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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-04-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By dragoncoach
Wow! Thanks for all the great and insightful ...

Wow! Thanks for all the great and insightful responses. We currently own 2 VW TDI's and are quite happy with them. I think I'm looking 335d because I've always liked the bmw driving dynamics/...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-04-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By dragoncoach
I am really getting gun shy about buying a 335D

I know this is been discussed many times but I've been doing a lot of reading and really love the 335 diesel. However, after doing a lot of research I'm starting to lose interest because of the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-31-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By dragoncoach
The car was originally an executive demo. The...

The car was originally an executive demo. The second owner said the dealer said it was a cpo car. I went to check and it wasn't. Kinda ticked me off. It was a great deal but I didn't have a good...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-29-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By dragoncoach
He "says" he has other buyers and probably does....

He "says" he has other buyers and probably does. His pricing is actually pretty good. The hook is the 18k miles. I'm over it and will just keep and drive our TDI's. I'm in no better or worse...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By dragoncoach
UPDATE! I kicked the deal. It turns out it...

UPDATE!

I kicked the deal. It turns out it wasn't a CPO car so warranty would be 2 years less. It was still a great deal but the 50k warranty extention was a deal breaker. BUT, we still have our...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-29-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By dragoncoach
When I was on the M5 forum, there was a thread...

When I was on the M5 forum, there was a thread about improperly installed windshields. It appeared there was a certain way to install windshields in M5's. When this wasn't done right, the car's...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By dragoncoach
So did you buy the car? We made a deal tonight on...

So did you buy the car? We made a deal tonight on a 2011 335d. We will probably take delivery next week as the current owner is paying off the car and getting the pink slip. It's Le Mans Blue w...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By dragoncoach
I saw all the repair records...all 3 repair...

I saw all the repair records...all 3 repair orders! Lol. Nothing unusual and the owner explained why the miles were low and his history w the car. So, yes yes, and $30,400.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By dragoncoach
335d almost in the stable!

We made a deal tonight on a 2011 335d. We will probably take delivery next week as the current owner is paying off the car and getting the pink slip. It's Le Mans Blue w Dakota Beige interior. It's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By dragoncoach
There are many factors in figuring out what a car...

There are many factors in figuring out what a car is worth. First, you never listed the equipment it has or how much you paid for it. Sorry to tell you but it really doesn't matter as you already...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By dragoncoach
Have your mechanic buddies look at it as well....

Have your mechanic buddies look at it as well. Can't hurt.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By dragoncoach
A lot of CL ads say its minor damage that totaled...

A lot of CL ads say its minor damage that totaled the car. I've even seen 2012 salvaged vehicles that were in minor accident. Really?! A 2012? Unless you personally witness the reconstruction...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By dragoncoach
That's a load of crap. The records may show the...

That's a load of crap. The records may show the previous owner's name and address which could be easily be eliminated from the record. It just takes more time. Most dealers don't have the used car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By dragoncoach
If you haven't noticed, a LOT of cars in the...

If you haven't noticed, a LOT of cars in the Sacramento areas are salvaged titles. Be very careful. Always do a PPI by someone YOU trust. Expand your search to the Bay Area if not LA and San Diego as...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By dragoncoach
Back to a 325it

We sold our '03 325i a few years ago but my wife always loved that car. Fast foward to today and we just bought a 325it wagon! Black/black, auto, 103k miles, extremely clean, pretyy much loaded along...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By dragoncoach
Your insurance should cover the loss and it...

Your insurance should cover the loss and it shouldn't affect your rates. Check into it. Good Luck.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,572
Posted By dragoncoach
You should check the M5board.com. There are...

You should check the M5board.com. There are multiple threads discussing the fit & compatibility of the unit. It is not meant to work with DSP audio systems.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By dragoncoach
If you are going to paint them, make sure you...

If you are going to paint them, make sure you prep them well. Clean them and then use a very fine grit sand paper to help the paint stick. I don't think high temp paint is necessary but it can't hurt.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By dragoncoach
Looks like an O2 sensor and it is not supposed to...

Looks like an O2 sensor and it is not supposed to leak.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By dragoncoach
Subscribing to multiple forums is fine and gives...

Subscribing to multiple forums is fine and gives one more information. Selling items is fine as well but I just think people should try to contribute or have a few more posts before trying to sell...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-12-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By dragoncoach
Hmmmm. 25 posts and 1 or 2 items for sale? You...

Hmmmm. 25 posts and 1 or 2 items for sale? You have been trying to hawk items on Xoutpost as well and got upset because you didn't read the forum rules. Maybe take the time to read the forum rules...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,240
Posted By dragoncoach
All batteries have the same power, 12volts. The...

All batteries have the same power, 12volts. The batteries vary in plate size and cold cranking amps. Don't replace the battery with one of lesser CCA. You may not experience problems right away, but...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By dragoncoach
There's was one on CL in the SF Bay Area ads. I...

There's was one on CL in the SF Bay Area ads. I think it was tan or beige. They were asking $150. It's been on several times so you may be able to deal.
Forum: Exterior 08-24-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By dragoncoach
FS: Original BMW X5 Car Top Carrier (SOLD)

SOLD........thanks for looking!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By dragoncoach
If you check the KBB, I don't think there is an...

If you check the KBB, I don't think there is an add for aerokits. As mentioned previously, it's all a matter of preference. If one is looking for an X w/ the aerokit, they may be willing to pay more....
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