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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,100
Posted By GerWil
The replies I have seen to this are not serious. ...

The replies I have seen to this are not serious. There are many faults with the way the navigator chooses it routing. I always compare the Navigator routing to Google maps and when there is a...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,216
Posted By GerWil
I live in Vermont. If you plan to drive to...

I live in Vermont. If you plan to drive to Vermont in the winter and use it before the roads are cleared you need snow tires. I presently have the pirelli run flats which may be the only ones...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By GerWil
For anyone with auto high beams, I brought my car...

For anyone with auto high beams, I brought my car in today and there is a BMW service bulletin on adjusting the sensitivity. Hopefully, my problem has been corrected.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-13-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By GerWil
Automatic High Beam Adjustment

The auto high beams on my 2014 X1 are not sensitive enough. I often have to manually lower them when oncoming vehicles are almost on me and also receive flash signals from oncoming cars. At times...
Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By GerWil
Tipping varies by country, but in Germany, a good...

Tipping varies by country, but in Germany, a good dinner is worth a 10% tip and the custom is to give it directly to the waiter and not leave it on the table. In restaurants where the waiter carries...
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,330
Posted By GerWil
I did not see your damage post when I wrote my...

I did not see your damage post when I wrote my first response. Did you find out about the damage only because you were doing a lot of asking or would it have been disclosed otherwise?
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,330
Posted By GerWil
Ky_soldier - You and I are in the same boat...

Ky_soldier - You and I are in the same boat (actually); I believe the "Mignon" and the references by some about the 6-8 delivery estimate is irrelevant to your situation and to a slightly lesser...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
Congratulations!!! Your dealer got it right. ...

Congratulations!!! Your dealer got it right. Mine is still waiting for the carrier.
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
I was told by my dealer this morning that the car...

I was told by my dealer this morning that the car has been assigned to a carrier so I am hoping it arrives before July 4th.
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
Wow!! That is an amazingly fast delivery time; a...

Wow!! That is an amazingly fast delivery time; a week from ship to dealer.
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
Good News, and thanks for the update. I always...

Good News, and thanks for the update. I always thought the BMW ED Department was a good status source, but so far they have not responded to my emails. I plan to telephone in the morning and then...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
Just curious about your timeline from your ship...

Just curious about your timeline from your ship arrival to VDC; or if not known the total time to Dealer (variable because of repairs etc))
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
I emailed the ED Department earlier today and...

I emailed the ED Department earlier today and waiting for response (perhaps they are waiting for update later today)
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
The Mignon, with my car arrived yesterday morning...

The Mignon, with my car arrived yesterday morning and I attached the cargo details from last night. There is a stong possibility, based on my previous experience and also some recent posting that...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By GerWil
I returned a few weeks ago from driving in...

I returned a few weeks ago from driving in nortern Italy and found that the navigationin the car was not up to date in that some newer roads show as being in space. I have noticed this before since...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
I was afraid it might be wishful thinking. As to...

I was afraid it might be wishful thinking. As to the 1, it never was entered on the W&W details report for a prior ED last fall.
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
If our cars have been pre cleared, we should know...

If our cars have been pre cleared, we should know soon after the ship arrives, by how quickly they get released and arrive at the VPC.
See that you picked up an X1 on 5/14, one day after me.
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By GerWil
NY Customs Release (status) while Car in Halifax

My car is expected in NY (Mignon) on June 19th and is in Halifax today (June 17). W&W Cargo Details lists NY Customs Release today (June 17). I attached the Cargo Details Report. Anybody else see...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By GerWil
Your car is taking 22 days from drop off to NY,...

Your car is taking 22 days from drop off to NY, which is pretty good. Customs is the unknown, but you have been lucky so far. I dropped off in Munich on May 25th and car is due in NY on June 19th.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-07-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By GerWil
Mine was an ED and I simply emailed the drop off...

Mine was an ED and I simply emailed the drop off location
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-06-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By GerWil
If your car is on a Wallenius Wilhelmsen vessel...

If your car is on a Wallenius Wilhelmsen vessel you can track it on their site (2wglobal.com). If not than you should find out the vessel name and use vesseltracker.com.
Forum: European Delivery 06-05-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By GerWil
I remember that you were going to Bad...

I remember that you were going to Bad Reichenhall. Too bad we did not meet since we had someone with us from Bad Reichenall. We are having the car shipped to our Boston area dealer. Quite a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-05-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By GerWil
I knew my car was assigned to the Mignon days...

I knew my car was assigned to the Mignon days ago, but the VIN did not show up on the W&W tracking until after the car was loaded on the ship. Other people have reported that VIN tracking worked...
Forum: European Delivery 06-04-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By GerWil
My car finally tracked on the W&W site, after the...

My car finally tracked on the W&W site, after the ship departed Bremerhaven.
For me this is a record; a Saturday drop off and on ship in 10 days.:)
Forum: European Delivery 06-04-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By GerWil
On the Mignon - I hope

I dropped off in Munich on Saturday May 25th and received all details from Loginout that I am on the Mignon. Ship is leaving today, but so far I cannot track my vehicle on W&W. I have tried the...
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