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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By timsev
Calm down there cowboy. There is always a simple...

Calm down there cowboy. There is always a simple solution that doesn't need threats.



No, it is OP's problem because the Ford account is in his name. OP is right to be upset. The dealer...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-15-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,175
Posted By timsev
Oh I totally agree, not all dealers are created...

Oh I totally agree, not all dealers are created equally.

Develop a relationship with someone and things are generally easier and more pleasureable for both parties.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-15-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By timsev
For any profit, not just extra. Base money...

For any profit, not just extra. Base money factor nets the dealer $0. Every dealer will mark it up to start to try and make something on the deal.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By timsev
Lol that's not subprime. Someone with 400-500...

Lol that's not subprime. Someone with 400-500 with 35% interest is subprime. BMW actually has some of the lowest rates for people with bad credit on new cars and supported CPO cars.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-15-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By timsev
Sometimes finance and accounting departments have...

Sometimes finance and accounting departments have delays in making payments, but in your case the time is excessive. Payoffs need to be made within 10 days of the trade in so either something got...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,175
Posted By timsev
This. You can get great service from any...

This.

You can get great service from any dealer with no issues as long as your expectations are in line. I've seen more than once where the sh** has hit the fan and a customer wants a non-selling...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-02-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By timsev
Why don't you just ask your CA? Any decent...

Why don't you just ask your CA? Any decent dealer will just tell you.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-02-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By timsev
Yeah, he seems like a stand up guy since he is...

Yeah, he seems like a stand up guy since he is willing to break the rules and sell to people on the board and not become a sponsor or approved CA.......
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-20-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By timsev
Technicians are required to do a road test any...

Technicians are required to do a road test any time they service your vehicle. Even if it's the most minute thing. If they didn't and you picked up your car with a small problem (ie tire light,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By timsev
That's not going to get you very far. To get the...

That's not going to get you very far. To get the internet specials on here, you need to be ready to buy NOW, and know exactly what you want. Then, YOU have to contact the client advisor of your...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-05-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,349
Posted By timsev
That's not a good update. Call BMW customer...

That's not a good update.

Call BMW customer service again and ask to speak with a supervisor or someone in charge. Clearly explain to them that if BMWNA expects you to buy another car, in...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-05-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By timsev
Actually, the eastern VPC has been having HUGE...

Actually, the eastern VPC has been having HUGE delays. We've had several cars go missing and have been held up for weeks with no answers from shipping, transport, or our regional reps. The dealer...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-02-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By timsev
No they don't. Some older models and a few...

No they don't. Some older models and a few current models, even if equipped with the Dakota leather option will have leatherette door panel inserts. Next time you're around an X1, take a look at...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By timsev
I believe the 2 series, X1, and X6 still use...

I believe the 2 series, X1, and X6 still use sensatec (leatherette) on the door panels but all the other cars now use dakota or better.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-02-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By timsev
Good deal, pull the trigger.

Good deal, pull the trigger.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By timsev
You should really ask your dealer this stuff. ...

You should really ask your dealer this stuff. They should be more than willing to answer these questions. However,

If the X1 is in stock and is a 2014, the dealer is desperately trying to unload...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By timsev
That's a pretty hefty assumption. Flex can...

That's a pretty hefty assumption.

Flex can be advantageous in some situations. It's just new for the i3/i8 so I doubt anyone has gotten a quote for it.

OP, post your quote and someone here...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-30-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By timsev
Step 1. Get your payoff through BMWFS ...

Step 1. Get your payoff through BMWFS
2. Go to Carmax and get appraisal
3. Payoff difference if there is one, or collect profit if there is any.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-29-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By timsev
The port installed accessories have an invoice...

The port installed accessories have an invoice and MSRP just like any other option on your car. Just because you went to TrueCar doesn't mean you can't negotiate more. TrueCar pricing is based off...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-29-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,349
Posted By timsev
Tough situation. The dealers you contacted could...

Tough situation. The dealers you contacted could have been much more helpful, but it wasn't totally their fault they didn't have your exact tire in stock. I would suggest calling BMW customer...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-28-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,350
Posted By timsev
Those websites are almost never correct. Just...

Those websites are almost never correct. Just ask the dealer and they should disclose invoice price in person if they are honest.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-05-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By timsev
there is no conquest money right now through...

there is no conquest money right now through BMWNA, they are playing games.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By timsev
Carmax appraised value -payoff from BMWFS ...

Carmax appraised value
-payoff from BMWFS
=Profit?

If there isn't profit after taxes, return car to BMW. Simple.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-29-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By timsev
Need more information. How much are your excess...

Need more information. How much are your excess mileage charges? Any damage or fees for lease turn in you aren't telling us? Progressive plus adds .00060 to the lease rate, so they are giving it...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-24-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By timsev
You're going about this completely wrong. You...

You're going about this completely wrong. You are looking at this car as a demo. With 22k miles, it's a used car and invoices shouldn't even enter your mind.

Look at comparable models for sale...
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