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Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By fishskis
Actually, I believe they had already gotten rid...

Actually, I believe they had already gotten rid of international stopovers, and for the last year or two they were only permitting domestic gateway stopovers; for example, a stopover in New York on...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-08-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By fishskis
Interesting. I have a good relationship with my...

Interesting. I have a good relationship with my dealer, and they are generally good guys; I will ask them about this. Thanks.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-07-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By fishskis
Thanks guys. I'll give the run-flats a shot,...

Thanks guys.

I'll give the run-flats a shot, and see what happens.
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By fishskis
As others have said, definitely the Mandarin. ...

As others have said, definitely the Mandarin.

I would suggest emailing the concierge beforehand, advising them of your ED, and your paranoia about your new baby. I do this for every hotel I stay...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By fishskis
RFT and Wheel & Tire Insurance Questions

I realize there have been a lot of threads on this issue, and I have read through a bunch of them, but I thought I'd post this to see if I get any additional insight, since I am about to make a...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By fishskis
Panama Canal Live Feed

Watching Phoenix Leader go through the Miraflores Locks Live. just went through one, now heading towards the second locks. So cool that you can watch this live.

Miraflores Cam 1...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By fishskis
Still Obsessing...and Phoenix Leader Update

For those who are on Phoenix Leader, apparently, it is currently heading through the Panama Canal, scheduled to arrive at Port Hueneme on April 11th.
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Forum: European Delivery 03-28-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By fishskis
ED adds .0003. You should look into MSD's...

ED adds .0003.

You should look into MSD's if you are not familiar with them, which brings the MF down. If you have the cash, they are a good thing, generally speaking. But of course it depends on...
Forum: European Delivery 03-24-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By fishskis
Phoenix Leader. Scheduled to arrive in Port...

Phoenix Leader. Scheduled to arrive in Port Hueneme April 11th.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By fishskis
I got lucky; it got on a ship a few days after I...

I got lucky; it got on a ship a few days after I dropped it off. The ship arrives April 11th, car should be in my hands about a week or so later. And I'm enjoying my last month with M3, so the wait's...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By fishskis
I was not quite as bold as you, trying to keep to...

I was not quite as bold as you, trying to keep to break-in guidelines, but the car sure is sweet at 120 and above (hypothetically, of course). Thanks to German road construction and good drivers, the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By fishskis
The weather was great. In the 50's; top was down...

The weather was great. In the 50's; top was down with seat heater on.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-21-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By fishskis
640 M-Sport Edition Convertible European Delivery

Just got back from a European Delivery for a 640 M-Sport Vert. Thanks to all here who were helpful with my pre-purchase questions. Loved driving the car in Germany. I only had a couple of days with...
Forum: European Delivery 03-21-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By fishskis
Glu, Thanks for the great routing advice...

Glu,

Thanks for the great routing advice when I was in Munich; I followed it almost completely. You were right about the road from Garmisch to Oberammergau, it was great (though unfortunately...
Forum: European Delivery 03-21-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By fishskis
Don't think I'm not a little bit nervous about...

Don't think I'm not a little bit nervous about keeping it clean. It is Sapphire Black, not Jet Black, which should be a little more forgiving hopefully. I really didn't love the color choices for the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By fishskis
That wasn't so hard;). Thanks for the help.

That wasn't so hard;). Thanks for the help.
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By fishskis
Pics....

Pics....
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By fishskis
Fifth ED Report

Just did my fifth ED last week for a 640 M-Sport Edition Convertible. Due to various factors, it was brief; picked up first thing Friday morning, and returned on Sunday.

Though short, I had a...
Forum: European Delivery 03-18-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 979
Posted By fishskis
The lounge is great, and they have a nice...

The lounge is great, and they have a nice selection for breakfast. Regarding luggage and anything else, they will take good care of you.

Incidentally, last week when i did my ED, I stayed around...
Forum: European Delivery 03-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By fishskis
Thanks for the suggestions. I think I will be...

Thanks for the suggestions. I think I will be heading to Garmisch. I was thinking about returning to Salzburg, but I just read that the penalties for not having snow tires could be a fine up to...
Forum: European Delivery 03-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By fishskis
Drives close to Munich?

I am on my way to Munich for a quick ED; picking up Friday afternoon, dropping off Sunday morning. I am looking for a drive/ place to visit near Munich on Saturday, preferably to the north, since I...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-03-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,177
Posted By fishskis
Good news. I just spoke to my dealer. Compared to...

Good news. I just spoke to my dealer. Compared to our December deals, MF is up slightly by .005, residual is down by 3% (on the 640 vert at least), net difference in incentive money is $3,500-$4,000...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-03-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By fishskis
Thanks. Yes, this is correct; I just confirmed...

Thanks. Yes, this is correct; I just confirmed with my dealer. MF is up slightly from December, Residual is down by 3%, net incentives appear to be $3,500 - $4,000 more. End result is that the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-03-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By fishskis
March numbers for 640 vert?

I understand that there is now a $7,500 build credit. Does anyone know the mf and the residual; specifically, how does this compare to December's deal? I just signed an ED lease on Friday based on a...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-02-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,177
Posted By fishskis
This is interesting news.....And a little...

This is interesting news.....And a little troubling since I just signed my deal on Friday, and am picking up my car this Friday in Munich. I locked the December rates, which I believe had a better...
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