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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-21-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By ddeliber
I also suggest that you take a look at the prices...

I also suggest that you take a look at the prices for used 2014 335s online (cars.com or cargurus.com). This will give you an idea of the market - sure they are listed above what they will take, but...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-17-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,707
Posted By ddeliber
[/B] Is NYC sales tax really 14.2% or are...

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Is NYC sales tax really 14.2% or are there other "taxes" rolled in there as well? Wow, I thought people that lived in CA had it bad.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-21-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,534
Posted By ddeliber
To help get your dealer to their real selling...

To help get your dealer to their real selling price you can simply tell them something like: "Well I am going to atlanta this weekend and I got this price from ... I'd love to drive down there in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 46,342
Posted By ddeliber
I am fairly confident that their definition of...

I am fairly confident that their definition of large is not really that "large". To the point that if you don't make an incentive tier, you go out of business very quickly.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 46,342
Posted By ddeliber
yes and no. They all pay invoice (no one...

yes and no.

They all pay invoice (no one really knows what this really is but what we go by here is probably pretty close), BUT they ALL get a "sales incentive/bonus" that is proportional to the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-08-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By ddeliber
From my experience all warranty extensions...

From my experience all warranty extensions required a key read, which among other things gives the mileage from the last use of that key. I was even told that I would need to send them one of my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 46,342
Posted By ddeliber
They did, well at least that is what I take "The...

They did, well at least that is what I take "The content of the previous Sport Line is now standard on 328i, 328d and 340i (including xDrive models)" to mean.

Having said this, your "I'll believe...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 46,342
Posted By ddeliber
So does BMW but only on the 6 (although I...

So does BMW but only on the 6 (although I wouldn't use the term "gobs" or even "many").
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 46,342
Posted By ddeliber
lol I hear you. IMO the steering wheel, seats...

lol I hear you. IMO the steering wheel, seats and 704 are the real value adds for sport. I guess 1 out of three is better than 0. As an aside, my favorite BMWism about the old sport line is no 704...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 46,342
Posted By ddeliber
Cut from the announcement on post 1: Options...

Cut from the announcement on post 1:

Options and Packages enable further individualization
The content of the previous Sport Line is now standard on 328i, 328d and 340i (including xDrive models)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By ddeliber
Look here: ...

Look here:
http://www.getbmwparts.com/parts/2008/BMW/328i/Base?siteid=214672&vehicleid=205648&diagram=1942176&diagramCallOut=2

and decide if the price is reasonable to you. Perhaps a little...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 642
Posted By ddeliber
As mentioned by wongway, your numbers are off. ...

As mentioned by wongway, your numbers are off.

This is what I got:
205/55r16 -> 205 * .55 = 112.75mm / 25.4mm/inch = 4.44" * 2 + 16" = 24.88" total diameter
225/50r17 -> 225 * .50 = 112.5 mm /...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By ddeliber
lol, don't I feel foolish. I am sitting here...

lol, don't I feel foolish. I am sitting here thinking I need to put the parking brake on and possibly borrow something more powerful than my cordless drill...



No, it came off going in and not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By ddeliber
Thanks guys. I'll give it a shot. I picked up a...

Thanks guys. I'll give it a shot. I picked up a center punch $5 and an inexpensive drill bit set for this that claims to work (not ez-out) at Harbor Freight. Because of the potential for "cheap...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By ddeliber
lug bolt sheared off

Well, it happened. Just did my winter tire switch-over (yes I know its late, but the winter tires are done so I wasn't in a hurry) and while putting the all seasons back on I sheared a lug bolt off...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By ddeliber
Mercedes do have their issues and dealership...

Mercedes do have their issues and dealership costs are high (but IMO no higher than those at BMW dealerships); however, as far as I seen both from personal experience and from reading up at...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By ddeliber
I have to say that I am pretty surprised about...

I have to say that I am pretty surprised about the nitrogen BS. Even American car dealers have stopped this practice because of all of the write-ups out there demonstrating clearly that it is pure...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,212
Posted By ddeliber
DSX, just out of curiosity, typically how much...

DSX, just out of curiosity, typically how much would a good independent shop charge to do plugs, and coils on an e90 (2 prices one for each job if it is not too much trouble)? Just ballpark figures...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,614
Posted By ddeliber
Just out of curiosity, since this occurred only...

Just out of curiosity, since this occurred only after the oil pump was replaced, is there a reasonable way to screw up a water pump job resulting in coolant mixing with oil?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,212
Posted By ddeliber
Yep, for a 2006 325i $43.54 each: ...

Yep, for a 2006 325i $43.54 each:
https://www.parts.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=store.PartInfo&PartNumber=12137594936&VehicleID=186280&diagram=None&Title%3DBMW-3-Series-To-4%2F06-IGNITION-COIL
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,212
Posted By ddeliber
You have to take the coil off to replace the...

You have to take the coil off to replace the plug.

I thought $700 brake jobs were expensive, how long is this supposed to take someone who has done it more than say twice? Also, aren't the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-27-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,949
Posted By ddeliber
I got the same email.

I got the same email.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By ddeliber
I don't know your budget but as opposed to...

I don't know your budget but as opposed to spending $5-6k and tossing what I'll bet is a perfectly good AT and you are saying that you can't find a manual how about one of these:
...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-22-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 28,312
Posted By ddeliber
Unless you are totally put off by Mercedes, the...

Unless you are totally put off by Mercedes, the best deal's out there that won't require shipping would probably be on an E350 (somewhere around $12,000 off MSRP) or a new C-class (in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,548
Posted By ddeliber
Not to be a total jerk or anything, but if you...

Not to be a total jerk or anything, but if you are going to go after them for the towing that should have been free don't forget about that $50 deductible that they disgustingly charged you for...
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