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Forum: European Delivery 03-24-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By mw5
Checklist of what to look for when picking up car in the US after ED

For those that have done European Delivery, do you have a checklist of things to look for when taking delivery of your car at the US dealership?

Should I expect the car to have been driven a few...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 50,640
Posted By mw5
Nice! I don't know much about electronic...

Nice!

I don't know much about electronic wiring (so please excuse my ignorance), but won't tapping into the power that goes to the rearview mirror affect power/functionality of the mirror?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,760
Posted By mw5
Which of these wheels do you prefer?

Which of these two wheels do you guys prefer in a SPACE GRAY with M-sport?

20" ferric gray 312

or

19" 351M
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,540
Posted By mw5
Doesn't the illumination of the numbers (white...

Doesn't the illumination of the numbers (white vs. orange) depend on wheter you have the lights on or off?

See the following clip:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj7ajkPFNKw
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By mw5
Can you order an xDrive car w/ the sport/m-sport with summer tires instead of A/S?

I'm not a big fan of all-season tires. I prefer using snow tires in the winter.

Has anyone been able to order an xDrive car with sport/m-sport packages with summer performance tires?

If so,...
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By mw5
What star category is the Renaissance?

What star category is the Renaissance?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,747
Posted By mw5
I was told by the manager today that an appeal...

I was told by the manager today that an appeal was made to BMWFS and that they will overlook the error afterall. Tomorrow I should get a document stating that I will still qualify.

I'm not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,747
Posted By mw5
I have not signed anything yet and I can easily...

I have not signed anything yet and I can easily walk away from the deal.

The problem with starting over now is that the base price of the car has gone up by $500. And along with losing out now on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,747
Posted By mw5
Just spoke with BMW Finance and Customer...

Just spoke with BMW Finance and Customer Relations and they gave me the usual run around and willing to do nothing, but file a compliant against the dealership.

What a bunch of BS.

BMW claims...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,747
Posted By mw5
I thought about the bait and switch, but why...

I thought about the bait and switch, but why would they do that? - It seems like a waste of time. I can easily walk away from the deal and they would have no sale.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,747
Posted By mw5
Very annoying experience with the Holiday Credit and ED

Hi all,

I would just like to share with you an very annoying experience that I've had.

Just before the recent $1500 holiday credit promotion ended, I ordered a f10 for European Delivery in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,494
Posted By mw5
I was told that it is standard. You do not need...

I was told that it is standard. You do not need to order HUD.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,494
Posted By mw5
The date of my VIR is 1/4/11 and my ED is 3/3/11....

The date of my VIR is 1/4/11 and my ED is 3/3/11.

I talked to my CA yesterday who explained to me that the cluster will be the new one in my car. As far as which one of the two in the picture...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,494
Posted By mw5
I didn't specifically order it, but I happened to...

I didn't specifically order it, but I happened to notice it on my final build.
I will contact my CA tommorrow and hopefully I can get more info.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,494
Posted By mw5
What is: 6WA Instrument cluster with extended contents

What is this option?

My car that I am ordering has this option on the vehicle inquiry report.

Is this the new instrument cluster?
Will it display the navigation info just like the HUD?
Will...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By mw5
ED and Lufthansa 2 for 1 deal - please share your experiences

Has anyone used the Lufthansa 2 for 1 deal for ED recently?

Please share your experiences.


Is it cost effective? Do you have to pay taxes for the companion? Do special fares apply to ED?
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,109
Posted By mw5
17.6% off - that's a heck of a deal!

17.6% off - that's a heck of a deal!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,448
Posted By mw5
In my opinion a lighter color such as space gray,...

In my opinion a lighter color such as space gray, silver, or white look better with the M sport package b/c it emphazies the body kit better.

With the darker colors, everything just blends in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By mw5
Hey dunderhi, Sent you a PM

Hey dunderhi,

Sent you a PM
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By mw5
Thanks dunderhi I'm also planning on ED with...

Thanks dunderhi

I'm also planning on ED with pickup on March 4th! Maybe I'll see you there.

I'm building a 550i xdrive with M sport, PP2, 2TB, and CWP.

What are you getting?

What sort of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By mw5
$1500 Holiday Credit question

My CA told me that the $1500 holiday credit is applicable to any order placed prior to Jan 3rd. So I would be "locked in" even for delivery after Jan 3rd.

Others are being told that the car must...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,222
Posted By mw5
My CA told me that the $1500 holiday credit can...

My CA told me that the $1500 holiday credit can be used as long as you place an order before Jan 3rd. He said it can be "locked in"

Have others heard this?

I'm thinking about doing ED with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By mw5
Will '08 550i 17" wheels fit on the f10? Will the TPMS work?

Does anyone know if '08 oem 550i 17 inch non-sport package wheels will fit the new f10 535 or 550?

Also will the '08 TPMS work with the new car?

Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,222
Posted By mw5
Sounds like a good deal! What total % off of...

Sounds like a good deal!

What total % off of MSRP before the $1500 cash did you get?

The reason I ask is that people often quote different prices for the invoice.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,920
Posted By mw5
are you still getting 25-27 mpg on the highway?

are you still getting 25-27 mpg on the highway?
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