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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-01-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By The Other Tom
It depends Are you negotiating from invoice up...

It depends
Are you negotiating from invoice up ?
If so, here are several things that aren't included in invoice:
Sales tax
Tag fee
Doc fee (I know, I know, but it'll be there)
MACO fee--this is...
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By The Other Tom
Hmmmm....wonder what would happen if you bought a...

Hmmmm....wonder what would happen if you bought a 5er wagon from a German dealership, then imported it to the US. I'll bet there are companies that handle the conversions from EU to US spec.
Of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By The Other Tom
Maybe your battery cables are corroded. Try...

Maybe your battery cables are corroded. Try jiggling them on the battery posts and/or take them off and clean them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By The Other Tom
CBU thread: ...

CBU thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819426&highlight=cbu

You can search for CBU...there are many acentaldotal stories....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By The Other Tom
Thanks, but the reports I've seen say that CBU...

Thanks, but the reports I've seen say that CBU becomes a problem around 50K miles or so, right after the warranty expires. I think anyone should research the CBU issue before purchasing a diesel.
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By The Other Tom
Can you be more specific ? What accessories are...

Can you be more specific ? What accessories are you talking about ?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By The Other Tom
Are there any issues with carbon build up on the...

Are there any issues with carbon build up on the 335d ?
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-26-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By The Other Tom
What are you trying to split ? Performance...

What are you trying to split ? Performance Center experience and factory tour ? Sounds like you don't want the delivery experience anyway. You can ask if you can come back later for the factory...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-15-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By The Other Tom
It maters to me because I don't want to over pay...

It maters to me because I don't want to over pay for the car, I don't mind paying a fair price but I don't want to pay too much either. I'd be upset if I bought a car for 40K and found out later I...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-15-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By The Other Tom
Use KBB or Edmunds, etc. Sometimes called "trade...

Use KBB or Edmunds, etc. Sometimes called "trade in value"
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-14-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By The Other Tom
In my experience dealers pay less than wholesale...

In my experience dealers pay less than wholesale for their pre-owned cars. Why ? Because if they can't sell to the public, they can always wholesale it out and still make money. So I would look at...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-06-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,956
Posted By The Other Tom
Can't answer you question exactly, but all is not...

Can't answer you question exactly, but all is not lost. Your dealer can schedule a program the PCD offers called BMW 101. It's very similar to PCD except that you already have your car so you skip...
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By The Other Tom
Wow ! Very cool. Pictures in the plant are...

Wow ! Very cool. Pictures in the plant are usually prohibited, so you go a good guide...
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By The Other Tom
How did you get the video of the manufacturing...

How did you get the video of the manufacturing process ?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,620
Posted By The Other Tom
Just a guess, but sounds like you're not getting...

Just a guess, but sounds like you're not getting enough gas to keep the engine running. Trash in the fuel line ? Fuel pump issue ?
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,638
Posted By The Other Tom
Remember you're supposed to vary the revs during...

Remember you're supposed to vary the revs during break in. Driving on the interstate at a constant speed won't do that.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-21-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By The Other Tom
I use something like this ...

I use something like this
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=iphone+gps+holder

Get the beanbag base...works better than the sticky IMO

Also,...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-21-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By The Other Tom
I ditched my garmin nav a couple of years ago and...

I ditched my garmin nav a couple of years ago and use google maps on my iPhone. Works great ! Built in nav systems are out of date the minute you buy them.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By The Other Tom
Correct. Some states are like that. Don't know...

Correct. Some states are like that. Don't know about TX which is where the OP is, but he should check.
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 48,995
Posted By The Other Tom
Regarding the dealer to use, go with a board...

Regarding the dealer to use, go with a board sponsor near you. Since you didn't mention where you are, it's difficult to recommend a dealer.

Also, you can buy from any dealer and pick up your car...
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By The Other Tom
My wife and I are big fans of the Amazing Race. ...

My wife and I are big fans of the Amazing Race. We caught the episode and enjoyed it. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-01-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,640
Posted By The Other Tom
I believe you can turn it in at any BMW dealer. ...

I believe you can turn it in at any BMW dealer. There's one nearby in Greenville, SC
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-24-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By The Other Tom
Seems to me you shouldn't worry about the trade...

Seems to me you shouldn't worry about the trade in value of a leased car.....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-22-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By The Other Tom
+2 for Adrian

+2 for Adrian
Forum: European Delivery 03-18-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By The Other Tom
Additional savings for PCD depend on how much...

Additional savings for PCD depend on how much your dealer charges for prepping the car, "free" tank of gas, etc I talked my dealer way down on the "dealer fee" because I was doing PCD.
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