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Forum: European Delivery 11-17-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By fishskis
The idea of going to Paris and staying in the...

The idea of going to Paris and staying in the suburbs is, frankly, a stupid idea.

You are going to one of the most beautiful cities in the world, if not the most beautiful, and you want to stay...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By fishskis
Thanks for the help. Your ED looks like it was...

Thanks for the help. Your ED looks like it was great. Yes, the redelivery wait can be brutal.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-12-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By fishskis
Possibly Ordering M4 Convertible, a Few Questions

I had an e93 M3 Convertible in Silverstone/Black and loved it. I now have a 640 M-Sport Convertible and like it. I have had problems with the Six, and I might have an opportunity to get a new car,...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By fishskis
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-28-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By fishskis
Nope. Approximately the same weight. The M3 vert...

Nope. Approximately the same weight. The M3 vert is about 100 lbs. lighter than 640 vert, but it definitely feels lighter and quicker (handling-wise) than the 640. To get the most from the M3, you...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By fishskis
True. More torque in the lower rpm range. In the...

True. More torque in the lower rpm range. In the higher rpms, and at higher speeds it is different story. The 640 is, imho, faster than its numbers would indicate.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By fishskis
Thanks. I am aware of the scroll function; it is...

Thanks. I am aware of the scroll function; it is not exactly the same function, particularly in random play.

I agree about keeping Surround off. I would be interested in seeing your eq settings.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-28-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By fishskis
M3 to 640…First Impressions

This past week I gave up my 2011 M3 convertible for a Sapphire/ Black Nappa 640 M-Sport Edition Convertible with ARS. I did a quick European Delivery about six weeks ago, but I only had two days to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-11-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By fishskis
Actually, I believe they had already gotten rid...

Actually, I believe they had already gotten rid of international stopovers, and for the last year or two they were only permitting domestic gateway stopovers; for example, a stopover in New York on...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-08-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By fishskis
Interesting. I have a good relationship with my...

Interesting. I have a good relationship with my dealer, and they are generally good guys; I will ask them about this. Thanks.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-07-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By fishskis
Thanks guys. I'll give the run-flats a shot,...

Thanks guys.

I'll give the run-flats a shot, and see what happens.
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By fishskis
As others have said, definitely the Mandarin. ...

As others have said, definitely the Mandarin.

I would suggest emailing the concierge beforehand, advising them of your ED, and your paranoia about your new baby. I do this for every hotel I stay...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-06-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By fishskis
RFT and Wheel & Tire Insurance Questions

I realize there have been a lot of threads on this issue, and I have read through a bunch of them, but I thought I'd post this to see if I get any additional insight, since I am about to make a...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By fishskis
Panama Canal Live Feed

Watching Phoenix Leader go through the Miraflores Locks Live. just went through one, now heading towards the second locks. So cool that you can watch this live.

Miraflores Cam 1...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By fishskis
Still Obsessing...and Phoenix Leader Update

For those who are on Phoenix Leader, apparently, it is currently heading through the Panama Canal, scheduled to arrive at Port Hueneme on April 11th.
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Forum: European Delivery 03-28-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By fishskis
ED adds .0003. You should look into MSD's...

ED adds .0003.

You should look into MSD's if you are not familiar with them, which brings the MF down. If you have the cash, they are a good thing, generally speaking. But of course it depends on...
Forum: European Delivery 03-24-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By fishskis
Phoenix Leader. Scheduled to arrive in Port...

Phoenix Leader. Scheduled to arrive in Port Hueneme April 11th.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By fishskis
I got lucky; it got on a ship a few days after I...

I got lucky; it got on a ship a few days after I dropped it off. The ship arrives April 11th, car should be in my hands about a week or so later. And I'm enjoying my last month with M3, so the wait's...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By fishskis
I was not quite as bold as you, trying to keep to...

I was not quite as bold as you, trying to keep to break-in guidelines, but the car sure is sweet at 120 and above (hypothetically, of course). Thanks to German road construction and good drivers, the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By fishskis
The weather was great. In the 50's; top was down...

The weather was great. In the 50's; top was down with seat heater on.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By fishskis
640 M-Sport Edition Convertible European Delivery

Just got back from a European Delivery for a 640 M-Sport Vert. Thanks to all here who were helpful with my pre-purchase questions. Loved driving the car in Germany. I only had a couple of days with...
Forum: European Delivery 03-21-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By fishskis
Glu, Thanks for the great routing advice...

Glu,

Thanks for the great routing advice when I was in Munich; I followed it almost completely. You were right about the road from Garmisch to Oberammergau, it was great (though unfortunately...
Forum: European Delivery 03-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By fishskis
Don't think I'm not a little bit nervous about...

Don't think I'm not a little bit nervous about keeping it clean. It is Sapphire Black, not Jet Black, which should be a little more forgiving hopefully. I really didn't love the color choices for the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By fishskis
That wasn't so hard;). Thanks for the help.

That wasn't so hard;). Thanks for the help.
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By fishskis
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