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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By SergeyM
Unless you are a mechanic and your father is a...

Unless you are a mechanic and your father is a mechanic and your brother is a mechanic and your four uncles are mechanics don't buy a used BMW, lease a new one.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By SergeyM
$100K/$300K/$50K liability, $1,000 deductible on...

$100K/$300K/$50K liability, $1,000 deductible on comprehensive and collision.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By SergeyM
It seems to be a very good deal. Ignore all the...

It seems to be a very good deal. Ignore all the MF and other interim numbers. Monthly payment is the only number that counts. You monthly payment is low. You OOP is low. All in all payment is just a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-11-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By SergeyM
Your all-in-all monthly payment is $611. Seems to...

Your all-in-all monthly payment is $611. Seems to be a little high to me. Since you are buying the car from a NY dealer you cannot do MSDs but you can and should run this deal by lease brokers...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-30-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By SergeyM
You should be around $500-$515 per month with all...

You should be around $500-$515 per month with all fees and taxes included into monthly payments. No money down and no drive off costs except for the first month payment.
As I suggested already to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-26-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By SergeyM
Curb rash is within acceptable wear for BMW...

Curb rash is within acceptable wear for BMW leases. Do not worry about curb rash at all. Only structural damages and bent wheels count.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-20-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By SergeyM
BMW of Morristown. Salesperson Michelle. They had...

BMW of Morristown. Salesperson Michelle. They had a very well equipped 335 xDrive with DHP (MSRP $59,9K) but wife decided that that 328 is plenty fast for her. That 335 is probably sold by now but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-20-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By SergeyM
I would not overcomplicate the process. All you...

I would not overcomplicate the process. All you need to know is what a good monthly payment for the specific MSRP is. Always negotiate the monthly payment and no initial payment. Same as when you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-28-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By SergeyM
Looks like there is an issue with the sensor...

Looks like there is an issue with the sensor then. Will ask my dealer to check it. Thanks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-27-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By SergeyM
Manual air recirculation mode switches to auto by itself

When I press the M (right part) of the air recirculation button on the dash, the button stays in M mode for about 30 seconds and then switches to A (left part) of the button.
Is this the normal...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-04-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By SergeyM
$500 (Application Fee: $100, Transfer Fees:...

$500 (Application Fee: $100, Transfer Fees: $400). Transfer fee is refundable in case transfer does not happen - bad credit, etc. Fees charged by BMFS.
No dealer involvement needed.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-26-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By SergeyM
With SULEV you get less powerful at higher RPM...

With SULEV you get less powerful at higher RPM (28hp less at 6,500 RPM) N26 engine.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,357
Posted By SergeyM
I do have a real one and here is some history...

I do have a real one and here is some history about the issue. I owned 3 black BMWs in a row: 2002 540, 2005 545 and 2007 550 and there is a popular Russian song "Black Bimmer" that I used to play...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By SergeyM
-No, you'll get used to it

-No, you'll get used to it
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,220
Posted By SergeyM
They sold you a year old car with non-matching...

They sold you a year old car with non-matching tires? Was it CPO? Anyway RFTs are better in every way except for the cost. it costs approximately 50% more to replace them.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-05-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,288
Posted By SergeyM
I've heard about $4,000 for current owners. Is it...

I've heard about $4,000 for current owners. Is it true?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By SergeyM
You answered it yourself. Here are two main...

You answered it yourself.

Here are two main points:
1. Dealer does not eat anything, it is always you or BMWFS who eats payments. I know there was a pull-ahead program from BMW that would...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,352
Posted By SergeyM
There is not much sense in buying a new 550. New...

There is not much sense in buying a new 550. New should be leased. Much cheaper and BMWFS takes depriciation hit. In case you will still want the car in 2-3 years (very unlikely with F10 around...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By SergeyM
Hum? Mine has 36K miles and is starting to fall...

Hum? Mine has 36K miles and is starting to fall apart. Weird noises from insdie the dashboard (or is it front suspension), engine vibration at lower RPM, both front wheels are bent and both rear...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By SergeyM
That will be $500, thank you.

That will be $500, thank you.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,921
Posted By SergeyM
I would expect a stronger V8, if not TT then at...

I would expect a stronger V8, if not TT then at least a bump in power for the current engine to 380-400hp (on paper) and updated electronics. As it stands now, my lease is ending in 3 month and I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,921
Posted By SergeyM
Does not make much sense. No new engine, no new...

Does not make much sense. No new engine, no new iDrive and as a result, no sales. Not sure BMW can afford doing this for 2 more years.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-10-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By SergeyM
E60 winter wheels/tires F/S

For sale a set of 17 ASA JH3 wheels with Dunlop Winter Sport M3 (225-50-17) tires from my 2005 545. Will fit any E60 model. 2007+ models will need TPMS sensors. Wheels and tires have been used for 2...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By SergeyM
Bridgestones are great. Dunlops - OK. Rain...

Bridgestones are great. Dunlops - OK. Rain traction has nothing to do with RFT though. Performance "summer" tires do not like snow and/or freezing rain, RFT or non-RFT.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,955
Posted By SergeyM
Same here. 2 years/30K miles lease. I have close...

Same here. 2 years/30K miles lease. I have close to 16K miles on my RFT Dunlops and rears are half gone. I refuse to use winter tires so my only choice seems to be wait till they are close to 3/32 in...
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