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      03-09-2013, 11:36 PM   #1
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Southern California Dealer.

Anyone live in Southern California can give me a suggestion on which dealership to go for getting my M3? I went to BMW of Monrovia and their service is the crappiest you could have get as an vehicle customer.

Planing to get a 2013 M3 with competition and premium pkg before summer!
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      03-09-2013, 11:47 PM   #2
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      03-09-2013, 11:49 PM   #3
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^^Thank you

OP feel free to shoot Checa an email if you would like a quote or anything else and she will get you all set up. Just keep in mind we are always closed on sundays for family day.

email address: fortiz@stevethomasbmw.com
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      03-09-2013, 11:56 PM   #4
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I'd purchase wherever is cheapest, but for service....no complaints with new century.
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      03-10-2013, 12:11 AM   #5
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Yup I would just buy wherever is cheapest who cares if the service is bad. Just make sure to find a good dealership for service
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      03-10-2013, 04:27 AM   #6
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Go to steve thomas bmw!
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      03-10-2013, 08:35 AM   #7
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Either Steve Thomas or New Century
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      03-10-2013, 08:43 AM   #8
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^ ^ same. My M3 was purchased at New Century but my next BMW will likely come from Steve Thomas.
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      03-10-2013, 09:41 AM   #9
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If you reconsider your decision to buy local, try this fellow: http://www.bmwdavid.com/#!about-david
You'd be hard pressed to find a better deal.
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      03-10-2013, 10:08 AM   #10
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Wil Shaw at New Century is excellent.
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Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."
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      03-10-2013, 10:23 AM   #11
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I have a write up on the post about Monrovia. I will never go there again either.

I would suggest New Century and only deal with Tai Yang. I am sure there are other good SA but I have know Tai since 1990.

Everyone talks about Steve Thomas so I have no doubt they are good too.
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      03-10-2013, 11:37 AM   #12
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Had a very good experience with Justin Wong from New Century BMW
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Justin Wong at New Century, Greg Poland at Pacific, or Checa at Steve Thomas.
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Does James Chiu no longer work at new century? Thought he was excellent and helpful in getting things replaced and warrantied.
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+1 Steve Thomas. The man himself gave me a lift to work when I dropped my car off for maint.
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+1 Steve Thomas. The man himself gave me a lift to work when I dropped my car off for maint.
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I got mine from Steve Thomas as well!
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^^ Thanks again Matt, much appreciated!
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