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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By dkreidel
Talk to Mission Viejo Audi, and if you've got the...

Talk to Mission Viejo Audi, and if you've got the stomach and chops you might try McKenna.
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By dkreidel
This is a good choice; I often stay here for...

This is a good choice; I often stay here for work. A couple of good restaurants and a fun bar behind the hotel, and plenty of free parking for a new ED. Very convenient to the U-bahn.

The 4-Points...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By dkreidel
IT Food looks especially good since it's fish...

IT Food looks especially good since it's fish heads and rice for me in Shenzen burbs :bawling:

Dick
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,462
Posted By dkreidel
^^^^ parallels my experiences on an E55 and RS6...

^^^^ parallels my experiences on an E55 and RS6 ED's. P cars, well...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By dkreidel
WooHoo - great looking car and nice to your...

WooHoo - great looking car and nice to your smiling faces again! Have a nice Barolo for me :thumbup:

Dick
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By dkreidel
IMPORTANT: You need to confirm NA will allow ED...

IMPORTANT: You need to confirm NA will allow ED of MY '15 on your well thought out date. Sometimes NA delays ED of new model year production a month or two (occasionally longer) beyond the start of...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,462
Posted By dkreidel
Having done BMW, Porsche, MB, Audi and VW Euro...

Having done BMW, Porsche, MB, Audi and VW Euro deliveries I can categorically state the differences in the programs wouldn't be the a factor in deciding what car to purchase for Euro Delivery.

If...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By dkreidel
This should be no problem; done it several times....

This should be no problem; done it several times. BMW will either give you contemporaneous delivery times or adjacent; your preference. The Welt will also place the cars on adjacent delivery spots to...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By dkreidel
My CFO handled the transactions but I think we...

My CFO handled the transactions but I think we either had to provide financials and/or tax returns for the first corporate lease, after that it was simply the resolution stamped with the corporate...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By dkreidel
I've been the driver on 6+ FS corporate leases...

I've been the driver on 6+ FS corporate leases and no PG was required... but corporate resolutions allowing our C corp to enter the lease was required. I was Pres/CEO
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By dkreidel
Sort of. Bypassed Rome and Naples intentionally...

Sort of. Bypassed Rome and Naples intentionally and meandered down the Amalfi Coast in a 330 vert. I definitely agree that Rome or Naples isn't a good place for a nice, new car! Anywhere North of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-27-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By dkreidel
Yes, two simple questions but the answer to this...

Yes, two simple questions but the answer to this will not be so simple. My advice is to have NA denote on images of the interior what surfaces are to be what color, what material and where the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By dkreidel
To each his own. I've driven new BMW's, new...

To each his own. I've driven new BMW's, new Porsches and new Audi's in Italy w/o incident, and will certainly drive the snot out of the Alpina B6 in Italy during the next ED. :thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-27-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,024
Posted By dkreidel
I tried this just last week on a pristine - and i...

I tried this just last week on a pristine - and i mean perfect in every way - '12 650 vert with 24,200 miles, OE take off runflats that had less than 200 miles on 'em, ...

I even tried CarMax but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By dkreidel
This only applies to MY '15 and later cars.

This only applies to MY '15 and later cars.
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By dkreidel
Way too many moving pieces that are outside of...

Way too many moving pieces that are outside of your an/or BMW's control. I think BMW quotes redelivery in 8-10 weeks for East Coast, so on a macro level you are exactly where they said you should...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 904
Posted By dkreidel
Yes, in the case of our Z4 BMW arbitrarily set...

Yes, in the case of our Z4 BMW arbitrarily set the 24 month residual in the high 70's so the contracted residual was no where near market. I've heard anecdotally of a couple of people who've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 904
Posted By dkreidel
I've done this three times, and know for 100%...

I've done this three times, and know for 100% certainty the dealer contacted FS, obtained a price, purchased the vehicle from FS WAY below my residual and then sold me (or my friend) the car below...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By dkreidel
After 36 months and 24,253 miles my 650 vert was...

After 36 months and 24,253 miles my 650 vert was returned to the dealer today :cry: I thought about buying it, but really need to convert the fleet to AWD as we are spending more and more time in...
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By dkreidel
Correct

Correct
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-21-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By dkreidel
In my small world, 4 out of 4 E70's were...

In my small world, 4 out of 4 E70's were delivered with out of spec alignment. I ALWAYS have my new BMW's aligned at 800-1,200 miles; my agreement with the Service Dept is if the alignment is within...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-20-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By dkreidel
Definitely out of alignment, a very common malady...

Definitely out of alignment, a very common malady on E70 X5's. Most X5's left the Spartanburg plant WAAAAY out of BMW's own specs :cry:
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By dkreidel
Your dealer is correct; you can't do Munich...

Your dealer is correct; you can't do Munich delivery on two cars in your name... but you can have both of your names on the contract. Think about it: if you can do 2 why not 3, or 9?

This "rule"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By dkreidel
The rear camera in my '13 X5M is Delta Sierra...

The rear camera in my '13 X5M is Delta Sierra too. However, my daughters's '14 535 has a great rear view camera, as does my '14 Dodge Ram. I'm very interested in how your improvement quest works out.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-19-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,061
Posted By dkreidel
I'm glad this worked out for you and it is indeed...

I'm glad this worked out for you and it is indeed interesting news that the ED department was so helpful in resolving the SNAFU by bypassing the dealer. :thumbup: When Marybeth Craven was running the...
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