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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-28-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,796
Posted By xi2d
"...Original lease terms of at least 30 months...

"...Original lease terms of at least 30 months are required for program [California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project] eligibility..."

https://cleanvehiclerebate.org/eng/eligibility-guidelines
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-13-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By xi2d
If you have worked with a "clueless" BMWFS rep...

If you have worked with a "clueless" BMWFS rep for any reason, try using the Send a message feature through your online FS account. Provide the details of your issue and you should get a quick,...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-08-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,960
Posted By xi2d
Ninong…... Bless :angel: To avoid...

Ninong…... Bless :angel:

To avoid paying the LAF, I've used the LAF waiver adder (+ .00035) previously on two 24mo leases (MY 2010 and 2011). On the first, it saved me money over the 2...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-22-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,432
Posted By xi2d
"...This Lease describes all agreements between...

"...This Lease describes all agreements between us with respect to the Lease of the Vehicle. All prior agreements, whether oral or in writing, are superseded..."
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-09-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,526
Posted By xi2d
Because they took away the Eco-credit.

Because they took away the Eco-credit.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-09-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,787
Posted By xi2d
This was how the Pull Ahead Program worked back...

This was how the Pull Ahead Program worked back in 2012 towards the end of the year. #2 above pretty much made it a trade-in transaction which discouraged long-distance deals. I tried working with...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-03-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By xi2d
Do not drill!!!

You can get assurances (verbal and written) from the CA, manager and the owner but if the tech in the back holding the drill doesn't get the memo, you're screwed!

Went through this in the past: ...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-21-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,334
Posted By xi2d
I believe vstM3 turned in a lease early as part...

I believe vstM3 turned in a lease early as part of the Pull-ahead program. The Center purchased the early turn-in (payoff of 39K) from BMWFS for 32K and then sold it for 41K. vstM3?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,334
Posted By xi2d
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-19-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,334
Posted By xi2d
My advantages on a past pull-ahead: -Lower...

My advantages on a past pull-ahead:

-Lower monthly payment on a new better packaged/optioned X5 vs the one turned in early. MF was a lot better in 2012 vs 2010.
-Over-mileage on the 2010 was...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-12-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,334
Posted By xi2d
For the current Pull ahead program, is the Center...

For the current Pull ahead program, is the Center required to purchase the early turn-in from BMWFS in order for the customer to complete the Pull-ahead transaction? Thanks.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-15-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By xi2d
Hi Jon, This could be a good time to lease...

Hi Jon,

This could be a good time to lease in the next few months. Does the current Pull Ahead program require the Center to purchase the early turn-in from FS (as in previous programs)? Thanks.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-17-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By xi2d
MSD amount clarification… Before/after MSD payment change?

Is it still on page 60 of the FS manual/binder?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-07-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,486
Posted By xi2d
If you really want the graphite, ask the dealer...

If you really want the graphite, ask the dealer when their next ordered graphite 5 series with same bumper (non m-sport, +/- sensors, etc) is scheduled to arrive and ask them to switch bumpers.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,367
Posted By xi2d
As long as it gets me in the HOV lane.

As long as it gets me in the HOV lane.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,357
Posted By xi2d
Sorry to hear. It sucks and is frustrating. ...

Sorry to hear. It sucks and is frustrating.

When I ordered a past lease, I told them (non-sponsor) not to drill the front bumper and reminded them multiple times leading up to delivery. They...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,357
Posted By xi2d
If you have to deal with non-forum...

If you have to deal with non-forum sponsors/Centers, let them know up front that you will only work with them if you know you will give them perfect scores on the post delivery survey. They behave...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,343
Posted By xi2d
I have never driven a Tesla so cannot comment on...

I have never driven a Tesla so cannot comment on them. Decision will depend on your budget, commute/HOV access and driving habits/preferences.

In Feb this year, I purchased a 2014 Volt at month...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-03-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,742
Posted By xi2d
Unless they updated it since Dec 2013, page 60 of...

Unless they updated it since Dec 2013, page 60 of the Finance Handbook will explain the computation, per another thread. Leased from Stevens Creek and they did not compute the MF w/ MSDs correctly. ...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By xi2d
Also, factor in any mileage overage and wear and...

Also, factor in any mileage overage and wear and tear in the calculations. This may cover the trade deficit.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-24-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,612
Posted By xi2d
Thanks Justin!

Thanks Justin!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-24-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,612
Posted By xi2d
When you were behind the desk, did the "Binder"...

When you were behind the desk, did the "Binder" have a section with instructions on how to calculate each security deposit?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-23-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,612
Posted By xi2d
ARD, I don't think my last dealer got away with...

ARD, I don't think my last dealer got away with or gained anything by collecting an extra $350 in security deposits. I let it go bec everything else about the deal was fine and I thought FS would...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-23-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,612
Posted By xi2d
I asked the same question last year after our...

I asked the same question last year after our last lease because they calculated BEFORE the MF adjustment. The four leases prior to that, they calculated AFTER the MF adjustment. I showed the last...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-18-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,808
Posted By xi2d
If you stick with the current dealer, your...

If you stick with the current dealer, your monthly payment is close to a multiple of $50. You could:

1. Grind the center to lower the sell price to get you at $799.99, or
2. Put down a small...
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