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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,311
Posted By ctorrey
Fairly confident this won't happen - with any...

Fairly confident this won't happen - with any dealer. At best, the dealer might offer to simply swap wheels when the car arrives, charging you for the parts and labor. As others have said, just get...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,311
Posted By ctorrey
BMW won't build it that way, but you can probably...

BMW won't build it that way, but you can probably buy a genuine M-Sport wheel from a parts department and have it installed. I'm guessing the cost of the wheel and labor would eat into the savings of...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-04-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By ctorrey
Alternatively, you can calculate the difference...

Alternatively, you can calculate the difference in overall cost between the buy rate and their marked up rate and adjust your offer downward accordingly.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By ctorrey
Rain-X definitely a problem. I will never use...

Rain-X definitely a problem. I will never use again - it caused my low fluid sensor to go haywire.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-30-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By ctorrey
No kidding. 'Break the cycle', man and eat the...

No kidding. 'Break the cycle', man and eat the Maxima. How bad can it be?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,021
Posted By ctorrey
I kind feel the same way. The X3 isn't terribly...

I kind feel the same way. The X3 isn't terribly bigger (or better with storage, access, etc), but it costs way more than a similarly equipped X1. Couple that with and aging platform, engine (N20),...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-17-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By ctorrey
I think MACO may be gone these days.

I think MACO may be gone these days.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-14-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,637
Posted By ctorrey
Weird. I cannot believe they let a car sit on the...

Weird. I cannot believe they let a car sit on the lot for 2+ years! With an in-service date of 12/20/13, there's less than 2 years left on the warranty. I would treat it as a 2 year old used car with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By ctorrey
Cars such as the 1M and the M2 have a shot at...

Cars such as the 1M and the M2 have a shot at immortality. The E46 & E90 M3 might someday also become 'classics' given their notoriety (last normal aspirated I6 and first/last V8 respectively). Not...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-14-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By ctorrey
Those chargers are tough to swallow, but it...

Those chargers are tough to swallow, but it sounds legit. Regardless, you should have had the final inspection done in your presence with your sign off. Once the car is gone, they can claim whatever...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-13-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By ctorrey
I experienced this when attempting to buy out the...

I experienced this when attempting to buy out the lease of our Volvo XC70 a couple of years ago. We had about $5-6k 'equity' in the Volvo and the BMW dealer was going to take care of the transaction...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-12-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By ctorrey
Of course, but it sucks to take time away from my...

Of course, but it sucks to take time away from my day to deal with these kinds of issues. I was hoping there was some kind of kick fix, reboot, etc. that could spare me the trip to the dealer. On top...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-11-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By ctorrey
Camera Faults

I have Driver Assistance and Side & Top View cameras in my car and all are a little wonky right now. Getting error messages in the instrument panel, but the cameras seem to be functioning properly. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,653
Posted By ctorrey
This is my issue. $2k more than a similar 3...

This is my issue. $2k more than a similar 3 series plus ~5 percentage decrease in residual makes the lease proposition less desirable. I'd pay the $2k for the GC, but not going to take the residual...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By ctorrey
Does this include applicable incentives? The...

Does this include applicable incentives? The standard formula is Invoice Price - Incentives +$500 (dealer profit) + Fees (Acquisition, RMV, Documentation, etc.).
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-22-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By ctorrey
If you are leasing with a trade, then it would be...

If you are leasing with a trade, then it would be prudent to separate the transactions and have the dealer write you a check for the trade. Put that money in the bank. THEN negotiate the lease and do...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-22-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By ctorrey
Doesn't sound very good given what I have read on...

Doesn't sound very good given what I have read on this board regarding 7 series discounts. My guess is that anything under $20k - $25k off would not be a good deal. You can probably get that on a new...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-22-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,299
Posted By ctorrey
I get irritated when the dealer adds the...

I get irritated when the dealer adds the dealership 'logo plate'. At least when I have ordered them, they arrive pristine.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-16-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By ctorrey
Since my initial response, I dug up a lease calc...

Since my initial response, I dug up a lease calc I did for a similar X1 last month as we are looking at possibly leasing one at some point. My specs are as follows:

MSRP: $45,695
Invoice: $42,520...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-15-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By ctorrey
$658 is astronomically high for an X1. My 335xi...

$658 is astronomically high for an X1. My 335xi at $62k was less than that on a 36/10 lease. Seems like a terrible deal. Guessing the $520 is dealer fees, etc. Even that seems ridiculous.

My...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-15-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By ctorrey
Quick note: you don't have to 'negotiate' for a...

Quick note: you don't have to 'negotiate' for a 12k lease term. Just ask for it. The residual will be slightly lower than a 10k and it will increase your monthly payment a little bit. The residual...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,347
Posted By ctorrey
I would also ask why the 3 and 4 series are so...

I would also ask why the 3 and 4 series are so far apart! I'm still 14+ months out, but I was very interested in moving to a 440i GC, but not if the residuals are that far apart.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By ctorrey
Did it come that way or is it the result of...

Did it come that way or is it the result of repeated ArmorAll treatments? Not sure how to resolve. In the future use interior cleaning products from companies like Griots, etc. Leaves no unpleasant...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-20-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By ctorrey
That's interesting. I'm surprised they let you...

That's interesting. I'm surprised they let you walk on the second vehicle. I probably would have told them to pound sand on the first one if we couldn't work out both.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-20-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By ctorrey
Multi-Vehicle Purchase

Are there specific advantages to buying/leasing 2 vehicles simultaneously from a deal perspective? When my F30 lease is up, we may look at leasing both a 440i GC and an X1 or X3 at the same time. I'm...
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