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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Today, 06:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By quackbury
Look at us geezers talking about Columbo. While...

Look at us geezers talking about Columbo. While all the Millennials shake their heads and ask "WTF does yogurt have to do with leasing a BMW?"

We deserve the "Okay Boomers" on this thread.....
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Today, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By quackbury
I stand by my comments. There have been numerous...

I stand by my comments. There have been numerous fatalities in Teslas when folks were watching movies, getting road head, or otherwise distracted while behind the wheel. Last year, the Boston Globe...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Today, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,463
Posted By quackbury
There is no "negotiating". 60 to 90 days before...

There is no "negotiating". 60 to 90 days before your lease ends, BMWFS will offer you a buy-out price on the My BMW site. It will likely be $2,000 to $8,000 less than the residual value in your...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Today, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By quackbury
I disagree about the future of subscription...

I disagree about the future of subscription services.

When I was a kid, we had a big old metal antenna on our roof, so we could watch 6 or 7 channels of broadcast TV. So did all our neighbors. ...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,680
Posted By quackbury
I leased my 2020 on June 1st. I received my...

I leased my 2020 on June 1st. I received my $1,000 BMWCCA Rebate check on June 17th. Before we throw the entire program under the bus, let's at least admit that it works perfectly well in a...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By quackbury
Wow. Instead of being grateful for a system that...

Wow. Instead of being grateful for a system that might save your bacon some day, we're now at the point where we expect those systems to work flawlessly, 100% of the time, even if dirt, salt or road...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By quackbury
What's the Brit word for tool?

What's the Brit word for tool?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By quackbury
Fixed that for you, Nancy.

Fixed that for you, Nancy.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-03-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
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 07-03-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
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) 07-03-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
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 07-02-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
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) 07-02-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
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: 985
Posted By quackbury
Will they build a wall?

Will they build a wall?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-30-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,463
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: 4,120
Views: 196,950
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: 109
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: 654
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: 352
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: 50
Views: 1,680
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: 518
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: 50
Views: 1,680
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: 50
Views: 1,680
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: 347
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: 1,801
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...
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