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Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By BigAlI
You're the ONE!

I can hear the melody now:

"You're simply the best.... Better than all the rest!"

Congratulations on the article, and thanks for your words of wisdom in your various posts (and on the phone)!
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,738
Posted By BigAlI
Anyway to Get an Owner's Auto Manual Before Going

Is there anyway to get an owner's manual BEFORE you leave, so that you can read it and have an idea of what is what --- and don't need to have someone go through all the "bells and whistles"?

I...
Forum: European Delivery 05-28-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,869
Posted By BigAlI
Fuel Shock?

What kind of fuel did the car require? What was the cost? Was there a differential between German and Austria? Did you notice where the more reasonable price were (on or off Autobahn); in larger...
Forum: European Delivery 05-20-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By BigAlI
What is cost (or approximate range) of each grade...

What is cost (or approximate range) of each grade in Germany per liter? Is there much of a difference from one station to another, or are prices fairly well "controlled". Is there much of a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,293
Posted By BigAlI
Active Cruise Control Worth $2,400?

I have not seen a full description of the active cruise control option on the 328ic and 335ic convertibles. Can anyone refer me ro a site on the pros/cons; what it actually does? At $2,400, it is...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-15-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By BigAlI
Please Provide Some Info on Sep 07 PU Dates

Can anyone shed some light on September PUs for 328 and 335 convertibles? Has anyone (who pre-reserved a 328 or 328 ic) received a PU date confirmed for September yet?
Forum: European Delivery 05-13-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,260
Posted By BigAlI
September PU Still Possible?

There appears to be hope that at least some verts will be picked up in September 07.

Irv Robinson advised (on another thread) that 328 coupes and cabs are available for August and September, if...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-12-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By BigAlI
2007 3-Series Coupes & Convertibles for September Pick-Up: What's the "Scoop"

Some time ago (5/5), I started the thread: Anyone Got A September 07 ED Pick-up Date, Yet? Since then, on that thread and a few others, there has been some conflicting information provided on...
Forum: European Delivery 05-11-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,556
Posted By BigAlI
Granted. Point well taken. But probelm can get...

Granted. Point well taken. But probelm can get larger, become major, and create "ill-will" if not resolved sooner, rather than later. It may also be symptomatic of something more intractable: a...
Forum: European Delivery 05-11-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By BigAlI
There are at least two other threads dealing with...

There are at least two other threads dealing with September ED PU problems (for verts/coupes); as you indicated, October is looking "iffy", given Welt "maybe/maybe not" ready status (I would bet on...
Forum: European Delivery 05-11-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,556
Posted By BigAlI
... because of lack of PU date timeliness?

One of the real reasons for ED "unpopularity" may be the uncertainty involved in nailing down a delivery date. I pre-reserved in late March for a mid-September pick-up. Not only has the pick-up...
Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,260
Posted By BigAlI
Thanks for your update. Well.... I guess we are...

Thanks for your update. Well.... I guess we are getting closer to September 1 for confirmed vert P/Us. Here's hoping that mine will come in a week!
Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,197
Posted By BigAlI
Cingular RAZR in Europe?

Got a Cingular RAZR. Can it be used in Europe? Do I have to change/add plans? Are costs for roaming (making and receiving calls) prohibitive? How good is reception throughout South Germany, Rhine...
Forum: European Delivery 05-09-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By BigAlI
Thanks. Very informative. Where do I get a...

Thanks. Very informative. Where do I get a parking disc?
Forum: European Delivery 05-09-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,260
Posted By BigAlI
The other guy's post deals with someone who was...

The other guy's post deals with someone who was attempting to order in late April/May 1 for a September date. The CA attempted to pre-reserve it and NJ couldn't accept it. I assume that...
Forum: European Delivery 05-09-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By BigAlI
European Parking/Traffic Signs

I'm heading for European Delivery in September 2007. I will be picking up in Munich (obviously) and driving in Germany, Belgium, and the Natherlands.

Can anyone direct me to a web link that has...
Forum: European Delivery 05-08-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By BigAlI
The IDP you get from AAA simply translates key...

The IDP you get from AAA simply translates key portions of your state's driver's license. It is NOT valid unless you have a current license issued by your state. Depending on where you drive in...
Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,045
Posted By BigAlI
FYI I pre-reserved in March for September...

FYI I pre-reserved in March for September pick-up; no confirmation of p/u date yet; CA doesn't want deposit until PN is provided, o/a July 1.
Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,818
Posted By BigAlI
Deutche Bank has a web-site that provides...

Deutche Bank has a web-site that provides location of all its ATMS. https://secure.deutsche-bank.de/pbc/ifcfinder/en/register.jsp
Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,260
Posted By BigAlI
For some odd reason, it seems if you are NOT...

For some odd reason, it seems if you are NOT getting a convertible there is no problem with getting a confirmed September date; but if you are, it doesn't seem to be forthcoming. I guess I'm...
Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By BigAlI
It may depend, as well, on two things: (a) do you...

It may depend, as well, on two things: (a) do you want an 07 or an 08? (if 07, you have to go in September; if 08, in late October); and (b) you may wish to find out if September dates are still...
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,260
Posted By BigAlI
September ED Pick-up Dates?

In my case, I will not be leasing; while an 08 converible would be preferable (for resale down the line in a few years), I have already been "locked in" to the September European vacation. I...
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,260
Posted By BigAlI
Any Confrmed September ED Pick-up Dates?

Unfortnuately, I can't get away in October, only September is doable.

By the way, I made an error in the original posting: the pre-reservation was done in late March, not April...

I can...
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,260
Posted By BigAlI
Anyone Got A September 07 ED Pick-up Date, Yet?

I have read various posts on the ED process --- from pre-reservation, to production number, to confirmation of Munich pick-up date, to order form, etc. I pre-reserved in April for early September 07...
Forum: European Delivery 05-04-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By BigAlI
I, too, and going to Venice as part of an ED...

I, too, and going to Venice as part of an ED trip.

I have been there 3 times before and always go back.....

Have been at the Gritti Palace and Danieli. Overpriced and the rooms are tiny. No...
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