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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-01-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Flyingman
Same basic walnut pressure equipment, but special...

Same basic walnut pressure equipment, but special wands and attachments just for the diesel intake manifold.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-01-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,773
Posted By Flyingman
Astro, Ignorance is bliss my friend!:rofl: ...

Astro, Ignorance is bliss my friend!:rofl:

If everything works as designed you should never know, correct!:thumbup:

The DEF system and capacity is designed to be refilled at every oil change...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-01-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,773
Posted By Flyingman
I know all of us old timers are tired of beating...

I know all of us old timers are tired of beating this DEF Horse to death!:rofl:

Plenty of newbies still trying to figure it out.:dunno:

I just bought two (2) jugs of 2.5 gals DEF at Pepboys for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,805
Posted By Flyingman
$2.899 two days ago, but still going up in...

$2.899 two days ago, but still going up in general.:mad:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 634
Posted By Flyingman
Update at 85K miles

I just reached 85k and have had my 335D for 5 1/2 years.

Other than the usual emissions BS, the car has been reliable, never stranded me. All work has been covered under maintenance and/or...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Flyingman
Alex, Go to you tube and you can see many...

Alex,

Go to you tube and you can see many examples. Caution: Those are gas engines not diesels. The diesel has a more intricate intake manifold.

BMW manufactures specific wands and nozzles...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Flyingman
I'm pretty sure it is an adaptor to allow you to...

I'm pretty sure it is an adaptor to allow you to fill from the larger truck sized nozzles. I've used it maybe twice in 5-1/2 years. It is an accident waiting to happen.:tsk:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-21-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,805
Posted By Flyingman
Diesel is still going North, $3.139/gal my last...

Diesel is still going North, $3.139/gal my last fill up.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-16-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,805
Posted By Flyingman
$2.99/gal in So. Fl. $2.89 is about the best...

$2.99/gal in So. Fl. $2.89 is about the best I've seen along my route in the Miami area.

Gas is also up but sometimes the diesel can be $0.40 higher/gal from one to another. Go figure.:dunno:
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-14-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Flyingman
Thanks for the update and good to hear the car is...

Thanks for the update and good to hear the car is performing well and mostly that you are happy with it. I'm at about the same point as you on a 2010 with about 84k.

My MPG seems to have dropped...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-05-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Flyingman
+1:thumbup: Sounds like you solved it.

+1:thumbup:

Sounds like you solved it.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,805
Posted By Flyingman
OK, gas is up, Diesel is holding.:thumbup: ...

OK, gas is up, Diesel is holding.:thumbup:

Premium or Super is about $0.10/gal higher than diesel, finally.

Diesel is $2.699/gal. Regular went up about $0.15/gal last few days. I think there...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Flyingman
Day and Night Mode

Have a laugh folks:

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10154767807170001

:rofl:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,005
Posted By Flyingman
I would tend to agree that a green handle is for...

I would tend to agree that a green handle is for diesel. Realize it may not be universal, but appears it may be typical. I haven't researched it that much.:dunno:

I generally only fill up at two...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,805
Posted By Flyingman
Today I filled up for under $40.00! $2.539/gal. ...

Today I filled up for under $40.00! $2.539/gal. Regular was $2.059.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-23-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,805
Posted By Flyingman
Out of Whack is right. Here diesel is $2.60/gal...

Out of Whack is right. Here diesel is $2.60/gal while regular is around $2.00.

Just about the break even point.:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-23-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,536
Posted By Flyingman
There is a whole debate on run flat vs non run...

There is a whole debate on run flat vs non run flat. I prefer the non RFT myself but recognize I have no spare so carry a compressor and a can of tire goop (seal). Never used it.

The TPMS (Tire...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-22-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Flyingman
I8 - Anyone seen one yet?

I had seen an I8 driving in my community recently, then last night I had to take the wife's GL350 BT for a refill and an I8 pulled into the stall next door. Young kid about 20 gets out, all heads...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,536
Posted By Flyingman
Let's see where the chips fall. I suspect...

Let's see where the chips fall. I suspect something will be off base, color me "Pessemistic".:rofl:

If it were "good enough" why didnt they just sell it to CarMax? Although I know CarMax is not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Flyingman
I'm not a BMW Mechanic but I play one on...

I'm not a BMW Mechanic but I play one on TV.....:rofl:

No harm will come to car if no DEF is injected. It is purely an emission control on the back end of the exhaust required by regulatory EPA. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Flyingman
The Golf special edition, TDI, etc... would...

The Golf special edition, TDI, etc... would probably be a blast of a car for a good price.

But I'm not parting with my 335D just yet!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,536
Posted By Flyingman
Beware, if sold at auction it most likely has...

Beware, if sold at auction it most likely has some sort of issue. CBU perhaps. Prior accident?

If you like it that much I'd fly over and check it out and then drive it back yourself. Take it to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Flyingman
Yes they did, but found it expensive. If I...

Yes they did, but found it expensive.

If I did a small wagon I'd seriously look at the VW TDI Jetta, or whatever it is being called now days. It was getting north of 50mpg as I recall some years...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Flyingman
Owen, how much driving do you really do on Maui? ...

Owen, how much driving do you really do on Maui? Is a diesel worthwhile for your type of driving? Just asking because unless you do a lot of miles, and highway miles at that, the diesel may not be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Flyingman
Sonny, It is just a Maintenance item that...

Sonny,

It is just a Maintenance item that popped up as per time or schedule. If you have an item, like brakes or brake fluid, that come up at 52k, they wont do it at 48k just because you are...
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