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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By ddoran
true car price was weak

tried true car

used same car and got only a 3300 discount

from bmw gallery, i was actually surprised that price was this high a % off list

but it is the end of the year and i have been a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By ddoran
quoted price ok?

a 2017 x35i space gray metalic list at 64,800 was quoted online at 56,914 by bmw gallery norwood ma
this is my company car
i have bought 2 x5s and a 428 from them in past 5 years

this price...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-17-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By ddoran
BMW to dealer incentives that end 12/31/16

will go Tuesday to look at buying a new company car, 2017 x5 35i
priced out would be around 65k
doing this for tax benefits IRS rule #179, as x5 is 6000 pounds gvw

i have a 2016 x5 as well and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-23-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By ddoran
when next X3 major re-design

have a new x5 and a 2 year old 428 conv. that we did with an ED
thinking of getting a X3 for my wife and pick it up at the factory in SC
but I am interested in when the X#3 will have its next major...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-24-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By ddoran
thanks

will do that right away

dd
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By ddoran
engine malfunction warning light just came on

have a 2012 x5 that i was driving up to the dealer to sign paperwork for new 2016 x5 when the engine malfunction yellow light came on

never had it come on before

any idea what this means and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By ddoran
done deal

it is hard to truly now what discount you get when doing a trade in
so purchased a 2016 x35i in glacier silver luxury black dakota leather
about 64k not sure as i added a dealer installed...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By ddoran
thanks

CA here in Boston said that he had 3000 in rebates so that confirms it
didnt break it down
dd
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By ddoran
Loyality Bonus and Holiday incentives for 2016 X5?

For tax reasons, I may swap my 4 year old X5 35i for a new 2016
does anyone know if there is a loyalty bonus as they BMW has had in the past and BMW USA direct to dealer incentives for a new x5?...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-06-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By ddoran
delivery date of x7s

i will be replacing my x5 at this time next year and I was looking at the present x5s at the dealer today

then after reading roundel a few minutes ago, I wondered when i could instead buy an x7
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By ddoran
thanks for tip

i just checked the service write up

they replaced front pads, sensors and rotors due to galzing
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-06-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By ddoran
glazed pads

thanks michael

my fronts brake pads are glazed

not sure if that was caused by using it on cape cod and the salt air effecting them

they are replacing the brake pads

thanks for your insight
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-01-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By ddoran
will advise

thanks for ideas
will advise
dd
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By ddoran
soft brakes

i have a 428 convertible with xdrive
did and ED last May
only 6000 miles
braking lately has been soft and hesitant
taking it to dealer next week for yearly check up anyway
i also have a 328 and...
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,807
Posted By ddoran
late spring

picked up 328 convert 7 years ago and drove down to my sister vineyard in tuscany
last june went and got a 428 with awd
nice thing about June is that trucks can't use highways on sundays which made...
Forum: European Delivery 12-03-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By ddoran
depends on where you live

i wanted to use alex but i live on the mass/ri line
too far away per wife/boss

ended up using joe shuman at bmw norwood and he took 2% off after bmw's 7%

chambers and bmw ri would not give any...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By ddoran
2" hitch mounted bike rack for 2012 x5

I would like to buy a bike rack to carry our two bikes that can mount to the hitch
any suggestions on the best rack and where to buy it?
thanks for your help!
dd
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By ddoran
replacing 4 tires on 2012 in boston

first time replacing the 4 run flat tires
quoted $300 each for bridgestone blizak i think
live in boston
recommendations for best tire for boston area??
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By ddoran
agip

we did power wash agip on our 438 convt. right next to airport as seen in photos here
the drop off office thanked us for bringing the the car spotlessly cleaned inside and out
remember to only...
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By ddoran
good news: no trucks on sundays

most trucks are prohibited from driving on the highways on Sundays
however, you will find a lot of holiday drivers pulling caravans
most places are closed except in tourist areas
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-05-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,603
Posted By ddoran
profit is better on used car

I play golf with an owner of several dealerships
used cars are more negotiable and much more profitable for dealers
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,603
Posted By ddoran
I posted similar question on 3 series

I followed the advice there as I am selling my old car as my new 428 convert ED just arrived

I did autotrader and got brokers calling me offering to help
yeck

then I went to car max for my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By ddoran
googled and found answer

i had bumped the valet switch inside the glove compartment
of course, i never even knew i had a switch there
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By ddoran
2007 328i convert trunk will not release

hit both key fobs with no luck
hit the inside button for trunk release and no life either
manual key works and trunk opens

any suggestion on what to check?

thanks!!!

dd
Forum: European Delivery 07-31-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By ddoran
sunday is truck free

drove from munich to venice on a sunday in may and then florence to innnsbruk on the following sunday
no trucks are allowed on sundays but you could be stuck behind a small car pulling a camper...
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