E90Post
 


ECS BMW
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90/E92/E93 Marketplace (For Sale / Trade / Wanted) > Vendor Comments/Review/Feedback Forum > Anyone ever ordered from bmwmercedesparts.com? cheaper than getbmwparts



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-15-2011, 03:21 AM   #1
tracerit
Captain
United_States
29
Rep
808
Posts

 
Drives: 13 BRZ Limited 6MT
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Huntington Beach/OC, CA

iTrader: (9)

Anyone ever ordered from bmwmercedesparts.com? cheaper than getbmwparts

i've always bought my oil and stuff from getbmwparts.com but while looking at a thread for a pre-lci to lci conversion, someone posted a link to www.bmwmercedesparts.com the conversion from getbmwparts is $2692 while bmwmercedesparts is cheaper at $2360.

anyone have experience with bmwmercedesparts?
Appreciate 0
      03-15-2011, 09:07 AM   #2
Verbiage
I swag on 'em.
Verbiage's Avatar
Jamaica
117
Rep
8,143
Posts

 
Drives: N54B30
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: MD

iTrader: (5)

If it has Mercedes in the name, stay away.
__________________
Peep my music shit here
Appreciate 0
      03-15-2011, 09:07 AM   #3
talisman311
Second Lieutenant
5
Rep
288
Posts

 
Drives: e90
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Richmond, VA

iTrader: (0)

I have. Ordered an oil change package, antifreeze, brake sensor and some other stuff. All came within a week. My only complaint is they didn't give me an itemized receipt, but not a big deal for me.
__________________
2006 e90 330i | Black/Terra | 6MT | ZSP | ZPP | ZCW
Appreciate 0
      03-18-2011, 11:09 PM   #4
Neutrino45
Major
Neutrino45's Avatar
26
Rep
1,446
Posts

 
Drives: XXX
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: milky way

iTrader: (2)

I've ordered from them before. If you're a BMWCCA member, you get 25% off of the MSRP price. They have free shipping for orders over $200.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      03-18-2011, 11:14 PM   #5
blacknbean
Major
11
Rep
1,027
Posts

 
Drives: e92 335i
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: SF

iTrader: (2)

yes! they are cheaper than getbmwparts and cheaper shipping too. they dont have much of a website, but if you know the part numbers you can order what you want. i buy everything from here. havent had to use any customer service...so far so good!
Appreciate 0
      03-23-2011, 09:15 PM   #6
Nvrenuf
Private First Class
Nvrenuf's Avatar
3
Rep
166
Posts

 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Arlington, VA

iTrader: (7)

Not really sure what to think about these guys. Prices are good, but they are totally non responsive and it is apparent that you are their lowest priority and / or they are just too busy to care.

I have placed 4 orders:

First got canceled.

The second arrived, but had wrong parts that were selected correctly from their automated part catalog that has no part numbers. I ordered E90 Sedan tail lights and they sent me Euro LCI tail lights that fit 330td!? They don't fit north america cars! Now here is the kicker. I contacted them and they informed me there is a 35% restocking fee. I emailed them a couple days ago asking for compromise and no response. Not even a "no". Worse!

The third / fourth orders they said on part was out of stock and would ship in two weeks. I requested them to ship order. The orders were placed Feb 22 so more than a month has gone by and there is no indication of what they are doing. All emails have gone ignored.

I will update once I hear back from Randy, the contact at Husker BMW.
Appreciate 0
      03-24-2011, 12:50 AM   #7
x26
First Lieutenant
x26's Avatar
5
Rep
332
Posts

 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Dante's Inferno...

iTrader: (0)

Question

Will EVAN at Tischer Match thier Prices??
Appreciate 0
      03-24-2011, 01:45 AM   #8
shazzy04
Lieutenant Colonel
shazzy04's Avatar
South Korea
19
Rep
1,837
Posts

 
Drives: '15 F22 M235i
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: South Jersey

iTrader: (6)

Send a message via AIM to shazzy04 Send a message via MSN to shazzy04
Quote:
Originally Posted by x26 View Post
Will EVAN at Tischer Match thier Prices??
First time I actually heard about this site, but

THIS^
__________________
2015 M235i - Mineral Gray/Coral Red - Cold Weather/ Technology/Premium Packages

Mods coming soon
Appreciate 0
      03-24-2011, 03:12 AM   #9
1QuikWS6
No 55mph
1QuikWS6's Avatar
United_States
69
Rep
4,811
Posts

 
Drives: 09 E92 328iX N51 3-Stage ->M6
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Blitzburgh, PA

iTrader: (83)

Garage List
For the last (2) orders I placed for BMW parts I did a price comparison between Evan @ Tischer & the place mentioned.

Each time I found that Evan was slightly higher on some items, but one or two of the items, he was substantially lower (don't know why these items would have such a disparity?

