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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-07-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,731
Posted By SARAFIL
Technically, you are correct if you own the...

Technically, you are correct if you own the car... they are giving you enough to replace what you had (i.e. enough money to replace your 6-month old 335i with another 6-month old 335i and not a new...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-29-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,486
Posted By SARAFIL
no, he is not giving wrong info. Warranty does...

no, he is not giving wrong info. Warranty does not cover brakes and wipers. The Full Maintenance package covers those, and that is separate from the warranty. Both are 4/50k on a new car and both...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,147
Posted By SARAFIL
just post a pic of your seats.... leatherette is...

just post a pic of your seats.... leatherette is immediately identifiable if you know what you're looking at. I could tell you in a second if I saw the pic.

edit: ok, just noticed the OP is from...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-20-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By SARAFIL
doesn't BMW offer Owner's Choice program in...

doesn't BMW offer Owner's Choice program in Texas? It's like a balloon/lease hybrid... you get the tax benefits of the balloon but it has a guaranteed trade value similar to a lease residual so it...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-05-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By SARAFIL
BMW has reasonable residual adds for "some"...

BMW has reasonable residual adds for "some" accessories.

I have the PPK and performance exhaust on my F30. I got a $1000 residual add to the MSRP for both, and paid about ~$2000 for both (don't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-30-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By SARAFIL
As for (1)... that's all a matter of how much...

As for (1)... that's all a matter of how much protection you think you need to cover your assets in the event you cause an accident. These days, it doesn't take much damage to rack up over $100k of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-24-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By SARAFIL
+1 The dealer doesn't really have anything...

+1

The dealer doesn't really have anything to gain out of this, sounds more to me like they are just clueless with how MSD works.

You calculate the security deposit amount on the final MF after...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-17-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By SARAFIL
you must carry at least 100/300 liability...

you must carry at least 100/300 liability coverage and can have a max $1k deductible on comp/coll.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By SARAFIL
**pending sale**

**pending sale**
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 12-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By SARAFIL
**pending sale**

**pending sale**
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 12-08-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By SARAFIL
FS: 17" winter wheels/tires with TPMS -- Rial Salerno & Blizzak LM-25 RFT

Selling a complete set of 17" Rial Salerno wheels (silver finish) with Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT 225/45 17 mounted. The set also includes TPMS. I used the wheels on a 2011 335xi, so I know the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-08-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By SARAFIL
FS: 17" winter wheels/tires with TPMS -- Rial Salerno & Blizzak LM-25 RFT

Selling a complete set of 17" Rial Salerno wheels (silver finish) with Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT 225/45 17 mounted. The set also includes TPMS. I used the wheels on a 2011 335xi, so I know the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-25-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,462
Posted By SARAFIL
Lot's of "ifs" in your reply. BMW won't...

Lot's of "ifs" in your reply.

BMW won't approve a lease/loan if you do not have a visa that will last through the end of the lease/loan term. What happens a year from now when something happens...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-15-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By SARAFIL
How does it fit in the wheel well and how does it...

How does it fit in the wheel well and how does it look? Is there too much tire there?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-12-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By SARAFIL
Blizzak LM-32 RFT for F30

Curious what is available at this point to fit a F30.

The blurb in the text box on this page mentions 225/50R17 which I believe it the size I want. When I search "sizes", it tells me I need a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-27-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By SARAFIL
The total adder requires that the accessory be...

The total adder requires that the accessory be installed on the car, so it is in essence including parts + labor. If I bought the exhaust but never installed it, I technically couldn't residualize...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-27-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By SARAFIL
-Only some accessories can be "residualized" ...

-Only some accessories can be "residualized"
-You don't add the full MSRP, there is a "residual adder" that you add to the vehicle MSRP for eligible accessories before you calculate the residual
-I...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-09-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,127
Posted By SARAFIL
BMW does transfers as a courtesy to the current...

BMW does transfers as a courtesy to the current leasee, they can be very picky about who they approve. While your income sounds more than sufficient, I'm guessing you have limited credit history in...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-11-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By SARAFIL
the 15k only restriction is for 12 month leases. ...

the 15k only restriction is for 12 month leases. 24+ months can be done at 10k, 12k, or 15k miles and you can buy additional miles up to a contract total of 100,000.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-11-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By SARAFIL
Call me crazy, but based on the tone of this post...

Call me crazy, but based on the tone of this post it doesn't surprise me you didn't get folks tripping over eachother to help you out. :dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-04-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,749
Posted By SARAFIL
you do realize the "performance tires" are still...

you do realize the "performance tires" are still runflat, right?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-23-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,415
Posted By SARAFIL
Negotiation 101..... who do you think has the...

Negotiation 101..... who do you think has the power if you are finalizing the sales price and terms when the car has already arrived at the dealer? It's not just cap cost, but there are other...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-14-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By SARAFIL
not happening.

not happening.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-09-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By SARAFIL
you can't "get a car cpo'ed"... you can only buy...

you can't "get a car cpo'ed"... you can only buy a car off the lot that is already being sold as a CPO car.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-30-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By SARAFIL
A 3rd party inspection (Autovin) will be more...

A 3rd party inspection (Autovin) will be more strict than a dealer inspection, and it is final unless you fix the damage before turn-in, there is no negotiating.
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