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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-21-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,719
Posted By J.J.
As an owner of a 2016 535D, I can confirm that a...

As an owner of a 2016 535D, I can confirm that a slight delay is felt when accelerating from a dead stop. This delay occurs irrespective of transmission mode, auto hold or ACC activation. I've...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-07-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By J.J.
I suppose this would work on a 16' 535d?

I suppose this would work on a 16' 535d?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-14-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By J.J.
My numbers are in agreement.

My numbers are in agreement.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-25-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By J.J.
Tire question. Lease related.

It seems BMW is pretty particular concerning tread depth upon lease return. What is the magic number of miles put on a set of OEM tires that would be acceptable at lease return. I realize this will...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-23-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,929
Posted By J.J.
How does one go about this? I would like to have...

How does one go about this? I would like to have some of the coding features installed. Is this something that has to be done in person?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-23-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By J.J.
I was initially drawn to the BMW 5 series by the...

I was initially drawn to the BMW 5 series by the E60. I was never able to afford one at the time. Every time I hear someone speak of the E60 the way you do, it makes me want to hunt one down.

I'm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-14-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By J.J.
I used one on a previous car for 8 years without...

I used one on a previous car for 8 years without problem or complaint. Worked as advertised. I don't change my own oil anymore so...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-05-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By J.J.
Can the JBD be used on the 535D as well? No...

Can the JBD be used on the 535D as well? No mention of this on the site.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-30-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By J.J.
I have to agree. I've been a 535d owner for a...

I have to agree. I've been a 535d owner for a little over 1 month and 1200 miles. I couldn't be more impressed. I do 70/30 highway / city and routinely get 600 miles to the tank. The d has plenty of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-29-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By J.J.
I have only 290 miles in my US spec D and, while...

I have only 290 miles in my US spec D and, while more power is always welcome, I'm not sure how I would use it in daily driving. The US D is quite capable. The torque is so splendidly delivered that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-28-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By J.J.
Nice Christmas Present... 535D

I've joined the ranks of the 5 and D community. I had a great experience with BMW of Gainesville. They even made me a short video at delivery

https://youtu.be/XJF4lYZoHIM


I searched for a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-27-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By J.J.
Definitely feel a difference in steering on my...

Definitely feel a difference in steering on my 535D as well. No doubt about it.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-18-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By J.J.
Does that imply there is an additional SD for...

Does that imply there is an additional SD for first time lease.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-17-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By J.J.
I offered to write a company check for $2K dealer...

I offered to write a company check for $2K dealer profit as long as he agreed to:
1. Lease the car to me at cost
2. Wrote a check from the dealership for $1k to the charity of my choice.

They...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-16-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By J.J.
The FL deal I'm negotiating has a doc fee of...

The FL deal I'm negotiating has a doc fee of $799. And they want to withhold $1k of the $2K rebate.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-15-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,368
Posted By J.J.
Where did you find build at cash at $2000 and...

Where did you find build at cash at $2000 and happy holidays at $1000. I thought is was $1000 each for a total of $2000, not $3000. (NEVERMIND: i see u are looking at 2015 models)

Also, you are...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-12-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By J.J.
Great information guys. Much appreciated. In...

Great information guys. Much appreciated.

In both his offer and counteroffer, the MF is listed at 0.00082.

Thus far, the dealer only knows I'm interested. I've done nothing but communicate by...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-12-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By J.J.
I made a mistake in my personal calculation...

I made a mistake in my personal calculation above. I'm calculating ~ $830 / month.

The MF before the MSD was listed at the buy rate of 0.00131 and was reduced to 0.00082 after the MSD application....
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-12-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By J.J.
535D lease review

If some of the professional lease members would review the offers made by my local BMW dealership, it would be much appreciated.

535D @ 36 months, 10K mi

MSRP: $74,870

Invoice based on...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-05-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,059
Posted By J.J.
I would consider a 340d and would definitely buy...

I would consider a 340d and would definitely buy a 440d GC or 550d if offered in the states.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-07-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By J.J.
HOw do you like the diesel. Wanting one myself

HOw do you like the diesel. Wanting one myself
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-06-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By J.J.
Yes, I forgot to mention that. That is...

Yes, I forgot to mention that.



That is a decent residual. I did not realize they were so high.



I agree. I am waiting for November and might just grab a 535d... unless I find a fantastic...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-06-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By J.J.
By the calculation on the BMW website, the 535...

By the calculation on the BMW website, the 535 looks like it leases with a 63% residual. The 535d, 62%
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-02-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,434
Posted By J.J.
If the sensor in fact does the calculation, I...

If the sensor in fact does the calculation, I think I would let it go. Drive it like you stole it.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-11-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By J.J.
I would definitely be all over a 435d GC and...

I would definitely be all over a 435d GC and would very much consider a 550D.




Like I said, the US market is definitely behind in the diesel department. I stand by my assertion that the...
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