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Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,859
Posted By okc329
Be Aware of Winter Tire Requirements

Some of the countries require winter tires for driving on certain roads after a certain date. Make certain you understand those issues. Bravaria is beautiful. A trip over to Sruttgart to see the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,343
Posted By okc329
We spent a couple of nights there on a Mercedes...

We spent a couple of nights there on a Mercedes European Delivery. I really recommend a trip to the American Military Cemetery at Normandy Beach. It a special place.
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By okc329
Great photos ...

you have a talented eye. Keep shooting!

Car is not bad either!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-26-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,422
Posted By okc329
Tale of Three Autos ...

As you will recall, the BMW Ultimate Driving Event was to provide the new 5 series cars and comparable models from Mercedes Benz and Lexus for back to back to back comparisons. Some dealers have...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By okc329

here in Missouri, I don't think you should have to pay taxes until you go to the DMV to get Missouri plates. You might even get the dealer to give you a paper tag that you can drive on for 30 days...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-13-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,154
Posted By okc329
Saturday Afternoon Comparo

Wife was out of town so I drove a couple of new cars I've been studying. First up was the new BMW 535i. I drove over an assortment of rougher streets and two freeways. I found car to be very...
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By okc329
Here in the Show-me State ...

you don't pay the sales tax until you get your permanent license plates. And you can drive on a temporary paper plate you stick in the rear window for up to 30 days after taking delivery of the car...
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,086
Posted By okc329
Ucla95, perhaps your car is being modified to run...

Ucla95, perhaps your car is being modified to run on bio-diesel, saw grass or methane from cow waste. Sure you didn't check off one of those options?
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,709
Posted By okc329
Credit Card Issues in Europe

Yesterday I was listening to a radio travel program and the host noted that more and more establishments in Europe are not accepting credit cards unless they are of the newer type with embedded chips...
Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,355
Posted By okc329
Brings back "fond" memories ....

When I did my Mercedes ED years ago,, the last leg of the driving was from Lille, France, to the Harms drop-off which was near the Arc. I got pretty far into Paris, lost my nerve and at my...
Forum: European Delivery 05-15-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By okc329
I recommend that ...

everybody visit the U.S. Military Cemetery after viewing the beach and those cliffs at Pointe du Hoc. Ask yourself if you would have challenged those.

Spent a couple of nights in Lille with day...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 19,321
Posted By okc329
have they substituted ...

an Audi for the Lexus GS350?
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By okc329
Exactly what ...

have you been given and by whom? Are you financing through BMW or a bank, credit union, etc.?
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By okc329
You should have been told ..

of the start date by your lender. Also, it should be stated on your loan agreement.
Forum: European Delivery 05-02-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,079
Posted By okc329
Per Johnathan's numbers ...

I calculate the 2011 530D fuel economy he received as 26.4 mpg. Is that really that outstanding?
Forum: European Delivery 04-29-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By okc329
I don't think ...

this forum is a place to express political views, but in case it is, I think that either of the Bushes was far preferable to the "Obamanation" in place now!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-25-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,517
Posted By okc329
Does Spira get .....

a comp'd set of new BMW wheels to drive from BMW each time he takes one of his trips over there? If so, shouldn't he include the valu of that on his annual IRS filing???
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-24-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,869
Posted By okc329
Does anybody have ....

confidential ED wholsale pricing for the 5 Series GT cars that they will share?

Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-23-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,517
Posted By okc329

Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,869
Posted By okc329
535GT At Dealer's

I was somewhat surprised to see a fairly well equipped 535 GT in dealers storage area this AM. Thought they would be along later. Stickered for a little under $62K. Was really surprised to see...
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By okc329
Useful info regarding this question ....

can be found here:

Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-04-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,008
Posted By okc329
Question ....

In this discussion do "invoice" and "wholesale" mean the same thing?
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By okc329

I certainly agree with you. I was making reference to Jonathan's opening post.
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By okc329
The data msy not be that conclusive .....

because there may be a considerable number of ED's that are not being recorded in your tool or your tool may be well liked enough that you are capturing a disproportionate share of actual ED's. Any...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By okc329
It will take you all day to drive ...

across France. The Normandy beach area is very interesting. You can actually go into some of the old German fortifications overlooking the beach. American Military Cemetery at Omaha Beach is very...
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