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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By gesoffen
AS long as its running ok, you won't harm the car...

AS long as its running ok, you won't harm the car by driving it normally with lean bank 1 & 2. However, get it repaired ASAP before it leads to other problems. From your post, I gather that you did a...
Forum: European Delivery 11-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By gesoffen
Yes CityMaps2Go. Excellent offline maps for...

Yes CityMaps2Go. Excellent offline maps for nearly every medium to large city (even some small cities/regional areas). Works great for walking maps, points of interest and nearby services (ATMs,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,675
Posted By gesoffen
Autotrader? Just outside of Boston? If so, thats...

Autotrader? Just outside of Boston? If so, thats likely it. Thanks for the welcome! Although to be clear, I've been a member of the club since 2003 ('01 E46 wagon, 5MT). However, I am new to the E91...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,675
Posted By gesoffen
After a 7-8 month in earnest search (closer to a...

After a 7-8 month in earnest search (closer to a year if I include the half hearted search too), I just picked up the elusive rainbow unicorn - 2012 E91, 6MT and M-Sport!!! Competition is fierce for...
Forum: European Delivery 10-31-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,109
Posted By gesoffen
Not sure in France but in Germany, you can...

Not sure in France but in Germany, you can usually go to the local police or parking enforcement office and pay the fine on the spot. Of course, this may be easier said than done in the bigger cities.
Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By gesoffen
If you're interested in the German speaking...

If you're interested in the German speaking countries (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), I can highly recommend the folks at Gemut.com. They'll take care of as little or as much as you want with...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,394
Posted By gesoffen
IMHO the best compromise between cost, weather...

IMHO the best compromise between cost, weather and crowds is May/June and September/October. Yes Oktoberfest can be an issue but you can mitigate it by staying outside of town or joining in the fun....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By gesoffen
Teec - what our veteran DIYers and E46 owners are...

Teec - what our veteran DIYers and E46 owners are trying to tell you is that you'll have a lot better success at fixing your problems if you systematically troubleshoot/diagnose your problems. As...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By gesoffen
Also, along with the updated CCV, there is an...

Also, along with the updated CCV, there is an updated dipstick tube - redesigned so as to not trap sludge, etc. The updated "cold-weather" CCV should be accompanied by this updated dipstick.

I'm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,675
Posted By gesoffen
I called about this car and was told it was sold....

I called about this car and was told it was sold. Congrats - from the VIN, it indicates its not just the sport package but it also has the M-Sport suspension.



Called about this one too. The...
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By gesoffen
Good time of year depends on what your...

Good time of year depends on what your interests/aversions are. If you're worried specifically about winter weather and the associated regulations, you can simply rent winter tires (search for...
Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By gesoffen
I'd thought of suggesting Germany's wine valley...

I'd thought of suggesting Germany's wine valley twins but considered it more worthwhile to visit "in season". I'd imagine many of those cities and sites are picturesque year round but the true charm...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By gesoffen
While I've visited Paris, I've never driven...

While I've visited Paris, I've never driven to/from there so can only offer recommendations for the German side of the border. From your title, I'm assuming you have 8 days to get from Munich to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,028
Posted By gesoffen
Cars.com and the like are mostly populated by...

Cars.com and the like are mostly populated by dealers (BMW or second hand). This typically means that you will end up with a car that has next to zero maintenance history as most of those cars were...
Forum: European Delivery 09-12-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By gesoffen
The Christmas Markets typically open on the first...

The Christmas Markets typically open on the first advents weekend (4th Sunday prior to Christmas Eve). Depending on the year, Christmas Eve may fall on a day that backs the start of Advents up to the...
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-11-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By gesoffen
Good idea! Just be aware of a few subtle points...

Good idea! Just be aware of a few subtle points with our US issued Chip & PIN cards.

1) Even though you have a chip & PIN card, most cards will still default to chip/swipe and sign as primary...
Forum: European Delivery 09-10-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By gesoffen
November can be cold and wet with short days....

November can be cold and wet with short days. However, if you keep your options open you can still have a fine time. Late in the month, the Christmas Markets will be opening up - Christmas time in...
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-02-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By gesoffen
In the same region as Intercontinental is Hotel...

In the same region as Intercontinental is Hotel Neu Meran (http://www.hotel-neu-meran.de/index.php?hotel_de) (Bad Reichenhall) - family run hotel with some spa facilities, mountainside,...
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-02-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By gesoffen
Echoing what 323power said - in most cases you...

Echoing what 323power said - in most cases you are fine with regular mag stripe credit cards. In addition to a what 323power pointed our regarding unattended gas stations using chip & pin cards, here...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By gesoffen
ttt^^^

ttt^^^
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By gesoffen
Manual or auto trans? I ask because I'm looking...

Manual or auto trans? I ask because I'm looking for an e91 with 6MT and a few other goodies.
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By gesoffen
If you're talking a weekday get together at lunch...

If you're talking a weekday get together at lunch time - you shouldn't have a problem finding tables in the tents as long as rain doesn't force all the beer garden patrons indoors. If you're talking...
Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By gesoffen
Obviously, if you're doing winter ED - winter...

Obviously, if you're doing winter ED - winter tires would be the way to go. However, another option would be to keep your itinerary flexible - if poor weather is active or in the immediate forecast,...
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,361
Posted By gesoffen
The OPs combination of "We have our Flights...

The OPs combination of "We have our Flights booked for Munich" and "..and am open to any drop off locations OTHER than Italy since I don't feel like paying the extra fees." leads me to believe he is...
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,361
Posted By gesoffen
The OP clearly states:

The OP clearly states:
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