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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By opticspen
Agree, are u going to continue ask for repair? Or...

Agree, are u going to continue ask for repair? Or even ask for buy back?

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By opticspen
Not sure if we can complete solve it, kind of a...

Not sure if we can complete solve it, kind of a hassle since I'm really busy lately.
Anyone finally have this resolved?

Dealer rebalanced my tire again and no luck.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-27-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By opticspen
talked with few people actually i think its still...

talked with few people actually i think its still there and many car have it if not all, just very slight that many people even dont notice

I brough my car into dealer and they admitted its there,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-26-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By opticspen
steering wheel vibration on 2014 model

I felt a steering wheel vibration at 40-60 mph which is the notorious issue been discussed back in 2012-2013.

but for a 2014 328i with 17" wheel and conti tires, I feel the same issue, it's not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By opticspen
Yes, i said its new car in my second last post ...

Yes, i said its new car in my second last post
Anyway, is it a good price, i got few quote from bimmerfest at 5700 off

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By opticspen
The 328i base msrp 37300 exclude destination, the...

The 328i base msrp 37300 exclude destination, the one i saw have a metallic paint, which is 500
And make the msrp 37800 +925 destination

Can one really get 6000-7000 off?

I do not have UDE...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By opticspen
thanks, it have additional warranty to cover the...

thanks, it have additional warranty to cover the mileage it had and the extra one year.
so basically the left warranty is the exact same as the new car with few more miles.

the original price is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By opticspen
saw a 328i gran turismo service loaner, is it good to go

seems can get 10000 off MSRP
have 6.5k miles, should have similar warranty as a brand new vehicle

is it worth pulling the trigger?

GT looks very nice to me, my concern is it's a service...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By opticspen
I had emailed Jon, but didn't get response yet. ...

I had emailed Jon, but didn't get response yet.
thanks guys anyway.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By opticspen
15% off MSRP seems attractive, even if I go with...

15% off MSRP seems attractive, even if I go with 328D Base? I assume it have moon roof and power seat, that's the one I care the most. thanks
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By opticspen
how much off MSRP is a good price now in Northern CA

am looking for a 328D for daily commute
saw some brand new one with pretty high price tag (loaded with premium, navi...etc)
typically for a minimal equipped 328i or 328d, how much off MSRP will be...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-08-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By opticspen
looking for a 2014-2015 X1 with Ultimate package, how much off MSRP can I get?

in Northern california

want to get a sense how much off MSRP is possible now.
unfortunately, I do not have the UDE voucher,

thanks guys.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,773
Posted By opticspen
Yes, I'm talking about 2011-13 Touareg, which...

Yes, I'm talking about 2011-13 Touareg, which start using 8AT. regarding the engine performance, as said, Just for daily driving, the TDI performs more pleasing, in the other side, X5D is faster when...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,773
Posted By opticspen
point is simple, BMW's diesel isn't as good as...

point is simple, BMW's diesel isn't as good as TDI so far. recommend Gasoline 35i which I liked it so much.

price is the only reason for me to go for something other than BMW, since I'm relatively...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,773
Posted By opticspen
:) everyone had their own opinion, I respect...

:)
everyone had their own opinion, I respect yours.
I tested drove both, and compared head by head.

single turbo doesn't mean it's worse, BMW goes to single turbo dual scroll as well. as SPEC...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,773
Posted By opticspen
Tested drove a used X5 Diesel

it's a 2009 version, but car is in good shape

after 30 min test drive, I'd say I will not buy a E70 diesel.

it's must louder than Touareg TDI, much much lounder, it's like a tractor in the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By opticspen
Thanks man, You scared me and now I'm serious...

Thanks man, You scared me and now I'm serious thinking either CPO or go with MDX for now!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By opticspen
No I cannt afford 11 version, since I'm very very...

No I cannt afford 11 version, since I'm very very consevative in terms of spending.
It normally takes you close to 50k to get a 11 model, if so I would go brand new Tuareg TDI LUX

however, though...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By opticspen
I'm thinking so and does it really cover 6yr-100k...

I'm thinking so and does it really cover 6yr-100k miles?

And seems 3500 is quite a lot money, within 2 yrs do you reAly think you break water pump type of failure 3 times?

The power train seems...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By opticspen
thanks ductman, it seems you did have trouble...

thanks ductman, it seems you did have trouble with X5 :)

good to know the diesel one are still the old fashion water pump, and regarding the recalls, if I made a visit to dealer, will they help to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By opticspen
hows the reliability on 2009 diesel model (any major common failures?)

I saw a lot of people get water pump stop working at only 40-60K miles, and it cost more than $1k to repair,

anyone have idea that if this type of failure happen only in 2007-2008 3.0si model, or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By opticspen
Sorry, but I do not quite understand what you...

Sorry, but I do not quite understand what you mean, one is CPO and obviously it has 2 years more warranty

One is 2009 and is abut to expire infew month, but if the car is running good, wha's the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By opticspen
:) the CPO one sure does, but is this a good idea...

:) the CPO one sure does, but is this a good idea to get a pretty much base BMW?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By opticspen
2008 gasoline or 2009 Diesel, about to buy an used X5

Hi, All:

I had couple of choice for now, have to buy a bigger family car before year end, just sold my BMW 3 and now driving my wife's mini, :) then you guys know it.

i have couple of choice...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-28-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By opticspen
yes, this is what the dealer told me, I was...

yes, this is what the dealer told me, I was looking for a used X5 D.


thanks
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