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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,897
Posted By anE934fun
I am just glad that diesel is at parity with...

I am just glad that diesel is at parity with Premium in my neck of the woods.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By anE934fun
+1 on mrfeb's comments. OP would be well-served...

+1 on mrfeb's comments. OP would be well-served to require the intake manifold be removed and inspected for presence of carbon build-up (CBU). If CBU is present, then insist as a condition of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,744
Posted By anE934fun
Not exactly good news. But look at the bright...

Not exactly good news. But look at the bright side - the dealer & BMW own the responsibility for getting the car operational. Probably some sensor or power line got damaged in the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By anE934fun
Doubtful. Maybe with the Dealer mark-up. But...

Doubtful. Maybe with the Dealer mark-up. But even with that, I don't see the total out-the-door being more than maybe $1,500. The ultrasonic cleaning is around $300 with round-trip shipping.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
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: 23
Views: 936
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: 23
Views: 936
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: 152
Views: 5,744
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: 152
Views: 5,744
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: 225
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: 23
Views: 744
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: 23
Views: 744
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: 859
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: 859
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: 859
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: 1,590
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: 397
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: 1,590
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: 464
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: 464
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: 1,888
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: 1,888
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: 1,113
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: 273
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: 1,113
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.
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