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Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-29-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By timsev
Dealers are not allowed to disclose Vehicle...

Dealers are not allowed to disclose Vehicle History data, Key Data, or DAVIS information to third parties, including the owner of the vehicle. You can ask them to read you the information, but they...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-29-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By timsev
Preventatice maintenance is important but this...

Preventatice maintenance is important but this dealer is clearly just trying to make a buck. Alignment? Are the tires unevenly worn? If not, there is no reason. Fuel injector cleaner can be...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By timsev
It's just plastic trim that pops out with some...

It's just plastic trim that pops out with some trim tools. If you aren't comfortable with it, you need to take it to a dealer or shop.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-05-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By timsev
As mentioned, it can't hurt to ask for a better...

As mentioned, it can't hurt to ask for a better deal. But...........you will most likely be paying MSRP. This is a car that no one has even driven or seen yet. Dealers don't need to discount them...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-02-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By timsev
Buyers calculate fair prices on demos from...

Buyers calculate fair prices on demos from invoice because there is no KBB or auction value on a car that hasn't been titled and has <5k miles on it. Demos are usually never titled and have...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-30-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By timsev
You guys aren't talking about apples to apples. ...

You guys aren't talking about apples to apples. OP is talking about a demo, which can't be compared to a brand new, zero mile new car. Also, UDE credits do not change the dealer bottom line and...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-29-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By timsev
Why not ask them what kind of deal they'll make...

Why not ask them what kind of deal they'll make you? They could throw out a great offer.

However I think your $1500 under invoice idea would be a great price on a 2015.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-28-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 14,825
Posted By timsev
It's funny that you say that because there are...

It's funny that you say that because there are many people on here that gripe when salesman talk to them and "bother them." I'm not disagreeing with you about sales people being lazy, but why do...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-28-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 14,825
Posted By timsev
Good luck. It's a great career but you will get...

Good luck. It's a great career but you will get out of it exactly what you put in. Don't be one of the "average" guys and just squeeze by. Be aggressive and always try to improve. Do not wait for...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By timsev
If the side bolster doesn't operate as it should...

If the side bolster doesn't operate as it should from the factory, it needs to be fixed. Demand it be fixed or go to another dealer. I would personally go somewhere else if they actually used that...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-21-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,484
Posted By timsev
I feel sorry for you...

I feel sorry for you...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-21-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,484
Posted By timsev
Some dealers offer priority perks to customers...

Some dealers offer priority perks to customers that buy there. Consider it the next time you buy your car since you value that service. If the dealer simply ran out of BMW loaners, there isn't much...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-21-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,484
Posted By timsev
Exactly. Stop complaining about a free car.

Exactly. Stop complaining about a free car.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-21-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By timsev
I would definitely call the dealer that sold it...

I would definitely call the dealer that sold it to you. They can at least go to bat for you and try to get the warranty approved. It you have no suspension damage or wheel bends, there is no reason...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By timsev
Call a couple of your local dealers and ask them...

Call a couple of your local dealers and ask them for price quotes. Tell them you're shopping around for the best price. Should be pretty easy.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By timsev
Competition has nothing to do with it. You can...

Competition has nothing to do with it. You can shop warranty prices to your hearts content, you just have to go to an actual dealer to finalize.

People used to cheat the system by lying about...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By timsev
The residual on your lease contract should...

The residual on your lease contract should reflect 45k miles and will not change.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,219
Posted By timsev
Yes, I think salespeople that need to lie are not...

Yes, I think salespeople that need to lie are not very good salespeople. Would you be okay with your dealer selling your car to someone else after you gave them a deposit?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,219
Posted By timsev
I am certainly all for competition and I agree...

I am certainly all for competition and I agree that everyone should shop around to ensure a good deal. I have no problem with that and I expect it. (That's why we're all here on BFest) I also...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,219
Posted By timsev
you have no respect for other people. You're just...

you have no respect for other people. You're just entitled.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,219
Posted By timsev
You're not just getting a second opinion. You...

You're not just getting a second opinion. You are committing to multiple sales by placing deposits at different dealers, then still shopping around.

If you were so smart with your money, you...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,219
Posted By timsev
To mirror bikenski's thoughts, you had a good...

To mirror bikenski's thoughts, you had a good deal and had a deposit on a car already, yet how many hours of your time and salespeople's time did you waste trying to save a few hundred more dollars? ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By timsev
You don't get any money back, however your...

You don't get any money back, however your residual is now lower because you prepaid for the miles (Your residual is based on 45k miles). Residual is non negotiable through BMWFS so you just need to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By timsev
Yes that is correct. Dealer has to verify...

Yes that is correct. Dealer has to verify mileage and condition in person before they can contract a warranty. It's to prevent people from cheating the system. Still, the OP probably has a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-15-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By timsev
You need to seriously calm down. You come off as...

You need to seriously calm down. You come off as a know-it-all, but sometimes you give bad information. Yes, you did qualify your statement about the x5, however the OP wasn't asking about an X5...
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