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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By BobBNY
I have a 2015 535D and never heard that kind of...

I have a 2015 535D and never heard that kind of noise. Tires, If not take the car in to the dealer and have them look at it.

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By BobBNY
Another "D" owner in the Bay area. A resounding...

Another "D" owner in the Bay area. A resounding ditto. I love the torque curve of this diesel, the car is real quiet, the M Sport option is a must and the mileage and range tops it all off. While I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-21-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By BobBNY
Thanks all for the info. Makes more sense now....

Thanks all for the info. Makes more sense now. Everything is a compromise isn't it?

As a follow-up I always let the engine warm up before hard driving. My day is not all stop and go. Appointments...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By BobBNY
Low Speed City Use

I keep reading "The other reasons may include driving short distances at mild speeds" about CBU on BMW diesels. Not sure I understand. Can some one explain?

What I don't understand is with the 8...
Forum: General BMW 01-18-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By BobBNY
The Japanese make fine appliances. The German...

The Japanese make fine appliances. The German auto makers make great drivers cars.

I have one of each and a Japanese pick-up.

BB
Forum: General BMW 01-18-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By BobBNY
The US has mandated mandatory rear view cameras...

The US has mandated mandatory rear view cameras by mid 2018 with roll out starting in 2016 models. Sounds like BMW is getting ready.

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By BobBNY
Its too early to say what we will get in the way...

Its too early to say what we will get in the way of engines in US. Diesels have not sold well here and to date the larger 535d engine is not offered here. I can tell you that the 2015 535d is a blast...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-03-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By BobBNY
I wonder if he has seen this issue before. BB

I wonder if he has seen this issue before.

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,101
Posted By BobBNY
I always use a fuel stabilizer for all of my home...

I always use a fuel stabilizer for all of my home and garden equipment. The product I use is called "Stabil". This has served me well even when the equipment is stored for the winter. For my 2 cycle...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By BobBNY
Congratulations fellow diesel-head. I am enjoying...

Congratulations fellow diesel-head. I am enjoying my 535d as well. Enjoy the ride!

BB
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-30-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By BobBNY
Any recommendations for a dealer in South Bay...

Any recommendations for a dealer in South Bay area.... San Jose, etc. I leased my car from Jon at Santa Barbara BMW and at sometime in future will need service.

Thanks,

BB
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-28-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By BobBNY
Wow. Where did you find 2.69 in the Bay Area? I...

Wow. Where did you find 2.69 in the Bay Area? I haven't been three for two weeks and my last fill-up was 3.40 something. I think you will enjoy the 535d.

BB
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-26-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,804
Posted By BobBNY
Interesting side note here. Aren't the direct...

Interesting side note here. Aren't the direct injected turbo gas engines having the same carbon build-up at the 60-90k miles level,?

BB
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-25-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,804
Posted By BobBNY
Not an X5 owner but made the switch from gas to...

Not an X5 owner but made the switch from gas to diesel with my 2015 535d.

I think its a great choice for large vehicles (actually all vehicles). You get great torque, superb mileage and range....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-25-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By BobBNY
Input from a 535d owner. I leased my 2015 535d M...

Input from a 535d owner. I leased my 2015 535d M Sport in October. My thoughts:
1. Cost of fuel. When I ordered the car the difference in diesel vs. premium was 0-0.20/gal. negligible in my mind....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
Posted By BobBNY
I got $250 turning in a car with 27K on a 36K...

I got $250 turning in a car with 27K on a 36K lease. They provided credit by the time the second payment came due.

BB
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-23-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By BobBNY
Indeed! The M Sport should be the standard...

Indeed! The M Sport should be the standard suspension package and the softer barcolounger suspension should be optional.

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-21-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By BobBNY
Yep mine too. Is there another hidden...

Yep mine too. Is there another hidden compartment?

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By BobBNY
2015 535d M Sport delivered late October came...

2015 535d M Sport delivered late October came with Dunlop RFT.

BB
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-16-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By BobBNY
Interesting observation. While I have not tried...

Interesting observation. While I have not tried the Sport mode method I have noticed this braking during stop and go traffic. With the excellent 8 speed transmission it is very easy to "finesse" the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,759
Posted By BobBNY
In all my years of driving I have never seen...

In all my years of driving I have never seen that. :)

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,586
Posted By BobBNY
ON. Now for something really controversial. I...

ON. Now for something really controversial. I really like Lagunitas beer.

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By BobBNY
I have space gray with black Napa and M Sport....

I have space gray with black Napa and M Sport. I've had 4 cars in a row with shades of gray (oh oh joke here) and silver. I really couldn't find another color I liked and chose space gray. I like...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-04-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,677
Posted By BobBNY
A Different View

I chose the diesel option because I viewed it as the best engine for this car. Limitless and effortless torque, 30 mpg in my daily South Bay bumper to bumper commute, 40's mpg on my weekend trips....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-29-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,825
Posted By BobBNY
I went through this a few years ago. My lease was...

I went through this a few years ago. My lease was 4 months old when I moved from MN to NY. I had to pay up front the sales tax on the remaining value of the lease payments. Double tax since I paid...
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