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Forum: Off-Topic 07-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 446
Posted By pilotman
we just replaced an old style agitator GE Profile...

we just replaced an old style agitator GE Profile (it was pretty problematic) with a supposedly highly rated (Consumer Reports) LG washer. It has a huge wash tub, no center agitator and is really...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 10,605
Posted By pilotman
I'm a consumer finance lawyer, I've been a member...

I'm a consumer finance lawyer, I've been a member of this forum for nearly 10 years, have leased many BMWs, done several EDs, etc...my first ED was in 2004.

I'm pretty familar with leasing BMWs,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 10,605
Posted By pilotman
I bought my wife a loaded Toyota Highlander, .9%...

I bought my wife a loaded Toyota Highlander, .9% interest for 60 months, it had about 62,000 miles when it was paid off. It currently has 115,000 miles on, zero rust, and only one problem for the...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-03-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By pilotman
BP says we have 53 years of oil left

http://www.autoblog.com/2014/07/03/bp-says-we-have-53-years-oil-left/




Posted Jul 3rd 2014 8:02AM



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Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 07-01-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By pilotman
I agree with you guys, but BMW has to compete and...

I agree with you guys, but BMW has to compete and they need to shift more and more production out of Germany. Nissan and Mercedes are collabarating heavily now, and BMW is the last independent...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By pilotman
as noted above, this is a few years old now, and...

as noted above, this is a few years old now, and TOTALLY FAKE, a commercial.

HHAHAHAHAAHAH
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-30-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By pilotman
BMW drivers are serial leasers who never get off...

BMW drivers are serial leasers who never get off the car payment debt treadmill

You can buy an Infiniti and put 150k miles on it with far fewer problems and less maintenance.

The BMW owners are...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,508
Posted By pilotman
of course the media is running with a photo of...

of course the media is running with a photo of him kissing his boyfriend....so that is to be expected, when you are an NFL player, openly gay and in an interracial relationship, and you engage in...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-28-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 636
Posted By pilotman
Companies Leaving California?

This morning Toyota announced it is moving its entire headquarters out of California and into Texas, including Toyota Financial Services and other divisions....relocating at least 6,000 jobs.

I...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-14-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By pilotman
Your lease most likely has a merger and...

Your lease most likely has a merger and integration clause which provides that the lease is the complete and final written agreement and there are not any other written or oral agreements.

That...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By pilotman
can't believe a guy like this only had $18k to...

can't believe a guy like this only had $18k to his name upon his death.

All that work and a brilliant career....sounds like he was just barely making ends meet.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) In big cities across...

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)

In big cities across the country, prospective home buyers are growing increasingly frustrated as rising home prices, tight inventory and stiff competition freeze them out of...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
two more articles posted today about how home...

two more articles posted today about how home prices in certain markets, including California, are surging.

You're faced with all cash buyers, paying significantly more than offering...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
Good point. I'm not sure if I would continue...

Good point.

I'm not sure if I would continue rooting for the Tigers or switch to the Dodgers...:dunno:
Forum: Off-Topic 04-01-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
thanks Dave330, this is one of the issues i'm...

thanks Dave330, this is one of the issues i'm struggling with. I have lousy winter weather, but no traffic, very little pollution, very low cost of living and very good public schools.

I agree UC...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-31-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
The avg home price in La Canada Flintridge is...

The avg home price in La Canada Flintridge is over $1mil so I guess I'm not surprised there is a price war, what difference does 11% make on a $1.5 mil house?

You have to be a baller to live...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-31-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
Beewang Your experience mirrors what I've...

Beewang

Your experience mirrors what I've been reading. I posted a few links to articles above that show in the past year values have gone up 20-40%

Lots of investors are buying as well. You...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-30-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
Yes I'm all over the map. But I'm getting my law...

Yes I'm all over the map. But I'm getting my law license in CA and I'm considering relocating to somewhere with better weather and more activities

I've never been to Nor Cal but have been to So...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
CA housing has increased 20-30% in one year, this...

CA housing has increased 20-30% in one year, this explains a lot. Of course that kind of growth is unsustainable so maybe I'll bide my time and swoop in when the bubble pops again.

Last year I...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
Ard Ard, You really feel that strongly about...

Ard

Ard, You really feel that strongly about it huh? It ain't worth it for a 39 year old married guy like me?

I really must be missing something because I earn a lot more than the stated...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
such a bizarre real estate market/economy, to...

such a bizarre real estate market/economy, to have people living in $500-800k houses with lousy furniture and driving crappy cars, when they could sell such houses and buy mansions elsewhere...or...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
the other thing that is pretty funny is that,...

the other thing that is pretty funny is that, most of the homes I'm looking at in the $500-$650k price range, whether in Northern California or Southern California (neighborhoods you guys suggested),...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
According to Redfin, a 2 bedroom 1,300 sq ft...

According to Redfin, a 2 bedroom 1,300 sq ft house is $749k :eek:

There were only two listings for properties less than $800k, rest are over $1mil.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
:rofl: I hear ya. But, realistically, there...

:rofl:

I hear ya. But, realistically, there is simply no way I'm going to pay more than, say, $600k for a house.

I simply can't afford it. I work as a lawyer and my wife works and earns...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,432
Posted By pilotman
I could downsize to a 3 bedroom, perhaps...

I could downsize to a 3 bedroom, perhaps 1,200-1,500 sq ft, not ideal, but then again real estate in Michigan is a lot cheaper than CA and I don't expect to be able to get a 2800 sq foot house. ...
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