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Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By jon330cic
Hey Ray - our car made it on the Brasilia...

Hey Ray - our car made it on the Brasilia Highway, too! Looks like it will dock in Baltimore tonight at 9pm. Are they off-loading you in Brunswick or in Charleston on the way back North?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-02-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,009
Posted By jon330cic
Dealer was mistaken...sorry.

Dealer was mistaken...sorry.
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By jon330cic
You can specifically request a shortened delivery...

You can specifically request a shortened delivery process. We've done this a few times - arrived MUC ~8:00am, delivery at ~10:00am and out the door by 11:00am. It'll take a few minutes to get...
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By jon330cic
Yes, we on the 11:45am tour. We've never taken...

Yes, we on the 11:45am tour. We've never taken the time to do this before, so I'm looking forward to finally seeing the production facility.

If you haven't already, a quick email to Sabrina at...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By jon330cic
Check out http://kenrockwell.com. Ken is a...

Check out http://kenrockwell.com.

Ken is a pro photographer, but in addition he is constantly trying camera equipment and writing reviews for the laymen amongst us. His advice is usually...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By jon330cic
I'm sure you've done the math, but 0.92 * 0.93 =...

I'm sure you've done the math, but 0.92 * 0.93 = 0.8556, which means you're willing to give nearly 2.5% of MSRP in dealer profit. On the 550i or M4, this is close to $2K depending on configuration. ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By jon330cic
Hi Carol - saw you on the calendar. We'll be...

Hi Carol - saw you on the calendar. We'll be there on Sep 7th also and have a 9:50am delivery (as does RAYDUCHY). Hopefully we'll cross paths!

John
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,554
Posted By jon330cic
Even back when the LH ED promo was "2 for 1", it...

Even back when the LH ED promo was "2 for 1", it was still cheaper to just go buy retail tickets. I'm not sure why BMW perpetuates this partnership, as it has always been useless to its customers.
...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-25-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,784
Posted By jon330cic
Okay, that makes more sense now. Your 705 was...

Okay, that makes more sense now. Your 705 was largely a factor of this 29% utilization. The subsequent drop was due to the reported late payment, which you should be able to fix. The other things...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-24-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,784
Posted By jon330cic
Sounds like you're getting this resolved, but...

Sounds like you're getting this resolved, but when the smoke clears you should definitely go through your credit reports. With 5% credit utilization, there's no way you should have a credit score of...
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,554
Posted By jon330cic
Update: LINER RELEASE BRUNSWICK,...

Update:

LINER RELEASE BRUNSWICK, GA 19-09-2012 11:02:13
CUSTOMS RELEASE WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ 19-09-2012 00:00:00
DELIVERED FROM BRUNSWICK, GA 18-09-2012 12:50:21 1
...
Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,554
Posted By jon330cic
That's what I saw too when reading about other...

That's what I saw too when reading about other people's experiences. All the screen shots I found from earlier this year had both the Customs Release and Liner Release statuses prior to Delivered...
Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,554
Posted By jon330cic
DELIVERED FROM BRUNSWICK, GA 18-09-2012...

DELIVERED FROM BRUNSWICK, GA 18-09-2012 12:50:21 1
DISCHARGED BRUNSWICK, GA 15-09-2012 13:48:00 1

Latest status shows "delivered from." No mention of Customs yet. I can't...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,554
Posted By jon330cic
Thanks to both for your kind words re. the blog. ...

Thanks to both for your kind words re. the blog. It is my wife's passion - well, really food and travel are her passions, and her website is a good outlet to chronicle it all.

neve1064, if you're...
Forum: European Delivery 09-16-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,554
Posted By jon330cic
We were offloaded at 13:48 on Sat. Crossing our...

We were offloaded at 13:48 on Sat. Crossing our fingers for a quick Customs clearance.
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,469
Posted By jon330cic
As noted by neve1064, while the PO and financing...

As noted by neve1064, while the PO and financing timeframes appear to be rather rigid on BMWUSA.com and the wiki, there is a lot of flexibility in practice.

My CA and I both forgot about the PO...
Forum: European Delivery 08-30-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,424
Posted By jon330cic
We had planned to drive our car to Prague earlier...

We had planned to drive our car to Prague earlier this month, but many friends living there talked us out of it. We are not nervous travelers at all, but they were convincing.

We had intended to...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By jon330cic
Cool - We made the BMW Welt Facebook page!

Our July 26 delivery got featured on the BMW Welt Facebook page!

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=420560447996092&set=a.119669828085157.28542.112428938809246&type=1&theater

Just got...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,325
Posted By jon330cic
We've dropped off in Nice, Zurich and Paris so...

We've dropped off in Nice, Zurich and Paris so far. No significant difference in transit time between them.

Even dropping off in Munich requires transporting to port - the only benefit you get...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-13-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,738
Posted By jon330cic
Justin - Did they also lower the 2012 MF while...

Justin - Did they also lower the 2012 MF while lowering the residuals? Could you please check the 36mo MF for 2012 135i conv?

Thank you!
Jon
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-10-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,738
Posted By jon330cic
Could I trouble someone for the SE Region MF and...

Could I trouble someone for the SE Region MF and residual for:

2012 135i Convertible, 36 mo, 10K mi/year

Would also love to know if the options credit for the 2012 1-Series has been increased...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-10-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,738
Posted By jon330cic
And 7am in Santa Barbara... Let the poor guy...

And 7am in Santa Barbara... Let the poor guy have a cup of coffee :)
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,754
Posted By jon330cic
I just bought 2 vests online yesterday for...

I just bought 2 vests online yesterday for $4.00/ea. $5.95 for ground shipping. http://www.fullsource.com/

Basically 2 for the price of 1 bought in Europe, and we don't have to bother looking...
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,196
Posted By jon330cic
Yes, this is it exactly. It is all part of the...

Yes, this is it exactly. It is all part of the ED experience - and worth it. I just like to reduce the "waste" factor as much as possible.




Thanks, Jon. You've probably seen just about...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,196
Posted By jon330cic
Thanks, all, for your replies. This confirms my...

Thanks, all, for your replies. This confirms my undocumented understanding of the issues involved. We're not leaving home until the afternoon before our pickup date, and I am meticulous with the...
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