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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By drewcwsj
The other thing he told me is to turn off the AC...

The other thing he told me is to turn off the AC when you are a few miles from home to give the AC a little time to dry out before it sits.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-02-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,444
Posted By drewcwsj
I'm suspicious that the OP won't give any details...

I'm suspicious that the OP won't give any details whatsoever. He/she posted to this board for advice anonymously and now won't post anything other than that it was a couple of grand mistake on a new...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-02-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By drewcwsj
650 OC versus lease rates!!!

I just ran the numbers for a 650 on the bmwusa site and a nicely optioned 650 cab ($93k MSRP) with $10k down leases for $1088 and owners choice for $1388. I am in Texas and want to use OC for the tax...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By drewcwsj
A trick I was told by my dealer for the moldy...

A trick I was told by my dealer for the moldy smell is to start the car and turn the heat to max and let it run for twenty minutes. That should hopefully kill the mold that grows in the vents due to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By drewcwsj
CPO Value on Trade-In

My 2005 545 is due for Owners Choice turn in soon. The buyout is $35k which I know is very high based on current market values. So I talked to my dealer and he is willing to take the car in and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By drewcwsj
My 2005 545i w/ NAV, Prem Sound and Cold Weather...

My 2005 545i w/ NAV, Prem Sound and Cold Weather is due for lease turn in by June 17 and the buyout is $35k. It has 37k miles (out of 45k miles allowed) and is immaculate. Oh and it was one of the...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-03-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By drewcwsj
I'm heading to Austin in a week for a house...

I'm heading to Austin in a week for a house hunting trip. I'll be moving there by the end of october. Should be a big change from Chitown, especially for a midwestern boy.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,694
Posted By drewcwsj
I got my car back from the dealer this morning...

I got my car back from the dealer this morning and now I'm holding my breath the slam is gone for good. Thanks for the responses.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,694
Posted By drewcwsj
Thumbs down I have the slam too!!! '05 545 not sure of the...

I have the slam too!!! '05 545 not sure of the build date as it is been at the dealer for the last three days and I got a lovely Kia to drive. I complained twice before but they told me it was...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-27-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By drewcwsj
I talked to BMW Finance today and to the Texas...

I talked to BMW Finance today and to the Texas DMV. BMW says I'll have to pay full sales tax on the cars value. Then I called the Texas DMV and they told me that I would not have to re-title and I...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-27-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By drewcwsj
lol

lol
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-27-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By drewcwsj
I have been looking into a lease assumption but...

I have been looking into a lease assumption but looks like sales tax will kill me if I do. I live in Chicago and we pay sales tax on the full value on purchase or lease. If I assume a lease out of...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-26-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,460
Posted By drewcwsj
Take it!!! You should know in Illinois that...

Take it!!! You should know in Illinois that tradeins to dealers give you a tax deduction. So you basically won't pay sales tax on the MDX. That is close to $4000 in tax savings that you would lose...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-26-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By drewcwsj
Thanks - I know about Texas sales tax. What I am...

Thanks - I know about Texas sales tax. What I am trying to find out is about lease assumptions. In a lease assumption the title does not change as it is in the name of the lease company - BMW...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-25-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By drewcwsj
Question Lease assumptions and sales tax in Texas?

I currently live in Chicago (the most lease unfriendly city in the nation) and will be moving to Austin soon. I'll be in Austin for about a year and would like to find a lease to assume. I have...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-25-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By drewcwsj
Where is the car located?

Where is the car located?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2005, 05:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,604
Posted By drewcwsj
Oh and I'm in Chicago

Oh and I'm in Chicago
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2005, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,604
Posted By drewcwsj
Selling snows

I've got four 16" AT Italia Types 5s with Dunlop winterports on them that were used two winters. They work on my 330i but I am not sure they will work on a ZHP. I decided to go with all seasons on...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 01-18-2005, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,006
Posted By drewcwsj
Leather repair

Check out the leather repair FAQ at www.carcareonline.com. It won't be easy.

http://carcareonline.com/howto.aspx
Forum: European Delivery 02-06-2004, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By drewcwsj
Let me know what you find out

I have a call into my dealer to change my ED from May to October. Octoberfest would be a blast. Also the chance of getting an E90.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-04-2004, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By drewcwsj
I will run it by carmax when I am ready to sell. ...

I will run it by carmax when I am ready to sell. Oh and my 330i is going to be Imola Red too!!!
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-04-2004, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By drewcwsj
Weather is not an excuse

-8 F is just not that cold. Where are all the Canadians on this board? This door needs to work regardless.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-04-2004, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By drewcwsj
Trade-In Value

I am very confident that $18k for an '01 330i with Sport, CWP, NAV, Leather, Xenon and HK (MSRP $42k) is way below market. I figure Edmunds wholesale, $23k, is what I should look to get. Heck the...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-04-2004, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By drewcwsj
Great point!

Great point. I am only considering it because I know that once a car is no longer covered by the OEM warranty then the aftermarket warranty price goes up substantially. By the time I get the new...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-04-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By drewcwsj
Question Extended Warranty value on resale (trade-in offer was a joke)???

I just placed an order for a ED 330i ZHP for April pickup in Munich. I am going to drive my 330i till it arrives back here in May/June and then sell it myself. I looked into a trade-in with the...
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