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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-20-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,570
Posted By Boraxo
These comments are really helpful, thank. Can...

These comments are really helpful, thank. Can anyone compare the Mercedes 450 GLE?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By Boraxo
X5 original owners - would you buy this car again?

I am looking at replacing my Acura MDX which has now become expensive to maintain @120k miles. The reliability has also been less than expected for a Honda product. Wife really wants the Mercedes GLS...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,121
Posted By Boraxo
CR has become less reliable over the course of...

CR has become less reliable over the course of time as all cars have increased reliability across-the-board so the gap is narrowed. CR's initial ratings for Tesla is a good example of an epic fail....
Forum: European Delivery 03-09-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,693
Posted By Boraxo
Agree 100%. Umm, with all due respect,...

Agree 100%.



Umm, with all due respect, this is a garbage fee.

I can get free notary service from my local bank to guarantee the signature.

$240 is absurd - if that's the price that the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,253
Posted By Boraxo
No offense, but the info you receive is...

No offense, but the info you receive is meaningless to your personal situation.

Insurance rates vary greatly depending on driving record, age, marital status, mileage driven but most importantly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,687
Posted By Boraxo
Good to know, just bought a set of Driveguards...

Good to know, just bought a set of Driveguards myself.

Over the years I've purchased a few sets of Pirellis (non-RFTs) and have generally been happy with the performance. However the treadwear is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,833
Posted By Boraxo
Very helpful thread as my rear tire picked up a...

Very helpful thread as my rear tire picked up a nail yesterday so I ended up making an unscheduled visit to the local tire shop. :mad:

After my experience with the OEM Bridgestones (which were so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,928
Posted By Boraxo
Rear tire picked up a nail yesterday :mad: so I...

Rear tire picked up a nail yesterday :mad: so I ended up making an unscheduled visit to the local tire shop. To be fair the tread on my Conti RFTs was pretty well worn, very disappointing as they...
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,286
Posted By Boraxo
Hard to top Post #2 but having visited London...

Hard to top Post #2 but having visited London many times here are my additions:

(1) Churchill aka Cabinet War Rooms in Westminster is absolutely my favorite place in London - you feel like you are...
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,919
Posted By Boraxo
Kind of amusing to find such good information on...

Kind of amusing to find such good information on the MB ED programme here! Definitely something to consider after BMW shafted the ED discount.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Boraxo
You are lucky that warranty was offered for a...

You are lucky that warranty was offered for a reasonable price. Most companies (including, I think, BMW) don't provide extended warranty past 6 years/100k miles (whichever comes first). $2200 is...
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 43,278
Posted By Boraxo
Yes, and some of the new models got very...

Yes, and some of the new models got very favorable reviews. My best friend has been driving M for years and he gets performance and handling comparable to BMWs.

I am certainly going to look at...
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By Boraxo
Bank change the terms of the cards all the time,...

Bank change the terms of the cards all the time, you may have missed the official "notice." Also banks now break out the fees due to lawsuits brought by consumers claiming inadequate disclosure.
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Forum: European Delivery 10-25-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 43,278
Posted By Boraxo
Agree. I have raised this issue with several...

Agree. I have raised this issue with several Japanese dealers and they all looked at me kind of funny because they don't get it But Tokyo (like most of Japan) is a great place to visit, would be...
Forum: European Delivery 10-25-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Boraxo
Wow - what a silly question. Your vehicle is...

Wow - what a silly question. Your vehicle is fully insured until you take delivery. Even if it wasn't insured the shipper or BMW would be liable for any damage incurred in transit per the terms of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By Boraxo
Local dealers will sell tires at cost +$10 with...

Local dealers will sell tires at cost +$10 with free install, but you have to bring them a price match to get the best prices. Personally I prefer the tire shop because you can buy puncture warranty...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-03-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By Boraxo
Great thread - this has convinced me to go with...

Great thread - this has convinced me to go with 535d (assuming I don't defect to Lexus...)
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 43,278
Posted By Boraxo
:thumbdwn: Ding, ding, ding! Correct answer....

:thumbdwn:

Ding, ding, ding! Correct answer.

BMW certainly has some currency exposure hedged but don't kid yourselves - BMW is raking in money from the USA right now thanks to the strong $$. If...
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By Boraxo
+1 I could care less about the Welt, it was all...

+1 I could care less about the Welt, it was all about saving thousands and driving my new baby on the autobahn, autostrade, etc.



I haven't seen the new Welt (last ED was 2006) so I'd be...
Forum: European Delivery 08-25-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By Boraxo
I didn't find it so difficult to follow the...

I didn't find it so difficult to follow the advice - I plan to keep my car a long time and would rather have it running well at 100k miles in return for foregoing a few minutes of speed. Of course if...
Forum: European Delivery 08-24-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Boraxo
Has anyone done ED for a hybrid 5-series?

Wondering if this is possible particularly for an M5. Then again, the diesel gets better MPG
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Boraxo
I have the same issue, sometimes it just seems...

I have the same issue, sometimes it just seems like the starter is straining to crank but it has not yet failed to turn over. I just replaced the battery so that is not the issue.

I was told last...
Forum: European Delivery 05-24-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By Boraxo
WF is notoriously bad, I've had trouble using it...

WF is notoriously bad, I've had trouble using it in several countries (and no difficulty using other cards at the exact same ATMs). Plus WF hits you for $5 per transaction!

Better choices (as...
Forum: European Delivery 04-28-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Boraxo
Mine was fixed at VPC - pretty common damage and...

Mine was fixed at VPC - pretty common damage and repair as these bumpers are way too low for city curbs, really for anything except the autobahn. Not too worry, VPC does a bang up job (pun intended)...
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Boraxo
Looks like a nice itinerary. However please note...

Looks like a nice itinerary. However please note that there are no "massive taxes and fees" for transiting UK airports unless you do a stopover of 24+ hours.
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