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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By spinnaker7
With Owners Choice, the car is titled in your...

With Owners Choice, the car is titled in your name. With a lease, the car is not titled in your name.
At the end of the term with an owners choice, you can 1. Turn the car back in, just like on a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-27-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,960
Posted By spinnaker7
Does anyone know if you attend an event in say,...

Does anyone know if you attend an event in say, California... can you use the rebate to purchase a car in some other region / state, like Texas?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-27-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By spinnaker7
Great info, thanks for Sharing. One thing that I...

Great info, thanks for Sharing. One thing that I have been curious on: If you attend an Ultimate Driving Event in one state, say California...can you use the $1000 rebate if you purchase from a...
Forum: European Delivery 09-23-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By spinnaker7
I live in Dallas and went through this 3 years...

I live in Dallas and went through this 3 years ago. All the Dealers in Dallas, Houston and Austin laughed at anything other than full Euro Delivery Retail. I ended up calling Garlyn Shelton BMW in...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-06-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By spinnaker7
I'm the same position you are in. What has the...

I'm the same position you are in. What has the dealer quoted you as far as a buy back price? I have heard that you should be able to get the car for MMR.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-22-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By spinnaker7
What type of update are you referring to? I have...

What type of update are you referring to? I have an '07 w/ Navi and it is my understanding the only update I can get is a new DVD with updated Atlas. Is there some sort of Nav system update that is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,490
Posted By spinnaker7
George, Thanks for providing the link - I...

George,

Thanks for providing the link - I will be ordering one of these hammers shortly.

For someone who asked earlier - Yes, I did pull the door handle twice. This WILL NOT unlock and open...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,490
Posted By spinnaker7
I have seen this issue brought up by several...

I have seen this issue brought up by several others in older posts on this forum.
However what I have not seen is a discussion on how dangerous it is that the doors will not open if the fuse is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,490
Posted By spinnaker7
Exclamation E90 - Passengers trapped inside, door lock failure

This past weekend I had a situation where all the doors on my 335i sedan, except for the drivers side door, could not be opened from the inside or the outside. Central locking switch would not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,288
Posted By spinnaker7
Just as a follow up - Took it in to the dealer...

Just as a follow up - Took it in to the dealer and got someone else in service who was a little more knowledgeable. As one of the posters previously suggested, they do a 1 year Low Mileage Oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,194
Posted By spinnaker7
Montego Blue w/ Lemon interior would look awesome...

Montego Blue w/ Lemon interior would look awesome (Black and Light Cream color). I have Lemon in my Monaco Blue 335 and get comments on it all the time. The down side is that it needs to be cleaned...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,288
Posted By spinnaker7
Classic BMW in Plano. The guy I spoke to was...

Classic BMW in Plano. The guy I spoke to was pretty adamant that I needed to wait until the car indicated that it was time for an oil change but based on everyone's comments I will call back and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,288
Posted By spinnaker7
Question No Oil Change in over 1 1/2 years?

So I have had my '07 335 for a little over a year now. I have just over 12k miles on the car and the dash screen on engine start up indicates I have another 3 or 4 thousand miles to go before I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,817
Posted By spinnaker7
Yes - we haven't made any changes to the car. ...

Yes - we haven't made any changes to the car. Wasn't the mid-life refresh done in '07? If so that is probably when any differences were introduced.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,817
Posted By spinnaker7
It is an Auto Transmission (sig. updated!) ...

It is an Auto Transmission (sig. updated!) Unfortunately MT is not an option as my wife does not know how to drive them.

Speaking of the stereo, I have read that the Premium sound system is not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,817
Posted By spinnaker7
Pictures of our New X3

Picked up my wife's new X3 about a week ago. She was a little hesitant at first because the technology in the car is not nearly as good as the car we replaced (Acura TSX) and there are several...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By spinnaker7
My wife figured out the dial in the middle...

My wife figured out the dial in the middle thing...I'm not a big fan of it but can understand why someone would want it. However I am not familiar with any other car that has this...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-01-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By spinnaker7
I can confirm that this is still available in...

I can confirm that this is still available in Texas. Not sure about other states.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-28-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By spinnaker7
Owners Choice financing

Does anyone know what the current rates are for owners choice financing? I am in Texas and sometimes the OC can come out better than a lease.
It seems that the Lease MF and residuals are posted...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By spinnaker7
Thanks for all of your comments and feedback. ...

Thanks for all of your comments and feedback.
We had considered doing another ED (loved the one we did last year), but we just don't have as much flexibility in our schedules right now to do the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By spinnaker7
Interested in getting an X3

My wife likes the X3 and we are close to making a purchase. Does anyone have any insight on what I should expect to pay over invoice?

I was thinking that offering $800 - $1000 over invoice in...
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By spinnaker7
Great pics! Thanks for sharing

Great pics! Thanks for sharing
Forum: General BMW 03-19-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By spinnaker7
80% highway / 20% city is about right for me. ...

80% highway / 20% city is about right for me. The problem in this case is that the Prius uses gasoline and the BMW uses Diesel. As many have commented, Diesel in the US is much more expensive than...
Forum: European Delivery 02-28-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By spinnaker7
When I was there in September the Glockenspiel...

When I was there in September the Glockenspiel was under restoration and was not fully functional. Not sure if it is complete (sometimes these things take years) but maybe someone else on the forum...
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,930
Posted By spinnaker7
Yes, but you have to factor in the cost of the...

Yes, but you have to factor in the cost of the trip! The car is cheaper and this offsets some of the expense of travel to and within Europe. But with the dollar as weak as it is, does one consider...
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