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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By MTech8
Not sure about the BMW accessories pedal. But the...

Not sure about the BMW accessories pedal. But the Hamann and AC Schnitzer pedals all need to be drilled and screwed/bolted on. I still have a set of original Hamann's that I want to get rid of, but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,437
Posted By MTech8
+1. Got the ventilated seats for our X5. Doesn't...

+1. Got the ventilated seats for our X5. Doesn't do much in cooling and is pretty loud when on. The perforated seats look good, but do collect dirt here and there. Takes more time to keep clean. Plus...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,204
Posted By MTech8
It really depends how you intend to drive the...

It really depends how you intend to drive the car. The 528 is a great choice as a commuter car, when you aren't planning on taking more than an extra passenger very often or if you are willing to rev...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,447
Posted By MTech8
Just an opinion and my ranking: 1....

Just an opinion and my ranking:

1. Anthracite Fineline Wood = Modern with touch of elegance
2. Aluminum = Sporty (if I were still in my 20's)
3. Dark Wood = Favorite amongst older generation...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-22-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,289
Posted By MTech8
Would also like to know what is a reasonable...

Would also like to know what is a reasonable price to pay.

For my X5, I paid $799 for 5 years. This was sold by dealer as a 3rd party "In-Tire" company; underwritten by IAS Warranty, INC. This was...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-22-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,983
Posted By MTech8
How do CA's bonuses work? What are CSI scores? ...

How do CA's bonuses work? What are CSI scores?

Just curious. We recently accomodated our CA by signing by the 15th so that he could get his bonus. Just wondering what that bonus is. We were going...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,063
Posted By MTech8
@jwrtiger. Thanks for the feedback. That is...

@jwrtiger.

Thanks for the feedback. That is exactly the info I was looking for. As long as the sill protector can be completely hidden then this is definitely the mat for me. It looks much more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,063
Posted By MTech8
Hope so. That would make this mat AWESOME. ...

Hope so. That would make this mat AWESOME.

Can't agree with you that the German's think of everythign in product design. Been disappointed quite a few times. But they do a damn good job though....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,063
Posted By MTech8
Fitted Luggage Compartment Mat vs Multifunctional Fitted Mat

I was wondering if anyone bought these and would have any real life pictures or comments to make about them.

From the pictures, the Fitted Luggage Compartment Mat looks kinda funny.

I like the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-07-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By MTech8
Thanks. lilskel. Just realized that this...

Thanks. lilskel.

Just realized that this price increase is only on the base price of some BMW's. For instance, I've been shopping for a X5 and a 535. On the X5, I do see that the base price...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-07-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By MTech8
+1 Would like to know if the October 1% increase...

+1 Would like to know if the October 1% increase is for real. Trying to decide on buying a car off the lot or ordering one. I was told that the price for ordering today is 1% more than what it shows...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-02-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By MTech8
Changes to Ordered Cars

Does anyone know how much time I'd have to make changes to an ordered car once the order is submitted? How long does it take for the car to actually go into production?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-30-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,197
Posted By MTech8
Very interesting! Does anyone have any real...

Very interesting!

Does anyone have any real world MPG for the 535GT? or 550GT too.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-30-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By MTech8
How to Calculate Finance Deal

This is the formula that I've used to calculate CASH Deals:

Invoice Price of Car + Destination + Dealer Profit + Maco (some areas only) + Training Fee (some areas only/negotiable) - any credits...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-29-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 157,631
Posted By MTech8
Thanks for the help guys! I finally got a firm...

Thanks for the help guys! I finally got a firm understanding of MSD and how to calculate them. :)
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-28-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 157,631
Posted By MTech8
Thanks. Erdoran. Yeah. I'm pretty confused. New...

Thanks. Erdoran. Yeah. I'm pretty confused. New to leasing. I tried calculating figures (hopefully got it right).

So the MSRP = 65325
Cap Cost = 59331 (purchase price) - 4100 (down) = 55231...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-28-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 157,631
Posted By MTech8
Ok. Need some help. So I was speaking to a...

Ok. Need some help.

So I was speaking to a dealer and these are the numbers that he gave me. He didn't give me the money factor (which I'll ask him for later). But something just doesn't seem...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-23-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 157,631
Posted By MTech8
Thanks SARAFIL!

Thanks SARAFIL!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-12-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 157,631
Posted By MTech8
Can someone remind me how to calculate the SD...

Can someone remind me how to calculate the SD value? Is it a set amount or is it based off a percentage of the car?

I read though this thread years ago, but wasn't leasing then. I basically...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,140
Posted By MTech8
Is there an automatic option for the folding...

Is there an automatic option for the folding mirror that come with the new F10 or is still only a manual push button option?

Our 2008 X5 has power folding mirrors, but you need to push the button...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-21-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,659
Posted By MTech8
Good point. Just think it's interesting how BMW...

Good point. Just think it's interesting how BMW price things out. Just a way to make more money, cuz they know ppl like me will still end up paying for it anyways. LOL.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,659
Posted By MTech8
Ah. Learn something new everyday. Yeah. When...

Ah. Learn something new everyday.

Yeah. When BMW first introduced the "Start/Stop" feature to replace actually inserting and cranking a key. You had two choices:
(Standard setup)- You have to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,659
Posted By MTech8
Sorry. Not that knowledgeable about the F10 yet....

Sorry. Not that knowledgeable about the F10 yet. Just starting to do my research now.

For the X5, the standard keys and the comfort access keys looked exactly the same. The only difference was the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,659
Posted By MTech8
How about the batteries for the keys? I...

How about the batteries for the keys?

I think for the X5, the comfort access keys are regular batteries while for non-comfort access keys are recharageable. Not sure for the F10, but just thought...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-31-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By MTech8
Thanks guys. I finally received the ONR and...

Thanks guys.

I finally received the ONR and got a chance to try it out. It almost feels like washing the car with simply "soft" water. Doesn't seem to do much as far as loosening up stuck on...
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