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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By Dave 20T
After taking delivery of the new car, the well...

After taking delivery of the new car, the well being of the car is almost more important than human life. :rofl: Munich is not hazardous to cars compared to many cities but the city center is a bit...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,981
Posted By Dave 20T
I may not want to drive a manual after I am...

I may not want to drive a manual after I am elderly and after knee or hip surgery. I do hope that when I am ready to buy a 2028 318i (K30), there will still be a manual. I am not optimistic. By that...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,012
Posted By Dave 20T
Th.e Thalatta is almost near Boston. It should...

Th.e Thalatta is almost near Boston. It should arrive in Baltimore on Saturday then on to Panama then Port Hueneme, California.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-17-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,727
Posted By Dave 20T
Nice car. Consider European spec driver's mirror...

Nice car. Consider European spec driver's mirror glass replacement and cut out a circular piece of red vinyl with adhesive and stick it over the keyhole. You can use a dime to draw a circle.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-17-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Dave 20T
I've mentioned this several times in different...

I've mentioned this several times in different threads. Mercedes Benz owners manual says to use 3 psi than the sticker for better handling and gas mileage at the expense of slight decrease in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,406
Posted By Dave 20T
So far, all posters have self control and do not...

So far, all posters have self control and do not try to outrun the police or pull out a gun. Some people lack that self control.

There's a state Highway where the speed limit was lowered from 45...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By Dave 20T
Different car. 320i, not automatic, not X drive....

Different car. 320i, not automatic, not X drive. The AWD system does have lower mpg. Also I inflated the tires 3 psi higher than the door label because I read in a Mercedes owner's manual that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By Dave 20T
I got 42.7 mpg and 40.4 mpg but I'm not sure if...

I got 42.7 mpg and 40.4 mpg but I'm not sure if the gas pump shut off early. The gas gauge did read full, though. If it shut off one gallon less than full then the 40.4 mpg reading would be about 36...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Dave 20T
If true, it is a bad development. I like a light...

If true, it is a bad development. I like a light interior, whether beige or light gray. Mercedes C class has light gray available. A lighter color makes it easier to see things inside and makes the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,012
Posted By Dave 20T
The agony of waiting for your car is one...

The agony of waiting for your car is one drawback.

For this project, even though the trip ended, transport is expected as follows:

ship: Thalatta
Bremerhaven July 7, 2016
Port Hueneme,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By Dave 20T
You may need to change the whole turn signal...

You may need to change the whole turn signal which may be $35. I bought 3 parts for about $110, bottom black piece, mirror turn signal, and black rim around the glass.

The steps to changing the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-07-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,012
Posted By Dave 20T
The project is not over. The ship carrying some...

The project is not over. The ship carrying some of the project's "cars" is set to leave on Saturday. Oh, the long wait.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-04-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,318
Posted By Dave 20T
1. Potentially better workmanship as one can...

1. Potentially better workmanship as one can allow nearly every drop of oil to drain out.
2. Able to use the exact bran of oil that the owner desires.
3. Way to become familiar with the car...
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Dave 20T
I found people in Germany are very willing to...

I found people in Germany are very willing to speak English. However, they are not out of their way friendly. French people, particularly in the north are often friendly. In both countries, many...
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Dave 20T
No worries at all. If you are worried, check in...

No worries at all. If you are worried, check in for your flight first. You can park free in front of the Log In Out office while you check in for the flight. Terminal 2 (Lufthansa, Air Canada,...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-29-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 811
Posted By Dave 20T
Canada doesn't fully use the metric system. ...

Canada doesn't fully use the metric system.

Look at the real estate listings. Houses are listed in square feet, no metric system in sight.

Ask someone their height and weight and they will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Dave 20T
Best way to proceed might be to just accept it....

Best way to proceed might be to just accept it. Or choose between two pieces and see if one can be returned.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Dave 20T
1. Highly individualized. Some must have...

1. Highly individualized. Some must have automatic transmission. Others must have a moonroof. Some must have xenon headlights. Some must have the sports package for the suspension. Some don't need...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,012
Posted By Dave 20T
Even a simulated wait, like this project, is...

Even a simulated wait, like this project, is agony. The cars have still not left port.

Oh, I didn't mention that there have been a few reports of the warning triangle brackets being removed at the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dave 20T
There's always a risk of major damage in an...

There's always a risk of major damage in an accident due to unfamiliar roads. The risk is small but has happened. Therefore, I don't fault someone for picking their car at the end. You wouldn't have...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-26-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 859
Posted By Dave 20T
Write to the city and state highway department...

Write to the city and state highway department for better signage and starting the lower speed limit after the bottom of the hill.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-26-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 859
Posted By Dave 20T
This is so bad. It is not like the highway has a...

This is so bad. It is not like the highway has a dangerous and urbanized area so the speed limit drops from 65 to 55 and you were ticket for going 73. Motorists should blockade the city until the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Dave 20T
What is the exact model and size of the tyre that...

What is the exact model and size of the tyre that you experience tramlining?

I used to be a firm opponent of run flats but I am closer to being converted. I do have a full sized spare, which is...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,012
Posted By Dave 20T
Waiting for your European Delivery car to arrive...

Waiting for your European Delivery car to arrive home is always agony.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,234
Posted By Dave 20T
I wonder if an engine blocker heater would be...

I wonder if an engine blocker heater would be useful? Canadian cars have them. In Canada, it's common to find magnetic ones that stick to the oil pan but many cars now have a plastic splash guard...
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