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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By mde83
Not to revive an old thread, but I just cannot...

Not to revive an old thread, but I just cannot help myself. I recently leased my third BMW at Ferman. But Shane almost killed the deal. I had done all the research before going in there, so I knew...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-05-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By mde83
Same here... Shown as a "rebate" on your lease...

Same here... Shown as a "rebate" on your lease contract...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-04-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By mde83
Take a look at the coding forum for all questions...

Take a look at the coding forum for all questions regarding software, how to code, etc...

Here is a link to the thread with the software links. There is no way you can get out of reading a bunch...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-04-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By mde83
Thanks Greg. The thing about $2,500 in lease end...

Thanks Greg. The thing about $2,500 in lease end damages being the norm is exactly what my F&I guy said after I already signed the papers to buy it. He said he and most other employees that lease...
Forum: BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum 02-03-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By mde83
Done. Did not know that section of this site was...

Done. Did not know that section of this site was even there. Duh....
Forum: BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum 02-03-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By mde83
Positive Review - Ferman BMW - Palm Harbor, FL

I just took delivery of a 2016 X3, which is my 3rd BMW from this dealership.

This last experience was the best of the three. Primarily this was due to the CA that I worked with on this deal whom...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-31-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By mde83
Yeah I agree. For me I don't need insurance like...

Yeah I agree. For me I don't need insurance like the wheel and tire one so much against the money it would cost to replace a wheel and tire if I hit a pothole. The money is not an issue for me, the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-31-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By mde83
LOL. Yes I actually did look at the new used...

LOL. Yes I actually did look at the new used tires the place put on. The tread toward the outside of the tires was quite deep yet what I did not notice was the center of the tires were on the wear...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-31-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By mde83
Thanks for the comments everyone. I will try to...

Thanks for the comments everyone. I will try to address a couple of the specific ones.

YES, I read the policy, and NO it does NOT exclude tires and wheels. ARD - I was not asking what my...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-30-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By mde83
Just took delivery - Excess Wear & Tear Addendum

I just took delivery of my 2016 X3 35i. I am liking the vehicle so far.

I turned in my 2013 535i M-Sport 2 payments early as the dealer did a discretionary pull ahead. There were so many...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-29-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By mde83
Definitely do your negotiation BEFORE incentives....

Definitely do your negotiation BEFORE incentives. And tell them you want the price before any incentives then work from there.

The X3 I am taking delivery of later today I got for something like...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-28-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By mde83
I hate maps on my control screen, it is too...

I hate maps on my control screen, it is too distracting when I am driving. I don't even like to display them when I am using Nav, I use the HUD and the voice directions. I guess I am boring, I have...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-28-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mde83
Yes you can. I set up an appointment for...

Yes you can. I set up an appointment for tomorrow (Friday) at 4pm to turn in my 535i. Made that appointment on Monday. I was going to turn the car in even if my new X3 had not arrived yet. But as...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-28-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,217
Posted By mde83
I had a 2006 325i and it was a nice car, but I...

I had a 2006 325i and it was a nice car, but I was very under-impressed with the engine and the relative lack of torque, etc. And the sound for that matter. Now the 330i of the same generation...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-26-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,217
Posted By mde83
That was me and heck yes they do. In my case, my...

That was me and heck yes they do. In my case, my payoff on a GMC Terrain lease with 9 remaining payments on a 39 month lease was $24,450 but in order for the BMW dealer to take it on trade Ally...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-26-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By mde83
This happened to my father (he is 80yo). He had...

This happened to my father (he is 80yo). He had a 2013 Chevy Malibu. Of course the thing had regular tires. Never dreamed that with regular tires there would not be a spare. He had a blow out on...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-23-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mde83
Yeah I may very well.. I called the genius hot...

Yeah I may very well.. I called the genius hot line this morning and as of Thursday my car was at the VPC with production/quality check whatever. Estimated shipping date was yesterday or today with...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-22-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mde83
So to keep this thread updated in case someone...

So to keep this thread updated in case someone ever has this question... I called BMWFS and I was told that I have the 10 day grace period, so regardless of if I turn in the car now, or wait until I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-22-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By mde83
Thanks! I really had not thought about the ribs...

Thanks! I really had not thought about the ribs on the first choice being an issue. But I get your point for sure. I was caught up on the looks of the thing I think instead of the function.

I...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-22-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mde83
Ninong. Thank you for your detailed explanation....

Ninong. Thank you for your detailed explanation. That is very important information. If that is what happened in my "discretionary pull ahead" case then my dealer may or may not have a financial...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-22-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mde83
Oh wow, thanks for the detailed explanation. I...

Oh wow, thanks for the detailed explanation. I will call BMWFS as soon as I hear back from my CA. Guessing he will ask the finance guy at the dealership.

I was replying to the other poster...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-22-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mde83
Not sure what that is exactly. One of the dealer...

Not sure what that is exactly. One of the dealer employees on here might be able to answer that, or they might not (they are not allowed to). But they are not rolling my last two payments into the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-22-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mde83
Thanks for your reply jjrandorin...I was kind of...

Thanks for your reply jjrandorin...I was kind of aware of the 10 day grace period. But let's say I take delivery of the new car 5 days after my payment is due, and turn in my current car then. I...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-22-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mde83
Question about timing of lease turn-in and delivery of new vehicle

So, my current 535i's next lease payment is due on 1/28/2016 (the lease officially ends on 3/28/2016 - the dealer did a discretionary pull ahead). My new X3 is actually being built with estimated...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-22-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By mde83
Thanks guys. While I definitely agree that the...

Thanks guys. While I definitely agree that the dogs need to have something like the one shown on Amazon to keep the scratches on the sides of the cargo compartment at a minimum, I also want a cargo...
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