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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-27-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,296
Posted By vernonpat
Yes, I found my 535 key when I took my wife's...

Yes, I found my 535 key when I took my wife's winter coat to the cleaner. (Of course, I turned the car in in July.)
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-26-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,296
Posted By vernonpat
I want to thank everyone for their input. I...

I want to thank everyone for their input.

I lost a key on my 535i as well (neither times was me) and was charged $225 when I turned it in back in 2012. I was shocked when dealer quoted me $500. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-23-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,296
Posted By vernonpat
Charge for missing key at lease turn-in

Does anyone here knows how much BMWFS charges for a lost key? I have a 2012 7-series and dealer wants almost $500.

Thanks,
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 09-26-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,254
Posted By vernonpat
I have to postpone the trip until later next year...

I have to postpone the trip until later next year as I just underwent back surgery (herniated disc) at the end of last month and would need time to rehab and rebuild my strength for the trip since I...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 08-26-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,254
Posted By vernonpat
Thank you all for your great insights and...

Thank you all for your great insights and suggestions.

I will figure out a way to get my son taken care of while I am at PCD, but my goal is more the drive across country. Just like my ED trips...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 08-22-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,254
Posted By vernonpat
PCD to SoCal - seeking input

Hi,

I am thinking about doing a PCD and drive home to LA with my 10 year-old son. I have always wanted to drive across the country and have never been able to do it, and a PCD means it will only...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 21,285
Posted By vernonpat
I have done EDs for both BMW and MB and would not...

I have done EDs for both BMW and MB and would not do MB ED again because the lack of pricing flexibility given to dealer. I have bought several cars from the same MB dealer over the years and have...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-04-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By vernonpat
I am not sure if it was a short-term program, but...

I am not sure if it was a short-term program, but I was able to purchase 6,000 extra miles the day before my lease was due in April of this year. I did pay more per mile (17cents vs. 16 cents).
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By vernonpat
I have always gone to Marco's San Gabriel...

I have always gone to Marco's San Gabriel location and have not notice decline in quality.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 34,746
Posted By vernonpat
I have a 2010 X5d with 3rd row seating and my...

I have a 2010 X5d with 3rd row seating and my father just got a 2013 X3 and I found the interior seating space of X3 to be not much different than my X5.

As each generation of X5 has grown...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By vernonpat
Quick way to find info about your car from EH Harms

I was trying to find out where my car is after dropping it off at Paris and came across this website (https://eurodelivery.ehharms.com/Edts/audi/Default.aspx).

I know the URL says Audi, but it...
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By vernonpat
I will be doing ED in March for 2 weeks. Should...

I will be doing ED in March for 2 weeks. Should I buy some Euros now (BoA's rate today is 1.3351) to hedge against Euro going back up? I am thinking about 1500 to 2000.

Any suggestions?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-10-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By vernonpat
Agreed, just order a 750i from Greg. He just...

Agreed, just order a 750i from Greg. He just emailed me at 12:20AM to let me know the car is in production...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-21-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,817
Posted By vernonpat
Hi Jon, I am not sure if I am dreaming about...

Hi Jon,

I am not sure if I am dreaming about this. but I remember there was a discussion about additional discount(?) or MF reduction(?) for current BMWFS lease expiring in December 2011 or...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-05-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By vernonpat
Thanks to all for replying! I want to report...

Thanks to all for replying!

I want to report back that it was truly painless, it took only 20 minutes for BMWFS to approve and email its decision on my brother's credit app this morning.

We are...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-04-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By vernonpat
Lease take-over and BMWFS

Has someone here gone through lease take-over with BMWFS before?

I want to know more about how it's done and how painful (or not) it is.

My brother is taking over the lease (with BMWFS) of my...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-15-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,876
Posted By vernonpat
Is there somewhere we can find the MSRP adder? I...

Is there somewhere we can find the MSRP adder? I want to confirm that it's $200 for a X5 trailer hitch.

Thanks...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-15-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By vernonpat
Dealer-installed tow hitch cost and lease calculation

I have a question about how the cost of dealer installed tow-hitch is calculated in a lease.

Should the cost be included in the MSRP for calculation of residual?

The difference is that as...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,444
Posted By vernonpat
Mine is also at BMW of Monrovia right now. ...

Mine is also at BMW of Monrovia right now. Hopefully they will come through on mine like they did for you.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,444
Posted By vernonpat
Which dealer did you go to? I am having the...

Which dealer did you go to?

I am having the exact same problem.

Dropped off the car yesterday and got a call today saying they are still working on the problem.

SA asked if the area around...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-01-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By vernonpat
Got my order in yesterday and beat a price...

Got my order in yesterday and beat a price increase I didn't know was coming.

2010 X5 Diesel
Mineral Green Metallic
Sand Beige Perforated Nevada Leather
Light Poplar wood trim
Active...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 12-31-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,505
Posted By vernonpat
Questions about driving back to SoCal from PCD

I searched but did not find discussions on driiving back home from PCD.

I am thinking about doing a PCD for an X5d in March, but would like to find out from others who have done similar trips from...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-23-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,150
Posted By vernonpat
So, am I one of the lucky early test cases to...

So, am I one of the lucky early test cases to herd them into conformity with the PK's standard of pleasant:p BMW acquisition process?:thumbup:

Now, I just have to figure where to find an X5...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,263
Posted By vernonpat
I love the active ventilated seat in my 535 and...

I love the active ventilated seat in my 535 and really miss it in the M3. I am thinking about getting the X5d and will definitely include it as an option.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-20-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,150
Posted By vernonpat
Honestly, does anyone know whether Philippe is...

Honestly, does anyone know whether Philippe is doing ok.

I have not been able to reach Philippe since 12/10. I am trying to make sure he's in the dealership before going there to check out the...
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