Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 952
Search took 2.98 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: boltjaM3s
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Amazing to me how people can come to a BMW forum...

Amazing to me how people can come to a BMW forum and think there aren't rich people here.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
No one is bragging if it is factual. Leasing...

No one is bragging if it is factual.

Leasing is more expensive than buying, so actually, they do lease.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Agree 100%. For me, I can do the great...

Agree 100%.

For me, I can do the great vacations at the best times and afford the extra $50 a month the new car requires as well.

Being happy is what it's all about. We are all very fortunate...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Exactly. BJ

Exactly.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Bingo. So imagine a car without them. That's...

Bingo. So imagine a car without them. That's the 320i stripped to the bone.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By boltjaM3s
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb279/boltjames...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb279/boltjames/4GCVS3GTVSF30.jpg

3GT vs. 4GC vs. 3 Sedan.

4GC is by far the sexiest of the three and gives dad the necessary 4 doors yet all the sport of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
A BMW is a luxury car. A cheap BMW is stripped...

A BMW is a luxury car. A cheap BMW is stripped of its luxuries.

A Honda is an economy car. An expensive Honda has been optioned above its economy.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
This gives me a headache. What I can say is...

This gives me a headache.

What I can say is this: Adjusted for inflation, my 2013 328i is only $20 more expensive than my 2010 328i and it has a boatload of additional features. Whatever BMW is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
I thought it to be a funny thing to say. I...

I thought it to be a funny thing to say. I laughed when I typed it.

Then again, compared to other cars, the F30 is quite luxurious. "Luxury" being defined as features like Head Up Display,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
A loaded $60,000 3 Series would have DHP which...

A loaded $60,000 3 Series would have DHP which provides crisper steering and a much sportier suspension.



Yes. However the 320i, which is the new low for BMW on the stripper-scale, no.


...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
My 4 cylinder makes more torque and more...

My 4 cylinder makes more torque and more horsepower than my 328i's ever did, first time I've been thrown back in the seat by a 3 Series since the E36. It has more BMWness than any other non-turbo...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
We have a winner. My wife used to be against...

We have a winner.

My wife used to be against leasing for the 1980's stigma she was raised to believe. While interviewing financial planner candidates I was asked if I leased my cars, and when I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,147
Posted By boltjaM3s
You need to get onboard the New And Improved BMW...

You need to get onboard the New And Improved BMW Out Before You're Bored Perpetual Leasing No LCI Strategy®. Goes something like this:

Year 1: Just got the new 3 Series Sedan. You're in love. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Again, this is where averaging is the proper...

Again, this is where averaging is the proper perspective and a $900 monthly payment for the first 5 years and $0 monthly payment for the last 5 years is simply a $450 monthly payment, it's a pretty...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
A 3 Series BMW is a $60,000 car full of the...

A 3 Series BMW is a $60,000 car full of the latest technology, constructed with fantastic handling, laden in sumptuous luxury.

A $340 BMW doesn't lack "options". It's been stripped of its...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
I get part of what you're trying to say, but...

I get part of what you're trying to say, but since buying and keeping is a long-term strategy it is fair to judge a buyer and keeper over a 10 year period vs. a leaser over a 10 year period and draw...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Well, you don't have to worry about that any more...

Well, you don't have to worry about that any more my friend. Leasing perpetually is more expensive and more luxurious than buying and re-selling perpetually.

Smugness goes the other way now. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Oh, for sure I am. It just hasn't come up in a...

Oh, for sure I am. It just hasn't come up in a few months.

Buying for 36 months and re-selling doesn't save much money at all, and if you have but one accident, one fender-bender, that Carfax...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Those of us who lease are happily enjoying our...

Those of us who lease are happily enjoying our brand new cars or are dreaming of the next new one right around the corner.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Happy to help. It's very simple. Just complete...

Happy to help. It's very simple. Just complete this questionnaire:


$000.00 = What you choose to afford each month towards your transportation utility.

_______ = The best car that hits that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
This is curious too. The reason we drive...

This is curious too.

The reason we drive BMW's and not Kia's is precisely because of the "experience". BMW's don't just handle better than the rest, but they are known for their technical...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
Few ways to look at this: $73,000 outlay for...

Few ways to look at this:

$73,000 outlay for the last 7 years is $869 a month. If you forget the resale value and just look at the principle, you could have been in your third new 6 Series using...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
You've got me backwards. I started with...

You've got me backwards.

I started with enthusiast cars, my first purchased car was a 1966 Ford Mustang which I lovingly scoured through junk yards to modify, cut my teeth towards a learner's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
I have no beef with those who choose to purchase...

I have no beef with those who choose to purchase a car and keep it for a decade, more power to 'em.

And maybe you're the rare exception but in the end these people do this for one reason- they're...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 104,781
Posted By boltjaM3s
+1 Brilliant post. BJ

+1

Brilliant post.

BJ
Showing results 1 to 25 of 952

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms