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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-21-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,622
Posted By xi2d
I believe vstM3 turned in a lease early as part...

I believe vstM3 turned in a lease early as part of the Pull-ahead program. The Center purchased the early turn-in (payoff of 39K) from BMWFS for 32K and then sold it for 41K. vstM3?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,622
Posted By xi2d
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-19-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,622
Posted By xi2d
My advantages on a past pull-ahead: -Lower...

My advantages on a past pull-ahead:

-Lower monthly payment on a new better packaged/optioned X5 vs the one turned in early. MF was a lot better in 2012 vs 2010.
-Over-mileage on the 2010 was...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-12-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,622
Posted By xi2d
For the current Pull ahead program, is the Center...

For the current Pull ahead program, is the Center required to purchase the early turn-in from BMWFS in order for the customer to complete the Pull-ahead transaction? Thanks.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-15-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,464
Posted By xi2d
Hi Jon, This could be a good time to lease...

Hi Jon,

This could be a good time to lease in the next few months. Does the current Pull Ahead program require the Center to purchase the early turn-in from FS (as in previous programs)? Thanks.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-17-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By xi2d
MSD amount clarification… Before/after MSD payment change?

Is it still on page 60 of the FS manual/binder?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-07-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,009
Posted By xi2d
If you really want the graphite, ask the dealer...

If you really want the graphite, ask the dealer when their next ordered graphite 5 series with same bumper (non m-sport, +/- sensors, etc) is scheduled to arrive and ask them to switch bumpers.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,529
Posted By xi2d
As long as it gets me in the HOV lane.

As long as it gets me in the HOV lane.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,710
Posted By xi2d
Sorry to hear. It sucks and is frustrating. ...

Sorry to hear. It sucks and is frustrating.

When I ordered a past lease, I told them (non-sponsor) not to drill the front bumper and reminded them multiple times leading up to delivery. They...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,710
Posted By xi2d
If you have to deal with non-forum...

If you have to deal with non-forum sponsors/Centers, let them know up front that you will only work with them if you know you will give them perfect scores on the post delivery survey. They behave...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,115
Posted By xi2d
I have never driven a Tesla so cannot comment on...

I have never driven a Tesla so cannot comment on them. Decision will depend on your budget, commute/HOV access and driving habits/preferences.

In Feb this year, I purchased a 2014 Volt at month...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-03-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By xi2d
Unless they updated it since Dec 2013, page 60 of...

Unless they updated it since Dec 2013, page 60 of the Finance Handbook will explain the computation, per another thread. Leased from Stevens Creek and they did not compute the MF w/ MSDs correctly. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,617
Posted By xi2d
Also, factor in any mileage overage and wear and...

Also, factor in any mileage overage and wear and tear in the calculations. This may cover the trade deficit.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-24-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,401
Posted By xi2d
Thanks Justin!

Thanks Justin!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-24-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,401
Posted By xi2d
When you were behind the desk, did the "Binder"...

When you were behind the desk, did the "Binder" have a section with instructions on how to calculate each security deposit?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-23-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,401
Posted By xi2d
ARD, I don't think my last dealer got away with...

ARD, I don't think my last dealer got away with or gained anything by collecting an extra $350 in security deposits. I let it go bec everything else about the deal was fine and I thought FS would...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-23-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,401
Posted By xi2d
I asked the same question last year after our...

I asked the same question last year after our last lease because they calculated BEFORE the MF adjustment. The four leases prior to that, they calculated AFTER the MF adjustment. I showed the last...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-18-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Posted By xi2d
If you stick with the current dealer, your...

If you stick with the current dealer, your monthly payment is close to a multiple of $50. You could:

1. Grind the center to lower the sell price to get you at $799.99, or
2. Put down a small...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-15-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,737
Posted By xi2d
: popcorn:

: popcorn:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-16-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,891
Posted By xi2d
This was my story…just delete the part about job...

This was my story…just delete the part about job offering free charging.

Pre-Volt, because of the traffic, I stayed 1-2 nights/wk near the office. With the Volt/HOV access, I stay locally 2...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-19-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,591
Posted By xi2d
5-series Lines and Options conundrum

I sincerely apologize to you Daniel. My post was not an attack on you. It was intended to be praise for Jon S.


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-18-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,591
Posted By xi2d
…Dos Equis line.

…Dos Equis line.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-28-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By xi2d
IIRC, it was discussed here that if you lease...

IIRC, it was discussed here that if you lease from Center A and return the vehicle to Center B, Center B (and the customer possibly indirectly) have an advantage over Center A...Something to do with...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-03-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,100
Posted By xi2d
Prior to MY14, I observed that at the end of the...

Prior to MY14, I observed that at the end of the month/program, dealers would say "lock it now, looks like no ECO Credit next month."
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-17-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By xi2d
Pasa-d, Will not replace it till next...

Pasa-d,

Will not replace it till next Spring. I still have a year left on the Volt lease and don't need a 2nd vehicle at this time. If I had to, I would have replaced it with the AH3.

I had...
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