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Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By KeithS
Right in the middle of Oktoberfest, Brave! ...

Right in the middle of Oktoberfest, Brave! Munich will be a little crazy (but different crazy than yesterday). Actually that was about the time we had initially planned our ED but moved it up 2...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,184
Posted By KeithS
Thanks for the speed trap tip!! Cash, hmm, ...

Thanks for the speed trap tip!! Cash, hmm, sounds fishy to me. I know they have lots of speed cameras in the area. If you see the flash, your caught.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-19-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By KeithS
I thought any significant amount of gasoline run...

I thought any significant amount of gasoline run thru a modern diesel engine is a death sentence to the engine.
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 880
Posted By KeithS
Not that it matters we have our reservations at...

Not that it matters we have our reservations at the Leonardo Royal. Never been there so no review at this time. It's walking distance to BMW where we will be spending half our time. Tell them you...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,184
Posted By KeithS
Very good tip on the separate line (hopefully the...

Very good tip on the separate line (hopefully the sign is in English too).

While on this topic, presuming you take things at a normal pace (the full experience), how long from the time of your...
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,184
Posted By KeithS
I have the exact same question, sort of. Except...

I have the exact same question, sort of. Except our plan is to take delivery and drive to the castles as our first stop (after fuel). I'll be in September, when crowds are hopefully a little...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By KeithS
Tracking your build

Does anyone have a sense when you can start tracking your build in the BMW website? I have a production number but it keeps saying it's not in the system. Is this information only available once...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-03-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By KeithS
Try driving down the road at about 30-40 with the...

Try driving down the road at about 30-40 with the sunroof open. Then push down on the slipstream deflector and see what happens. (I've done it, when I had one).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-03-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By KeithS
I tried cracking the back windows, did not help. ...

I tried cracking the back windows, did not help. The Slip Stream Deflector is definitely missing. I just hope it's a snap on and they do not need to disassemble it a 3rd time. :mad:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-03-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By KeithS
Real OEM does show "Slip Stream Deflector" Part...

Real OEM does show "Slip Stream Deflector" Part #54107157449 as what I believe is missing. As pointing to a picture rather than the computer will be much more effective when "discussing" with the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-02-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By KeithS
Sunroof Question for the E90 crowd

I know not a diesel issue but though other 335D owners would help me out with this one.

When you open the sunroof is there a anti-flutter bar that pops up on the front edge of the opening? My...
Forum: European Delivery 07-01-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By KeithS
Thanks again for the tips. I will only drive in...

Thanks again for the tips. I will only drive in one direction, but which is the decision. If the traffic will not be bad in mid Sept, then south to north makes the most sense as we will be closer...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-30-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By KeithS
Sure they come with a Diesel, in Europe!

Sure they come with a Diesel, in Europe!
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By KeithS
Thanks for the idea. I did think of approaching...

Thanks for the idea. I did think of approaching from the South, but thought getting on the Grossglockner early to avoid crowds would be a plus. Did not think about the driving into the sun aspect. ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By KeithS
Grossglockner return trip advice

Planning our ED trip for September. The Grossglockner is on the agenda. We'll be staying a little south of Salzberg and planning on driving the Grossglockner from north to south getting there as...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By KeithS
To OP. Nice. I am in the process of planning my...

To OP. Nice. I am in the process of planning my Sept ED and may steal some of your ideas. I have many of the same places already on my list. Big difference for me is we're only travelling in one...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,177
Posted By KeithS
I'll be there in early Sept if you need another...

I'll be there in early Sept if you need another mule.
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By KeithS
Ah my wife is into the pork knuckle, I'm happy...

Ah my wife is into the pork knuckle, I'm happy with some good brats.

Downtown I mean the center of town, where all the government buildings are.

Just to clarify I'm staying 4 nights in the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By KeithS
Actually I like this schedule the best. I...

Actually I like this schedule the best. I understand the lighting for the castles is better in the afternoon. One issue is the Museum is closed on Mondays which may mess up my plans.

I have no...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By KeithS
I originally was planning the 2 days but if you...

I originally was planning the 2 days but if you add up all the time it takes to do all that stuff, it's a pretty loooong day. I want it to be enjoyable and not a chore. Plus I have to take enough...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By KeithS
How much time in Munich before the "Big Day"?

First time ED, looking for a bit of advice from those who have does this before. Most flights arrive in Munich mid to late morning. I am well aware that pick-up on the same day is not recommended. ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,498
Posted By KeithS
Base model ED wholesale (invoice) was indicated...

Base model ED wholesale (invoice) was indicated as $44,080. But we're really splitting hairs now.
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,498
Posted By KeithS
MSRP USA $49,350 MSRP Euro Del $46,885 And...

MSRP USA $49,350
MSRP Euro Del $46,885

And the salesman had no idea what the +$475 for ED invoice was. I think it's rolled into the numbers now.
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,498
Posted By KeithS
The $1600 over is based on even newer numbers, if...

The $1600 over is based on even newer numbers, if I was given correct information. Invoice on the car was MSRP*.94 the euro delivery price, and options were *.92.
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,498
Posted By KeithS
Thought I would give a final update. Because the...

Thought I would give a final update. Because the prices were not yet in the BMW system, the sales person had double counted an option (that was included within a package). Once that was corrected...
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