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Forum: European Delivery 04-03-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By mrbelk
The Fluelapass that takes you down into Davos,...

The Fluelapass that takes you down into Davos, CH, from susch is really amazing. It was part of the Top Gear "best driving road in Europe" special a few years ago.


I can't figure out how to...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 03-26-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By mrbelk
That's probably because teams had much more...

That's probably because teams had much more latitude back then and the cars were much more unique from team to team. F1 has become largely a spec racing series with so much of the cars' components...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-02-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By mrbelk
$7000? The technician at the BMW Southern Region...

$7000? The technician at the BMW Southern Region that spoke at our BMWCCA sneak preview said that the 220V charger was only $1100 or so and that there were incentive from the power company to install...
Forum: European Delivery 02-26-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,299
Posted By mrbelk
You mean when the buzzer at Freimann was working?...

You mean when the buzzer at Freimann was working?

For me, Rolf is great, but I will pick free from now on since I think I've gotten about as much out of Rolf as I can get. I have a sneaking...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 02-24-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By mrbelk
Drove an i3 at BMWCCA event in ATL

So I was invited by the Peachtree Chapter of the BMWCCA to attend an i3 presentation at the BMW southern region office in Sandy Springs this past Saturday. Evidently the event filled up in 2 hours...
Forum: European Delivery 02-19-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,299
Posted By mrbelk
He and Peter probably _are_ the shuttle service;...

He and Peter probably _are_ the shuttle service; just we won't have to pay him to do it any more.

-MrB
Forum: Off-Topic 02-10-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By mrbelk
I thought that the "Olympic God" segment towards...

I thought that the "Olympic God" segment towards the end was amazing. The percussion triggering the various suspended lighted figures was really cool, especially how the lights flickered out.

-MrB
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By mrbelk
I had a LeMans over Oyster E90 335 and I loved...

I had a LeMans over Oyster E90 335 and I loved that combo. I suspect that it would be similarly amazing with EB2.

-MrB
Forum: Off-Topic 02-04-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,055
Posted By mrbelk
Just the usual taxes that are attached to every...

Just the usual taxes that are attached to every plan (they add up to ~$15/mo on top of the regular plan rates). No mention whatsoever of an implied contract or contract extension. I've been "month...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-04-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,055
Posted By mrbelk
Just took advantage of this change this morning. ...

Just took advantage of this change this morning. Was on a 4GB Family Share with my wife @ $150/mo and don't use more than 1.5GB on average. To drop down to the 2GB tier would have been $140/mo, and...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-04-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,979
Posted By mrbelk
Don't confuse having to pay extra with "owing" to...

Don't confuse having to pay extra with "owing" to begin with. I would think that most everybody on this board will have some sort of tax liability _before_ applying any withholdings. Now, the...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-03-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,979
Posted By mrbelk
I could be wrong here, but I don't think so... ...

I could be wrong here, but I don't think so...

Most everyone (certainly most BMW owners, I would think) come out owing _something_ come tax time; but they apply what they've already paid in over...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-29-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,320
Posted By mrbelk
That profile looks incredible. I really hope...

That profile looks incredible. I really hope that BMW decides to green-light that. An M235iGC would be amazing.

-MrB
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-24-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,320
Posted By mrbelk
Me too. I can only hope it's available for a...

Me too. I can only hope it's available for a Spring 2016 Euro Delivery. Takes me back to my E46 sedan. Good times...

-MrB
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-27-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,255
Posted By mrbelk
Not sure how true this is, but I've heard (here,...

Not sure how true this is, but I've heard (here, in fact) that the consumer protection laws in the US are much stricter than in the EU/rest of the world. A buyer in the states can refuse the car if...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-25-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By mrbelk
-MrB

-MrB
Forum: European Delivery 09-23-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,447
Posted By mrbelk
I guess that's possible, but I was sitting right...

I guess that's possible, but I was sitting right there in the car with him and he didn't do anything explicit that I can remember.

-MrB
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-20-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,215
Posted By mrbelk
While I hope that they're still available when...

While I hope that they're still available when it's time for us to decide whether to get an i3 in a couple years because $10k off the price of the car is a very attractive proposition, I am a little...
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,447
Posted By mrbelk
This is all very interesting because when I...

This is all very interesting because when I picked up my F30 back in May, I got the same USB stick with the maps, but as soon as they were sucked into the computer, my delivery guy unplugged the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By mrbelk
This was really interesting: ...

This was really interesting:

http://www.sacred-destinations.com/netherlands/amsterdam-museum-amstelkring-hidden-church

-MrB
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By mrbelk
My experience this past May was just the...

My experience this past May was just the opposite. We took the USB stick with the map data out and listened to audio books on our iPod. The NAV system still worked like a champ.

Our USB stick...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-07-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,837
Posted By mrbelk
Have had my (328i RWD 6MT M-Sport w/ DHP) back...

Have had my (328i RWD 6MT M-Sport w/ DHP) back from my Euro Delivery for a couple weeks and just got back from a 1500mi round trip to Canton, OH from ATL.

I think the A.S.S. system works very well...
Forum: European Delivery 07-30-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,541
Posted By mrbelk
USAA has a chip and pin card now? Does it still...

USAA has a chip and pin card now? Does it still have a forex fee? I'd much prefer to just use that one rather than the one from PenFed that didn't even work as it was supposed to.

-MrB
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-25-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By mrbelk
Car is done. I guess the North American maps...

Car is done. I guess the North American maps weren't compatible with the NAV system software so they had to update the SW and reinstall the map data. Not sure if that's a correct description of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-25-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By mrbelk
I did not. I couldn't hit "Options" from the...

I did not. I couldn't hit "Options" from the loading screen, either. Should the "Menu" button have taken me to a main "NAV" menu? Where do you find the map version from the main iDrive menu,...
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