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Old 10-09-2012, 06:36 PM
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Mein Auto: '13 F10 535i (loaner)
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.
F30 328i
E90 328i
E92 335i 6MT
E46 M3 6MT
E39 528i 5MT
MBz W140 S320
MBz W124 300E (slammed)
(unmentionables in between)
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