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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jjcruiser
One thing to consider I didn't see a lot from...

One thing to consider I didn't see a lot from posters here:

I definitely got my fill of twisty alpine driving just on the regular highways in Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. I can tell I would...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By jjcruiser
I agree with prior comments. The only place I...

I agree with prior comments. The only place I was ever concerned about parking my car was Venice and it was with good reason: I scraped it coming down the extremely narrow parking garage level...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By jjcruiser
JJCRUISER's TRIP

Contemplating the 600 pictures we took, 1493 miles we drove, six countries we saw, and thinking about how witty and thorough other people's trip reports have been over the last six years or whatever...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By jjcruiser
I rented a flat on the water through airbnb and a...

I rented a flat on the water through airbnb and a very friendly guy named Marco. Lake Como is gorgeous. Great location and deal on the flat. Just insufficient parking for my 328i.

I didn't...
Forum: European Delivery 07-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By jjcruiser
Fellow 'fester in Menaggio?

Just parked next to a sweet black M3 with tourist plates and a green enviro sticker. 452619


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Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By jjcruiser
I got a full tank, no safety vests (I asked), and...

I got a full tank, no safety vests (I asked), and an m-sport without fog lamps, which I'd heard had changed.


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Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By jjcruiser
452065452066 A couple more but all the good...

452065452066

A couple more but all the good ones will need to wait till we get back to the states.

And yes, that was range not miles. But I was a little surprised ours came with 3 miles on...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By jjcruiser
One hour compliance for jjcruiser

451963

Official photo and trip reported to be updated....


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Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By jjcruiser
Skip the Ring? Sounds like you really,...

Skip the Ring?

Sounds like you really, really want to do Italy and the Ring. Maybe a different trip to one or the other another time?

If not, I'd skip Salzburg just to cut down on driving and...
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By jjcruiser
With the added clarification I would jump on the...

With the added clarification I would jump on the Nice bandwagon. If my flight plans had allowed it that's what I would have done.


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Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By jjcruiser
I had the same issue you did and couldn't figure...

I had the same issue you did and couldn't figure out what the point of registering was. But eventually a bar shows up where it says if the car is done with production, ready to ship, etc.

One...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By jjcruiser
I don't understand how to provide feedback based...

I don't understand how to provide feedback based on your question. Are you picking up the car, driving it to Venice, then want to know where to drive to to drop it off? Are you vacationing in...
Forum: European Delivery 07-04-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By jjcruiser
I think this depends how you negotiated and who...

I think this depends how you negotiated and who your CA is. I had exactly this happen and got the lower rate/higher option credit immediately with the same dealer profit, which had been negotiated...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By jjcruiser
Cool! Btw, how long did it take you to do...

Cool!

Btw, how long did it take you to do the Grossglockner? We're doing exactly that trip (Austria to Venice) two weeks from today and that's the part I'm most nervous about, as we're doing...
Forum: European Delivery 06-27-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By jjcruiser
I'm staying at that Citadines in a couple weeks...

I'm staying at that Citadines in a couple weeks the night before delivery. I'll report back.
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By jjcruiser
I'm doing an abbreviated version of this next...

I'm doing an abbreviated version of this next month in which we're adding Venice and spending a lot less time in Switzerland than you seem to be planning. I'll try to do a quick report along with my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-29-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,193
Posted By jjcruiser
Most of mine have already been noted: saddle...

Most of mine have already been noted: saddle leather in the m-sport; amber taillights. I'd add ventilated seats to the 3-series.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-29-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,438
Posted By jjcruiser
You neglected some ellipses. The quote is...

You neglected some ellipses. The quote is actually:

"That is why we offer a manual M5 sedan in North America. It is stupid the development costs are huge but we will keep doing it as long as...
Forum: European Delivery 05-19-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By jjcruiser
A few thoughts: If you're in Strasbourg...

A few thoughts:

If you're in Strasbourg and like wine, you are within an hour of Alsace and within three hours of Burgundy.

We did Paris with kids almost exactly those ages and they loved it....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-16-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,674
Posted By jjcruiser
I don't begrudge them the cost. They can charge...

I don't begrudge them the cost. They can charge whatever the market will bear.

What I am grudged by is the way things are limited and packaged. For instance, I personally am most vexed by the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By jjcruiser
Seems a little harsh to question a 15 year...

Seems a little harsh to question a 15 year relationship with the company because one service manager was rude and may or may not be undead. But I guess if you've seen one nosferatu you've seen 'em...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By jjcruiser
Here's your script: "That's disappointing...

Here's your script:

"That's disappointing you didn't have the production slot for the car you already agreed to sell me for our specified price. If you can't make the deal happen at the price we...
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By jjcruiser
I'm planning to take the Grossglockner in July...

I'm planning to take the Grossglockner in July from about Zell am See to Lienz. I'm getting a very wide variety of estimates for how long this will take if we drive at a reasonable, leisurely pace...
Forum: European Delivery 05-09-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,449
Posted By jjcruiser
I agree. You are a witty writer and are making...

I agree. You are a witty writer and are making judicious choices about the levels of detail and photographs. Can't wait for the Venice update!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-09-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By jjcruiser
Thanks for your writeup. I thought it was very...

Thanks for your writeup. I thought it was very interesting.



You may know this already but I believe you can take it to the dealer to be reprogrammed to hold the last selection for ASS and...
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