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Forum: European Delivery 10-06-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,017
Posted By arktctr
I removed my triangle and mounts prior to drop...

I removed my triangle and mounts prior to drop off to be safe. The mounts were installed with a simple phillips screwdriver (tool kit in trunk worked perfectly).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-30-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By arktctr
This is not true actually...there are two...

This is not true actually...there are two components to the F30 Blind Spot Warning System...the illumninated "triangle" on the side of the mirrors and the vibrating steering wheel. The illuminated...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-16-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,194
Posted By arktctr
That seems more like it...I have had both 2012...

That seems more like it...I have had both 2012 328i and 2014 328d and my overall average for the same driving style/commute was:

2012 328i 23mpg
2014 328d 35mpg

Yes, the 328i would win at a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-04-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,206
Posted By arktctr
Same here...2014 328d M Sport and brake dust is...

Same here...2014 328d M Sport and brake dust is minimal (doesn't get dirty between washings)...hell, after 1000 miles during my ED back in May they were still perfectly clean at drop off...love it!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-02-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,434
Posted By arktctr
I started with a 328i, then picked up an...

I started with a 328i, then picked up an Activehybrid3 and am now on a 328d. The diesel is my favorite yet! Yes, its good on fuel of course but it is quite fun to drive and I don't feel...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By arktctr
Same here...received my rebate check before my...

Same here...received my rebate check before my car was back in the US.
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,556
Posted By arktctr
I used them as well and it worked out great...I...

I used them as well and it worked out great...I purchased the Swiss and Austrian toll vignettes ahead of time and installed them on the delivery floor at the Welt before driving off.
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,400
Posted By arktctr
Mine had 5 additional miles from dropoff in...

Mine had 5 additional miles from dropoff in Munich to pickup in California.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,157
Posted By arktctr
I've found Diesel handle cleanliness is hit or...

I've found Diesel handle cleanliness is hit or miss...I keep some disposable nitrile gloves in the trunk just in case...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,665
Posted By arktctr
I'm going to second that suspicion that the 328d...

I'm going to second that suspicion that the 328d gets a different spec pad as my 328d M-Sport barely gets dirty at all. While doing my ED the wheels where very clean after just under a 1000 miles...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,957
Posted By arktctr
Redelivery complete! A huge thanks to Jon Shafer...

Redelivery complete! A huge thanks to Jon Shafer for the awesome experience from order to redelivery!
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...and I got to be picked up in Jons own ride which looked...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By arktctr
My CA so perhaps BMW didn't update after...

My CA so perhaps BMW didn't update after all...this is the first I time I have seen any tracking mechanism once the vehicle has left the port...good find!
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By arktctr
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Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By arktctr
For me it was about always having the ability to...

For me it was about always having the ability to contact someone in case of emergency (whether it is a mechanical breakdown or a health emergency)... In the hotels we used wifi but it was nice to...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By arktctr
Trucking company for West Coast cars?

My car was handed over to Waggoners on June 21 so unless things changed in the last week that rep was misinformed.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-28-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By arktctr
It is indeed extra...

It is indeed extra...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By arktctr
This is the one big pro for T Mobile I've...

This is the one big pro for T Mobile I've experienced so far...you can use it throughout Europe (and beyond) without changing your plan or paying extra for roaming. The per minute rate of $.20 is...
Forum: European Delivery 06-27-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,957
Posted By arktctr
I thought I responded to this a while back...will...

I thought I responded to this a while back...will try again...


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Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By arktctr
Switzerland is definitely fine... I've seen both...

Switzerland is definitely fine... I've seen both ways on Lichtenstein...


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Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,957
Posted By arktctr
328d Msport ED Delivery!!!

Tucked away in the garage ready for me to pick up! Very excited!!

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Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,957
Posted By arktctr
448102 At the dealer now and redelivery is...

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At the dealer now and redelivery is getting close! Even had a pic sent to me by a local Bimmerfest celebrity! Redelivery this Saturday!!!


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-25-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,201
Posted By arktctr
Wait until you receive the email from BMWFS...

Wait until you receive the email from BMWFS confirming everything is finished. It will actually say in the letter very clearly that you can give possession to the new owner at that point. The...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,330
Posted By arktctr
keep Euro front plate in CA?

I am keeping mine on for a day simply to take some photos upon redelivery and have no interest in the attention it will guarantee by California CHP. I doubt others keep them on as some kind of...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By arktctr
Yup...Jon has been absolutely top notch from the...

Yup...Jon has been absolutely top notch from the start! Highly recommend!!!


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Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,330
Posted By arktctr
The best is when the dealer tag is yellowing...

The best is when the dealer tag is yellowing because it's been on the car for so long...I get trying to stretch it out a little but jeez!


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