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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-06-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tex
Hey Bimmer TX. When I was living in TX, I have...

Hey Bimmer TX. When I was living in TX, I have had good luck doing 2 ED at invoice + $x with Garlyn Shelton in Bryan. Talk to the GM (Brian) and he can get one of his sales guys to work with you in...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-13-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Tex
Hey Buddy, since you are in College Station, try...

Hey Buddy, since you are in College Station, try your local friendly Garlyn Shelton dealer. I have bought 3 cars from them and they have been good to me. Basically, once they sense you know how the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-26-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tex
I will pitch in with a few thoughts: what you are...

I will pitch in with a few thoughts: what you are thinking of doing is perfectly possible, all it takes is to call BMWFS and cut them a check or finance the payoff they can provide you.

However,...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-24-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,194
Posted By Tex
Be careful drying with a blower as it is very...

Be careful drying with a blower as it is very easy to blow fine dust back on the car and then getting swirls and scratches. I use a blower but only for the gaps between panels, the main sections I...
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 07-17-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By Tex
Hey guys, I live in College station. If you...

Hey guys,

I live in College station. If you need/want to do ED with Garlyn Shelton, you should talk to Ron Elms, he is the most experienced CA there. Art Saldana has left Garlyn Shelton for BMW of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-16-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By Tex
Your best bet is to check with your CA. If he...

Your best bet is to check with your CA. If he answers something hinting that he does not know the program or will be unwilling to work it out, then talk to the finance person. At the very least, the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-14-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,846
Posted By Tex
Similarly to a previous poster: I have a 535i...

Similarly to a previous poster: I have a 535i with 6MT so of course I will favor the 6MT in the 1 series.

More objectively: I drove a 135i and a 335i (in fact had a 6MT 335i for a year) and the...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-30-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By Tex
Just my $0.02 worth: - check or have a dealer /...

Just my $0.02 worth:
- check or have a dealer / body shop check the door alignment itself. On convertibles, with age, doors can sag a bit on their hinges
- check window alignment and window...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tex
Brother SoxFan, Since you seem to be very...

Brother SoxFan,

Since you seem to be very ashamed and repentant, I heard the BMW gods will forgive you...for this time. They however specified that:
You shall stop this devious behavior...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-11-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,142
Posted By Tex
When I had to replace my 2 rear tires, the...

When I had to replace my 2 rear tires, the dealership had that same problem (finding a PS2 in the same load rating as I had before). I cannot recall if they called Michelin or BMW, but they ended up...
Forum: European Delivery 12-30-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By Tex
Sorry to burst your bubble :) but I still do not...

Sorry to burst your bubble :) but I still do not have my car. This wait is starting to kill me now, I want my wheels!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Tex
This is the route I have just chosen. I had an 04...

This is the route I have just chosen. I had an 04 330i, then an 08 335i. I ordered (via ED) a 535i which is supposed to be delivered soon (hopefully). What did it for me was the need for more room,...
Forum: European Delivery 12-16-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By Tex
I checked on bmwusa.com and it now says the car...

I checked on bmwusa.com and it now says the car is at the VPC...I am getting closer:)
Forum: European Delivery 12-14-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By Tex
That's odd. I spoke to my CA saturday and he...

That's odd. I spoke to my CA saturday and he reported that my car had cleared customs, had been delivered to BMW and was on its way from the port to the Brunswick, GA VPC.
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By Tex
I did drop Susan a line to see if she can help ...

I did drop Susan a line to see if she can help

Thanks for the tip
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By Tex
I was (well my car was) on the same ship and I...

I was (well my car was) on the same ship and I have not received such notification....bummmer

Congrats on your new ride though
Forum: The Detail Department 12-01-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By Tex
If it were for me, and based on what Autogeek...

If it were for me, and based on what Autogeek sells (but you can find most of that in other places):
- wash bucket with grit guard
- Cobra chenille wash mit, MF applicators, foam applicators, all...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,087
Posted By Tex
And you would be right. I saw your post this...

And you would be right. I saw your post this morning, called the buddy with whom I did that dyno run and asked him. He said it was 245HP at the crank calculated after taking either 10 or 15% loss...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,087
Posted By Tex
All I know is that: I used to drive a 330i ZHP...

All I know is that: I used to drive a 330i ZHP with 6MT, I have been driving a 328i AT for the past 3 weeks, and my butt dyno tells me that there is a big difference in acceleration and in cornering....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,226
Posted By Tex
Hey Tom, If you have a larger pic of what...

Hey Tom,

If you have a larger pic of what you used as your avatar (when you, Mike and I met), that will provide the OP with both Le Mans (both M3) and Montego (mine) side by side.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-25-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,504
Posted By Tex
The problem is not even that. I am a business...

The problem is not even that. I am a business person and to me, a GOOD business deal is one where all parties do business together and leave the table happy. If the client is happy with the deal,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Tex
Gotta be careful with that. A moving car with a...

Gotta be careful with that. A moving car with a dead/stalled/turned of engine will only give you 1 shot at the brakes (due to the residual vacuum left in the power brake system). If you stomp on the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-17-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Tex
I live in College station where we get the same...

I live in College station where we get the same temps as DFW. From the temperature standpoint, you will be fine by just taking it easy for the couple of days of cold snaps. Now, if you get a good ice...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,337
Posted By Tex
[QUOTE=doru;4522568]Anyone used this? If yes, any...

[QUOTE=doru;4522568]Anyone used this? If yes, any improvements? Is it worth it the 95 bux?

This is all on an 02 VW Passat V6, but this my experience wiht these products:
- I use the Lubro Moly...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-14-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Tex
Hey guys, OK, so now, I am not...

Hey guys,

OK, so now, I am not understanding. This thread says there is $2500 lease cash on the 3 series sedan, but the BMWUSA web site shows $1000. And then, when I back track residuals and MF, I...
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