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Old 11-14-2013, 07:53 AM   #1
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What's the largest BMW dealer in Houston, TX?
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Old 11-14-2013, 12:45 PM   #2
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I'd guess Momentum on 59.

bike or car?
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Old 11-15-2013, 09:40 AM   #3
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Maybe not a direct answer, but my top picks for a BMW Dealer in Houston are:

Mancuso Powersports on 59. I know them and get good service.

Wild West Honda on I10 in Katy. Never used them but some guys who would know have reccommended them.

Gulf Coast on I45 South. Some swear by them, many swear at them. If I can pay to air freight in a part from Germany I'll do that first.

You also might consider Lone Star in Austin, not far in BMW miles. Probably the top dealer in Texas.
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Old 11-17-2013, 04:10 PM   #4
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Most of the local Houston BMW guys I know swear by Lonestar in Austin

Wild West in Katy did fine by me, Gulf Coast ...so..so

If you are just looking for a fast service while passing thru town MPH can do it, although they are not a BMW dealer (Guzzi) that do do them if you pre-arrange
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Old 11-18-2013, 08:56 AM   #5
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Gulf Coast, I have never had a bad expeience there, but others have. I have NOT bought a bike from them either.

Wild West Honda.
See Bill in the parts dept. he will help you. I think you will get fucked if you go it alone. JMHO

Other BMW dealers in this area seem to suxxors, so drive to Lone Star in Austin.
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Old 11-18-2013, 09:43 AM   #6
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I've only bought parts at Wild West in Katy, but they have treated me fairly.
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Old 11-18-2013, 10:26 PM   #7
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Doesn't Lonerider on here work at Gulfcoast?
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Old 11-19-2013, 03:30 AM   #8
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Gulf Coast, I have never had a bad expeience there, but others have. I have NOT bought a bike from them either.

Other BMW dealers in this area seem to suxxors, so drive to Lone Star in Austin.
I've tried to buy a bike at GC and had the sales rep tell me "When you get ready I'll be at my desk" and just walk away. This was after about four or five minutes of looking at bikes.

I've met a couple of the new GC employees away from the dealership, they seemed nice enough and serious about business. Last time I called one of them though, I was on hold for twenty minutes only to find they had not come in yet.


As for Lone Star, I've bought two bikes from them since the incident mentioned above.

One day I was riding home after a morning on the dirt west of Austin. I ducked into Lone Star to get out of the rain and the owner walked up to me, "I've been looking for you." In a moment he presented me with a box of accessories that fit the bike I had bought there a few months earlier. Can't beat that for service.

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Old 11-20-2013, 06:57 PM   #9
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I was having surging problems with my 1150RS and heard on Adv the Wild West was the place in Houston to take the bike. So I did. They didn't fix it.

I then researched the issue here on Adv, and fixed the bike myself. When I told the service mgr at Wild West the solution, he didn't believe. Said he'd never heard of any such thing.

One reason I like BMW's is that they're easy to work on yourself.


If you're in the San Antonio area, take it to Motohank.
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Old 11-22-2013, 05:39 PM   #10
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I had good luck in the past at Wild West, however, if Lobby tells you a rooster dips snuff, there won't be any need to look under his wing for his snuff box.
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Old 11-23-2013, 05:47 AM   #11
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Been dealing with WW since 2004 for the Beemer and Kawasaki. Always done a good job. GC not so much - stopped using them in 2004 when I had to interevene when the tech was about to damage my wheel in a simple balance issue! They took 5 months to repair a friends bike from a simple wreck.

Like all dealerships they are human and dont know everything. Bought the Kawa from Mancuso. At the time the answers the service manager gave me were so way off I never returned- I think he must have work on tug boats previously! WW worked through the warrenty issues with me and most of their workshop staff have been there a long time.
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Old 05-20-2015, 07:41 AM   #12
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Mancuso Powersports on 59. I know them and get good service.

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I second that.
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