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Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By sno_duc
We stayed here, on our last ED, December 2014. ...

We stayed here, on our last ED, December 2014.
http://www.amrathamsterdam.com/default-en.html
Wonderful place, short walk to the main train station.
Lucked out and found this...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By sno_duc
Some differences; No right turn on red. ...

Some differences;
No right turn on red.
Drivers that actually know how to park, you do not see parking lot dings ever in German speaking countries. (else where is more like the US)
Drivers that...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,131
Posted By sno_duc
The wife and I both studied German before our...

The wife and I both studied German before our first trip, we understand basic (very basic) German if spoken slowly.
They were re-working the Munchner Freiheit u-bahn station, so I get to the bottom...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By sno_duc
Have you considered going to Fussen (castles) as...

Have you considered going to Fussen (castles) as your first stop, spend one night do the tour and then drive to Salzburg / Berchtesgaden.
From Salzburg drop south and drive the Grossglockner hoch...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,037
Posted By sno_duc
It would help to know your interests. (food,...

It would help to know your interests. (food, history, music, cars,.....)
Are you planning to drop of in Munich or another city?

Definitely take delivery on the second or third day. (jet lag and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By sno_duc
Enjoy your trip. re: Break in. It's not just...

Enjoy your trip.
re: Break in.
It's not just the engine.
When tires are made the mold is sprayed with "release agent" to prevent sticking, so the outer few thousands of rubber does not offer the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-12-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By sno_duc
Have you considered dropping off in Amsterdam and...

Have you considered dropping off in Amsterdam and then taking the train to Frankfurt?...
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sno_duc
It's no big deal. The first time you enter a...

It's no big deal.
The first time you enter a destination it might take you a couple of minutes, with a little practice 15 seconds. Even if you want a convoluted route, break it into to or three...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By sno_duc
Here's an example. ...

Here's an example.
http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en?ld=9646&seqnr=8&ident=ec.0112946.1429835664&rt=1&rememberSortType=minDeparture&REQ0HafasScrollDir=2
2 adult and 1 child Munich to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-17-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By sno_duc
One tip from recent experience, last ED Dec 7 >...

One tip from recent experience, last ED Dec 7 > Dec 20, when you have the whole group together on foot. Have an agreed upon rally point in case (when) your group gets separated.
Sharon's (Mrs....
Forum: European Delivery 04-13-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By sno_duc
What he said. Consider staying outside of...

What he said.
Consider staying outside of Munich, somewhere on the S-bahn system. Yes it will add 30 to 40 minutes, however you could save $$$$$.

What are your and your better halves interests?...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-12-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By sno_duc
Did you drive it much this winter? BMW uses the...

Did you drive it much this winter?
BMW uses the rear brakes as a form "limited slip" rear axle, it applies the brake on the side that is slipping.

Given the winter the NE just endured, it's...
Forum: European Delivery 04-06-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By sno_duc
No, just a screwdriver and a eyebolt that fits...

No, just a screwdriver and a eyebolt that fits into a hole in the front bumper.
ED cars also get a first aid kit and a warning triangle.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By sno_duc
These glorious insults are from an era before the...

These glorious insults are from an era before the English language became boiled down to 4-letter words.


A Member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By sno_duc
A man leans over & asks his wife, "Do you...

A man leans over & asks his wife, "Do you remember the first time we had sex together, over fifty years ago? We went behind this very tavern,
where you leaned against the back fence and I...
Forum: European Delivery 03-19-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By sno_duc
Dig out a magnifier and read the fine print on...

Dig out a magnifier and read the fine print on the chargers.
Odds are they all say "100 to 250 volts, 50 or 60 cycle", which means all you need is an adapter.
For curling irons and hairdryers, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-08-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,806
Posted By sno_duc
I'll jump in. Ask your self this, every year in...

I'll jump in.
Ask your self this, every year in snow country, for the first couple of snow falls you see a lot of ditch diving.
What kind of vehicles do you see more of? (usually upside down or on...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By sno_duc
The OP is leaving on Saturday. Cutting it...

The OP is leaving on Saturday.

Cutting it close, might work. (check luggage, get boarding passes, then drop-off car)
On our last two EDs, we dropped off in Frankfurt ('12) and Amsterdam ('14), in...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By sno_duc
If you drop-off at the airport on the 1st, say...

If you drop-off at the airport on the 1st, say 2ish, you'd be done by 3:15 at the latest. Check-in to the hotel, drop luggage off in room out by 4:00. Then catch the S-bahn to Munich, Marienplatz...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By sno_duc
Use Rolf / Peter to get from the airport to...

Use Rolf / Peter to get from the airport to hotel.
Spend at least one day in Munich before picking up your car, it's a 9 hour time difference from the west coast, don't want to miss anything at the...
Forum: European Delivery 02-20-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,635
Posted By sno_duc
A couple of thoughts. Lake Como Italy. Paris...

A couple of thoughts.
Lake Como Italy.
Paris drop off.
Forum: European Delivery 02-19-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,635
Posted By sno_duc
Some things you didn't cover. Where do you want...

Some things you didn't cover.
Where do you want to drop off?
Where is the wedding? Are you taking delivery after the wedding?
Bucket list items? (you mentioned track days. The "Ring"? Alpine...
Forum: European Delivery 02-19-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,405
Posted By sno_duc
We dropped off in December. Four things to...

We dropped off in December.
Four things to remember.
1) It's north of the main road (Westpoortweg, S102)
2) traffic light (I think its the only traffic light in the area)
3) straight thru...
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,291
Posted By sno_duc
Or you could be like one of the west coasters. ...

Or you could be like one of the west coasters.
I dropped off on Dec 19th.
My car is on one of the vast armanda waiting off-shore to unload at Longbeach.
Maybe I'll see it again come May.
Forum: European Delivery 02-08-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By sno_duc
Great color choice:thumbup:

Great color choice:thumbup:
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