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Forum: European Delivery 04-03-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By cha777
Penfed Payment Saver for ED

I searched for this but still cannot find a straight answer. If I buy a car using the Penfed Payment Saver (balloon payment) program and say I want to put in $10,000 as a downpayment. If I total the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-13-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,534
Posted By cha777
My mistake - perhaps not implemented but...

My mistake - perhaps not implemented but mulled-over by BMW leadership. I remember him saying this on television and at that time with no internet (or at least none as we know now) this was where the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-13-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,534
Posted By cha777
What's all the hubbub bub? The market will decide...

What's all the hubbub bub? The market will decide whether or not this is a successful move. Remember sometime in the past (I believe late 80's/early 90's) when BMW tried the "No Dicker Sticker" like...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-03-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By cha777
I had a 535xi manual and you know what I...

I had a 535xi manual and you know what I had....turbo lag! In 2nd gear there was painfully obvious turbo lag until the higher rpm's, only slightly better in the higher gears. It's fun to bang that...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-29-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By cha777
Haven't they stopped sellingleasing all the...

Haven't they stopped sellingleasing all the -28i's due to the engine recall? Moot point until they are being sold again.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-07-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By cha777
tried this?? ...

tried this??

http://www.radiocode.ivgsoft.com/
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-14-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,452
Posted By cha777
Is the Doctor in....

Is "Drax" short for Dr. Ax? Are you an orthopedic surgeon????
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-14-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,452
Posted By cha777
Is the Doctor in....

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Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,793
Posted By cha777
Any update? Thanks!

Any update? Thanks!
Forum: Off-Topic 07-16-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,230
Posted By cha777
We went from a MB GL550 to a Sienna Limited with...

We went from a MB GL550 to a Sienna Limited with AWD and haven't looked back. We can fit 7 people and a trunk full of bags and whizz around in comfort. The AWD and RFT's provide plenty of nimble road...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-10-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,452
Posted By cha777
Drax - I noticed that your income is taking a...

Drax - I noticed that your income is taking a jump from one historical level to the next after July 1....are you a physician who just completed residency? The reason I ask is that assuming that you...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-25-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By cha777
In my experience, gap insurance is pretty cheap...

In my experience, gap insurance is pretty cheap all things considered. Also, if you dump the car before you've paid it off, in some instances, you are entitled to a partial refund of the gap premium.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-18-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By cha777
Usually a $350 dispo fee which gets deducted from...

Usually a $350 dispo fee which gets deducted from your security deposit if you paid one in addition to mileage overages and damage. It is in your lease contract and something that, not surprisingly,...
Forum: General BMW Questions 03-02-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,238
Posted By cha777
The more I think about it, the point of this...

The more I think about it, the point of this whole thread is useless. We buy the cars we buy because they fit a specific requirement, not because MAYBE we'll get a gumby clock, a sketch, golf...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-01-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By cha777
Lexus and a few others will loan you a car with...

Lexus and a few others will loan you a car with service and warranty/recall appointments. BMW is different. I got the same pressure from my local dealer. I showed-up at my first service appointment...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-22-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,332
Posted By cha777
Buy, buy, buy! Lease only if you're doing 15k/yr...

Buy, buy, buy! Lease only if you're doing 15k/yr or less.
Forum: The Travel Forum 02-18-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By cha777
Heh...funny, I got multiple emails from US...

Heh...funny, I got multiple emails from US Airways Mastercard but nothing from the Citi Aadvantage.

Festers on the East Coast need to keep an eye on this because it may effect the LH CLT-MUC...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-05-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,238
Posted By cha777
Incidentally, the day after I made my initial...

Incidentally, the day after I made my initial post, I got an offer from the dealership that I bought my X3 from to go to a local American Heart Association Heart Ball. Smart of the AHA to offer...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-31-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By cha777
S5 coupe or cab? I haven't owned a 6er (yet...

S5 coupe or cab? I haven't owned a 6er (yet :grin:), the S5 cab was fun and sexy but it certainly was no BMW.
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-29-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,238
Posted By cha777
Not sure how to "stay quite." :dunno: Fair...

Not sure how to "stay quite." :dunno:

Fair use excerpt from the WSJ article:

"Beyond that, BMW and its dealers reward particularly loyal customers with invitations to golf tournaments, racing...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-28-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,238
Posted By cha777
I have a feeling that the people getting the swag...

I have a feeling that the people getting the swag are those who have been walking into the dealership and buying a car at full price. They have been repeating this every few years and I think we're...
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,294
Posted By cha777
Former Audi USA Chief Johan De Nysschen had some...

Former Audi USA Chief Johan De Nysschen had some sort of policy/philosphy to (if I may paraphrase) make sure that they customers they are capturing are customers who will have worked hard to EARN an...
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By cha777
Order now (you get to lock-in...

Order now (you get to lock-in incentives/rates/residuals for 2 months), delivery in March, assuming no disasters, car back in June. If the rates/incentives/residuals become more favorable before you...
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,294
Posted By cha777
Southeast for now, but moving to the Northeast in...

Southeast for now, but moving to the Northeast in suburban Philadelphia.

The S5 Cab was great....until I crashed it :bawling: The repaired car just didn't have the allure and moving to the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,294
Posted By cha777
So that begs the question, which Audi dealerships...

So that begs the question, which Audi dealerships (specific sales people) should one go to for an Audi ED where you can get 8-9% off MSRP and they only hold the check? I did better ordering my S5 Cab...
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