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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By mtavel
Thumbs up Thanks for getting that info for me! ...

Thanks for getting that info for me!

Everything online seems to say that 82mm is what most roundels are. Several posts and advertisements say the X3 trunk roundel is a different size, but they...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By mtavel
Question What diameter is trunk roundel on 2004 X3?

Could someone please tell me what the diameter is of the roundel on the trunk of a 2004 X3 3.0? Please :)

A friend of mine is buying an X3 and needs to get a replacement trunk roundel, but wants...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By mtavel
Thanks for the reply though :thumbup: I'm...

Thanks for the reply though :thumbup: I'm still at the dealership waiting, and probably will be for a while, so if anybody can find this, I'd still appreciate the document. And probably future...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By mtavel
Exclamation PDF format Sirius Install Document (ASAP Please)

Does anyone have the PDF format BMW Install Instructions for Sirius on an E60? I'm at the dealership now and they are saying they need 3 hours to install Sirius, I want to see what BMW's recommended...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By mtavel
Service Advisor at Nalley BMW, Atlanta?

Hey guys,
Got my 550 not long ago. Got a punctured run-flat even more recently (300 miles on the car before the puncture :mad: ). I got the road hazard insurance with the car, so I'm covered...
Forum: European Delivery 01-29-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,947
Posted By mtavel
Grocery Gripper

I was also thinking about getting the grocery gripper (82260153360) for my 5 series. It's not much fun to have to bag your groceries at the store, then have to re-bag them after your winding drive...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,763
Posted By mtavel
Does anyone know the part number for that rubber...

Does anyone know the part number for that rubber trunk liner for the e60 5'er. I'll see if I can get one thrown in, but if I have to pay for it, I'll still have a smile on my face driving off with...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By mtavel
I wouldn't be surprised if it was a call for you...

I wouldn't be surprised if it was a call for you to activate your BMW Assist. They called me to activate before I got my car redelivered (still haven't had redelivery, but gave the credit card...
Forum: European Delivery 01-18-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,504
Posted By mtavel
Are you all just attaching your Euro temp tags to...

Are you all just attaching your Euro temp tags to the front of your car on the US spec license plate holder? Or are you attaching it directly to the bumper? Do you have a euro tag frame that holds...
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By mtavel
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=127108

From the above thread:

2007 starts in spring

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The...
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By mtavel
Got a callback from my dealer, says the car is en...

Got a callback from my dealer, says the car is en route to Spartanburg, SC. Yippee! Hopefully, it won't get lost at the plant! Does anyone know what happens to the car in Spartanburg? Are all east...
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By mtavel
Question Integrity Arrived 1/10/06 - Anyone redelivered yet?

Has anyone on the Integrity (arrived in NY Jan 10, 2006) taken redelivery of their cars yet? Do you know where your car is after the Jan 10, 2006 discharge of your car?

I've left a few VM's with...
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2006, 05:54 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,868
Posted By mtavel
Well, thats it. I've finally snapped! :ouch:...

Well, thats it. I've finally snapped! :ouch: :bang: :fruit:

I'm starting to have impure thoughts about the logistics behind this whole ED thing. Don't get me wrong. I'll do ED again in a...
Forum: European Delivery 01-09-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By mtavel
As Jspira said, cars are built 30 days before...

As Jspira said, cars are built 30 days before your delivery date, so if you want a September production car, you would need an October delivery date. Mid to late October to be safe. For that kind...
Forum: European Delivery 01-09-2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,670
Posted By mtavel
I found this thread regarding mounting the...

I found this thread regarding mounting the temporary ED plates to the front of the car.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=118112&highlight=zoll

Still haven't found anything...
Forum: European Delivery 01-08-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,670
Posted By mtavel
If you do add some black strips to the 21 inch...

If you do add some black strips to the 21 inch plate frame for the 18 inch ED tag, let us know how it looks and post some pics. I'd also like to know how others are handling attaching the ED plate...
Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2006, 06:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,670
Posted By mtavel
This thread has some miles on it and I haven't...

This thread has some miles on it and I haven't heard any recent updates on this, so I'll ask again...

The ED plates (temp tags) are smaller than the full sized standard plates, and therefore euro...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By mtavel
Just guessing by the contrast between the wheels...

Just guessing by the contrast between the wheels and the body, I'd say Titanium Silver. Silver Gray is a shade darker than Titanium Silver and usually looks a bit darker than the wheels than what is...
Forum: European Delivery 01-03-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By mtavel
When I took delivery on Dec 14th, there was snow...

When I took delivery on Dec 14th, there was snow on the ground and I was offered to have someone from Harms take the car to the drop-off point for 50 Euro. There was no mention of any additional...
Forum: European Delivery 12-29-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By mtavel
I also noticed I no longer have an option to...

I also noticed I no longer have an option to track my vehicle through http://oc.bmwusa.com (not sure if that stands for Owners Circle, or Obsessive Compulsive).

I called the status number a gave...
Forum: European Delivery 12-28-2005, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By mtavel
Some Lemon Law Info...

Some Lemon Law Info (http://autopedia.com/html/HotLinks_Lemon2.html)

I doubt this type of repair would decrease the value of the car. I don't know of any car that has never had any warranty...
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By mtavel
Thats one thing I'm not really sure of... this is...

Thats one thing I'm not really sure of... this is how I understand it (and where I am unclear...)

1) Ship comes into port in NY and goes through US Customs
2) Goes to VPC (Vehicle preparation...
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2005, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By mtavel
Ska, Looks like your ship will get to NY on...

Ska,

Looks like your ship will get to NY on Dec 30! Congrats! You beat me by a week :thumbup: Remember, we wanna see some pics at redelivery!

Vessel: Liberty
Port...
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By mtavel
YIKES! :yikes: Glad to hear everything worked...

YIKES! :yikes: Glad to hear everything worked out for you in the end! I'm curious though, how did you find out about the sinking of the ship and of course, your Ultimate Diving Machine? Were...
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2005, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By mtavel
Thanks for the info Jspira! Where did you find...

Thanks for the info Jspira! Where did you find that route schedule? Maybe I overlooked something in the Sticky on this forum, but I thought I had checked everywhere.

The Integrity seems to be...
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