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Forum: European Delivery 10-18-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By pjwal
My CA emailed me back right away, btw...he's very...

My CA emailed me back right away, btw...he's very good. I would recommend him to anyone in Southern California.
Forum: European Delivery 10-18-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By pjwal
I understand there is nothing they can do...but...

I understand there is nothing they can do...but this is the email I sent to my CA (who is great, btw). I do feel that a CA can at least provide communication day to day when it has gone past the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,926
Posted By pjwal
I hated the speed cameras, I hated having my wife...

I hated the speed cameras, I hated having my wife constantly pestering me to tone down the 400hp on the autobahn where Europeans actually know how to drive.

But I would like to think that we...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By pjwal
My CA said that it's still showing it's in the...

My CA said that it's still showing it's in the VPC...whatever that means. I'm not sure if he meant VDC as dkreidal mentioned. He also said he'd email BMW and ask for it to be pushed through...not...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,848
Posted By pjwal
Nice pics, it seems you took a vey similar route...

Nice pics, it seems you took a vey similar route that my wife and I took a couple of months ago. We did not go to Italy (we were in Rome about a year ago), but your pictures from there look great. ...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,926
Posted By pjwal
I dropped of my car on Aug 21st in Zurich. I...

I dropped of my car on Aug 21st in Zurich. I received a ticket two days ago for going 70 in a 30...it's a German and I have no idea where it took place exactly, but apparently not on the autobahn. ...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By pjwal
I should have read this thread before I started...

I should have read this thread before I started one myself. More than 2 weeks with customs and I'm looking at a second weekend in a row in which I have to alter my plans to head out to the desert. ...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By pjwal
Just ensure you're not charged MSRP on options. ...

Just ensure you're not charged MSRP on options. I used bmwconfig and my CA was straight up and gave me exactly +$500 on the #'s.
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By pjwal
More than 2 weeks from Port to Dealership?

My car arrived on the Garnet Leader vessel which anchored in Oxnard back on Sep 27th. It has now been more than 2 weeks and it is still not available at the dealership.

Is this normal...the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-06-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,549
Posted By pjwal
I dropped mine off in Zurich on the 21st. Not...

I dropped mine off in Zurich on the 21st. Not sure what boat though, will have to check that tonight.
Forum: European Delivery 08-16-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By pjwal
Prague is amazing indeed! And the drive over was...

Prague is amazing indeed! And the drive over was fantastic...exactly what I needed to calm the new-car butterflies a bit in order to relax and enjoy some sight seeing :-). I look forward to writing...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By pjwal
Here are a few pics from my ED pick-up today. ...

Here are a few pics from my ED pick-up today. Uploading photos is awfully slow, but I'll try to get some more sightseeing photos up in Prague and Austria :-).
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Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By pjwal
I would definitely suggest a bike tour. It's a...

I would definitely suggest a bike tour. It's a good way to get around the city a bit and see it. The one we did left out of Marionplatz and stopped at a beer garden halfway :-). Also, the toy...
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By pjwal
Thanks all, picking up the car tomorrow! :-). ...

Thanks all, picking up the car tomorrow! :-). We've had a great time in Munich so far. We will be heading to Prague for a couple of days and then back down to Austria. Weather is great here, had a...
Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By pjwal
Just to clarify, our flight back to the states is...

Just to clarify, our flight back to the states is out of Zurich, so we are going to drop the car off there, perhaps early in the morning before our flight. But, we're not going to change the flight...
Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By pjwal
Thanks everyone for the info, my wife and I are...

Thanks everyone for the info, my wife and I are going to discuss it over the weekend. We're set on skipping Vienna. Unfortunately, it's $800 to change our flights out of Zurcich, so it puts us in...
Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By pjwal
The wife insists on Prague, but what if we cut...

The wife insists on Prague, but what if we cut out Vienna? Also, we do arrive Sunday morning and don't begin driving until Wednesday morning. More than enough time to lose jet lag for us.
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By pjwal
First ED Trip - Aug 12 - 22 - Trip Itin Feedback please :-)

Hey all, my wife and I are very excited for our first ED trip coming up in a rather short time (I didn't expect to get such a quick delivery date). With our work constraints, it's a rather short...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By pjwal
Parallel parking is very much a rarity for me. I...

Parallel parking is very much a rarity for me. I decided to forego all the driver training wheel stuff :-P.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By pjwal
I do have to park outside here in sunny San Diego...

I do have to park outside here in sunny San Diego everyday at work. We have a wonderful location right on the beach, but no parking garage :-(.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By pjwal
Just put the order in on Monday and somehow...

Just put the order in on Monday and somehow managed to get an ED pick-up date of Aug 14th :-).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-18-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By pjwal
My 2013 550i build

I am a little upset that in order to get the HUD, I have to get the Executive package with the 550, so I finally caved and submitted my ED order below.

Carbon Black Metallic
Oyster/Black Nappa...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-04-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,396
Posted By pjwal
I'm also noticing that I cannot select the Heads...

I'm also noticing that I cannot select the Heads Up Display as a standalone option for the 550i on the bmwconfig website and that the only way to obtain it is through the $4500 Executive Package :-(....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,396
Posted By pjwal
Is the "Electronic Damping Control" different...

Is the "Electronic Damping Control" different than the "Dynamic Damper Control" included in the Dynamic Handling Package? bmwconfig does not let you choose both, so i assume it is the same.

Why...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-28-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By pjwal
Can someone please tell me where I can find the...

Can someone please tell me where I can find the options list for 2013 5 series? Thanks.
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