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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-25-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,213
Posted By dakarm
I had to refill the def tank on my 335d recently....

I had to refill the def tank on my 335d recently. So after reading this thread I stopped by the VW dealer and bought the .5gal and 5gal for about $20bucks. I was able to fill the active tank with the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-26-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,568
Posted By dakarm
Ouch. good luck.

Ouch. good luck.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-05-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,548
Posted By dakarm
I test drove one couple of days ago. I found the...

I test drove one couple of days ago. I found the power to be fine. I have a 335d and a x5d. It doesn't have the incredible surge of torque that pins you to the back of the seat like the 35d. However,...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-08-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,176
Posted By dakarm
Never mind. I had to manipulate the fender liner...

Never mind. I had to manipulate the fender liner as it was getting caught.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-08-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,176
Posted By dakarm
sorry to bump a really old bumper thread :) ...

sorry to bump a really old bumper thread :)

So I finally got around to ordering the new clips and such. I have the two t50 bolts out and also the two small screw that attach at the bottom of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,738
Posted By dakarm
my 330i looked about like that, a bit cleaner at...

my 330i looked about like that, a bit cleaner at 180k ish when i opened up the valve covers for the vanos seals.

I have pictures in this forums somewhere.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,281
Posted By dakarm
I just hold the button for 3 seconds or so or...

I just hold the button for 3 seconds or so or until I see the navi screen go dark.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,357
Posted By dakarm
when i placed my order it was $3000. this was...

when i placed my order it was $3000. this was last saturday.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,831
Posted By dakarm
205k and still on the original radiator but...

205k and still on the original radiator but multiple expansion bottles/thermostats/waterpumps
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-29-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,089
Posted By dakarm
active changes the actual ratio and assist,...

active changes the actual ratio and assist, variable changes the power steering assist but not the ratio.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-29-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,089
Posted By dakarm
i believe it adjusts the amount of power steering...

i believe it adjusts the amount of power steering assist only not the ratio.

from bmw world site
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-29-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,841
Posted By dakarm
my dealer quoted me 4-5weeks once the car goes...

my dealer quoted me 4-5weeks once the car goes into production.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-20-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,298
Posted By dakarm
I had a similar choice. new x5 sports or x3 with...

I had a similar choice. new x5 sports or x3 with every option i wanted. i went with the x3 35i with every option i wanted. i don't need the extra cargo space so it made more sense to me.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-20-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,672
Posted By dakarm
regarding the run flats. i too hated them...

regarding the run flats.

i too hated them with a passion when i first experienced them in my -08 MCS. in fact i got new wheels and new non-rft tires within the first 10k miles.

now fast...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-20-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,672
Posted By dakarm
i test drove the x3 28i and was a bit...

i test drove the x3 28i and was a bit disappointed with the mpg. so at the end of the test drive i put in a tentative order for the x3 35i. might as well get the extra horsies with no mpg penalty.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,458
Posted By dakarm
Still waiting for news on the diesel chip :D

Still waiting for news on the diesel chip :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By dakarm
the difference could be from the smaller brakes...

the difference could be from the smaller brakes on the 328 vs the 335. smaller diameter rotors and thus smaller pads size.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By dakarm
yep 2010 models are using a different pad...

yep 2010 models are using a different pad compound. thus far I don't notice any difference in stopping power or initial bite.

win win!!!!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 200,854
Posted By dakarm
at least the diesel has a dipstick :)

at least the diesel has a dipstick :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,918
Posted By dakarm
hey look in the mirror. you're the one that...

hey look in the mirror. you're the one that dished out the hate.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,918
Posted By dakarm
or maybe it's my M Coupe that they were referring...

or maybe it's my M Coupe that they were referring to. you know a real ///M Car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,918
Posted By dakarm
didn't everyone get one of those? I was invited...

didn't everyone get one of those? I was invited and I only have a 335d :chuckles:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,981
Posted By dakarm
at 3-4mm i would imagine the pad replacement...

at 3-4mm i would imagine the pad replacement sensor will go off.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By dakarm
you can use a smaller capacity model of oil...

you can use a smaller capacity model of oil extractor. you just need to stop before it's full and empty out 2-3 quarts.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 200,854
Posted By dakarm
36.7mpg covered 350miles with speed of 72.5mph...

36.7mpg covered 350miles with speed of 72.5mph average
only 6000miles on the engine. I am happy with that mpg figure... specially since I had to use the 425ft/lb to pass some really slow pokes...
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