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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By FreqMan
Didn't compare to Truecar. If you have a number...

Didn't compare to Truecar. If you have a number from Truecar, you can always ask them to beat it
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By FreqMan
Good suggestion. Done.

Good suggestion. Done.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Today, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By FreqMan
Great buying experience at Passport BMW - DC Area

Just took delivery of my 328d yesterday.

Passport does invoice plus pricing and internet negotiation very well.

Got the deal I wanted via phone; sent my build to Passport via email and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By FreqMan
Great buying experience at Passport BMW - DC Area

Just took delivery of my 328d yesterday.

Passport does invoice plus pricing and internet negotiation very well.

Got the deal I wanted via phone; sent my build to Passport via email and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 824
Posted By FreqMan
Enkei is an OEM supplier to Japanese brands. ...

Enkei is an OEM supplier to Japanese brands. Their lower priced models are manufactured in Thailand and China. Move up the price scale and they are made in Japan. If you can spend 500 per wheel...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By FreqMan
It happens in any make. My Porsche Cayenne had ...

It happens in any make. My Porsche Cayenne had a piece of fabric trim sticking out from a seam area where two pieces of trim were joined. Dealer fixed it under warranty without question.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,580
Posted By FreqMan
Lots of thoughtful discussion here. Thanks! ...

Lots of thoughtful discussion here. Thanks!

I decided to get a set of winter tires with wheels. I want performance so all seasons will not work for me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-08-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,580
Posted By FreqMan
How cold is safe for summer tires?

My new 328d just arrived in port. It could be at the dealer by next weekend.

My dilemma - I opted for summer tires. I really don't want to install winter or all seasons this late in the winter. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,560
Posted By FreqMan
Production date provided by a dealer is based on...

Production date provided by a dealer is based on when they have an allocation. Production dates vary from one dealer to another.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-06-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,367
Posted By FreqMan
+1 form Passport BMW/Ed. My salesman is Ian...

+1 form Passport BMW/Ed. My salesman is Ian Lawyer - transparent; easy to work with.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By FreqMan
Will it find your dealership or BMWUSA in NJ? If...

Will it find your dealership or BMWUSA in NJ? If not, maybe that would get their attention.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-06-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,789
Posted By FreqMan
I am working now with Ian Lawyer at Passport BMW...

I am working now with Ian Lawyer at Passport BMW for my build. He will work invoice + pricing and is transparent. He will provide a lease scenario
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,485
Posted By FreqMan
I don't see why a service loaner would have a...

I don't see why a service loaner would have a lien indicated - it is a company car; also - was the registration event in August at about the same time as the indication of "dealer inventory?" One...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,485
Posted By FreqMan
+1. I bought a CPO Cadillac Escalade from a...

+1. I bought a CPO Cadillac Escalade from a Caddy dealer in Florida. Deal was too good to pass up - negotiated via telephone and email.

Flew down there - salesman picked me up at the airport. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,485
Posted By FreqMan
Many folks will say that loaners are a risk;...

Many folks will say that loaners are a risk; abused by those who use them.

I've bought three service loaners - 2 BMW and 1 Porsche. No problems.

This is a good deal (much bigger discount off...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,069
Posted By FreqMan
Age 54; retired military; IT Manager

Age 54; retired military; IT Manager
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,129
Posted By FreqMan
In Maryland DC suburbs Diesel can be found for...

In Maryland DC suburbs Diesel can be found for about the same as premium or maybe 20 cents more. Some areas have diesel much higher than premium; like Virginia.

I can see the heating oil logic;...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,869
Posted By FreqMan
Strange. My production slot was accelerated by 2...

Strange. My production slot was accelerated by 2 weeks (originally scheduled for the last week of January). It just finished production Friday based on the VIN decoder info on line. My dealer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,083
Posted By FreqMan
I drove a 2012 528i for 2 years. Plenty of...

I drove a 2012 528i for 2 years. Plenty of luxury. Beautiful interior and exterior design,

It handled like a boat. It will be a contrast to your 320i. Be sure you like driving the F10.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,886
Posted By FreqMan
I am leasing for the first time - loaded 328d on...

I am leasing for the first time - loaded 328d on order. I will retire in around 3 years so I am set on that length of ownership. I live in the DC area.

I have owned many cars over the last 30...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-30-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By FreqMan
How about the Variable Sport Steering? On a test...

How about the Variable Sport Steering? On a test drive I noticed better feel and response. Those of you that have used DHP for a while, is the VSS part of DHP an improvement?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By FreqMan
Nice write-up; thanks. I too had a work place...

Nice write-up; thanks. I too had a work place incentive - close in parking in a covered garage (most people are outside in the distance) for a car scoring 45 or higher on the greencars.org low...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-28-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By FreqMan
If in doubt, have the CA show you the invoice. ...

If in doubt, have the CA show you the invoice. Transparency is not much to ask if he is offering you the invoice price. I would take this kind of a deal.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-18-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,340
Posted By FreqMan
Best I've done is 51 MPG. Mostly highway miles...

Best I've done is 51 MPG. Mostly highway miles in light traffic with temps in the 60s (no air conditioning). Traveled around 60 MPH while using Eco Pro
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,176
Posted By FreqMan
Be sure to calculate fuel economy by hand. The...

Be sure to calculate fuel economy by hand. The computer is typically overly optimistic. In my case eco pro computer readings are over 10% overly optimistic. In comfort it is not much better.
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