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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,875
Posted By xi2d
As long as it gets me in the HOV lane.

As long as it gets me in the HOV lane.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,999
Posted By xi2d
Sorry to hear. It sucks and is frustrating. ...

Sorry to hear. It sucks and is frustrating.

When I ordered a past lease, I told them (non-sponsor) not to drill the front bumper and reminded them multiple times leading up to delivery. They...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,999
Posted By xi2d
If you have to deal with non-forum...

If you have to deal with non-forum sponsors/Centers, let them know up front that you will only work with them if you know you will give them perfect scores on the post delivery survey. They behave...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By xi2d
I have never driven a Tesla so cannot comment on...

I have never driven a Tesla so cannot comment on them. Decision will depend on your budget, commute/HOV access and driving habits/preferences.

In Feb this year, I purchased a 2014 Volt at month...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-03-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By xi2d
Unless they updated it since Dec 2013, page 60 of...

Unless they updated it since Dec 2013, page 60 of the Finance Handbook will explain the computation, per another thread. Leased from Stevens Creek and they did not compute the MF w/ MSDs correctly. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By xi2d
Also, factor in any mileage overage and wear and...

Also, factor in any mileage overage and wear and tear in the calculations. This may cover the trade deficit.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-24-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,272
Posted By xi2d
Thanks Justin!

Thanks Justin!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-24-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,272
Posted By xi2d
When you were behind the desk, did the "Binder"...

When you were behind the desk, did the "Binder" have a section with instructions on how to calculate each security deposit?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-23-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,272
Posted By xi2d
ARD, I don't think my last dealer got away with...

ARD, I don't think my last dealer got away with or gained anything by collecting an extra $350 in security deposits. I let it go bec everything else about the deal was fine and I thought FS would...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-23-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,272
Posted By xi2d
I asked the same question last year after our...

I asked the same question last year after our last lease because they calculated BEFORE the MF adjustment. The four leases prior to that, they calculated AFTER the MF adjustment. I showed the last...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-18-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By xi2d
If you stick with the current dealer, your...

If you stick with the current dealer, your monthly payment is close to a multiple of $50. You could:

1. Grind the center to lower the sell price to get you at $799.99, or
2. Put down a small...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-15-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,556
Posted By xi2d
: popcorn:

: popcorn:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-16-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,782
Posted By xi2d
This was my story…just delete the part about job...

This was my story…just delete the part about job offering free charging.

Pre-Volt, because of the traffic, I stayed 1-2 nights/wk near the office. With the Volt/HOV access, I stay locally 2...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-19-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By xi2d
5-series Lines and Options conundrum

I sincerely apologize to you Daniel. My post was not an attack on you. It was intended to be praise for Jon S.


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-18-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By xi2d
…Dos Equis line.

…Dos Equis line.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-28-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,655
Posted By xi2d
IIRC, it was discussed here that if you lease...

IIRC, it was discussed here that if you lease from Center A and return the vehicle to Center B, Center B (and the customer possibly indirectly) have an advantage over Center A...Something to do with...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-03-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,887
Posted By xi2d
Prior to MY14, I observed that at the end of the...

Prior to MY14, I observed that at the end of the month/program, dealers would say "lock it now, looks like no ECO Credit next month."
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-17-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By xi2d
Pasa-d, Will not replace it till next...

Pasa-d,

Will not replace it till next Spring. I still have a year left on the Volt lease and don't need a 2nd vehicle at this time. If I had to, I would have replaced it with the AH3.

I had...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-16-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By xi2d
Sad day

Turned in (end of lease) my '11 335d yesterday. Thank you to the early contributors of this group for steering me towards the "d." It was a fun ride.
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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-21-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By xi2d
Agree with Ard. I just had mine inspected...

Agree with Ard.

I just had mine inspected at the dealer. They printed out a BMWFS Lease-End Inspection Form (marked pre-inspection) with all the findings noted.

One thing I found out is...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-14-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,550
Posted By xi2d
At first, I factored in a spare. Then I tried...

At first, I factored in a spare. Then I tried different calculations with tax. I gave up and concluded it was hidden profit! :rofl:

Nothing else better to do after this morning's Ultimate Drive...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-14-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,550
Posted By xi2d
How does your CA get $8.25? It's $1.75 per...

How does your CA get $8.25?

It's $1.75 per tire. http://www.boe.ca.gov/sptaxprog/tax_rates_stfd.htm#2

Something doesn't add up.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-14-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,550
Posted By xi2d
California tire fee - $7.00

California tire fee - $7.00
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-14-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,794
Posted By xi2d
Just got back from the event. It was slow so...

Just got back from the event. It was slow so they let me drive whatever I wanted. The giveaways at my location were a BMW tote bag and travel mug.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-04-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By xi2d
AC belt squeal, punctured run-flat and replaced...

AC belt squeal, punctured run-flat and replaced windshield all on the '11 335d have been the only issues on all our diesels (outside of recall/campaigns). Dealer could not reproduce the squeal so...
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