In the end, for all items ordered, Evan was cheaper. Plus I have ALWAYS had great service from Evan and he is quik to email back with my myriad of questions, even if they have nohing to do with buying parts.

I do agree that it seems the Tischer standard shipping rate is $14.95 + the $4.99 handling fee - regardless of the size of the package, when dealing with small to mid size packages. Sometimes this seems high when I get the small box, other times it seems to cheap on larger boxes.

In the end it all comes out in the wash & I like dealing with someone that I have a good history with of great customer service
__________________
2009 328ix E92//SGM//ACS Roof Spoiler//MTech Aero Lip+Trunk Spoiler//M3 Side Skirts//CF Roundels+Grilles//M3 Novillo Interior//Perf Shift Lever+Boot//MPerf DCT Wheel//M3 GT3 eBrake Handle+Boot//ACS Pedals//M3 Mirrors//LCI Tails w/LUX Rev//DTEC V7 AE+MTec 6000K D1S+HPB HID 6000K Fogs//HPB LED Interior//RPI Scoops//CF Euro Airbox+Underhood Hsgs//K&N//BMW PE//MTech Rear Bumper-iS Sport Diffuser//CF Strut Brace//Vishnu OFT//BMW 193M's+Kumho 4X
Appreciate 0
      03-24-2011, 09:58 AM   #10
Evan@Tischer
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
Evan@Tischer's Avatar
United_States
282
Rep
4,979
Posts


 
Drives: Honda Ridgeline
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Silver Spring, MD

iTrader: (45)

Send a message via AIM to Evan@Tischer
Quote:
For the last (2) orders I placed for BMW parts I did a price comparison between Evan @ Tischer & the place mentioned.

Each time I found that Evan was slightly higher on some items, but one or two of the items, he was substantially lower (don't know why these items would have such a disparity?

In the end, for all items ordered, Evan was cheaper. Plus I have ALWAYS had great service from Evan and he is quik to email back with my myriad of questions, even if they have nohing to do with buying parts.

I do agree that it seems the Tischer standard shipping rate is $14.95 + the $4.99 handling fee - regardless of the size of the package, when dealing with small to mid size packages. Sometimes this seems high when I get the small box, other times it seems to cheap on larger boxes.

In the end it all comes out in the wash & I like dealing with someone that I have a good history with of great customer service
Thanks for the feedback!

We not only offer competitive pricing, but pride ourselves on our customer service and support!
__________________
Evan Winstead
Internet Parts Manager, getBMWparts.com

Email getHelp@getBMWparts.com AIM: Evan at Tischer
Follow us on: FaceBook | Twitter | YouTube
Appreciate 0
      03-27-2011, 07:04 PM   #11
Nvrenuf
Private First Class
Nvrenuf's Avatar
3
Rep
166
Posts

 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Arlington, VA

iTrader: (7)

Talked to Randy on Thursday and he said they were overnighting the parts. It was nice to be able to talk to someone. However, nothing showed up on Friday and no updates were posted to my order on line.

I am going to cancel and order from getbmwparts where I have always gotten confirmation. I have never hand to question weather my order is getting handled or not from Evan / Jason. It would be nice to be able to call them, but the email response is shockingly fast.
Appreciate 0
      03-27-2011, 07:16 PM   #12
burton727
Second Lieutenant
burton727's Avatar
3
Rep
277
Posts

 
Drives: E90 330i
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Toronto, ON

iTrader: (0)

+1 for tischer. received an order three weeks ago, all went well. will order with them again in the near future
Appreciate 0
      03-27-2011, 07:33 PM   #13
hipnotic
Major General
hipnotic's Avatar
United_States
76
Rep
6,573
Posts

 
Drives: e92 335i
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: So. Cal

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2008 335i coupe  [3.50]
don't do it
__________________
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2011, 09:56 AM   #14
orangedawg
First Lieutenant
9
Rep
397
Posts

 
Drives: 328xi
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: WA

iTrader: (0)

Evan and Jason at Tischer are amazing! Last year I ordered a ton of parts and they were always very good at getting me great prices and customer service was excellent! Their shipping is also extremely reasonable when dealing with large packages. Also, one time I ordered an electrical part that was supposed to be non-returnable once ordered, but when I figured out that I didn't need the part they let me cancel with no issue. Amazing service! Can't recommend them enough! I just wish they were on the west coast!
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2011, 10:44 AM   #15
mike-y
just another bmw douche bag
United_States
36
Rep
3,398
Posts

 
Drives: 1.9L of fury
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Los Angeles, CA

iTrader: (4)

I love how people here are so quick to yell "stay away!" because they don't advertise on the forum. I've ordered stuff from both places before. BMWmercedes parts are a dealership, just like Tischer, and have nearly the same corporate type website design for searching/ordering parts. I've found prices slightly cheaper or nearly the same.

