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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Wine-O
My 435i came with floor mats, don't see why your...

My 435i came with floor mats, don't see why your M3 would not. I just ordered a set of rubber mats for the winter.

The triangle and first aid kit are not standard U.S. equipment, so it may or may...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Wine-O
Frame it as a nice ED souvenir. :)

Frame it as a nice ED souvenir. :)
Forum: European Delivery 05-20-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,133
Posted By Wine-O
It's a wonderful experience not to be missed if...

It's a wonderful experience not to be missed if you are in the area. I drank 2 bottles of wine over the 3-hour evening, and my wife drove us back to Lenno. :D

We saw a few people flat footed...
Forum: European Delivery 05-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,144
Posted By Wine-O
That's what my paperwork read when it listed...

That's what my paperwork read when it listed countries covered. Lichtenstein was not one of them.
Forum: European Delivery 05-20-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,144
Posted By Wine-O
Congrats -- glad you had a nice trip. Great...

Congrats -- glad you had a nice trip. Great report and good looking car.
Forum: European Delivery 05-18-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,582
Posted By Wine-O
Montepulciano is our favorite town in Tuscany. ...

Montepulciano is our favorite town in Tuscany. Going back there in October. Osteria Acquacheta is our favorite restaurant for Steak Florentine. It's a small place, 2 seatings, and reservations a...
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Wine-O
You've got 12 hours from the time you take ED...

You've got 12 hours from the time you take ED delivery of your new car at the Welt to post a picture of you and the car on this Forum. Failure to do so will result in 50 lashes with a wet noodle.
Forum: European Delivery 05-13-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Wine-O
The vignette is for toll roads only. Does it...

The vignette is for toll roads only. Does it automatically come with the Swiss plates?
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Wine-O
I rented from SIXT in MUC and got a 3-series...

I rented from SIXT in MUC and got a 3-series diesel wagon. That was several years ago. Renting in Switzerland, it should come with a vignette.
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Wine-O
In Como, did you consider staying in Lenno? ...

In Como, did you consider staying in Lenno? Albergo Lenno has it's own ferry pier to get to Bellagio. Additionally, it's walking distance into the town and Villa del Balbianello. In the town main...
Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,188
Posted By Wine-O
You will see your car right after lunch, about...

You will see your car right after lunch, about 1:00-1:30 if you did ED. The other folks who are doing PCD but not ED will be on the factory tour while you are reintroduced to your car. It will be...
Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,188
Posted By Wine-O
We took redelivery at the Performance Center, and...

We took redelivery at the Performance Center, and my wife spotted a very, very slight dent around the gas cap area. It was so small, that only a wife's eyes could catch it. LOL The delivery...
Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Wine-O
We have a TD Bank ATM card, not tied into...

We have a TD Bank ATM card, not tied into VISA/MC. Daily limit is around $750, but some ATM's will only let you take a maximum of 150-200 Euro per transaction. It varies from machine to machine. ...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 05-07-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Wine-O
We took a one-way rental from MYR to GSP. Cost...

We took a one-way rental from MYR to GSP. Cost around $50 including the gas, and the Marriott picked us up there in a 7-series.
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Wine-O
Did you get to the place up the hill in Bacharach...

Did you get to the place up the hill in Bacharach -- the one with the Carousel? The restaurant owner makes his own beer -- good stuff, and they make a great schnitzel. :)

We stayed at Haus...
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Wine-O
We took the train from Bacharach to Boppard to...

We took the train from Bacharach to Boppard to board the boat heading back to Bacharach. We were told by the locals that the boat would go slower going up stream and would be better for viewing the...
Forum: European Delivery 05-04-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 916
Posted By Wine-O
We went thru Dusseldorf on my 2011 ED. There was...

We went thru Dusseldorf on my 2011 ED. There was some construction between the Int'l terminal and the local terminal, and I would think it would be completed by now.

There's no ATM in the local...
Forum: European Delivery 05-04-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Wine-O
We stayed in Bacharach for 6 days and day tripped...

We stayed in Bacharach for 6 days and day tripped to Rudesheim, Weisbaden, took the train to Boppard then riverboat back to Bacharach (highly recommended). Visited the Mosel - Berg Eltz, Cochem,...
Forum: European Delivery 05-03-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By Wine-O
Now sure what you plan to do in Zurich for 3...

Now sure what you plan to do in Zurich for 3 days. We found it uninteresting and not worth more than 1/2 a day at the most. I might suggest you consider Lucerne/Interlaken area.
Forum: European Delivery 05-03-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,747
Posted By Wine-O
Short answer - No. It will be cleaned up on...

Short answer - No. It will be cleaned up on redelivery.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 05-03-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Wine-O
I know with a Garmin, you can use their free...

I know with a Garmin, you can use their free software, BaseCamp, to pre-program waypoints and map out a route, turn by turn, but I'm not sure it can be done with the BMW Nav. I asked that question...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By Wine-O
Because then she knows I'm not going to stay in...

Because then she knows I'm not going to stay in the right-hand lane and do the speed limit.
Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,505
Posted By Wine-O
Your car is fully covered up to the day you pick...

Your car is fully covered up to the day you pick it up at the Performance Center. Coverage should begin then. All BMWFS needs is confirmation of your current insurance policy. They should know...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-29-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By Wine-O
I have a 435i and hit the button turning the ASS...

I have a 435i and hit the button turning the ASS off. It stays off permanently. The car defaults to the Luxury mode when you start up. You have to push the console button to switch to sport mode,...
Forum: European Delivery 04-28-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Wine-O
When I picked up my car at PCD, there was a...

When I picked up my car at PCD, there was a slight ding (that only my wife could see :D). It was noted, and the repair was fixed under the insurance when I got back to my local dealer. Don't know...
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