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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-26-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By irianjim
+1. Go talk to your banker and see what he/she...

+1. Go talk to your banker and see what he/she could do for you to finance the $57k for five years. You would certainly be better off by owning the car over a five year time period.

I am not a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 783
Posted By irianjim
My thoughts exactly. Maybe if you can get Kat...

My thoughts exactly. Maybe if you can get Kat interested in a 428 vert, she will sell you her car.:)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By irianjim
Love the picture. Somebody is going to get a...

Love the picture. Somebody is going to get a beautiful car.

Nice to hear that it has been trouble free, as the forum usually only mentions problems. I am hoping that is the new norm for these...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-14-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By irianjim
I've got the same issue with my E93, so I don't...

I've got the same issue with my E93, so I don't think it is new. It is always a struggle to get into and out of the car as my other car is parked beside it in the garage. Always have to be careful....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By irianjim
I don't know if the picture colors are coming...

I don't know if the picture colors are coming across correctly in the picture but on my screen they look pink. If they are red, could be great but if pink I am not a fan. Sorry.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By irianjim
It's hard to address your question. It really...

It's hard to address your question. It really depends on what your priorities are as they are really different cars with different qualities. The 335is is much more of a performance car than the 428....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-08-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,128
Posted By irianjim
BMW may put a three cylinder in a 320, they just...

BMW may put a three cylinder in a 320, they just won't get me in it as well.

BMW's used to be about ultimate driving machines, but their target market has changed. They have moved from a niche...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By irianjim
Congratulations on your purchase. If you are...

Congratulations on your purchase. If you are happy with the deal, then it is a good deal. Keep a good coat of wax on it and avoid the potholes. Spring should be coming soon!

Post some pictures...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By irianjim
Congratulations on your decision to move to a...

Congratulations on your decision to move to a BMW. As far as giving you advice on which particular car, it is a bit hard to tell as we don't have a lot of information on the history of the cars...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-09-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By irianjim
You can get some information on www.bmwusa.com....

You can get some information on www.bmwusa.com. You can configure a 4 series convertible and see the options and the MSRP prices.

Have fun.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-09-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,203
Posted By irianjim
I know the drill, man! Used to live in northern...

I know the drill, man! Used to live in northern BC. Every winter had to get at least one new windshield! Stay safe.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By irianjim
Production Statistics for E93?

Now that the production run has come to an end for the E93, I was curious as to the number made, by type and by year. I have done searches on the BMW sites and on the web, but the only thing I could...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,203
Posted By irianjim
One word. Beautiful. Will look even better...

One word. Beautiful.

Will look even better when spring comes and you can get the crud off her and put the summer wheels on. Until then, dodge the rocks and try and keep the windshield.....

Love...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 857
Posted By irianjim
I would think the best thing to do is to sell the...

I would think the best thing to do is to sell the car. If you are really not going to drive it for two years, the best thing to do is pocket the money from the sale and buy something new upon your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,655
Posted By irianjim
I think you know what the right answer is. You...

I think you know what the right answer is. You set the price, he made an offer based on a mechanical inspection, you accepted it, the car passed the inspection, and he wants to finish the deal.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By irianjim
If you are looking at CPO's, I would think the...

If you are looking at CPO's, I would think the BMW dealer would be able to print out any maintenance history that they have on the cars. Have you asked the BMW dealer if they have any maintenance...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By irianjim
Those are the kind of fixes I like to see - easy...

Those are the kind of fixes I like to see - easy and cheap. We've all done it - so just go out and enjoy your car!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By irianjim
So, if you are saying that the difference between...

So, if you are saying that the difference between the 2013 and 2014 is only about $1k than it is a no brainer to go with the 2014. Needs to be more of an incentive to take a car that will be a year...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-14-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,760
Posted By irianjim
Thanks. A couple of more questions. 1. Can...

Thanks. A couple of more questions.

1. Can you find out if the change to open and close the roof at speeds up to 11 mph is a result of physical changes to the top itself or is it just a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-14-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,760
Posted By irianjim
I'd like more information on what the specific...

I'd like more information on what the specific changes are that make the F33 more "usable" and "much more of a daily driving, year round car" than the E93. Other than adding xdrive for northern...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By irianjim
I can't speak as to whether your car needs this...

I can't speak as to whether your car needs this work or not, but these prices are way too high for the work involved.

Most people find a trusted independent shop to work on their cars instead of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-06-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,652
Posted By irianjim
Good luck with that. Anytime I see an ADM...

Good luck with that. Anytime I see an ADM sticker, I usually ignore it. When a sales rep mentions it, I laugh......
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-03-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By irianjim
I thought this was an interesting question, as I...

I thought this was an interesting question, as I have been wondering how much more expensive a 435i vert was over a 335i. As an exercise, I went to the BMW web site and priced out a 435i equipped as...
Forum: General BMW 01-02-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By irianjim
An interesting topic. As an aside, I looked at...

An interesting topic. As an aside, I looked at the Mercedes maintenance manual which specifically states that if you take your vehicle to Canada temporarily, such as on vacation, warranty service can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-01-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 34,121
Posted By irianjim
http://www.mymoneyblog.com/images/1005/lincoln.gif...

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And it looks like I am too old to drive a BMW. Guess I need to go get a Cadillac.:cry:
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