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Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 05-23-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By Kamdog
"Incentives" are, pardon my french, bull merde. ...

"Incentives" are, pardon my french, bull merde. Look around, make an offer that is what you reasonably think you should pay, and take it from there. Look at truecar, and go down from there.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,081
Posted By Kamdog
Get gas buddy, and fill up at the cheaper top...

Get gas buddy, and fill up at the cheaper top tier stations. You can often save 20-30 a gallon by knowing where the cheaper stations are. I have a Sinclair station that costs $2.79 for premium,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-13-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,385
Posted By Kamdog
I use google maps for pure routing when I am not...

I use google maps for pure routing when I am not on the lookout for cops. I use waze when I know I will be on a road with a lot of people moving fast. For example, navigating through the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,385
Posted By Kamdog
WAZE, and to a different extent, Google maps, is...

WAZE, and to a different extent, Google maps, is crowdsourced. There is no way some RTTI can keep up with that.

I am seriously waiting for WAZE to be admitted to Android Auto (beta is about to...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-07-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Kamdog
Why don't ducks fly upside down? Because...

Why don't ducks fly upside down?

Because they would quack up. :eeps:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-07-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By Kamdog
IMO, you need to get a prepurchase inspection...

IMO, you need to get a prepurchase inspection (PPI) by an independent BMW-experienced mechanic, whether the car is CPO or not.

Having said that, assuming both cars pass with flying colors, I would...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-06-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By Kamdog
There is risk in leasing, and there is risk in...

There is risk in leasing, and there is risk in buying. Inability to get a great deal lease after lease is one of those risks. If you have to take a hit on this lease, you still might get a steal on...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-05-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 636
Posted By Kamdog
I am somewhat offended that Mexican pay rates of...

I am somewhat offended that Mexican pay rates of 5.xx an hour is considered slave wages by a German company. You want to know what real slave wages were for German companies in the past? I don't...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By Kamdog
I got the letter today. I have not had repairs...

I got the letter today. I have not had repairs done, but I looked at the website and put it on my calendar for early August, since I will be in Scotland on the due date.

I will ask my indy where...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-02-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Kamdog
I think you are comparing apples to oranges. ...

I think you are comparing apples to oranges. Don't compare online prices if your mechanic doesn't buy online. If you use genuine BMW parts, compare to parts from a dealer. The dealers retail price...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-01-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,969
Posted By Kamdog
You do mean BMW, I hope. A BM is something...

You do mean BMW, I hope. A BM is something completely different. :eeps:
Forum: The Travel Forum 05-01-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 27,520
Posted By Kamdog
I did that cruise two years ago. I suggest...

I did that cruise two years ago. I suggest adding days at both ends if you can. If you like classical music, there are good evenings to be had in Budapest and Vienna.

We are off to Iceland in...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-30-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,849
Posted By Kamdog
I don't think they really take that big a hit. ...

I don't think they really take that big a hit. They get the capital back down to the residual, then they get the capital back from the resale price, and I bet that gap is well covered by the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 04-30-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Kamdog
If it was me, I would drive both paying all...

If it was me, I would drive both paying all attention to the way each drives, and get the one that drives the best.

Forget about cameras, nav, or other add-on goodies. You want a BMW to drive it....
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-30-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,849
Posted By Kamdog
BMW finance makes out like a bandit on a lease,...

BMW finance makes out like a bandit on a lease, and a resold car with financing.

First, as part of the lease, they get interest on the entire capital cost of the car. Then, three years later when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,969
Posted By Kamdog
The TLX with SH-AWD actually performs very well. ...

The TLX with SH-AWD actually performs very well. The reason Acura has lost so many sales is that that is the only configuration worth anything, and the price it commands, ~$40K, gets you in a car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-29-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,969
Posted By Kamdog
Sorry, no. My wife has a current Honda...

Sorry, no.

My wife has a current Honda Accord. It is very good for what it is. But driving dynamics? It has none.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 04-29-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,148
Posted By Kamdog
I was impressed with the CT6 at the auto show,...

I was impressed with the CT6 at the auto show, and could see my Uncle Allie whacking around the East Side in it. The Lincoln, no, not so much. It just didn't do it for me at all.

If I was forced...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By Kamdog
Are your headlights on? The headlights need to...

Are your headlights on? The headlights need to be on for the fogs to go on. Not the brights, not the angel eyes, the regular headlights.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-29-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,969
Posted By Kamdog
If AP's older gen relatives, and my father too,...

If AP's older gen relatives, and my father too, can keep their Buick Behemoth models running for a real long time, and Moe Cohen kept his MB running for over 20 years, why couldn't any of us here...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-28-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,969
Posted By Kamdog
:rofl::rofl::rofl: :eek:

:rofl::rofl::rofl: :eek:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-28-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,969
Posted By Kamdog
Motocross, autocross, I dunno. We went to the...

Motocross, autocross, I dunno. We went to the parking lot at Giant's Stadium (or whatever corporation paid to put their name on it) and zoomed around the cones as fast as we could and smoked as many...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-28-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,969
Posted By Kamdog
I have a 2008 535i, and here is my dilemma: ...

I have a 2008 535i, and here is my dilemma:

It still drives as well as it did when new. It does exactly what it did when new. I take care of it exceptionally well, it gets new oil and filters at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-27-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
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Views: 636
Posted By Kamdog
Don't over-think this.. pull into a Top Tier gas...

Don't over-think this.. pull into a Top Tier gas station, and get whatever premium they have, be it 91 or 93. You will be fine, and will be able to focus on other things, like World Peace, or...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-25-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Kamdog
Too small to read, sorry. I have been...

Too small to read, sorry.

I have been invited to, and attended, a BMW autocross with 5 series event, But it wasn't "exclusive". After all, I was invited. And most of the other people in my...
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