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Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By sno_duc
It's no big deal. The first time you enter a...

It's no big deal.
The first time you enter a destination it might take you a couple of minutes, with a little practice 15 seconds. Even if you want a convoluted route, break it into to or three...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By sno_duc
Here's an example. ...

Here's an example.
http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en?ld=9646&seqnr=8&ident=ec.0112946.1429835664&rt=1&rememberSortType=minDeparture&REQ0HafasScrollDir=2
2 adult and 1 child Munich to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-17-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By sno_duc
One tip from recent experience, last ED Dec 7 >...

One tip from recent experience, last ED Dec 7 > Dec 20, when you have the whole group together on foot. Have an agreed upon rally point in case (when) your group gets separated.
Sharon's (Mrs....
Forum: European Delivery 04-13-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By sno_duc
What he said. Consider staying outside of...

What he said.
Consider staying outside of Munich, somewhere on the S-bahn system. Yes it will add 30 to 40 minutes, however you could save $$$$$.

What are your and your better halves interests?...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-12-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By sno_duc
Did you drive it much this winter? BMW uses the...

Did you drive it much this winter?
BMW uses the rear brakes as a form "limited slip" rear axle, it applies the brake on the side that is slipping.

Given the winter the NE just endured, it's...
Forum: European Delivery 04-06-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By sno_duc
No, just a screwdriver and a eyebolt that fits...

No, just a screwdriver and a eyebolt that fits into a hole in the front bumper.
ED cars also get a first aid kit and a warning triangle.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By sno_duc
These glorious insults are from an era before the...

These glorious insults are from an era before the English language became boiled down to 4-letter words.


A Member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By sno_duc
A man leans over & asks his wife, "Do you...

A man leans over & asks his wife, "Do you remember the first time we had sex together, over fifty years ago? We went behind this very tavern,
where you leaned against the back fence and I...
Forum: European Delivery 03-19-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By sno_duc
Dig out a magnifier and read the fine print on...

Dig out a magnifier and read the fine print on the chargers.
Odds are they all say "100 to 250 volts, 50 or 60 cycle", which means all you need is an adapter.
For curling irons and hairdryers, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-08-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,732
Posted By sno_duc
I'll jump in. Ask your self this, every year in...

I'll jump in.
Ask your self this, every year in snow country, for the first couple of snow falls you see a lot of ditch diving.
What kind of vehicles do you see more of? (usually upside down or on...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By sno_duc
The OP is leaving on Saturday. Cutting it...

The OP is leaving on Saturday.

Cutting it close, might work. (check luggage, get boarding passes, then drop-off car)
On our last two EDs, we dropped off in Frankfurt ('12) and Amsterdam ('14), in...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By sno_duc
If you drop-off at the airport on the 1st, say...

If you drop-off at the airport on the 1st, say 2ish, you'd be done by 3:15 at the latest. Check-in to the hotel, drop luggage off in room out by 4:00. Then catch the S-bahn to Munich, Marienplatz...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By sno_duc
Use Rolf / Peter to get from the airport to...

Use Rolf / Peter to get from the airport to hotel.
Spend at least one day in Munich before picking up your car, it's a 9 hour time difference from the west coast, don't want to miss anything at the...
Forum: European Delivery 02-20-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,575
Posted By sno_duc
A couple of thoughts. Lake Como Italy. Paris...

A couple of thoughts.
Lake Como Italy.
Paris drop off.
Forum: European Delivery 02-19-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,575
Posted By sno_duc
Some things you didn't cover. Where do you want...

Some things you didn't cover.
Where do you want to drop off?
Where is the wedding? Are you taking delivery after the wedding?
Bucket list items? (you mentioned track days. The "Ring"? Alpine...
Forum: European Delivery 02-19-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By sno_duc
We dropped off in December. Four things to...

We dropped off in December.
Four things to remember.
1) It's north of the main road (Westpoortweg, S102)
2) traffic light (I think its the only traffic light in the area)
3) straight thru...
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,242
Posted By sno_duc
Or you could be like one of the west coasters. ...

Or you could be like one of the west coasters.
I dropped off on Dec 19th.
My car is on one of the vast armanda waiting off-shore to unload at Longbeach.
Maybe I'll see it again come May.
Forum: European Delivery 02-08-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By sno_duc
Great color choice:thumbup:

Great color choice:thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By sno_duc
If speed of re-delivery is a concern. Amsterdam...

If speed of re-delivery is a concern.
Amsterdam
Bremerhaven
Munich
First, do you want to end up back in Munich?
If so you got the right idea.
If you want to drop off somewhere else.
Amsterdam...
Forum: European Delivery 02-02-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By sno_duc
Depends, I would compare it to some of the civil...

Depends, I would compare it to some of the civil war battle sites we've visited.....IF you know the history, then yes it's worth visiting, very profound and moving.......IF you do not know the...
Forum: European Delivery 02-02-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By sno_duc
In 2012 we stayed in Nonnenhorn (15 km west of...

In 2012 we stayed in Nonnenhorn (15 km west of Lindau, couldn't get a hotel on Lindau due to Nobel Laurete conference) our next stop was Heidelberg. Follow B-500 as much as possible, great drive.
...
Forum: European Delivery 01-23-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,014
Posted By sno_duc
You've put together a most reasonable ED. You...

You've put together a most reasonable ED.
You probably already know about the Night watchman tour in Rothenberg.
Take a day trip out of Salzburg down to the Grossglockner hoch alpinestrasse.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-23-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 19,846
Posted By sno_duc
Why not borrow some "rubbing mud" from MLB. ...

Why not borrow some "rubbing mud" from MLB.
Every baseball gets roughed up with a special mud.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baseball_Rubbing_Mud
Forum: European Delivery 01-22-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By sno_duc
Here's our 2012 report. ...

Here's our 2012 report.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=636102&highlight=
We enjoyed Heidelberg.

Our Ed style is evolving into look at the drop-off.
2012 (her car) Frankfurt...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By sno_duc
On our last ED we stayed a couple of days in...

On our last ED we stayed a couple of days in Strasbourg, did a day trip down to Colmar.
Colmar will be included on a future ED, probably a two night stop. :thumbup:
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