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Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By jkim273
Bee, nice pics. I noticed in one of the pictures...

Bee, nice pics. I noticed in one of the pictures that Thomas from H.A.R.M.S was in attendance!
Forum: European Delivery 10-23-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By jkim273
My car arrived at Newark, NJ Port Authority on...

My car arrived at Newark, NJ Port Authority on 9/23. It was being driven up the NJ Turnpike 20-30 miles to the DiFeo dealership in Tenafly, NJ. It was ready for me to pick it up on or about October...
Forum: European Delivery 10-18-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By jkim273
That is odd. You should give her a call. ...

That is odd. You should give her a call.

Here is the additional time line of my re-delivery. I tracked it on the ship. It arrived and was unloaded in NY/NJ Port Authority on September 23/24. ...
Forum: European Delivery 10-17-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By jkim273
Redelivery of 535xi in North NJ

I dropped it off at Harms on Monday, September 3. Picked it up on Saturday, October 13 at DiFeo BMW in Tenafly, NJ. I was coming from Philly so I didn't have time to pick it up during the week....
Forum: European Delivery 10-07-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By jkim273
The front plate holder (designed for the U.S.)...

The front plate holder (designed for the U.S.) juts out significantly more whereas the Europe front license plate holder is more flush with bumper thus not causing any problem with the PDC.
Forum: European Delivery 10-02-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By jkim273
We stayed at the Burg Hotel on August 26-27 for...

We stayed at the Burg Hotel on August 26-27 for two nights (Room 1). My wife absolutely loved the place. She thought it was the most charming and best hotel that we stayed at during our trip. She...
Forum: European Delivery 10-02-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By jkim273
Wall Street Journal Article Today (in Personal Journal)

Euro-Trashed? Why You May
Want to Buy That BMW Now
Car Makers Have Held Down Price Increases
As Dollar Falls, But That's Likely to Change
By JONATHAN WELSH
October 2, 2007; Page B11

Drivers...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By jkim273
Spread Between ED Invoice & MSRP

I am about to take re-delivery on my first Bimmer - the 2008 535xi. Purchased it and intend to keep it for a long time (i.e., >7 years). I live in the Philly suburbs and negotiated my ED purchase...
Forum: European Delivery 09-20-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By jkim273
Forum: European Delivery 09-20-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By jkim273
Thanks. Now I know why. Yes, I am on the...

Thanks. Now I know why. Yes, I am on the Courage. I think it should be docking in NYC/NJ this Monday. Hopefully, I can make the 1 1/2 trek up to north Jersey to take re-delivery on Saturday.
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By jkim273
I just went online to check on the order status...

I just went online to check on the order status and can NO LONGER find the track order link. It's no where to be found!
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By jkim273
Courage - Now being tracked on www.shipwx.info

It left the UK. Ship reported position on September 17

I think it's supposed to arrive in NYC/NJ on September 24. I recall seeing that somewhere.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By jkim273
Did ED on 2008 535xi but checked prices using Costco and BJ's

Utilized Costco and BJ's auto buying service. Negotiated-set discount was $2K over invoice (in southeastern Pennsylvania area). Got them down to $1,700 over invoice. Utlimately decided that the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-06-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By jkim273
ED Tourist Plates in Inglostadt (Audi Territory)

I asked the same question. I saw a Bimmer in Rothenberg have a nice front license plate holder that was the same dimensions as the plate in a color that matched the paint of the car.

Also, the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-04-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By jkim273
I thought about it. . .what if my car were to be...

I thought about it. . .what if my car were to be towed and the tow truck driver didn't know it was all-wheel drive because the badging wasn't there. Isn't all-wheel drive cars supposed to be towed...
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By jkim273
US Airways Magazine Article on ED - September Issue

I was on the flight back home to Philly from Munich on Monday, September 3, from my first ED and what do I see? An article on the benefits of ED. How timely! :)
...
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By jkim273
My First ED (Monaco Blue 535xi) - Two Thumbs Up!

Day One (Monday) - August 27 - Arrival in Munich
Left Philadelphia on Sunday at 8:30 pm. Arrived in Munich at 10 AM the following day. Rolf was not able to pick us up therefore we took a cab to...
Forum: European Delivery 09-01-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,062
Posted By jkim273
Thanks!

Good thing you told me about the gas station having them. I wouldn't have stopped by a gas station from here on out since I fueled up two days ago and have to use up as much fuel as possible before...
Forum: European Delivery 08-31-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,062
Posted By jkim273
Germany Euro "D" Sticker

My ED is winding down. Too short. One week was not enough. The next one will be longer.

Spending my last night in Salzburg and then driving back up to Munich for two nights. Was hoping to...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By jkim273
In Germany Now on ED - Need Advice Where I Can Get Auto Supplies

OK, Day 2 of 8 of my ED. Having a great time - right now in Rothenburg.

Got a question. Does anybody know where there is an auto supplies store (e.g., Pep Boys, AutoZone, etc.) in Germany or...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,583
Posted By jkim273
Where can I buy a traditional Bavarian Lederhosen with hat?

As a momento (and future Halloween costume) of my ED that I am about to embark on August 27, I am interested in purchasing a traditional lederhosen outfit with hat. Any suggestions?

Itinerary...
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,927
Posted By jkim273
Fussen to Salzburg (Travel Time & Suggested Route?)

I was planning on spending a night in Fussen after having done the castle tour. My plan was to wake up, check out at around 9 AM and then drive directly to Salzburg (Hotel Rosenvilla). Could...
Forum: European Delivery 07-30-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,863
Posted By jkim273
In terms of Saturday/Sunday dropoff, I take it...

In terms of Saturday/Sunday dropoff, I take it that I have to bring my own screwdriver (phillips or slotted tip?) to remove the front license plate?
Forum: European Delivery 07-30-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By jkim273
Yes. That would be correct. US Air - nonstop out...

Yes. That would be correct. US Air - nonstop out of Philly to Munich.

My wife has just commandeered the trip planning and is 86-ing the Austrian portion of the ED. She has expressed a preference...
Forum: European Delivery 07-30-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By jkim273
I just ordered my 2008 535xi through Ricki as...

I just ordered my 2008 535xi through Ricki as well. Two thumbs up. She made the whole process very easy. I am leaving for my ED on August 26th.
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