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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-23-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,856
Posted By jblackburn
Performance Center Delivery

At BMW Zentrum Museum after Performance Center Delivery.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 08-03-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,642
Posted By jblackburn
My brother picked up a 535 from Greg as well - he...

My brother picked up a 535 from Greg as well - he is in Phoenix and had a great experience. He had the car shipped for a reasonable price.
Forum: The Detail Department 05-13-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By jblackburn
It is cosmoline (for rust prevention). Do a...

It is cosmoline (for rust prevention). Do a search on removing it. I've seen it on my 2007 X3 and 2013 X1.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-16-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By jblackburn
My X1 doesn't have a button like that. There is...

My X1 doesn't have a button like that. There is a button for turning eco mode on and off - next to the DSC button and under the radio. The picture in the link looks like it is next to the gear...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-16-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By jblackburn
I also compared the trip computer to actual gas...

I also compared the trip computer to actual gas filled up to make sure I wasn't getting an inaccurate number. The trip computer was very accurate - within 0.2 mpg.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-15-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By jblackburn
Cool -- I turned on the guide lines ... and it is...

Cool -- I turned on the guide lines ... and it is looking more familiar to the X3 now.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-15-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By jblackburn
I think the leatherette will be fine. The main...

I think the leatherette will be fine. The main reason I got the premium package is the dimming mirrors and garage door opener and it seems to be the only way to get it. I would be ok without the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-14-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By jblackburn
2013 X1 sDrive28 3000 mile review

I crossed over the 3000 mile mark just about 3 weeks after picking up the car at the PDC on March 21st with my dad (I asked my wife if she wanted to drive across the country with me first - and she...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 03-28-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,642
Posted By jblackburn
Just wanted to hit up this thread again. I did a...

Just wanted to hit up this thread again. I did a PDC delivery with Greg on an X1. Greg did an excellent job keeping me informed about the status of my car. Everything about the transaction was...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 03-26-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By jblackburn
I made it back from PDC yesterday. We had a...

I made it back from PDC yesterday. We had a great time - looking forward to going back there again. My trip computer was reset during the orientation. When I got home:
45:27hr
2795mls
28.0 mpg...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By jblackburn
Mohave with carbon black

I picked up a carbon black with Mohave interior. It looks awesome.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 03-02-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By jblackburn
Well, it is getting a lot closer. I've booked...

Well, it is getting a lot closer. I've booked the flights - coming in on the later side - 11:25PM arrival time. I sent off my travel information to the PDC just a few minutes ago. The car is...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-10-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,605
Posted By jblackburn
A few things could add some mileage to the car...

A few things could add some mileage to the car before you get it. Take a look at some of the videos of the transport ships and you can see how you can get some extra mileage if your car was at the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-31-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By jblackburn
This isn't a great deal. 2600 miles at lease...

This isn't a great deal. 2600 miles at lease purchase price of .20 a mile would be $520 and it seems you should be able to get an X5 for $500-1000 or so over invoice. So I would take the new car...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-26-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By jblackburn
I've made the trip from Los Angles to Bay Area...

I've made the trip from Los Angles to Bay Area many times on both the 5 and up 101. I'll probably take the 5 on this trip since it will be near the end. I'm tentatively scheduled for March 21st...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-03-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By jblackburn
Looking at doing I-20 to I-10. Not sure if...

Looking at doing I-20 to I-10. Not sure if better to go through Texas and down to the border through Tuscon to Phoenix or to go through OK, Albuquerque, Flagstaff to Phoenix. Car is in 112 right...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-01-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By jblackburn
Route back to California?

I'm in the process of ordering a X1 for PDC delivery - hopefully sometime in March. Any recommended routes to get back to CA? I live in the Bay Area but probably going to try to stop in Phoenix to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-30-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By jblackburn
>>>>Servotronic tightens steering at higher...

>>>>Servotronic tightens steering at higher speed.>>>>

That is the info I'm looking for.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-30-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By jblackburn
The ultimate package includes the driver...

The ultimate package includes the driver assistance package and that has the backup camera. Backup camera is now a must have option.

I really don't want to get xDrive. Don't want the complexity,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-29-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By jblackburn
Should I get servotronic on sDrive?

So I read the BMW description of servotronic and I seen lots of posts about it, but I'm still not sure if I want it. I do know servotronic on the sDrive isn't the same as servotronic on a xDrive. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-13-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By jblackburn
Go to the dealer. I had just purchased a house...

Go to the dealer. I had just purchased a house (2 months) and had a new employer (6 months) when I was approved. But I don't think the online form can handle it.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-25-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,642
Posted By jblackburn
Smile Another Awesome Experience with Greg!

I just got back from picking up a new X3 xDrive28i from Greg Poland at Pacific BMW. Greg was great to work with - from the deal, to the order process, to the pickup. It was the best car buying...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-08-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By jblackburn
It was a 2013. I would be leasing. The sales...

It was a 2013. I would be leasing. The sales tax is the $64.26 per month x 36 = $2320.

bmwconfig is showing MSRP $54,895 and invoice of $50,655 (if I got the options correct).
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-07-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By jblackburn
Thanks for the response. The $466 for the DMV...

Thanks for the response. The $466 for the DMV fee seems likely. I was surprised they didn't have MACO and training separate, but I'm guessing they just bundled it into the cap cost. I was finally...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-07-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By jblackburn
2012 X3 Lease calcs

Hello,

I went to my local Bay Area dealership to take a look at X3's and X1's. I have a vehicle coming off lease in the next 2 months so I need to start looking at a replacement. I wasn't...
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