BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > General M3 Forum (E90 + E92 + E93)
 
BPM Sport
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-28-2008, 08:22 AM   #1805
wrxgoose
New Member
0
Rep
14
Posts

 
Drives: '07 cooper
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Charlotte, Nc

iTrader: (0)

question: does california require front and back plates? if it doesn't, maybe for the front plate, you can get a picture of fil, with the circle and line through him. like the no smoking symbol, but a no-fil symbol instead.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 08:25 AM   #1806
yacoub
Enlisted Member
0
Rep
46
Posts

 
Drives: G
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: US

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dooma350 View Post
That said, I do have a pretty hefty legal bill to deal with. Scott's such a good guy, he has promised to reduce the fees but having worked so hard, he is the last person that I want to stiff. I don't care if I end up paying close to MSRP, but you got to take care of those who help you out. In this case, I wouldnt have gotten over the final hump without Scott. So, here is what Im thinking. I mentioned this before, but Lincoln BMW has promised to send the car to me with two license plate frames with the Husker cardboard inserts. I plan on using one of them. But I wanted to auction off the other license plate frame, with the Husker cardboard insert. Winner of the auction gets to
DESIGN MY CUSTOM CA LICENSE PLATE. And I will drive it around proudly, with an M3POST sticker.

PWNDFIL
FILSHIL
DOOMAM3



How about HSKRDUMA
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 09:09 AM   #1807
wrxgoose
New Member
0
Rep
14
Posts

 
Drives: '07 cooper
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Charlotte, Nc

iTrader: (0)

i think this is the longest that this thread has gone without a post, as well. can't have that
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 09:14 AM   #1808
STL325i
Bimmerfan
STL325i's Avatar
0
Rep
4
Posts

 
Drives: e46 325i
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: StL

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 320what View Post
Funny, but I canít help but think that noone here is a winner in this mess. Ken got the car, but the whole point of the purchase, to buy an M3 cheap, is gone down the drain. AND he said himself this may be wasnít even a perfect car he wanted, but price was sweet thus it was enough. But with now car costing close to MSRP after the lawyer fees are counted in, which seem to be in few thousands of dollars, then I am a bit sad for the man. Then again, this is typical Ė it costs a lot for the little guy to stand up and speak up. I respect him for sticking to his guns and getting the car, never mind he lost money and nerves on this. Dealer also got bad publicity, probably lost money on the car (i donít think they did, they just didnt make as much) and alienated new potential customers. Eitherway you look at this, it kind of sucks it came down to this.
I'm sorry man, but I disagree. It was a HUGE moral victory for everyone who has ever gotten screwed by a dealer. Not only that it has brought some *very* bad things to light about the Husker Auto Group and thier parent company, but perhaps in the future there will be a few less people taken advantage of by them. Not only that, all those other shady dealers that use the same tactics on eBay are probably scratching thier heads right now wondering if it is worth it. To your other point - the chances of someone getting an M3 right now at close to MSRP are pretty slim with some dealerships marking them up 20-30k because of simple supply and demand. Finally, and most importantly, Ken will have quite a story to tell for many years about how he took on the "big guys" and won. Reminds me of another story...



THIS..........IS..........DOOOOMMMMMMAAAAAAAAA!!!!

-D
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 09:56 AM   #1809
eclipsisNA
Colonel
United_States
114
Rep
2,938
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 Estoril 328i M Sport
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Beverly Hills, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2014 BMW 428i  [3.88]
FCKFIL
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 09:59 AM   #1810
E394KEN
M3//4KEN
United_States
5
Rep
409
Posts

 
Drives: E46 M3 & E90 335i (Woosh!)
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Ventura, CA

iTrader: (0)

He who doesnt stand for SOMETHING,
will fall for anything.

The principal man, the principal.

Nuff said.........
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 10:07 AM   #1811
toddy33
Enlisted Member
toddy33's Avatar
United_States
0
Rep
34
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 Lexus IS250
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Gainesville, FL

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E394KEN View Post
He who doesnt stand for SOMETHING,
will fall for anything.

The principal man, the principal.

Nuff said.........

I wonder...Ken, would you do it all again?

I hope so.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 10:13 AM   #1812
Bimmer777
New Member
0
Rep
6
Posts

 
Drives: Subway
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: NYC

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E394KEN View Post
He who doesnt stand for SOMETHING,
will fall for anything.

The principal man, the principal.

Nuff said.........

Exactly the point of all this trouble. If you read the thread from the beginning Ken wasn't going to even bother going through with this at one point but then decided to step up and fight. Yes, he could have even taken another M3 that was offered to him from other dealers for $60,000 and call it aq day but he chose to presist and fight.

The satisfaction and respect he will get for this from all the people who have seen this happen is worth much more than a little $$$...
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 10:20 AM   #1813
achien
AC
Canada
28
Rep
2,378
Posts

 
Drives: E90 Post Members Crazy
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Toronto, Canada

iTrader: (0)

we finally stick one up to the "stealership"!!!
__________________
Your Supreme Leader
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 10:52 AM   #1814
sdifox
New Member
0
Rep
10
Posts

 
Drives: 2002 Mazda P5
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Igloo Nation

iTrader: (0)

Not their fault is it?

