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Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By tschryver
I would agree with that, presuming you own it...

I would agree with that, presuming you own it already and the 'cost' you incur is the hassle of carrying it. Not sure I'd buy one just for the trip though.
Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By tschryver
I bluetoothed (blueteethed?) music as well and...

I bluetoothed (blueteethed?) music as well and did not find it to be a terrible battery draw on long legs - but it just meant that I needed to think about being charged before getting in the car...
Forum: European Delivery 12-30-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By tschryver
Europe GPS maps on data stick

Just completed ED on a 335xi (estoril blue m-sport, pic attached). One surprise - to me at least - was that the 3-series has only one USB port - which, if you have nav, must be used for euro maps...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,118
Posted By tschryver
No sport pack or suspension mods.

No sport pack or suspension mods.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-11-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By tschryver
Thanks... that makes me feel better!

Thanks... that makes me feel better!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-11-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By tschryver
So if you got a call from a manager at BMW NA...

So if you got a call from a manager at BMW NA telling you that your customer had called them because they weren't getting resolution, that wouldn't impact your relationship with that customer going...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-11-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By tschryver
Question to dealer lurkers - how to engage BMW NA

Wondering if anyone who works for a dealer could give me some advice. I have an issue that is languishing over several weeks where the dealer is telling me "we've been asking BMW NA but they aren't...
Forum: European Delivery 12-10-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By tschryver
Nice bokeh!

Nice bokeh!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-21-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By tschryver
Is that right hand drive or is there something...

Is that right hand drive or is there something funny about the interior pic?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-21-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,588
Posted By tschryver
"suicide"? That feels overly dramatic to me......

"suicide"? That feels overly dramatic to me... having lived in northern, mid-atlantic, and southern climates, ten times out of ten I'd rather drive with all-weathers on a heavy fresh cold snow than...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-16-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,118
Posted By tschryver
Thanks for letting me know. This sure clears a...

Thanks for letting me know. This sure clears a lot up - I am a stupid girly man! I am looking forward to the harmony I will feel having recognized your innate superiority. Thank you, Mr. Big Brain...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-11-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,504
Posted By tschryver
I had an '08 335i convertible through two upstate...

I had an '08 335i convertible through two upstate New York winters. Obviously that's the retractable hard top (more on that in a sec) but I can validate your point - RWD is really not that big a...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-09-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,118
Posted By tschryver
A couple of clarifications: 1. I was...

A couple of clarifications:

1. I was referring to the nav functionality specifically. I am glad I got the package so that I could have the screen for "vehicle management", music, etc. For these...
Forum: European Delivery 11-07-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,843
Posted By tschryver
To provide my $0.02 to the original question... ...

To provide my $0.02 to the original question...

If you ever have had any desire to drive on a track, you should do it, no question.

That said, I had a feeling going in, and therefore bought...
Forum: European Delivery 11-07-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By tschryver
Everything worked with standard iPod cable. ...

Everything worked with standard iPod cable. Strangely, when plugged in, playback from my phone would 'hiccup' every 3 - 5 minutes, which was pretty annoying. No such effect when my friend's was...
Forum: European Delivery 11-07-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By tschryver
Reactions to recent ED experience and trip

Just wrapping up a 12 day, 1,700 mi ED trip with my new 135i and thought I'd post some random reactions and thoughts in case they help anyone.

1. I was very glad that we arrived the day before...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-07-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,118
Posted By tschryver
135i vs 335i thoughts

I had an '08 335i convertible, and am about to end an ED trip where I put about 1,700 mi on my new '11 135i convertible. Some thoughts and reactions, fwiw:

1. Size: For driver and front seat pax...
Forum: European Delivery 10-27-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 54,554
Posted By tschryver
I'll add my 2,000 words here... beautiful day...

I'll add my 2,000 words here... beautiful day today, sunny. Snowed in the last couple days.
Forum: European Delivery 10-27-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By tschryver
12 hr compliance

Smooth delivery today. No strike issues with U-Bahn at all, and can vouch for the Sheraton Four Points right by the Welt - hotel is plenty fine and convenience of location can't be beat. Appreciate...
Forum: European Delivery 10-21-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By tschryver
Could be a misstatement of the MSRP increase that...

Could be a misstatement of the MSRP increase that just went through?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-15-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,265
Posted By tschryver
Ard, I agree with you and the other posters...

Ard,

I agree with you and the other posters that the survey is bogus and a silly instrument. It's a waste of time that does not measure what it sets out to measure. What Will (very generously)...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By tschryver
ipod cable

The new iPod interface that started with September build cars apparently does not require the old "Y" cable. As I understand it, that cable was not provided by the Welt and therefore folks doing ED...
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,957
Posted By tschryver
Truly you are a better human being than the rest...

Truly you are a better human being than the rest of us poor schleps who can't write $60,000 checks. Thanks so much for enlightening us with your wisdom! You remind me of some of the earliest...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-05-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By tschryver
That's odd, ride with G says that Oct rates = Sep...

That's odd, ride with G says that Oct rates = Sep rates, but another poster said that they were at their dealer over the w/e and the rate for 135i coupe dropped to .00130. My dealer also said to me,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-13-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By tschryver
I have generally found BMWFS to be pretty...

I have generally found BMWFS to be pretty easygoing in their end of lease inspections, although it sounds like over the years there's been a transition of this inspection work from the dealer to a...
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