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Forum: European Delivery 07-19-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By sactoken
I stayed at the Leonardo Royal on my ED last year...

I stayed at the Leonardo Royal on my ED last year and would recommend it, depending on what rate you're able to get. It wasn't in my ED package but I e-mailed the hotel and got a BMW rate (€99?) for...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By sactoken
Welcome to Bimmerfest! Check this recent thread:...

Welcome to Bimmerfest! Check this recent thread:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=899999

Good luck!
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By sactoken
I stayed at the Courtyard by Marriott in Prague. ...

I stayed at the Courtyard by Marriott in Prague. It has an underground garage with self-parking. It's located a little outside the city center but just a few stops away on the metro, and there's a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By sactoken
Actually I did drive the B106. I cited B100...

Actually I did drive the B106. I cited B100 thinking that's how the A10 exit would be marked, but looking back at my photos I see it's marked with both routes.

I also remembered I have a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By sactoken
I made this trip last year, but went south from...

I made this trip last year, but went south from Salzburg via A10 and B100 and drove the Grossglockner from south to north. As long as you're driving a loop back to Salzburg, I'd recommend driving...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By sactoken
The drop-off point is inside the airport,...

The drop-off point is inside the airport, literally just a couple of minutes walk to the terminal. The process takes only about 15 minutes, but could be longer if someone's there before you. Since...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 06-15-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By sactoken
A related question: do US-delivered models still...

A related question: do US-delivered models still have the slot on the inside of the hatch door to hold the warning triangle? Mine does but it was an ED model that came with the triangle.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 06-04-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By sactoken
In the US, the power seatback release only comes...

In the US, the power seatback release only comes with the optional sliding/reclining rear seats.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 06-03-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By sactoken
I think you can, but I'd ask this on the European...

I think you can, but I'd ask this on the European Delivery forum (in Best of Bimmerfest) for a better answer.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 05-26-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By sactoken
From BMWBlog: 2016 BMW X1 Earns “Top Safety...

From BMWBlog:

2016 BMW X1 Earns “Top Safety Pick+” from IIHS

http://www.bmwblog.com/2016/05/26/2016-bmw-x1-earns-top-safety-pick-iihs/
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 05-12-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By sactoken
Have you checked the Technical Training Documents...

Have you checked the Technical Training Documents in the sticky above? (2nd post on this forum.) The one called General Vehicle Electronics has a lot of wiring diagrams.
Forum: European Delivery 05-09-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 45,988
Posted By sactoken
I posted the details on the form, but in summary,...

I posted the details on the form, but in summary, my redelivery took exactly 8 weeks (Munich to Salem, OR), including the Christmas/New Year's holidays.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 05-04-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By sactoken
I have the same issue. It sounds to me like...

I have the same issue. It sounds to me like metal vibrating intermittently and seems like it's coming from the front passenger door. It seems to happen mostly on coarse roads at lower speeds. I...
Forum: European Delivery 04-11-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By sactoken
Just one suggestion: if you're only driving the...

Just one suggestion: if you're only driving the Grossglockner in one direction, make it south-to-north so the sun's behind instead of in front of you. I did it in September of last year and it's an...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-21-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By sactoken
Yes, it takes about 10 minutes or so. This...

Yes, it takes about 10 minutes or so. This happens when I sit in the car listening to the radio.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-10-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By sactoken
Sport suspension is standard in the US, but the...

Sport suspension is standard in the US, but the adaptive suspension is not available here, even as part of M-Sport, so the sport setting has no effect on the suspension. Sometimes the owner's...
Forum: European Delivery 03-08-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By sactoken
A minor point, but the dealer's no longer...

A minor point, but the dealer's no longer downtown, they moved to a new facility off Salem Parkway on the north side of town. But I'm sure you could get Jim to pick you up at the Amtrak station! (I...
Forum: European Delivery 03-08-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By sactoken
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: European Delivery 03-03-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By sactoken
Deleted.

Deleted.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-02-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,578
Posted By sactoken
I leave the auto start/stop on almost all the...

I leave the auto start/stop on almost all the time (stop-and-go traffic being the exception). I don't notice the shut-off. The restart is noticeable but not annoying. Like pbjjj, I also had it on...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-27-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,478
Posted By sactoken
"The standard M Sport suspension’s ride motions...

"The standard M Sport suspension’s ride motions are taut, even in the softest of the three driving dynamic settings, and you feel bumps you can’t even see. Those you do see hurt more." I'd expect...
Forum: European Delivery 02-25-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By sactoken
I would definitely choose Condor. I flew both...

I would definitely choose Condor. I flew both last year, Condor Portland-Frankfurt in September and Icelandair Seattle-Munich (via Reykjavik) in November for my ED. I flew both in the upgraded...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-20-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,062
Posted By sactoken
I know that the 3-series wagon has (or used to...

I know that the 3-series wagon has (or used to have) a window-shade type cargo cover that also has a roll-up cargo net, but don't know if they make just the barrier for an X-vehicle.

If they...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-18-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,884
Posted By sactoken
I see they still have an sDrive version of the X1...

I see they still have an sDrive version of the X1 planned for the US. I thought they might have changed their mind, since the 2016 schedule showed sDrive production starting last November but it...
Forum: European Delivery 02-18-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By sactoken
Another recommendation for Jim Mannheimer. I've...

Another recommendation for Jim Mannheimer. I've done two ED's with him. He's easy to work with and very responsive. No-haggle invoice-plus pricing, no BS add-on charges, no finance dept....
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