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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,184
Posted By alewifebp
Auto hold and auto start stop.

Auto hold and auto start stop.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By alewifebp
Same here. With a $77k MSRP. Multiple...

Same here. With a $77k MSRP. Multiple securities and ED really help things out a lot.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By alewifebp
You really owe it to yourself to contact Greg...

You really owe it to yourself to contact Greg Poland though. He will arrange all of that for you and give you a great deal. You just sign paperwork and pay money, the way that a car buying...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,624
Posted By alewifebp
I'm on my second F10 550i. First was a 2011,...

I'm on my second F10 550i. First was a 2011, which have some recurring problems with the N63 engine. I had a problem with it last year during the final year of my lease. Now I have a 2014. You...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 751
Posted By alewifebp
I took mine in for service shortly after it came...

I took mine in for service shortly after it came back to the US. I closed the door one day and heard a crunch. After that, you could hear a noise like something was loose rattling around when the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By alewifebp
Order one and get exactly what you want. Check...

Order one and get exactly what you want. Check with Greg Poland, that dealer is a lot closer than Georgia to you. Many people are able to save enough money so that even with the extra costs of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,477
Posted By alewifebp
Typically the only two tools for the manufacturer...

Typically the only two tools for the manufacturer or dealer to increase profit per unit is to roll out less incentives or to make the spread between cost and MSRP large enough for the dealer to make...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,477
Posted By alewifebp
It really is meant to be a 550 competitor +1. A...

It really is meant to be a 550 competitor +1. A little more horsepower, naturally aspirated, and lighter. With an upgraded suspension, it should be a nice performer. Looks wise, it won't win any...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-06-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By alewifebp
Yeah, it's a different world out there. The fact...

Yeah, it's a different world out there. The fact that MB and BMW are having this competition proves that. Although let's not forget the past with models like the 318ti and C Coupe from the not too...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 36,657
Posted By alewifebp
So the consensus is that this doesn't apply to...

So the consensus is that this doesn't apply to the N63TU? I had the problem on my 2011 with the N63, but the work they did fixed it for the remaining time I had it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By alewifebp
Over engineering is great as long as it has a...

Over engineering is great as long as it has a purpose. Over engineering just to over engineer something is much less valuable. I had a 2004 E500, and one of the most useless over engineered bits...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By alewifebp
Awesome! :bigpimp: BMW giveth, BMW taketh away. ...

Awesome! :bigpimp: BMW giveth, BMW taketh away.

Interior lighting will be fireflies in a glass jar.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-01-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,915
Posted By alewifebp
The Alpina B6 would be a good option. Given...

The Alpina B6 would be a good option.

Given the quirkiness of measuring performance of tunes, I'd much rather get the real deal from the factory. Given the need for AWD, the RS7 is a very nice...
Forum: European Delivery 01-01-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By alewifebp
I'm a long time SPG fan. I've received most of...

I'm a long time SPG fan. I've received most of my Starpoints from my SPG Amex card. Redemption rates as low as 1,000 Starpoints for some upgrades and promotions. With the very large variety of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 30,117
Posted By alewifebp
Rich would have to answer this question, but to...

Rich would have to answer this question, but to get around any licensing issues, you can download the freely available Windows 10 preview and install that in a VM on your Mac. I don't know how well...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 30,117
Posted By alewifebp
Rich would have to answer this question, but to...

Rich would have to answer this question, but to get around any licensing issues, you can download the freely available Windows 10 preview and install that in a VM on your Mac. I don't know how well...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-25-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,675
Posted By alewifebp
On the F10, if you want to the 704 suspension,...

On the F10, if you want to the 704 suspension, you must get RWD. The RWD M Sport with 704 also sits a little lower. AWD comes with the crappy GoodYear LS2 tires.

Whether you have RWD or AWD, if...
Forum: European Delivery 12-24-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,541
Posted By alewifebp
Considering this will be the summer, expect...

Considering this will be the summer, expect traffic that will add a lot of time. I spent an extra hour or two driving from Immendstadt to Neroth (near Nurburg, things were sold out when I was to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-22-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By alewifebp
As long as they are a reputable place and have...

As long as they are a reputable place and have the GSP 9700 you should be good. I've done that for years at a local tire chain.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By alewifebp
The E550 sells barely any. The Ml550 is the same...

The E550 sells barely any. The Ml550 is the same story. It made sense given how they have discouraged the V8 in the E and ML all of these years. Horrible residuals on the V8 models means horrible...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-21-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By alewifebp
It's too early to tell if the V8 will still be...

It's too early to tell if the V8 will still be around in the next gen 550 equivalent. The latest news seems to indicate that it will. While some people scoffed at it, you can now see the reason for...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-21-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,051
Posted By alewifebp
If you lease another BMW, you will fill out...

If you lease another BMW, you will fill out paperwork that will roll over your security deposit to your new lease. They give you a loyalty discount on the security deposit. On a first time lease,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,475
Posted By alewifebp
Can't go by amount less than MSRP, rather go by...

Can't go by amount less than MSRP, rather go by the amount over invoice, the take out all of the incentives. Nice tax rate in DE.

Speak to a board sponsor. If you want to go up to NJ, you will...
Forum: European Delivery 12-18-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By alewifebp
That was the same flight I took when I went to...

That was the same flight I took when I went to Munich in July. Make sure your connection to Philadelphia is solid. On the day of my flight there were bad thunderstorms. We left a little late, but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,202
Posted By alewifebp
Coming from a 2011, one of the disappointments I...

Coming from a 2011, one of the disappointments I have is with the ambient lighting. They might as well just remove the under wood lighting because it is nearly imperceptible at full brightness. ...
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