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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 02:55 PM
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Posted By jjsC6
As painful as that must have been for 46 days, it...

As painful as that must have been for 46 days, it sounds like they did right by you and you now have a virtually new car. Great attitude.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By jjsC6
Depends upon driving. I'm not hung up on 7500...

Depends upon driving. I'm not hung up on 7500 miles if the car is driven enough to fully warm the car etc. But it's cheap insurance to err on the side of too often.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By jjsC6
Use anything that meets BMWs specs and change the...

Use anything that meets BMWs specs and change the oil every 7500 miles or so if you own the car, or at the service interval that comes up in the car if you are leasing. That is my recommendation....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By jjsC6
Yes. Also, I don't know if two zone cars do this...

Yes. Also, I don't know if two zone cars do this or not, but you can adjust what I call the bandwidth of the fan speed in automatic mode without making it a manual setting. I did know that for two...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By jjsC6
I'm familiar with the coding. I'm also familiar...

I'm familiar with the coding. I'm also familiar with canbus a little. If you code it for four zone the system could throw error messages if all of the components of the four zone system are not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By jjsC6
With today's cars there are many functions tied...

With today's cars there are many functions tied together through the various ECUs. While it may be possible, it's likely that the electronics would fight you to the death. The four zone system has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By jjsC6
I hated that feature because when washing the...

I hated that feature because when washing the cars I would move the car with the door open when putting tire dressing on so I could get it on all the way around. Oddly after a couple of years it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
I understand your points, but technology moves...

I understand your points, but technology moves forward. There are many new technologies in use today that did not or would not have worked 30 years ago. Think of cylinder deactivation from GM that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By jjsC6
The 550 is definitely faster, but the Audi has...

The 550 is definitely faster, but the Audi has outstanding throttle response and instant torque. I'm not saying I wouldnt like the 550/S7 power but for the driving I do (mostly Houston commuting)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By jjsC6
Not everyone saw your other thread (like me) so I...

Not everyone saw your other thread (like me) so I have no idea what you even bought. But congratulations anyway.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By jjsC6
If the M5 were in my budget I'd take a look too. ...

If the M5 were in my budget I'd take a look too. Congrats on the new car :thumbup:



Good comments. Thanks for your insight as usual. :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
Your basis for this statement would be most...

Your basis for this statement would be most interesting to hear.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By jjsC6
In response to the posts above, let me clarify. ...

In response to the posts above, let me clarify. It was not the handling that kept me from another BMW, it was the drivability. I guess because I covered that in my previous thread that I was not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By jjsC6
Turned in my 550 today, no longer BMW owner

My lease is up in about six weeks, but if I had kept it any longer it would have cost me $900 in two new rear tires. I bought an Audi A7 three months ago to replace it. If you search my started...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By jjsC6
Not true at all. At one time it was if leased...

Not true at all. At one time it was if leased for business, but that changed several years ago. I've never had to pay it on a leased car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
I have it on VERY good authority now that is not...

I have it on VERY good authority now that is not true. The dealers are actually the big winners in this ordeal.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
Your number is too high. He may have been trying...

Your number is too high. He may have been trying to make it up on the other end of the deal. He would have to sell it for 50k which is well over 60% on a three year old car. Not likely that is an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
Okay, I'll add a data point then. Six months ago...

Okay, I'll add a data point then. Six months ago I was offered $42,000 on trade for my 2012 550 with about 35,000 miles on it. That was by the General Manager of the BMW dealership who has been...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,012
Posted By jjsC6
Let's go back to the original post. If you buy...

Let's go back to the original post. If you buy out your leased car, you don't have to finance with them. If it gets you a better deal, finance with them then turn around and refinance it with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-16-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
If I at least knew what year your car...

If I at least knew what year your car is.........maybe you don't think that has anything to do with resale though......:confused:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
That means nothing to me. I've read threads for...

That means nothing to me. I've read threads for years from people bitching about being low balled by dealers on trades. And I don't see what year your car is, where you live etc. you are giving us...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
How have you established that there is a hit to...

How have you established that there is a hit to resale value? It takes a lot to cause resale value of a vehicle to tank because the reality is that most owners/buyers are not aware of these issues,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,743
Posted By jjsC6
The statement that the updated engine was to...

The statement that the updated engine was to correct known problems does not makes sense in that it added 40 hp and was an update to new technology that BMW was rolling out across various engines and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-04-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,294
Posted By jjsC6
From page one.....my what a difference a couple...

From page one.....my what a difference a couple of years makes.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 63,743
Posted By jjsC6
I'd be dumbfounded they even suggested you would...

I'd be dumbfounded they even suggested you would have to pay to replace a four month old battery.
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