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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-23-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
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Slots

There are two "slots" that I can think of inside the glove box.

The big one on the right accommodates the cup holder when you don't want it installed on the side of the center console.

The...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-26-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
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(Assuming you have iDrive) When you are in...

(Assuming you have iDrive)

When you are in a call you can set the Bluetooth volume levels for both the speaker and microphone of the hands free system.

When you are not in a call the settings...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-25-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 589
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Hankook winter tire ad featuring e89 Z4

A coworker told me today that he thought he'd seen my car in a tire ad.

http://youtu.be/TveZui9IQf0

He's pretty much right.

They did some weird tape/paint thing to the taillights and rear...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-08-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,581
Posted By Display_Name
Congratulations

I'm glad this worked out for you. Looks great!

Check yourself to see if the 17s will clear your front rotors.

There is (on another forum) a user who is running 17 inch snows on a 2011 35is...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-25-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,599
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So, it took me a month, but here are pictures of...

So, it took me a month, but here are pictures of the condemned 326M wheel that was damaged on my journey home.

I think that a specialized wheel place might be able to fix it, the damage doesn't...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-22-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,984
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No specials this month, so generic manufacturers...

No specials this month, so generic manufacturers lease numbers used:

Boxster (non-S) with PDK and NO options 24 mo/10K mi/yr, (Porsche Payment Estimator...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-19-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,206
Posted By Display_Name
1) The offered "discount" is way too low. There...

1) The offered "discount" is way too low. There is currently a 145 day supply of Z4s in the US. ( http://www.newcars.com/bmw/z4 ) You should be able to get at least a $5K discount off sticker on...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-16-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By Display_Name
Nope, .0016 is the base, not .00145. See:...

Nope, .0016 is the base, not .00145.


See: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6084561&postcount=32
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-16-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
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I believe, from reading other posts on the 'Fest,...

I believe, from reading other posts on the 'Fest, that .00145 is a mistake.

The MF on 24 month and 36 month Z4 3.0 leases for June is actually .00160.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-16-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,976
Posted By Display_Name
You can also buy additional miles at a reduced...

You can also buy additional miles at a reduced rate up until four months before the lease is up.

For my recent Z4 lease

1) Bumping up to a 12K/yr from 10K/yr would have effectively cost me...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-16-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
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MStevens runs 17" Moda R1s as winter wheels on...

MStevens runs 17" Moda R1s as winter wheels on his 35is.

http://e89.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=476510
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-15-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
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The "shark fin" bump is molded into the top of...

The "shark fin" bump is molded into the top of the stop lamp cover.

http://bmwfans.info/parts/catalog/E89/Roadster/Europe/Z4_35i-N54/LHD/N/2009/february/browse/bodywork/trunk_lid/#03

I only see...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-14-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By Display_Name
E70? This might work. ...

E70?

This might work.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38QUj625SoM

YES, it is an ancient thread, but I thought this video might help others in the same circumstance now.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-14-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By Display_Name
It could also be that the elite/super elite FICO...

It could also be that the elite/super elite FICO based MF in his area is .00175. Knock the 7 MSDs off that and you'd be at .00126.

Sometimes the credit score based MF is a better deal than the...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-14-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By Display_Name
Probably better asked in the Ask-A-Dealer forum.

Probably better asked in the Ask-A-Dealer forum.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-09-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,378
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If you have the cash available, you should...

If you have the cash available, you should consider putting down Multiple Security Deposits (MSDs) to lower your money factor, and therefore your monthly payments.

(Without knowing the exact...
Forum: General BMW 06-05-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 38,472
Posted By Display_Name
Is the pricing model dependent, or is it the same...

Is the pricing model dependent, or is it the same across the line?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-05-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By Display_Name
Texas taxes the whole cap cost (I believe),...

Texas taxes the whole cap cost (I believe), making the deal not quite so good in the Lone Star State.

You are paying 6.25% of the value of the car in sales tax.

In most states, lease payment...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-05-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,984
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1) 35IS - 79% is for 15k mi/yr. 81% for 12K/yr. ...

1) 35IS - 79% is for 15k mi/yr. 81% for 12K/yr. 82% for 10K/yr. Do 10K/yr and prebuy any extra miles with the 20% discount, at $0.16 each they are cheaper than the additional depreciation.

2)...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-02-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,057
Posted By Display_Name
1) Congratulations! B) You're welcome! As...

1) Congratulations!

B) You're welcome! As Kief said when I PM'ed him my thanks before flying to Nebraska, "Just paying it forward." :)

III) Tell me more about this "Super Elite" MF. (My...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-31-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,599
Posted By Display_Name
They know damn well that the cars will not be...

They know damn well that the cars will not be worth the residual on the other end. Heck, for the residual to be accurate my car would have to depreciate less than $4,200 in 2 years. (From sales...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-30-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,599
Posted By Display_Name
I figure it might be regional, based on time on...

I figure it might be regional, based on time on lot, or maybe a combination if the two.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-30-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,599
Posted By Display_Name
The car was new, not a demo. The in service...

The car was new, not a demo.

The in service date was 5/21, the day I took delivery.

The residual is, to the penny, 82% of the MSRP.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-26-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,599
Posted By Display_Name
I was able to pick up my car last night. The...

I was able to pick up my car last night. The aftermarket tire warranty covered a new rim, the new tire and mounting/balancing.

I had a zero-due invoice waiting for me at New Country when I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-25-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,599
Posted By Display_Name
Thank you for that great tidbit! I did not...

Thank you for that great tidbit!

I did not know that. Makes me feel even better about my choice.

Seriously, without bimmerfest's primer on leasing and Kief's posting of the 35is deal this...
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