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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Today, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By quackbury
Your best bet is to purchase your current car. ...

Your best bet is to purchase your current car. With the state of the used car market (which will only get worse as Hertz and competitors flood the market with used rental cars) BMWFS will be happy...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Today, 05:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 555
Posted By quackbury
Why would you allow them to throw any extras into...

Why would you allow them to throw any extras into the cap cost? The only ones which are mandatory are the lease acquisition fee, plates, and the dealership's document fee. (Plus in some states, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By quackbury
Hopefully you knew about the N20's notorious...

Hopefully you knew about the N20's notorious timing chain problem before you purchased the car, and checked to make sure the recall had been performed?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 555
Posted By quackbury
It would be hard to do a WORSE job of negotiating...

It would be hard to do a WORSE job of negotiating a lease. Where to start?


You think an advertised deal is a good deal;
You clearly don't understand the moving parts of leasing;
You have...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By quackbury
What's your agenda? Clearly you are a commercial...

What's your agenda? Clearly you are a commercial enterprise: https://www.carfigures.com/ Are you trolling for revenue / hits without registering as a BF sponsor and paying to play?

If you'd...
Forum: European Delivery 07-01-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By quackbury
Will they build a wall?

Will they build a wall?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-30-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By quackbury
That was true prior to about 2018. No more. ...

That was true prior to about 2018. No more. Please don't give out misinformation about something that happened "a few years back". You do a disservice to folks who don't realize the rules have...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-29-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,102
Views: 196,476
Posted By quackbury
I'm not in either camp. I love ICE cars, but see...

I'm not in either camp. I love ICE cars, but see nothing wrong with electrics. I couldn't imagine driving a car with horrific fit and finish, when even cheap Korean cars are damn near perfect, but...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-29-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By quackbury
Congratulations! As First World Problems go,...

Congratulations! As First World Problems go, that's a 1-percenter. Hopefully slumming it in your M3 for 6 months won't be too difficult.:beerchug:
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-29-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By quackbury
My 2017 started creaking at about 60,000 miles. ...

My 2017 started creaking at about 60,000 miles. Not anything to do with the mirror, but instead that old BMW gremlin of door seals. (Any E39 owner became intimately familiar with gummi pfledge). ...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-29-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By quackbury
I would research exactly what is different about...

I would research exactly what is different about the S0 vs. the O0. Are there any internal differences? Or is it primarily the tuning and the sport exhaust? I would think it would be a heck of a...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-28-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By quackbury
I am guessing that the Washington Consumers...

I am guessing that the Washington Consumers Checkbook utilizes a Corporate Fleet Discount to get their deals. So if you had ordered from any of the dealers they work with, you would not have...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-27-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By quackbury
I'd be more concerned with bird poop and...

I'd be more concerned with bird poop and contaminants etching the paint than with scratches. I would want the car clayed / paint corrected, and insist on inspecting the finished product prior to...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-27-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By quackbury
Okay, that was not clear from your original post....

Okay, that was not clear from your original post.

It seems like you were happy with the price you paid, so here is a hypothetical question: Let's suppose that the dealer - in an effort to sell...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-26-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By quackbury
Good grief. I'm not sure it could be any clearer.

Good grief. I'm not sure it could be any clearer.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-26-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By quackbury
Wouldn't it be a whole lot easier to just buy a...

Wouldn't it be a whole lot easier to just buy a container of AW touch-up paint and fix it?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-26-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,745
Posted By quackbury
Trying to wrest all my ADD-addled buddies here...

Trying to wrest all my ADD-addled buddies here back on topic.

OP, get a quote from CarMax. There may never be a better time to lease / purchase a G30. Contrary to the normal situation, there is...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-26-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By quackbury
Ask if the vehicle has been "punched" and if so,...

Ask if the vehicle has been "punched" and if so, the in-service date. The warranty clock starts running on the date the vehicle was punched. Get the answer in writing / via email.

Also ask if...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-26-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By quackbury
The website states clearly "Not combinable with...

The website states clearly "Not combinable with the Corporate Sales / Fleet Program". Scroll down the page, look at the "Exclusions" block: https://www.bmwcca.org/vehicle_rebate
Forum: X2 F39 (2017 - current) 06-24-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By quackbury
[Facepalm] For the benefit of any visitors to...

[Facepalm] For the benefit of any visitors to this site: Neither the X2 M35i nor the X4 M40i has a V6. In fact, no BMW has a V6.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-24-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,958
Posted By quackbury
If you don't like it, turn it off. I have one of...

If you don't like it, turn it off. I have one of my preset buttons dedicated to turning off HUD, and another to turning off the iDrive display. Helps a lot if I am driving at night in a snowstorm.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-24-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,679
Posted By quackbury
If you are not already a BMWCCA member, I suggest...

If you are not already a BMWCCA member, I suggest you join immediately. (PM me for my membership number; if I refer you, you and I will each be entered in a drawing for an M School). Most...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-23-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 812
Posted By quackbury
I just watched the latest episode of HBO's "Real...

I just watched the latest episode of HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel". Please find time to watch it, particularly the segment "Black in Bellaire" about Robbie Tolan. Thank you.
...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-23-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,958
Posted By quackbury
As Jon and my guy explained it, the goal is to...

As Jon and my guy explained it, the goal is to make logistics easier. If the Sales Manager "orders what you want", the dealership will be penalized, regardless of whether it's your name (Priority 1)...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-23-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By quackbury
Are you a BMWCCA member? If I was in your...

Are you a BMWCCA member? If I was in your position, I would call up the local chapter where the selling dealer is located, ask if there was a member close to the dealership who could swing by and...
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