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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-14-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By tonyspumoni
Here in California you see Euro and D(eutschland)...

Here in California you see Euro and D(eutschland) plates from time to time but nearly always covered up with the real plates. Otherwise it is an easy and fat citation I have heard. I am a fan and it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-11-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By tonyspumoni
I too have seen way more F30 328/335i than I have...

I too have seen way more F30 328/335i than I have 428/435i. I would have to say that that ratio is at least 10 to 1 here in SoCal. Could be the demographics - around here the coupes seem to be driven...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-11-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 202,517
Posted By tonyspumoni
...and let us not forget that depending on your...

...and let us not forget that depending on your state you may also have an emissions warranty that extends well beyond the 50k/4y mark. I am too lazy, foolish, and uneducated to look up all the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 202,517
Posted By tonyspumoni
I am virtually certain that BMW honors the...

I am virtually certain that BMW honors the 4yr/50k for as many owners as own it. I bought my second 335d with 17k miles on it from an independent who got it at auction and I had plenty of work done...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By tonyspumoni
There is a great and I think relevant article...

There is a great and I think relevant article about the Airbus A380 in today's edition of the Sunday New York Times. The A380 is a giant and advance plane whose entire upper deck (it has an upper and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 202,517
Posted By tonyspumoni
It's awfully suspicious that the codes all...

It's awfully suspicious that the codes all happened right after auction. Was your friend allowed to fire it up before making a bid? Are you sure the SES light wasn't on all the time? I agree with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-09-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,815
Posted By tonyspumoni
Now that's funny, Pierre. LOL Sent from...

Now that's funny, Pierre. LOL


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-09-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 202,517
Posted By tonyspumoni
You have my sympathy. Been kinda there many times...

You have my sympathy. Been kinda there many times - different details but the same problem. Once you get it all sorted out it'll be a blast to drive.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-03-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By tonyspumoni
General praise for this forum

I've been here awhile and I just wanted to tell everyone how nice it has been to be able to take part in an online community that has managed to avoid or minimize the trash-talk and stupidity that...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,815
Posted By tonyspumoni
It is frequently the case that we only see the...

It is frequently the case that we only see the good bits we want to see whenever we are presented with a new idea. A casual stroll back through the history of technology oriented press will show a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,013
Posted By tonyspumoni
Sorry to go all academic here, but I pulled this...

Sorry to go all academic here, but I pulled this off the web during a search for the term 'fuel lubricity'. Just adding to the concept that indeed fuel composition and microcomposition has a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By tonyspumoni
Dave. Well reasoned. Sent from my SGH-T399...

Dave. Well reasoned.

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,823
Posted By tonyspumoni
The thing that kills me is that from time to time...

The thing that kills me is that from time to time you'll read a post on this forum claiming that we who have had major 335d problems are just whiners who neither represent a majority nor, by...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,013
Posted By tonyspumoni
Too late did I discover GEICO's mechanical...

Too late did I discover GEICO's mechanical breakdown coverage. Though there is a $250 deductible, must be started when the vehicle is new, and only goes to 100k miles, it covers everything insofar as...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,500
Posted By tonyspumoni
One other thing to bear in mind is the...

One other thing to bear in mind is the possibility that there may be more supply of pre-owned 335d's than there is demand. Thus, if you were to purchase one you would need to evaluate the risks that...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,013
Posted By tonyspumoni
Sorry ChasR, that sucks. I still miss mine but...

Sorry ChasR, that sucks. I still miss mine but feared to follow in your footsteps eventually. Still, if that fixes the troubles for another 89k miles, I guess $2800 would be a great deal.

The...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By tonyspumoni
The other thing that makes diesel an attractive...

The other thing that makes diesel an attractive alternative to hybrids and all-electrics is the issue of lithium-based battery technology. Rare to acquire and toxic upon disposal, lithium remains the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By tonyspumoni
sorry for the duplicate post. my iphone...

sorry for the duplicate post. my iphone bimmerfest client does some weird stuff from time to time including, in this case, telling me something my first reply had been rejected


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By tonyspumoni
I thought the same thing when I read the article....

I thought the same thing when I read the article. On the other hand the prices as equipped were pretty much the same. Sure does make that mid 40s 328d seem like a bargain when the E250 Bluetech is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By tonyspumoni
I thought the same thing when I read it. On the...

I thought the same thing when I read it. On the other hand the prices as equipped were pretty much the same. Sure does make that mid 40s 328d seem like a bargain when the E250 Bluetech is running in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-19-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By tonyspumoni
L.A. Times loves 535d compared to A6 TDI and E250 Bluetech

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-luxury-diesels-20140719-story.html




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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-16-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,013
Posted By tonyspumoni
Perhaps you are right. I would suggest though...

Perhaps you are right. I would suggest though that reporting of these problems underrepresents the number of genuine troubles. Most 335d owners do not post here. A casual seach of other forums for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,186
Posted By tonyspumoni
steve. cannot recall. did you euro delivery that...

steve. cannot recall. did you euro delivery that car too or just ordered it and waited? and you are probably right about emissions. i am still hung up on co2, which the brits and euros factor in but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,815
Posted By tonyspumoni
Well Jamolay, keep spreading the word about how...

Well Jamolay, keep spreading the word about how you like the car. Those who own them seem to prize them.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,815
Posted By tonyspumoni
I saw two of 328d's in the wild today, one white...

I saw two of 328d's in the wild today, one white and the other black, both headed south on I5 and exiting off Genesee to the west, towards the sea. Could that be any of you here?

Sirbikes - nice...
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