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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,823
Posted By floydarogers
You're right, I stopped reading too soon. But...

You're right, I stopped reading too soon. But that's way too much trouble for all but fanatics. Many track rats change pads, but very few would change rotors and calipers.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,823
Posted By floydarogers
No. You don't understand: the *ROTORS* are...

No. You don't understand: the *ROTORS* are ceramic (as are the pads.)
http://www.porsche.com/usa/models/911/911-gt3/safety/porsche-ceramic-composite-brake-pccb/
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,010
Posted By floydarogers
The F30 was intro'd at Laguna Seca: ...

The F30 was intro'd at Laguna Seca: http://www.bmwblog.com/2012/02/03/video-new-bmw-3-series-performance-center-instructors-at-laguna-seca/
The red one is a 328i - IIRC Bill Aubry said it was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By floydarogers
Interesting. My wife's 328xd had it's first oil...

Interesting. My wife's 328xd had it's first oil change at 7910, 2nd at 17600. So 10K might be right, but the CBS was what she followed so we really don't know, although the 2nd was only 9 months...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-03-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By floydarogers
The OCI for diesels was not changed. It was 13K...

The OCI for diesels was not changed. It was 13K for the 335d (M57), and AFAIK it's that for the N47/N57 engines. There's a sticky thread "My latest oil report" up above that may interest you.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By floydarogers
A *DEALER* won't care too much about the mods,...

A *DEALER* won't care too much about the mods, and won't give you much extra for them; a few hundred at most.
An *INDIVIDUAL* may give you more, but the work to find that particular individual is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,823
Posted By floydarogers
Question: If you're married, what qualities did...

Question: If you're married, what qualities did you consider when choosing your spouse? Looks? Money? Smarts? High or low Maintenence?

(Sorry, it just struck me this morning...):rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By floydarogers
I doubt it. Rarity doesn't necessarily make...

I doubt it. Rarity doesn't necessarily make things valuable.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By floydarogers
AFAIK, yes. Speculation only, of...

AFAIK, yes.

Speculation only, of course.:rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By floydarogers
I'm just speculating here, but... Battery: ...

I'm just speculating here, but...

Battery: don't forget you can use either glass matt or traditional lead plate; might be hard (or expensive) to design and build electronics that can tell both...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By floydarogers
No, CBU cleaning on a diesel is $1200; mentioned...

No, CBU cleaning on a diesel is $1200; mentioned several threads here and on e90post/M57 forums.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-26-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,241
Posted By floydarogers
Just filled up at Woodinville Costco NE of...

Just filled up at Woodinville Costco NE of Seattle for $1.899. FYI, regular was $1.939 and premium was $2.189. Crazy low prices!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-26-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By floydarogers
Somethings wrong with your battery or charging...

Somethings wrong with your battery or charging system or electronics. I just left my 335d for 11 days (outside) and there was absolutely no problem. I've left it for more than 3 weeks while gone on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By floydarogers
There is a ton of similar info in the diesel...

There is a ton of similar info in the diesel sub-forum. And in the e90post M57 subforum.

1) you don't have to remove the head, only the intake manifold.
2) CBU is mostly well-understood; many...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,734
Posted By floydarogers
BMW probably won't help. These tanks are...

BMW probably won't help. These tanks are apparently back-ordered, so many parts on them fail.

OTOH, it's not affecting the operation of the motor in any sense. It's only that the car doesn't...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By floydarogers
The NOx sensor is just like any lambda probe (O2...

The NOx sensor is just like any lambda probe (O2 sensor): they have a finite lifetime. Most O2 sensors last 100K +. According to a couple wikipedia or other sources I've seen, most NOx sensors...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By floydarogers
I don't believe that actual M54B30 or other...

I don't believe that actual M54B30 or other numbers are actually anywhere on the car. Have you checked the EPA sticker - usually on the under side of the hood?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-20-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,554
Posted By floydarogers
Yeah, but it's great to see that huge MTE! A...

Yeah, but it's great to see that huge MTE!

A Fuelly account is obviously the best method to get a long-term and accurate mpg.

However, the computer is, in fact, dead-on accurate. The...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By floydarogers
Wow! Talk about piling on. Hopefully you...

Wow! Talk about piling on.

Hopefully you have comprehensive on your 'd and that should take care of the tranny.

Glenmorangie is one of my favorite single malts, and Chivas 12 is my go-to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By floydarogers
Almost certainly the tow hook screw-in. They...

Almost certainly the tow hook screw-in. They either fall out or are stolen by haters.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By floydarogers
To expand: there is a minimum level of equipment...

To expand: there is a minimum level of equipment required before the nav antenna and gps is in the car. For instance, although my 2010 335d does not have Navigation, it DOES have BMW Assist, which...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,727
Posted By floydarogers
My '10 335d has 104K miles, has run on WA State...

My '10 335d has 104K miles, has run on WA State 5% biodiesel since new, runs a 60/40 highway/city mix, does not have any symptoms of CBU. Kind of balances out your story... Oh, yes, part of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 495
Posted By floydarogers
For xDrive cars basically stock is the only...

For xDrive cars basically stock is the only option.. Meyle and others are available from most online retailers; get your local indy to install. However, they often want to order them themselves - no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By floydarogers
As others have said... But if you want them,...

As others have said...

But if you want them, many of the sponsors carry them. Brembo (tirerack carries them), ECS Tuning, etc. Better not to buy the cheapest, because they're more likely IMO to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By floydarogers
Definitely YMMV; my insurer doesn't have the...

Definitely YMMV; my insurer doesn't have the greatest reviews, but I've been with them forever and insist on service.

Fence and stuff like that is interesting. There's a term in many T&C called...
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