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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 04:04 PM
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Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Residual for x3 and x5

Guys. I am contemplating a 2014 or 2015 x3 3.5 or x5 3.5. Can you give me the residual for 36/15? I know base rate is .00130. I want to figure out if it makes sense for me before I start bugging the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Ditto. This is why I use a BMW dealer's...

Ditto. This is why I use a BMW dealer's certified repair shop that is in-house. I once had a friend who turned in a leased BMW that was repaired at a BMW dealer and the lease end inspector made a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,065
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Buyers remorse

I can give some input here since I used to own a F10 and ended up with the E92 M3. First of all, if fuel economy is a concern the OP needs to accept the realization that all v8 engines drink gas and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-12-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
You can get dynamic handling with m sport. The...

You can get dynamic handling with m sport. The online configurator has been wrong for the past few weeks for the 3.5. The 5.0 configurator is correct and let's you bundle m sport with DHP.


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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-12-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Carbon black is a very deep blue that looks blue...

Carbon black is a very deep blue that looks blue under light and up close while looking black from a distance. Black sapphire is a black with a dark grey hue and looks black up close and from a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-12-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,320
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Are you buying or leasing? If you plan to buy...

Are you buying or leasing? If you plan to buy and hold then I would suggest that you get the 320 or the 328. The new clean diesels have a lot of expensive and problematic parts that tend to fail...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-12-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Full term mileage allotment, but it is up to your...

Full term mileage allotment, but it is up to your dealer to decide if they want to do the pull ahead. The dealer has the right not to do it if the number BMWFS gives them doesn't make sense for them...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (Coming spring 2014) 04-05-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Of course. My interest is based on the assumption...

Of course. My interest is based on the assumption that the car lives up to its hype in the looks and performance department.


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Forum: Off-Topic 04-04-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11,365
Views: 330,755
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Yes. Unfortunately, it is that bad. Making your...

Yes. Unfortunately, it is that bad. Making your way up the beltway onto 95 North from Potomac is just torture. It does not matter much if you take the inner loop or the outer loop, the traffic is...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (Coming spring 2014) 04-04-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
That is not bad given the car. It is only 3...

That is not bad given the car. It is only 3 months and another 2 months for the car to arrive stateside for delivery. You would probably be in the car by Labor Day. That is quite reasonable to me...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-04-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11,365
Views: 330,755
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
From Potomac, Maryland!!! It is not a nightmare....

From Potomac, Maryland!!! It is not a nightmare. It is like undergoing a waterboarding ritual. One must have lived in the D.C. Metro area to be able to appreciate the gravity of that commute.

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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-02-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Thanks for the feedback. Sent from...

Thanks for the feedback.


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Forum: Off-Topic 04-01-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
If you are like me you will wait. I want to move,...

If you are like me you will wait. I want to move, but have decided to wait for the time being. I want to see how the economy settles once rates start creeping up and the fed ends QE.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Ouch!! Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Ouch!!


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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-31-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
13 M3 replacement tires

Gary. I am contemplating Bridgestone Potenza S04 and Michelin Supersports. On paper they are close in specs, but the S04 is considerably less money and they are reportedly quieter as they wear down....
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (Coming spring 2014) 03-31-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Yep, yep and yep. Agree 100 percent. ...

Yep, yep and yep. Agree 100 percent.


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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (Coming spring 2014) 03-31-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Looks like nice build. I would get black interior...

Looks like nice build. I would get black interior since it holds up better. I also think silver wheels will look better with blue, but this is all subjective. I think black wheels go best with white...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
What difference does it make? The x5m drinks gas...

What difference does it make? The x5m drinks gas like it is going out of style. Can't get much worse than 11 mpg city.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,457
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Are You Looking Forward to an F30

Not worth it to buy a car with almost 90k miles on it. With my driving habits, leasing a new car every 2-3 years is the best way to drive a car in this price range.


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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-27-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Track Your BMW doesn't show 20" tires?

How long ago did you place the order? Is everything else correct (you mentioned options...are colors correct too)? If the rest of build is accurate I would call the salesman pronto as it is likely...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 03-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
There are a few guys on m3post with well over...

There are a few guys on m3post with well over 100k.


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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 03-27-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Oh please. I am at 25k in 10 months. I scare my...

Oh please. I am at 25k in 10 months. I scare my SA.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,457
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Ditto. My problem is I put 28k miles a year on...

Ditto. My problem is I put 28k miles a year on the m3. I can't keep it past the 3 year lease. For me I have to get the F30 (or the Audi RS5). The problem with the Audi is that they lease poorly so I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,457
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
Sorry. I am not looking forward to it. I have...

Sorry. I am not looking forward to it. I have driven a few F30's and I am in the camp that thinks the E90 chassis is the best 3 series so far.
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Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,024
Posted By Alpine300ZHP
You hit the nail on the head. I see the same...

You hit the nail on the head. I see the same thing home shopping in Palm Beach County. If one has to be house poor to own a nice house it hardly seems worth it.


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