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Forum: European Delivery 12-12-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By RVD
It has been stated here before but I do the...

It has been stated here before but I do the following:

1) Capital One credit card - no foreign transaction fees...I use this wherever I can.
2) Wells Fargo ATM card - I take out a lot of cash so...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-01-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By RVD
transfer lease for profit (activehybrid 7 - $635/mo)

I got in on the once-in-a-lifetime type ActiveHybrid 7 deal a couple of years ago for my 2012. It's an awesome car and my lease payments are great since it's only $635/mo + tax (did european...
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,099
Posted By RVD
I did the same thing as Tom and some of the...

I did the same thing as Tom and some of the others where I put my ED plate in the front and got a custom plate for the back with the zoll sticker. I was never pulled over, etc.

But I have since...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-06-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,192
Posted By RVD
burning oil on activehybrid 7?

anyone else losing oil?

i had the oil light turn on so i took it to the dealer where they ran some diagnostics and added a quart of oil.

2 months later same thing...dealerships checked for...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By RVD
Actually I don't know what was up, I did this...

Actually I don't know what was up, I did this itinerary this past February 2012. I think my total in taxes was under $100.

I am trying to remember the exact airplanes but I think I flew Air...
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By RVD
I did a layover and open jaw for my last ED. ...

I did a layover and open jaw for my last ED.

LAX-LHR (12 hour sightseeing so no layover)-AMS (layover)-MUC
(drove to Czech and Hamburg and dropped off the car in Hamburg)
HAM-MAD (23 hours...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,634
Posted By RVD
but not right before you drive...

but not right before you drive...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-04-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By RVD
job at Amazon. yes, i am aware of all of the...

job at Amazon.

yes, i am aware of all of the reasons why redondo beach is better than seattle (i.e. weather) but i think i'll enjoy it.

other than weather, i think everything else is actually...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-28-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By RVD
Moving from California to Washington

I am considering a relocation from CA to WA.

I am leasing 2 BMWs.

Both cars were leased here in CA so my sales tax is paid each month with each payment.

BMW #1 has a lease that is up in Jan...
Forum: European Delivery 05-25-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By RVD
as you probably guessed by now, most of us in...

as you probably guessed by now, most of us in here are used to working with board sponsors so the deals that we get are generally better than that. but i don't think you did really bad. i've known...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-24-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,937
Posted By RVD
i get about 16-17 mpg mostly city going to work...

i get about 16-17 mpg mostly city going to work (18 miles each way).

on the freeway, i usually get around 20-22mpg.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-24-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,937
Posted By RVD
i get about 16-17 mpg mostly city going to work...

i get about 16-17 mpg mostly city going to work (18 miles each way).

on the freeway, i usually get around 20-22mpg.
Forum: European Delivery 05-24-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,941
Posted By RVD
i'm an amateur photographer so i need my big...

i'm an amateur photographer so i need my big stuff...Canon 1Ds, 17-40L, etc.

but as y'all probably know, it's almost never the camera, it's the photographer.

here's a guy who took some wedding...
Forum: European Delivery 05-18-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,137
Posted By RVD
why not? i ate it...:( or :)?

why not? i ate it...:( or :)?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-17-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,937
Posted By RVD
i do not use auto hold. i press the brake and...

i do not use auto hold. i press the brake and when the light is about to turn red, i pull up on the brake so the engine turns on and then press the brakes again.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-01-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,514
Posted By RVD
yes, he is blessed. but you're blessed for...

yes, he is blessed.

but you're blessed for getting the better deal.

RVD.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-30-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,514
Posted By RVD
nice car. looking good. put it in sport mode...

nice car. looking good. put it in sport mode and step on the gas and you'll fly...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,806
Posted By RVD
After a long flight, if you don't want to deal...

After a long flight, if you don't want to deal with having to push/pull your luggage and walking, etc. then I would recommend that you just take a taxi or book a ride with Rolf.

When traveling...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-26-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,681
Posted By RVD
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-xqqi6XjqGGw/T5m...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-xqqi6XjqGGw/T5mHhLZWylI/AAAAAAAAA5k/JFM2Uw2_WxM/s400/20120426_103405.jpg

So it says both...use unleaded gas premium and then underneath it says minimum octane 89.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-25-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,681
Posted By RVD
89 octane?

i always use premium unleaded gas (91 octane around here) but i noticed that my car gas cap sticker says to use a minimum of 89 octane.

can i get away with using 89 octane gas? i don't get any...
Forum: European Delivery 04-24-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By RVD
i've been to venice a few times and i always stay...

i've been to venice a few times and i always stay at the locanda bareteri. the location is awesome...right smack in the middle of venice so it is a few minutes walk to piazza san marco and a few...
Forum: European Delivery 04-24-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,326
Posted By RVD
yeah that was also my goal..to turn in the car...

yeah that was also my goal..to turn in the car running on fumes. oh well, didn't really work out that way because i was in the czech republic where gas is a little cheaper so i filled up there.
...
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,809
Posted By RVD
thanks. i'm going to get my windows tinted this...

thanks. i'm going to get my windows tinted this weekend so i'll see if the guys there have some for me to use.
Forum: European Delivery 04-19-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,809
Posted By RVD
revamping an old thread. my car had the...

revamping an old thread.

my car had the double sided foam tape on the front license plate. however, it looks like my plate is starting to fall off. any thoughts on what the best replacement...
Forum: European Delivery 04-19-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By RVD
are you the same guy that knows all about car...

are you the same guy that knows all about car detailing?

it was a pretty big thread around here in december.
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