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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By dgkfl
Tax in TX is on the the full purchase price on a...

Tax in TX is on the the full purchase price on a lease, I guess?

56% is correct for October as far as I know. I got $1,050 as a monthly payment assuming you are rolling everything into the lease....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-15-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By dgkfl
I'm planning on using the UDE credit plus the...

I'm planning on using the UDE credit plus the BMWCCA rebate on an X5. The BMWCCA rebate is an after-purchase rebate and my understanding was that it could be used on top of any other incentive. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-15-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By dgkfl
Since I will be turning my X3 in about 50-60...

Since I will be turning my X3 in about 50-60 days, and Autovin is after me to make an appointment, I find this conversation interesting. I've decided not to let Autovin look at the car for now and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-11-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,576
Posted By dgkfl
From the posted link to the manual, page 113: ...

From the posted link to the manual, page 113:

Collision warning
Depending on how the equipment is equipped, the collision warning system consists of one of the following functions:
- Collision...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-08-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By dgkfl
Easy to show up at UDE and register

For any NY metro area people interested: I ran over to Citi Field a little before Noon today. I was able to walk right up to registration. I was told once I registered and got my badge, I was all...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-08-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By dgkfl
Hah! Just did that a couple of hours ago. The...

Hah! Just did that a couple of hours ago. The freaky part is when you reach the top you can't see the "road".
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-06-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,576
Posted By dgkfl
Hyde, apologies to OP for the thread hijack--I...

Hyde, apologies to OP for the thread hijack--I assume you were at Citi Field? I'd like to run over there to attend the event just to get the certificate. Did you just have to sign in and did they...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-04-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By dgkfl
http://ude.bmwusa.com/locations.cfm

http://ude.bmwusa.com/locations.cfm
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-02-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By dgkfl
UDE waitlisted-how get certificate?

I attempted to register for a couple of local Ultimate Driving Experience events (Queens NY) (to get the certificate). Only "wait list" was available.

What is the minimum I would need to do to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-02-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By dgkfl
Diesel order lead times

I have seen a couple of comments that X5 diesels have longer lead times. I live in NY and I have been seeing, in general, lead times for gasoline engines from the plant of only 3-4 weeks. Does...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-20-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,779
Posted By dgkfl
I have posted in the past with some detail about...

I have posted in the past with some detail about the contrast between my X1 28i and X3 35i.

Since I drive both fairly regularly, I can offer a somewhat relevant contrast. (Of course the X3 is...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-18-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By dgkfl
-Engine response: try S mode. I think what you...

-Engine response: try S mode. I think what you are feeling is a very strong tendency to stay in the highest possible gear unless you press hard on the accelerator. It feels quite different in S...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-18-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By dgkfl
I was curious after seeing your post, so I tried...

I was curious after seeing your post, so I tried to see how I could get a Pandora preset. If you click left on the wheel when the screen is as above, and make sure "[P] Pandora" is highlighted, then...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-06-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,256
Posted By dgkfl
iPhone 5S. Although text messages work, I have...

iPhone 5S. Although text messages work, I have been unable to get emails to display...until yesterday. I was driving and got a text, which did upload to the car, followed by a bunch of emails. ...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-04-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By dgkfl
The TPMS is not "in the stem." It is a unit a...

The TPMS is not "in the stem." It is a unit a couple inches square with a stem attached. The tire does need to be removed, remounted, and re-balanced. Also note that not every rim can accommodate...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-24-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,640
Posted By dgkfl
1. All 35i's have Servotronic; it was optional...

1. All 35i's have Servotronic; it was optional on 28i's until recently, so earlier ones might or might not have it.
2. I don't think any X1's have this.
3. My 2014 was built in April and has...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-25-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By dgkfl
All X1 xDrive 35i's in USA have had HPS with...

All X1 xDrive 35i's in USA have had HPS with Servotronic all along. The only change is that xDrive 28i's will now have Servotronic standard instead of as an option, just like xDrive 35i's. No EPS...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 09-22-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By dgkfl
Call up and ask them to consolidate your two...

Call up and ask them to consolidate your two accounts. They did that for me when I asked last year.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-18-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By dgkfl
Multiple Security Deposits. Where allowed (not...

Multiple Security Deposits. Where allowed (not in NY State, e.g.), each security deposit (up to 7?) reduces the lease money factor, I think, by .00007. The amount of the security deposit is related...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-25-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By dgkfl
2011 Miata 6MT PRHT.

2011 Miata 6MT PRHT.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-25-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,428
Posted By dgkfl
You may be confused...xDrives will still have...

You may be confused...xDrives will still have hydraulic power steering. Servotronic is a feature available with both HPS and EPS.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-23-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,589
Posted By dgkfl
My xDrive 28i MSport is pretty loaded. I too...

My xDrive 28i MSport is pretty loaded.

I too agree that the lighting package would be the last option I would give up. Lot's of people who have never had it will say it's not worth it. I bet you...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-13-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,626
Posted By dgkfl
Again, to me the hydraulic steering is the best...

Again, to me the hydraulic steering is the best part of the X1 relative to new-generation BMWs. It is true that the steering is relatively high-effort in parking lots (not a big deal, but different...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-12-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,626
Posted By dgkfl
I have both. My wife drives the X3 35i and I...

I have both. My wife drives the X3 35i and I drive the X1 28i xDrive MSport. They're both tall 5-door BMW's and they look similar from a distance, but that's where the similarity ends. Both have...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-12-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By dgkfl
My thought is the pre-inspection protects you...

My thought is the pre-inspection protects you from any surprises. When I scheduled mine they did it right in my office parking lot. Easy as pie.
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