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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 12:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 725
Posted By quackbury
My take. We had an E53 X5, followed by 3...

My take.

We had an E53 X5, followed by 3 E70's. They were all marvelous, sturdy as tanks, sporty handling, luxurious interiors. The last was my 2011 X5D with the full Sport Package treatment,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By quackbury
Please reread my post. I said $3,000 UNDER...

Please reread my post. I said $3,000 UNDER invoice was a very reasonable deal. The deal the OP described is not.

While some may try to get MORE than $3,000 below invoice, they will likely only...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,370
Posted By quackbury
Fixed. I can picture Hans and Franz laying out...

Fixed. I can picture Hans and Franz laying out their strategy to the BMW Board:

"Ve vill segment der market. Der really serious, sporty drivers will buy M3's und M4's. Der serious drivers who...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By quackbury
If you start at Invoice plus $500, then subtract...

If you start at Invoice plus $500, then subtract the $2,500 Build Out Credit and the $1,000 Drive Event Credit, your transaction cost should be $3,000 below invoice. Then your $1,000 BMWCCA Rebate...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By quackbury
We have Plus in ours. Really like the Blind Spot...

We have Plus in ours. Really like the Blind Spot warning, really dislike the Lane Departure Warning. It has been turned off for all but maybe 4 days in the 2 years 10 months we have had the car.
...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By quackbury
I figured karma would get them in the end, and I...

I figured karma would get them in the end, and I didn't need the grief, aggravation and expense of being sued for calling them out in a public forum. Though I have told several other 'Festers these...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 04:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,972
Posted By quackbury
The argument for keeping the maintenance plan...

The argument for keeping the maintenance plan boils down to this: If maintenance is "free", the vast majority of folks will have all the maintenance performed on time. And performed at a BMW...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-26-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By quackbury
I don't have time to play with this on a lease...

I don't have time to play with this on a lease calculator, but having leased 7 BMW's, even $609 pre-tax with $3,000 drive away sounds like a DREADFUL deal, particularly since you are only getting...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,218
Posted By quackbury
I am completely in agreement with this. I had to...

I am completely in agreement with this. I had to take a 2014 out of inventory (had $3,500 of incentives expiring, plus wanted a pull ahead on my 2011). But if I had been able to order, I'd have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-26-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By quackbury
Love our 2014. 7,000 trouble free miles. ...

Love our 2014. 7,000 trouble free miles. Carrying capacity is fine, particularly with the rear seats folded. Decent ride, and handles like a "real" BMW, though the steering is a tad touchy (had it...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By quackbury
If you are looking for a long term rental, try...

If you are looking for a long term rental, try going through Rental Car Mama. The site is cumbersome to use, but it does allow you to shop pretty much every rental car company in the world at one...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-24-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By quackbury
Mine not only opened the windows, it also dropped...

Mine not only opened the windows, it also dropped the top. And holding the lock button closed the top, then rolled the windows up. I did have Comfort Access.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-24-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By quackbury
Almost everything stated above is true. In most...

Almost everything stated above is true. In most states, a sales contract - even with a deposit - is not binding. The purchaser can refuse delivery (too much orange peel, etc.) and walk away and in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,002
Posted By quackbury
This. It never ceases to amaze me all the...

This.

It never ceases to amaze me all the morons I see driving down the road with heavy stuff on their rear "parcel" shelf. Nothing like a little decapitation to make the first responders blow...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,797
Posted By quackbury
Have a mental image of your neighbor's cat under...

Have a mental image of your neighbor's cat under your bumper, then punt that sucker 40 yards. Works like a charm.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,024
Posted By quackbury
Another completely OT side note: If the Ultimate...

Another completely OT side note: If the Ultimate Drive Track Event is coming to anywhere within 200 miles of you, drop everything and DO IT! Awesome day: spent 2 hours driving the M5, M6 and M6 GC...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,024
Posted By quackbury
Simple solution: Give wifey the 535, and get...

Simple solution: Give wifey the 535, and get yourself a 6GC MSport!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,024
Posted By quackbury
Another photo from the same day. Totally...

Another photo from the same day. Totally unrelated to Ivory or Oyster, just eye candy. I am generally not a fan of the frozen paint, but this M5 in Frozen blue was a jaw-dropper.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,024
Posted By quackbury
Here's a photo of the Ivory in a 6 GC, for those...

Here's a photo of the Ivory in a 6 GC, for those that have not seen it in real life. A little more true to color than what you get on the configurator.

Taken at the BMW Ultimate Drive Track Event...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-22-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By quackbury
Highly recommend theOP read the "New to Leasing?"...

Highly recommend theOP read the "New to Leasing?" thread on BF.

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,478
Posted By quackbury
I put 80,000 miles on an X5 35D. The diesel is...

I put 80,000 miles on an X5 35D. The diesel is awesome, but... BMW is still struggling with the US ULSD limitations. Things line the urea system and the EGR cooler are very much a work in...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 07-22-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By quackbury
The major savings come if you lease, since...

The major savings come if you lease, since residual is based on Domestic MSRP, while cap cost is based on ED invoice, plus whatever dealer profit you negotiate. This is partially offset by the ED...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By quackbury
German glass is notoriously soft. Porsche, Audi...

German glass is notoriously soft. Porsche, Audi and Mercedes all have similar issues with pitting.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By quackbury
OP stated he was in Sport mode. This should not...

OP stated he was in Sport mode. This should not happen.

Are you running top tier fuel? The injectors clog easily if you don't. Try a couple tanks of Shell V Power and see if that makes a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 966
Posted By quackbury
I had Oyster on my DSB X5D. Awesome color. Did...

I had Oyster on my DSB X5D. Awesome color. Did not show dirt, even with 2 teenagers, and I am the polar opposite of OCD. After 80,000 miles there was some wear on th driver's seat bolster (multi...
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