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Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,831
Posted By jsleemd
I stayed at the Le Meridien in Nice for two...

I stayed at the Le Meridien in Nice for two nights because of Starwood points. Nothing special but it is close to the old town and is right on the waterfront and only 15 minutes from the airport. The...
Forum: European Delivery 03-24-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,921
Posted By jsleemd
I did not dare touch the M button in europe due...

I did not dare touch the M button in europe due to the unfamiliarity with the car and the break in rules. What mode do you want to put it into? EDC off and Full power? in march with slick conditions,...
Forum: European Delivery 03-18-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By jsleemd
I did hit 140mph for a brief time while the wife...

I did hit 140mph for a brief time while the wife was sleeping at night.[/QUOTE]

How did your wife sleep through that? Did you slip her an ambien? My top speed was limited by the gradually...
Forum: European Delivery 03-18-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By jsleemd
I doubt you can blow the engine. There is a rev...

I doubt you can blow the engine. There is a rev limiter on the manual transmission cars. I should know, I've hit it a couple times because the engine revs so easily.
Forum: European Delivery 03-16-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By jsleemd
Doing brief stretches above the break in limit...

Doing brief stretches above the break in limit should be ok. This may be one of the few opportunities of your life to hit triple digit speeds legally and relatively safely. I for one could not...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-09-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,398
Posted By jsleemd
It 's not just the difference in runflats vs non...

It 's not just the difference in runflats vs non runflats. I've had both on the 335i after the OEM tires bubbled at 10k The suspension set up and EDC is the difference. In comfort mode it beats the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-05-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,711
Posted By jsleemd
what the macbook air has over the windows...

what the macbook air has over the windows ultrabooks is the instant on when you open the lid or turn the power on. I personally like windows 7 but this feature alone is what makes the difference.
Forum: European Delivery 03-05-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,711
Posted By jsleemd
IPad is no more convenient than the Macbook air...

IPad is no more convenient than the Macbook air in the real world and has so many limitations that I don't really care to ever own one. The macbook air has a SD card slot for photo downloads and is...
Forum: European Delivery 03-01-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,075
Posted By jsleemd
restaurant suggestions. Four D'Aqua for...

restaurant suggestions. Four D'Aqua for incomparable fine italian dining. Pricey but worth it. There is a pizza place right across from the restaurant which is also excellent and one of the best...
Forum: European Delivery 02-29-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,075
Posted By jsleemd
I stayed at the Westin Excelcior right on the...

I stayed at the Westin Excelcior right on the river two long blocks from ponte vecchio. If you are a starwood gold or amex platinum member, they will upgrade you to a huge balcony suite right next...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-18-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By jsleemd
I have a 2004 M3 convertible SMG and a 2011 M3...

I have a 2004 M3 convertible SMG and a 2011 M3 coupe 6MT. I always thought I would keep the E46M3 "forever" but I have to say that the E92M3 is getting more love now. The E46 is more of a sports car...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-15-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,398
Posted By jsleemd
Went from 2007 335 convertible auto to 2011 M3...

Went from 2007 335 convertible auto to 2011 M3 coupe 6mt. Had 3 HPFP issues with the 335 and had the mekatronic transmission fluid leak issue that's pretty common(after the 50k warranty expired)....
Forum: European Delivery 10-01-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,437
Posted By jsleemd
BTW, my time line is as follows. I paid for car a...

BTW, my time line is as follows. I paid for car a week before ED on 6/14, picked up in 6/20, dropped off on 7/5 and redelivery in 9/4. so it doesn't matter if you took ED before July. If you took...
Forum: European Delivery 10-01-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,437
Posted By jsleemd
Well surprise surprise, I just got a check in the...

Well surprise surprise, I just got a check in the mail for a goodwill sales tax refund for 1% of the purchase price. I had given up after the CA told me there would be no refund on the sales tax. I...
Forum: European Delivery 09-30-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,437
Posted By jsleemd
I got the refund on the registration fee but I...

I got the refund on the registration fee but I was told I am not getting it for the sales tax. I am going to forget about it and go enjoy the awesome ride in my new M3. With all the losses in the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,373
Posted By jsleemd
Nuremberg. We did a one night stay on our...

Nuremberg.

We did a one night stay on our way to prague. Has a nice castle, market, river and medieval charm as well as nice shopping district and some of the best wieners we had in germany.
Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,339
Posted By jsleemd
I don't get that either, when I see a car coming...

I don't get that either, when I see a car coming up fast behind me, I get out of the way and then tuck in behind him if he isn't going insanely fast. Better him the ticket bait than me. The two lane...
Forum: European Delivery 09-06-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,020
Posted By jsleemd
Just got mine today. Good luck to all. It is...

Just got mine today. Good luck to all. It is worth the wait. Unbelievable. They fixed the scuffs on my passenger side wheels too.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,091
Posted By jsleemd
I didn't expect all the rude replies on this...

I didn't expect all the rude replies on this forum. I will think twice before I post something on this forum. BTW, I got my 2011 x5d at the beginning of the year with 2500 holiday cash, 3500 eco...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-05-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,091
Posted By jsleemd
My CA told me all X5d's were being sold at full...

My CA told me all X5d's were being sold at full price. She said lot of the cars are going to china. I guess either she is bending the truth or you got a great deal.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-04-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,445
Posted By jsleemd
1M is really a 335 with M3 diff and suspension...

1M is really a 335 with M3 diff and suspension which BMW would not make because it'll be faster than M3. I don't really care about the track times and stats since I am not a track rat but I can see...
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By jsleemd
Maybe I should have taken delivery on the east...

Maybe I should have taken delivery on the east coast and driven it across the country myself. I dropped off on 7/5 and still have yet to take redelivery. I am so jealous.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-02-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,445
Posted By jsleemd
The 911's are also getting too big and luxurious....

The 911's are also getting too big and luxurious. I don't care for the new panamera coupe design and I think they are being priced into the strastosphere. A 911s is gonna be well over 100k. The...
Forum: European Delivery 08-31-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,020
Posted By jsleemd
I dropped the car off in NICE july 5th and...

I dropped the car off in NICE july 5th and figured I would have it redelivered before I had to sell my 2007 335ic before I had to renew my registration on Sept 2. I gave up and sold it to carmax...
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,437
Posted By jsleemd
ok so there are more than one answers? now i'm...

ok so there are more than one answers? now i'm really confused. time for a legal mind to sort this out. i smell class action lawsuit?
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