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      08-16-2011, 10:09 AM   #1
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Dealer PDI (Pacific BMW, CA) - 1M Joy Ride FAIL!

I've already posted this in another thread, but I thought it was so bad, it needed a thread of it's own.

Apparently the guy driving is technician at a BMW dealership.

He decided to take the car out and I quote "for a spin after doing a pdi and checkin the car for any faults... apperently this car has no problems".

If this were my car I'd be pretty mad!!

VIDEO HAS BEEN REMOVED BY THE CULPRIT BUT YOU CAN DOWNLOAD IT HERE: - http://www.filedropper.com/bugeye2003schannel-youtube

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      08-16-2011, 10:25 AM   #2
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too bad the video wasn't geotagged like a cell phone picture -- we could figure out what dealership.
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      08-16-2011, 10:30 AM   #3
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I would fire their asses with extreme prejudice.

Someone should bake sure this video gets to BMW NA.
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      08-16-2011, 10:30 AM   #4
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      08-16-2011, 10:42 AM   #5
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Please will somebody in the US report this to BMWNA, so that this little scumbag gets fired!

Just in case this video gets mysteriously taken down, I've saved the original source video file to my machine, so if anybody needs it let me know!

The fact it says "Sold" in the window would indicate it's a customer car on PDI. Worst of all he's 'ragging' it from cold.

Other videos on his channel would intimate he's also done it to a customer M5!

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      08-16-2011, 10:44 AM   #6
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So much for "break in period" Sport mode + WOT + above 5.5k rpm...

I'd be pissed if I found out that happened to my car...
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      08-16-2011, 10:55 AM   #7
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BMW NA prob. couldn't do much since he is not an employee of theirs. What we need to do is track down the dealership he works for. Def. looks like SoCal.
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      08-16-2011, 11:25 AM   #8
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glad I do not have NAV, not mine... When I took delivery of my 135i it was a demoed car with a hundred or so miles already. When I took delivery of my 1M it had a mere 4 on the odometer. Awesome!
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      08-16-2011, 11:40 AM   #9
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Not something that I would like to find out about my car. How is there no consideration for the car or owner for that matter...
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      08-16-2011, 11:49 AM   #10
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I hope that the owner of the car finds this video and gets another car.
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      08-16-2011, 11:56 AM   #11
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I hope that the owner of the car finds this video and gets another car.
This is how dealers get bad rap

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      08-16-2011, 12:04 PM   #12
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What does that link to? The actual car?
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      08-16-2011, 12:12 PM   #13
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no doubt, this is an LA 'suburb' .......
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      08-16-2011, 12:38 PM   #14
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i cant watch this

hate these ignorant people who couldnt even afford the car

i will insist that no one is ever going to drive mine
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      08-16-2011, 12:41 PM   #15
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i took my car into service in glendale (pacific bmw) and i come back the same day to get it, i heard the guy kept spooling and spooling my car since i got a hks bov, he comes and gets out and gives my keys, i dogged him down and i told him its cool just rape my car infront of me whatever, and he just started laughing, like WTF!..anyways why is this guys sterring wheel emblems yellow and black? lol
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      08-16-2011, 12:45 PM   #16
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What does that link to? The actual car?
Link just redirects back to their homepage... I presume it was the car, but they might have taken it down since then.
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      08-16-2011, 12:47 PM   #17
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i took my car into service in glendale (pacific bmw) and i come back the same day to get it, i heard the guy kept spooling and spooling my car since i got a hks bov, he comes and gets out and gives my keys, i dogged him down and i told him its cool just rape my car infront of me whatever, and he just started laughing, like WTF!..anyways why is this guys sterring wheel emblems yellow and black? lol
its not yellow and black, it just has a protective film sticker on the emblem
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      08-16-2011, 01:22 PM   #18
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Definitely works at Pacific BMW in Glendale. If you watch his other E60 video on the same street you can see them cross S. Glendale on E. Windsor. So now you have two reasons to never do business with Pacific BMW - They try to gouge you $90k for a 1M, and their techs will go on a joy ride with it first.
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      08-16-2011, 01:25 PM   #19
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analogue- you sir have impressed me.
you are poster of the day!
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      08-16-2011, 01:26 PM   #20
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Definitely works at Pacific BMW in Glendale. If you watch his other E60 video on the same street you can see them cross S. Glendale on E. Windsor. So now you have two reasons to never do business with Pacific BMW - They try to gouge you $90k for a 1M, and their techs will go on a joy ride with it first.
You did good kid... i was trying to pick up markers in this video but he did a good job of hiding them.. never thought to check the m5 vid.

good detective work ...
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      08-16-2011, 01:27 PM   #21
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Holy CSI Batman!! Good detective work. Reminder me to never eff with analogue.
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      08-16-2011, 01:30 PM   #22
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so this is what we have..

White Male with hairy arms
picked up friend to go for test drive during / after PDI
Works for Pacific BMW
was driving a 2011 BMW 1M Black Saphire STOCK # 9805
Car has Navigation

anything else, oh except that he is a duch bag.
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