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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,761
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Thumper: Thanks for info on HK system. ...

Thumper: Thanks for info on HK system. Appreciate it.
Helen
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-13-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,761
Posted By HelenfromJersey
I got the HK system in my 2013 128i convertible. ...

I got the HK system in my 2013 128i convertible. So far I think my Subaru Forester sounds better.
Helen in San Diego
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-03-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Ordered car Sept. 11 and was not given written...

Ordered car Sept. 11 and was not given written statement. I kept asking for it. In fact I told salesperson I did not want "any surprises." A few days later she sent me statement, production...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Brian: This is not only "door trim". It's on...

Brian: This is not only "door trim". It's on dash, steering wheel and below dash as well. I don't know the cost of these parts. More importantly, why should I pay for a mistake a dealer made? Do...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By HelenfromJersey
I did not get a copy of all options I ordered...

I did not get a copy of all options I ordered until the car was being assembled in Germany. That put me at a disadvantage. I have many complaining emails when I finally got a window sticker,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By HelenfromJersey
I have already waited since November 2012 for...

I have already waited since November 2012 for correct trim. Why should I accept inferior applique? It is not what I ordered. Would you like that on your BMW? Does anybody seriously believe...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By HelenfromJersey
I took delivery of the car in November 2012. If...

I took delivery of the car in November 2012. If I ordered black trim and was promised it could be changed, why can't I have it? First I do not believe that factory ran out of black and substituted...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By HelenfromJersey
BMW will not replace wrong interior trim

BMW in Encinitas CA ordered my 2013 128i back in Sept. 2012 from Germany. When I got my window sticker it said white interior trim and I had ordered black. I immediately told dealer it was wrong. I...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-28-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,631
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Dealer will not want to sell you non run-flats....

Dealer will not want to sell you non run-flats. They believe in their run-flats, but many drivers don't. I'm swapping mine on the way home from dealer with a new 128i. And the Michelins will last...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-28-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,631
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Get non run-flats. Not only will cost less, but...

Get non run-flats. Not only will cost less, but ride will be better.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By HelenfromJersey
I kept sending emails to salesperson, but she...

I kept sending emails to salesperson, but she didn't answer my questions, was always telling me how busy she was. A lot was not done properly.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By HelenfromJersey
The order was wrong. By the time I got the order...

The order was wrong. By the time I got the order form in writing, it was too late. The car was in production. The guy who did the ordering then told me it was the factory that changed it from...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-02-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Order form I have says Online Ordering in upper...

Order form I have says Online Ordering in upper left corner, then says Vehicle Inquiry: Design/MSRP and further down this says 4DH Alpine White Trim where I ordered Black. Doesn't look like any...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-02-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By HelenfromJersey
To Simi Clyde: Weeks ago I asked salesperson for...

To Simi Clyde: Weeks ago I asked salesperson for something in writing so I wouldn't get any surprises. Wouldn't you know by the time she e-mails me the order with the "White trim" mistake on it, the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-01-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By HelenfromJersey
I don't believe applique over the white is the...

I don't believe applique over the white is the best kind of offer, but that's what dealer has offered me so far. I will ask for a swap of correct color. Sounds right to me. That white absolutely...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-01-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Then I'll have to start all over again, with a...

Then I'll have to start all over again, with a different dealer. Isn't there a better way to settle this? I would rather try one.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-30-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,593
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Factory changed color

I ordered Alpine White 128i convertible, taupe leatherette seats, black trim. Factory said they ran out of black and used white trim on my car. I think it's hideous. Two suggestions from dealer, one...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 37,211
Posted By HelenfromJersey
How do I find place to check on production status...

How do I find place to check on production status online? Tried the phone and they say they are closed. Prefer checking online anyhow.
128i convertible, Alpine White bound for San Diego
Forum: California 09-15-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,032
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Just ordered

I just ordered Alpine White 2013 128i convertible. Got Harman Kardon, also BMW Assist, told I had to get H-K, also got power seats and alarm. Will try to get to an event after I get the car. Also...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-20-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By HelenfromJersey
Planning to get 128i convertible

After reading a lot about jerky auatomatic transmissions or transmissions made by GM, I think I would rather have a manual transmission. Also with all the options usually on dealer inventory cars, I...
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