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Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-13-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By exotics4fun
WTB: Mk3 or Mk4 Navigation Computer

Hi everyone, my Range Rover nav unit crapped out. Instead of going all-in and doing a full aftermarket install I'm just wanting to replace the Mk3 computer or, at the right price, do the Mk 4. Yes,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-01-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,215
Posted By exotics4fun
What is your previous largest auto loan amount? ...

What is your previous largest auto loan amount? If you don't have auto loan history of successfully repaying similar monthly payments it can be tough to get approved on your first go around without...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-30-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,415
Posted By exotics4fun
It drives me nuts that cops are confronted with...

It drives me nuts that cops are confronted with the horrors of concealed small arms crimes during these "routine" events.

Any gun crime should be automatic death penalty if it results in death...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,156
Posted By exotics4fun
It's funny, I've been thinking about trading in...

It's funny, I've been thinking about trading in my Rover on a 06/07 CPO 750li but here in the Northwest the prices seem way above market, especially given that a new and improved body style is out. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-02-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By exotics4fun
MBA Discussion

Those who have one, have considered one, or decidedly are against one, this is an open invitation to chime in. What was your experience like? Was it worth walking away from your job at the time,...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-15-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,097
Posted By exotics4fun
WTB Mk4 or Mk3 BMW Navigation box

Hi gang, I'm looking to buy a MK4 navigation unit for US use or a very inexpensive Mk3. The unit crapped out in my rover so I need a replacement and am inclined to upgrade to the Mk4, but will stay...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-26-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By exotics4fun
If you're genuinely concerned about resale the...

If you're genuinely concerned about resale the smart play is a used F355, Diablo or other mid-90's exotic. They're done with the depreciation curve for the most part and many well cared for examples...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-13-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,345
Posted By exotics4fun
But again, the minute you drive that car off the...

But again, the minute you drive that car off the lot it depreciates big time, probably by the amount of your proposed down payment.

If you get into an accident insurance (+gap insurance by BMW)...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-10-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,776
Posted By exotics4fun
Alright regulators, if your'e reading this,...

Alright regulators, if your'e reading this, everything below is hypothetical and does not constitute investment advice. :)

Generally speaking, it's a good idea to at least be able to have the...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-10-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,776
Posted By exotics4fun
Life insurance is not really relevant to the...

Life insurance is not really relevant to the conversation. This person has not asked how to hedge their mortality risk, they are looking at the equity and liability sides of their balance sheet and...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-10-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,776
Posted By exotics4fun
Being in the wealth management business for high...

Being in the wealth management business for high and ultra-high net worth clients I am a little biased so I'll keep most of my opinions to myself. Any licensed financial professional will agree that...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-23-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By exotics4fun
Considering an 06 CPO - any idea what fair pricing is?

I'm in the PAC NW, and the values in ads are all over the place, between mid-30's to mid-40's. It's tough to know what a 750i or 750li CPO really should command in this environment, but I've been...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-20-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By exotics4fun
I forgot to mention really, really important...

I forgot to mention really, really important secret that I know you (and many other 'festers!) won't want to hear but that might improve your odds of loan approval dramatically.

Lenders like BMW...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-20-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 958
Posted By exotics4fun
No comparable high credit will be problematic. ...

No comparable high credit will be problematic. Do you have a history showing a progression towards a car this substantial? If you have no history of successfully repaying $500-$1000 car notes for a...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-09-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By exotics4fun
LOL and when the rocket has an accident and...

LOL and when the rocket has an accident and explodes in the upper atmosphere? Seriously, you think this is a good idea? While we're at it let's just bury the nuclear waste in sealed drums a couple...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-06-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By exotics4fun
Why pay financing on the lease interest? Lease...

Why pay financing on the lease interest? Lease interest is front-loaded, i.e. the entire rent charge is accrued when you sign the contract. Since you've already "paid" every cent of interest on the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-23-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,191
Posted By exotics4fun
I don't get it? Why does everyone think a...

I don't get it? Why does everyone think a retailer is obliged to sell to them? I'm in the services industry, and for every 3 prospective clients I speak with, I turn 2 away before we get to step 2....
Forum: Off-Topic 09-22-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,179
Posted By exotics4fun
but why would housing go up? The treasury/fed...

but why would housing go up? The treasury/fed mortgage purchase program is the only thing preventing rates from skyrocketing, unemployment is still climbing every week (although it's climbing at a...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-11-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,597
Posted By exotics4fun
My appendix procedure resulted in a multiple-day...

My appendix procedure resulted in a multiple-day stay due to pre-surgery infection complications. Total bill was in the mid five-figures, if you are talking 3+ nights I would expect no less than...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-20-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,005
Posted By exotics4fun
Brakes will go often, it's a heavy vehicle. ...

Brakes will go often, it's a heavy vehicle. Front differential is now covered by the manufacturer, that was probably the most common failure. Other misc failures will include engine hoses going to...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-16-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,005
Posted By exotics4fun
I own the 2004 RR HSE. If you can handle some...

I own the 2004 RR HSE. If you can handle some minor DIY repairs and have a good independant service center near by for major stuff I say get the range all the way.

Budget 2-4k cash per year in...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-04-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By exotics4fun
Some dealers prefer to have a backup contract in...

Some dealers prefer to have a backup contract in place if you're using a bank draft from a non-partner financial institution. Don't sweat it, your fine, what you describe happens all the time.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-07-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,812
Posted By exotics4fun
Back when I used to sell these I wouldn't ever...

Back when I used to sell these I wouldn't ever sell a car for low margins like that, I'd rather walk the deal. That same customer who buys for $500 over will 99% of the time trash your CSI because...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-02-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By exotics4fun
Good catch, thanks! Residual adjusted to better...

Good catch, thanks! Residual adjusted to better reflect reality. :)
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-02-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By exotics4fun
2007 BMW 530i with low payment for transfer

See the ad here;

http://www.swapalease.com/VEHICLESEARCH/VehicleDtlL.asp?VehicleID=406686

Once again I'm listing my 2007 5-series up for lease assumption, this time with a cash incentive to...
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