If you qualify for free shipping it comes out cheaper. And if you are on the west cost, the shipping is cheaper since it's coming from Nebraska instead of the East Coast. They saved me a lot of money when I needed manifold parts, and Randy emailed me about my order right away. I've ordered from them a few times and everything worked out fine.

That said, I still order a few things from Tischer, namely oil change kits. Tischer's botique style shopping packages for various items (like oil changes) make it easier to order those type of things, and they usually have a special on shipping for many of those items. And having a presence on this board makes it easy to ask them questions if you are unsure about something.

So bottom line - I use them both, it just depends what I'm buying.
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2011, 06:58 AM   #16
Nvrenuf
Private First Class
Nvrenuf's Avatar
3
Rep
166
Posts

 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Arlington, VA

iTrader: (7)

Update

Still no parts. My original order date was 2/18 putting us at 6 weeks today. The charges for the parts appeared on my cc last Friday which is when they said the parts would be overnighted. I called Randy yesterday and left another message regarding the order.

I sent back the tail lights that were chosen from their parts system and incorrectly filled with 330td lights and are now subject to the 35% restocking fee. Will update when this return is processed.

Here is another post on bmwmercedesparts.com:



http://www.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...errerid=107734
Appreciate 0
      04-14-2011, 06:40 AM   #17
Nvrenuf
Private First Class
Nvrenuf's Avatar
3
Rep
166
Posts

 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Arlington, VA

iTrader: (7)

Finally got my parts. Total time from order to delivery was 7 weeks. The shipment was standard ground despite promises to upgrade to overnight. I could not cancel because I could not get in touch with anyone. Then the parts just arrived.

My returns were processed and I was assessed a 35% restocking fee despite their system substituting Europe only parts for a car that never came to the US.
Appreciate 0
      04-14-2011, 10:24 AM   #18
tracerit
Captain
United_States
29
Rep
808
Posts

 
Drives: 13 BRZ Limited 6MT
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Huntington Beach/OC, CA

iTrader: (9)

wow that's horrible. i think i'll stay with getbmwparts
Appreciate 0
      04-14-2011, 03:19 PM   #19
VWtoBMW
Captain
VWtoBMW's Avatar
Canada
16
Rep
817
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 740Li
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2013 535i xDrive  [5.00]
2009 BMW 328i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Neutrino45 View Post
I've ordered from them before. If you're a BMWCCA member, you get 25% off of the MSRP price. They have free shipping for orders over $200.
From their home page, looks like they changed their policy... "We are no longer offering free shipping due to the low pricing. But we still have some of the lowest shipping cost around!!

"We are no longer offering free shipping due to the low pricing. But we still have some of the lowest shipping cost around!!"
__________________
2013 F10 535i xDrive Space Grey, Oyster Napa Leather, DHP, HUD, Rear Entertainment, Luxury and Executive Package
Appreciate 0
      06-07-2011, 01:13 PM   #20
rdub315
Captain
United_States
14
Rep
638
Posts

 
Drives: '07 E90 335i
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Syracuse, NY

iTrader: (8)

Garage List
2007 E90 335i  [5.00]
Just wanted to share my experience with bmwmercedesparts.com so far... decided to give them a shot based on their pricing...

Ordered VANOS solenoids on 5/27, and website has shown my order as "processing" since the day I placed the order. To this day, there have been no updates, tracking, nor responses to 2 messages that I left for Randy or whatever the guy's name is. Looking back, I would've gone thru Tischer despite the slightly higher prices. I probably would've had the parts by now.
__________________
JB4 G5, BB E85 flash, Walbro 255, AE exhaust, AA downpipes, ETS FMIC, Vishnu DCI, ETS charge pipe, Tial BOV, BMS OCC
H&R Touring Cup Kit, Linea Corse 818, General G-Max AS-03
Appreciate 0
      06-07-2011, 02:20 PM   #21
Evan@Tischer
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
Evan@Tischer's Avatar
United_States
282
Rep
4,979
Posts


 
Drives: Honda Ridgeline
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Silver Spring, MD

iTrader: (45)

Send a message via AIM to Evan@Tischer
rdub - if you get tired of waiting, you might want to see if you can cancel the order. I have these in stock and ready to ship! Just enter part # 11367585425 on our site to order. Put 'priority shipping per Evan' in the comments when checking out and i'll make sure these ship the same day you order (as long as it's during normal business hours).
__________________
Evan Winstead
Internet Parts Manager, getBMWparts.com

Email getHelp@getBMWparts.com AIM: Evan at Tischer
Follow us on: FaceBook | Twitter | YouTube
Appreciate 0
      06-07-2011, 02:59 PM   #22
huskercubfan
STM TRPR
6
Rep
358
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 335i MW
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Omaha, NE

iTrader: (0)

I don't have any experience with their parts shop but Husker BMW is the best BMW dealership anywhere near here from everything I hear in the local BMW community
Appreciate 0
Reply

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 04:06 PM.




e90post
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