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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,636
Posted By gesoffen
Congrats pilgrim - welcome to the MT wagon club!...

Congrats pilgrim - welcome to the MT wagon club! Membership is limited.
I have two: an E46 with nearly 190k miles, and an '12 E91 with M-Sport with 25k miles to replace the E46 (but I can't seem to...
Forum: The Travel Forum 02-18-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By gesoffen
For most rental car companies, you're never...

For most rental car companies, you're never guaranteed a particular make/model of car, rather only a car in that "class". So while Sixt may use a BMW 3er as a representative of the class of car you...
Forum: European Delivery 02-12-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By gesoffen
While it may seem like a big head-ache to switch...

While it may seem like a big head-ache to switch dealers 2 months out, it may be an even larger headache dealing with further "mistakes" on the part of your current dealer. Switching to another...
Forum: European Delivery 02-12-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,682
Posted By gesoffen
You have the general idea down - A8 is also E60...

You have the general idea down - A8 is also E60 (integration with EU road network nomenclature/identification). For the purposes of Germany/Austria/Switzerland, all "E" roads are A roads (Autobahns),...
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,682
Posted By gesoffen
If your only forays into Austria are to Salzburg...

If your only forays into Austria are to Salzburg and surroundings, you can skip the vignette by taking the A8/E60 to the Piding just prior to the border and then jump off to the B roads. Exit the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,029
Posted By gesoffen
In know its an old thread that I'm bringing back...

In know its an old thread that I'm bringing back from the dead but I'm wondering if anyone has had any luck recently in getting the Euro tail lights. I've always though that amber turn signals on...
Forum: European Delivery 01-21-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,054
Posted By gesoffen
Weather predictions aren't very accurate more...

Weather predictions aren't very accurate more than a few days out so late March is a crap shoot. Chances are you'll be fine without winter tires. However, its up to you to evaluate the consequence...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By gesoffen
If your talking about the rubber blade itself,...

If your talking about the rubber blade itself, you can get wiper "refills" from any auto parts store and cut the length to fit.
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By gesoffen
As far as times of day leaving Munich, it is a...

As far as times of day leaving Munich, it is a big city with typical big city traffic problems. Mid-day should have minimal problems with perhaps a few minor bits of congestion (stau) in/around...
Forum: European Delivery 01-16-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,455
Posted By gesoffen
Nope but travel enough for work and pleasure to...

Nope but travel enough for work and pleasure to know that a lower fare price may cost you more in the end if you have to cancel or change travel dates, airports, or even travel times. Different fare...
Forum: European Delivery 01-15-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,455
Posted By gesoffen
Unfortunately, you'll have to read the fine print...

Unfortunately, you'll have to read the fine print associated with the fare restrictions to determine if your are making an apples to apples comparison of the Lufthansa deal versus open market. If...
Forum: European Delivery 01-06-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,849
Posted By gesoffen
Cliff notes version of US Based Chip & Pin CCs: ...

Cliff notes version of US Based Chip & Pin CCs:
1) To my knowledge, all (or very nearly all) of US based Chip and PIN (henceforth abbreviated as C&P) CCs are set to default to Swipe/Chip and...
Forum: European Delivery 01-06-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,849
Posted By gesoffen
Cliff notes version of US Based Chip & Pin CCs: ...

Cliff notes version of US Based Chip & Pin CCs:
1) To my knowledge, all (or very nearly all) of US based Chip and PIN (henceforth abbreviated as C&P) CCs are set to default to Swipe/Chip and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By gesoffen
AS long as its running ok, you won't harm the car...

AS long as its running ok, you won't harm the car by driving it normally with lean bank 1 & 2. However, get it repaired ASAP before it leads to other problems. From your post, I gather that you did a...
Forum: European Delivery 11-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By gesoffen
Yes CityMaps2Go. Excellent offline maps for...

Yes CityMaps2Go. Excellent offline maps for nearly every medium to large city (even some small cities/regional areas). Works great for walking maps, points of interest and nearby services (ATMs,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,029
Posted By gesoffen
Autotrader? Just outside of Boston? If so, thats...

Autotrader? Just outside of Boston? If so, thats likely it. Thanks for the welcome! Although to be clear, I've been a member of the club since 2003 ('01 E46 wagon, 5MT). However, I am new to the E91...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,029
Posted By gesoffen
After a 7-8 month in earnest search (closer to a...

After a 7-8 month in earnest search (closer to a year if I include the half hearted search too), I just picked up the elusive rainbow unicorn - 2012 E91, 6MT and M-Sport!!! Competition is fierce for...
Forum: European Delivery 10-31-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,165
Posted By gesoffen
Not sure in France but in Germany, you can...

Not sure in France but in Germany, you can usually go to the local police or parking enforcement office and pay the fine on the spot. Of course, this may be easier said than done in the bigger cities.
Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,152
Posted By gesoffen
If you're interested in the German speaking...

If you're interested in the German speaking countries (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), I can highly recommend the folks at Gemut.com. They'll take care of as little or as much as you want with...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,886
Posted By gesoffen
IMHO the best compromise between cost, weather...

IMHO the best compromise between cost, weather and crowds is May/June and September/October. Yes Oktoberfest can be an issue but you can mitigate it by staying outside of town or joining in the fun....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By gesoffen
Teec - what our veteran DIYers and E46 owners are...

Teec - what our veteran DIYers and E46 owners are trying to tell you is that you'll have a lot better success at fixing your problems if you systematically troubleshoot/diagnose your problems. As...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By gesoffen
Also, along with the updated CCV, there is an...

Also, along with the updated CCV, there is an updated dipstick tube - redesigned so as to not trap sludge, etc. The updated "cold-weather" CCV should be accompanied by this updated dipstick.

I'm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,029
Posted By gesoffen
I called about this car and was told it was sold....

I called about this car and was told it was sold. Congrats - from the VIN, it indicates its not just the sport package but it also has the M-Sport suspension.



Called about this one too. The...
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By gesoffen
Good time of year depends on what your...

Good time of year depends on what your interests/aversions are. If you're worried specifically about winter weather and the associated regulations, you can simply rent winter tires (search for...
Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By gesoffen
I'd thought of suggesting Germany's wine valley...

I'd thought of suggesting Germany's wine valley twins but considered it more worthwhile to visit "in season". I'd imagine many of those cities and sites are picturesque year round but the true charm...
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