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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By voip-ninja
Ya, no bitching for you. Someone claimed our...

Ya, no bitching for you. Someone claimed our overall fees aren't that bad because we don't pay ownership property tax.. WTF ever, our registration fees here are nuts. I guess we do pay a little...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By voip-ninja
Nothing I want to get into immediately although a...

Nothing I want to get into immediately although a super deal on a 5'er or 4'er would tempt me. I'm actually concerned about getting stuck in another car for 3 years with outdated tech. The tech...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By voip-ninja
Thanks. $500 loyalty discount is not that big of...

Thanks. $500 loyalty discount is not that big of a deal. I thought factory warranty was 4 years 50K miles so I would basically drive it for no more than 12 months if I bought it before trading it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By voip-ninja
Thanks guys for the help, does not sound like it...

Thanks guys for the help, does not sound like it is of much interest to me. If I buy my car out at the end of the lease to drive it another 6-12 months since miles are lower than expected would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By voip-ninja
*bump* Bueller?

*bump*

Bueller?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By voip-ninja
Right, not in their interest when it's a big...

Right, not in their interest when it's a big profit center for them.

Other manufacturers who think differently stand to benefit as this becomes a bigger issues to more customers.

It was not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By voip-ninja
I have done plenty of homework on both Apple and...

I have done plenty of homework on both Apple and Android projects related to improving communication and app integration in the automobile.

Even if there were firmware patches needed there is no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By voip-ninja
Pioneer and others shipping units that are...

Pioneer and others shipping units that are getting very positive review proves that this is a load of BS.

BMW and others could integrate Carplay if they wanted to. This might mean making some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By voip-ninja
I am considering a 5 series for my next lease.......

I am considering a 5 series for my next lease.... didn't realize us 3 series mouth breathers were stomping on your 5 series love-fest (even though my loaded 3 costs more than an entry level 5). Tech...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By voip-ninja
Dealer wants my F30 lease early?

Hey everyone, long time no talky. :hi:

So ... I've got about six months left on the lease of my 2013 F30 and I am under on miles. My local dealer has apparently identified me for some kind of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By voip-ninja
:thumbdwn: I'm not driving anything when I'm...

:thumbdwn:

I'm not driving anything when I'm sitting for 60+ minutes in a bumper to bumper commute. At those times it does not matter if I'm driving my F30 or driving a Hyundai as far as "driver...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By voip-ninja
So here's what I don't understand. If BMW has...

So here's what I don't understand. If BMW has said that they will not be shipping Apple Carplay in 2015 and to look to 2016 then that really means 2017 model year since BMW will start building the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-07-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,397
Posted By voip-ninja
That would be the residual on an $80K-$90K car,...

That would be the residual on an $80K-$90K car, when the average price of a newly leased BMW is probably more like $45-$50K.

You can also buy down the money factor quite a bit by making additional...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-07-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,397
Posted By voip-ninja
It's not likely (maybe not even possible) that...

It's not likely (maybe not even possible) that after three years and making lower monthly payments than a lease that you have any trade-in value after three years on your purchase, especially if you...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-27-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By voip-ninja
I agree that maintenance is pretty much...

I agree that maintenance is pretty much nonexistent. However a couple of legitimate things do come up;

1. If you get roof solar and you need your roof repaired or replaced, it can be expensive to...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-27-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By voip-ninja
Just noticed this and thought I would follow up. ...

Just noticed this and thought I would follow up. I've never heard of needing to replace inverters that frequently. My Fronius inverter is actually warrantied for 5 yrs so if it died in 3-5 years...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By voip-ninja
I paid flat out. Installer did a financial...

I paid flat out. Installer did a financial calculation that showed break even for the various options. Paying cash for the system was the lowest total cost of ownership followed by paying with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,397
Posted By voip-ninja
I don't use the Nav often but do find it crazy to...

I don't use the Nav often but do find it crazy to have a $40K+ car that doesn't have it. It is nice having the directions come up in the windshield HUD and the traffic view on the main console has...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-25-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By voip-ninja
For me personally the combination analog/digital...

For me personally the combination analog/digital has never been something that "works" when I wear a watch. However, that's a pretty nice example of that type.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By voip-ninja
Rolex GMT Master is a classic!

Rolex GMT Master is a classic!
Forum: Off-Topic 06-25-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By voip-ninja
To be more specific the old thread asked people...

To be more specific the old thread asked people what they wear. This is more of a pr0n (photos) thread. I have never seen a Breitling like that before, what model is it?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,397
Posted By voip-ninja
Outside forces might (will) force their hand. ...

Outside forces might (will) force their hand. Anyone who is not offering Apple Airplay (and whatever the Google equivalent is) as a feature in their cars starting in another couple of years will be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 12,397
Posted By voip-ninja
Actually I would argue that it's the technology...

Actually I would argue that it's the technology changes and safety changes that will keep more affluent customers leasing for a long time. When I was getting my first cars in the 80's and 90's every...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-25-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By voip-ninja
Yes, and this is a new one.

Yes, and this is a new one.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By voip-ninja
Nice timepiece!

Nice timepiece!
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