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Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
Finally some updates

Sorry for the delay ... summer really sucks for me. I'll try to carve out some time to automate the analysis to new responses so that you get instant updates.

Meanwhile, we're up to 72 entries...
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
Added a couple of new categories to the summary.

Added a couple of new categories to the summary.
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
You will not be helping Washington's average,...

You will not be helping Washington's average, either :)
Forum: European Delivery 07-01-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
Guess if I chum the waters, I'd better be...

Guess if I chum the waters, I'd better be prepared to feed the sharks :yikes:

Big race coming up so I'll be online infrequently over the next two weeks ... meanwhile, here's some updated data:
...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By gclabbe
Maybe we're turning the corner ... screw came out...

Maybe we're turning the corner ... screw came out and we don't seem to be leaking any air.

Buddy called me at 4 to warn me about another hailstorm coming our way ... I hi-tailed it home and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,239
Posted By gclabbe
Hey skaymakca, you are not alone ... I am...

Hey skaymakca,

you are not alone ... I am not a kid, yet had a very wide range of experiences here in the Denver area.

One dealer (the original) had to be talked down, but very aggressively...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By gclabbe
Mercy!

O.K.

Whomever has their hand on the "didn't post pics in 12 hours" curse switch, please let me go.

We do thank you for letting us tour Germany with zero issues ... but since getting Emmy home:...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,662
Posted By gclabbe
Plain color matched, non-logo'd mats on delivery....

Plain color matched, non-logo'd mats on delivery. Exact same mats still there on re-delivery.

For a mere $85 I've replaced them with rubber BMW mats :)
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 06-22-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,248
Posted By gclabbe
MDM is on anytime I'm driving solo. With my wife...

MDM is on anytime I'm driving solo. With my wife in the car, it's a bit too "jumpy" for her liking.

I'm not suffering the tire slip issues ... guess I've adapted to controlling the throttle. ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
I can do it for you, but after we dropped the...

I can do it for you, but after we dropped the registration part, the system has no way of knowing which entry is yours ... with registration, it would save partial entries and allow you to go back...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
37 entries now ... Summary data on google...

37 entries now ...

Summary data on google docs (http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=rawm5oqY8Zxk9dg7aBUUU1A&output=html)

Highlights

Port City / Avg Days from dropoff to redelivery
Los...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
You should be able to Vern ... I know JSpira...

You should be able to Vern ... I know JSpira entered 3 of his. What error is it giving you? Have you tried closing the browser session and re-opening it?

The software I picked for this is not...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 06-12-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,365
Posted By gclabbe
Oh, just wait until you shift from 1st at 8K and...

Oh, just wait until you shift from 1st at 8K and drop into 2nd right on top of the power curve! Now my wife is starting to get familiar with that handle :rofl:
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 06-11-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,365
Posted By gclabbe
After further investigation into this issue we...

After further investigation into this issue we have some more details:

A) over 3 mountain passes there were 0 (zero) water spills while trying to drink
B) a certain 8-year-old has admitted to...
Forum: European Delivery 06-10-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By gclabbe
Hey Andrew, George Tice was my CA. I met...

Hey Andrew,

George Tice was my CA. I met your guy, though. He's still daydreaming about his own trip and came out to talk during re-delivery :)

Aren't front plates required in Colorado?
...
Forum: European Delivery 06-10-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By gclabbe
Just spent a couple of quick days getting her...

Just spent a couple of quick days getting her past the 1200 mile mark.

Trail Ridge road through RMNP was a lot of fun. Managed to get up there w/o a lot of traffic, had big snow blasting us at...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 06-10-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,365
Posted By gclabbe
Major problem with the M3

I was forced to get out and put 320 miles on Emmy to get her ready for 1200 mile service. In order to get this done and keep varying the RPMs, I chose to spend time driving up and down the Rocky...
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
No problem. Correct the drop off date. Also...

No problem. Correct the drop off date.

Also adjusted the redelivery date per your notes to reflect when the car was ready. The dealer-in to dealer-out date appears to be 0 to 1 days in every...
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By gclabbe
re-delivery survey ??? Oh, yes ... did that...

re-delivery survey ???

Oh, yes ... did that yesterday as a hopeful gesture ... it apparently paid off.

Now, just need the rest of the 'festers to fill it out. We are up to 29 entries.
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By gclabbe
I ended up with my rear plate, the Austrian...

I ended up with my rear plate, the Austrian vignette and the Germany "green" tag. Customs dudes must be on low-key mode right now :)

I'm leaving the stickers on ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By gclabbe
Yep :) She's already been up to 9500' and back...

Yep :) She's already been up to 9500' and back down ... stunning taking a CO canyon road at 60 w/o ever touching the brakes! If I knew how to drive this car and had a guaranteed clear road, it...
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By gclabbe
Emmy's home! Emmy's home!

Absolutely no purpose to this thread but to gloat and be happy :bigpimp::bigpimp::bigpimp:
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
It is a bit of a pain. When I get a few minutes...

It is a bit of a pain. When I get a few minutes (ha) I'll try to figure out how to patch or re-write their code to be less picky.

Here's the good news ... I got to take my own survey :bigpimp:
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,544
Posted By gclabbe
There is a Texas entry that had everything but...

There is a Texas entry that had everything but the re-delivery date filled in. I re-entered it and matched the re-delivery date to the "at dealer" date.

For the lockups, what browser & OS are you...
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By gclabbe
The drives in the cars are specially designed to...

The drives in the cars are specially designed to handle the low-frequency vibration and temperature extremes.

That said, if you value what's on there, use the backup option built into the software...
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