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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,188
Posted By GreggBrent
Is that black/cream beige combo? Nice but you're...

Is that black/cream beige combo? Nice but you're brave parking next the the shopping cart pen!

I'm debating a long drive to Cleveland from NJ next week to meet up with a friend (I heard 6 hours...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,188
Posted By GreggBrent
Thanks kat.. Yeah the Saddle Brown was the closer...

Thanks kat.. Yeah the Saddle Brown was the closer for me on this car. Love the combination.


Last Sight, I'm actually taking some visitors to the memorial downtown this weekend.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,853
Posted By GreggBrent
Great article. Vindicates my sanity as his...

Great article. Vindicates my sanity as his reaction was pretty in like with mine uneducated reaction having recently getting my first BMW. Luckily I leased for two years for this very reason.. to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,853
Posted By GreggBrent
If this was true I believe they wouldn't be using...

If this was true I believe they wouldn't be using Run Flat Tires. Why does only the M get conventional non-run flats?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,188
Posted By GreggBrent
Empire State

Warm enough for me (52 degrees) to drop the top and take a drive. Drove into city (carefully) and then came up through Lincoln Tunnel and cruised along the Hudson river from NJ side.
I only saw one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By GreggBrent
It's term BMW uses for their cars that were used...

It's term BMW uses for their cars that were used by employees for short period of time (I suppose executives) and then they can still lease as 'new' since they were never titled. You'll have a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By GreggBrent
Any interest in executive car? if so, I would...

Any interest in executive car? if so, I would call around for executive 2012's on that. When I got mine I had a couple of cars to pick from... and leases were way less then what you're paying..and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,188
Posted By GreggBrent
Was driving from Fairfield County CT to NYC...

Was driving from Fairfield County CT to NYC yesterday top down the whole way. Had the heated seats on since it was 45 degrees outside but the sunny day balanced it out. So no other top downs. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
Well the service department just called and said...

Well the service department just called and said they found nothing wrong with suspension... which sucks actually because it means I'm stuck with this lease on a car that is not fun to drive. I was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
Can convertible be that much different?

I dropped my rough riding 328i convertible at BMW service today to check suspension, tire, etc to see if any reason why the ride is so rough. They gave me a loaner which is a 2012 328i xDrive sedan...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-25-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
ha.. i feel the same. I find myself using my old...

ha.. i feel the same. I find myself using my old car for trips that I know roads are bad like Cross Bronx and heading out to airports or in city. It does feel like I beating the BMW up on certain...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By GreggBrent
I've had good experience with the executive cars....

I've had good experience with the executive cars. Can get relatively brand new cars with fairly high discount. And I always prefer a very low mileage car if you're getting a big discount.
Not sure...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
I'm curious when you change out to regular tires,...

I'm curious when you change out to regular tires, what do you do it you happen to have a flat on those? Do you carry a spare and jack just laying in the back of trunk?

I'm interested in this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By GreggBrent
I ran a carfax on my old car too and it had been...

I ran a carfax on my old car too and it had been involved in a collision with insurance, police report etc and it doesn't show up on carfax.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
No.. don't have sport package.

No.. don't have sport package.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
First, I want that Bose suspension!! Pretty...

First, I want that Bose suspension!! Pretty wild.

Second, since it was relatively warm out today I put top down and drove up the Garden State Parkway in Northern NJ... which is pretty smooth...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
Thanks Kat, that's what I'm hoping for and funny...

Thanks Kat, that's what I'm hoping for and funny enough I had narrowed down my choices to this car and an E Class. Seems you got it solved by getting both! :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
Thanks... they are just the standard 17" tires. ...

Thanks... they are just the standard 17" tires. Since it's only a two year lease I don't think buying new tires and changing shocks is feasible but if I had purchased it's probably what I'd do right...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,994
Posted By GreggBrent
New Bimmer Owner and question on ride quality

First thanks to ALL the replies and advice I got on this site from my pre-lease questions. Everyones knowledge really helped make a more informed decision. Smart group on here.

I ended up leasing...
Forum: General BMW 02-09-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,319
Posted By GreggBrent
This I personally find acceptable but you're...

This I personally find acceptable but you're giving rates that haven't been offered to me. For a 2 year lease on a 328i I was quoted SafeLease at $1300 and tire insurance at $1050. This is ADDING...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By GreggBrent
Thanks for input. The tires on car are the base...

Thanks for input. The tires on car are the base 17" wheels, all season tires. I'm now inclined to not take insurance and hope for the best. I did look up TireRack prices and it seems the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By GreggBrent
Thanks Furby. If I'm leasing do I have to have...

Thanks Furby. If I'm leasing do I have to have the dealership replace bad tires or can I go anywhere? I'll check tire rack on how much the standard tire runs that come with my car
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By GreggBrent
Where to find Tire insurance?

I feel the dealer is too high ($1000 for 24 month lease)

Are there 3rd party policies out there and how would I find them?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By GreggBrent
End of lease insurance and Tire insurance? Rip off?

I was in middle of car lease deal when they throw these two insurances at me.. raising the monthly quite a bit.

I know they have to be making money off these (duh) but have people found they good...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,958
Posted By GreggBrent
What??? That is total BS. BMW can lease...

What??? That is total BS. BMW can lease executive cars.. basically cars that haven't been titled but used by executives or loaners. So practically speaking there are 'used' but on paper still new....
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