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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-30-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By dandanio
There is a software to unlock the locked HDD. ...

There is a software to unlock the locked HDD.

But, of interest, would you connect the SSD and see if the system recognizes it?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By dandanio
Have you booted it with Linux (Knoppix/any other...

Have you booted it with Linux (Knoppix/any other live CD?)? Can you get a bit more technical with it? I might be able to help you with the HDD.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-25-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By dandanio
I have to add a quart of oilk from time to time...

I have to add a quart of oilk from time to time to my 2011 35i. It is in the manual.
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By dandanio
I split Lake Como -> Munich into 2 parts: Dervio...

I split Lake Como -> Munich into 2 parts: Dervio -> Livigno via Passo Foscagno and then Livigno (great 4 star hotel off season for < 90 euro per night with breakfast) -> Fussen (castles:...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By dandanio
I think that 48 hours for Venice is just about...

I think that 48 hours for Venice is just about enough. And Tronchetto is a perfect option for an EDer.
Vienna is best visited by public transport. It is not ED friendly - with high parking fees and...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By dandanio
By far my preferred route. Drop Bratislava...

By far my preferred route. Drop Bratislava (NOTHING really interesting there)...



Vienna requires more time, but it is perfectly visitable (lol) without a car. Budapest is fun for a two-day,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By dandanio
September is not that busy, minus the...

September is not that busy, minus the Oktoberfest. You should be fine, although some preplanning is advised. Just have a 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices.
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By dandanio
Raises his hand...

Raises his hand...
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 954
Posted By dandanio
A healthy dose of paranoia never hurts, right?...

A healthy dose of paranoia never hurts, right? :eek:
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By dandanio
I can take you up on that. I say 100% certainty!...

I can take you up on that. I say 100% certainty! :)
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By dandanio
MUCH, MUCH better itinerary. Doable, but very...

MUCH, MUCH better itinerary. Doable, but very tight schedule. My personal opinions below.

You won't be able to do much that day after arrival. Unless you are flying 1st class etc. you will be...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By dandanio
I would rate Heidelberg at 3.5 and Strasbourg at...

I would rate Heidelberg at 3.5 and Strasbourg at 3 out of 5. But they are reasonably close to each other. Consider something else...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By dandanio
Depending on where you are, I can only recommend...

Depending on where you are, I can only recommend Alex Dytko in Peabody, MA, no CT dealers come close, in fact they would openly discourage you from doing ED (I visited Hfd, N Hvn and Ridgefield...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By dandanio
We... should be happy for you? :dunno: Want a...

We... should be happy for you? :dunno: Want a medal for this statement? Not sure why you would be bragging about that...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By dandanio
In all honesty, I would recommend skipping Prague...

In all honesty, I would recommend skipping Prague AND Berlin. In Prague, you will encounter more tourists than (most likely) you can bear, and Prague in comparison is not THAT interesting compared to...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,306
Posted By dandanio
Hey, M235i's gear box is AUTOMATIC but NOT...

Hey,

M235i's gear box is AUTOMATIC but NOT DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission).

In DCT there are TWO clutches and TWO spindles in it, one spindle for handling 1-3-5(-7) gear and the other for...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By dandanio
Aaaahhh Bellagio, we stayed in Dervio at Villa...

Aaaahhh Bellagio, we stayed in Dervio at Villa Stefy (http://www.villastefy.net/).
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-27-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,306
Posted By dandanio
The transmission in the 228 is NOT DCT (dual...

The transmission in the 228 is NOT DCT (dual clutch transmission). It is an extremely sophisticated and very well made ZF single clutch with rev matching, eight speed transmission that shifts...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By dandanio
We turned the Foxtown trip into a 1/2 day...

We turned the Foxtown trip into a 1/2 day excursion including ferry across Lake Como, my wife picked up a few outfits from Benetton, Lacoste and a few pairs of nice Italian shoes. She loved the trip...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-25-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By dandanio
: popcorn:

: popcorn:
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By dandanio
Swap Geneva for Lucerne. Lake Como is cool, do...

Swap Geneva for Lucerne. Lake Como is cool, do not skip Foxtown Outlets in Mendrisio, Switzerland. :)
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By dandanio
Very bad karma... People has they BMWs stolen,...

Very bad karma... People has they BMWs stolen, had accidents or tickets while driving in Europe. Avoid at all costs, post within 12 hrs.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-23-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By dandanio
Does anybody know if the M235i LSD...

Does anybody know if the M235i LSD (http://www.shopbmwusa.com/PRODUCT/4660/BMW-M-PERFORMANCE-LIMITED-SLIP-DIFFERENTIAL) would fit the 228i RWD?
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By dandanio
X1 is ED compatible, X3 is not. X1 is e-series,...

X1 is ED compatible, X3 is not. X1 is e-series, older technology, sits on the same platform as your Hannah Belle. Tried and true.
X3 is much larger (I have one), sits on the 5er platform, the best...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By dandanio
That should be stickied.

That should be stickied.
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