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Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) Today, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By tturedraider
This will be interesting to see. I found a...

This will be interesting to see. I found a really nice one, very clean, with 94k miles listed at $10k and another one not quite as nice with 92k miles listed at $8,500.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Today, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By tturedraider
They're quoting you a fully marked up MF. The...

They're quoting you a fully marked up MF. The base is .0013. BMWFS allows the dealer to mark up the MF by .0004. That equals .0017. There's a non-negotiable ED adder of .0003. That equals .0020....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By tturedraider
End of year deals are over. You might be able to...

End of year deals are over. You might be able to do better than you did or you might not, but it's unlikely you're going to do as well as an end of year deal.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By tturedraider
Your calculations were correct. Residual is...

Your calculations were correct. Residual is calculated from U.S. MSRP. Depreciation is Cap Cost - Residual. Cap Cost may equal sale price or it may be something relatively close if some fees get...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By tturedraider
M4s come out of dealer allocation. I'm not...

M4s come out of dealer allocation. I'm not saying it won't happen, but I can't see any logical reason a dealer would sell an M4 at ED invoice + $1,000.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By tturedraider
??? Read the thread much??

??? Read the thread much??
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By tturedraider
fyi, if you're still interested in leasing, demos...

fyi, if you're still interested in leasing, demos can be really good lease deals. There's an active discussion on this in the Ask a Dealer forum.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By tturedraider
Yeppers, there's no exaggeration or hyperbole...

Yeppers, there's no exaggeration or hyperbole here.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,075
Posted By tturedraider
There's a reason they say if you want something...

There's a reason they say if you want something done right you have to do it yourself.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By tturedraider
OP, congrats. The car looks great. Additional...

OP, congrats. The car looks great. Additional Modern line cues are the brushed/matte silver trim on the bumper and the grill, as well as the tan upper dash. In addition the seats have unique...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-21-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By tturedraider
That's not accurate. When dealers trade cars...

That's not accurate. When dealers trade cars they each do it at invoice. It's a straight swap of inventory. Of course the initiating dealer is the one that covers the transportation expenses...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By tturedraider
That pretty much answers your question.

That pretty much answers your question.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By tturedraider
Average speed 17 mph in Sport+ manual pretty much...

Average speed 17 mph in Sport+ manual pretty much answers your question. Even so 10 mpg may very well indicate you have a problem. When I have 100% pure Chicago urban, city streets driving I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-20-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By tturedraider
Have you considered an M235i 'vert?

Have you considered an M235i 'vert?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-20-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By tturedraider
Yes, they generally are less likely to give as...

Yes, they generally are less likely to give as good of a deal as they would on a straightforward, in stock deal. The difference may be a little or it may be a lot. It depends on what is involved...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-20-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By tturedraider
It may or may not come from the dealer's...

It may or may not come from the dealer's allocation. Timing will be the key.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By tturedraider
There is a robust discussion of the advantages of...

There is a robust discussion of the advantages of demo leases taking place right now in the Ask a Dealer forum. You would be wise to read it and post your deal there. Demo leases have the potential...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By tturedraider
Multiple security deposits reduce the MF by...

Multiple security deposits reduce the MF by .00007 each. The maximum number is seven MSDs, for a total MF reduction of .00049 (x 2,400 = 1.176%).

The MSD amount is determined by the monthly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By tturedraider
You can calculate the invoice price using...

You can calculate the invoice price using www.edmunds.com. There is a $180 Training fee added to every invoice. There is also a regional advertising fee added, known as MACO, that is generally...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By tturedraider
If you've already ordered the car you've made a...

If you've already ordered the car you've made a pretty big commitment in the dealer's mind. You've set yourself an uphill battle negotiating the price and the terms.

Here at Bimmerfest we do not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By tturedraider
All BMW automatic transmissions are steptronic...

All BMW automatic transmissions are steptronic regardless of whether the car has the sport package.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By tturedraider
I buy the car much more than the deal. You might...

I buy the car much more than the deal. You might find yourself quite disappointed with the larger 5er unless you're really up for a car that size.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 751
Posted By tturedraider
Now we know how it is you've been here eleven...

Now we know how it is you've been here eleven years and still don't actually own a BMW.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By tturedraider
Did you buy it? After eleven years on Bimmerfest...

Did you buy it? After eleven years on Bimmerfest I'd say it's about time you actually bought one.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By tturedraider
Doesn't make it any better, but the car was over...

Doesn't make it any better, but the car was over ten years old, either a '99, '00, or '01 E46.
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