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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By beware_phog
I've never understood the "your car is worth %...

I've never understood the "your car is worth % less the day you drive it off the lot?". The reason you buy a car is because you are going to drive it for 3-5 years (or longer). The price as you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By beware_phog
Here is snap from the most recent rounded; their...

Here is snap from the most recent rounded; their have been numerous....join BMWCCA and go read the tech talk section....if you aren't a member you should be and tech talk is worth the annual...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By beware_phog
How about you just google Mike Miller BMW fuel...

How about you just google Mike Miller BMW fuel pumps? Roundel doesn't post all of their articles on line because it's a member thing. If you think I'm making stuff up, just say so if google is too...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By beware_phog
All you need to is read Mike Miller of Tech Talk...

All you need to is read Mike Miller of Tech Talk who writes for Roundel (BMWCCA Magazine) where he has discussed this issue many times. This is a known issue. Ethanol does not work with BMW fuel...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By beware_phog
My lease ends soon and at dealer #1, they...

My lease ends soon and at dealer #1, they wouldn't negotiate off the lease residual. And looking at the market for my car, it seems to actually be in line with what I could purchase this car. Off...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-24-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By beware_phog
So you are paying all of your tax up front? I...

So you are paying all of your tax up front? I that the law where you live? I tend to think this a good deal.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By beware_phog
Well, the way I look at is most 3 year old cars...

Well, the way I look at is most 3 year old cars are coming off leases (10/12/15). There isn't a right answer here, but for me, I have a lot more comfort with a car around 30K after 3 years vs 45-50...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-21-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By beware_phog
That's a lot of miles. My 2014 has 25K. You are...

That's a lot of miles. My 2014 has 25K. You are going to want to see all the maintenance records. I haven't had any problems with mine...but you are using up against some more preventative major...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-20-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By beware_phog
Yes, in fact, we should never buy anything...

Yes, in fact, we should never buy anything because it may require a repair. Washer, Refrigerator, House, Bike, TV....lease everything!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,931
Posted By beware_phog
Agree. Love those wheels.

Agree. Love those wheels.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-19-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By beware_phog
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-18-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,142
Posted By beware_phog
When looking at a new model lately, the adaptive...

When looking at a new model lately, the adaptive suspension AND the top down camera are two of my must haves. I use the top down all the time...never the rear. Totally saves curb rash...

But...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-17-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By beware_phog
I've had one issues (transmission leak fixed...

I've had one issues (transmission leak fixed under warranty) but nothing else through 25K. Lease is due next month, and I anticipate buying it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By beware_phog
And the residuals sure suck now

And the residuals sure suck now
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,306
Posted By beware_phog
Having to replace my tires at 17K is not a data...

Having to replace my tires at 17K is not a data point. Sorry. I'll see if I can come up with some real world examples.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-13-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,634
Posted By beware_phog
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-13-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,306
Posted By beware_phog
Wrong. Here's a real answer. If you have high...

Wrong. Here's a real answer. If you have high performance tires, they will wear faster. Period. It's the sacrifice some of us make to go with this type of tire vs a regular all-season that lasts...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-06-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By beware_phog
I am leasing my car, but you can't assume it's...

I am leasing my car, but you can't assume it's always easy to get that next new car. For example, residuals and money factor have both changed for the wrong way adding significant monthly fees if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-05-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,499
Posted By beware_phog
Which again, isn't "auto" either.

Which again, isn't "auto" either.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-05-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,897
Posted By beware_phog
Tesla is obviously among at all the buyers of...

Tesla is obviously among at all the buyers of these cars. Since nobody has driven a Tesla 3, we have no idea how sporty fun car it may be. But based upon past history, it is quite clearly a threat...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-05-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By beware_phog
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-05-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,499
Posted By beware_phog
We've beat this one to death, and I agree with...

We've beat this one to death, and I agree with those who think the current system is dumb. Old BMW, set temp and press auto (fan goes up and down automatically depending on temp). New BMW, set...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-05-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By beware_phog
On the 3 series you can get a red M-sport. That...

On the 3 series you can get a red M-sport. That option is not available on the 4.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-05-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By beware_phog
There is no reason to "avoid xDrive". Some...

There is no reason to "avoid xDrive". Some question the value, but its not like it will cause problems like when people say buy a 320 (which you will want to drive into a tree). It's not really...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-04-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By beware_phog
It's almost like I get the tires I don't really...

It's almost like I get the tires I don't really want and then buy the tires separately....put summer tires on a pair and winter or all-season on the others. The color thing bugs me. I'm sure they...
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