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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-25-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By robster10
Up here in Canada at local C.T. retailler they...

Up here in Canada at local C.T. retailler they carry both 0w30 & 5w30 ESP formula with BMW rating.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-17-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,603
Posted By robster10
Hard to see in second photo but was there a...

Hard to see in second photo but was there a varnish like colour on the inner face of components?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-07-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By robster10
Don't think you'd need to drill. Just tap the...

Don't think you'd need to drill. Just tap the next size up & clean up any debris with q-tips & cleaner spayed into oil pan like sea foam or other parts cleaner to wash out possible fragments. If it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-06-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By robster10
Is it not possible to just get it tapped to the...

Is it not possible to just get it tapped to the next size up drain plug?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-20-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By robster10
Not sure if a V6 will sound so much different...

Not sure if a V6 will sound so much different than an inline 6 but does the Audi TDI even have a retractable spoiler or is that really a gasser?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-19-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By robster10
http://www.gizmag.com/soundracer-v8-video-review/1...

http://www.gizmag.com/soundracer-v8-video-review/14019/ quick fix!:rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,208
Posted By robster10
Electrical issue? I wonder if the heating...

Electrical issue? I wonder if the heating elements could be the culprit? Smoke started from vents.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-16-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By robster10
Well I didn't video it but this weekend the D...

Well I didn't video it but this weekend the D started up without a hicup. We had a cold snap with Saturday hitting -26c & Sunday -36c. -36c is -32.8 F with the conversion.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-14-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By robster10
Was it a standard, or an S model. To different...

Was it a standard, or an S model. To different monsters. Standard - 330hp/368ftlb vs the S with 404hp/405ftlb.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-10-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,730
Posted By robster10
This Audi RS5 TDI looks...

This Audi RS5 TDI looks interesting.http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-audi-rs5-tdi-diesel-prototype-drive-review
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-10-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By robster10
My battery was the original and over seven years...

My battery was the original and over seven years old. Never had a light or code. Just stopped. The pain was removing the battery. All the wires, retainer clips holding the cable bundles & the bolt...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-01-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By robster10
Thanks for the feedback! I ended up buying a new...

Thanks for the feedback! I ended up buying a new upgraded capacity AGM battery. $224.CDN. I removed & installed new one & had a local Indy register & recode IBS for $20 & 15-20 minutes of wait time....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-01-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By robster10
Cozzy10101- In Europe you should have plenty of...

Cozzy10101- In Europe you should have plenty of great independent mechanics who have all sorts of experience on the BMW diesels. You should have a good diesel forum base on your side of the pond in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-29-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By robster10
http://youtu.be/_XNrV2gTUOM

http://youtu.be/_XNrV2gTUOM
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-29-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,730
Posted By robster10
I like the outback but no diesel here in NA. My...

I like the outback but no diesel here in NA. My cousin in Austarlia has a 2015 outback lucky with the 2.0l TDI with manual 6spd.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-28-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,730
Posted By robster10
To upgrade it would be a toss up between the BMW...

To upgrade it would be a toss up between the BMW 740d or Audi A7 TDI.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-28-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By robster10
Does using a BMW dealer AGM upgrade or parts...

Does using a BMW dealer AGM upgrade or parts store equivalent AGM battery make a difference besides the cost? Dealer is booking for next week but found a local Indy that can do it the same day with a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-28-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By robster10
Yes the oily vapours & exhaust gasses mix to...

Yes the oily vapours & exhaust gasses mix to create that sticky goo that has plagued some. As Doug mentioned set up & construction is key on catch can.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-25-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By robster10
After talking to a technician today he mentioned...

After talking to a technician today he mentioned to me about (when car sits for days) making sure the auto is closed with the FOB to make sure the car goes to sleep mode quick. Alternative is to hold...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-25-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By robster10
With the design/set up of bmw's oil filter...

With the design/set up of bmw's oil filter housing topside, (very easy & quick)I just change the oil filter in between the reg oil & filter change intervals. Have been looking at the wreckers to find...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-25-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By robster10
I wouldn't just say the oil mist is baked by the...

I wouldn't just say the oil mist is baked by the egr gasses. Those same gasses recirculate carbon particles from the combustion process back into the intake through the egr. The oil mist/film...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By robster10
Dead battery question?

Went to start the D & was a no go. Has sat for about 2 weeks in below zero temps. Remember reading that a new battery install also requires ECU coding or registering of battery?
Could I purchase a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-22-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By robster10
Has anyone had this service on their DPF? Thought...

Has anyone had this service on their DPF? Thought about removing plumbing but wonder if this process instead, to keep all emissions intact considering the emission testing will get tougher on these...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-22-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By robster10
DPF cleaning.

http://youtu.be/020MdntTw34 has anyone talked to their Indy or BMW service tech about this?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-14-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By robster10
The model & graph references a euro spec model....

The model & graph references a euro spec model. For that price rather have the ECU tuned than a piggy back box.
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