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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-09-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
Posted By Peregrinus
From hunting around - I found out a few answers. ...

From hunting around - I found out a few answers.

The 1-M will be a limited run slated to run through about mid 2012 :cry: and then there will be a follow up to whatever new 1 is introduced then -...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
Posted By Peregrinus
1-Series M Coupe WILL be my next car if. . .

it's even available. . .

Lease is up in 2013 - I understand the 1 series is due for a new model in 2012.

Will they continue to make this model past 2012 - seems like a short production run on...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-18-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 66,059
Posted By Peregrinus
How does this affect 128i drivers?

How does this affect 128i drivers?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,979
Posted By Peregrinus
I'm driving it - the 128i I just got a couple of...

I'm driving it - the 128i I just got a couple of weeks ago. My next-next car will very very likely be the 1 Series M Coupe
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-14-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Peregrinus
I went from a 328i sedan to a 128i. . .I know...

I went from a 328i sedan to a 128i. . .I know it's not the x35 but maybe a similar comparison. Zero regrets, I really dig the little car. My wife has deemed it "Zippy". Very quick and responsive. ...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-13-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,281
Posted By Peregrinus
Does anyone still get leatherette?

Why is this still an option with zero dollar leather?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-13-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,799
Posted By Peregrinus
I drive the 128i with MT and absolutely love it....

I drive the 128i with MT and absolutely love it. That being said, in the 135i I'd be tempted by the DCT AT and wouldn't been disappointed by with that either.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-13-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,231
Posted By Peregrinus
Interesting responses, and not what I was...

Interesting responses, and not what I was expecting. Normally I've heard that unless you had a truly bad experience at a BMW dealer, that it was bad form to not give them a perfect score. . .I may...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-12-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,231
Posted By Peregrinus
Just gave dealer all 10's on survey - feel dirty about it

I wish we could be more honest about this. Frankly, some of the items they did perform to "10" but others - particularly with regards to negotiating the deal were like pulling teeth and a lot of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-09-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,865
Posted By Peregrinus
Look - as a matter of contract law, they cannot...

Look - as a matter of contract law, they cannot change the price on you unless the terms of the contract allowed them to (say the price was indexed to MSRP). ..I'm guessing absolutely they cannot...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-09-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Peregrinus
That sounds expensive. . .I recently did this on...

That sounds expensive. . .I recently did this on a 128i for 750. They wanted to charge me 850 but I squawked a little at that. Maybe the wheels/tires are more expensive on the 5 series. . .

This...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-08-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,452
Posted By Peregrinus
ahhh crud.. .I picked up my 128 on September 30! ...

ahhh crud.. .I picked up my 128 on September 30! oh well, I got some tax credits. . .
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-05-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,372
Posted By Peregrinus
You post struck a note that really bothers me -...

You post struck a note that really bothers me - so I'm going to say a few things.

First of all - the tone strikes me as the kind of elitist haughty BS that so many people try to peg on BMW...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-04-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,372
Posted By Peregrinus
Pics from a camphone - sorry for poor quality

Pics from a camphone - sorry for poor quality
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-04-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,966
Posted By Peregrinus
OK - maybe it's the tires - mine are the Goodyears

OK - maybe it's the tires - mine are the Goodyears
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-03-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,966
Posted By Peregrinus
Both come with 17" light alloy wheels

Both come with 17" light alloy wheels
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-03-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Peregrinus
I'm not a tax attorney but I am an attorney. I...

I'm not a tax attorney but I am an attorney. I just glanced at the statute and the adopted rule from the comptroller. . .so this isn't based on any knowledge or in-debth research, however.

I...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-03-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Peregrinus
They did it for me on this lease - saved me a bit...

They did it for me on this lease - saved me a bit on my monthly payment. I can't speak to the legality of it, as far as I know, BMW has a pile of money that they get back from the state and are...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-02-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,966
Posted By Peregrinus
128i v. 328i question

So I'm all of 3 days into my new 128i coming from a 2007 328i. Both are similarly equipped with sports package etc. The major difference is that the 328i was AT and the 128i is MT

I have noticed...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-01-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Peregrinus
This is good to know for the next time - I had no...

This is good to know for the next time - I had no idea that there was such a program. I guess I don't blame them for not telling me if they don't need to but sheesh - people should at least know to...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-01-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,372
Posted By Peregrinus
With regards to the iDrive - that was kinda a...

With regards to the iDrive - that was kinda a boner on my part. I was thinking the same thing - that I wanted a pure drivers car. . .but I have to say if I could change one thing and only one thing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-30-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,807
Posted By Peregrinus
Picked up my car today with Sirius. Was shocked...

Picked up my car today with Sirius. Was shocked by how aggressive the person on the phone was trying to sell me crap when all I wanted to do was activate my satellite radio. Major pain in the you...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-30-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By Peregrinus
This forum is awesome! TY TY TY

I definitely got a much much much better deal buy learning from the dealers and enthusiasts alike that contribute to the collective knowledge base on this forum. Thank you all for making it possible...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-30-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 157,632
Posted By Peregrinus
So I did the 7 SDs today on my lease. The CA...

So I did the 7 SDs today on my lease. The CA didn't know much about it and the finance guy just kinda-down played it a little ("not a lot of people like to do this"). But man - if you look at the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-30-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By Peregrinus
OK - so here's the full story. I ordered my new...

OK - so here's the full story. I ordered my new car about 2 months ago - been waiting on it for delivery. On Tuesday, I get an email about this tax credit thing from a competing dealer. Hmmm. ....
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