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      07-22-2010, 10:57 AM   #1
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Chicago & Chicagoland BMW Dealer thread (Links)

Ok, since IL is too short of a term to search by, I was hoping this might help organize the eleventy billion dealers we have. There are many good and bad experiences with dealers, and there is no reason why we should continue to support shady dealers - I know I will be looking for a new one. Keep in mind however the "adverse selection" of posting a negative dealer review - expect a lot more pissed off people to post bad reviews than satisfied customers to post positive reviews. Hopefully the negative experiences (mine included) are isolated incidents.

Anyway, I will try and keep the links to individual dealer threads updated and hopefully this will be a good and searchable resource for us in Chicagoland and surrounding areas. Here goes nothing:

Anderson, Crystal Lake

No reviews

Bachrodt, Rockford

No reviews

Bill Jacobs BMW, Naperville

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=408989 (-)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=360358 (+)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12772 (+)

Elmhurst BMW, Elmhurst

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=283097 (-)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=128087 (-)

Fields BMW, Northfield

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6039 (+)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22411 (+)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56112

Greater Chicago Motors, Chicago

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...6#post10543586

Isringhausen Imports, Springfield

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=281712 (+)

Knauz BMW, Lake Forest

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56112

Luxury Motors, Downers Grove

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=34708

Luxury Auto Xchange, Alsip

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=349001

Motorwerks, Barrington

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=197806
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=164061
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56112
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1852

Orland Park BMW, Orland Park

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=983

Patrick, Schaumburg

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8419 (+)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56112
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1852

Perillo, Chicago

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19194 (-)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56112
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...hlight=perillo (-)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...hlight=perillo (-, but read the thread as it seems to either be an issue with BMW quality or Perillo's Service Dept, or both, but in the interest of keeping this as transparent as possible I've included it)
BMW of Peoria, Peoria

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28890 (+)

Westmont BMW, Westmont
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=983

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**Other (out-of-state but still MW) dealers**
For those willing to travel a little...

WISCONSIN

International Autos, Milwaukee

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22338 (+)

Zimbrick BMW, Madison

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=396192 (+)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28470 (-)

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INDIANA

Dreyer & Reinbold BMW, Indianapolis

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=395883 (+)

Levin BMW, Schererville

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=224852 (-)

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MICHIGAN

Ann Arbor BMW, Ann Arbor

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=669 (+)

Okemos Auto Collection, Lansing

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=399542 (+)

Erhard BMW, Bloomfield Hills

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=548 (-)

Bavarian BMW, Shelby Township, (Roseville?)

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29295 (-)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15166 (+)

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OHIO

Ganley BMW, Cleveland

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=131512 (+)

Jake Sweeney, Cincinnati

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...=jeff+robinson (+)

Kelly BMW, Columbus

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=485 (+)

Voss BMW, Dayton

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=358434 (+)

Dave Walter BMW, Akron

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=404804 (+)

Voss BMW, Centerville

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7985 (+)

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MISSOURI

Machens BMW, Columbia

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1767 (+)

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IOWA

Kruse BMW, Dubuque

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=250168 (+)

Kimberly BMW, Davenport

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3824 (+)

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MINNESOTA

Motorwerks BMW, Minneapolis

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=227313 (-)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=159697 (+)

Metrowerks BMW, Minneapolis (Motorwerks?)

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959 (-)

Sears Imports, Minneapolis

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32246 (+)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24779 (+)

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Notes:

1.) The +/- is just a summary of the OP in each thread's experience, not my personal thoughts on the dealer or the experience.

2.) Please continue to start new threads for your individual experiences so this thread doesn't get too cluttered with experiences. If you post a review, feel free to post a link here or PM and I will update this thread. This way conjecture can continue to take place in the appropriate thread.

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      07-22-2010, 12:29 PM   #2
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add mine I did for Jake Sweeny BMW
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Link? When I search Sweeny the only thread that comes up is this one...

And a Google search shows they are in Cincy?
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      07-22-2010, 12:39 PM   #4
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sorry it's sweenEy...

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yeah but 2-3 of us in Madison/Chicago have used him and I recommend him to anyone I know looking.
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