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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-24-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,626
Posted By carman26
What's the news?

What's the news?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-07-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By carman26
I took my daughter with me and she sat in the...

I took my daughter with me and she sat in the passenger seat on the test drive--they were great to her--even gave her the token BMW gifts too!


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-06-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,160
Posted By carman26
Should gave read 'off' instead 'of' Sent...

Should gave read 'off' instead 'of'


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,160
Posted By carman26
Consider max MSDs as well to reduce MF If...

Consider max MSDs as well to reduce MF

If they want to raise MF from base to pay finance mgr, see if they will take equivalent of selling price as add cap reduction


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-02-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,160
Posted By carman26
Is the buildout cash available for non-diesels...

Is the buildout cash available for non-diesels and diesels get the Eco only?--$1000 incentive total vs $2000 in July? Is that what you are saying?


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By carman26
Thanks! Awesome! Sent from BimmerApp...

Thanks! Awesome!


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-22-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By carman26
That's exactly the kind of thought I was looking...

That's exactly the kind of thought I was looking for! Thanks! Want to make sure the dealer is making a profit with my offer but at the same time not overpay.


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-22-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By carman26
Right! Forgot to mention the $400 MACO--what...

Right! Forgot to mention the $400 MACO--what about the $180 training--total of $580?

Maybe with both of those. $1000 over the Edmunds invoice + MACO and training is too much.

Thoughts?

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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By carman26
2014 328d xdrive wagon - Pricing Negotiation

is it reasonable to take Edmund's posted invoice pricing on base + options and negotiate this invoice price + $1000 for dealer profit less all available incentives ($1000 build out cash, $1000...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,850
Posted By carman26
I'm assuming you can combine all available...

I'm assuming you can combine all available incentives with the 6-month pull-ahead, corrrect (e.g. Un4gettable Test Drive $1000, etc.)?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-03-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,330
Posted By carman26
I did exactly that! Turned my 2008 M3 cv in...

I did exactly that!

Turned my 2008 M3 cv in and got a 2012 335is cv---lower cost, much better gas mileage, really fast, great looking. Do I miss my M3? Hell yes, but I love this car too for the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,442
Posted By carman26
Awesome! You're the man! Love the signs...

Awesome! You're the man!

Love the signs 'Thanks Greg Poland' and 'Thanks Bimmerfest'!!! Well deserved thank you for Greg for sure---that dude is the best!

Have fun!
Forum: European Delivery 01-09-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 23,654
Posted By carman26
Greg Poland has just gotta be one of the best CAs...

Greg Poland has just gotta be one of the best CAs in the country. When everyone else heard that allocations were over and not to be had, Greg emails me and says 'I'm going to put your name on one,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-04-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,033
Posted By carman26
Only 6 and 7 Series? Nothing else?

Only 6 and 7 Series? Nothing else?
Forum: European Delivery 12-21-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By carman26
Why not just pay the Welt the 60 Euros and let...

Why not just pay the Welt the 60 Euros and let them handle it for you? That way you don't need to rent winter tires nor spend your time dropping it off.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-20-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,044
Posted By carman26
Can one of the Fest CAs/Sponsors chime in on...

Can one of the Fest CAs/Sponsors chime in on this? Is it an added incentive?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-20-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,044
Posted By carman26
I got the mailer yesterday in the mail and it was...

I got the mailer yesterday in the mail and it was piece from BMW but referenced my dealer by name in the mailer.

Isn't this just the enhanced loyalty that they are referencing? Or, is it really...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-12-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 28,077
Posted By carman26
Thanks. I totally agree with you. Having said...

Thanks. I totally agree with you. Having said that, I'm going to try one more time by contacting the GM directly. If that doesn't work, then I'll move on.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-12-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 28,077
Posted By carman26
Thanks, Greg. Just seems crazy to have...

Thanks, Greg. Just seems crazy to have incentives out there that BMW Centers aren't utlizing to move the metal.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-12-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 28,077
Posted By carman26
What is the BMW strategy then? How can the...

What is the BMW strategy then? How can the factory to dealer incentives work if the CAs don't know about them and their clients don't know what they are---what's the point?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-12-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 28,077
Posted By carman26
Jon, I did exactly what you suggested (almost...

Jon, I did exactly what you suggested (almost verbatim) as you wrote above. I went in there already with a decent negotiated deal. Then, I indicated that I knew they had factory to dealer...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-12-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By carman26
great deal---local dealer/CA or Bimmerfest CA? ...

great deal---local dealer/CA or Bimmerfest CA?

Do you have an idea of the amount of dealer profit when it starts to go below invoice (without MTD, other BMW known incentives)?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-09-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,129
Posted By carman26
I'm impressed, Ty! Thanks for helping these...

I'm impressed, Ty!

Thanks for helping these guys out and sharing your perspective
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-08-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 66,997
Posted By carman26
Thank you very much! And, for being so quick! ...

Thank you very much! And, for being so quick! Awesome
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-08-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 66,997
Posted By carman26
Can you please provide the Manheim auction value...

Can you please provide the Manheim auction value for a 2008 M3 Convertible (w/most options) with 44,500 miles in the Midwest (Michigan)?
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