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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-13-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By clarkcc1
See my how-to I just posted. :bigpimp:

See my how-to I just posted. :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-13-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By clarkcc1
Negotiable isn't necessarily the right word......

Negotiable isn't necessarily the right word... I've done this twice with BMWFS and know the process inside and out.

Your dealer logs into a web interface to some BMWFS utility, plugs in your VIN...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By clarkcc1
works but you'd be cluttering up your contact...

works but you'd be cluttering up your contact list! no thanks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-26-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By clarkcc1
?! It is like 15 bucks for the set, they're...

?! It is like 15 bucks for the set, they're plastic. If thieves are that desperate near you, I think you have bigger worries... lol
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-26-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By clarkcc1
I knew that last post would ruffle your feathers,...

I knew that last post would ruffle your feathers, Sarafil :angel:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-25-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By clarkcc1
Some might call that bait and switch :dunno: ...

Some might call that bait and switch :dunno:

If they wanted to exclude it from 'generating leads' or whatever, they should put it in the terms sent to prospective customers.

I totally get what...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-25-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By clarkcc1
Ok appreciate that - but where do the Ts and Cs...

Ok appreciate that - but where do the Ts and Cs say that? The way they read as I received them in the mail does not explicitly or even implicitly exclude that...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-25-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By clarkcc1
Right - that's what I am trying to figure out -...

Right - that's what I am trying to figure out - precedent might be what I'd have to argue.... the fine print does not exclude EXPLICITLY waiving lease payments if buying 'currently leased vehicle...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-25-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By clarkcc1
Lease/finance pull ahead offer question

I received the offer in the mail recently about waiving remaining payments if leasing a new car or buying CPO.... surprisingly in the fine print is mentions nothing about excluding buying your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By clarkcc1
Uncanny timing - saw your thread right after I...

Uncanny timing - saw your thread right after I created mine - I will read through that. Any short and simple advice on how to word my complaint in a way that will finally result in them replacing the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By clarkcc1
Battery capacity/drain issues

Wondering if anybody has encountered this and what you did about it... My 2011 E93 has never had much spare juice but lately it is ridiculous. Whether after long drives with lots of charge time or...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-19-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By clarkcc1
leasing 101: never put money towards cap cost...

leasing 101: never put money towards cap cost when Gap insurance is provided by the leasing company - BMWFS. The most important # is invoice - invoice + 500 - 1000 is reasonable, anything more than...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-19-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By clarkcc1
A good deal on a lease is buy rate on the MF,...

A good deal on a lease is buy rate on the MF, $500 over invoice/cost if there are dealer incentives. Don't ever put money towards cap cost reduction on a lease - BMWFS includes Gap insurance so why...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-19-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By clarkcc1
I haven't gone through this in the Bay Area, when...

I haven't gone through this in the Bay Area, when I did this a couple years ago it was through a dealer on the east coast.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-19-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By clarkcc1
Simply put: your dealer sucks. Find another one....

Simply put: your dealer sucks. Find another one. Any dealer should be happy to sell you the car at their cost plus minimal profit maybe $500 on a car they have no risk in buying from BMWFS.

It...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-27-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By clarkcc1
OP: just to reiterate- the car belongs to BMWFS....

OP: just to reiterate- the car belongs to BMWFS. You don't get a credit if you turn the car in and it happens to be worth more than the balloon payment. The story you heard was likely highly...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-27-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By clarkcc1
...resurrected from the dead... Is there an...

...resurrected from the dead...

Is there an updated word on whether CPO financing rates can be locked in for 60/90 days by submitting an application online? Or is it only for new cars? Thanks.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-21-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By clarkcc1
Thanks for the clarification Sarafil. Not...

Thanks for the clarification Sarafil. Not necessarily kyfdx - each state has exemptions for taxes already paid to another state for the same car. It just happens to be easier to prove in my case if...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-20-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By clarkcc1
Can CPO be done @ different dealer than the one purchasing from?

I bet this question hasn't been asked before! I am curious if Dealer B can perform the CPO inspection of a car - add it to the VIN (or tell Dealer A that the car qualifies on all points or relay to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-20-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,074
Posted By clarkcc1
Thousand or percent?

Thousand or percent?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By clarkcc1
As with any other similar question like "can I...

As with any other similar question like "can I get OEM nav installed" well sure it is possible, but the $ amount you're talking would be astronomical compared to getting it from the factory.

At...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,339
Posted By clarkcc1
Basically!! Every time I have it on say medium...

Basically!! Every time I have it on say medium 'intensity' the fan speed doesn't vary. Maybe I am going crazy and will experiment tomorrow, but the manual description above appears as though they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,339
Posted By clarkcc1
DAKn2 - you understand me! Glad I am not alone...

DAKn2 - you understand me! Glad I am not alone here. My SA made me feel like I was speaking Chinese :tsk:



No, that doesn't do it. I know what you're saying - if you make manual changes I.E....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,339
Posted By clarkcc1
Automatic Climate Control - no automatic fan!!??

Been a while since I posted - hope everyone's been well!

So with my first two BMWs - 2004 325 and 2007 335 - the climate control, when in AUTO mode, automatically adjusted the fan speed. I.E. when...
Forum: European Delivery 08-18-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,151
Posted By clarkcc1
Certainly seems as though the responses are all...

Certainly seems as though the responses are all across the board. Open to negotiation since incremental costs are basically non-existant.
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