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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,513
Posted By carnuts3
Interesting discussion on the merits of BMW, MB...

Interesting discussion on the merits of BMW, MB and Audi....All I know is that I have purchased only BMW's for many years until the F10 came out. After driving the 550 I walked away disappointed -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,905
Posted By carnuts3
I empathize with your experience.....I left BMW...

I empathize with your experience.....I left BMW after driving BMW's for many years for the same reasons that you describe. They drove great but their unreliability started to wear on me. Everything...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-24-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,840
Posted By carnuts3
Just thought I'd offer my two cents whatever it's...

Just thought I'd offer my two cents whatever it's worth..... I was a solid BMW guy for years (had three 3 series and three 5 series). I loved the 5 series the best because of its size, comfort and...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-23-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,398
Posted By carnuts3
For me...don't disclose the lease rates..and..I...

For me...don't disclose the lease rates..and..I don't buy. Something to hide? I go elsewhere.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-19-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By carnuts3
Check with www.truecar.com. I believe they...

Check with www.truecar.com. I believe they publish these fees by zipcode.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-17-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,118
Posted By carnuts3
RWD might be the better choice. If the E90 can...

RWD might be the better choice. If the E90 can serve as a reference (maybe??), the RWD F30 will be less expensive, drive better and be quieter without the whining in the drivetrain. All good. Only...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-05-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By carnuts3
Just got a great deal on a 2011 328i from Wide...

Just got a great deal on a 2011 328i from Wide World BMW in Spring Valley, NY. - $1,000 better than anyone else I contacted. Check first on Truecar.com and bring the lowest price to them. Then see...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-01-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,417
Posted By carnuts3
Thanks suredeal. Got a great deal on a 2011...

Thanks suredeal. Got a great deal on a 2011 328i. With all the discounts, etc....got $5325 below MSRP.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-14-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,417
Posted By carnuts3
Loyalty Incentive? Help

I currently lease a 328 through BMWFS and am looking to buy a new 2011 328i. If I buy before years end, do I qualify for the $1000 Loyalty Incentive and/or Loyalty Reduction Program? Can someone...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 03-17-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,411
Posted By carnuts3
I had the same positive experience with...

I had the same positive experience with Morristown BMW a couple of years ago when I abruptly experienced a tire low pressure warning light on my 535i while driving through the Morristown area. I...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 03-15-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,714
Posted By carnuts3
I find your comments about Jim Salkin interesting...

I find your comments about Jim Salkin interesting to say the least. I know Jim Salkin very well. In fact, I purchased 4 vehicles from him over the years. He is a true professional and has always...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,782
Posted By carnuts3
As far as I'm concerned, a legitimate spare tire...

As far as I'm concerned, a legitimate spare tire provides convenience and security when on the road. RFT's offer distress and inconvenience in many driving situations to say nothing about the poor...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,041
Posted By carnuts3
Very defensive F10 owners on this forum.....I...

Very defensive F10 owners on this forum.....I guess it's understandable that sambb will never win his argument here. First, let me say that there is no bigger BMW fan than me. That's all I've been...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-05-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,865
Posted By carnuts3
Recently I asked a BMW competitor about a...

Recently I asked a BMW competitor about a pre-paid lease. The advantage was a 1% reduction in the MF for a total lease savings of approx 18%. When I asked if I would have GAP insurance coverage...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-01-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,041
Posted By carnuts3
For the same reasons already mentioned, sambb...

For the same reasons already mentioned, sambb will not have to go it alone. I will be joining him..... but I'll be back shopping BMW in 2013.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-22-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By carnuts3
Here we go again....everyone has their own...

Here we go again....everyone has their own opinion. I'm with Pharding. If BMW decides to produce a true sports version and fixes the hood buldge (which makes the car feel big and bulky from behind...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-28-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,254
Posted By carnuts3
I looked at this option recently but did not...

I looked at this option recently but did not pursue because I couldn't get a clear answer (not from BMWFS but from a competitor) on whether my money would be protected by gap insurance in case my car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,108
Posted By carnuts3
Pardon my ignorance, but I'd like to ask a...

Pardon my ignorance, but I'd like to ask a related question... My 328 does not have a USB port for an ipod. Is there an adaptor that I could buy that would enable an ipod to be played in my car?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,445
Posted By carnuts3
After driving six BMW's over the past 14 odd yrs,...

After driving six BMW's over the past 14 odd yrs, I can honestly say that my decision (disappointing as it was) not to buy the F10 was because it just didn't feel like a BMW. for the reasons already...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-15-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,162
Posted By carnuts3
The forum is taking apart the F10 and then...

The forum is taking apart the F10 and then putting it back together like there was no tomorrow. The F10 without argument is a fine auto. Whether you like it enough to buy it is purely personal and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By carnuts3
I empathize.... That's why I ordered an S4,...

I empathize.... That's why I ordered an S4, after almost 14 yrs of driving bimmers.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,778
Posted By carnuts3
Solstice, I coudn't have said it better - that's...

Solstice, I coudn't have said it better - that's why I went out and ordered an S4... But I'm sure that I'll be back at some point.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,494
Posted By carnuts3
Yep, for all the concerns you raise and the fact...

Yep, for all the concerns you raise and the fact that I was disappointed after multiple test drives (F10 drives too "large" for me) I went out and ordered an S4. Great car even if it is a little...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,729
Posted By carnuts3
The folks who need to purchase a car now don't...

The folks who need to purchase a car now don't have time to wait. They have to make a purchase decision based upon what they know today.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,411
Posted By carnuts3
If you're going to put down this large amount of...

If you're going to put down this large amount of money, an alternative would be to use it to prepay the lease. This way, if you total the car, you are fully protected as if you were paying monthly.
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