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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-26-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By grizbo
Thanks for your review--might have to consider it.

Thanks for your review--might have to consider it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-29-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,262
Posted By grizbo
Just wondering--do some of the 4 series models...

Just wondering--do some of the 4 series models still come out of dealer allocation? Other than M4 of course.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-29-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By grizbo
I use Klima Cleaner in the 911 every Spring and...

I use Klima Cleaner in the 911 every Spring and it works great--never had to use it in a BMW however....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,603
Posted By grizbo
Posters above are busting your chops for writing...

Posters above are busting your chops for writing "breaks" when you mean "brakes". Glad you're OK!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-06-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,308
Posted By grizbo
Beautiful car and your interior color choice is...

Beautiful car and your interior color choice is great! I read through your thread on the ED site and that's the story of the year---glad you all came out of that unharmed. And excellent pics too!
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By grizbo
I also curbed my R front in Stuttgart and was...

I also curbed my R front in Stuttgart and was morose about it the last 2 days of the trip. When I got the car back 6 weeks later the wheel was perfect! I can't tell it was even repaired so maybe they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,921
Posted By grizbo
Though many on here have done and advise MSDs,...

Though many on here have done and advise MSDs, this is the first mention of long delays getting your $$$ back---is this SOP? Two days late on a lease payment and the penalty woulda been swift and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,792
Posted By grizbo
If you like WWII history, Nuremburg is a...

If you like WWII history, Nuremburg is a fantastic place to visit and not far from Munich. There's a really good museum at the "Documentation Centre" which is within a mile of Zeppelin Field. And of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-28-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,074
Posted By grizbo
At the Porsche driving school (Birmingham)...

At the Porsche driving school (Birmingham) several years ago they told us to never use the parking brake if pads are hot from heavy use for fear of warping the rotors. I'm not sure if BMW parking...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By grizbo
1-Downpayment of $3000? Don't do any...

1-Downpayment of $3000? Don't do any downpayment--do the MSD x 7 instead which you'll definitely get back at lease end.
2-If you can figure on, say, 15k miles per year instead of 18k your residual...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-31-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By grizbo
Congratulations! You did the right thing in...

Congratulations! You did the right thing in ordering as you like it instead of buying off the lot with compromises--and living in Germany, ED is a no brainer. Great build sheet, you'll get hooked on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,568
Posted By grizbo
Nice and congrats! I'm startin to get the...

Nice and congrats! I'm startin to get the itch--better stay away from these boards.
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 11-17-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By grizbo
I've never driven a 6 but have sat in several at...

I've never driven a 6 but have sat in several at dealerships. The seat seems to sit lower in relation to the floorboard meaning your legs are in more of a straight out position; the 5 has a taller...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By grizbo
When you say 7/100 are we actually getting 7 more...

When you say 7/100 are we actually getting 7 more years or is it just an extension of the factory 4/50 meaning we're only buying 3/50? If the latter, these things should be advertised and sold as...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By grizbo
They are noisy when you first turn them cause...

They are noisy when you first turn them cause they're on the highest setting. I always turn it down to the middle setting and it's not as detectable.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By grizbo
At the top of this page click on "site sponsors"...

At the top of this page click on "site sponsors" and you'll see the names of several. Then email one of those folks after you've configured your car and they'll guide you through the process. A very...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,870
Posted By grizbo
I've not thought of mine in a long time until...

I've not thought of mine in a long time until seeing this thread--so yea, definately an option you won't miss if ya don't have it. Save $600 an buy some cool sporting equipment you've wanted!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,812
Posted By grizbo
Obviously we're all stumped here too. Do post if...

Obviously we're all stumped here too. Do post if you ever get it resolved---not good if the dealer can't figure it out!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By grizbo
Anand--you can do all of your deal via the...

Anand--you can do all of your deal via the internet (unless you have a trade-in) using one of the board sponsors, guaranteed to get the best price. The part I hate most is sitting in a dealership...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,952
Posted By grizbo
Insurance is bait & switch---they suck us in with...

Insurance is bait & switch---they suck us in with low rates and then bump up the premiums in a couple years. The key is no loyalty to one company and the willingness to shop around every few years.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,813
Posted By grizbo
To the OP, I suppose you're well aware of the...

To the OP, I suppose you're well aware of the higher operating costs of a diesel that probably won't equalize out (compared to gas) in a 3 year lease. As an example, January's Roundel did a 328i vs...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-17-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,684
Posted By grizbo
This is exactly why I've never bought a used...

This is exactly why I've never bought a used car---ya just never know!
Forum: F12 / F13 M6 and F06 M6 Gran Coupe (2012 - current) 01-12-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By grizbo
Appreciate the nice video! I really do like those...

Appreciate the nice video! I really do like those frozen colors though they're an expensive upgrade. But what's a few more grand in a $130k car anyway?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,123
Posted By grizbo
My 550xi is $960/yr thru AmFam with multipolicy...

My 550xi is $960/yr thru AmFam with multipolicy discount and $1000 deductible; I live 70 miles S of StL. Haven't shopped around because our agent is my wife's good friend. Just shows, friendship can...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By grizbo
Just sent ya a pm --selling my 550ix.

Just sent ya a pm --selling my 550ix.
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