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Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By boothguy
My suggestion would be to head on over to the OSD...

My suggestion would be to head on over to the OSD Forum on Swedespeed, pick out the board sponsor, and ask that individual.
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,260
Posted By boothguy
My hat is off in admiration of Jimmit's...

My hat is off in admiration of Jimmit's first-pitch grand slam home run. Kindly state the make in order to formalize your winning entry, and PM me with where you'd like your bottle of wine sent. ...
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,260
Posted By boothguy
I'm potentially willing to give up on a drop-top...

I'm potentially willing to give up on a drop-top this time around because the car in the pic below will be far enough along in the restoration process to be driveable in a year or so. It's a...
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,260
Posted By boothguy
Holy Thread Revival! Hi Stuart - just saw a...

Holy Thread Revival! Hi Stuart - just saw a couple of days ago that you're going again in July. We're planning a late-May to mid-June trip. Which means I've got to decide between a Z4 and a 4...
Forum: European Delivery 11-21-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,136
Posted By boothguy
I think the primary reason for this thread is for...

I think the primary reason for this thread is for on-the-ball forum members (I'm looking at you, Mr. Cheung) to alert the rest of us mouth-breathers to the spectacular lease deals offered by BMWFS...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By boothguy
Very common for there to be no updates when the...

Very common for there to be no updates when the vessel isi out to sea. Once it's back within X miles of shore (sixty, maybe), its position will be updated as before. Frustrating, I know, but wear...
Forum: European Delivery 10-11-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By boothguy
With my M, Bernard Hausmaninger did my delivery...

With my M, Bernard Hausmaninger did my delivery and explained the guys at M Division didn't want to spring for the simulator, and felt that the M was more about a hands-on experience. He spent lots...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By boothguy
..and just as a point of clarification, my wife's...

..and just as a point of clarification, my wife's Volvo S80 was so low on fuel at delivery, that I was concerned that the moderately steep incline of the exit ramp would cause fuel starvation. Then...
Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By boothguy
Joe: I was wondering why you were mostly...

Joe:

I was wondering why you were mostly solo for this great trip. Then I re-read your text. Think I may have stumbled onto something <gr>.
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,511
Posted By boothguy
Of course it's the Zoll plates. I'm...

Of course it's the Zoll plates. I'm two-for-three being stopped in Europe, and the one time I wasn't, I was pulled over in Las Vegas a couple months later by Metro because they couldn't figure out...
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,842
Posted By boothguy
Very, very nice trip report. Thanks for sharing...

Very, very nice trip report. Thanks for sharing and for giving back to this forum. Your visit to the Nordschliefe brought back some good memories.
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,691
Posted By boothguy
At delivery time for my '11 E93 M3, Bernard (who...

At delivery time for my '11 E93 M3, Bernard (who should know) told us that there was no simulator and interactive video briefing for the M cars because it added cost to the division which they didn't...
Forum: European Delivery 07-30-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By boothguy
I've always used ViaMichelin for planning the...

I've always used ViaMichelin for planning the routing for my European trips and have found their drive time estimates to be very realistic or even a bit conservative.
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,879
Posted By boothguy
SL335: I feel your pain - I really do. But this...

SL335: I feel your pain - I really do. But this seems to be a combination of a road hazard accident and an extremely lethargic response by Allianz. I'm not sure why or how BMW should be stepping...
Forum: European Delivery 07-19-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,879
Posted By boothguy
I did, but that person has transferred to a...

I did, but that person has transferred to a different position and is now in Munich. I'd suggest just using the tried-and-true escalation routine: call your contact for an update, and if the answer...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By boothguy
Congratulations on your new ride. Based on the...

Congratulations on your new ride. Based on the model and color combination, you're clearly a discerning gentleman of impeccable taste and excellent judgment.
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,879
Posted By boothguy
IMO, SL335 would be wasting his time to call the...

IMO, SL335 would be wasting his time to call the dealership. It appears to be Allianz that's holding up the train. I'm very surprised at this delay, to be honest. My suggestion would be to...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By boothguy
Wow - the whole fam damily. This should be an...

Wow - the whole fam damily. This should be an interesting trip report. Congratulations, travel safe and keep us updated.
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By boothguy
As Bikie pointed out, the higher floors or shower...

As Bikie pointed out, the higher floors or shower pans are the result of retrofitting plumbing into buildings that didn't have it originally. The partial enclosures on the tubs are a complete...
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By boothguy
To NL's original point, Asian languages aren't an...

To NL's original point, Asian languages aren't an option at the daughter's school: only romance languages. As a resident of the US, Spanish would probably be the most utilitarian choice because of...
Forum: European Delivery 07-12-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By boothguy
Lake Garda in Italy.

Lake Garda in Italy.
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By boothguy
I'd suggest avoiding including pictures we've all...

I'd suggest avoiding including pictures we've all either seen dozens of times (inside/outside views of the Welt, Marienplatz, mountains, etc.); or random pictures of buildings in random cities, your...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,879
Posted By boothguy
Ouch - that five-and-a-half weeks hurts. One...

Ouch - that five-and-a-half weeks hurts. One thing that I learned in my '08 experience is that repairs are farmed-out to normal BMW retail dealerships - ideally in the Munich area. "The factory"...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,655
Posted By boothguy
'02: I'd be interested to know: * Where the...

'02: I'd be interested to know:
* Where the car was and how long a drive to Baden-Baden;
* Whether dealership personnel (as was the case for me) or someone else brought it to you;
* The...
Forum: European Delivery 07-01-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,655
Posted By boothguy
Presumably the next, most logical steps will be...

Presumably the next, most logical steps will be to continue your scheduled vacation, since this issue isn't likely to be a one-day fix, while the local dealer (you didn't tell us where exactly the...
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