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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 02:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,122
Posted By schnell525
[QUOTE]Whats BS is your taking ONE story and...

[QUOTE]Whats BS is your taking ONE story and deciding this is proof positive of how all dealers will operate.

It has LONG been know that this is dealer dependent and varies widely.

anyone that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By schnell525
Every once in a while, take it out and drive it...

Every once in a while, take it out and drive it like you stole it. A good old "Italian Tune-Up" helps to blow out some of the stuff building up in the engine from low-speed driving. Go into manual...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By schnell525
Right off the bat, your dealer is marking up your...

Right off the bat, your dealer is marking up your money factor, which currently is .00130. Looks like your lease is 30 months for .61 residual with 12/mi. - but you need to post more information,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By schnell525
LOL......... Audi gets picked on when BMW...

LOL.........

Audi gets picked on when BMW can't even address their own problems regarding Drivetrain Malfunction issues and the total whack-brain design philosophy regarding run-flat tires?
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By schnell525
Truth.... If you have a problem and it isn't...

Truth....

If you have a problem and it isn't being dealt with by the dealer.....never, ever leave it in the dealer's hands to solve.

Document and call/send certified letter to BMW Corporate. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-24-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,122
Posted By schnell525
wow...quite amazing. I've said for a long time...

wow...quite amazing. I've said for a long time that dealers give preferential treatment towards their customers that buy from them. Then others including dealers say, paraphrased "that's not the...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 08-24-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By schnell525
A wise old man told me this..."Stay Stock and...

A wise old man told me this..."Stay Stock and Stay Worry Free."
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-24-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,423
Posted By schnell525
That's really amazing.... I've never had to...

That's really amazing....

I've never had to give a CC number for an BMW, Mercedes, Audi, or Porsche dealership loaner.

I'm in a much smaller market but NYC, but that's just nuts.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By schnell525
If purchased, I would change at every 5k. If...

If purchased, I would change at every 5k. If leased, I wouldn't waste the money.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,279
Posted By schnell525
I'm convinced BMW has no concrete idea of what is...

I'm convinced BMW has no concrete idea of what is triggering the Drivetrain Malfunction warning to pop up on the 550/N63 engine. First they suggested replacing injectors and plugs, then it went into...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By schnell525
I have squeals coming from my brakes--started...

I have squeals coming from my brakes--started around 2k miles. It would start at low speeds when applying brakes, and eventually you could heart it at 40-50 mph when you apply the brakes. A good...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-14-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,739
Posted By schnell525
if you're willing to pay big bucks for one of...

if you're willing to pay big bucks for one of these cars, up it by a few K and go for a 911...just sayin.'
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-12-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,739
Posted By schnell525
You might find the best deal with dealership that...

You might find the best deal with dealership that gets an allocation of cars. They'll want to roll off their expensive inventories as it gets expensive to carry these cars, especially going into...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,709
Posted By schnell525
Get her sprayed (car) and do what is needed with...

Get her sprayed (car) and do what is needed with the wife--take her out to dinner and explain if she damages your next car you're going to trade it in right away for a new one.

The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,662
Posted By schnell525
KA, here's where the tough choice comes in..... ...

KA, here's where the tough choice comes in.....

Do you purchase a vehicle that meets your needs (for me, awd, supportive seats and cabin filtration is important)...and for you, you need a car that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,662
Posted By schnell525
KA, If you like the Macan, go for it. F10...

KA,

If you like the Macan, go for it. F10 and the Macan as you know are different beasts. If the car fits you better, then that might be your choice.

I doubt (I'd be glad to be wrong) there...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,736
Posted By schnell525
Great looking car...congrats!

Great looking car...congrats!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By schnell525
One caveat...this is a BMW forum. I would...

One caveat...this is a BMW forum. I would understand that many of the posters will be pro-BMW, which is understandable. However it's your money and you need to select a car the fits your needs and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-06-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By schnell525
GR8, Just like all cars, even new ones (and...

GR8,

Just like all cars, even new ones (and this can be from any mfg.) you could have issues. Do your diligence and research the car before buying. You can get some great deals out there. A...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-06-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By schnell525
I would really want to know why this car was...

I would really want to know why this car was traded in. It sounds like a dealer *****back. Given the amount of 550's bought back in, you should ask why. If you do buy it, insist on CPO thrown in....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-06-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By schnell525
Buy an S6 or RS5. You can haggle some pretty...

Buy an S6 or RS5. You can haggle some pretty good deals on 14's.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By schnell525
These are complicated cars, with complicated...

These are complicated cars, with complicated problems. Even original owners with drivetrain failures have not gotten their cars fixed under warranty, with multiple tries.

I think anyone really...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,140
Posted By schnell525
If you are going to keep the car past it's...

If you are going to keep the car past it's original factory warranty, then absolutely. Some of us that have had malfunction issues have seen some very expensive repairs under warranty. Your...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 08-03-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By schnell525
Since it's well known and documented that buyers...

Since it's well known and documented that buyers are coached on asked to give "all 10's) on the sales survey, I think it follow, (and why wouldn't it) to the service side. The incentive process for...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By schnell525
probably not. i think the dealers and/or BMWFS...

probably not. i think the dealers and/or BMWFS need an active account to apply a loyalty rebate. is there a "conquest" rebate you can apply?
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