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Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Mackman
Too much driving. Save Lake Como for another...

Too much driving. Save Lake Como for another vacation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By Mackman
One additional indicator that cooling is not...

One additional indicator that cooling is not adequate is the area above the oil filter on the hood surface, when closed is so hot that I believe you could actually cook an egg and you can't place...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Mackman
The cranking problem has been round for five...

The cranking problem has been round for five years. The acceleration problem just started last week.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By Mackman
I bought new a 1998 540 and recently did an ED on...

I bought new a 1998 540 and recently did an ED on 550. I have my cars serviced as good as any. I would not recommend purchase of a used 540. BMW has issue with electrical components that lead to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Mackman
540 1998 78,000 miles test C,O VE problems

I purchased this car new. It has had a long time problem with cranking and two different BMW dealers can't repair. The recent problem was acceleration. Completed a 350 mile trip and toward the end of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Mackman
Paint nicks and drill bit visits my bumper ED Learning curve

Finally got my hands back on our 550 Dec 11, after dropping off Oct 12 at Munich Airport. Car was tied up in customs more than three weeks, off loaded from Aida Nov 8. Due to delays at the port I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,823
Posted By Mackman
Rubber all weather floor mats

Dealer sold me a set of black mats for my light gray interior. Told me that gray mats not available. Car was deliveriered by private hauler and the mat set was in the trunk. The mats were wrapped in...
Forum: European Delivery 11-22-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Mackman
Redelivery is not going so well. My timing and...

Redelivery is not going so well. My timing and general planning for redelivery hit bottom. The car arrived in NJ 10/8 and off loaded at 21:00. 10/14 custom obtains car and up and until 10/21 car has...
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Mackman
Sounds like a return visit should be in play. The...

Sounds like a return visit should be in play. The place remains as you last saw it. We are generally here from May to Oct. Purchased an old fire station and build chair for sale in the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Mackman
MonkeyCMonkeyD, Special thanks to you for your...

MonkeyCMonkeyD, Special thanks to you for your guidance along the way. You are right, you were a few days ahead of me at the Welt. I dropped off on 10/12 Airport Munich, car on the Aida 10/21, car...
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Mackman
The progress report: There is something to be...

The progress report: There is something to be said these days when you encounter outstanding American's doing outstanding work for American's. I went back to my roots in South Alabama to reach out...
Forum: European Delivery 11-13-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Mackman
Thanks festers for the quick response. I think...

Thanks festers for the quick response. I think this mistake maybe costly and delay use of car for the holidays. I called my service advisor in Florida to see if he could pull a rabbit out of the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-13-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Mackman
ED Redelivery Advice

Purchased my 550 from a dealer that was recommended on Bimmerfest and everything was going well until the dealer will not provide a temp tag so I can do title work in my home state. My Insurance...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By Mackman
You are the Man! Great photos....the best I...

You are the Man! Great photos....the best I have seen!
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
Car was deliveries to the dealership today...

Car was deliveries to the dealership today outside of Boston. So from drop off at 9:30 Oct 12, you can get a good idea on second delivery time frame.
Forum: European Delivery 11-10-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Mackman
Took delivery on the 5th and car joined yours on...

Took delivery on the 5th and car joined yours on the Aida. I agree with your remarks on Lauterbrunnen. The three of you completed an early bucket list item! Just do it again! Did you travel HWY 19...
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
I would think not. Lost two days due to Sandy....

I would think not. Lost two days due to Sandy. These ships are about on time delivery and they have ground lost they can't to make up so they are not going to add to the problem...Just my thoughts...
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
Status details :off loaded at 21:00 on Nov. 8...

Status details :off loaded at 21:00 on Nov. 8 NY/NJ Port. So to it took 28 days to reach the US from drop off at Minich Airport. One day delay due to Sandy.
Forum: European Delivery 11-08-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
Aida is docked at the NY/NJ Port. I would think...

Aida is docked at the NY/NJ Port. I would think today we should know the status of Aida's cargo that has NY as destination.
Forum: European Delivery 11-08-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
Aida is heading into the Port of New York. The...

Aida is heading into the Port of New York. The Aida's crew, I am sure had an interest night,19 foot seas were reported. I woke up this morning to a blanket of snow. Time to head south.
Forum: European Delivery 11-07-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
Looks as if Aida is not going to dock in NY right...

Looks as if Aida is not going to dock in NY right away. It's out in front of the port several miles heading north. Does anyone know status of moving on south or is the NY port delaying Aida's...
Forum: European Delivery 11-05-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
Aida's next port is New York on Wednesday. Does...

Aida's next port is New York on Wednesday. Does anyone know the status of custom's or the ability of haulers to exist New York?
Forum: European Delivery 10-26-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
Thanks,you are correct. Aida was off shore going...

Thanks,you are correct. Aida was off shore going in circles. Just waiting for Harbor Master to ok port entry.
Forum: European Delivery 10-26-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,060
Posted By Mackman
Aida is holding a position at the entrance of the...

Aida is holding a position at the entrance of the English Channel. This is obviously a change in float plan and a delay. Maybe the storm at sea is the issue...so arrive in NY on the 7th would be...
Forum: European Delivery 10-25-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,527
Posted By Mackman
Gesoffen is right on with his recommendations....

Gesoffen is right on with his recommendations. Understanding first of all, you are planning a short ED, if there is any way to add more days, that would be my first recommendation. I just return from...
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