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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-05-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,260
Posted By ddeliber
Now this is a meeting I would love to be...

Now this is a meeting I would love to be broadcast somewhere!

http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/volkswagen-meeting-epa-discuss-diesel-emissions-program/
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-03-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,260
Posted By ddeliber
I believe what VW meant here is that the cars...

I believe what VW meant here is that the cars were coming up to temperature and thus were not yet ready to test. Now there could be some truth here because diesels are allowed to perform differently...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-29-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,260
Posted By ddeliber
I figured. I suppose that something like "costs...

I figured. I suppose that something like "costs will exceed $0.25" is also true.



I hear you. It is just that I have heard statements to the "off otherwise" point a lot and I thought that it...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 10-28-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,863
Posted By ddeliber
As an interesting side note to this discussion. ...

As an interesting side note to this discussion. I was just quoted $950 for 5 year of wheel and tire coverage $0 deductible from vroom.com on 2 cars (Mercedes ML and a Porsche Cayenne with 20"...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,260
Posted By ddeliber
Interesting.... VW says the cost will exceed $$33...

Interesting.... VW says the cost will exceed $$33 mil. Analysts say it can be as high as $97 billion. That is a pretty big difference.

Another thing I saw in the article that was also mentioned...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By ddeliber
I love pictures like yours..... I have a few...

I love pictures like yours..... I have a few myself. Last year was one for the books! I had an ice dam on my roof that was about 8' wide, it went up the roof about 4' and I sh it you not 3' THICK. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By ddeliber
Yes. And I didn't drive the bmw much last year...

Yes. And I didn't drive the bmw much last year if that is where you are going. The LMs were pretty worn but they still got the job done when I did.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By ddeliber
Any thoughts? Even on a high performance winter?

Any thoughts? Even on a high performance winter?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By ddeliber
Anyone use Nokian WR G3s?

Well my Bridgestone LM winters are finally done and I need a set of tires for winter driving on my RWD 335d. I don't drive in heavy snow and where I live most of the time I am driving on cold wet...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-09-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,260
Posted By ddeliber
Post I am not convinced that this is evidence that the...

I am not convinced that this is evidence that the 2016s can't be fixed with software. If they tried to push them through, and continued building them, they would be used against them at every...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-29-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,842
Posted By ddeliber
I forgot about the $975 (or whatever it is) lease...

I forgot about the $975 (or whatever it is) lease inception charge. That still leaves about $1k for doc and reg is that right?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-29-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,842
Posted By ddeliber
Just out of curiosity, where did that $6793.68 at...

Just out of curiosity, where did that $6793.68 at signing come from? MSDs should be 600*7=$4200. First month is $627. That leaves $1,900 and change for doc license and etc. I thougt that CAs doc...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-29-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,408
Posted By ddeliber
IMO there is no way to really know what happened...

IMO there is no way to really know what happened here. There are simply too many variables - including (but not limited to) that this happened a year ago so it is easy to get things confused. If...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 17,325
Posted By ddeliber
I was going to say something similar, I am from...

I was going to say something similar, I am from Cleveland! The thing is people sort of feel sorry for Cleveland fans, Mets fans, not so much.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-24-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,260
Posted By ddeliber
You forgot that included with number 1 above they...

You forgot that included with number 1 above they explicitly stated that "defeat devices" for the tests cannot be used.

I agree that the EPA and CARB are ridiculous and are promoting their agenda...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-23-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,436
Posted By ddeliber
BMW of Fairfax is offering $7k off on many 2015...

BMW of Fairfax is offering $7k off on many 2015 3ers. $5k off on $41k 320i s.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 33,260
Posted By ddeliber
What are the chances that the engineers at VW are...

What are the chances that the engineers at VW are to blame? To me it is difficult to find a plausible scenario where the engineers that designed the defeat algorithm/device are responsible. It is...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-09-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,827
Posted By ddeliber
The reason I looked for the car was because I...

The reason I looked for the car was because I never heard of restrictions on BMW leasers buying cars at the end of their leases. In fact it is often encouraged - or at least common practice - here...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-07-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,827
Posted By ddeliber
there is a newly listed 2013 640i gc for sale in...

there is a newly listed 2013 640i gc for sale in lubbock TX (Alderson group). No pics or description yet so it is hard to tell if it is yours (the VIN is listed and they say it has 37,617 miles on...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-21-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,436
Posted By ddeliber
I also suggest that you take a look at the prices...

I also suggest that you take a look at the prices for used 2014 335s online (cars.com or cargurus.com). This will give you an idea of the market - sure they are listed above what they will take, but...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-17-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,247
Posted By ddeliber
[/B] Is NYC sales tax really 14.2% or are...

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Is NYC sales tax really 14.2% or are there other "taxes" rolled in there as well? Wow, I thought people that lived in CA had it bad.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-21-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,070
Posted By ddeliber
To help get your dealer to their real selling...

To help get your dealer to their real selling price you can simply tell them something like: "Well I am going to atlanta this weekend and I got this price from ... I'd love to drive down there in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 59,895
Posted By ddeliber
I am fairly confident that their definition of...

I am fairly confident that their definition of large is not really that "large". To the point that if you don't make an incentive tier, you go out of business very quickly.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 59,895
Posted By ddeliber
yes and no. They all pay invoice (no one...

yes and no.

They all pay invoice (no one really knows what this really is but what we go by here is probably pretty close), BUT they ALL get a "sales incentive/bonus" that is proportional to the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-08-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By ddeliber
From my experience all warranty extensions...

From my experience all warranty extensions required a key read, which among other things gives the mileage from the last use of that key. I was even told that I would need to send them one of my...
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