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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Today, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By shark715
Remember, dealer invoice is not dealer cost. In...

Remember, dealer invoice is not dealer cost. In many cases a dealer selling at invoice is making a very nice profit given holdbacks and other incentives offered by the manufacturer that you may or...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Today, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By shark715
Also, I have repeatedly used True Car to connect...

Also, I have repeatedly used True Car to connect with a True Car dealer willing to show a very competitive price on True Car's website, but then been able to negotiate an even better price with the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By shark715
Agree with everything you said 100%

Agree with everything you said 100%
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 258
Posted By shark715
I'm not expecting to see a significantly lighter...

I'm not expecting to see a significantly lighter car. Where would you think significant weight savings would come from?
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By shark715
Thanks, appreciate the info.

Thanks, appreciate the info.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By shark715
What's that ski run I see in the background?

What's that ski run I see in the background?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By shark715
Which top is that? Standard or moonlight?...

Which top is that? Standard or moonlight? Congrats!
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By shark715
Thanks, but doesn't the 1.9% expire tomorrow? I...

Thanks, but doesn't the 1.9% expire tomorrow? I can't order the car yet as the dealers don't yet have pricing info on the M235 convertibles with Xdrive as production is not going to start on that...
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By shark715
Paying for a ED Vehicle - Is the check made out to the dealer or BMWUSA?

When you pay for an ED vehicle before departing for Germany, is the check made out to the dealer, or to BMWUSA?
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By shark715
I definitely don't agree that my failing to...

I definitely don't agree that my failing to disclose to the credit union that this would be a ED transaction would be fraudulent (unless they specifically asked me to state that it's not an ED...
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By shark715
I'm thinking that if the credit union is narrow...

I'm thinking that if the credit union is narrow minded on this, that I just apply for the loan (I'll have the VIN by then) and not mention anything about ED. When the title is delayed, they may not...
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By shark715
Thanks again. If I read Pen Fed's site...

Thanks again.

If I read Pen Fed's site correctly, unfortunately I'm eligible to join.

I emailed my credit union a few minutes ago with detailed questions on the titling and insurance issues....
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-29-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By shark715
+1

+1
Forum: European Delivery 03-29-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By shark715
I appreciate the responses, and I think I get the...

I appreciate the responses, and I think I get the picture. My credit union is very small, and I would not be shocked if they have no experience with ED. But I'm willing to put up with some minor...
Forum: European Delivery 03-28-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By shark715
Thanks for the response. So how are the insurance...

Thanks for the response. So how are the insurance issues typically resolved? I looked through quite a bit of the ED section of the forum and didn't see any mention of this.
Forum: European Delivery 03-28-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By shark715
ED with Bank Financing

I'm planning to order an M235i with European Delivery, and I read in another thread that I should expect to have to pay the dealer in full a few days before leaving for Munich to pick up the car. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,224
Posted By shark715
Yeah, I was going to say that if he didn't test...

Yeah, I was going to say that if he didn't test the tires in conditions severe enough to get the truck stuck, he really didn't perform the right comparison, because no doubt he would have become...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,224
Posted By shark715
Excellent point, especially given that...

Excellent point, especially given that replacement tires in these sizes are often not stocked by local tire dealers.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,224
Posted By shark715
While it might have been an issue 5 or 10 years...

While it might have been an issue 5 or 10 years ago, the newer tire machines have addressed this. Just Google "Tire Machines" and you will see the type of equipment that is used today.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,224
Posted By shark715
When we had DWS's on our X5 (and Mini, too), we...

When we had DWS's on our X5 (and Mini, too), we just carried a couple of cans of Fix a Flat. Luckily we never had to use it. You do need additional TPM sensors for your TPM system to work correctly...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,224
Posted By shark715
Our opinion of the DWS's would respectably be...

Our opinion of the DWS's would respectably be somewhat different than Clinkinfo's. While their winter performance was very good for an all season tire (have had them on both the X5 with 20 inch...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,224
Posted By shark715
If you want to run 20 inch winter tires, I was...

If you want to run 20 inch winter tires, I was able to find BMW OEM replica wheels (they are damn good replicas, even have the same mold marks as the OEM wheels) from Direct Performance, who told me...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-03-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By shark715
I'm definitely with you on the M sport exterior. ...

I'm definitely with you on the M sport exterior.

Aside from this issue my first choice would be the X3. But I find the bottom seat cushion on the standard X3 seat to be too short, and on trips...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-03-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By shark715
Bummer. Thanks for sharing. With my long...

Bummer. Thanks for sharing. With my long thighs, looks like I'm going with a Q5 with sport seats (and the adjustable thigh support). For me, it's a important feature. My wife's X5 has them, and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By shark715
Sports seats without M sport package?

A while back someone here posted that they were told by a BMW representative at the New York auto show that sport seats would be available as a standalone option without the M sport package for...
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