Quote:
Originally Posted by omerfar23 View Post
somehow the lawyers made out great money out of this whole mess.
Ken's council is fighting for the right reasons, the other one is doing his job of protecting the dealership. That is what lawyers are for.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 11:11 AM   #1815
Garissimo
Captain
Garissimo's Avatar
7
Rep
645
Posts

 
Drives: 4 doors, 6 gears, 8 cylinders
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Hippie Town, USA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dooma350 View Post
Ok, here is whats going on. The details for paying for the car are complete, and it should be ready to be shipped tomorrow. [...]
Glad to see justice prevail. As far as your plate 'NO RESRV' comes to mind. Have fun with the car!
__________________
2013 Audi S6, Ibis White
2008 E90 M3, Jerez Black, Black Nappa, Brushed Aluminium, 6-speed, Premium, Tech, Cold Weather *sold*
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 11:20 AM   #1816
LilRedGXP
New Member
LilRedGXP's Avatar
0
Rep
14
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Toronto, ON

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Garissimo View Post
Glad to see justice prevail. As far as your plate 'NO RESRV' comes to mind. Have fun with the car!
How about "IMYY4U"?
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 11:39 AM   #1817
bimmerfile
Grand Poobah
bimmerfile's Avatar
Canada
14
Rep
1,027
Posts

 
Drives: X1, 228xi Msprt cab (on order)
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: GTA, Canada

iTrader: (0)

This would have make a great Seinfeld episode, eh?
I wonder who'd play Fil..
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 11:54 AM   #1818
enlightenment
Private First Class
United_States
2
Rep
140
Posts

 
Drives: Z4 ///M Coupe AW/IR
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Calabasas, CA

iTrader: (1)

How other dealers are viewing this situation

http://www.dealerrefresh.com/my_webl...of-the-ne.html
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 12:07 PM   #1819
MonkPDX
New Member
0
Rep
15
Posts

 
Drives: 03 Infiniti G35c
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Oregon

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
This would have make a great Seinfeld episode, eh?
I wonder who'd play Fil..
Hugo Chavez
__________________
I usually downshift when I am near a PRIUS, so they can hear me hurting the environment.
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 12:22 PM   #1820
wrxgoose
New Member
0
Rep
14
Posts

 
Drives: '07 cooper
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Charlotte, Nc

iTrader: (0)

sorry for being unknowledgable about BMWs, but what is the DSC? i know it's off topic, but my dad's 6 series has it as well, and i've wondered about it.

also: there are a couple of mistakes on that dealership blog site. it says that the seller made the origional post, just as an example of one mistake
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 12:29 PM   #1821
rainsux
Enlisted Member
rainsux's Avatar
United_States
0
Rep
48
Posts

 
Drives: G35 & Italia
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Detroit

iTrader: (0)

> I wonder who'd play Fil ...

Kramer, of course! (Hint: The hair.)
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 12:36 PM   #1822
aarnt
Private
0
Rep
72
Posts

 
Drives: BMW E90 320i
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Greece

iTrader: (0)

Hey Dooma350, it took me 3 hours to get through all 90 pages!!! but it worth it m8. I am delighted to see that things turned to your favor, but I believe you clearly deserved it. Enjoy your SICK ride!!!!
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 12:36 PM   #1823
yacoub
Enlisted Member
0
Rep
46
Posts

 
Drives: G
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: US

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Garissimo View Post
Glad to see justice prevail. As far as your plate 'NO RESRV' comes to mind. Have fun with the car!
Hahahah +1. That's a winner!

NO RESRV
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 12:41 PM   #1824
FifthStreetz
O! So Sour!!
FifthStreetz's Avatar
United_States
193
Rep
15,559
Posts

 
Drives: Fast 240z / Slow M3
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Fort Lee, NJ

iTrader: (24)

Garage List
2008 M3  [4.75]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Garissimo View Post
Glad to see justice prevail. As far as your plate 'NO RESRV' comes to mind. Have fun with the car!
lol that be perfect.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 12:49 PM   #1825
Hops099
New Member
Hops099's Avatar
United_States
0
Rep
21
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3, Jet Black
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Maryland

iTrader: (0)

Forgive me for coming late to the party; stumbled across this thread just today and have thoroughly enjoyed the riveting read. Congrats Dooma on the car and looking forward to the pics!

God I love the interwebs!
__________________
2006 330i, Sparkling Graphite, Sport Package ///
2005 Mini Cooper Convertible, Red w/ White Bonnet Stripes/Union Jack Wing Mirrors
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2008, 12:50 PM   #1826
nist7
New Member
0
Rep
9
Posts

 
Drives: Pmagnet
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: KCMO

iTrader: (0)

wow....I just had to join and say congrats to Ken! This is definitely one of the best pwnages of 2008!

Anyways, waiting for today's update.....ahhhh
Appreciate 0
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:40 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST