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Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 06-20-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By LivinSD
Thanks. That is helpful. I guess what I was...

Thanks. That is helpful. I guess what I was thinking on the 150 mil round trip is you could go 80 miles to your destination, then park at a local charging station during your meeting (or 20 minutes...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 06-20-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By LivinSD
Storage Volume / Capacity

Any surfers out there?

Curious how the i3 works for holding a surfboard, no longer than 6'6". Do you need to fold both rear seats to accommodate, or can you leave one side up? Can you fit a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-14-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By LivinSD
cars without DHP do have sport+. I have M-Sport,...

cars without DHP do have sport+. I have M-Sport, no DHP but do have sport+ mode.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By LivinSD
bummer - i thought this was going to be a thread...

bummer - i thought this was going to be a thread on how to have my car make the actual noise of the millennium falcon when opening the door. that would fun!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-23-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,535
Posted By LivinSD
Can anyone confirm if the "damage insurance"...

Can anyone confirm if the "damage insurance" coverage under lease turn in will cover having non-RFT's on the car at turn in?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-12-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By LivinSD
Lease payoff works just like any loan payoff. You...

Lease payoff works just like any loan payoff. You can get payoff amount by logging into BMWFS. You bring them a check for that amount, and they send title to the new buyer.

Be careful though in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-12-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By LivinSD
easiest is just contact board sponsor Greg Poland.

easiest is just contact board sponsor Greg Poland.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-12-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By LivinSD
ok, you asked... i pay under $600 / mo with tax...

ok, you asked... i pay under $600 / mo with tax in CA. I have a 535 w m-sport and many other options (total msrp $69k). I don't have tire insurance, but I DO Have damage coverage for lease turn in. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-05-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By LivinSD
+1 on the multi-contour... very, very good...

+1 on the multi-contour... very, very good option. M Sport is a must have too, or the active suspension.

Agree with 528i actually drives pretty good. But you'll also never think, gosh, I wish I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-02-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,196
Posted By LivinSD
It's also what can make leasing a very attractive...

It's also what can make leasing a very attractive option financially, especially when shopping for a new car. What if you had bought that car instead of lease and wanted something different? You'd...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-21-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By LivinSD
My 3 year lease deal (all in - down payment,...

My 3 year lease deal (all in - down payment, total monthly payments) is less expensive that what he's being offered on a 3 year lease he outlines first, for a car that lists for $15k less.

The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-20-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By LivinSD
to OP, contact Greg @ Pacific (a board sponsor...

to OP, contact Greg @ Pacific (a board sponsor that helps makes this place available for you to post questions). Or at least contact another board sponsor. With Greg, none of the games and excellent...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-06-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,551
Posted By LivinSD
^^^well said. I actually followed Dave Ramsey's...

^^^well said. I actually followed Dave Ramsey's advice years back and got 100% out of debt and was paying cash for $35k cars that were 3 years old. The funny thing is, when I did the math, the TCO...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-06-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,551
Posted By LivinSD
For me, these would normally apply too, but I did...

For me, these would normally apply too, but I did several things:

1. Recognize that whether you lease or buy, you are paying for it in depreciation, you just don't see the direct cost in a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-13-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By LivinSD
That offer sucks compared to what I got from Greg...

That offer sucks compared to what I got from Greg @ Pacific BMW (board sponsor), by several thousand $. Just saying...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-13-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By LivinSD
contact board sponsors!

contact board sponsors!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-27-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,878
Posted By LivinSD
I love my imperial blue. Carbon Black is awesome...

I love my imperial blue. Carbon Black is awesome too (my 2nd choice). Why wouldn't someone get mSport?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-26-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By LivinSD
Looks awesome! What is 2 step paint correction?

Looks awesome! What is 2 step paint correction?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-13-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,021
Posted By LivinSD
Looks like impressive numbers all around. I...

Looks like impressive numbers all around. I wonder if they outsold Merc.

I'd also be curious to know numbers for the 7 series and especially X3. I was keeping an eye on them for 6 months last...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-11-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By LivinSD
I too love the SAT, but one things that's a...

I too love the SAT, but one things that's a slight bummer is the paddle shifters are single purpose, i.e. downshift on left, upshift on right... Someone told me that's because "that's how they do it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-09-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,774
Posted By LivinSD
I've noticed the difference compared to my last...

I've noticed the difference compared to my last 5, an e60. It's a much appreciated change. They still throw off a more than an average amount of dust, but much better than before.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-09-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,018
Posted By LivinSD
Ha ha - I love the pic, and so true on the demo. ...

Ha ha - I love the pic, and so true on the demo.

And you're still stuck with Enform - Does anyone have anything good to say about it that's used it? Seriously, to me, it's unimaginable that they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-08-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,018
Posted By LivinSD
I'm not sure that's quite true. I believe the US...

I'm not sure that's quite true. I believe the US price point and profitability of Euro vs. Japanese cars has a lot to do with currency exchange ranges and input costs (labor, materials, taxes, etc.)....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-08-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,604
Posted By LivinSD
Just to close the loop on this one... I have the...

Just to close the loop on this one... I have the car scheduled to go to my local BMW body shop. $2k of damage. I lose the car for 5 days and will get it back with 4 repainted panels.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-07-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,018
Posted By LivinSD
You know who really screwed the pooch on naming...

You know who really screwed the pooch on naming is Infiniti... Everything is QX something. It makes no sense to me anymore.

Styling, I agree the front sucks - that grille is stupid. And why is...
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