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Forum: Automotive / Photography Yesterday, 09:31 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 86,913
Posted By ddk632
Famous architectural parking garage in Miami...

Famous architectural parking garage in Miami Beach, called 11 11 or 1111 Lincoln Road. No walls, all open space. Will shoot the outside of it someday soon (in the right light) - but it's pretty...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-28-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By ddk632
It's always their best deal! Until you are...

It's always their best deal! Until you are offered a better one!

I would suggest sleep on it, then think of separate transactions. It's the end of the month so especially on the 31st they will...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,467
Posted By ddk632
It's not about luck -- enjoy the new adventure...

It's not about luck -- enjoy the new adventure and here's to your success.

I love how this thread wouldn't die when it was new, and then someone necroposted it out of thread-hell back into the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,268
Posted By ddk632
Life's too short to be pissed about crap like...

Life's too short to be pissed about crap like this.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,433
Posted By ddk632
It really sucks about all these orders and not...

It really sucks about all these orders and not getting what you want. There is a member here, and on Bimmerpost, @drlonline - he's in CA and has a PI car coming very soon but prefers Tera.
...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-11-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By ddk632
Not sure on the deal as I'm out of touch with...

Not sure on the deal as I'm out of touch with specifics these days, but I can tell you for sure your posted MF is with the MSD discount applied.

Standard rate is 0.00130
7 MSDs @ 0.00007 each =...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-11-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By ddk632
BMW (or anyone) cannot charge you interest on...

BMW (or anyone) cannot charge you interest on something that you have not borrowed.

You borrow $45k... you pay interest on $45k.
Not on $70k...

The fact is, the reason there is a balloon...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-11-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By ddk632
Not exactly. Interest accrues on the total...

Not exactly.

Interest accrues on the total loan balance for the duration of the loan.

So, for 36 months, you accrue interest on $45k.

After 36 months, there is a principal balance due of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-10-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,822
Posted By ddk632
That does explain it. When you tell them about...

That does explain it. When you tell them about your trade-in, they will tell you whatever you want to hear but they will make their money on one end or the other.

When I've had a trade, I would...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-06-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By ddk632
There was a guy on here just a few days ago,...

There was a guy on here just a few days ago, don't remember what thread, who had this same issue and worked it out with the dealer to have them replace the front bumper. Might be worth a shot.
...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-05-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By ddk632
The gross/net is a buffer to ensure the battery...

The gross/net is a buffer to ensure the battery is never drained to a real 0% which kills its lifespan. I have not seen or read anything anywhere that new cells from the "unused" portion will ever...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-04-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By ddk632
You can plug into a regular wall socket and...

You can plug into a regular wall socket and charge any EV. If you're concerned about amperage, you can install it on its own breaker, or install one of those GCFI wall sockets with its own breaker.
...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-04-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By ddk632
Awesome! :thumbup: Did seeing the car...

Awesome!

:thumbup:

Did seeing the car and sitting in it change any expectations or ideas you had about the i8?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-04-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,665
Posted By ddk632
True, there is no denying the low-end torque of...

True, there is no denying the low-end torque of turbo motors makes them daily usable and livable vs. their tuned for top-end revvy NA counterparts.

I am not a purist - I drive a Turbo, X-Drive,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-04-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,665
Posted By ddk632
Any E9x variant M3 that is less than 1-2 years...

Any E9x variant M3 that is less than 1-2 years old fits the NA V8 needs nicely, with no big maintenance/reliability concerns (yet), does it not?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,665
Posted By ddk632
Haha, I did, I did... Got her from some guy...

Haha, I did, I did... Got her from some guy named Greg, you might know the guy :D

As for the loaner thing, I don't worry about it; my SA happens to be one really cool chick and she always takes...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,665
Posted By ddk632
As far as the technicians and training, I think...

As far as the technicians and training, I think the cost is not as bad as you think, because of the i3, and also future BMW i vehicles that will follow. The training for the i3 and i8 is the same,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,665
Posted By ddk632
There is a post on an i8 forum somewhere that...

There is a post on an i8 forum somewhere that this happened. A guy with a long history with his dealership had an i8 on order at MSRP, or at least had a deposit down. Dealer changed ownership and...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By ddk632
Putting down lots of cash on a lease to lower...

Putting down lots of cash on a lease to lower payments is a common newbie leasing mistake. Yes, it lowers your monthly payments, but it significantly increases the cost of the lease overall when...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By ddk632
I thought there was no loyalty at this time? ...

I thought there was no loyalty at this time?

Last time when it was available, the rule was you had to have had an active BMWFS account within 12 months prior to the date of purchase of the new...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-01-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,975
Posted By ddk632
There is most definitely one cupholder in the...

There is most definitely one cupholder in the front...

http://image.europeancarweb.com/f/news/1309_bmw_i8_coupe_specs_announced/58738137/2014-bmw-i8-interior-left.jpg
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-31-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,115
Posted By ddk632
Congrats! Enjoy in good health. They are fun, for...

Congrats! Enjoy in good health. They are fun, for sure. Drove one in LA last year at the auto show.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-29-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By ddk632
Thanks for the clarification @Orient330iNYC, and...

Thanks for the clarification @Orient330iNYC, and apologies for the misinformation in my post. I've edited it for future proofing.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By ddk632
Yes, that is very important. 4 solid car loans on...

Yes, that is very important. 4 solid car loans on there is huge. BMW [edit: cutoff for sales support rates, not the top tier] is 675. Your prior BMW loan, though it was a long time ago, will also...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-29-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,665
Posted By ddk632
Gotcha and touché on the conversation part. ...

Gotcha and touché on the conversation part.

Note that I didn't say he believes or doesn't believe in it, just that I read an article written by him (now linked in my initial post on the subject)...
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