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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-20-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Pinball81
Understood. CA is not submitting anything......

Understood. CA is not submitting anything... he's just confirming whether or not the X5M is even eligible.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-19-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Pinball81
Thanks, guys. I emailed my CA this afternoon and...

Thanks, guys. I emailed my CA this afternoon and will report back with his response. I like the suggestion to submit it and see what happens... But I'm not currently a USAA member. My dad is, so I...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-15-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Pinball81
Correct. That's how I read it, as well. Just...

Correct. That's how I read it, as well. Just didn't know if it was an oversight since there are so few X series M cars. Or if maybe the X5 M would be included with the X5, meaning a $1500...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-15-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Pinball81
USAA eligible for X5 M?

Does anyone know if the USAA rebate program is applicable to the X5 M (F85)? On USAA's site, it (here:...
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 06-15-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Pinball81
My dealer called today to say that they just...

My dealer called today to say that they just received allocations for August production today. Orders can be placed even though BMW hasn't released the Pricing and Order Guides (that was news to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-13-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
Leasing is not ALWAYS best for a business. If...

Leasing is not ALWAYS best for a business. If your business income is very steady, then leasing can make the most sense. But my income can vary greatly from year to year, so by purchasing, I can...
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 06-01-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Pinball81
Thought I'd try again... Anyone know targeted...

Thought I'd try again... Anyone know targeted release date?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-24-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
Totally agree! Someone once told me "Watch the...

Totally agree! Someone once told me "Watch the pennies, and the dollars will take care of themselves." I thought it was great advice. My wife hates it, but I watch the pennies.

Boy, this...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-24-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
It's not just that it's "a" year, it's the fourth...

It's not just that it's "a" year, it's the fourth year... that's when you could potentially need a full brake job (depending on how you drive the car). It's a costly enough maintenance item that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-23-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
Agreed. I'm in commercial real estate, and I...

Agreed. I'm in commercial real estate, and I know this all too well. Depreciation is great... but I have a huge negative basis in many properties and I fear the day I have to realize it. Recapture...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-23-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
Thanks for the input. You're correct that the...

Thanks for the input. You're correct that the depreciation recapture can be an issue... In fact, I really need to purchase in order to avoid depreciation recapture on my current '13 X5 (which I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-20-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
Agreed... "Company" vehicle is a game changer. ...

Agreed... "Company" vehicle is a game changer. :) And, although the tech is not the most important thing to me (although I do like having the latest tech), it is important for resale/residual...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-20-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
Agreed, it's a no-brainer. Indianapolis is a...

Agreed, it's a no-brainer. Indianapolis is a "smaller" market, and we have ONE BMW dealer in our market (although the same owner has two massive BMW dealerships in the same market). I have the...
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 05-17-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Pinball81
2017 Order & Pricing Guides Release Date?

Does anyone know when BMW will release 2017 Order and Pricing Guides for the F85? I believe it has historically been mid-June. Has anyone heard the release date? I'm anxious to get my order in for my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-17-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By Pinball81
2017 Order & Pricing Guides Release Date?

Does anyone know when BMW will release 2017 Order and Pricing Guides for F15 and F85? I believe it has historically been mid-June. Has anyone heard the release date? I'm anxious to get my order in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-16-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
There's no such thing as a "regular" X5!! My '13...

There's no such thing as a "regular" X5!! My '13 is an Xdrive 35i, and I really like it. It's a fantastic vehicle. But, I had four M3s in a row... only jumped into the X5 when our family grew...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-16-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
Thanks for your thoughts. I know, the...

Thanks for your thoughts. I know, the depreciation is killer. I used to buy late model cars that were about 2 years old when a big chunk of the depreciation had been realized by the first owner. ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-16-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Pinball81
Ordering X5 M: 2016 or 2017

I'm looking to order a new X5 M to replace my '13 X5 soon. I've found several threads discussing differences between 2016 and 2017 model years, but have an additional question.

My dealer can...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-27-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,792
Posted By Pinball81
Gotcha... Thanks for confirming, Mike!

Gotcha... Thanks for confirming, Mike!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-27-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,792
Posted By Pinball81
Can someone please clarify for me... the change...

Can someone please clarify for me... the change for all '17 MY cars is from 4 to 3 years of maintenance. But all '17 MY cars will still carry a 4 year/50,000 mile warranty, correct? I have only...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-21-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,229
Posted By Pinball81
Subscribed... Had been planning to order an F15...

Subscribed... Had been planning to order an F15 to replace my '13 E70 this summer. I'll be very interested to see how this plays out.

That said, considering that BMW will stop production of the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-24-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,370
Posted By Pinball81
I can't really argue... my current 35 is fine, I...

I can't really argue... my current 35 is fine, I might even say "fun" to drive. But I had 4 M3s in a row before a growing family (4 kids) pushed me into the X5 a couple of years ago. Was only...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-23-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By Pinball81
Thanks for posting the photos... very helpful! ...

Thanks for posting the photos... very helpful! Looks great with your Imperial Blue. Will be a tough choice between the Beige and the Terra.

On that note... Would still love to see some photos of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-23-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,370
Posted By Pinball81
Good info.... subscribed. I'll be looking to...

Good info.... subscribed. I'll be looking to replace my '13 X35 Sport in the next few months. Still on the fence on options, as well as 35 vs 50. Will follow comments on this thread as I evaluate. ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-21-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By Pinball81
Thanks... Would love to see a few photos if you...

Thanks... Would love to see a few photos if you have a chance!
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