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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-06-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,566
Posted By bigjack
What caused limp mode in your case...?

What caused limp mode in your case...?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-02-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By bigjack
Well, the Chevron where I've been getting sub...

Well, the Chevron where I've been getting sub 3.10 diesel just bumped the price back up to $3.259. Still haven't found cheaper, most stations are in the $3.49 - 3.59 range.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,566
Posted By bigjack
Hmmm, do tell. I have a good tire/car repair...

Hmmm, do tell. I have a good tire/car repair shop near the house that I might try next time.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,566
Posted By bigjack
Just got new tire yesterday when one of my run...

Just got new tire yesterday when one of my run flats picked up a nail. Replaced the whole dang tire, for a nail. I'm not the kind of guy that buys extended warranties, but I did indeed buy the tire...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By bigjack
Never forget the NYT always has an agenda. ...

Never forget the NYT always has an agenda. Always.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By bigjack
Dang, just paid $3.089/gal at the Chevron in...

Dang, just paid $3.089/gal at the Chevron in Greatwood. Premium was $3.27, and Reg 87 was $2.95.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-19-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By bigjack
I just paid $3.199 straight up last night for...

I just paid $3.199 straight up last night for Chevron in Greatwood. This station is having a price war with a Buckee's right across the street. Regular 87 unleaded was 3.09.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-18-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,161
Posted By bigjack
I just made my 2nd payment on the 'd last week,...

I just made my 2nd payment on the 'd last week, and just rolled 5,800 miles on the odo. Crazy.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-18-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,161
Posted By bigjack
Not sure, I just grabbed the pic off of a...

Not sure, I just grabbed the pic off of a chron.com article I was reading that was whining about raising the the limits. On another note, that new tollway around Austin might get an 85 MPH limit...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-17-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,161
Posted By bigjack
I just ran back and forth to Kerrville on I-10,...

I just ran back and forth to Kerrville on I-10, same deal. I came back through Austin on 71 and groups of cars were clustered together right at 100.

Not far west of Kerrville, you get this:
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,302
Posted By bigjack
I checked Gas Buddy for that area you mentioned,...

I checked Gas Buddy for that area you mentioned, looks like another Chevron nearby has the same $3.49 price. Good old fashioned corner gas war going on there it seems. There's a Chevron and a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,302
Posted By bigjack
WOW, that's cheap. I might stop there tomorrow...

WOW, that's cheap. I might stop there tomorrow and fill up on my way to IAH.

And I was going to report $3.639 cash price at a brand new Chevron on Grand Mission in Richmond. That's cheapest I've...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-27-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,302
Posted By bigjack
Sweet, sweet Chevron for $3.69/gallon in...

Sweet, sweet Chevron for $3.69/gallon in southwest Houston.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-25-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,442
Posted By bigjack
Dang, that car looks super clean.

Dang, that car looks super clean.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-19-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 24,259
Posted By bigjack
Thanks, keep us posted...! Hope you are feeling...

Thanks, keep us posted...! Hope you are feeling better.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-18-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,442
Posted By bigjack
I do miss the ventilated seats in the Acura I...

I do miss the ventilated seats in the Acura I traded in on the d, those things actually helped in the summer heat.

I'm with you on the heated seats though, about 5 minutes of seat heat is all I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-18-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,442
Posted By bigjack
Heh, that was with two stops, one to grab a...

Heh, that was with two stops, one to grab a burger (NOT eating in the car yet) and one for getting pulled over because the trooper thought my window tint was too dark (it is).

But the funniest...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-18-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 44,874
Posted By bigjack
Southwest side past Grand Parkway, a long way...

Southwest side past Grand Parkway, a long way from anywhere. I'll put about 22-25K miles/year on the d at current pace.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-17-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,442
Posted By bigjack
I've enjoyed putting 3,200 miles on my new M...

I've enjoyed putting 3,200 miles on my new M Sport 'd in the first month. :thumbup: Had 16 miles on it when I took delivery in April. Aside from my normal daily driving around Houston, I drove it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-17-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 44,874
Posted By bigjack
I like buying cars off lease when they check out,...

I like buying cars off lease when they check out, had good luck with that approach on my last Volvo S60. This time, I got weak for the new car smell and bought my new 'd' new from the dealer, but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-17-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 44,874
Posted By bigjack
Countryman...? Still haven't found the right "d"...

Countryman...? Still haven't found the right "d" yet...?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-13-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 44,874
Posted By bigjack
Thanks again Snipe. Yep, I'm in Fort Bend. So,...

Thanks again Snipe. Yep, I'm in Fort Bend. So, the reg states:

"The TxLED regulations apply to all diesel fuel sold or supplied as fuel for motor vehicles and non-road equipment operating in 110...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-12-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 44,874
Posted By bigjack
Double Post.

Double Post.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-12-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 44,874
Posted By bigjack
I just paid $3.75/g at a Valero on I-10 in...

I just paid $3.75/g at a Valero on I-10 in Orange, TX on a trip from H-town to Baton Rouge and back (650 miles, 36 MPG, top speed 110 MPH). I've seen lots of like for Shell and Chevron on these...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-07-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,123
Posted By bigjack
I had my front end clear-bra'd at Momentum when I...

I had my front end clear-bra'd at Momentum when I picked it up 3 weeks ago. I'm not totally thrilled with the job the guy there did, but it was only $350 and it's nice to just spray and wipe a day's...
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