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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-16-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By chuck92103
My 645 gets about 19/20 MPG city, 26-28 MPG hwy ...

My 645 gets about 19/20 MPG city, 26-28 MPG hwy

I never have gotten 15 MPG even driving agressively.

But then again, I never had gotten above 28 MPG.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By chuck92103
I don't buy the argument that run flats fill up...

I don't buy the argument that run flats fill up land fills.

First, all tires are recycled and used in other areas such as street resurfacing.

Second, most run flat equipped vehicles do not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-06-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,860
Posted By chuck92103
It looks like you will pay 65% of the vehicle...

It looks like you will pay 65% of the vehicle value over three years ($55k) for a car that will be worth approx. 60% of its value in three years. is that right? i.e. $50k. I think your lease should...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-02-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,895
Posted By chuck92103
China will end up blocking google to support...

China will end up blocking google to support their own companies. They already block lots of content.

I envision companies like google having to pay other countries big bucks to allow their...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-02-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By chuck92103
I would think so. BMW does some funky stuff to...

I would think so. BMW does some funky stuff to pass smog.

The main thing is not to kid ourselves because of a few more horses. Remember the M6 has 50% more horsepower than a 650, yet it is only a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-02-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By chuck92103
yeah but don't forget BMW had to tune the...

yeah but don't forget BMW had to tune the software to maintain fuel economy. Things are not always what they seem.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-02-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By chuck92103
I know of 645's (coupes) that have done 0-60 in...

I know of 645's (coupes) that have done 0-60 in 4.7 seconds stock with an automatic. The 650's have more HP but they are not any faster from what I have heard/seen. The extra HP was more for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By chuck92103
You might find after you drive 3k-5k miles the...

You might find after you drive 3k-5k miles the service indicators will come on. It's not a mile for mile exchange for the count down. 8k may become 5k in as little as a couple weeks. My car pops up...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,969
Posted By chuck92103
MDX is a good alternative although the style is...

MDX is a good alternative although the style is questionable for some. Overall a good value for the money.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-29-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By chuck92103
List is about $2595, you should be able to get it...

List is about $2595, you should be able to get it for less the $2k.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=232790
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By chuck92103
3 series are all over the place and in great...

3 series are all over the place and in great supply. There is no reason for a dealer to give anyone a good trade since there is no shortage.

So although they offered you a lot less than...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 10-28-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By chuck92103
Simple answer is no. Bluetooth is a transport...

Simple answer is no. Bluetooth is a transport mechanism that supports many protocols.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-28-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By chuck92103
I was referring to the extended maintenance plan,...

I was referring to the extended maintenance plan, not the extended warranty.

Is the car a CPO? If so the extended warranty is included.

With a CPO the standard 4yr/50k mile warranty is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-27-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By chuck92103
You can buy the extended maintenance for 6yr/100k...

You can buy the extended maintenance for 6yr/100k for about $2k or so. I would do this so you have fixed costs. You can ask the dealer for a good price as part of the negotiations.

The price they...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,969
Posted By chuck92103
Well oil is at its highest price per barrel. 12...

Well oil is at its highest price per barrel. 12 MPG SUV's will be dumped shortly. I suspect a flood of them on the used car market and BMW begging folks to take 4.8 X5's before long.

Sit tight....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By chuck92103
I had a M3 in the past. To me the A/S in my 6...

I had a M3 in the past. To me the A/S in my 6 steers better. :dunno: There is a lot of slop in the M3 steering which I do not like.

I agree it could be tires although I have run flats and have no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,428
Posted By chuck92103
Leases should be about $125 per $10k. I would...

Leases should be about $125 per $10k. I would think your payment would be $525-$600 at the most.

You can buy the car with 100% financing for $45,000 (including tax), @ 5.75% interest for about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By chuck92103
Yeah that $3k cap cost reduction needs to go. Put...

Yeah that $3k cap cost reduction needs to go. Put down multiple MSD's instead. Or nothing.

The average BMW lease is about $125 per month per $10k.

Your monthly payment really is closer to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By chuck92103
Regardless of ED, $50k is $50k. Are you...

Regardless of ED, $50k is $50k.

Are you saying lease a $50k car with an ED cost of $46k or so? Than it would be a $46k car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By chuck92103
I doubt you can get a $50k car for $500 per month...

I doubt you can get a $50k car for $500 per month lease.

maybe $600-$800.:dunno: be sure to factor in a up front costs along with possible new tires before lease turn in. :thumbup:
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-25-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By chuck92103
1 is the same as the 3, $500 I can't...

1 is the same as the 3, $500

I can't imagine being lower than $500. That is low enough.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,009
Posted By chuck92103
A lot of insurance companies do this now. They...

A lot of insurance companies do this now. They would rather pay you off and out of their hair. They are tired of people whining about their cars never driving the same again, multiple trips to the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-25-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,534
Posted By chuck92103
Parties happen all the time. You going to tell us...

Parties happen all the time. You going to tell us what this one was for or do we have to guess? :dunno:

Looks like a press gathering. :dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By chuck92103
Check out this thread. ...

Check out this thread.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=232790
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-25-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,532
Posted By chuck92103
I really like the GS's. My favorite Lexus....

I really like the GS's. My favorite Lexus. :thumbup:
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