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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-27-2015, 04:54 PM
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Views: 454
Posted By socal28
When does BMW stop leasing previous year models?

For the present, when will BMW stop leasing out the 2014 models? Dealer left-overs and/or factory demos.
I know that they already stopped leasing the 2014 Z4's.
Is this usually a set month? ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-20-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By socal28
Feb residuals for 2014 328i 335i?

Anybody know the current residual values for 2014 328i and 335i sedan RWD non-diesel? Please post or PM me.
Thanks.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-19-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By socal28
Tot tax is the total of monthly tax and upfront...

Tot tax is the total of monthly tax and upfront tax. 34.07 x 24 + 717.14 = 1534.82
I'm assuming the upfront tax is the cap reduction of 7888.23. Are you putting that amount down?
Forum: California 02-27-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,001
Posted By socal28
These are SOLD.

These are SOLD.
Forum: California 02-21-2013, 12:53 PM
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Views: 2,001
Posted By socal28
FS: 2008 550i OEM 172 black wheels/tires set

Selling a set of wheels and tires from my previous 2008 BMW 550i. Wheels are original (OEM) BMW style 172 that came with my car. NOT REPLICAS or AFTERMARKET!
Wheels have been recently powder coated...
Forum: California 10-01-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,720
Posted By socal28
Also want to add that they don't even need to...

Also want to add that they don't even need to take off the tires. Tires are already off of my rims.
Forum: California 10-01-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,720
Posted By socal28
Powder coating wheels in South Bay/San Jose area?

Hi,
Can anyone recommend a good decently priced place to powder wheels in the South Bay/San Jose area?
I've already tried Wheel Technics but want to try somplace else.
It would be helpful if they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,910
Posted By socal28
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,189
Posted By socal28
Do you have the exact part number for future...

Do you have the exact part number for future reference?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,489
Posted By socal28
I've been going to MV but having 2nd thoughts now...

I've been going to MV but having 2nd thoughts now because of my recent issue and how they handled it. Eventually it was resolved but will see if the fix lasts.
Talk to Sam, he seems to be a good...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Got my car back today. They basically installed...

Got my car back today.
They basically installed new rotors, pads and hubs on both front sides. BMW factory regional rep mentioned that some e60's had experienced this same issue and it was the hubs...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Doesn't look like the inside of my wheels where...

Doesn't look like the inside of my wheels where it mounts has any paint or coating.
http://www.socal28.com/bmw/550i_frt_wheel.jpg
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,489
Posted By socal28
Welcome! I'll be down for a Bay Area e60 meet...

Welcome!
I'll be down for a Bay Area e60 meet as well.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Interesting conclusion. Will look into this and...

Interesting conclusion. Will look into this and check the wheels.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Well, here's the latest. The SA called me...

Well, here's the latest.
The SA called me yesterday and said that Jim Morror (BMW Factory Tech Rep) said that he's seen this issue before and it was caused by the right/passenger hub.
They are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Well, it's back at the BMW service to have the...

Well, it's back at the BMW service to have the factory tech rep Jim Morror to investigate.
I told the service advisor about looking into the bushings and he mentioned that they have already looked...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Possibility, but I drove it over 5000 miles and...

Possibility, but I drove it over 5000 miles and over 4 months after picking it up without any vibration issues.
This saga only started after dealer changed out the brakes for some light squeeking...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
It just doesn't make sense to have it related to...

It just doesn't make sense to have it related to something external to the brakes as it's perfect right after they install new rotors and pads. It's only after a 1000 miles or so where it starts to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
If is indeed the bushings, I will fight to have...

If is indeed the bushings, I will fight to have it repaired under warranty has this issue has started well before my original warranty expired.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Thanks for the input guys. Yes, it seems that...

Thanks for the input guys.
Yes, it seems that after they have replaced the rotors/pad, it is fine until ~1k to ~2k miles (1-2 months), then the vibration in the steering wheel while braking between...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
They said that they can tell of the over heating...

They said that they can tell of the over heating from the discolorization on the discs.
Brake experts, anything unusual with these?

With flash...
http://www.socal28.com/bmw/550i_disc1.jpg
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Yes, or whatever my driving style is to over heat...

Yes, or whatever my driving style is to over heat them and cause them to warp.
These are massive discs, hard to believe normal driving style or even aggresive braking can wrap these.

As an...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
How can I go about this taking it higher than the...

How can I go about this taking it higher than the dealer?
Contact info for regional BMW USA service rep? How do I find this info?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
Well, BMW of Mountain View is refusing to warrant...

Well, BMW of Mountain View is refusing to warrant my brakes and is not going to fix this issue. They said that BMW will not reimburse them for this job.
They are accusing me of over heating them...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,110
Posted By socal28
No. Nothing out of the oridinary when going to...

No. Nothing out of the oridinary when going to the car wash on any typical day.
In my driving habit, I wouldn't think that would cause any issues as people drive these cars in the rain right?
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