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Forum: European Delivery 09-07-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,759
Posted By jetjock
Seems completely hit-or-miss to me. I too broke...

Seems completely hit-or-miss to me. I too broke my trip down into multiple legs. The only one that the nav system recognized was the very last one - possibly because it started with the lowest...
Forum: European Delivery 09-07-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By jetjock
Very recent - like this past Saturday. They are...

Very recent - like this past Saturday. They are unbelievably accommodating to changes in plans, all of which (there were several) I made by email. They are open on Saturdays by appointment.
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Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By jetjock
Thanks guys, the drop-off isn't Monday, that's...

Thanks guys, the drop-off isn't Monday, that's when I arrive in MUC for a Tuesday delivery. Then we're heading over to Salzburg, down to Italy and over to Switzerland before circling back up through...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By jetjock
The lack of a notice requirement would be great -...

The lack of a notice requirement would be great - guess I'll find out for sure on Monday. I'm not sure the CA sent a notice to them (or to BMW) with any drop-off data. When I spoke to him this...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By jetjock
Arranging Delivery to the US

How screwed am I on this? I just realized that I haven't arranged with Harms in Munich for the delivery of my 528i to the US with the three weeks notice that I understand they want. I just sent...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,759
Posted By jetjock
Does The USB Data Dump Work?

One of the giant leaps forward that I was pleased to hear will be part of my nav system in the new car is the ability, supposedly, to plug a USB memory stick into the system and have it download to...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,217
Posted By jetjock
Thanks Thumper! I'm pretty jazzed about it. ...

Thanks Thumper! I'm pretty jazzed about it. I've adopted your variant - seems like a great idea. I had been considering a dash down the Brenner Pass immediately south of Innsbruck, but it looks...
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,217
Posted By jetjock
With help from and my thanks to a great many of...

With help from and my thanks to a great many of you, I have started to zero in on a proposed itinerary for my 528i delivery next month. I hope I'm not violating any written or unwritten protocol...
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 155,974
Posted By jetjock
D'oh! Disregard -- looks like you picked your...

D'oh! Disregard -- looks like you picked your car up on 8/24/08 -- my delivery is not in '08, you'll be pleased to hear. :D

Note to self: check the date of submissions before blazing into...
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 155,974
Posted By jetjock
Arrgh! That's the very same day I need a ride. ...

Arrgh! That's the very same day I need a ride. We get into MUC at 11:15am -- what time is your arrival?

JetJock
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By jetjock
I can't claim personal experience yet since my ED...

I can't claim personal experience yet since my ED isn't until late August, but I'm told that if you register on bmwusa.com you can input your car's VIN and track it that way. For that matter,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-30-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,836
Posted By jetjock
Not really worth worrying about, I agree. But...

Not really worth worrying about, I agree. But you know how when people say, "It's not the money, it's the principle" -- and invariably it's really the money? In this case it's really the principle!...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-29-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,836
Posted By jetjock
Lease Rate Question

I'm getting lined up to do a European Delivery later this summer. I've been alternating between buying and leasing. I've pretty much settled on leasing - but now to my surprise I'm hearing that on...
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,217
Posted By jetjock
Amen! You guys have been great, the info I've...

Amen! You guys have been great, the info I've obtained here has been really useful. Probably the best advice has been to plan first for what type of trip we have in mind - my wife and I have done a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,217
Posted By jetjock
First ED - How to Plan an Itinerary?

Just got word that my first-ever European Delivery, an Alpine White 528i, will happen on August 25th, and I'm pretty jazzed about that. Also a little concerned - my wife and I will have about 8 days...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-14-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By jetjock
Red face Greetings Beamer Family

My first post. I'm about to embark on the acquisition of my third BMW (all 5 series) and I think this one's going to be a European Delivery. Everyone I talk to says you MUST do this if you get the...
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