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Forum: European Delivery 09-13-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By SD ///M4
The trip was put together by Dan Tackett,...

The trip was put together by Dan Tackett, long-time BMW enthusiast, former BMW CCA club racer, San Diego BMW CCA Chief Instructor for years, and who also taught the BMW CCA M School at Nurburgring...
Forum: European Delivery 09-12-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By SD ///M4
On May 13, 2016, my wife and I were part of a...

On May 13, 2016, my wife and I were part of a group of 32 people that took delivery of 9 M2s, 2 M3s, and 2 M4s, including my Sakhir Orange M4. The other M4 had the Competition Package. There were...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By SD ///M4
Since no one's offered and you seem to be...

Since no one's offered and you seem to be completely underwhelmed by the book on the 328, I'll gladly pay postage and a handling fee if you want to ship it to me. Seriously, the 328 is the spiritual...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By SD ///M4
I did my Euro Delivery along with a bunch of...

I did my Euro Delivery along with a bunch of friends who took delivery of 9 M2s. They all paid ED MSRP. Another M2 got delivered a week later due to work commitments and met up with us at...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By SD ///M4
My dealer and I agreed to $1,500 over Euro...

My dealer and I agreed to $1,500 over Euro invoice for my '16 M4 Coupe, ordered in February, when allocations for an M3/M4 were hard to come buy. I contacted at least a dozen dealers. This was the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-31-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By SD ///M4
Wasn't the Z3 (and the E85 Z4) made in...

Wasn't the Z3 (and the E85 Z4) made in Spartanburg? How did you do a Euro Delivery of a BMW manufactured in the US? Spartanburg also makes the X3, X4, X5, and X6, and those aren't available for...
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By SD ///M4
I think that you actually have that backwards. ...

I think that you actually have that backwards.

All cars that a dealer receives come from an allocation. Non-M European Delivery vehicles don't come from a dealer's allocation and are like an...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,301
Posted By SD ///M4
On both of our Euro Delivery trips we've stayed...

On both of our Euro Delivery trips we've stayed at the Munich Marriott at the beginning of our trip, not because it's one of the hotels in the ED packet, but because we have a ton of Marriott points...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By SD ///M4
I would certainly not count on the tour finishing...

I would certainly not count on the tour finishing in an hour. As turpiwa stated above, it's about two hours. Same in May as it was five years ago. If you count on it being an hour and it runs the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,046
Posted By SD ///M4
I did a group delivery in May and all 12 of our...

I did a group delivery in May and all 12 of our cars had a full tank. My wife and I missed the day before our delivery where the group got a private tour of the Welt, because I was at Klinikum...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By SD ///M4
There is no "M plant in Regensburg". There is a...

There is no "M plant in Regensburg". There is a BMW factory in Regensburg that, among other models, makes 3 Series models, including the M3. The M4 is made in Munich and a plant tour will be part...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By SD ///M4
This isn't a tax bill, it's a RECEIPT! ...

This isn't a tax bill, it's a RECEIPT! Apparently no one reads anything in their Euro Delivery information packet.

In the European Delivery paperwork that you received at BMW Welt, there is a...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,529
Posted By SD ///M4
This isn't a tax bill, it's a RECEIPT! ...

This isn't a tax bill, it's a RECEIPT! Apparently no one reads anything in their Euro Delivery information packet.

In the European Delivery paperwork that you received at BMW Welt, there is a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,070
Posted By SD ///M4
In 2011, my wife and I did the BMW Factory Tours...

In 2011, my wife and I did the BMW Factory Tours in Munich and Dingolfing, the Porsche Factory Tour and Museum, and the Mercedes-Benz Factory Tour and Museum. Last month we did the BMW Munich...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-20-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,132
Posted By SD ///M4
That's not the way it works. Read the...

That's not the way it works. Read the description:The grand prize will be the 2016 M4 GTS, valued at $134,200; first prize will be a 2016 BMW M2, with an MSRP of $65,318 and the main prizes will ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By SD ///M4
I discovered that there was someone's name and...

I discovered that there was someone's name and e-mail address in an information block in the upper right portion of the letter, so I sent an e-mail to him. This morning I received an auto-reply...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,856
Posted By SD ///M4
Although I got an M4, I was part of a group...

Although I got an M4, I was part of a group delivery on May 13 that included 10 M2s (one owner had a work commitment that he couldn't get out of and took delivery on May 20 and joined our tour a few...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By SD ///M4
Credit from German hospital

On our recent three-week Euro Delivery, of which the first seven days were spent in Munich, my wife came down with conjunctivitis ("konjunktivis eitrig") two days into the trip. Her eyes were red...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,696
Posted By SD ///M4
Try Googling "Nurburgring"? Ok, that was too...

Try Googling "Nurburgring"?

Ok, that was too easy. http://www.nuerburgring.de/en/drives-fun/drives/touristenfahrten/tourist-rides-nordschleife.html

Don't buy "tickets" online, just show up...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,696
Posted By SD ///M4
We just returned from our Euro Delivery and drove...

We just returned from our Euro Delivery and drove the Nurburgring. A four-lap ticket (actually a four-lap credit on a card) is a better deal and you won't want to do just one lap. My wife and I...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,222
Posted By SD ///M4
I should have specified that at M School MDM mode...

I should have specified that at M School MDM mode was only for the track sessions. The skid pad was the only exercise where they had us turn DSC completely off.
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,222
Posted By SD ///M4
For M School, at both Performance Center East and...

For M School, at both Performance Center East and West, they pre-set steering to Comfort on the M1 button for exactly the same reason. They told us we could change any of the settings that we...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,929
Posted By SD ///M4
Congrats! Looks great! Looking forward to your...

Congrats! Looks great! Looking forward to your continued trip report!
Forum: European Delivery 04-29-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,068
Posted By SD ///M4
I did this five years ago for my wife's 2011 ED...

I did this five years ago for my wife's 2011 ED and after dropping off the car in late May, I spent all of June and part of July obsessively tracking the ship through the European shipping channels,...
Forum: European Delivery 04-27-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By SD ///M4
Was your Euro Delivery in 2009? I'm pretty sure...

Was your Euro Delivery in 2009? I'm pretty sure that this feature no longer works for US spec cars. I found out that it didn't work prior to our 2011 Euro Delivery and numerous Bimmerfest members...
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