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Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-15-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,562
Posted By j128i
my 08 128i Coupe runs very well. Enjoy it every day.

I drive 60 miles per day (90% Highway). So far about 75K miles since I bought it in 2008 via ED.:bigpimp:
sun-roof malfunction (finger pinch functionality failed. fixed with reset)
Cracking third...
Forum: European Delivery 09-07-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,165
Posted By j128i
We stayed in a hotel on Rome city ring near by a

Metro station. We parked the car in hotel and used public transportation.

Also, the Munich Oktoberfest 2010 takes place from September 18th to October 4th 2010. Last...
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,232
Posted By j128i
Are those 2 round trip tickets really free? no tax?

I like XC60 a lot and Volvo OSD plan seems very impressive.
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,354
Posted By j128i
When we did paperwork at Welt, we were told

to put the document especially the green one together with the Passport.
At HARMS, the staff member did ask us to show all the papers.
Good luck.
Usually we read almost all ED stories here with a...
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,916
Posted By j128i
Agree - at least that's what I heard

We did not tip for service in our ED trip back in 2008. I heard that's acceptable practice in Europe. Sometimes, the service charge was included in the bill (In Venice, 15%) and I paid.
At Rome, to...
Forum: European Delivery 12-18-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,061
Posted By j128i
How long does it take from Nice to Barcelona?

Great trip and great photos!
I'm also thinking about to drive to Barcelona in future ED.

Happy holidays!
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,376
Posted By j128i
It's sad indeed.

To me, one exciting and important factor of ED is to pick up my own car and drive in Europe as an American. A rental car is a very different thing. It has to be a big disappointment when OP heard...
Forum: European Delivery 09-30-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,710
Posted By j128i
An amazing place to visit! Buy group...

An amazing place to visit!
Buy group transportation pass (need RER train also) for your entire stay in Paris
It is at the final stop of RER 1 train (you can transit at Eiffel Towel Metro 1...
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,365
Posted By j128i
Thanks to share, great photos!

Thanks to share, great photos!
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By j128i
Can son do all the paperwork and buy the car with...

Can son do all the paperwork and buy the car with Dad's money then son go to Welt for ED and then sale the car back to Dad as used car and then give all that money back to Dad? The net effect is Dad...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By j128i
Excellent picutures

I like number 16 the most.
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By j128i
pump first

At all gas stations I used in Germany, France, Swiss, Italy and Austria, I used self-service pump to dispense gas first, then go inside the station to pay with credit card and you just say 'number 3'...
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By j128i
You have time, dont rush.

If your flight is next day afternoon, you can drop the car in the morning of 12/19/09 (I guess this is your departure time from Munich, not 12/09/09) and then go directly to the airport.
So on...
Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,184
Posted By j128i
3083 miles in 14 days

Total 3083 miles in 14 days during Sept 2008 ED.

Munich --> Neuschwanstein --> Frankfurt --> Sankt Goar --> Paris --> Interlaken --> Milan --> Cannes --> Nice --> Monaco --> Florence --> Rome -->...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By j128i
On a separate note, I learned during the BMW...

On a separate note, I learned during the BMW factory tour on my ED that if someone changed the specifics of the car, say, body color then that finished body will be stored and given to next guy who...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,029
Posted By j128i
My car was built in the last week of July for 9/10 ED

last year (2008). The CA said it is the pretty common case due to the plant shut down in August.
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By j128i
You can get the ED date you want if you order it early

You then should get production number and approved ED pick-up date.
Don't worry about the financial rate, dealer will inform you when to get related paper done so you can lock the rate effectively....
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,635
Posted By j128i
In my case of re-delivery

the car was inside dealer showroom nearby main entrance waiting for me to drive out.

It also has a stand next to the car with a sign on it (yes, my name is printed on it). My CA joked "Well, it...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,733
Posted By j128i
Congrats on your 128i!:rofl:

Congrats on your 128i!:rofl:
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,267
Posted By j128i
I like your itinerary

I almost decided to do the same. Make a circle is good and each leg is about 5hr drive.
The good thing is you can try your car on autobahn on the way back as fast as you can with about 1000 mile on...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-08-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By j128i
Is it a surprise?

"all new cars from the world's major makers are designed by pretty much the same folks"
- Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY

USA Today article on car designer...
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,817
Posted By j128i
Indeed and thanks RFT;) We drove 3083 miles in...

Indeed and thanks RFT;)
We drove 3083 miles in that car also in two weeks!
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,817
Posted By j128i
I knew, I knew, He might have not realized the...

I knew, I knew, He might have not realized the difficulty to take a train in that situation when he booked the tickets.
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,817
Posted By j128i
I'd consider book an open-jaw flight

arriving at Munich directly without taking the train and departing from Frankfurt. Take a taxi to the hotel. Think about if both kids are in strollers you can not carry any luggage in your hand. if...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,706
Posted By j128i
You may consider German tour?

All you want to do for a factory tour is to see the factory: truck move steel plates into the factory (only use German and Austrian steel), special machine to press steel block to metal sheet, robot...
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