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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By dkreidel
Sounds logical, but sometimes BMW extends or...

Sounds logical, but sometimes BMW extends or shortens MY run dates. I've seen 15 month MY runs but also 6 months. Check back in about 4 months and AG may have their manufacturing schedules locked.
Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By dkreidel
Yes, very troubling. I walked from the Welt to...

Yes, very troubling. I walked from the Welt to the Apple Store in the mall in February; it's a 15 minute stroll.

Be safe.
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,958
Posted By dkreidel
I left out the part about a random suitcase in...

I left out the part about a random suitcase in the street (not ours) that was suspected to be a bomb ... and a first hand demonstration of a robot bomb sniffing gizmo that looked like R2D2's cousin.
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,958
Posted By dkreidel
Someday yours will be a memorable ED; right now...

Someday yours will be a memorable ED; right now not so much. I get it, after > 16 ED's I've had my share of SNAFU's. What seemed the worst is now one of my favorites:

• ED of M5 in late...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By dkreidel
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: What do you mean...

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
What do you mean unacceptable? It is what it is.

This happened to me in '96 or '97 on a 5 series ED; there was a problem with tires & they wouldn't deliver ED cars...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-20-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By dkreidel
BMW impacted by Dieselgate?

EPA's testing of 2017 diesels is going slower than desired, and so far no approvals from the Feds. No one is talking about any problems (yet), just the EPA is being rigorous and cautious with testing...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By dkreidel
Mine too; the MO is nice also. ...

Mine too; the MO is nice also.
http://www.mandarinoriental.com/munich/
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-17-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By dkreidel
We needed a small car to keep in SoCal; we looked...

We needed a small car to keep in SoCal; we looked at a 328 but the Mini and Mazda dealers were across the street. On a whim we went over and looked at Mazda3 - and was pleasantly surprised!
...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By dkreidel
I used to say the same thing when we lived in the...

I used to say the same thing when we lived in the OC, but now that we're in Northwest Montana my perspective has changed a bit :D Much better driving roads here, but snow & ice (along with studded...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By dkreidel
duplicate - sorry

duplicate - sorry
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By dkreidel
Really? Is '16 the last of the F10 M5's? I...

Really? Is '16 the last of the F10 M5's? I thought there was one more year of production (MY 17)
of the F10 M5.

Good on you for ordering 3 pedals :thumbup:
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 07-10-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By dkreidel
I'd look for a '11-'13 engine at a wrecker from...

I'd look for a '11-'13 engine at a wrecker from x5M/x6M if you're really gonna do this.

get the ECU too, just in case.
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 07-10-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By dkreidel
As a past e70 X5M owner I can assure you it has...

As a past e70 X5M owner I can assure you it has been here for many years :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By dkreidel
Nice itinerary, and good to see more people...

Nice itinerary, and good to see more people exploring the Köln area. Enjoy Altstadt; there's a wonderful restaurant on the 30th floor of the Kölnturm building. The restaurant (forgot it's name) has...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,833
Posted By dkreidel
Thankfully I haven't had to do this myself, but...

Thankfully I haven't had to do this myself, but if I was to tackle it I'd use one of these two clamps, with the Oeitiker preferred if the sizing & real estate permits - we use these on man rated...
Forum: European Delivery 07-01-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,958
Posted By dkreidel
HaHa; there were some highly animated threads on...

HaHa; there were some highly animated threads on Roadfly :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: European Delivery 06-27-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By dkreidel
There are a lot of small villages in the Taunus...

There are a lot of small villages in the Taunus mountains, including one with a great old castle. Sadly, it's been too many years to recall the name of the village or castle. The Taunus are ~ 3,000...
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By dkreidel
Kurpark in Bad Homburg. I had a business there...

Kurpark in Bad Homburg. I had a business there for many years and came to love the region.
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,761
Posted By dkreidel
Sounds like a wonderful trip:thumbup: As...

Sounds like a wonderful trip:thumbup:

As jealous as I am of the dual ED (we've done one too), the time in Eire will be magical. We had a place in Kinsale County Cork; it was my weekend escape from...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,761
Posted By dkreidel
Ugh, I used to spend time in Reynosa - every day...

Ugh, I used to spend time in Reynosa - every day seemed like a week.
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,761
Posted By dkreidel
I've humped a "big" LHD 5 series through the B...

I've humped a "big" LHD 5 series through the B and C roads of UK and Ireland on several ED's- lots of fun! Getting across the Channel from Calais to Folkestone via the Chunnel is easy and relatively...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,761
Posted By dkreidel
Yes. MiniUSA will tell you it's impossible :D ...

Yes. MiniUSA will tell you it's impossible :D Not easy, not cheap, but not impossible.
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,761
Posted By dkreidel
Nope - the new factory is in a really nice area...

Nope - the new factory is in a really nice area of MX.

For the adventurous: it is possible, as in we've done it, to do ED on a Mini in UK. Certainly not mainstream, and MiniUSA will deny it's a...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-20-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 112,196
Posted By dkreidel
We received $30K plus the $4k Takata trade assist...

We received $30K plus the $4k Takata trade assist credit for our '13 X5 35i equipped like yours; it had ~31K miles and X5M 300's on it
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By dkreidel
Sure; make me an offer.

Sure; make me an offer.
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