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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-22-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By bzcat
Edmund's "invoice" is not real invoice price...

Edmund's "invoice" is not real invoice price because it is missing regional training and advertising charge.

If you think $1,000 profit is fair, you should just ask the dealer to show you the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,394
Posted By bzcat
If you want to buy extended warranty specifically...

If you want to buy extended warranty specifically from Pacific BMW, go to Ask A Dealer forum and contact Greg Poland @ Pacific BMW. He is active there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,455
Posted By bzcat
I got my wind deflector from Recaro... :bigpimp: ...

I got my wind deflector from Recaro... :bigpimp:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3844/14534053828_01b86cc5e8_c.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By bzcat
My wife is 5'1" and she seems to be just fine...

My wife is 5'1" and she seems to be just fine driving the BMW and doesn't have any visibility issues.

Are you sure you have adjusted the seats all the way up? The seats can go up pretty high so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,455
Posted By bzcat
Convertible is a 365 day car in SoCal so there is...

Convertible is a 365 day car in SoCal so there is less explanation required here :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,158
Posted By bzcat
If you can afford the $200 difference, PSS is...

If you can afford the $200 difference, PSS is worth it. You will never go back to "normal" tires after PSS. Michelin really improved the thread wear on the PSS so it will actually last a reasonable...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-15-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By bzcat
Just wait until we start getting San Luis Potosi...

Just wait until we start getting San Luis Potosi 3 series or Shenyang 3 series. This place will implode :rofl:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-10-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,504
Posted By bzcat
The issue here is not all BMW incentives are...

The issue here is not all BMW incentives are eligible towards reduction of sales price. Some can only be applied towards cap reduction or drive off. That's why dealers usually just quote "invoice+"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By bzcat
We don't know the sales tax rate in Detroit so...

We don't know the sales tax rate in Detroit so you really should quote the number before tax.

At first glance, $800 ish a month for a $58k car is not bad but a little high. But no one really know...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,260
Posted By bzcat
You can already buy stretched 3 series here. 3GT...

You can already buy stretched 3 series here. 3GT (F34) uses the LWB (F35) platform.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-10-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By bzcat
You want a bimmer, not a beemer ;) Beemers...

You want a bimmer, not a beemer ;)

Beemers have only 2 wheels.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By bzcat
Just wait until we start getting 3 series build...

Just wait until we start getting 3 series build in Shenyang or the up coming Mexico plant... Some people will have a meltdown.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 966
Posted By bzcat
:rofl: BMW also recommends you don't do any...

:rofl: BMW also recommends you don't do any maintenance yourself but that doesn't mean it is the best practice.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-05-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By bzcat
I wouldn't say supply exceeds demand here. ...

I wouldn't say supply exceeds demand here.

The situation here is there are a lot of dealers in a close geographic area so there is a lot of price competition. But BMW has no problem selling all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 966
Posted By bzcat
If you have 4x same size new tires, you should...

If you have 4x same size new tires, you should rotate them. If you only got 2 new tires, I can understand why they say forget it.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-02-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By bzcat
I assume you mean 10k mile per year, not per...

I assume you mean 10k mile per year, not per month as you stated ;)

Does NY charge sales tax in the monthly lease payment? i.e. does $1,155 include sales tax or do you pay all the sales tax that...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By bzcat
Gosh... where to begin :typing: 1. The MSRP...

Gosh... where to begin :typing:

1. The MSRP doesn't change :) I think you mean what price you should pay... and it ain't going to be anywhere near MSRP.
2. If the car has been registered, it is a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-28-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,373
Posted By bzcat
That's because invoice price varies by region and...

That's because invoice price varies by region and dealer, depending on whether they participates in BMW's regional advertising and training program. You just need to know what is on the invoice to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-27-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By bzcat
It depends on what your credit situation is at...

It depends on what your credit situation is at the moment. Inflation is about 2.8% so if you qualify for the top tier financing (which I believe is around 3%), it is basically free money.

You also...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By bzcat
Around 300lbs difference is probably what I would...

Around 300lbs difference is probably what I would expect based on equipment difference and the weight of gasoline.

In 2006, the US-spec 330i had standard sunroof, so that's about 200lbs. 10 gallon...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By bzcat
0-60 times comparison are meaningless unless they...

0-60 times comparison are meaningless unless they were obtained at the same time, same place, by the same driver.

The weight difference is probably due to a number of different factors:

1. US...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By bzcat
It depends on exactly how much trunk space you...

It depends on exactly how much trunk space you need.

In the E93, there is actually enough room under the roof for a small luggage with the top down - so plenty room for groceries or Target trips...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By bzcat
I'm another daily E93 top down driver with a...

I'm another daily E93 top down driver with a Recaro baby seat in the back. The top is lowered and raised at least twice a day even in the dead of winter (well... LA winter ;) )and never had a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bzcat
Looks like blue water metallic... a rare but...

Looks like blue water metallic... a rare but standard color from 2009 to 2011. It replaced Atlantic blue, also another rare but standard color.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-12-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,322
Posted By bzcat
$3,000 over invoice is not great but if you want...

$3,000 over invoice is not great but if you want the first one off the boat, you may have to suck it up. If you wait a few more month, I think you can get the car for much closer to invoice. Someone...
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