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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,224
Posted By 3ismagic#
in 4.5 years of ownership I've never had a loaner.

in 4.5 years of ownership I've never had a loaner.
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,406
Posted By 3ismagic#
When I did my ED I financed through B of A as...

When I did my ED I financed through B of A as they had much better rates.

They gave me a cashiers check payable to the dealer and I fedexed it to them (used a board sponsor out of state).

All...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-04-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By 3ismagic#
Caveat emptor. However there is a large asymmetry...

Caveat emptor. However there is a large asymmetry in information in this situation.

Good on the OP for doing some homework before signing a deal.

Informed consumers are less likely to get...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-04-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,916
Posted By 3ismagic#
I now wonder if some of that 2% reduction to ED...

I now wonder if some of that 2% reduction to ED pricing is going to the dealers?
Forum: European Delivery 02-03-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 30,903
Posted By 3ismagic#
Can anyone definitely confirm that ED invoice is...

Can anyone definitely confirm that ED invoice is .92% of ED MSRP (which is .95% of US MSRP)?

ED Invoice = (Base US MSRP * .95) * .92) ?
and invoice for options is US MSRP *.91 (as before)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-02-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By 3ismagic#
Final update: Got my car back today. All...

Final update:

Got my car back today. All told the damage from running over the boulder was $2745. my share was my $500 deductible.

They replaced the DSC control module. BMW covered 100% of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-30-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,165
Posted By 3ismagic#
We named our daughter after Sabine...

We named our daughter after Sabine Schmitz.:drive:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP7aFlznAk0
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-30-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By 3ismagic#
Seats?

Is it just me or are the seats in the F48 straight out of the MINI countryman?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-30-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By 3ismagic#
OP go test drive a proper GTI. The new version...

OP go test drive a proper GTI.
The new version is a hell of a lot of fun to drive. It is also a pretty great bang for the buck relative to the 2er.

When i get rid of my E90, the GTI will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-30-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By 3ismagic#
There is a specific detailing sub forum. you can...

There is a specific detailing sub forum. you can get lots of very useful info and tips there. People will also answer any questions you may have.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By 3ismagic#
update: Got a call from the dealer this...

update:

Got a call from the dealer this morning. BMW has agreed to cover the entire cost of replacing the DSC control module and half the cost of the CBU cleaning.

So that's about $2100 that...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-27-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By 3ismagic#
Dealer quoted me $1500 today. I'm hoping to get...

Dealer quoted me $1500 today. I'm hoping to get BMW to cover it seeing as I only have 33k miles on the odometer.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-27-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By 3ismagic#
Time for an update: First things first. The...

Time for an update:

First things first. The damage after hitting the boulder was the transmission pan and the bent suspension part. They fixed that and ran tests on the tranny and everything is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By 3ismagic#
Just got off the phone with the dealer. At first...

Just got off the phone with the dealer. At first look the transmission pan is shattered. Tranny appears ok, won't know until they fix the pan and put in the fluid to test it.

Also one of the front...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By 3ismagic#
Had kind of a day from Hell. So we made it...

Had kind of a day from Hell.

So we made it back home last night. During the trip the car would in and out of limp mode. Decided to drop it off at the dealer last night. Except my wife's car which...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By 3ismagic#
SES light is on. I also think that the fuel...

SES light is on.
I also think that the fuel milage is down. I don't remember using this much fuel to make that trip.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By 3ismagic#
CBU snake may be biting at 33k miles.

In the middle of a road trip from central pa back to Michigan. On the way home half hour north of Toledo we I go into limp mode.

Pulled off and shut down. Drove fine for a few miles and went right...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 01-12-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,331
Posted By 3ismagic#
Any idea what the production number for the US...

Any idea what the production number for the US will be?

Too bad these will come out of allocation for the foreseeable future. I'd love to get a killer European delivery deal on one.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-12-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By 3ismagic#
In my opinion the M-sport is the only way to go...

In my opinion the M-sport is the only way to go with a GC.
Forum: European Delivery 11-22-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,038
Posted By 3ismagic#
The New X1 looks a huge improvement over the...

The New X1 looks a huge improvement over the previous iteration.
Forum: European Delivery 10-28-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By 3ismagic#
Actually it's neither. It's up to you to decide...

Actually it's neither. It's up to you to decide if that extra .9% lifetime risk is enough to alter your behavior.

I'm a demographer who studies mortality for a living. I'm just putting the risk...
Forum: European Delivery 10-27-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By 3ismagic#
This is not based on a particular study but...

This is not based on a particular study but represent the consensus statement based on the results across many studies.
Forum: European Delivery 10-27-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By 3ismagic#
Let's put this into perspective. The...

Let's put this into perspective.

The estimated relative risk of a 50g daily intake is 18%. Let's say for the sake of argument that it is the correct estimate. I won't bore you with why it may not...
Forum: European Delivery 10-15-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By 3ismagic#
Unfortunately no car.

Unfortunately no car.
Forum: European Delivery 10-15-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By 3ismagic#
Dublin?

So I'm off to Dublin a few days. Despite having visited every country on the continent I've somehow managed to have never been to Ireland.

Any tips on sights to see or restaurants to hit?

I'm...
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