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Forum: European Delivery 07-31-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By mp0i
FWIW, we took that drive from Saltzburg to...

FWIW, we took that drive from Saltzburg to Florence a long time ago the first days of August and the traffic was real bad. Granted it was 2004 but it continues to scar my memory to this day.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-07-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By mp0i
I thought I'd put the car in eco mode for a...

I thought I'd put the car in eco mode for a tankful and drive very conservatively to see what I could get after following this thread. Granted mine is not an Xdrive but anyway I got decent mileage. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-03-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By mp0i
I don't notice the soot build up as much as the...

I don't notice the soot build up as much as the overall particulate matter of the smog in the air. The car is a dark color and it is more visible as a dust coating over the entire vehicle. I do...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-15-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,998
Posted By mp0i
Today in San Diego at my regular station diesel...

Today in San Diego at my regular station diesel was at $4.03/gal while regular unleaded was at $4.25. Good for us diesel drivers, at least temporarily. Amazing what two months can do.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-11-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 12,636
Posted By mp0i
I have had my 328d for about 4 months now and...

I have had my 328d for about 4 months now and have about 5000 miles. I generally get in the low 40+ mpg range. I drive between Escondido and San Diego daily and the route is mostly freeway with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-11-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,307
Posted By mp0i
Valencia, that's quite a distance from Ramona. ...

Valencia, that's quite a distance from Ramona. Will it be it worth the trip? Were the local boys not willing to deal? (Escondido and Vista)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-05-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,307
Posted By mp0i
The M sport front end with the black kidney...

The M sport front end with the black kidney grills is what caught my eye. So far I have been able to avoid having to install the front plate. I will wait till I get a "fix it" ticket from my local...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-03-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,307
Posted By mp0i
The GL gets an average of around 22.5 to 23 mpg....

The GL gets an average of around 22.5 to 23 mpg. in mixed driving. On the highway I can get it up to 26-27 mpg. Very comfortable road SUV.

M6pwr - I was wondering who was driving the car for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-01-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,307
Posted By mp0i
I picked up a 328d last weekend. Somewhat of an...

I picked up a 328d last weekend. Somewhat of an impulse buy. So far I am averaging 43.3 mpg for the first 700 miles. I like the car, it definitely handles really well and it goes fast enough for...
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By mp0i
I think it is a popular spot for many signature...

I think it is a popular spot for many signature pictures. Mine was in 2007.
Forum: European Delivery 05-27-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By mp0i
[QUOTE=SD Z4MR;7612144]Just a clarification on...

[QUOTE=SD Z4MR;7612144]Just a clarification on some of the spelling, not because I'm necessarily a grammar nazi, but because you get better results using the correct spelling when searching. :)
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Forum: European Delivery 05-26-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By mp0i
Nice summary. Reminds me of the places we have...

Nice summary. Reminds me of the places we have visited on our ED and other trips to Europe. The Nurburgring had to be something special.
Forum: European Delivery 05-26-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By mp0i
My wife and I have done both and I think our...

My wife and I have done both and I think our favorite is Lauterbrunnen Valley (Interlaken Area). We are going back there in 2014 when we do our next ED. There are plenty of things to do between the...
Forum: European Delivery 05-25-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,209
Posted By mp0i
When I had my last ED in 2007 with the E93 335...

When I had my last ED in 2007 with the E93 335 with SP, I was on the autobahn and the speed alarm went off at 135 mph but it was only an alarm(warning). It wasn't actually a limiter because the car...
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By mp0i
So... have you had a chance to inquire? I am...

So... have you had a chance to inquire? I am interested in the 5 series diesel with the MSport package as well.
Forum: European Delivery 04-28-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By mp0i
You might also want to look at Chateau d'Etoges...

You might also want to look at Chateau d'Etoges if it is not too late. My wife and I stayed their and it was quite a treat. They also have a "gastronomic" package which includes an excellent dinner...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By mp0i
I'm looking forward to it. I have some time to...

I'm looking forward to it. I have some time to wait and see what happens since my ED is not until next year. My bluetec's are fine but I am ready to get back in a car and not necessarily the MB...
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By mp0i
Thanks. That happens to be my dog Jager, short...

Thanks. That happens to be my dog Jager, short for Jagermeister. He's about 4 years old now and is my shadow. I have had other dogs, but a GSD is my preferred breed.
Forum: European Delivery 04-17-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By mp0i
Now that you mention it, the door way out was a...

Now that you mention it, the door way out was a little on the tight side. We had a great trip on our first ED. Have a great time next week.
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By mp0i
514 Days and Counting

Well, the boss (read wife) and I have decided to come back to BMW and tentatively planned a European Delivery for the Oktoberfest season of 2014. So, hence the 514 days and counting. We have had...
Forum: Interior 07-29-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By mp0i
Still Available. SOLD.

Still Available. SOLD.
Forum: Interior 07-03-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By mp0i
Bump - because I remembered I still have it.

Bump - because I remembered I still have it.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-12-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 998
Posted By mp0i
Arrow FS: (SO CAL) OEM Runflats for E90/92/93 w/Sport Package

Selling (2) 225/40/18 -Fronts
(2) 255/35/18 -Rears

Bridgestone Potenza RE050A RFT
Tires have between 6-8/32 tread

Great for lease turn-ins which are required to have runflats when...
Forum: Interior 06-12-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By mp0i
Weekly or thereabouts BUMP

Weekly or thereabouts BUMP
Forum: Interior 05-31-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By mp0i
Arrow FS: OEM E93 Wind Deflector (So. Cal.)

Selling OEM E93 Wind Deflector, with carrying bag. Like New. Asking $350. Prefer not to ship. There must be an E93 in southern California that needs a wind deflector. Read the boards, these...
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