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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-18-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,150
Posted By soopra
You're gonna get a lot of mixed opinions on this...

You're gonna get a lot of mixed opinions on this topic. Personally, I'd try and put the highest octane fuel I could afford in the engine but I think it's fine with "regular." I have a F30 and the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-15-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By soopra
Not sure how common it is but some dealers will...

Not sure how common it is but some dealers will ask you to bring in your car after about 1-2 months for a check up. I'm pretty sure this is a dealer specific thing and not BMW mandated but some...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 08-14-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,396
Posted By soopra
Bumping this to add a bad experience with...

Bumping this to add a bad experience with Weatherford.

A couple of months ago, I emailed a bunch of Bay Area dealers to ask for quotes on a built to order 328i Sportline. I got a few similar...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-09-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By soopra
+1 I'm actually on my way to pick up my F30 today...

+1 I'm actually on my way to pick up my F30 today and will be using a Penfed auto loan to finance. Its easy to join and so far the customer service has been great (e.g. hold times are reasonable and...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,187
Posted By soopra
Agree with you on the insurance point. My current...

Agree with you on the insurance point. My current car is a hand-me-down from my parents when I was in college. The car is registered to my parent's house and my insurance is based on my house. The...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,187
Posted By soopra
In terms of insurance, I would tell the insurance...

In terms of insurance, I would tell the insurance company the address that I garage the car (ie my house). I understand the insurance fraud issue and will not be lying to my insurance company.
...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-02-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,187
Posted By soopra
I actually meant both registration and sales tax....

I actually meant both registration and sales tax. If you go to the CA DMV's website and use their tax/registration calculator, you can check which counties charge "extra" fees in addition to having...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-02-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,187
Posted By soopra
For California Dealers: Does it matter where I register the car?

I live in California and am about to take delivery on a new F30. While calculating the registration fees on the CA DMV website, I noticed I could save about $300 if I used my parent's address to...
Forum: California 07-30-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By soopra
Last week I got a couple of quotes from various...

Last week I got a couple of quotes from various insurance agencies. I know it varies greatly by age, location, etc. but I was surprised by the results. I've had Liberty Mutual for 5 years and they've...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-19-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,712
Posted By soopra
+1. Does anyone know if Mini ownership counts? ...

+1. Does anyone know if Mini ownership counts?

Can this loyalty program also be combined with the Drive for Team USA voucher?

Thanks
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By soopra
Do you guys know the estimated life of the tires...

Do you guys know the estimated life of the tires (in miles), for both summer and all season?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-10-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,098
Posted By soopra
Dumb question, how do option credits work? Can...

Dumb question, how do option credits work? Can they be combined with other incentives, mainly, the Drive for Team USA credit?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-10-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,506
Posted By soopra
Haha, came here to post the exact thing....

Haha, came here to post the exact thing. Hopefully our cars are ready by early August, I was planning on using it for a road trip.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-09-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,506
Posted By soopra
My dealer hasn't given me a VIN number. He's only...

My dealer hasn't given me a VIN number. He's only given me a sheet that shows the production order number.

Hopefully our cars are on the Grand Venus...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-09-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,506
Posted By soopra
Same here. I'm dying to know whether I got on to...

Same here. I'm dying to know whether I got on to the Grand Venus. The website and phone number still say my car is at the port of exit, if that's true, that would mean my car has been in Bremerhaven...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-05-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,506
Posted By soopra
My timeline is somewhat similar to yours but I...

My timeline is somewhat similar to yours but I think I missed that ship. My car's been in bremerhaven for a week now and according to my CA, it's still sitting there.

Good to know there are W&W...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-04-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 40,205
Posted By soopra
I'm also in the Bay Area and I've been seeing...

I'm also in the Bay Area and I've been seeing more and more of them. I'm down on the peninsula and I've seen 5-6 of them in the last couple of weeks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-30-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,156
Posted By soopra
When I was shopping for my 328i, I actually got a...

When I was shopping for my 328i, I actually got a quote from Niello. Their pricing wasn't as good as in the Bay Area but the CA let it be known to me that if my deal with my Bay Area dealer fell...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-29-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,156
Posted By soopra
Keep in mind your location. It looks like you're...

Keep in mind your location. It looks like you're in CA so you should be able to get a much better deal. Bay Area and So. Cal are saturated with BMW dealers who are willing to undercut each other....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-15-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 22,461
Posted By soopra
Agreed. I was talking about a purchase deal, the...

Agreed. I was talking about a purchase deal, the rebate is applied after the sales price and tax are determined.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-15-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 22,461
Posted By soopra
I asked my CA about the rebate a while back and...

I asked my CA about the rebate a while back and he mentioned that it is applied AFTER taxes. Not sure what state you're in but in California that comes out to around $100 in extra tax since tax rates...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-13-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By soopra
Yeah, I've concluded that either the dealer...

Yeah, I've concluded that either the dealer doesn't know how to order a car (not likely) or I need to ask for my deposit back and start shopping again...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-13-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By soopra
Thanks. I found the 2012 guide also and forwarded...

Thanks. I found the 2012 guide also and forwarded it to the dealer. Let's see what he says...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-13-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By soopra
Leather required with Sportline??

Just got off the phone with my CA and he is saying that leather is required with the sportline. Can anyone confirm this?

I ordered my car about 3 weeks ago and they didn't say anything the day I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-11-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,402
Posted By soopra
Can someone explain how the PDC works on the...

Can someone explain how the PDC works on the front? For example, is it "always on" or is it activated after you reverse? For example, the sidewalk in front of my house is just big enough for two cars...
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