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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Northcar
Photo Confirmation of the Transit Ship Sighting in Japan

Following up on the surprising coincidence ------

OK, here are some still captures from the video camera I had just by chance had running. These photos visually evidence the above described...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-23-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By Northcar
That's OK, some of our best fans root for us...

That's OK, some of our best fans root for us except for the game we play with their team. Nothing like Fall football up at fan friendly Ryan Field in Evanston.
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Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Northcar
Were they using the larger sized iPhone 6? I...

Were they using the larger sized iPhone 6? I believe the cameras are different between the two. Since I use my iPhone 5s a lot for pictures I will have to decide between the larger or smaller 6 when...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Northcar
As a footnote - here is a photo from an ED past...

As a footnote - here is a photo from an ED past in which the sunroom is pictured.

Just curious, as a note to the OP, how did the Castle visit go and did you end up at the Muller for dinner?
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Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By Northcar
Feel free to head over to my ED thread which also...

Feel free to head over to my ED thread which also tracked a car heading to the West Coast. The tracking posts start on the second page and I provide links to the various websites I used including...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-23-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By Northcar
Assume you may get better answers by using the...

Assume you may get better answers by using the search feature. My recollection is that 12 to 15% off MSRP seem to be figures that have been thrown about. Of course a lot depends on the individual...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-23-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By Northcar
Can the dealer "work with you" to make up the...

Can the dealer "work with you" to make up the difference by lowering the cost of the car? Would it be worth waiting until the disputed issue is resolved in your favor? Will be of interest to learn...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,000
Posted By Northcar
Mystery solved!

Much thanks.

We now know the answer to the mystery of whether the transport ship would be heading back through the Panama Canal or continuing on to circle the globe.

As to the continuing...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By Northcar
Our Rhine boat travel was from the river port...

Our Rhine boat travel was from the river port nearest Frankfurt to Koblenz and back. For your schedule it would likely make sense to depart and return from Koblenz. As to a specific place to stay...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,543
Posted By Northcar
I guess that is good news. Sounds like there...

I guess that is good news. Sounds like there were no further delays and you made it to your destination. Looking forward to your report on how the day at the WELT went.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-21-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,944
Posted By Northcar
If that is the case you should be able to get...

If that is the case you should be able to get some significant concessions from the dealership you are working with as they do not want to get stuck with a used car that they can no longer sell as a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-21-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Northcar
I realize the OP was asking about a fixed roof 4...

I realize the OP was asking about a fixed roof 4 Series. Since the option you recommend (The 1up rack) is lightweight aluminum and attaches to the back of the car is there any reason it would not...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Northcar
Alternatively, if you just want to enjoy some...

Alternatively, if you just want to enjoy some driving experience then head up to Rothenburg or down to Salzburg, spending a night and day at either place, and then drive back to Munich to drop off...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Northcar
First, you are going to love the experience at...

First, you are going to love the experience at the WELT. Like you, our prior BMW ED was in 2007 before the WELT opened and our 2nd was this year at the WELT. No experience to comment on your...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Northcar
[quote=alpsrider;9139395]that looks like a much...

[quote=alpsrider;9139395]that looks like a much more relaxed itinerary.

+1

With regard to Salzburg, this being the 50th Anniversary of the film Sound of Music there are some added events that...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-19-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By Northcar
Mineral gray is a tough color to photograph as it...

Mineral gray is a tough color to photograph as it often comes out looking black. Your photo did the car justice.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By Northcar
Also with the advent of the 340i I believe there...

Also with the advent of the 340i I believe there may be some added color options to check out as well.
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By Northcar
+1 Especially the bolded advice. You might...

+1 Especially the bolded advice. You might want to even consider a day trip on board a boat on the Rhine itself leaving your car parked.
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Northcar
My two cents would be to head up to Rothenburg or...

My two cents would be to head up to Rothenburg or add a day or two to better see Germany, Austria or Northern Italy. I would save Switzerland for another ED, especially since Switzerland does not...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 716
Posted By Northcar
Sounds good, but a photo of the described...

Sounds good, but a photo of the described configuration would be welcome.
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,000
Posted By Northcar
BMW 435i xDrive Convertible - M-Sport, Mineral Grey,Coral Red Interior + Leather Dash

For completeness, here are a few shots of our European Delivery vehicle here on American shores:

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b358/dalejay/Mobile%20Uploads/photo_zps3a33f034.jpg
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Forum: European Delivery 06-11-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By Northcar
That is cool that the castle hotel got to keep...

That is cool that the castle hotel got to keep the prop car and it was there for you to see. My movie mania hasn't led to naming pets, but I do have some props from the Jackie Chan/Owen Wilson film...
Forum: European Delivery 06-10-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,000
Posted By Northcar
Just curious. How long did it eventually take...

Just curious. How long did it eventually take for you to reconnect with your red ride? I assume there was at least an additional week to get from Port Hueneme to Seattle? Did it look as great on...
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,688
Posted By Northcar
Thanks for the effort and have to agree your blog...

Thanks for the effort and have to agree your blog is epic in more than just length. The GoPro video clips were entertaining as well. Pretty cool that you caught the festival there in Rothenburg as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By Northcar
Seeing this thread brought back memories. Back...

Seeing this thread brought back memories. Back in circa 2007/2008 I originated a thread titled something to the effect of "Things you didn't know about your 3 Series." In trying to locate it on...
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