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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-19-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
Flyingman: I called the lab to discuss the...

Flyingman: I called the lab to discuss the results and mentioned the track days. From their experience, the additive breakdown in the oil would be the first indicators of heavy track use, but those...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-18-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
Oil analysis came back, this is worrying. ...

Oil analysis came back, this is worrying.

"Note aluminum, chrome, and iron. All are reading above averages (based on about 6,800 miles on the oil), and these elements show some excessive upper-end...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-03-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
They refused to ship it on the grounds that it...

They refused to ship it on the grounds that it was a hazardous liquid. They claimed that they don't even ship wine, that there's no way this could be shipped. I pulled up Blackstone Lab's page but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-02-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
Just completed another oil change at 36k. Spent...

Just completed another oil change at 36k. Spent nearly an hour at the post office because they refused to ship it. Hopefully it makes it there and I'll post results soon!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-06-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
Flyingman, you don't have a JBD or any tunes...

Flyingman, you don't have a JBD or any tunes installed do you? I'd be very interested to see how that affects the readings.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,539
Posted By SennaVProst
Great find indeed, cheers!

Great find indeed, cheers!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By SennaVProst
Bad luck on the tires, I'll be venturing down the...

Bad luck on the tires, I'll be venturing down the same path by the fall once my OEM RFTs are bald. I've rotated left-right for my current tires already due to uneven wear, so far no TPMS issues, did...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,800
Posted By SennaVProst
Good luck. Please keep us updated!

Good luck. Please keep us updated!
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-15-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By SennaVProst
Thanks Gary!

Thanks Gary!
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-14-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By SennaVProst
Longevity & Quiet Ride

Vehicle: 2011 335d
Driving Habit: 180 miles a day (~40,000 miles a year)
Front: 225/40R18
Rear: 255/35R18

Current tires: OEM Run-flats

Priority in new tires:

Long Lasting (higher UTQG?)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-07-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,685
Posted By SennaVProst
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,800
Posted By SennaVProst
Fellow engineer here as well. It's especially...

Fellow engineer here as well. It's especially concerning when such an error is not tied to a specific code, that I had to specifically point out that I suspected it was somewhere in the rear quarter...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,800
Posted By SennaVProst
Got the car back yesterday. Unfortunately I was...

Got the car back yesterday. Unfortunately I was not able to get said report from earlier.

SA told me the problem was in the TPMS Module on the rear passenger side. That module is the second to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,800
Posted By SennaVProst
I'll ask for a copy of it today when I go back to...

I'll ask for a copy of it today when I go back to pick it up. The SA said the battery was indeed tested but no abnormalities showed up.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-06-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By SennaVProst
Major Electrical System Malfunction

I made a post on the main E90/E91/E92/E93 forum about a major electrical system malfunction on my D yesterday.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=680410

I don't think it's diesel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,800
Posted By SennaVProst
Major Electrical System Malfunction

Vehicle: 2011 335D, stock, first owner, April 2011 Production, ~27,000 miles
Location: Upstate NY
Temperature: 30F

7:00AM (yesterday): Enter garage, pressed unlock button, no response from...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
Wow, really excellent analysis. Thank you so much...

Wow, really excellent analysis. Thank you so much for putting your time into it. Much much much appreciated.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-25-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
Can you upload it to somewhere like min.us? ...

Can you upload it to somewhere like min.us?

I'd be interested to see the data plotted against miles.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
Since I'm still under warranty, I gave the bottle...

Since I'm still under warranty, I gave the bottle to the SA at my dealer. I'm not sure how it was extracted precisely and it's likely that the engine was cold (January in the Northeast).

See my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,960
Posted By SennaVProst
Here's my oil report at 23k miles. This is...

Here's my oil report at 23k miles.

This is really an awesome collection of data, having this online community seriously makes me rest easier.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By SennaVProst
I received the results yesterday, see below. ...

I received the results yesterday, see below.

Good news is that it looks like it was indeed 5W-30, but the high iron is leading me to think I should be changing the oil more often.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-15-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By SennaVProst
Blackstone Labs actually has a sample of the oil...

Blackstone Labs actually has a sample of the oil that was taken out, so hopefully they will verify whether it's just a clerical mistake (as told by the dealer a short time ago) or if it was 10W-60...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-15-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By SennaVProst
10W-60 to 5W-30?

I'm in the process of getting my oil analysis done and noticed something very peculiar on my past two oil changes. The first oil change done in Jan 2012, 10W-60 oil was put in. The second oil change...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-08-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By SennaVProst
Up here in MA, all the hardware stores are out of...

Up here in MA, all the hardware stores are out of fuel containers from the folks down south coming up to get fuel.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-23-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,676
Posted By SennaVProst
I find that my D has quite a bit of engine...

I find that my D has quite a bit of engine braking actually, if I let go of the accelerator (especially when it's cold out), I can noticeably feel the deceleration as opposed to popping it into...
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