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Forum: General BMW Questions 05-09-2016, 08:01 AM
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Views: 269
Posted By KingpenM3
8 passenger European cars of the 70's??

Might be an odd question, might be in the wrong forum. But lately I have had an odd obsession with 3 rowed american vehicles from the 70's, my oddball favorite is the caprice classic. At some point I...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-22-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By KingpenM3
We were told that the factory was open for all of...

We were told that the factory was open for all of the days that they do deliveries. Tour was pretty amazing. We did the factory tour in Munich a few years ago, got to see stamping, welding, and...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-22-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By KingpenM3
So we got lucky and the weather was wonderful,...

So we got lucky and the weather was wonderful, just a little cold, but beautiful bright sun!

We had a M3, M4, and X4 being delivered and that is what they had waiting for us outside. Only...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-20-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By KingpenM3
All sounds great. How are +1's worked in? Do they...

All sounds great. How are +1's worked in? Do they do some driving? Same car? I'm just trying to imagine my wife getting behind the wheel of anything on a track.

Do they do a hot lap riding with...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-20-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By KingpenM3
Good deal, driving in the rain sounds fun to me! ...

Good deal, driving in the rain sounds fun to me!

But I'm also trying to give my wife a decent idea of how to dress and what to expect.

What time is the factory tour? Anyone have a schedule for...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-19-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By KingpenM3
What to expect if the weather goes bad for PCD?

My PCD is in two days!!!! But the weather looks like it is getting cold and wet. Anyone dealt with this before? How did it change the itinerary for your PCD day?
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-08-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By KingpenM3
From the Zentrum website: ...

From the Zentrum website:

https://www.bmwusfactory.com/zentrum/general-information/tour-and-museum-hours/
Forum: European Delivery 01-08-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By KingpenM3
Quite an interesting area for sure. Especially...

Quite an interesting area for sure. Especially with the Passion Play going on just on the other side of the mountain.

After asking for some more help, I've been told that the only American...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-06-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By KingpenM3
Good deal. I've got 2 days of driving ahead of...

Good deal. I've got 2 days of driving ahead of me, and I'm trying to figure out a reasonable stopping point. Leaving by 2 will work out great.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-06-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By KingpenM3
Quick question, what time should I expect to leave from PCD? (After ED)

I'm just trying to make travel plans for the day of my PCD. I believe that the ED customers are done a bit earlier because they don't do the new car walk through over again. So what time would you...
Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By KingpenM3
Yes!! That's the tunnel (in the pictures). ...

Yes!! That's the tunnel (in the pictures).

So is that one of the entrances to the "Duck" facility (Flugzeugfabrik Eschenlohe "Ente")? Forgive me if I missed the connection in the link.

Just...
Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By KingpenM3
Thanks for the links, great stuff. I'm going to...

Thanks for the links, great stuff. I'm going to have to go watch Momuments Men now.

Here is a map of where I think the bunker doors where. The mountainside to the Northwest of the road between...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-05-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,953
Posted By KingpenM3
Awesome. What do the writings, logos say?

Awesome. What do the writings, logos say?
Forum: European Delivery 01-04-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By KingpenM3
Help me with some Bavarian WW2 history

There were a couple of things I made notes to learn more about while on a castle tour while on my trip.

1) On our way to Linderhof we passed the doors of a bunker going straight into a mountain...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-02-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 9,018
Posted By KingpenM3
Do BMW Diesels have an extra large hole to fuel...

Do BMW Diesels have an extra large hole to fuel through that can accommodate the largest of fuel pumps like they have at truck stops?

I only own one road going diesel, an motorhome, and mostly...
Forum: European Delivery 12-29-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By KingpenM3
Great stuff. Thanks.

Great stuff. Thanks.
Forum: European Delivery 12-29-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By KingpenM3
More great stuff. Thanks. Yea, I hate to be like...

More great stuff. Thanks. Yea, I hate to be like everyone else, but a Friday would really be great for me. And I'm willing to push it back a bit if they can make that happen.
Forum: European Delivery 12-29-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By KingpenM3
Thanks for all of the information. For better or...

Thanks for all of the information. For better or worse, I guess I had it in my head it was a bit quicker than 30 days, so more waiting, but that will be easier on my schedule, work and travel. Thanks...
Forum: European Delivery 12-29-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By KingpenM3
PCD scheduling after ED

My car got to port (Brunswick) yesterday evening. Any ideas on the timeline going forward towards PCD? It seems like it will be difficult to arrange travel (flight) and work in such a short period of...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-24-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By KingpenM3
Well hell, I guess I'll be the first to ask...

Well hell, I guess I'll be the first to ask someone to get a car on a real dyno and off the butt dyno.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-21-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,420
Posted By KingpenM3
The most local dealer to me does a "Laser etched...

The most local dealer to me does a "Laser etched Vin" for $750 on every car. And the one time I got serious about getting a car off of their lot, they gladly offered it to me a 100% msrp. Just...
Forum: European Delivery 12-14-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By KingpenM3
On the Eurasion Highway!

Looks like the ship set sail from Bremerhaven on December 9th.

(I left my car at the Welt to be flatbedded to LOGINOUT on 11/30)
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-07-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,607
Posted By KingpenM3
My experience may or may not be related to yours,...

My experience may or may not be related to yours, but my steering wheel did exactly that, exactly. And it wasn't in for service, just one day I noticed it. I figured I might have done it with a...
Forum: European Delivery 12-01-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By KingpenM3
Thanks guys! 2nd ED, just as exciting....

Thanks guys!

2nd ED, just as exciting. Absolutely a blast. I really could spend just hours taking pictures around the Welt. Might have been a good thing that the museum was closed. But I really...
Forum: European Delivery 11-30-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By KingpenM3
12 hour compliance

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk186/kingpenm3/Thanksgiving%202015%20European%20Trip/IMG_20151130_1848029_zpskt3cfgyb.jpg...
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