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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-12-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By unrathr
Smile Picked up a nail in a RF. Took it to a dealer...

Picked up a nail in a RF. Took it to a dealer and they plugged the tire after mentioning that RFs cannot be plugged. I told the service guy that I've been around long enough to remember the same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,770
Posted By unrathr
I picked up my F-10 535i (Space Grey Metallic...

I picked up my F-10 535i (Space Grey Metallic with black leather interior) in Munich and it was love at first sight. Arrived in this country in November and I already have 21,000 miles on it without...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By unrathr
Question What's with the dots?

Received my ED 535i and noticed there was a 1 1/2 inch pinkish colored sticker on the inside of the middle of the windshield. It must have been added at the Prep center. Any idea what it is/was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By unrathr
Question Window Tint

Not sure where this post should be placed but thought I'd start here for my 535i. Any recommendations for window tint percnetages. Missouri allows 35% but that may be too dark. We can get some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,597
Posted By unrathr
Interesting! I never received that display. ...

Interesting! I never received that display. Perhpas you nav was just staiting the obivous! Seriously, on a trip from Newport Beach to Santa Barbara on the 101 traffic started to slow down. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,597
Posted By unrathr
We just completed a 5000 mile trip to Southern...

We just completed a 5000 mile trip to Southern California and totally enjoyed my nav. The traffic warning system, especially in SoCal, is a must and the unit offered alternate routes to avoid...
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,613
Posted By unrathr
Never trust salespersons! I'm hoping (praying)...

Never trust salespersons! I'm hoping (praying) for a quick delivery. My dealer has indicated all his ED generally take 4 weeks. However, you make a good point about additional time needed to make...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,613
Posted By unrathr
My 535i appears to have been off loaded from the...

My 535i appears to have been off loaded from the Don Juan in NJ yesterday. The status is "delivered from". Does that mean it is at the prep center? My CA said it is 3-10 days to get to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By unrathr
Picked up my 535i at the Welt on October 7th. ...

Picked up my 535i at the Welt on October 7th. Drove all over northern Italy, 1100 miles in one week. I must confess that after reading some of the problems on the forum, I was very concerned. ...
Forum: European Delivery 10-30-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,613
Posted By unrathr
My Space Grey 535i is on the ship......I hope! ...

My Space Grey 535i is on the ship......I hope! Dropped it off in Munich on 10/15. I hope the stop off in Zeebrugge was to pick up some Belgium chocolates! My CA said he never had an ED that took...
Forum: European Delivery 10-21-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By unrathr
Just picked up my 535i at the Welt. I was so...

Just picked up my 535i at the Welt. I was so awestruck I couldn't tell you what turntable the car was on. The overall impression my wife and I had was the BMW cared about us as customers and were...
Forum: European Delivery 09-30-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By unrathr
Once additional note. When I received my...

Once additional note. When I received my scheduled pick up date and time from the dealer. The notice to the dealer told them to inform the client NOT to be late!!!!!!

Ya gotta love German...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By unrathr
I'm picking my 535i in Munich on Oct 7! My...

I'm picking my 535i in Munich on Oct 7! My dealer was slow getting the VIN number. I went to the 800 number and talked to a live person, very helpful. Give them your production number and they...
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By unrathr
The locations to some may be boring (I think...

The locations to some may be boring (I think there's plenty to see) but drives are not. Stayed in Menton several years ago and had a great time driving the Grand Corniche and other highways. Menton...
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By unrathr
Picking up my 5351 next week. I asked for a...

Picking up my 5351 next week. I asked for a specific date and an early delivery time and got it. I also requested a specific time for drop off in Munich and it was approved also. I don't know if...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By unrathr
Thanks for all the repies and information. No...

Thanks for all the repies and information. No doubt I can save money
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By unrathr
Courtyard Travel Experience?

Picking up my 535i in October and beginning to make travel arrangements. I've talked to Courtyard Travel and they seem very knowledgeable and experienced. Given all the touring (10 days) I'm...
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By unrathr
Used to live in MD for 30 years. Bought a car...

Used to live in MD for 30 years. Bought a car from Tischer in 1985. They are OK as long as you pay attention to their work. Getting appointments was a problem. Once they left the oil filler cap...
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,410
Posted By unrathr
Picking up my first ED also in October. Looking...

Picking up my first ED also in October. Looking forward to the factory tour. Can't comment further other than to mention that BudaPest is awesome. We went there as part of a Danube River cruise in...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-18-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By unrathr
Smile Dream come true from Mizzou (Missouri)

Just ordered a 535i for European Delivery in October. Can't wait. A retirement gift from my wife! Of course she gets Lake Como and Milan as compensation. Glad he still thinks I'm cool after 40...
Forum: General BMW 06-30-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By unrathr
Smile European Delivery

We're preparing to order a 535i for European delivery. Any advice or experiences you are willing to share?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By unrathr
Garmin Reception Problem

Thanks Malibu!

The radio and sound system are original to the car. No wiring has been replaced that I know of. Sprint cell works great.I have an XM radio that works fine. It's a portable unit...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By unrathr
Red face Garmin reception Problem

Thanks for the reponses. No tint on the windows, no Bluetooth, no Damien in the trunk!!!! I'll try the battery disconnect as I think there's some signal being sent out interferring with reception.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By unrathr
Wink Headlight problem

GP Burdell is exactly correct, there is a load sensing device that adjusts the headlights. I had the same problem with my 2003xi. It's an easy fix, but expensive.....a couple of hundred bucks! ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By unrathr
Question Garmin GPS Reception Problems

I'm new to Bimmerfest and have a strange problem. I have a Garmin Nuvi 350 that works perfectly in my 2003 325xi with a beanbag mount. However, I can't get the GPS to hold satellite reception in my...
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