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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-16-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,437
Posted By cBeam
Thanks a lot for the data point. A straight...

Thanks a lot for the data point. A straight $7,000 off makes a better deal for lower priced cars (i.e. basic 5218i) and less so for higher priced cars (loaded 550i).

A side question: Someone in...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-14-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,437
Posted By cBeam
The first one is on BMW Mountain View's website,...

The first one is on BMW Mountain View's website, the second one Penske in San Mateo. Some other dealers post similar deals on their websites for specific cars.

As someone else mentioned it looks...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-13-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,437
Posted By cBeam
Thank you, got it, and I am sure there are market...

Thank you, got it, and I am sure there are market differences between East and West Coast.

Like you I would hope that people post concrete numbers about their deals, as the F10 will be phased out...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-13-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,437
Posted By cBeam
Hmm, going from your first post where you stated:...

Hmm, going from your first post where you stated:

535xi
MSRP $65,875
Selling Price 60,263

Therefore you are offered 8.5% off MRSP.

The web deals I posted are 11.5% off MRSP, 3 percentage...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-13-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,437
Posted By cBeam
Some Bay Area dealers show deals on their web...

Some Bay Area dealers show deals on their web site, i.e.:

535i MRSP $67,970 / Sale Price $59,950 (11.9% off MRSP)
528i MRSP $56,970 / Sale Price $49,995 (11.9% off MRSP)


I haven't...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-15-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 116,068
Posted By cBeam
Ninong, I get your point about the low risk...

Ninong,
I get your point about the low risk getting injured by a faulty airbag. However I do not find your repeated arguments helpful ("Stay away from bikes, don't cross the streets", otherwise you...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-13-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 116,068
Posted By cBeam
I am still learning about this issue, but as I...

I am still learning about this issue, but as I mentioned earlier I do not see a good outcome for me as owner of a probably affected car knowing what I know as of now.
Searching the web I was trying...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-13-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 116,068
Posted By cBeam
I own (free and clear) a 2011 335d, which is...

I own (free and clear) a 2011 335d, which is among the cars listed as affected by the latest recall. I buy BMWs because they are very safe cars, the potential airbag malfunction bothers me so I start...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 346,957
Posted By cBeam
2011 335d

Looking to update maps for 2011 335d - can you please send instructions?
Many thanks!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-23-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 48,144
Posted By cBeam
So, Volkswagen recalled their Diesels in...

So, Volkswagen recalled their Diesels in California end of 2014 / early 2015 and could not fix the emission problem. And Winterkorn (Ex-CEO) states that he did not know about the cheating ?????

Me...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-22-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 48,144
Posted By cBeam
Regarding the rumor you write about, this seems a...

Regarding the rumor you write about, this seems a little far fetched.

However your troubles to trade in your Diesel, this is very concerning. Is there any proof that this is a corporate action, or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-20-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,282
Posted By cBeam
Looks like BMW is selling a lot of F10s! To...

Looks like BMW is selling a lot of F10s!

To the OP: If you go for the F10, you should also consider to do a European Delivery (ED). You would be able to combine getting a great car, driving it on...
Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By cBeam
This is correct, as noted in my original post I...

This is correct, as noted in my original post I did not receive an email-update from BMW ED on August 9 or later.

Jonathan, do you have an update from your BMW sources if >30 days at port are...
Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By cBeam
I guess I am missing something here, who is...

I guess I am missing something here, who is waiting for what "reponse"? Did I make a typo in my post above?

Care to clarify?
Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By cBeam
335d Over One Month On Vacation In So Cal Port

As Beewang closed the other thread where I was posting, here is an update on the redelivery time line for my wife's car:


June 1 - Drop off in Munich
July 7 - Car arrived at Port Huemene
July...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,655
Posted By cBeam
Please specify the "current level of service"....

Please specify the "current level of service". Thanks.
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,655
Posted By cBeam
I disagree with this notion. BMW offers the...

I disagree with this notion.

BMW offers the ED program, it states that you pick up a car in Munich, drop it off within a certain period of time at certain locations in Europe, and pick up the car...
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,655
Posted By cBeam
Yes, you are right, the email is promised for...

Yes, you are right, the email is promised for Monday, August 9th. I did not even look into redelivery schedule until end of July.
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,655
Posted By cBeam
Drop off: June 1st 2010 (or was it June 2nd? I...

Drop off: June 1st 2010 (or was it June 2nd? I was not there).
Port: July 7th 2010.
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,871
Posted By cBeam
This reminds me on Customer Dis-Service numbers:...

This reminds me on Customer Dis-Service numbers: "Your call is important to us. Please wait for the next available line ...". And of course you wait, and wait, and wait, until you are thrown out and...
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,655
Posted By cBeam
I found this thread and what I read makes me very...

I found this thread and what I read makes me very unhappy.

My wife dropped off the 335d in Munich June 1st, and the car arrived at the port near Oxnard 7/7.

I usually do not sweat about a few...
Forum: European Delivery 05-13-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By cBeam
You made the right decision, you will see the...

You made the right decision, you will see the Diesel drives fantastic! I talked to my wife earlier on the phone, the Diesel consumption driving from Munich to Villach/Austria was 6.8l / 100km, this...
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By cBeam
I guess almost every dealer would be interested...

I guess almost every dealer would be interested to do business with you. What would be a competitive deal for you (xyz$ over invoice)?

And as always, stick with someone who has first hand...
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By cBeam
You are right, I did not go to Europe this time....

You are right, I did not go to Europe this time. We have kids in school, so someone needs to stay here ...
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By cBeam
My Wife Picked Up The 335d

After the first SFO - MUC flight was canceled (Munich Airport closed due to volcanic ash), and the second flight was delayed (which made her miss the connection between FRA and MUC), my wife finally...
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