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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By dnaer
You ought to sue her in small claims court for...

You ought to sue her in small claims court for the maximum allowable by law based on the depreciated value of your vehicle due to the collision. I am not a litigious person but people that flat out...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-08-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By dnaer
I sold my 335D about a month ago with 135,000...

I sold my 335D about a month ago with 135,000 miles on it and it was running fine. 80% highway at around 80mph with frequent runs up to 100+ when there wasnt any traffic around....so probably pretty...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-08-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By dnaer
The fuel filter/water separator is heated and...

The fuel filter/water separator is heated and provides some protection against fuel gelling. The winter fuel mix should provide enough protection in temps above -15 degrees. The DEF system has a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,116
Posted By dnaer
Aiwapro: If you are looking at upgrading to "20...

Aiwapro:
If you are looking at upgrading to "20 and want to sell your "19's, let me know....I am thinking of going with dedicated snow tires for the winter season.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-27-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By dnaer
I could never get them balanced...

I could never get them balanced correctly.....always a vibration over 70mph even with road force balancing. However, they get stellar reviews on Tire Rack as I'm sure you have seen. I replaced the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-24-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By dnaer
Maybe the particulate filter regeneration/burn...

Maybe the particulate filter regeneration/burn off....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-24-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By dnaer
You sure it's not the pump from the passive DEF...

You sure it's not the pump from the passive DEF tank filling the active tank?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,950
Posted By dnaer
Magnuson-Moss Act Section 102(c) as it pertains...

Magnuson-Moss Act Section 102(c) as it pertains to tie-in sales provisions. Google it if you want more specifics and the intent behind the act.
My advice....keep your receipts and make sure you are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By dnaer
I drive 90% highway (that's why my last 3...

I drive 90% highway (that's why my last 3 vehicles have been diesel) and am averaging 25.2 mpg. Averaged 31.7 on my 335D and around 19 mpg on the V10 TDI Touareg.....can't imagine going back to gas...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-21-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By dnaer
Put about 4,000 miles on the AS/3 before I...

Put about 4,000 miles on the AS/3 before I switched over to dedicated snows. Then I sold the 335D to get a new X5 35D about a month ago. I did get a little snow time on the AS/3 and they were...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-21-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By dnaer
I want to know where you are playing in Michigan...

I want to know where you are playing in Michigan and are the greens/snowdrifts in good shape:). Yes, you do need to angle them a bit if you going sideways. Average driver length in bag is 4 ft but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By dnaer
Your right. I'm going to have to install one of...

Your right. I'm going to have to install one of those Q5 mileage computers in my X5 so that I can increase mpg and not spend as much on fuel:)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-21-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By dnaer
I really liked the Pilot A/S 3 Best handling...

I really liked the Pilot A/S 3 Best handling allseason tire I had ever owned
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By dnaer
Fuel is mixed differently and does not contain as...

Fuel is mixed differently and does not contain as much energy as summer blend...at least in the North
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-20-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By dnaer
No doubt that diesels outperform the EPA...

No doubt that diesels outperform the EPA estimates but at least they are being compared using the same methodology. Comparing mileage numbers on different cars using different methodologies (3...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By dnaer
They are comparing the vehicles from their own...

They are comparing the vehicles from their own fuel mileage calculators which are not exactly known to be accurate.
I'll trust the EPA figures (which don't match greencarrepirts numbers) until a...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-17-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,382
Posted By dnaer
I put Michelin Pilot AS3's on my 335D and had...

I put Michelin Pilot AS3's on my 335D and had Tire Rack road force balance them.....nothing but positive things to say about the tire. Absolutely the best allseason tire I have ever had(and I drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,292
Posted By dnaer
+1. Had them balanced at least 8 times including...

+1. Had them balanced at least 8 times including road force balancing on my 335D and there was always a vibration over 70mph. Could not get rid of the DWS fast enough. Put the new Michelin PS3 on...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,499
Posted By dnaer
Just bought my wife a GLK 250 about a month ago...

Just bought my wife a GLK 250 about a month ago and that little diesel impressed the heck out of me. Vibration isolation is fantastic for a 4 cylinder and once you are beyond idle, it can be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By dnaer
I'll have take some pics. Platinum Bronze (your...

I'll have take some pics. Platinum Bronze (your favorite I know(:) with the cin brown interior
Options include Premium, Sports Package, Cold Weather Package, Upgraded sound(it does sound good),...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By dnaer
Audi S4 avante would be nice for family and you. ...

Audi S4 avante would be nice for family and you. Loved my S4
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By dnaer
I never thought the smell was offensive I used...

I never thought the smell was offensive
I used a STP carb cleaner bottle that I purchased for my lawn mower. It was a 6 oz bottle that fit perfectly into the filler opening. I would fill it half...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By dnaer
Always used fuel stations that were busy and were...

Always used fuel stations that were busy and were name brand....no Mel's bait and fuel station.
Transmission never had a problem and I did change out fluid and pan at around 90,000 miles
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-31-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By dnaer
I am no expert on the carbon buildup issue but I...

I am no expert on the carbon buildup issue but I can tell you what I did and how I drive....that's the extent of my knowledge.
I did use Powerservice Diesel Kleen because it provides lubrication and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By dnaer
I have an X5 35d in platinum bronze with cinnamon...

I have an X5 35d in platinum bronze with cinnamon brown interior and like it a great deal. Prior car was a platinum metallic 335d and although it looked great, I just wanted something different.
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