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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By VicTexas2010
Since we are talking batteries.....may I ask...

Since we are talking batteries.....may I ask couple of relevant questions?

1) what is the average life of a AGM battery - factory supplied/installed & one installed after replacing the factory...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By VicTexas2010
Can anybody in Houston,TX recommend authorized BMW repair shops ?

Hi,

My 2011 BMW 535i will be out of 4Yrs/50,000 miles factory warranty on Dec 22, 2014. I am NOT leaning towards buying extended warranty and hence interested knowing a few reputable (one you have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By VicTexas2010
I was just quoted (today) by BMW dealer herein...

I was just quoted (today) by BMW dealer herein Houston $527 installed for my 2011 BMW 535i. Of course, my battery is still good since I had last servicing done on Dec 11 but want to know just for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By VicTexas2010
My BMW 's Customized True Market Value® Price...

My BMW 's Customized True Market Value® Price #Edmunds.com :


True Market Value®
Trade-in Dealer Retail Private Party Sale
$50,437 $57,770 ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By VicTexas2010
"How many miles does your car of which they've...

"How many miles does your car of which they've appraised have?" -Oops forgot to mention that. It is 20120 (+/- teens).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By VicTexas2010
- Thanks for reply. The pay-off amount is around...

- Thanks for reply. The pay-off amount is around $45000+, I will try to push them as close to this amount as possible. Then I will offer them $500 - $1000 over invoice for 550Xi. That is my strategy....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By VicTexas2010
Finally, I took my 2011 (purchase Dt 12/23/2010)...

Finally, I took my 2011 (purchase Dt 12/23/2010) BMW 535i to a local Houston BMW dealership where I purchased in 2010. They appraised as a trade-in at $39000. I am thinking of trading-in this BMW for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By VicTexas2010
I spoke with my interdependent mechanic (who...

I spoke with my interdependent mechanic (who specializes in BMW/Merc etc.) who takes care of my 2002 Lexus ES 300 and he feels that these cars will start giving (real) trouble after 100,000 miles and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By VicTexas2010
My 2011 BMW 535i - CPOed from dealer or buy Platinum warranty

Hi,

The dealer from whom I "Owner's choice" leased this vehicle wants to sell me back as a CPO vehicle at the end of the lease if I do wish to trade-in and buy a new BMW. He already appraised the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,571
Posted By VicTexas2010
nirvana19 - I took my vehicle to a local BMW...

nirvana19 - I took my vehicle to a local BMW dealer,today, and they appraised at $39000 (I do not know if it is a good deal). I am looking to trade-in this 535i for 550 xi. I will negotiate both on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,571
Posted By VicTexas2010
nirvana19 - Thanks for showing me the excerpts...

nirvana19 - Thanks for showing me the excerpts from the contract (after I spoke to call desk I was planning to go over the contract myself this weekend) and indeed you have helped me immensely by...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,571
Posted By VicTexas2010
nirvana19 - You wrote "With Owner's Choice the...

nirvana19 - You wrote "With Owner's Choice the predetermined price is equivalent to the value of the balloon so you should basically just be able to turn the car in."

I spoke with BMWFS "lease...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By VicTexas2010
Thanks folks. I will speak to a few BMW dealers...

Thanks folks. I will speak to a few BMW dealers in Houston and will see what $ do they quote if I want to trade-in for NEW 550 xi. Unless I get a good deal and the price is > residual value, I will...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By VicTexas2010
Where can I find the current value of my 2011 BMW 535i?

Hello All,

I want to explore one of the 4 options available to "Owner;'s Choice" lease holder at lease end. The option is to sell the vehicle to a dealer and then buy a new BMW (may be 2014 BMW...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 33,571
Posted By VicTexas2010
You guys are from Dallas,TX,so let me ask you a...

You guys are from Dallas,TX,so let me ask you a question. Did any one of you purchase the car using "Owner's Choice". I am in Houston and I purchased my vehicle using "Owner's choice" because of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By VicTexas2010
Thanks a lot. I will contact BMW FS and will find...

Thanks a lot. I will contact BMW FS and will find out more details.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By VicTexas2010
BMW 535i - Owner's Choice end buying a new car. Has anyone done this?

Hi,

This is what I found as far as my "Owner's choice (actually it is not a lease I own it and BMWFS has a lien on it) is concerned.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,263
Posted By VicTexas2010
I am still confused......and need a...

I am still confused......and need a clarification.

I am in Houston,TX and I leased (Owner's choice) my BMW 535i in Dec 2010. Am under (any) contractual obligation to buy the car at the end of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By VicTexas2010
BMW 535i - My owner's choice lease is ending Dec 22,2013. What are my options?

Hello,

My 2011 BMW 535i (purchased from Houston BMW dealer on 12/23/2010) "Owner's Choice" lease with BMW FS will end on 12/22/2013 and I want to know what are my options.

So far, the car is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By VicTexas2010
Ok. Thanks for GR8 feedback. I will stick...

Ok.

Thanks for GR8 feedback. I will stick with 93.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By VicTexas2010
I heard same discussion on radio on a car show by...

I heard same discussion on radio on a car show by "Jerry Reynolds "( link - http://www.ktrh.com/pages/carguypro.html). He was saying (I hope, I am NOT speaking out of context. This is STRICTLY my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By VicTexas2010
- I do not want to come across rude...

- I do not want to come across rude ...but.....Looks like you DID NOT even bother to read what I said:mad::mad:. I explicitly said and I quote here "Let us NOT get into discussion "You just bought a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By VicTexas2010
My vehicle suddenly showing next maintenance at...

My vehicle suddenly showing next maintenance at 10000 miless Dec 2012 (I do not remember the exact message). I do NOT know if something was reset manually after they top of with 1 quart of engine oil...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-11-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By VicTexas2010
Thanks a LOT folks. I will stay with 93-octane...

Thanks a LOT folks. I will stay with 93-octane gas.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-11-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By VicTexas2010
Shall I always pump 93-octane gas into my 2011 535i

Hello all,

I have been pumping 93-octane since I bought the car in 2010 Dec (2011 model year). One of my friend suggested that I should pump lesser(or least) octane fuel 3-4 times and then pump...
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