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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-18-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By lawyer540
I was going to order, but the dealership found...

I was going to order, but the dealership found 'exactly' what I wanted at another dealer that was reasonably close, so they got it from that second dealer. Where I lucked out a little was avoiding...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-18-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 22,634
Posted By lawyer540
Even if you lose the $500, you will still be...

Even if you lose the $500, you will still be happier ordering another car that has the lighting package IMO. If you give another dealer a good sob story, they may be willing to take the $500 (or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 22,634
Posted By lawyer540
I think they will accodmate you. Like others...

I think they will accodmate you. Like others said, in the end they want to keep your business. As for the lighting package, I debated this myself. My previous BMW (2002 540) had Xenons. I got the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 895
Posted By lawyer540
Interesting thread.... I just got a 2013 328 a...

Interesting thread.... I just got a 2013 328 a couple weeks ago. I had a 2002 540 that was my daily driver for last 4 years (and my first BMW). First thing I noticed was the doors on the 328 are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-10-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By lawyer540
Thank you! I have the black leather with the red...

Thank you! I have the black leather with the red stitching. Awesome color combo! Here is a quick picture I took while parked in my garage. The one below is one I took today in a parking lot in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-10-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By lawyer540
Thanks! I honestly must say my 540 was pretty...

Thanks! I honestly must say my 540 was pretty darn good at power delivery. A near bottemless pit of torque. But you paid for it at the pump. VCG leaks? Oh no, here we go again. Well, mine is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-09-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By lawyer540
I had heard this before. Good to know. And you...

I had heard this before. Good to know. And you are spot on. It feels both familar and new at the same time. We are a family of four, so I was pleased the first time I test drove it I could put my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-09-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By lawyer540
E39 540 to my new 2013 328

Hey guys,

Picked up my new 2013 328 last week. :thumbup: The weather has been bad here, so today was my first chance to give her a bath and polish. See pics. Not the best for lighting/angles,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-21-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By lawyer540
Well, they backed off and I got a deal I am happy...

Well, they backed off and I got a deal I am happy with. I should be picking the car up either this afternoon or tomorrow! Can't wait to start enjoying my new 328! It going to feel so strange...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-20-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By lawyer540
Made a call to 'someone' and got some really...

Made a call to 'someone' and got some really useful informaiton. Thanks guys! Anyway, I am going to stop by the dealer on the way home this afternoon and see what they will do. In my expereince,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,004
Posted By lawyer540
But if you look closely at what I posted... I...

But if you look closely at what I posted... I NEVER called it an M-tech. Not once. I called it an M Sport. I think it is clear that 'Sport' or 'M Sport' are basically the same. The exception among...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-16-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By lawyer540
Correct. I knew that, but played dumb and asked...

Correct. I knew that, but played dumb and asked about it. They admitted that to me as stated.



Yes yes! Just a short trip down interstate 85S. Been by it many times. But I didn't know this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-16-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By lawyer540
What is MACO? I am in Charlotte NC. Wonder what...

What is MACO? I am in Charlotte NC. Wonder what it is here?

Below are more details on the current deal. Is a 328, jet black with sport line, premium pkg, lighting pkg, heated front seats, and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-16-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By lawyer540
Thanks guys. That's what I figured. Around...

Thanks guys. That's what I figured. Around 43,000 sounds right. Not sure about the $400 to get it though.... The story behind that is I told them exactly what I wanted and I had no problems...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-16-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By lawyer540
BMW charges dealers $500 per car to advertise?

I posted this over in the 'ask a dealer' forum too..

I am currenly in heavy negotiations with a BMW dealer to lease a new 328. The dealer gave me a break down of their numbers and how they...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-16-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By lawyer540
Does BMW charge a dealer for adverting?

Should read 'advertising' in the subject line...

I am currenly in heavy negotiations with a BMW dealer to lease a new 328. The dealer gave me a break down of their numbers and how they calculated...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-13-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By lawyer540
I do not believe so. It was just pointed out to...

I do not believe so. It was just pointed out to me that 'M Sport' is not the same as a 'sport'. I think M Sport, was techincally just the 2003 540s? Anyway, I'm not the expert and I know it has...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-13-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By lawyer540
That's true.... I dropped the asking price...

That's true....

I dropped the asking price to $10,900 this morning. I hope to sell soon so I can move forward with the lease.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By lawyer540
True... I think there was a difference in 2003. ...

True... I think there was a difference in 2003. However, I think everyone (myself included) always refers to it as the 'M Sport' when simply trying to indentify the fact the car has the 'sport'...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-12-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By lawyer540
Thank you sir. That's funny... I just hope I...

Thank you sir. That's funny... I just hope I can coordinate the sell with the new lease. I do not want to have to sell it while I have a new one in the garage, or sell mine too early and have to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By lawyer540
Thanks. I am self employed, so the lease...

Thanks. I am self employed, so the lease payments would be tax deductible.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By lawyer540
You won't get a 335 with the options I want for...

You won't get a 335 with the options I want for that price with no money down.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By lawyer540
That is a 'teaser' number they use for a...

That is a 'teaser' number they use for a 'lineless' basic 328 with only the premium package option. Plus, that number is only the depreciation number, it does not include tax or interest. And the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By lawyer540
Selling my '02 540 M sport

BMW rolled out some really awesome lease deals on the new 328. I have made my final decision to sell my '02 540 M sport and lease a new 328. Im gonna miss my 540, :cry: but with the lease deals...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-11-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,207
Posted By lawyer540
This is exactly why I listed by '02 540 for sale...

This is exactly why I listed by '02 540 for sale this weekend. I want to sell it so I can go lease a new 328! Here is the link over to the classifieds.
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