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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,804
Posted By jbueno
It doesn't take long but can be pricey if you are...

It doesn't take long but can be pricey if you are out of warranty. I had all 8 replaced on my 2012 550xi and was curious about the total cost sans warranty. They told me about $3,000 for the whole...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-04-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,888
Posted By jbueno
$1100 for the 5 year BMW insurance w/ $50...

$1100 for the 5 year BMW insurance w/ $50 deductible. I chose the BMW plan over the 3rd party plan which was $950 with no deductible. I've replaced 2 tires since last May.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By jbueno
I have an issue where when I plug in the USB, the...

I have an issue where when I plug in the USB, the Bluetooth Audio check box gets grayed out. It doesn't allow me to check the box after this point. The only way to make it clickable again is to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,776
Posted By jbueno
I'm pretty sure you can buy the insurance up to...

I'm pretty sure you can buy the insurance up to 30 days after purchasing the car (they don't advertise this, but ask about it). I bought the BMW insurance (not third party) and have used it once. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-25-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,477
Posted By jbueno
Getting ding'd is part of life. My advice is not...

Getting ding'd is part of life. My advice is not to worry so much about it. I live in the city and if I worried about scuffs all the time, I would never go anywhere since I would never be able to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,052
Posted By jbueno
The extra $1.93 per day is worth it when...

The extra $1.93 per day is worth it when considering the opportunity cost of arriving at your destination faster. Time is money!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By jbueno
I debated getting the insurance and am glad I...

I debated getting the insurance and am glad I did. After 5 months, one of my tires actually burst. Had it been a regular tire, I probably would have lost control of the car. Thanks to the run...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,052
Posted By jbueno
I'm a bit stunned that some of you get as high...

I'm a bit stunned that some of you get as high MPG as you do with "aggressive driving." I live in the city and seldom drive on the highway. However, I drive very aggressively and am lucky to get...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-07-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,674
Posted By jbueno
There is a huge difference between just being in...

There is a huge difference between just being in Sport+ and using Sport+ with D/S mode. The shifts between gears are much quicker, and it does hold the engine at higher revs. I have a 2012 550...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,681
Posted By jbueno
In march we test drove an a7 at the Tyson's...

In march we test drove an a7 at the Tyson's Corner VA dealership. At the time, the car was new and they claimed it was in high demand. I wa upgrading from an A6 and had used the same dealer for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,610
Posted By jbueno
I test drove both the 535 and 550 (both Xdrive...

I test drove both the 535 and 550 (both Xdrive with sport packages) and loved them both. The 550 won out easily, the difference in power is noticable. Once I built out both cars, the difference was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-20-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By jbueno
I was offered about $950 for a non-BMW insurance...

I was offered about $950 for a non-BMW insurance plan for 5 years with no deductible. This covers the tires and rims for accidental, but not bumper rash or normal wear. They also offered a BMW plan...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-24-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By jbueno
I can't comment on the lease numbers, but...

I can't comment on the lease numbers, but regarding the price typically when people say invoice+ they are referring to:
1)the invoice price of the car plus options
2)Destination and Handling (895)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By jbueno
Thanks for the feedback everyone. While I love...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. While I love CA and FL, that's way out of my range to try and save $1,000. I guess I'll just have to wait and see if the incentive gods smile down upon us in May. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-19-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By jbueno
The above assessments are dead on. My friend and...

The above assessments are dead on. My friend and I each ordered 550i xdrive's on 3/31 in the DC area. One AW, one carbon black, both with very similar packages and even the same interiors. We...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By jbueno
If you haven't checked it out already, I...

If you haven't checked it out already, I recommend you spend some time on Edmunds.com to try and get the $1,500 528i coupon:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-611808.html
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By jbueno
https://www.bmwusa.com/Secured/Content/Forms/UDESu...

https://www.bmwusa.com/Secured/Content/Forms/UDESummer.aspx
Hit the No ID Code box and use the search by Zip feature.

Not sure about the details of the coupon since you don't actually get it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By jbueno
BMW Drive for Team USA Events

Does anyone know if they are holding any events in May? I tried different zip codes on the official BMW page and from the looks of it they are only in June and July (June 9th in the Washington DC...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,712
Posted By jbueno
For a week now I've been trying to generate this...

For a week now I've been trying to generate this rebate without luck. I have also been clicking around on the 5 series pages within Edmund's site for the past week. Today on Google I searched "auto...
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