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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-07-2014, 05:04 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
That would be the residual on an $80K-$90K car,...

That would be the residual on an $80K-$90K car, when the average price of a newly leased BMW is probably more like $45-$50K.

You can also buy down the money factor quite a bit by making additional...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-07-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,059
Posted By voip-ninja
It's not likely (maybe not even possible) that...

It's not likely (maybe not even possible) that after three years and making lower monthly payments than a lease that you have any trade-in value after three years on your purchase, especially if you...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-27-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By voip-ninja
I agree that maintenance is pretty much...

I agree that maintenance is pretty much nonexistent. However a couple of legitimate things do come up;

1. If you get roof solar and you need your roof repaired or replaced, it can be expensive to...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-27-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By voip-ninja
Just noticed this and thought I would follow up. ...

Just noticed this and thought I would follow up. I've never heard of needing to replace inverters that frequently. My Fronius inverter is actually warrantied for 5 yrs so if it died in 3-5 years...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By voip-ninja
I paid flat out. Installer did a financial...

I paid flat out. Installer did a financial calculation that showed break even for the various options. Paying cash for the system was the lowest total cost of ownership followed by paying with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,059
Posted By voip-ninja
I don't use the Nav often but do find it crazy to...

I don't use the Nav often but do find it crazy to have a $40K+ car that doesn't have it. It is nice having the directions come up in the windshield HUD and the traffic view on the main console has...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-25-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By voip-ninja
For me personally the combination analog/digital...

For me personally the combination analog/digital has never been something that "works" when I wear a watch. However, that's a pretty nice example of that type.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By voip-ninja
Rolex GMT Master is a classic!

Rolex GMT Master is a classic!
Forum: Off-Topic 06-25-2014, 10:02 AM
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Views: 617
Posted By voip-ninja
To be more specific the old thread asked people...

To be more specific the old thread asked people what they wear. This is more of a pr0n (photos) thread. I have never seen a Breitling like that before, what model is it?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,059
Posted By voip-ninja
Outside forces might (will) force their hand. ...

Outside forces might (will) force their hand. Anyone who is not offering Apple Airplay (and whatever the Google equivalent is) as a feature in their cars starting in another couple of years will be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,059
Posted By voip-ninja
Actually I would argue that it's the technology...

Actually I would argue that it's the technology changes and safety changes that will keep more affluent customers leasing for a long time. When I was getting my first cars in the 80's and 90's every...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-25-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By voip-ninja
Yes, and this is a new one.

Yes, and this is a new one.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By voip-ninja
Nice timepiece!

Nice timepiece!
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By voip-ninja
I resemble that remark! :rofl: Actually I...

I resemble that remark! :rofl:

Actually I grew up at the poverty line, so I get a real kick out of seeing some of the opinions espoused by the "elite" that make up the BMW ownership collective! ...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By voip-ninja
When it comes to comedic value around here you...

When it comes to comedic value around here you totally are hoping for this;

http://assets-s3.usmagazine.com/uploads/assets/article_photos/jerry-seinfeld-jason-alexander-inline.jpg

But then you...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By voip-ninja
I always have had a soft spot for the Speed...

I always have had a soft spot for the Speed Master, but the new movement and design on the 9300 coaxial is pretty amazing.... I was actually floored that my wife got it for me since it's not exactly...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By voip-ninja
I actually looked into what it would take to cut...

I actually looked into what it would take to cut the cord and put batteries in. Not feasible with current technology, but probably totally doable when the 20 year contract I have with the utility to...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By voip-ninja
Yeah, I jumped in before the rebate from the...

Yeah, I jumped in before the rebate from the local utility hit the lowest reimbursement tiers... I actually could have saved another $2,000 or so if I'd gotten in just six months earlier.

Total...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,015
Posted By voip-ninja
Right, the component business is a higher profit...

Right, the component business is a higher profit (but probably lower volume) business to be in. However the component makers could NOT engineer those parts or do the assembly as efficiently as the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,015
Posted By voip-ninja
auto manufacturing is a low profit high risk...

auto manufacturing is a low profit high risk business no matter how you slice it. I have an MBA buddy who thinks that any business like that is insane to get into, so in his world we would all have...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By voip-ninja
Um... okay. Here in Colorado we put solar in...

Um... okay.

Here in Colorado we put solar in just shy of 3 years ago. Between local utility credit and federali tax rebate our total out of pocket cost for a 33 panel 7000 watt Kyocera system...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By voip-ninja
Cool 2014 (Wrist)Watch Porn Thread

My wife got me a pretty fantastic new one for my birthday this year. She was hinting that she was going to get me a Tag Monaco, but I hinted back that I simply love Omega watches and would love...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,059
Posted By voip-ninja
New dental practices almost always book a loss...

New dental practices almost always book a loss for at least a few years because of the massive startup costs and huge equipment purchases needed to get a start.

Fortunately her account at the time...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,059
Posted By voip-ninja
Thanks to you and others for information and...

Thanks to you and others for information and perspective on tax issues with writing off a lease for business. My wife is supposed to keep a logbook now for the miles she writes off for a vehicle we...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-23-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,059
Posted By voip-ninja
For the typical driver who drives 12,000-15,000...

For the typical driver who drives 12,000-15,000 miles per year and wants a new car every 2-3 years leasing makes a lot of sense, especially when you pick something with a really high residual (and...
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