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Forum: 6 Series 10-04-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By raptorctr
Thanks, that is what I kinda assumed, but wanted...

Thanks, that is what I kinda assumed, but wanted to check. Looks like i'll have to look into getting an "aux in" put in my car next spring once she is out of storage for the winter.
Forum: 6 Series 10-03-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By raptorctr
Option to connect Android device to play music

I just bought a '06 650i that has the ipod integration in glove box. I don't use Apple, and am trying to figure out best / easiest option to connect my galaxy sII via:
1. ipod cable in glove box...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,916
Posted By raptorctr
I live in MN, AWD and all season tires are MORE...

I live in MN, AWD and all season tires are MORE THAN ENOUGH!!!! I've taken it out in snow storms and the car didn't blink. I always felt secure and safe, even in 10in of snow. Never had a problem...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,489
Posted By raptorctr
We stayed in Lezzeno, i couldn't say enough good...

We stayed in Lezzeno, i couldn't say enough good things about the place. Great views, a great deck on the lake and incredible food. They had the best perch i've ever had and their Ravioli was to...
Forum: European Delivery 03-31-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By raptorctr
First, I can't say enough good things about...

First, I can't say enough good things about Slovenia. It was both my wife's and mine favorite country out of the 14 we visited in Europe. We did Lake Bled, Ljubljana and then Piran. We only day...
Forum: European Delivery 03-21-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By raptorctr
I was in Sorrento in Sept as well, and just got...

I was in Sorrento in Sept as well, and just got lucky. We drove right in, but the day we left it was stop/go for miles. Sorrento is a great jumping point though for Pompeii (Ercolano--don't miss...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,407
Posted By raptorctr
it almost seems like a world wide conspiracy to...

it almost seems like a world wide conspiracy to keep good fuel efficient cars OUT of the US. It boggles my mind why BMW would pass this opportunity up, yet they do. Maybe big oil controls more than...
Forum: European Delivery 03-17-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By raptorctr
We stayed there for a night, we enjoyed it. ...

We stayed there for a night, we enjoyed it. Highly recommend. We stayed in a small pension because they had secure parking and they were right in the old town. Very simple pension.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,219
Posted By raptorctr
You betcha.....BMW doesn't like the cold, well...

You betcha.....BMW doesn't like the cold, well the really cold. Below 10 just kills it...but that's only about 3 months of the year! lol

Mid-Grade is 89.....but in the midwest that includes 10%...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,219
Posted By raptorctr
I've tried Premium-Mid-Regular and see absolutely...

I've tried Premium-Mid-Regular and see absolutely zero difference between the blends - imho. No knocking, no noticeable loss in performance and no difference in MPG. The only time my MPG changes is...
Forum: European Delivery 03-05-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By raptorctr
We did Greece on our extended trip, but I flew...

We did Greece on our extended trip, but I flew down there on easy jet. I just can't see any reason to drive all that way. Regarding hostels...i'm not one to spend anymore than you have to on...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-03-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By raptorctr
Because both of them are like that. Plenty of...

Because both of them are like that. Plenty of business....because in MN..."all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, all the children are above average, and everybody pays MSRP on...
Forum: European Delivery 02-21-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,638
Posted By raptorctr
I'm a big fan of Salzburg, and personally would...

I'm a big fan of Salzburg, and personally would skip the "castles". Although fussen/castles are fine, they aren't close to the best you can see in europe. Salzburg/Berchtesgaden would be my...
Forum: European Delivery 02-18-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,601
Posted By raptorctr
We stayed at Four Points by Sheraton Muenchen...

We stayed at Four Points by Sheraton Muenchen Olympiapark back in '06. We thought it was just fine. Very clean rooms, great location (especially now) and i had views of BMW towers and Allianz arena...
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By raptorctr
owner loyality program

I was in the dealer recently looking at my next ED. The CA told me BMW is running a BMWFS owner loyality program if you sign another lease. The saving was .00040 in the example he showed. This is...
Forum: European Delivery 02-08-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By raptorctr
That would be fun, although nothing is better...

That would be fun, although nothing is better than Champions League in my opinion. Looks like tickets for Euro2008 have been sold out for quite some time. Any chance you can still pick some up?
Forum: European Delivery 01-31-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By raptorctr
No extra charge, and i had extremely fast...

No extra charge, and i had extremely fast shipping from Nice. Would recommend. We flew EasyJet out of Nice. Again, highly recommend. I've used them about 6 times so far, and it's always been...
Forum: European Delivery 01-21-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By raptorctr
Don't rule out staying in a B&B(Gastehaus). We...

Don't rule out staying in a B&B(Gastehaus). We prefer these, since staying in hotels can be so boring. I went to school in Salzburg and lived on Moosstrasse, so this was homecoming for me. ...
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By raptorctr
Ryan/Easy jet are a great way to get around. We...

Ryan/Easy jet are a great way to get around. We left our car at Rome airport (sorry not milan), but didn't have any troubles. A tad spendy though!

Driving...piece of cake. Those things are...
Forum: European Delivery 01-15-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By raptorctr
Gig103 brings up a good point. Your local dealer...

Gig103 brings up a good point. Your local dealer may not give you a loaner if you didn't buy from them. Mine won't, they make you take the van with everybody else. Considering my baby has been in...
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By raptorctr
Can't really go wrong with either. We were in...

Can't really go wrong with either. We were in Venice in Sept, and it was packed. Tourists couldn't stop tripping over each other. In Prague in Aug, hardly anybody there. Depends what you like. ...
Forum: European Delivery 01-04-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By raptorctr
I did Krakow to Budapest route, it's a very, very...

I did Krakow to Budapest route, it's a very, very long drive(ie slow). We took the direct shot (E77) which is basically a straight shot. At that time (1 1/2 years ago)...they were working to build...
Forum: European Delivery 12-20-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,374
Posted By raptorctr
I took the Romantic Road from Fussen on our way...

I took the Romantic Road from Fussen on our way up to Rothenburg. Well technically I only drove it about an hour. We like to say there was nothing Romantic about it, especially following a string...
Forum: European Delivery 08-23-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By raptorctr
It depends where you traveling. If you stay a bit...

It depends where you traveling. If you stay a bit off the beaten path/smaller cities, B&B's are the best way. If your doing huge cities, I preferred the hotels. The bigger cities you can use...
Forum: European Delivery 08-23-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By raptorctr
See below..computer hiccuped!

See below..computer hiccuped!
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