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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-21-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By dga
Two other factors might make a difference of...

Two other factors might make a difference of 1litre/100km:

Canmore would likely be into the prevailing wind over the more open foothills (15 to 25 kph wind speed will make a real difference at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-07-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By dga
245k miles sounds like it didn't owe you...

245k miles sounds like it didn't owe you anything.

Was it serviced during its life e.g. tranny oil changes???
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,405
Posted By dga
Does anyone have experience with the Michelin...

Does anyone have experience with the Michelin Primacy HP vs. Bridgestone Driveguard runflats? Which is better?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,656
Posted By dga
No noticeable delay on 2015 535xd. As soon as the...

No noticeable delay on 2015 535xd. As soon as the accelerator pedal is depressed, it starts to go hard in Comfort mode.

ASS is off. Auto hold not used.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-19-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By dga
Sounds like you are not impressed? Any feedback...

Sounds like you are not impressed? Any feedback on your experience?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-13-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By dga
Just completed 1,800 km trip through New England....

Just completed 1,800 km trip through New England. Avg trip speed was 91 kph with on highway speeds 105 to 120 kph. Trip avg consumption was 6.4 l/100k (~36 mpg (US)). All measurements per computer.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-18-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By dga
[QUOTE=gabman;9583119]3000 BMW & Mini vehicles...

[QUOTE=gabman;9583119]3000 BMW & Mini vehicles which arrived via ship from Germany in Halifax back in February 2015 were recalled by Transport Canada because their was a big Ice Storm in Halifax and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-18-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By dga
I have a 2015 F10 in Canada. Why did Transport...

I have a 2015 F10 in Canada. Why did Transport Canada recall this car???
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-25-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By dga
Mine was shipped with the Michelin HP Primacy...

Mine was shipped with the Michelin HP Primacy ROFs for the staggered setup.

So far, a great tire (for ROFs). Better than the GY Excellence tires that came on my 2011 staggered setup.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-13-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,622
Posted By dga
If the I6 is a possibility, then the 535dx has to...

If the I6 is a possibility, then the 535dx has to be on your list. Smoothness of the I6 with the grunt of the V8 atleast to 130kph (80mph). Initial cost is a little more but diesel is substantially...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-12-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By dga
+1. Please have suspension shipping blocks...

+1. Please have suspension shipping blocks checked to ensure that they have been removed!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-06-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By dga
I agree with Bob. The Dunlop ROFs work well and...

I agree with Bob. The Dunlop ROFs work well and feel like a BMW.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-06-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By dga
So, that is the best suspension that an xdrive...

So, that is the best suspension that an xdrive can have from the factory.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-06-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By dga
Not sure about eco mode, but once in comfort+, it...

Not sure about eco mode, but once in comfort+, it stays there.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-16-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By dga
Dean S -- what issue are you addressing by using...

Dean S -- what issue are you addressing by using the Opti-Lube additive? Lubricity deficit or low cetane or both in your local diesel supply??? If low cetane, how does the Opti-Lube help? Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-16-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By dga
I believe that is offered as a package option for...

I believe that is offered as a package option for $3,500 under "Dynamic Handling" 550s and 535s.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-09-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By dga
I would have got another 535i if they still sold...

I would have got another 535i if they still sold it as a 6spd MT, but only auto trans are sold in NA these days. The 535i with the auto was smooth and refined but it felt like it had to work a little...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-09-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By dga
Why do you hate the diesel aspect of your car???

Why do you hate the diesel aspect of your car???
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-23-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,414
Posted By dga
535d with 701 suspension, or 535xd with dhp. I6...

535d with 701 suspension, or 535xd with dhp. I6 smoothness with less weight but with much of the V8 torque.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-01-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,861
Posted By dga
Thanks. Very informative.

Thanks. Very informative.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,861
Posted By dga
What does the bov adapter do?

What does the bov adapter do?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-29-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By dga
Diesel Clatter

My 2015 535d exhibits transitory diesel clatter in the 1400 to 1900 rpm range.

Once the car is fully warmed up, it will have light clatter on some days and not on other days. This occurs while...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-16-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,440
Posted By dga
In any event, I thought that the lease damage...

In any event, I thought that the lease damage insurance that you purchased provides ~$7k protection, so you should be covered.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-15-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By dga
When I store my other car in a heated condo...

When I store my other car in a heated condo garage from Dec to Mar, I do the following:

1. Full fuel tank to avoid any water condensation -- no stabilizer needed for such a short period
2....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-26-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By dga
Same issues here too.

Same issues here too.
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