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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-14-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,376
Posted By mclaren
There is a buyout price which you can get on...

There is a buyout price which you can get on BMWFS.com. That number is approximately the residual plus ( # lease payments remaining * Depreciation part of the lease payment ) plus tax. For example on...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-14-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,940
Posted By mclaren
+1 What Quackbury said is good advice, it works...

+1 What Quackbury said is good advice, it works well with SAs too.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-05-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By mclaren
I had the 1980 BMW 633csi, there was nothing like...

I had the 1980 BMW 633csi, there was nothing like it until a new mustang came out which copied it.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-02-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,657
Posted By mclaren
I like BSD but there are many ways it could be...

I like BSD but there are many ways it could be better implemented. Lane departure is just a slight vibration in the steering wheel which is fine and if you don't like it turn it you can turn it off.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-02-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By mclaren
I have had to add a quart at 2,500, 5,000, and...

I have had to add a quart at 2,500, 5,000, and 7,000 miles. I'm a conservative driver generally but I do floor it in sport mode occasionally.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-27-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By mclaren
Did you get the written good for 7 days quote ? ...

Did you get the written good for 7 days quote ?
It takes 15 minutes and is an exact quote, not 35-38k.
Those sales guys don't know anything.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-26-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By mclaren
My 650 has the same engine and you should know...

My 650 has the same engine and you should know that about every 2,500 miles it tells me to add a quart of oil. It's not just my car, everybody has this problem. I keep a couple of quarts in the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-26-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,560
Posted By mclaren
According to 2addicts.com msrp is $44,025.

According to 2addicts.com msrp is $44,025.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-26-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,128
Posted By mclaren
A BMW dealer I know buys a ton of cars at "BMW...

A BMW dealer I know buys a ton of cars at "BMW dealer only" auctions. I think they are brass hat cars, i.e.. cars driven by BMW employees. They buy them right and can sell or lease them relatively...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-24-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By mclaren
ppi = pre-purchase inspection.

ppi = pre-purchase inspection.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-17-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By mclaren
Pushed SOS button, got loud static, then ...

Then you're screwed. I couldn't hear them and they couldn't hear me, and the idrive system is dead. You cannot terminate the call. I called assist on a cell phone and got "all agents are assisting...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-16-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By mclaren
There are 2 steering wheel options if you choose...

There are 2 steering wheel options if you choose the cold weather package. The default is heated. The other is wood for $800. Neither is relevant if you don't choose the cold weather package.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-14-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,655
Posted By mclaren
I know Greg strongly believes in this product. It...

I know Greg strongly believes in this product. It is also true that it is a good thing for a CA and F&I if a customer buys it. Greg has mentioned several times that customers often expect the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-14-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By mclaren
It is true they can't sell it for less in Florida...

It is true they can't sell it for less in Florida because it is a regulated insurance product. I have done research on this. When I tried to buy a BMW extended warranty at a discount from an out of...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-14-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By mclaren
Rough life ! Beautiful car, congrats.

Rough life ! Beautiful car, congrats.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-09-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By mclaren
I saw those on a black 550i at a dealer yesterday...

I saw those on a black 550i at a dealer yesterday in S Orlando. They looked good and $3600 is a great price.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-09-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By mclaren
Yes if you shop by size but I shopped by vehicle....

Yes if you shop by size but I shopped by vehicle. I'm done with this.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-09-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By mclaren
The Bridgestone RE760 are Ultra High Perf Summer....

The Bridgestone RE760 are Ultra High Perf Summer. I installed 245/35-20 and 275/30-20 which are the front and rear oem sizes respectively. They cost $1111.82 out the door at Costco.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-07-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By mclaren
Bridgestone RE760

Today I got the Bridgestone RE760s installed at Costco. A big difference in ride and road noise compared to the Dunlop RFTs. Granted it was the 1st day but I really like them so far. I think for...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-07-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By mclaren
No, you can specify whether you want to include...

No, you can specify whether you want to include runflats, exclude runflats, or show only runflats. When you search by vehicle it shows everything. Try it.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-05-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By mclaren
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/TireSearchResults.js...

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/TireSearchResults.jsp?tireIndex=2&autoMake=BMW&autoYear=2013&autoModel=650i+Coupe&autoModClar=M+Sport+Package&frontWidth=245%2F&frontRatio=35&frontDiameter=20&frontSortCo...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-04-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By mclaren
Michelin SS is what I wanted but they don't make...

Michelin SS is what I wanted but they don't make it in my size.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-04-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By mclaren
Adrian Avila in Atlanta.

Adrian Avila in Atlanta.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-04-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,087
Posted By mclaren
My 2013 M-sport 650i coupe was $85,500 without...

My 2013 M-sport 650i coupe was $85,500 without the options, now a '14 is $87,625, an increase of $2,125 yoy. It's true that the 2014 M-sport has options included that cost extra in 2013.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-04-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By mclaren
Bubble in my runflat

After 6k miles the kid who washed my car told me the front driver side runflat has a bubble. The tires are the 20" Dunlops. I decided to replace all 4 with Bridgestone RE760 go flats after reading...
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