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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-13-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By 335dFan
Gosh, maybe I'll keep my 335d after all.

Gosh, maybe I'll keep my 335d after all.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-13-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By 335dFan
Haha; me too. :) You definitely have to...

Haha; me too.

:) You definitely have to pick your battles. I recently picked the wrong one against some new Ford crossover heading up the twisties on US89A from the east to the access road for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,652
Posted By 335dFan
Very non-technical explanation from me, the only...

Very non-technical explanation from me, the only kind that I am using at the moment:
1. Engine sound coarser and power down a bit.
2. If turned off when regen is in progress, fan continues to run...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-10-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By 335dFan
http://www.bmw.de/vc/ncc/xhtml/start/startWithConf...

http://www.bmw.de/vc/ncc/xhtml/start/startWithConfigUrl.faces;jsessionid=0c8ad9b0c9eaf4fb8594a9aef715.3?country=DE&market=DE&productType=1&brand=BM&locale=de_DE&name=m5p6c3r3#MODEL_ENGINE

No...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,678
Posted By 335dFan
I would guess it would be hard for the body shop...

I would guess it would be hard for the body shop to miss those filler ports when doing the work. That sort of thing is at minimum unethical; whether it becomes fraud or not I wouldn't know.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-05-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,678
Posted By 335dFan
Perhaps a repeat of pics you have already seen.

Perhaps a repeat of pics you have already seen.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-05-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,678
Posted By 335dFan
Maybe SoCal's bumper has been replaced with a...

Maybe SoCal's bumper has been replaced with a non-335d bumper. Yikes.

I never could get the toolkit screwdriver handle apart, so I just use a 3/4 or 1-inch chisel as a screwdriver on the filler...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-02-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,199
Posted By 335dFan
It could be that the X5d has a different regimen...

It could be that the X5d has a different regimen for the DEF. My 2011 335d manual clearly states the warning comes at 1,000 miles to go, not 1,000 km, and the caveat paragraph reads as follows:
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-29-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,096
Posted By 335dFan
Mine has not lost a drop between oil changes for...

Mine has not lost a drop between oil changes for 40k miles. To my knowledge from checking the dip stick at the end of each cycle.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By 335dFan
76k service

Keep in mind our vehicles are E90 335d of 2011 and older vintage, not the new-fangled autos.

Flyingman's rebuttal matched my understanding, but I chose not to argue without further research. My...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-25-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By 335dFan
I just had my approx. 40k service and I got the...

I just had my approx. 40k service and I got the same things done. I told them to check my rear pads, as they looked a bit worn the last time I rotated my summers on and winters off (about 10k miles...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-25-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,199
Posted By 335dFan
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,920
Posted By 335dFan
When you're adding small qtys of additive like 4...

When you're adding small qtys of additive like 4 oz you don't need the nozzle adapter. It goes right down.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-28-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,803
Posted By 335dFan
We recently moved to the Portland OR suburbs, and...

We recently moved to the Portland OR suburbs, and are having a lot of work done by various trades on the house we bought. The new roof has made me abandon the garage and driveway while they are...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-05-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,362
Posted By 335dFan
Yep! Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Yep!


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-27-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By 335dFan
My brother had a WRX a few years ago and liked...

My brother had a WRX a few years ago and liked it. His knee just couldn't take the shifting anymore. He now has a Cooper S. He told me the STI was better handling than the WRX in their current...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By 335dFan
Goodbye to 335d

Hahaha. I'm 5 years older and I have the WRX on my list as a potential replacement if the 335d starts to murder my retirement bank account. I have a little trouble getting in and out of the car,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,145
Posted By 335dFan
328d Loaner vs Camry SE

I think the difference between the best Camry and a base 3-series would be best experienced at the track. But I completely changed my stock suspension too. I took the D to the track before and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 30,626
Posted By 335dFan
33.3 mpg Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

33.3 mpg


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-24-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By 335dFan
Thanks for the nuggets of info to remember. ...

Thanks for the nuggets of info to remember.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-24-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By 335dFan
Windshield Replacement for 2011 335d

In my trip west across the USA I picked up a rock in Wyoming, resulting in a crack bigger than my USAA insurance folks will patch for free. So, I am looking at a replacement windshield when I get to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-24-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By 335dFan
My 335d has about 26 months and about 33k miles...

My 335d has about 26 months and about 33k miles on it now, so I am also starting to ponder whether to unload and replace, or keep with extended warranty. It's a good time to ponder, as I am...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By 335dFan
Having a chipped card is helpful. The main area...

Having a chipped card is helpful. The main area that I was frustrated by the lack of a chipped card was on the autoroutes in France. Sometimes the lines get quite long, and when you are forced to a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-23-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By 335dFan
I was going to do the same, but another forum...

I was going to do the same, but another forum member showed a better way. You can remove the business end of the 1/2-gal bottle but cutting away the tabs. Then it becomes a screw-off cap that can...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-21-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By 335dFan
Of course you know your mpg will decrease because...

Of course you know your mpg will decrease because of all that extra weight. ;)
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