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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-25-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By ChasR
Id have to consider the 535d. Optioned correctly...

Id have to consider the 535d. Optioned correctly (M Sport, dynamic handling) with a JBD added, it would be pretty darn close to the 335d, except a bit of added bulk. The 8 speed tranny gives it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,462
Posted By ChasR
118K miles on my 2011. Left front turn signal at...

118K miles on my 2011. Left front turn signal at 46K, steering rack at 56K, CBU at 93K, Lifetime fuel mileage 32.59 mpg.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-27-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By ChasR
I made 93K. Just prior to that point, I started...

I made 93K. Just prior to that point, I started having an intermittent rough idle, followed by the SES light for injector codes. I cleared the code(s), several times, but they would return (not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-24-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By ChasR
Mine starts in first and has a loose torque...

Mine starts in first and has a loose torque converter, noticeable in both first and 2nd (in manual mode) starts.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-08-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By ChasR
The first upgrade I made was to install a Quaife...

The first upgrade I made was to install a Quaife TBD. There is not much point having a bunch more power if the car can't put what it already has to the ground.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-24-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By ChasR
I don't recall having the 1/2 second or so...

I don't recall having the 1/2 second or so hesitation to move when starting in second. It leaves the line much slower (unless you stomp on it) and that is so noticeable that it might mask the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-17-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By ChasR
Mine does the same thing though much less with...

Mine does the same thing though much less with the evolve tune and now the JBD. Revs go up to 2000 or so before the car moves.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-31-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,337
Posted By ChasR
My experience with tickets is that the best thing...

My experience with tickets is that the best thing you can do is go to court and plead innocent or accept the deal of the day. Here in metro Atlanta, the last two court appearances I've made,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By ChasR
My 335d starts in 1st gear in D or DS. If I...

My 335d starts in 1st gear in D or DS. If I forget I'm in manual mode, it starts in 2nd.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-02-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,494
Posted By ChasR
Resale value.

Resale value.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-02-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,494
Posted By ChasR
When I got mad about CBU and injector repairs and...

When I got mad about CBU and injector repairs and looked to trading into a 335i, the dealership offered me $15,500 on the d at 92,000 miles. The salesman said I should figure to lose $0.12/mile...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By ChasR
I made 92K before CBU hit. I don't think it's an...

I made 92K before CBU hit. I don't think it's an if, but a when it will get you.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,168
Posted By ChasR
The problem with chemical solutions to carbon...

The problem with chemical solutions to carbon buildup in direct injected vehicles is that the buildup is in the intake tract and none of the chemical is directly applied to it, but is injected...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,876
Posted By ChasR
1. My speedometer read 3 mph high at 80 MPH...

1. My speedometer read 3 mph high at 80 MPH (Indicates 83 at 80 actual, 3.75%). Reading low isn't typical on E90 BMWs. Does it have the stock tire sizes? Changing the rear tire size from 255/35 to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By ChasR
You can get to 340 hp and 530 lb/ft of torque...

You can get to 340 hp and 530 lb/ft of torque with just a tune for $800 to $1200. Is that not enough? With an inexpensive JBD, you can make just over 300 hp and 500 lb/ft of torque, for $279. I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,656
Posted By ChasR
As I understand, the free version just checks the...

As I understand, the free version just checks the communications compatibility of the car and the bluetooth or Wi-Fi connection to the phone. If you want to clear codes or do any coding you have to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,585
Posted By ChasR
Mine made it to 92,000 miles before CBU hit. ...

Mine made it to 92,000 miles before CBU hit. It's running pretty good at +100K, after the cleaning, as one guy with a Pontiac (Holden) GTO can attest. It does run regens more frequently than before...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-03-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,369
Posted By ChasR
My experience with the BMW nannies is that in DSC...

My experience with the BMW nannies is that in DSC some wheel spin is allowed as long as both rear wheels are spinning before power is reduced. In Traction Control (DSC off), more wheel spin is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-01-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,007
Posted By ChasR
93K miles without an extended warranty.

93K miles without an extended warranty.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-26-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,007
Posted By ChasR
I paid $2800 for the carbon blast and then $1300...

I paid $2800 for the carbon blast and then $1300 for one injector. It runs OK, but has frequent regens, lowering mpg. Intermittent rough idle returned, but no codes yet. I will probably have to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-17-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,081
Posted By ChasR
Intermittent rough idle returned yesterday. ...

Intermittent rough idle returned yesterday. Injector codes are almost certain to follow.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,081
Posted By ChasR
You can watch the fuel mileage gauge on your...

You can watch the fuel mileage gauge on your commute. If it says 28 mpg where it normally says 36, it's doing a regen. If, when you park the car, the fan runs on and the car smells hot, it's doing...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-04-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,081
Posted By ChasR
Weeks later, after replacing the one injector,...

Weeks later, after replacing the one injector, the car is running OK, with the exception of at least 3 regens per tank and the resultant poor fuel mileage. I did a dyno run on an older model dynojet...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-29-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By ChasR
No unusual noise in mine up to 130.

No unusual noise in mine up to 130.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,522
Posted By ChasR
You may well be right. I happen to have both. ...

You may well be right. I happen to have both. The dealership said they had a very hard time selling 335ds, at least in part due to known reliability issues, which is why the trade in was so low. ...
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