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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By ndabunka
Oh! So you are saying that the finacing...

Oh! So you are saying that the finacing functions more like a lease in that BMW reduced the leasing price by $4,668 off purchase price so therefore you didn't get the tax credit. In that case it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By ndabunka
AND it also gave you the additional $4668 tax...

AND it also gave you the additional $4668 tax CREDIT on your 40e as you are the owner rather than BMW so you get that option of also claiming that credit on yur taxes so if you saved ~$2K in lease...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-15-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By ndabunka
This is one of the things I hate about these...

This is one of the things I hate about these forums. Partial or in-accurate "alternate facts". As you were leasing, you are comparing apples to orange as your deal was a LEASE (See thread below...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By ndabunka
Why are you advising him to buy options not on...

Why are you advising him to buy options not on his list? He was asking WHEN is the right time to buy. He wasn't asking us WHICH options to include nor did he state that he had ANY interest in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By ndabunka
Stay with your original deal. As others have...

Stay with your original deal. As others have stated, transport may run you the differece. Maybe I'll buy the one on the "right" coast. What are the build specs & who is the East Coast dealer?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By ndabunka
You can NOT put 22"s with those sidewalls as they...

You can NOT put 22"s with those sidewalls as they will rub and be well out of spec for the rolling diameter and might even bump the wheel wells damaging the tires, wheels, etc.

If you DID attempt...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By ndabunka
Your friend may not have realized how old your...

Your friend may not have realized how old your vehicle is. Goodwill is only viable for car who recently dropped out of warranty (like a month or two past warranty expiration). As your vehicle is...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By ndabunka
The "problem" is that you should never have been...

The "problem" is that you should never have been in a lease in the first place as you are averaging way, way, WAY more than reasonable on a leased vehicle, nearly 22K miles/year!?!?!?! WTF?

Your...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By ndabunka
Wrong thread

Wrong thread
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,339
Posted By ndabunka
ALL tires "flex" by design. I have outrun...

ALL tires "flex" by design. I have outrun Hondas, other BMW coupes & other cars on twisty mountain roads on these DWSs with no concern for failure or poor performance. I had one guy on a sport bike...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,339
Posted By ndabunka
Let me get this straight. You called the guy who...

Let me get this straight. You called the guy who SOLD them to you and sent you on your way who has a FINANCIAL interest to ask if your car would be damaged? Why didn't you call a BMW dealership to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,499
Posted By ndabunka
Buy my 2012 X5d with 68K miles for $26K. ...

Buy my 2012 X5d with 68K miles for $26K. Original MSRP was $68K
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,888
Posted By ndabunka
Could not dis-agree more with this post. There...

Could not dis-agree more with this post. There is no need to use ANY "spacers" with the 20" wheels and the flares. My E70 is a sport model that came with the optional 20" wheels and the fender...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,968
Posted By ndabunka
Thanks to Adrian for the call today to let me...

Thanks to Adrian for the call today to let me know he had an allocation slot. Unfortunately, it appears that most all the discounts and incentives have evaporated to the point that it would cost me...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By ndabunka
It looks like the bastard child of a Lexus RX...

It looks like the bastard child of a Lexus RX (snout) and a Lincoln MKX (arse & interior). On second thought, it looks like they pulled the overall exterior from a Jag F-Pace (e.g. wide and lower...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,692
Posted By ndabunka
That's not snow... THIS is snow! LOL 10 inches...

That's not snow... THIS is snow! LOL
10 inches over night will do this...make me put on chains @ the ski resort condo
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-05-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,968
Posted By ndabunka
Well, we still can't even create an online build...

Well, we still can't even create an online build for them as BMW has not added the Diesels to that app so :dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,868
Posted By ndabunka
Shows you are a novice with no experience in...

Shows you are a novice with no experience in these things and obtaining a rebuild title is very, very minor issue.


You didn't know how easy it was to get a rebuilt title tells me you also likely...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,563
Posted By ndabunka
Leasing makes perfectly good sense in your case...

Leasing makes perfectly good sense in your case as you can deduct it as a business expense. Has your wife driven the Diesel F-Pace yet? It gets good fuel economy and is as strong from zero to sixty...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By ndabunka
With that kind of history, they will most likely...

With that kind of history, they will most likely bend over backwards to ensure your happiness. Crown is a solid dealer. I am in Charlotte and typically deal with Hendrick but had to drive to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By ndabunka
Sorry to hear of your issues but you can't...

Sorry to hear of your issues but you can't actually "tell the dealer to keep the car". At least not if it's a USA-based model. Now, most dealers will try to make you happy but they are under no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,800
Posted By ndabunka
I think you are missing some critical things...

I think you are missing some critical things here. A service Manager can't give it his "blessing" simply by reading a service report. I am not certain he can even give the report to you unless you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,868
Posted By ndabunka
I don't think you realize what a "salvaged"...

I don't think you realize what a "salvaged" vehicle actually IS. It is not simply something you "clean up". It's something that you often have to RE-BUILD and often at tens of thousands of dollars....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By ndabunka
There is actually an extended warranty on the...

There is actually an extended warranty on the drive shaft that covers it for something like 8 years or 100K miles but if the drive shaft turns loose it would well damage more components. If it were...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-03-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,829
Posted By ndabunka
Delete please

Delete please
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