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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-15-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By MTech8
i3 Charge Station

If I don't need the speed of the L2 charger. I can have it plugged in all day to my regular socket. Is there any reason why I should pick one up and have installed? Besides that it's one cool looking...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-15-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By MTech8
Thanks. Just FYI.. incentive doesn't apply to...

Thanks. Just FYI.. incentive doesn't apply to Priority 1 cars.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-13-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By MTech8
Ultimate Driving Event Credit and Priority 1 Cars

Hi. Can the Ultimate Driving Event $1000 credit be applied to a priority 1 car? I'm told it's not. Just wanted to confirm the validity.

Thanks
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-11-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By MTech8
Do you have a CA you work with regularly? You can...

Do you have a CA you work with regularly? You can always ask the dealership if they have a dealer test car to take on an extended test drive. I've done it for other BMW's and haven't asked to do it...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-11-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By MTech8
Lease deals at standard MF and residual possible?

So from what I've read on the internet and via threads in this forum. On leases, the standard MF and residuals are pretty much set by BMWFS. Dealers can mark up. But if they don't. Then the profits...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-09-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By MTech8
Add on mobility program

I remember hearing about the add on mobility program. Where i owners can borrow conventional cars as loaners. Anyone have information about this?
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-09-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By MTech8
Got to try out an i3 this weekend. Drove 70 miles...

Got to try out an i3 this weekend. Drove 70 miles freeway (about 75 mph) and 12 miles local. Had to use 1 bar (out of 4 i think) of gas via Rex. Didn't even notice the Rex come on. Freeway road noise...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By MTech8
Where are the i3s built? South Carolina?

Where are the i3s built? South Carolina?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-09-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By MTech8
Thanks for the info.. greatly appreciated

Thanks for the info.. greatly appreciated
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By MTech8
Thanks!! That never occurred to me as an option....

Thanks!! That never occurred to me as an option. I called around. To wrap the hood, it would only cost about $150-300. Asked them if it would be a problem since the i3 is made of Carbon Fiber...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By MTech8
Is the standard buy rate (Money Factor) the same...

Is the standard buy rate (Money Factor) the same for all cars across BMW? How often does it change? Monthly?

Wondering what the standard MF is for an i3 this month.
(Sorry for hijacking this...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-08-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By MTech8
Thanks Justin. But with OC, if during the...

Thanks Justin.

But with OC, if during the time where I choose to keep/return, if the car is valued less than the residual, do I need to make up the difference (as Stevej2001 mentioned)?

Besides...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-08-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By MTech8
Lease Returns and Re-Painted Cars

Wondering what would happen if I leased a car (i3) and painted it's (black hood to white). When I return the car, would that pose a problem? Would I need to repaint it to black as originally...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-08-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By MTech8
So can the $1000 incentive be applied to i3?

So can the $1000 incentive be applied to i3?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-04-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By MTech8
Thanks for the information. I didn't realize that...

Thanks for the information. I didn't realize that about the residual difference. So with Owners Choice, I can walk away from not buying the car at the end of the payment term, but if it's worth less...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-04-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By MTech8
Owners Choice vs Leasing

Hi. I'm looking into getting into an i3.

Wanted some feedback at what the pros/cons are between Owners Choice and Leasing.

What I currently understand:
1. Both OC (Owners Choice) and L...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-04-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By MTech8
I'm debating between getting the BEV or the REX....

I'm debating between getting the BEV or the REX. Ideally I want to be able to use the car completely as electric, but am concerned about the range. One reason I want to go electric as well is with...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-04-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By MTech8
What do you like the best and least about your...

What do you like the best and least about your new i3?

How much did your car cost? Cap cost, residual, money factor? If you know any of that. Very interested in leasing one as well.

What's the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,240
Posted By MTech8
Not sure about the BMW accessories pedal. But the...

Not sure about the BMW accessories pedal. But the Hamann and AC Schnitzer pedals all need to be drilled and screwed/bolted on. I still have a set of original Hamann's that I want to get rid of, but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,471
Posted By MTech8
+1. Got the ventilated seats for our X5. Doesn't...

+1. Got the ventilated seats for our X5. Doesn't do much in cooling and is pretty loud when on. The perforated seats look good, but do collect dirt here and there. Takes more time to keep clean. Plus...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,227
Posted By MTech8
It really depends how you intend to drive the...

It really depends how you intend to drive the car. The 528 is a great choice as a commuter car, when you aren't planning on taking more than an extra passenger very often or if you are willing to rev...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By MTech8
Just an opinion and my ranking: 1....

Just an opinion and my ranking:

1. Anthracite Fineline Wood = Modern with touch of elegance
2. Aluminum = Sporty (if I were still in my 20's)
3. Dark Wood = Favorite amongst older generation...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-22-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By MTech8
Would also like to know what is a reasonable...

Would also like to know what is a reasonable price to pay.

For my X5, I paid $799 for 5 years. This was sold by dealer as a 3rd party "In-Tire" company; underwritten by IAS Warranty, INC. This was...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-22-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,000
Posted By MTech8
How do CA's bonuses work? What are CSI scores? ...

How do CA's bonuses work? What are CSI scores?

Just curious. We recently accomodated our CA by signing by the 15th so that he could get his bonus. Just wondering what that bonus is. We were going...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,156
Posted By MTech8
@jwrtiger. Thanks for the feedback. That is...

@jwrtiger.

Thanks for the feedback. That is exactly the info I was looking for. As long as the sill protector can be completely hidden then this is definitely the mat for me. It looks much more...
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