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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-27-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,537
Posted By ShifterKart
Thanks for all the responses. Here is what the...

Thanks for all the responses. Here is what the dealer sent. MSRP was $68320.

Money factor is 0.00065, 12k mi/yr residual is 54%, but I believe we can discount the car enough to get to $960 with...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-27-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,537
Posted By ShifterKart
Fair Price For 2008 M3 Sedan

I am interested in a 2008 M3 Sedan. But what I am wondering is what is a fair deal for a 2008 year old "new car". I've read all the threads of 10K or 7K off MSRP but what is common?

The qoute I...
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 01-05-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By ShifterKart
Dealer in AZ

Anyone have a positive expierence dealing with / purchasing a car from an AZ dealer?

My lease is up on my 2006 X5 and I am looking to replace it with a E90 M3, maybe and E92? I am tired of...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-06-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,846
Posted By ShifterKart
[QUOTE=BlackJetE90;2627476]I don't get all these...

[QUOTE=BlackJetE90;2627476]I don't get all these people saying M-sport is nothing special and its a marketing ploy.

So your saying the M-sport suspension on the 550i is for marketing. It has a...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-06-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,846
Posted By ShifterKart
Working in the defense industry I am by no means...

Working in the defense industry I am by no means an expert on the auto industry but I do understand engineering and manufacturing.

In the defense industry, 4-10% of overall costs are associated...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-06-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,846
Posted By ShifterKart
I keep hearing this car is fairly loaded but what...

I keep hearing this car is fairly loaded but what are the additional costs to BMW for these standard "options" on the 135?

M Sport is nothing speacial, different shock valving, stiffer springs,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By ShifterKart
Not sure about the Phoenix area dealers but the...

Not sure about the Phoenix area dealers but the single Tucson dealer has base model Pontiacs for their loaners including roll down windows and AM/FM radios. :rolleyes: If that is the case I'd...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,929
Posted By ShifterKart
5000lb race trailer! Can't effectively tow that...

5000lb race trailer! Can't effectively tow that with a wagon.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,540
Posted By ShifterKart
I agree the E46 is a great looking classic but I...

I agree the E46 is a great looking classic but I really like the new look of the E93. Definitely a worthy successor.

But the color still makes me : puke:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,540
Posted By ShifterKart
I think it looks better than the E46 Convertible....

I think it looks better than the E46 Convertible.

Color has to go though!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,054
Posted By ShifterKart
Yup thats them. It seems hit and miss on the...

Yup thats them. It seems hit and miss on the deal you'll get their. I got a better deal in Phoenix on my 2000 M Roadster but Don Mackey was willing to deal in April when I bought a 2006 X5 4.4i.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By ShifterKart
I am partial to Tein shocks/springs but the...

I am partial to Tein shocks/springs but the availbility for BMW's are usually limited.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,054
Posted By ShifterKart
Good point, a female friend of mine is interested...

Good point, a female friend of mine is interested in an E92 and went to the only local dealer to inquire about the 335i. The dealer told her they will not be available until next May but they do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By ShifterKart
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=265...

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=26542
Forum: General BMW 08-11-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By ShifterKart
Mobil 1 meets BMW's oil requirements but Mobil...

Mobil 1 meets BMW's oil requirements but Mobil would not allow BMW to re-badge the oil as BMW synthetic. BMW then went to Castrol which was glad to create BMW's oil.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,993
Posted By ShifterKart
Yes ethanol is heavily subsidized at this point...

Yes ethanol is heavily subsidized at this point but aren't hybrids as well. In diffferent ways but both subsidized none the less. And it is true it takes twice as much ehtanol to produce the same...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,536
Posted By ShifterKart
[QUOTEExcept that ethanol won't be cheap. It's...

[QUOTEExcept that ethanol won't be cheap. It's not even clear that it will be scalable. Hybrids serve to reduce the amount of fuel (be it gasoline, diesel, or ethanol) being used. We will always need...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,536
Posted By ShifterKart
EDIT: long term costs of hybrids: everyone worrys...

EDIT: long term costs of hybrids: everyone worrys about the cost replacing the battery pack. Well, the batteries in hybrids will last much longer than normal car or cellphone batteries. The reason...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,993
Posted By ShifterKart
This is an interesting topic and will largely...

This is an interesting topic and will largely depend on what is important to each individual. I for one feel you can't have to much power when balanced with vehicle dynamics and braking. I am not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-12-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,702
Posted By ShifterKart
Different beast but I ordered a 2006 X5 4.4i w/o...

Different beast but I ordered a 2006 X5 4.4i w/o the sports package and kick myself every day for that decision. Next spring when I order an E93 335 it will definately have the sports package if not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By ShifterKart
You bastard, you got my hopes up for about 10...

You bastard, you got my hopes up for about 10 seconds. :cry:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By ShifterKart
This is really a choice of personal preference as...

This is really a choice of personal preference as each have their own merits.

I have a 2006 X5 4.4i, 2000 M Roadster, and will be placing an order for an E93 335 next spring.

I drive the X5 to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By ShifterKart
A decision has been made by my wife! We will be...

A decision has been made by my wife! We will be leasing an E93 335, probably for three years and a ED sometime next Spring.

Now this worked out better than I had ever expected. She is hoping for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By ShifterKart
[QUOTE=user1]As a BMW fanatic I don't like to...

[QUOTE=user1]As a BMW fanatic I don't like to point out when BMW isn't the best, but there is so much Ford quality bashing I think a dose of reality is needed. Most people have a bias against...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By ShifterKart
Already did that once. It would probably be...

Already did that once. It would probably be cheaper to buy the Volvo and an E93.
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