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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2014, 05:31 AM
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Posted By soledoc
'07 535xi wagon on spring break in SC

This was my first year with this car (purchased in Dec. last year) and it was a dream to drive 769 miles door to door from Zionsville, IN to Isle of Palms, SC. Love this place and Charleston is a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By soledoc
garmin or BMW disc for Nav

I'm looking at getting a new garmin nuvi or getting a BMW nav disc. Any thoughts?
I like having a separate nav to move between cars and for trips (rental cars) and trips to Europe. The BMW nav disc...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-08-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By soledoc
What years (if any) did 528i sedan come in manual transmission?

So I have been shut down from ordering an F10 5 series sedan in a manual transmission to ultimately replace my '12 328i sedan which is a manual transmission. I now am forced to look at used cars in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,140
Posted By soledoc
I see the difference now. Thanks. I'll look at...

I see the difference now. Thanks. I'll look at style 130 rims. Thanks for checking.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
I thnk I'll start looking for a used 535 2011-14....

I thnk I'll start looking for a used 535 2011-14. There will be some manuals out there close to what I want.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
A low money factoir. getting out of my current...

A low money factoir. getting out of my current lease freely putting me around $750-800 tops per month for 36 months/12K miles per year and getting a car close to what I want: my car that I wanted...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
I'm not surprised. I'm not going to do the deal....

I'm not surprised. I'm not going to do the deal. Doesn't make financial sense. It is just the whole fact that this is the only way that I could get sort of what I want.

May just stick with my 3...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
I emailed davidP at Portland BMW too. ...

I emailed davidP at Portland BMW too.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
I wasn't so serious about it 2 weeks ago. Now I...

I wasn't so serious about it 2 weeks ago. Now I am but am not holding my breath.
My CA found one for me in her region. Carbon black, ivory white (yikes!) napa interior, m sport, manual, driver...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
Now I heard from the dealership that Feb 11 was...

Now I heard from the dealership that Feb 11 was the last day to order one:mad: Really? come on guys.

I figured this wasn't going to happen. I've never done swap a lease but may consider it. I've...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
Oh I stopped by the dealership so they could look...

Oh I stopped by the dealership so they could look my current car over. I told them they could even have the second set of winter tires/ wheels in addition to the stock 18" wheels, car has tinted...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
That's actually a brilliant idea. I don't mind...

That's actually a brilliant idea. I don't mind the thought of a VW...I had a Golf years ago and loved that little car and had it for over 5 years. I know my wife hates the idea of driving a VW but if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,140
Posted By soledoc
Huh! I'm just now noticing your post. Thanks for...

Huh! I'm just now noticing your post. Thanks for noticing this. I'm going to check my brochure for the E60 I have and look closely. I'm sure the dealer I bought it from did NOT realize this. That's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
Well my dealer said bring the car in and they can...

Well my dealer said bring the car in and they can appraise it to see about getting me out of the lease and if they can and will let me order I will. I wasn't really planning on this but who knows...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
I have driven it with an auto. It's nice but you...

I have driven it with an auto. It's nice but you just can't beat shifting gears manually. I don't care how great the automatic transmission is and I realize they are wonderful but I still prefer to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
Just called my dealer and she said it was still...

Just called my dealer and she said it was still possible to order the 535 in a stick. The catch is my current lease isn't up until April 2015. She's going to look into it and see what she can do.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By soledoc
I just sold (3 months ago) my '02 525i wagon for...

I just sold (3 months ago) my '02 525i wagon for an '07 530xi wagon. There were definitely benefits of the E39 wagon but I do enjoy the modern upgrades and touches and increased room in the E60...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
Well I have considered everything else but not a...

Well I have considered everything else but not a Ford or a Mazda. I'm not going to lower my standards. No Honda. Acura is a no go. I like European Sedans. My '07 535xi wagon is definitely bigger than...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
I'm going to call my local dealership at 9am...

I'm going to call my local dealership at 9am today. Unfortunately my sales guy left for the Porsche/Audi dealership across the street. I'm not feeling optimistic about this.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
There was another thread on this topic but I was...

There was another thread on this topic but I was wondering if anyone had ordered one say this past week since the website changed.

I'm so mad at BMW. I got my first one by European Delivery and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,455
Posted By soledoc
Can I till order 535 sedan with manual transmission by end of Feb?

So here's my dilemma...I have a 36 month lease on a 2012 328i sedan with a stick. I was planning on keeping it until 2015 and get a 535i sedan with a stick. Now it seems you can't order that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-14-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,157
Posted By soledoc
Good points here. I was even considering the...

Good points here. I was even considering the Maserati Ghibli but no MT. I'm not giving in to BMW's mass marketing and production of only AT F10s. Yes my current F30 MT is a fantastic car with sport...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-13-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,157
Posted By soledoc
I REALLY don't want an automatic. I want a good...

I REALLY don't want an automatic. I want a good size, european sports sedan in a stick. I have had my heart set on the 2015 535i in a stick. I've driven the 535 in automatic and it does seem like a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-13-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,157
Posted By soledoc
I was afraid of that. What other options are out...

I was afraid of that. What other options are out there? Volkswagen CC R line?
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