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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,875
Posted By johnnelp
I don't run through crosswalks intentionally....

I don't run through crosswalks intentionally. That's when I look at the mirror to see my smiling face 'cause I'm driving a BMW and not a beater... :)
I try to do it in the freewa but I end up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By johnnelp
I believe they are to be used for the left and...

I believe they are to be used for the left and right seats only.. However, a latch is a latch and I would think it would be ok to use in the middle if used securely - make sure you secure the seat to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,871
Posted By johnnelp
Maybe this question should be for a different...

Maybe this question should be for a different thread but wanted to ask how you guys protect the bottom or back of the car seat from getting deformed by the car seat?
I have one for my 23mos old son...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 02-11-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 497
Posted By johnnelp
Chapman BMW Chandler - positive end-result

I purchased a 2013 X5 35d in early January.
I discovered a "day-of-sale" issue early February which I reported to my Sales Advisor.
Chapman BMW - esp. Rich Yang, the Sales General Manager - did...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-06-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By johnnelp
I did stop by and they said they are combining...

I did stop by and they said they are combining both Eco credit + holiday credit to get the $4500..
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-02-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By johnnelp
Thanks Adrian. They have a whole separate page...

Thanks Adrian.
They have a whole separate page on their home page for the Holiday Credt.
Last week, they had ECO Credits at $4500 for 2012 and $3000 for 2013.
I'm thinking it might be in error.
...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-01-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By johnnelp
2012 is\was a better deal IMHO with the lower...

2012 is\was a better deal IMHO with the lower money factor since the model's unchanged.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-01-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By johnnelp
$4500 Eco Credit for 2013 X5 35d?

I was browsing a dealer site and it's showing $4500 Eco Credit for 2013 X5 35d.
Is this accurate or a mistake on their part? Is the $4500 Eco Credit being passed on to 2013 X5 35ds now that most of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-01-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,348
Posted By johnnelp
Oh dear...

Glad you're wife is ok.. Sorry for the pun, can't help it.
My wife had an accident on our old 01 X5 more than a few years back on her birthday. She was turning left and hit by an oncoming Subaru....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By johnnelp
Can i actually get it lower than 0.00096, thought...

Can i actually get it lower than 0.00096, thought that was the lowest value the dealer's would go to?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By johnnelp
He said that he is using 0.00096 for his...

He said that he is using 0.00096 for his calculations as well. I'll be in with him today and will the other numbers...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-29-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By johnnelp
Thanks for the reply guys....

Thanks for the reply guys....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-28-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By johnnelp
To add residual is at 53%...

I'm getting a 2012 X5 35d at $500 over invoice but the numbers we're getting at are about $40 different which is over the course of the 36 month lease $1860.

I told him that he may be using .00135...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By johnnelp
How accurate is BMWCONFIG Finance calculator?

Thought, I'd run this here with the members as well.

How accurate is BMWCONFIG Finance calculator?
In your experience with it, is it always close with what the dealer is coming at with.

With...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-28-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By johnnelp
How accurate is BMWCONFIG Finance calculator

How accurate is BMWCONFIG Finance calculator?


With Cap cost $53595, bmwconfig is coming up at 547, dealer is coming at 589.
variables used are 36 months, MF .00096 MSRP is $61395.
down payment...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-27-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By johnnelp
Thanks for the reply.... Just looking for a...

Thanks for the reply....

Just looking for a better deal - thinking 2012 might be better.

why do you think I'll be better off with a 2013?



Thanks
Johnnel
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By johnnelp
Thanks.. I reposted in the Ask-a-dealer forum.. I...

Thanks.. I reposted in the Ask-a-dealer forum.. I thought that's where I did initially...
That's what I get for posting at 2AM.. :)
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-27-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By johnnelp
Looking for 2012 X53d in So. Cal to lease...

Also looking for member references...

Looking for approx. the following deal - $600 above invoice - rebates, $825 acquisition fee, buy rat e + .0002 money factor.... Lease for 36 mos, 12k miles......
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By johnnelp
Looking for 2012 X35D in So. Cal to lease

Also looking for member references...

Looking for approx. the following deal - $600 above invoice - rebates, $825 acquisition fee, buy rat e + .0002 money factor.... Lease for 36 mos, 12k miles......
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-19-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By johnnelp
Thank you all for your responses - much...

Thank you all for your responses - much appreciated.

Ard - thanks for breaking it down to the questions I really wanted to ask.

Justin - that's exactly what I was assuming\hoping for the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-18-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By johnnelp
AZ resident leasing a new car from CA dealer

I'm looking to get an 2013 X5. Can somebody please provide information on a AZ resident leasing a car from a CA BMW dealer - ie. taxes, registration, etc.
What would be different if it is a...
Forum: California 01-23-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,241
Posted By johnnelp
Did this happen today or pushed for next Saturday?

Did this happen today or pushed for next Saturday?
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 01-07-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,876
Posted By johnnelp
Thanks for your suggestion... I did request...

Thanks for your suggestion...
I did request today to meet with the appropriate managers and will go there tomorrow...
So far, I have been working with my SA and frankly have been more patient than...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 01-06-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,876
Posted By johnnelp
Dealer missed CPO inspection items - need advise...

Looking to get some advise from a few folks...

Here's the scenario.
I recently purchased a CPO'd 07 530i from a dealer.

Got a power steering alert warning two days afer purchase.
Brought the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By johnnelp
BTW - that was my 1st post.. :)

BTW - that was my 1st post.. :)
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