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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,439
Posted By pharding
I've been driving new 5ers since 2001. My wife...

I've been driving new 5ers since 2001. My wife drives an X3. We have not had the problems that you allude to with any of them. It seems to me that you should find another car brand and move on. BMW...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,944
Posted By pharding
When I want power, I run my 550i in Sport+ mode.

When I want power, I run my 550i in Sport+ mode.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,253
Posted By pharding
spoilers are passe. They yield a boy racer look.

spoilers are passe. They yield a boy racer look.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-16-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By pharding
Client Adviser Recommendation in LA Area for 3 GT

My son is looking for a Client Adviser recommendation to order a 3 GT. He is price sensitive. Any input would be appreciated. Thank you.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,000
Posted By pharding
I never had any problems with my 2011 550i. It...

I never had any problems with my 2011 550i. It was a great car,
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,814
Posted By pharding
My 2014 550i M-Sport with the 704 M-Sport...

My 2014 550i M-Sport with the 704 M-Sport Suspension is noticeably better than the pre-LCI.
Forum: European Delivery 03-11-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,004
Posted By pharding
You should be able to get the car for 12% off of...

You should be able to get the car for 12% off of US MSRP minus incentives.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-02-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By pharding
I negotiated BMW's branded wheel and tire...

I negotiated BMW's branded wheel and tire insurance to $1200 at Elmhurst BMW last fall. I have not had good experiences with wheel and tire insurance from third parties including that which was...
Forum: European Delivery 03-01-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,097
Posted By pharding
Why the moaning about the gas? In the overall...

Why the moaning about the gas? In the overall scheme of things, concern about the level of gas in the car is petty.
Forum: European Delivery 02-22-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By pharding
The biggest downside to BMW Euro Delivery? It...

The biggest downside to BMW Euro Delivery? It such a great experience and great deal that if you do it once, you will be hooked and destined to do it again and again. Wifey and I have started...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-22-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,534
Posted By pharding
X5 RWD with no options is worth considering with...

X5 RWD with no options is worth considering with a MSRP of $55,725.
Forum: European Delivery 02-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By pharding
Unable to refuse car if major problem? That is a...

Unable to refuse car if major problem? That is a non-issue if there ever was one.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By pharding
Ethanol is bad for one's car, the environment,...

Ethanol is bad for one's car, the environment, and without robust subsidies it would be more expensive at the pump than normal gasoline. The stuff truly sucks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,260
Posted By pharding
The 2014 is clearly improved.

The 2014 is clearly improved.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-16-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By pharding
I suggest putting a small mousetrap beneath the...

I suggest putting a small mousetrap beneath the change.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By pharding
I had DHP on my 2011 550i and the 704 M sport...

I had DHP on my 2011 550i and the 704 M sport transmission on my 2014 550i M Sport. I got tired of manipulating the DHP on my 2011 550i and i did not care for the settings. I extremely happy with my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,134
Posted By pharding
I have the Aluminum Hex Trim with black leather,...

I have the Aluminum Hex Trim with black leather, black ceramic controls, and B+O audio system. It looks modern, sporty, and very cool. I haven't had scratch issues, however the dark wood on my 2011...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,629
Posted By pharding
Ceramic controls look spectacular with the...

Ceramic controls look spectacular with the Aluminum Hexagon Wood Trim.
Forum: European Delivery 02-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By pharding
Le Meridien in the city center with its fine...

Le Meridien in the city center with its fine swimming pool and great location.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,119
Posted By pharding
In all seriousness, you should test drive both....

In all seriousness, you should test drive both. It all depends on your financial situation and what is important to you. If the goal is maximum value then the the 535i is at the sweet spot. My 550i's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,119
Posted By pharding
Then only way that they will convince me not to...

Then only way that they will convince me not to get a V8 is when they pry my cold, dead hands off my BMW V8 engine. Or something like that.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By pharding
You are welcome to come to Chicago and test drive...

You are welcome to come to Chicago and test drive my F10.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By pharding
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By pharding
2014 704 M sport suspension is uber awesome.

2014 704 M sport suspension is uber awesome.
Forum: European Delivery 02-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By pharding
Olympus OM-D E-M1 is awesome for travel.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 is awesome for travel.
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