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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By firstbimmer
SA is being very helpful. Appt is thurs morning....

SA is being very helpful. Appt is thurs morning. He agrees that tank and metering valve are covered under 7/70 warranty. He says even if that isnt the problem (and thus not covered under warranty)...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By firstbimmer
Thanks. I have a call in to my SA. I did not...

Thanks. I have a call in to my SA. I did not understand that the scr reagent was a reference to def.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-31-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 746
Posted By firstbimmer
Was deciding betweem 335i and 335d in 2011 after...

Was deciding betweem 335i and 335d in 2011 after having 2007 335i n54 bought back by bmw. Went with m57 over n55 engine because it had proven track record and because of my bad experience with n54. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-31-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By firstbimmer
7\70 emissions warranty?

The vent is clogged on my def tank so that I cannot refill my passive tank. I am out of 4/50 warranty but still covered under the 7\70 emission warranty. I will get the passive tank fixed IF it is...
Forum: European Delivery 12-26-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,014
Posted By firstbimmer
Dead thread finds second life years later! ...

Dead thread finds second life years later!

This happened over two years ago and I never posted again after my initial venting that morning. I really was more pissed at the amount of my time...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By firstbimmer
For a three car purchase, $500 over invoice...

For a three car purchase, $500 over invoice should more than fair on each car. The dealer will get additonal sales with no loss of allocation and minimal hassle due to all cash sale. Yes, there is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-26-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By firstbimmer
Check euro delivery forum once you know which 3...

Check euro delivery forum once you know which 3 cars you all may be interested in. You will get a straight answer about whether they do or dont come out of allocation. It is model specific and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By firstbimmer
Go to euro delivery forum and spend some time...

Go to euro delivery forum and spend some time researching proper method for calculating fair purchase price. With euro delivery you should be looking at 14% off US msrp plus 500-1000 dealer profit...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,759
Posted By firstbimmer
2011 msport. 56,000 miles. 5\11 build. June...

2011 msport. 56,000 miles. 5\11 build. June 2011 euro delivery. Egr recplacement before recall was official. No other issues

Put it up for sale local at 50k miles for $32k when my commute...
Forum: European Delivery 10-05-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
OP...you should not be paying above $28,920 plus...

OP...you should not be paying above $28,920 plus $500 dealer profit for that car you quoted. Additional options should be added to price at US invoice rates. If there are any incentives, remember...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
Haha...some people can't be helped. If OP takes...

Haha...some people can't be helped. If OP takes ktula's advice and pays $500 over US invoice its his own fault when he realizes he overpaid by 7%. But profit margin like that keeps the dealers...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,393
Posted By firstbimmer
Yes..both are great. They are VERY different. ...

Yes..both are great. They are VERY different. You probably already know which one your wife will enjoy more based on her personality. Como is a little to formal and crowded for us. I find lake...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
Norm37 and ktula must be dealers since they have...

Norm37 and ktula must be dealers since they have no issues regurgitating bmw website quotes that will only result in forum members overpaying with dealers getting additional profit. Please people,...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,393
Posted By firstbimmer
I dont want the word to get out but every time I...

I dont want the word to get out but every time I visit Italy on vacation I make time to visit lake garda. Just love it. And love sirmione.
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
Ktula... We are only trying to help but you are...

Ktula...
We are only trying to help but you are repeating bad information. 7% is not off euro invoice NOR is it off us msrp as you state. Yes, bmw website will gladly say 7% off us msrp and...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,393
Posted By firstbimmer
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=553377&highlight=

Here is me and wifeys trip report :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
Anybody paying anywhere near euro msrp is...

Anybody paying anywhere near euro msrp is waaaaayyyyy overpaying.

For cars not coming from allotment start with euro invoice. Add options and packages at US invoice. Add delivery charge. Add...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
;) Enjoy the car! For people pulling...

;)

Enjoy the car!

For people pulling this thread up in a search for euro delivery pricing, please look at m funf's above post for a detailed process for determining the price on a euro...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
Congrats! But it doesnt change the fact that...

Congrats! But it doesnt change the fact that your calculation for euro delivery price is incorrect and overstated by 7%:) We have enough bad info posted here already. Lets not have people...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
Sorry...forgot to state the obvious....the above...

Sorry...forgot to state the obvious....the above pricing structure only applies to models not coming from dealer allotment. When coming from allotment, euro delivery is pretty much same as us...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
M funf is spot on for pricing a euro delivery. A...

M funf is spot on for pricing a euro delivery. A dealer will gladly sell you at a higher price though:angel: A dealer may even say you are wrong...shocking! But 100s of people on this forum have...
Forum: European Delivery 10-03-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By firstbimmer
And you overpaid by 7%. :thumbup:

And you overpaid by 7%. :thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-05-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By firstbimmer
600 miles. Salem oregon to san francisco. ...

600 miles. Salem oregon to san francisco. Averaged 36.7 mpg... hand calculated. Made trip on one tank through mountains on i5 with cruise control around 70 for most of trip
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-30-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By firstbimmer
FS '11 335d msport $33, 900

2011 335d msport with 52,700 miles. Petaluma/rohnert park/santa rosa, CA (North Bay)

Space gray, Nav, oyster leather, msport, comfort access, park distance control, alarm, heated seats, usb,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By firstbimmer
Its a 2011 loaded and msport. Really I come out...

Its a 2011 loaded and msport. Really I come out ahead no matter what happens. I gave dealer minimum price I would take and gave him opportunity to sell it for whatever above that. Car is parked...
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