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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-05-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,673
Posted By CapHill1er
The gray interior looks so much nicer with the...

The gray interior looks so much nicer with the black accents than the old way when everything was gray on gray.

Congrats!

--John
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-05-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By CapHill1er
I bought my 135i in August and purchased a 5-year...

I bought my 135i in August and purchased a 5-year Wheel and Tire Insurance policy through BMW (amortized with the car loan) for less than $1500. Probably could have negotiated a bit more, but didn't...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-18-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,973
Posted By CapHill1er
Yeah, I only have 1280 miles on my 2011 135i and...

Yeah, I only have 1280 miles on my 2011 135i and the third brake light lens is coming off on the right side. Have to call to get that fixed before it gets worse.

John
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 10-05-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
Thanks Jonathan! We did have an incredible...

Thanks Jonathan!

We did have an incredible time and we were able to get several good quality (and unintentionally hilarious) videos of the hot lap in action and other fun. I was so excited to get...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 10-04-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
Effin loved the hot laps and everything else....

Effin loved the hot laps and everything else. Thanks PCD guys!



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Forum: Performance Center Delivery 10-04-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
Here! Sent from my Eris using BimmerApp

Here!

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Forum: Performance Center Delivery 10-03-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
Two words: Dry County. But we were...

Two words: Dry County.

But we were resourceful. Wish we could get a couple bottles to go in exchange for "no drink vouchers on Sunday" from the Marriott.<sigh>

:'(


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Forum: European Delivery 09-30-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By CapHill1er
Sorry, that's incorrect. You need one vest per...

Sorry, that's incorrect. You need one vest per occupant, one first aid kit per car.

From the ED Wiki: "Make sure to have purchased an Autobahnvignette and Warnwesten (safety vest, one of the...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 09-29-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
Thanks BSMith! Man, and I thought my drive...

Thanks BSMith!

Man, and I thought my drive was a long one.

Probably going to BYO (Beer/Wine) since I'm not confident I'll find a store selling alcohol on Sunday once I enter the former CSA. :)...
Forum: European Delivery 09-29-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By CapHill1er
Precisely -- not a lot of snow in August, just a...

Precisely -- not a lot of snow in August, just a ton of rain. I was surprised at how easy it was to just type in the addresses of where I needed to go and the Garmin Nuvi 1390t recognized them all. ...
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By CapHill1er
We started our trip from Munich to Fussen...

We started our trip from Munich to Fussen (Neuschwanstein Castle, of course) then Frierrichshafen to Luzerne (then up through the Black Forest to Strasbourg and Frankfurt). It was an amazing ride...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 09-28-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
Wow, no one else is taking delivery in October? ...

Wow, no one else is taking delivery in October? Cool, more track for me!

We are going to try to arrive before 5pm, maybe take a swim, open a bottle of wine (or two) and take our dinner once fully...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 09-24-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
Unfortunately, we need to get back to our dog in...

Unfortunately, we need to get back to our dog in DC (since BMW and Marriott apparently hate dogs). The in-laws are going to watch him while they sight-see in Capitol Hill, but we don't want to...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 09-22-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
So, that brings up the most important question: ...

So, that brings up the most important question: Where can a fella get a good drink in/around the Marriott? Or is the Marriott restaurant the only option?

Cheers,
John
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 09-22-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
OMG, if I had your car, I'd take it ASAP. It's...

OMG, if I had your car, I'd take it ASAP. It's GORGEOUS!

As for my story, after I dropped the car off in Frankfurt on August 17, 2010, I did all the usual ship tracking until the car arrived in...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 09-21-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By CapHill1er
Pcd 10/4

Anyone else going to be at the Performance Center on October 4th? This PC re-delivery will be for my Euro Delivery 2011 135i - Blue Water Metallic with Lemon Leather, M-Sport, DCT, HK Sound. Really...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,950
Posted By CapHill1er
Congratulations guys! Made my one-way rental...

Congratulations guys!

Made my one-way rental car reservation for October 3rd, pickup at Performance Center on October 4th!

Cheers,
John
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,950
Posted By CapHill1er
Currently scheduling my PCD. Going to switch up...

Currently scheduling my PCD. Going to switch up to the PCD Forum. ;)

First suggested date is Sept 30th, but that's tough for me to do, so I'm asking for Friday or Monday (Oct 1/4). Hoping to...
Forum: European Delivery 09-15-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,950
Posted By CapHill1er
Ditto here with being "en route" -- and I feel...

Ditto here with being "en route" -- and I feel bad about pestering my CA (although he is awesome) about my car's status.

We are ready to drop everything as soon as a PCD time is scheduled, but I...
Forum: European Delivery 09-15-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 46,490
Posted By CapHill1er
Mine from August 13, 2010: Didn't have the...

Mine from August 13, 2010:

Didn't have the GPS coordinates of the perfect spot handy.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-10-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By CapHill1er
Delivery was August 12th. The Toreador...

Delivery was August 12th. The Toreador off-loaded on Tuesday, Sept 7th. Now it is in the big black hole of information (Customs and VDC). My CA hasn't spoken to me about any issues, so I hope...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-09-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By CapHill1er
Hey Guys, Congrats on the new 1ers! I did...

Hey Guys,

Congrats on the new 1ers! I did my ED on August 12th and was able to get plenty fast on the autobahns without breaking any limits (I think). Although I was told 4500rpm and 100mph. ...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-07-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By CapHill1er
Welcome to the Passport family! I used to work...

Welcome to the Passport family! I used to work with BMW Arlington, but after too many issues the last time, I took suggestions from folks here and went with Jorn Esser at Passport. Congrats on the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-07-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By CapHill1er
Can't wait!! I guess now we get to experience...

Can't wait!! I guess now we get to experience all of the Customs/releasing joy that others have talked about.

Then I can get the PCD scheduled!

--John
Forum: European Delivery 09-05-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,950
Posted By CapHill1er
Heard back from the CA and he was able to put in...

Heard back from the CA and he was able to put in for the PCD but of course I got the "unfortunately, the car must clear customs before we can schedule your date" -- so what sounded like a rejection...
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