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Old 10-09-2012, 06:36 PM
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Mein Auto: '13 F10 535i (loaner)
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Originally Posted by DSXMachina View Post
I did a job on a 328 last week which the dealer quoted at $2700. Had to do with the intake cam angle sensor and a tune up, and a couple minor things.
I quoted $1200,did it for $1250. Made good money on it too. My customer didn't get a loaner, or a free cup of coffee and a banana, or a car wash, or a multi million dollar waiting area. He did get his car back the same day.
Oh, I used all genuine BMW parts, too.


Note to OP: If you sleep in your car during the cross-country trip, the $1,450 savings might be worth it. Not to mention that you might catch the Fall foliage at its best.
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