Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 25
Search took 0.54 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: kat1
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
I'm back in my Bimmer!!! Got it back today and...

I'm back in my Bimmer!!! Got it back today and it looks and drives great! Hood placement is perfect, paint looks great, everything inside in the dash area works...cruise control (going 9 weeks/6000...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-05-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
Just when I think it can't get any worse...since...

Just when I think it can't get any worse...since last Thurs (1/31) the car has been at the local BMW dealership. Whatever shop had it before then could not get all of the error messages to clear, so...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-25-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
There is no way the car was going to be totaled....

There is no way the car was going to be totaled. The damage was less than 50 percent of the value of the car. The airbags (other than the driver's side) deployed because I had the back seats folded...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-25-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
So, today marks 7 full weeks since the accident....

So, today marks 7 full weeks since the accident. I've been calling once a week for the past 3 weeks (I knew it would not be ready before then) and my car is still NOT ready. To top it off, the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
The estimate was posted to my insurance account...

The estimate was posted to my insurance account today...just over $16k in damage. Almost $12k is parts alone. I asked the tow-truck driver how much he thought the repair would be (just out of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-08-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
Thanks. I'm eating the cost of a rental...I...

Thanks. I'm eating the cost of a rental...I didn't add that on to my policy because I sort of figured if I was stupid enough to cause an accident, then I deserved to have to pay the rental fee. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-08-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
Wow...those are some amazing and intimidating...

Wow...those are some amazing and intimidating pictures! It seems like my car was a bit more intact than the one in that thread, but that could be wishful thinking on my part. I had a lower-end 28i...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-08-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
Thanks! Just talked to the insurance company,...

Thanks! Just talked to the insurance company, and since the collision center has preferred status, they don't send out an adjuster. They accept the collision center's estimate as-is. So, if they...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-08-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By kat1
2012 X3 - front end damage

Through 100% fault of my own, no excuses, I rear ended a Toyota Tacoma yesterday with my 2012 X3. I'm sick about it. I was in stop and go traffic and looked across the highway for a second, and by...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-25-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,919
Posted By kat1
I just received my X3 in mineral silver metallic...

I just received my X3 in mineral silver metallic with the mojave leather interior. I also got the dark wood interior trim. It is beautiful! The contrast stitching on the leather really compliments...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-02-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By kat1
Me530...you are probably right. Buying is the...

Me530...you are probably right. Buying is the familiar option...I've never leased a car and have owned all of my vehicles out right before the term of the loan was up. I also recognize the value of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-29-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By kat1
Sorry for the confusion...I got rid of that...

Sorry for the confusion...I got rid of that Accord a LONNNGGG time ago. The Accord was what I traded in for the vehicle that I have now (which is what I am planning to trade for the BMW). I traded...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By kat1
When I went to the dealership (on a Saturday),...

When I went to the dealership (on a Saturday), they told me that they had an X3 scheduled to go into production on Monday. Supposedly, they just turned in the options and colors that I selected. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By kat1
No one at the dealership said anything about...

No one at the dealership said anything about owner's choice. I don't know enough about it to know if that is the deal I have been offered. I will have to Google it to find out more.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By kat1
I've read a lot and asked a lot of questions to...

I've read a lot and asked a lot of questions to the dealer about the issue of any money I give upfront. I was concerned about losing money if the car is totaled, but basically, what I have been told...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By kat1
Thanks for the suggestions...they are all very...

Thanks for the suggestions...they are all very good ones.

As far as my trade in goes, trying to sell it to someone other than the dealer is a little inconvenient. It is the only car I have, and I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By kat1
I ordered the car just over a week ago. I gave a...

I ordered the car just over a week ago. I gave a $500 deposit, and initialed the lease/trade-in offer, but I have not closed on the financing. The dealer says we will do that when the car comes in....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By kat1
X3...lease vs. buy

I have placed my order for an X3...should be here very soon. I am debating lease vs. buy, and I would appreciate some input from either 1) someone who has done a lease similar to what I am going to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-20-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,703
Posted By kat1
Yes, I told the manager and my salesman about the...

Yes, I told the manager and my salesman about the mistake on the website. They said they had been having trouble with their website lately, but they did not know about this specific discrepancy. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,703
Posted By kat1
Thanks for all of the input! I had been avoiding...

Thanks for all of the input! I had been avoiding my local dealership because their website inventory said that they had no X3s. The weather was really bad here today, so driving to an out of town...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,703
Posted By kat1
So, first no-hassle internet quote on a custom...

So, first no-hassle internet quote on a custom build (mineral silver with premium package, convenience package, and cold weather I package) is $43473. I've done invoice pricing on kbb, Edmunds, and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,703
Posted By kat1
Thanks for the information. Based on your...

Thanks for the information. Based on your feedback, I'm taking a new approach, and sending out inquiries about negotiating on a new vehicle. Knowing that you can negotiate on a custom build is a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,703
Posted By kat1
Is there room to negotiate on a custom build? I...

Is there room to negotiate on a custom build? I thought no, which is why I was looking at models already on the lot. Dealers in my state do not keep many of these vehicles on the lot (several of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,703
Posted By kat1
I did that comparison. A new 2012 with the same...

I did that comparison. A new 2012 with the same options has an MSRP of $45645.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,703
Posted By kat1
Question Demo X3...is the deal too good to be true?

I have been looking at the X3 for a while as a trade in for my 2007 Honda CRV. I've received an estimated trade in value of about half of what I paid for the CRV, so that makes a nice down payment....
Showing results 1 to 25 of 25

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms