it is necessary to 'recode' the vehicle computer when a hitch is installed. Someone please enlighten me.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-18-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,346
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Thanks for the update kb1cji, very helpful. If...

Thanks for the update kb1cji, very helpful. If BMW does come out with a new particulate filter and you have it installed please do give us another update on that outcome. Thanks again.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,346
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
We are looking for a good used 2015 X3 xDrive28d...

We are looking for a good used 2015 X3 xDrive28d for the wife. Anymore O2 sensor issues since those reported above?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-22-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
WTB: BBS 17x8, 17x9 staggered f/e36 fitment

I rue the day I sold my RGRs, so I'm looking for a staggered BBS set 17x8 & 17x9, offsets are not too critical (as long as it's not less than et28) and they do not have to be RGRs. The fitment will...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-01-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,949
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Sedan and Sedan Automatic?

Sedan and Sedan Automatic?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,790
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
They are not for everybody, that's for sure. Yes,...

They are not for everybody, that's for sure. Yes, BMW tends to frown on these devices, but the JBD is an easy install/remove--takes 10 minutes--and has had no bad user feedback that I'm aware of. As...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,949
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Looks like there will be 2012 X5 xDr35d but no...

Looks like there will be 2012 X5 xDr35d but no 2012 F30 335d :-(
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,790
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Have you used the CAN tool on your car yet?

Have you used the CAN tool on your car yet?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,609
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
@kmorgan: Could you suggest a good DIY link (335i...

@kmorgan: Could you suggest a good DIY link (335i or d)for those interested in doing their own brake pad replacement?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 48,778
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Yeah, that's not a big suprise. And we are...

Yeah, that's not a big suprise. And we are planning a road-trip in the "d" to wine country in 10 days. I'll plan on topping off in Arizona before crossing into "tax-you-death-ifornia".

I'm...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-28-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 48,778
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Diesel Tax Rate Map by State

Don't know if this has been posted before, but it is current as of this month:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-23-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Like the Chestnut interior!

Like the Chestnut interior!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-16-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 48,778
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Out for a scenic mountain drive Sunday and filled...

Out for a scenic mountain drive Sunday and filled (14.626 gal) at the Jemez Pueblo Concoco station for $3.959. Santa Fe prices are at $4.159 so I was happy :-)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,629
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I hope to keep mine so long that it will turn...

I hope to keep mine so long that it will turn into something good to eat ;-) (an old southern colloquialism).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,629
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
My "d" is a 7/09 production and it just turned...

My "d" is a 7/09 production and it just turned over to 40K miles, maybe the highest miler on this forum. No issues.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-04-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,107
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Great car indeed! Would you post those pics on my...

Great car indeed! Would you post those pics on my site? (dieselbimmer.com)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-03-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,107
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I'm likely the "old man" here at 67, married, and...

I'm likely the "old man" here at 67, married, and retired. Used to buy and sell e36 M3s privately for a couple of years, did SCCA autocross for 4 years (4 regional class championships). I just love...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-03-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,505
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Then there is this Bavarian Auto option if you...

Then there is this Bavarian Auto option if you don't mind losing some trunk space:

"This kit includes one steel wheel with 125/80/17 tire, a BMW OEM jack, wheel chock, and lug wrench. Spare tire...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-27-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,994
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
My 2009 was not covered by the SIB either. Must...

My 2009 was not covered by the SIB either. Must just be 2011s.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-22-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,222
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I think the main reason I see CELs @ 100% is the...

I think the main reason I see CELs @ 100% is the fact that the car's operational ennvironment is high-altitude (7000ft.) although I've seen a couple at lower alitutdes when using cruise control and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,222
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
If you go VAC please keep us posted on the...

If you go VAC please keep us posted on the experience ;-)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,222
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
I've had the JBD on my "d" for about 6 months and...

I've had the JBD on my "d" for about 6 months and find it a nice bump up in performance. I run it at on the 100% setting, and yes, it will throw a CEL occasionally at 100%. I was advised to buy the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,825
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
Be wary of the mileage computations on the OBC....

Be wary of the mileage computations on the OBC. The most accurate methodology is to use fuelly.com and also correct for speedometer error.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,609
Posted By Diesel Bimmer
What does all this have to do with GPS?

What does all this have to do with GPS?
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