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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,452
Posted By d geek
10 over on surface streets is much more dangerous...

10 over on surface streets is much more dangerous than 15 over on the tollway.
The general advice I got when I inquired upon moving to Texas 6 years ago is 5 over on the interstate is safe. I won't...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By d geek
I think that if you had run any significant...

I think that if you had run any significant mixture of gasoline then you'd notice a big difference in how it ran very soon thereafter. If it did indeed run fine for an extended period of time then it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-13-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By d geek
I think it's a bit over the top to be so sure...

I think it's a bit over the top to be so sure that it is CBU. Especially if it runs fine. I'd not be concerned unless it gets worse.

And you can tone down the "he doesn't know what he's talking...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-24-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 47,078
Posted By d geek
Guys- I cleaned up a couple of posts that were...

Guys-
I cleaned up a couple of posts that were taking this good discussion down the wrong path. Please keep the personal jabs out of it. We can discuss our opinions without getting too personal....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By d geek
As we diesel lovers say: "soot happens" :cool: ...

As we diesel lovers say: "soot happens" :cool:
Soot is generated during the compression ignition process. You really do want your oil to darken because it means the oil is holding the soot in...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By d geek
They should investigate crimes. But in doing so...

They should investigate crimes. But in doing so they should not expect citizen's to give up their rights. This means getting a full explanation from the accuser, evaluating the info and then possibly...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By d geek
I don't want our country to accept this behavior...

I don't want our country to accept this behavior from the police. It appears you are OK with the cops violating this person's 4th amendment rights and with the police expecting the subject to violate...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By d geek
Not at all. But the cop is supposed to know the...

Not at all. But the cop is supposed to know the definition of the crime.
Yes, the guy was following the lady. This is not "stalking" as defined in the FL statute.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By d geek
If it's that cut and dry, then why wasn't he...

If it's that cut and dry, then why wasn't he charged?
a hint can be found here:
http://statelaws.findlaw.com/florida-law/florida-stalking-laws.html
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By d geek
"Involved in a crime". What crime? If it was "...

"Involved in a crime". What crime? If it was " stalking ", then why wasn't he charged with that? Evidently because he didn't break the law. So they had no reason to mess with him.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By d geek
It seems quite simple to me: If the guy was...

It seems quite simple to me:
If the guy was guilty of "stalking" this person, then arrest him for that. Evidently he didn't commit a crime in that jurisdiction, or they would have charged him with...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By d geek
Not sure what you mean. The 10th amendment gives...

Not sure what you mean. The 10th amendment gives states the right to make and enforce laws as long as they do not conflict with the other rights in the Constitution.

The cops had the right to keep...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By d geek
The driver was completely within his rights,...

The driver was completely within his rights, whether any of us agree with him or not.

The cops needs more than "suspicious activity" to pull you over and ask for your ID. Please see the 4th...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-04-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,527
Posted By d geek
This is a good discussion. Please keep it on...

This is a good discussion. Please keep it on point and leave the personal insults out of it. I've deleted or edited out the bickering posts.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-17-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,442
Posted By d geek
Very cool :thumbup:

Very cool :thumbup:
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-04-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By d geek
here's another thread on the same subject: ...

here's another thread on the same subject:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=708258
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-04-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By d geek
Torque has much impact on acceleration. Although...

Torque has much impact on acceleration. Although the 0-60 times tell one story, that initial push off the line is what most folks notice.
Drive it and you'll see what I mean.
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-04-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By d geek
The diesel makes 413 lb-ft of torque. Drive...

The diesel makes 413 lb-ft of torque.
Drive both diesel & gas in the conditions in which you will operate and decide which one works best for you. If you do a considerable amount of highway driving,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By d geek
Yes. I didn't mean to imply that it wasn't. I...

Yes. I didn't mean to imply that it wasn't. I thought you were claiming that it was THE correct oil. My mistake. Good luck!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By d geek
This is incorrect ;) The correct oil for your...

This is incorrect ;)
The correct oil for your 335d is one that meets BMW spec LL04. This can be found in some Walmarts and local autoparts stores in the form of Valvoline MST 5W40. There are a few...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-02-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By d geek
Welcome!!! I had the pleasure of visiting your...

Welcome!!! I had the pleasure of visiting your beautiful (but COLD) city last January.
:thumbup:
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-18-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By d geek
Might have more interest in this topic on the...

Might have more interest in this topic on the diesel sub-forum
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-14-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,528
Posted By d geek
Thanks for the update. Please keep us posted on...

Thanks for the update. Please keep us posted on further progress.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-04-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,528
Posted By d geek
Are you using any biodiesel content?

Are you using any biodiesel content?
Forum: Off-Topic 07-27-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,105
Posted By d geek
After he shot the man, the shooter ordered the...

After he shot the man, the shooter ordered the dead man's wife, daughter and grandchild out of the car by gunpoint. No matter what happens with shooting, he will likely be convicted of this.

The...
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