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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-08-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,366
Posted By flapwell
our X1 xdrive Msport mileage report

For our last full tank, our mpg was 29.7. That includes mixed city and highway drivng, including a 200-mile highway trip. The car was driven in the normal mode, not Eco. The mileage at the time of...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-28-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,695
Posted By flapwell
Very limited, it seems. Do you think we could...

Very limited, it seems. Do you think we could resell ours at a profit?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-24-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,695
Posted By flapwell
This is NUTS!! :dunno:

This is NUTS!! :dunno:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-24-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
It could well be on the Fedora and not show up on...

It could well be on the Fedora and not show up on the tracking system. I was able to find our car by using it but the system is unrealiable and not updated all that frequently.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-24-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,695
Posted By flapwell
If I were you, TJM, I'd tell your dealer to...

If I were you, TJM, I'd tell your dealer to either get it done or you're going to find another dealer who will.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-24-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,695
Posted By flapwell
Our 2014 M-Sport min gray/coral red combo is...

Our 2014 M-Sport min gray/coral red combo is awaiting us at our dealer in Michigan. We'll pick it up next Tuesday. Our dealer originally told us we could not order a 2014 M Sport with the red...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-17-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
No doubt, LePew. Did yours also come over on the...

No doubt, LePew. Did yours also come over on the Talisman?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-17-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
Our 2014 xdrive28i Msport arrived at the dealer...

Our 2014 xdrive28i Msport arrived at the dealer yesterday.

Ordered on March 5
Started production March 15
Finished production March 22
Arrived at Bremerhaven port March 25
Left port March...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-10-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
Dealer says he expects ours to arrive in Michigan...

Dealer says he expects ours to arrive in Michigan next week.

We ordered on March 5. Production started on March 15 and finished on the 22nd. Car was shipped on March 28 and arrived in Baltimore...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-09-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
Stan, your car sounds like the twin of ours! ...

Stan, your car sounds like the twin of ours! Maybe you'll post some pix?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-09-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
That' reallys too bad. And I can't help but...

That' reallys too bad.

And I can't help but wonder how long ours will be held in port. The Talsiman docked in Baltimore early Monday morning.. The Honor was already at the WW docks, so tht's...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-07-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
That's great to hear! Let us know what you think,

That's great to hear! Let us know what you think,
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-07-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
The Talisman has entered Chesapeake Bay and...

The Talisman has entered Chesapeake Bay and should make port in Baltimore shortly. I figure 10 days to get to the Detroit area.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-04-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,366
Posted By flapwell
Hmmmm. User name is HotRodW. Disappointed with...

Hmmmm. User name is HotRodW. Disappointed with his mileage. Hmmmm.

I know! I bet it's his driving style!!

Nah! How could anyone even imagine such a thing?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-30-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
Thanks to all for the updates. The 2014s seem to...

Thanks to all for the updates. The 2014s seem to be moving quicKly through the Port of New York and I'm guessing things will speed up in Baltimore as well.

The Talisman is moored in Southampton...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-29-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
StanW reported that his 2014 x1 arrived in NY on...

StanW reported that his 2014 x1 arrived in NY on the 27th. I'm sure he'll update us when anything further happens. It'll be interesting to see if his car is held up at customs or, we all hope,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-29-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
Make that April 8, not 4, for arrival date in...

Make that April 8, not 4, for arrival date in Baltimore. Online BMW tracking still only says car has finished production, but 1-800 number now reports correct "car in transit" status. Online...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-28-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,254
Posted By flapwell
Under weigh!

Our xdrive28i M Sport was loaded onto the good ship Talisman and left Bremerhaven at 2:23 this morning (local time). The Talisman is scheduled to arrive in Baltimore on April 4, then on to Savannah,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-25-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,499
Posted By flapwell
The OP is buying used.

The OP is buying used.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-24-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By flapwell
I think the OP is buying used.

I think the OP is buying used.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-23-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By flapwell
Thumbs down -100%

Some folks can't help but dig themselves in deeper.

He likes his car and he's happy with his lights. We should all hope for that.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-22-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By flapwell
I hope you opted for parking assist!

I hope you opted for parking assist!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,521
Posted By flapwell
Cool I believe that the production date associated...

I believe that the production date associated with the VIN is the day that the VIN plate is physically attached to the car. This occurs prior to the finishing details and quality check. That's...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-21-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,521
Posted By flapwell
Cool ;)I believe that the production date associated...

;)I believe that the production date associated with the VIN is the day that the VIN plate is physically attached to the car. This occurs prior to the finishing details and quality check. That's...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-20-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,247
Posted By flapwell
Good to hear!

Good to hear!
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