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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 208,252
Posted By Jeff143
I can share my particular experience and you can...

I can share my particular experience and you can draw your own conclusions as to whether or not the problem is fixed.

In October 2010. I purchased a 2011 535ix for European Delivery. I did not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-19-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Jeff143
Navigation Addresses Off

When using navigation, the location of the roads is correctly indicated relative to the car's actual position, but addresses I enter through the Navigation UI are off about 0.5 miles. If I send the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,111
Posted By Jeff143
I updated my 2011 535 last year with the 2012...

I updated my 2011 535 last year with the 2012 maps for about $100. You can save yourself some money if you are willing to do a bit of research and do the update yourself. You can get the North...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 122,879
Posted By Jeff143
Another +1 for Sergej Finished the update in...

Another +1 for Sergej

Finished the update in about 2 days of normal commuting using the 3 DVDs. Purchased the FSC code from Sergej and it worked great.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By Jeff143
As far as I know, it is just on the navigation...

As far as I know, it is just on the navigation screen
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By Jeff143
I have noticed the same thing in cold weather. I...

I have noticed the same thing in cold weather. I have been trying to put my finger on exactly what is happening, but I did notice if I start out in "DS" rather than "D" the car accelerates more...
Forum: European Delivery 11-23-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,154
Posted By Jeff143
I was told to remove everything loose. Sounds...

I was told to remove everything loose. Sounds like I didn't need to.
Forum: European Delivery 11-23-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,154
Posted By Jeff143
The only issue I had was at the airport. I took...

The only issue I had was at the airport. I took everything out of the car as instructed before dropping the car off at Harms. We went to check in at Lufthansa and my checked bag was slightly over the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-22-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,154
Posted By Jeff143
That is too bad. We looked up the address for...

That is too bad. We looked up the address for Harms on Google maps before we dropped the car off and saw that there is a U6 station (Garching-Hochbrück) about 1.5 km ESE. It was nice weather, so we...
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,376
Posted By Jeff143
Update for the NJ ED folks. Just got off the...

Update for the NJ ED folks. Just got off the phone with BMW ED and a group of 20 some ED cars from the Mignon cleared customs and DOA this morning and are on their way to the BMW VDC now. Should be...
Forum: European Delivery 11-13-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,376
Posted By Jeff143
That would be great. When I called at 8am Friday,...

That would be great. When I called at 8am Friday, BMW said no one from the Mignon had cleared customs in NJ yet. From what they told me, all the BMWs on the ship need to clear before any go to the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-13-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,376
Posted By Jeff143
Anyone with an ED car on the Mignon received...

Anyone with an ED car on the Mignon received their car yet? I am being told no cars from the Mignon have cleared customs yet.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By Jeff143
Yes, there has been some discussion in other...

Yes, there has been some discussion in other threads that there is a shortage of the standard 18" wheels and tires. However, in my case the car was a European Delivery, so I know it had wheels and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-10-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By Jeff143
My car arrived in NY Thursday the 4th on the...

My car arrived in NY Thursday the 4th on the Mignon. I called BMW NA Monday and was told that there is boat load (literally) of cars ahead of mine to get through customs. I don't know if there is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By Jeff143
Interesting. Either they just got a bunch of...

Interesting. Either they just got a bunch of cars in since Saturday, half the customs agents went on vacation this week or they are giving themselves some slack. My car arrived yesterday, so we'll...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By Jeff143
NJ VPC Backlog

Just got off the phone with BMW NA. Cars are currently taking 5-10 days just to clear customs before they can be released to the shipper.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By Jeff143
You can zoom in using satellite mode and see the...

You can zoom in using satellite mode and see the Mignon being unloaded in NJ this morning but I don't see my car! Just kidding.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By Jeff143
Did you receive any indication from BMW that your...

Did you receive any indication from BMW that your car arrived at the VPC and how long it might take?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By Jeff143
My ED was Oct 3 for a 535ix. I will be...

My ED was Oct 3 for a 535ix. I will be interested to see how long our cars are stuck at the Vehicle Preparation Center. From reading posts from others, it sounds like some cars have only been there...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By Jeff143
Anyone Else Have A Car Coming In On the "Mignon"?

I noticed the ETA to New York on the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics webpage has changed from Nov 3 to Nov 4.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,122
Posted By Jeff143
I ordered a 535ix w/o Sports Package and picked...

I ordered a 535ix w/o Sports Package and picked the car up in Munich on October 7th for an ED. During the delivery process and before I had seen the car, a gentleman from BMW came up to me and said...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-27-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,435
Posted By Jeff143
Once you have your VIN, you can go to...

Once you have your VIN, you can go to http://www.2wglobal.com/www/wep/index.jsp and select "track & trace- All Users" at the bottom right of the page. Paste your VIN into "Cargo ID" and it should...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,435
Posted By Jeff143
Interesting. I picked up a 535ix in Munich on...

Interesting. I picked up a 535ix in Munich on October 7th without a sport package. When we were going through the delivery, a BMW representative told me there had been a mistake with the wheels,...
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