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Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,093
Posted By NagoC50
Can't laugh too much as my home state (PA) has...

Can't laugh too much as my home state (PA) has towns named Intercourse and Blue Ball....
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,882
Posted By NagoC50
Beth - you may want to think about a Fuji XPro1?...

Beth - you may want to think about a Fuji XPro1? An APS-C sensor, so it's not a tiny P&S and all the manual control you want. Leica sized and a nice variety of lenses are available.

For travel,...
Forum: European Delivery 05-25-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,882
Posted By NagoC50
For me, the photographic opportunities are a main...

For me, the photographic opportunities are a main reason for travel and as a semi-professional photographer (it doesn't pay all of my mortgage yet) I know I am taking a DSLR with lenses to suit the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,640
Posted By NagoC50
When you are looking at 328s listen carefully to...

When you are looking at 328s listen carefully to the engine at idle. If you hear tick -- tick -- tick like a clapped-out '72 Buick then it hasn't been fixed. Do a search and you'll find references...
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,950
Posted By NagoC50
Looks like great fun, I am looking forward to...

Looks like great fun, I am looking forward to seeing your posts, BG.

When I saw "almost disaster" -- given your trip a few years ago -- oh, no! Glad the luggage foible was resolved.

I do...
Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By NagoC50
I feel for all of you. My ED was this time last...

I feel for all of you. My ED was this time last year (actually, come to think of it, we flew back home today :bawling:)

In the end, the volcano didn't cause any interruptions for us but it really...
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By NagoC50
Alpe d'huez stage will be nuts. That's...

Alpe d'huez stage will be nuts.

That's really all I can say about that. Some folks get there days early and imagine that many people coming back down.

Unless you're really lucky I wouldn't...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-17-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,411
Posted By NagoC50
My two main concerns would be what transmission...

My two main concerns would be what transmission is in the thing and whether the original owner went above the "free" maintenance schedule on fluid changes and filter. At that mileage out of...
Forum: European Delivery 05-16-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By NagoC50
I picked up adapter plugs at Radio Shack. The...

I picked up adapter plugs at Radio Shack. The converter (also purchased at Radio Shack) was a gift (and we never used the thing on the trip). Only needed the adapter plugs for the devices I had --...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,178
Posted By NagoC50
Alright -- I'll bite as I am one of the resident...

Alright -- I'll bite as I am one of the resident JD's around here. As usual, though, the legal disclaimer -- I am not and have never been licensed to practice in NC, GA and none of this is legal...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,775
Posted By NagoC50
Listen to those guys that are telling you to make...

Listen to those guys that are telling you to make the best of tough situation. You know the old saying about making lemonade when handed lemons.

From the sounds of it, your new M will be just...
Forum: European Delivery 03-29-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By NagoC50
As the father of an 8 year old -- I tip my hat to...

As the father of an 8 year old -- I tip my hat to you for taking your daughter!

Safe travels and I love that Touring. With BMW supposedly killing off the FXX 3er Touring in the US, I've been...
Forum: European Delivery 03-10-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By NagoC50
+1 with Pharding. As for the castle area -- I...

+1 with Pharding.
As for the castle area -- I would recommend the Hotel Mueller, btw. At base of Neuschwanstein. Wonderful dinner and service.

Like most folks here, when I think of ED...
Forum: European Delivery 03-07-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By NagoC50
Like you Dunderhi, we did an ED last May. This...

Like you Dunderhi, we did an ED last May. This story reminds me of a great memory from our trip. My wife and I were in a great conversation with some local fellows at the Paulaner Brauhaus --- who...
Forum: European Delivery 02-24-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 50,020
Posted By NagoC50
Hey Boothguy, we do expect another fantastic Trip...

Hey Boothguy, we do expect another fantastic Trip Report....sans the mechanical troubles, of course.
Forum: European Delivery 01-04-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By NagoC50
+1 w/ rmorin. I see the OP is from Florida --...

+1 w/ rmorin. I see the OP is from Florida -- not sure of your level of winter driving experience -- but you really do need to rent. Forget about the chance of snow for a moment, freezing winter...
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 50,020
Posted By NagoC50
Fishskis, if I can throw my own 2 cents in, I...

Fishskis, if I can throw my own 2 cents in, I can't say what standard setting is on a non-EDC car, whether it be comfort or some degree between that and sport. I agree with Chris, though, that it...
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By NagoC50
Put together by Alfred G. This will cover some...

Put together by Alfred G. This will cover some of your route.

We (largely) followed this from Fussen to Salzburg in May. Spectacular. :D
...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,470
Posted By NagoC50
East coast ED here. Drop off in Munich 5/20...

East coast ED here. Drop off in Munich 5/20 redelivery in Pittsburgh 7/2. '

I dropped in Munich specifically because BMW advises that outside of Germany may take a longer -- unspecified --...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By NagoC50
Like an emergency vest, I believe that the...

Like an emergency vest, I believe that the triangle and first aid kit are required to be in the vehicle under German law. Nice of BMW to supply the latter two items. The first aid kit is actually...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-15-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,405
Posted By NagoC50
I don't get the X5 or X6 "M" cars, er, I mean,...

I don't get the X5 or X6 "M" cars, er, I mean, truck or SAV. Whatever they are....

But, I could care less whether a regular 3 series can have an M look. I like the fact that my M3 is low-key. ...
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,300
Posted By NagoC50
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=254757&highlight=alpenstrasse

Check out the above thread for Alpenstrasse route and some tips by others. Great drive. If weather is nice, you...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-09-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By NagoC50
Tischer

Tischer
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,300
Posted By NagoC50
Blauner hits it right, for me. For a short Euro...

Blauner hits it right, for me. For a short Euro D, particularly with an M3, I would go towards the castle area SW of Munich and also over to Berchtesgaden/Salzburg. Map a course on the Alpenstrasse...
Forum: European Delivery 07-01-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,129
Posted By NagoC50
The "giddy voice and sweaty palms" took me right...

The "giddy voice and sweaty palms" took me right back to our ED. :D

Oh my, was that fun. Thanks for sharing!
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