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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-11-2012, 07:32 PM
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Posted By lacarnut
It looks like you guys were right. After checking...

It looks like you guys were right. After checking with Edmunds and other sites, I conclude putting the least amount down is the best way to lease a car. This is my first lease;so, even an old dog...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-10-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
Thanks for the info. will ckeck that book out. I...

Thanks for the info. will ckeck that book out. I bought a beach condo as an investment this year and have done quite well with it. May buy another one next year. I have a good handle on mileage but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-09-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
Like I have stated, I will find out whether that...

Like I have stated, I will find out whether that is a fact or fiction. Plus, do you have State Farm or a Mickey Mouse insurance company. Another fact is that if the car is totaled in a wreck I will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-09-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
You are correct. Claiming mileage commuting from...

You are correct. Claiming mileage commuting from home to work is illegal. All those thousands of new auditors recently hired might just get around to someone that claims mileage as a deduction but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-09-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
You could fall out of your bed and break your...

You could fall out of your bed and break your neck tommorrow. It happens.

I have great insurance who will pay if the other driver is not insured. I also have a million dollar liability policy.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-09-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
I have 6 weeks before my car arrives from...

I have 6 weeks before my car arrives from Germany. So I will check with my dealer and State Farm agent to see what you say is fact or fiction.

I think you might be wrong about the percentage of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-09-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
At 55.5 cents a mile, he must put well over a...

At 55.5 cents a mile, he must put well over a 100,000 miles on his car. .....you would have to be an idiot to lease a car putting that kind of mileage on a car. Your buddy might be up **** creek if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-09-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
I have not had a wreck in over 15 years. I have...

I have not had a wreck in over 15 years. I have State Farm and they will never cancel me. So, let's say I wreck the car and I have put up that hefty deposit. If the wreck is not my fault, I am going...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-08-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
This is my first lease. So, unlike you that knows...

This is my first lease. So, unlike you that knows every thing about leases, I would like to present you with some facts.
1. Everyone's situation may be different
2. I like driving new cars and have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-07-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,339
Posted By lacarnut
Thanks for the information/education. All I can...

Thanks for the information/education. All I can say is WOW.

My 335i coupe should be here around the middle of Jan.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-01-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
Sounds right. I have a rental condo in FL and...

Sounds right. I have a rental condo in FL and deduct mileage provided the majority of the days I stay there is for business purposes such as doing repairs. In other words, if I make repairs for 4...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-30-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
Whether you buy the car or lease it, you have the...

Whether you buy the car or lease it, you have the option to use the IRS tables for mileage. Note, if you use the vehicle for personal use, you have to separate the two. Personal usage should not be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-30-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
In LA and probably in most other states, sales...

In LA and probably in most other states, sales tax is charged on the down payment and the monthly rental fees.

I ordered a 335I with the deal they are currently offering. However, sales tax is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-30-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
All depends on your credit rating. My lease rate...

All depends on your credit rating. My lease rate came out to be 3% with finacing from BMW. If I decide to buy the car when it comes in, I would go with USAA that has 1.9%.

FYI, Some dealers will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-27-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By lacarnut
Sounds like a good deal to me.

Sounds like a good deal to me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-27-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 94,267
Posted By lacarnut
This is my first lease and my first BMW. I could...

This is my first lease and my first BMW. I could have paid cash for the car but usually wind up keeping a car around 3 years or less. I purchased a new 300Z, non turbo. It drove like a boulevard car;...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-18-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By lacarnut
My First Bimmer

Have owned many sports cars ....TR3, Sunbeam Alpine, MR2 SC & Turbo, 300ZX, (2) 350z. Driving a G37 sedan now. Being a retired old fart I have too much trouble getting in and out of low slung sports...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-17-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,075
Posted By lacarnut
I just ordered a car in Louisiana with an MSRP of...

I just ordered a car in Louisiana with an MSRP of 47,861. The manufacturer offers that deal so you should be able to get it anywhere. My down payment was $4.7k for a 39 month lease with total...
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