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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-31-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,802
Posted By RoBMWED
Eavesdropping about fuel blowback at dealership

Chief Mechanic - explained to another 335d owner that the blowback is due to fuel tanks being placed closer to the fuel filler opening - and has a shorter fuel run to the tank. Fuel is pumped at a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-29-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,427
Posted By RoBMWED
There's and Diesel Engine OIL level display on the iDrive ???

Which model year did they revert to an iDrive oil level display for Diesels?

HERESY !!

Don't make me use the colonoscopy analogy. :mad:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-28-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,879
Posted By RoBMWED
...more update from SA

Spoke with the SA today. He reminded me of the fact that BMW switched from NAVTEQ to TeleAtlas. This undoubtedly has caused some problems. The 2.5" HD is only 40GB.

Here's a break-out:
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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-27-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,879
Posted By RoBMWED
MY2009 335d

I have August build MY09 with iDrive harddrive.

1. If you want the newest maps, i.e. circles where intersections used to exist, new construction of housing developments, new bridges, freeway...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-30-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,971
Posted By RoBMWED
May the road rise to meet ya !

Happy Trails, Trailblazer !
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-11-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,174
Posted By RoBMWED
Pcd - pacnw

Post ED re-delivery at PC - 3,475 miles, 100 gals diesel, $289 for fuel, five days - southern route - SC, NC, TN, AR, OK, TX, NM, AZ, NV, CA, OR, WA (Tail of the Dragon, Hoover Dam, Mt. Shasta)....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-08-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,013
Posted By RoBMWED
...and if you don't like the Euro plates...

They make superb sushi serving platters (bug side down).

Flyingman, the TRIP is the best part !!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-08-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By RoBMWED
No dyno, yet !

The set-up for the diesel would have delayed the rest of the benzies, so I deferred to the sparkers.

The owner and I confab'd and decided to have a 'private' session. Having never had an engine...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-08-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,006
Posted By RoBMWED
+1

+1
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-05-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By RoBMWED
Puget Sound BMWCCA Chapter - Dyno today

We had a dyno event today. 1,3,5,6, all varieties Ms and one Diesel. Except they didn't want to embarrass everyone else, do they wouldn't let the Diesel run. I will try to stop by the shop next...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-05-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,717
Views: 206,501
Posted By RoBMWED
Stugots !

You know the rules young man ! No drag racing past 10PM ! (Did you win the other car ??)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-05-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Hi!
Views: 1,547
Posted By RoBMWED
335diesel - this should do it !

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/group.php?groupid=15

Cheers !
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By RoBMWED
...took the 335d in for service.

Went back to BMW Service Center last Monday regarding a part replacement - and queried the Map upgrade.

The BMWNA Techs are still unable to resolve why the newer NAV package will not load onto...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Hi!
Views: 1,547
Posted By RoBMWED
335d - that is great photo..

You should post that in the Diesel Social Group - those two look rather nice together basking in the UK sunlight ! :thumbup:

...and you'll make all of us envious over here, because we can't get a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Hi!
Views: 1,547
Posted By RoBMWED
Neutrinolad - because you hadn't asked before....

....since you've asked NOW, they finally moved it over here. We've been waiting for you to ask that question for months !!

I'm just wondering what you are going to ask next....:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-04-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,717
Views: 206,501
Posted By RoBMWED
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335D THREAD - WELCOME TO THE BMW DIESEL OWNERS / ENTHUSIASTS FORUM
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-01-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Hi!
Views: 1,547
Posted By RoBMWED
Hi, Matt !

Welcome aboard !

Sorry, Marine5302 - he got stuck in Flyingman's 335d thread and couldn't get out. It's interesting about the intercooler oil leak, though. I am going to bring that up tomorrow...
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By RoBMWED
Thanks, Jonathan !

I'll be looking for it !
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By RoBMWED
Jonathan - too bad we can't break out the models...

...if only we could break out how many diesels are being sold for ED and in the US !
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,912
Posted By RoBMWED
Congratulations !

Glad to hear you had a great ED ! We obviously liked ours so much, I changed my name.

Here's a mug shot for you. We got these at the Performance Center - no spills on the skid pad. :rofl:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,013
Posted By RoBMWED
Congratulations !

Great pics !

Enjoy the Torque !
Forum: European Delivery 05-29-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
Posted By RoBMWED
Congratulations !

Enjoy the Torque ! Watch your six. You are much slower at 250kph than you realize on the autobahn, autostrade, etc. And the Staus - they just give yourself more time to familiarize with your new...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-26-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By RoBMWED
Not to me......

ghughes20 -

We actually were walking all over the grounds - and there were no notes on the car. Most of the interest was directed towards the heavily mod'd cars or the classics. We didn't stick...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-26-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By RoBMWED
Not many of us 'd' Folks there !

TF -

Looked everywhere for you (including the canal - just in case you really were bz-deep). Nary a sign - no fin tracks, no water spots - nothing... Excellent !!!

Stugots was in BFE - and I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-23-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By RoBMWED
Bimmerfest 2010 = Diesel Perspective

Just a few notes from the Rosebowl Yesterday !

Weather was perfect ! Large asphalt parking lot could have used more shade. Bring tent or sunbrellas next time.

Met Jon S. - founder of...
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