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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By JP 99300
Nice! What color is that? Don't know why, but...

Nice! What color is that?
Don't know why, but that pic makes the car look very large :eek:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-25-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,751
Posted By JP 99300
Yes, the MSDs are returned by BMWFS to the...

Yes, the MSDs are returned by BMWFS to the then-current leaseholder as of the end of the lease.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-17-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By JP 99300
If it won't work for you with someone like Greg...

If it won't work for you with someone like Greg or Jon Shafer here on bimmerfest, look up Russell Smyth at Stevens Creek BMW. He has been selling BMWs for 25 years, is extremely knowledgeable and...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-05-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,044
Posted By JP 99300
Give it some time. I'm sure posting the promised...

Give it some time. I'm sure posting the promised pictures as soon as possible would certainly help. GLWS.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-29-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,489
Posted By JP 99300
And 5. Take the time to carefully READ the...

And
5. Take the time to carefully READ the terms of the warranty he is selling you NOW -- to clearly understand what you are getting, what it covers, and what maintenance you are required to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By JP 99300
Are you sure you can't just replace the gear?...

Are you sure you can't just replace the gear? $125 for the gear vs $850 for the actuator motor assembly. See the sticky post above.
Just went through similar situation and determined it was only...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By JP 99300
I don't believe there is any requirement or any...

I don't believe there is any requirement or any deadline to fill out the survey. This helps rate the dealer, but there is no requirement to complete it by a certain time or even complete it at all. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,614
Posted By JP 99300
+1. Wife had a deer run into the side of her SUV...

+1. Wife had a deer run into the side of her SUV and it required new hood, front fender, driver door and rear door skin. Treated as comprehensive by Allstate with no effect on rates.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By JP 99300
craigslist ad link shows price of $48,150

craigslist ad link shows price of $48,150
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-26-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,615
Posted By JP 99300
Since Greg is surely busy making killer deals to...

Since Greg is surely busy making killer deals to close the month, you'd be much better off reaching out directly to him via email or phone (all of his contact information is listed above and on each...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 12-23-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By JP 99300
kitw, congrats. Looks like Santa was very good...

kitw, congrats. Looks like Santa was very good to you this year with that Carrera from Carlsen in the garage too! :D

Kudos to Greg for taking care of you in a painless, straightforward way. Greg...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-08-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,323
Posted By JP 99300
I think you are worrying too much about them. I...

I think you are worrying too much about them. I think your best choice is to use the drive home to enjoy the car and assess the tires because a) I think you will have a tough time finding a BMW...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-06-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By JP 99300
On the actual processing of the transaction, you...

On the actual processing of the transaction, you can't lose more than about $100, depending on who pays the required $500 lease transfer fee (buyer and seller can negotiate which party pays this...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-01-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,579
Posted By JP 99300
You have all obviously failed to ask the most...

You have all obviously failed to ask the most important question here:
Which Borla exhaust did you ultimately choose for your M3, Jon? Did Mrs. Shafer approve the Atak? :D
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-11-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,132
Posted By JP 99300
I think the OP clearly understood this wasn't...

I think the OP clearly understood this wasn't apples to apples. He wasn't comparing the two. He was rejected by BMW for the lease takeover, was understandably upset with them and thus concluded that...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-11-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,132
Posted By JP 99300
I agree - we can agree to disagree. :) Keep...

I agree - we can agree to disagree. :)

Keep in mind OP also had very kind words for Greg Poland, and I don't think that is indicative of a troll....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-11-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,132
Posted By JP 99300
Seriously? C'mon, I'd like to think this group is...

Seriously? C'mon, I'd like to think this group is above comments like that. The OP had a bad experience, he made a decision to move on and buy an Audi instead. He's free to make that choice.

And...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-09-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,132
Posted By JP 99300
I'm still laughing at this. I interpreted OPs...

I'm still laughing at this. I interpreted OPs original statement that "I make over six figures" to clearly mean "I make over $100,000" as that amount is the floor for six figures. I guess we all...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-17-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,887
Posted By JP 99300
Thanks for posting, Greg. Interesting that there...

Thanks for posting, Greg. Interesting that there is a $250 charge if maintenance is not current -- even though maintenance during lease is free?! Am I reading that correctly?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-28-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,227
Posted By JP 99300
Basically, all the $300 gets you is a "courtesy...

Basically, all the $300 gets you is a "courtesy delivery" -- Don't kid yourself; they are charging you this to be compensated for the time they spend on a car they didn't sell; they are not giving...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-27-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By JP 99300
- You can find many on the boards with stories of...

- You can find many on the boards with stories of disappointment after flying out to see a supposedly perfect car => lesson learned is to always buy a return ticket home. Even if you end up buying...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-15-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,479
Posted By JP 99300
+1 Honda all the way. Have never owned a minivan...

+1 Honda all the way. Have never owned a minivan (got the Pilot instead), but the Pilot has been bulletproof. Lowest cost to own of any car I've ever had -- by far.

And....the 2014 Odyssey...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-06-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By JP 99300
These guys are supposed to have some excellent...

These guys are supposed to have some excellent application specific speakers for BMWs, including E88. I don't have any first hand experience with them, but would love to hear from others who might:
...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-28-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,859
Posted By JP 99300
The convertible 135is weighs 331 lbs more, and I...

The convertible 135is weighs 331 lbs more, and I don't find the visibility that big of an issue -- especially when you can drop the top so easily. Plenty of power, and an incredible exhaust,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-15-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,850
Posted By JP 99300
I have had so many false TPMS warnings with my...

I have had so many false TPMS warnings with my M5, MINI and X3 that I've lost count. It has never been accurate.
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