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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By anE934fun
Only if the head has to be sent out for cleaning....

Only if the head has to be sent out for cleaning. The SIB is for cleaning the head without removing it from the engine block. The intake manifold can be sent out for ultrasonic cleaning and still...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By anE934fun
It could easily be a proactive procedure - to...

It could easily be a proactive procedure - to avoid problems down the road. Ounce of prevention vs. pound of cure and what-not.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By anE934fun
+1. Especially if the CBU occurs around the 60K...

+1. Especially if the CBU occurs around the 60K mi point. There is a lot more miles left on the car to be bailing and taking the depreciation hit. Sure, the cost of ownership just went up by...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,227
Posted By anE934fun
How else do you blast off the CBU without...

How else do you blast off the CBU without removing the head? Putting a solvent in the intake path with open valves would require the engine oil to be replaced along with the de-carbonization work.
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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-10-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,227
Posted By anE934fun
:eek: +1. Night-and-day difference! Makes me...

:eek:
+1. Night-and-day difference! Makes me wonder how the engine in the Before pics even ran.

I am hoping your report after you get your car back is that the engine runs as if it was brand...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By anE934fun
Yet another reason to give serious consideration...

Yet another reason to give serious consideration to an extended warranty....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By anE934fun
I would swap the springs before unloading the...

I would swap the springs before unloading the FSDs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By anE934fun
What CA says. I am one of the 'other members'...

What CA says. I am one of the 'other members' (with the Sport package) with FSDs and have absolutely zero complaints with the FSDs.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-07-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By anE934fun
There is too much downside (principally range...

There is too much downside (principally range anxiety) for me to bite on an electric car. My 335d seems to be a better compromise.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By anE934fun
Spell-checker failed me, and I was typing...

Spell-checker failed me, and I was typing quickly.


All valid points, but at least at this time, the facilities are by-and-large a work in progress. Not something that I could use to support a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By anE934fun
Any EV will have the range issue. Tesla is...

Any EV will have the range issue. Tesla is trying to work around the range issue with swappable battery packs, but you are still out the time to do the swap, not to mention must have a service...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,539
Posted By anE934fun
How much to send the intake away for cleaning? ...

How much to send the intake away for cleaning?


I hope this applies outside of warranty period. If not, this would seem to be ripe for a class action lawsuit. CBU is definitely a design defect...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By anE934fun
Some forms of silicone are not friendly to...

Some forms of silicone are not friendly to rubber. IDK if the version of silicone in your liquid wrench is rubber-friendly or not. An alternative that is rubber-friendly is Gummi-Pflege, which is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,539
Posted By anE934fun
Presumably the walnut blast of the head is a...

Presumably the walnut blast of the head is a similar level of effort (and $) as the gassers. How much to have the intake ultrasonically cleaned?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By anE934fun
I doubt the spray method is going to have much...

I doubt the spray method is going to have much positive impact. The build-up is coked on to the point where the current state of the art cleaning method involves ultrasonic cleaning of the head or...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By anE934fun
Depending on the wheel, rotor thickness and pad...

Depending on the wheel, rotor thickness and pad thickness can be measured without removing the wheel.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,861
Posted By anE934fun
Edited my post in response.

Edited my post in response.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,861
Posted By anE934fun
Edit - never mind, your post #10 answered my...

Edit - never mind, your post #10 answered my questions. Thanks for the info.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By anE934fun
If the FSDs fit, that is great news. I am...

If the FSDs fit, that is great news. I am completely satisfied with FSDs on my d (with Sport package).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-29-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By anE934fun
In one of the threads, I theorized about high...

In one of the threads, I theorized about high cetane level of CARB D2 resulting in an absence of coking in CA 335d cars. There were a few responses that offered examples of CA d owners having CBU. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By anE934fun
Do the FSDs fit the xi? Koni specifies the Sport...

Do the FSDs fit the xi? Koni specifies the Sport (Yellow) shock for the xi in their fitment guide.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,227
Posted By anE934fun
Hmmm. How fast are you driving on the highway? ...

Hmmm. How fast are you driving on the highway? I have been seeing calculated (fuel filled/miles driven) results of 36 - 38 if the speedo is kept around 75 indicated (~70 actual) in my highway...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,427
Posted By anE934fun
Meh. Similar things were posted in the middle of...

Meh. Similar things were posted in the middle of the HPFP trauma for the N54 gassers. BMW ultimately fixed the problem, and everyone moved on. CBU occurs on a smaller scale with the DI gassers and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,227
Posted By anE934fun
Ultrasonic cleaning would certainly do the trick....

Ultrasonic cleaning would certainly do the trick. The link you provided has some before and after pics, and it certainly looks promising. Maybe an initial soak in B100 followed by an ultrasonic...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,227
Posted By anE934fun
I am curious who is actually doing the cleaning. ...

I am curious who is actually doing the cleaning. Any chance you could ask the SA? It sounds like a non-BMW entity ('outsourced') is doing the cleaning. I wonder how they are going to do the...
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