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Forum: European Delivery 07-14-2016, 05:18 AM
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Posted By mgthompson
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: European Delivery 06-27-2016, 05:27 AM
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Views: 566
Posted By mgthompson
I visited Klassikstadt in Frankfurt a few weeks...

I visited Klassikstadt in Frankfurt a few weeks ago. http://www.klassikstadt.de

It is a huge old mill full of classic car service, sales, and storage companies. There was very nice BMW 507 and CSL...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 853
Posted By mgthompson
The Schweinshaxen there are really good. The veal...

The Schweinshaxen there are really good. The veal haxen are large enough to feed a family.
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 853
Posted By mgthompson
We arrived on a Sunday morning, visited the city...

We arrived on a Sunday morning, visited the city center, English Gardens and Chinese Tower in the afternoon, and the HB for diner. Factory tour and BMW Museum on Monday, and the Deutsches Museum...
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,735
Posted By mgthompson
Mine showed up as on the way to the dealer for...

Mine showed up as on the way to the dealer for about a year after it was redelivered.
Forum: European Delivery 04-29-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,735
Posted By mgthompson
Mine made it to NJ without any drama, but sat in...

Mine made it to NJ without any drama, but sat in agricultural inspection for three weeks. It was agonizing to see the status unchanged day after day. BMW couldn't do anything about the delay, so I...
Forum: European Delivery 04-27-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By mgthompson
The Routes that I programmed through...

The Routes that I programmed through www.bmw-routes.com are still in my NAV system. It gets a little confused it I try to use one.
Forum: European Delivery 04-11-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,386
Posted By mgthompson
German drivers are more predictable than US...

German drivers are more predictable than US drivers. No passing on the right, and they are usually better at following traffic rules. Other than learning new traffic signs and rules, I find driving...
Forum: European Delivery 12-02-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By mgthompson
My wife had a picture of my car at Neuschwanstein...

My wife had a picture of my car at Neuschwanstein printed about 18"x12", and had the plate mounted below the picture in a frame. It looks very nice.
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By mgthompson
My car was "In Transit" on the bmwusa WWW site...

My car was "In Transit" on the bmwusa WWW site for two years after it was redelivered.
Forum: European Delivery 08-03-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By mgthompson
It worked very well in July 2009 for my ED. Later...

It worked very well in July 2009 for my ED. Later in the year they deleted the feature from USA models BMWs so it didn't work for EDs. If you got a software update for the nav the feature went away....
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,659
Posted By mgthompson
You can get really good pork in the Italian...

You can get really good pork in the Italian restaurants too.



Even if the hotel says they have AC, they may not have it in more than a few rooms. I always ask for a "spoiled American room" when...
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By mgthompson
Ordered in February and picked up July 14.

Ordered in February and picked up July 14.
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,023
Posted By mgthompson
I used to wear American sneakers in Germany....

I used to wear American sneakers in Germany. Everyone looked at my shoes and just assumed that I didn't speak German. I wear black sneakers now and everyone starts off in German. When they hear my...
Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,237
Posted By mgthompson
If you stay at the Hotel Mueller, and reserve...

If you stay at the Hotel Mueller, and reserve your castle tour tickets online, the hotel staff will get your tickets while you have breakfast.
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,631
Posted By mgthompson
Nice interior color choice!

Nice interior color choice!
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By mgthompson
Retro Classics show in Stuttgart

I visited the Retro Classics show in Stuttgart last Saturday. The show included 1.2 million sq.ft. of everything related to classic cars. If you are in Germany in March 2016 I highly recommend the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-19-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By mgthompson
Since you will be in Mulhouse I imagine that you...

Since you will be in Mulhouse I imagine that you will be visiting the Cité de l’Automobile (http://citedelautomobile.com/en/home). Really impressive museum. There is a train museum a mile away, and...
Forum: European Delivery 01-30-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,079
Posted By mgthompson
You already have Speyer on your list, but just a...

You already have Speyer on your list, but just a short distance away is the huge museum in Sinsheim: http://sinsheim.technik-museum.de/en

The both the Dornier and Zeppelin museums are in...
Forum: European Delivery 01-29-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,079
Posted By mgthompson
There is a great car museum very close to...

There is a great car museum very close to Strasbourg and only 20 minutes from Colmar.
http://citedelautomobile.com/en/home
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By mgthompson
It worked when I did my ED in 2009, but was...

It worked when I did my ED in 2009, but was disabled in later models by BMWNA. It was incredibly convenient to upload the day's trip into the nav, and just follow the detailed directions that I...
Forum: European Delivery 12-12-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,048
Posted By mgthompson
The most dangerous thing on the Autobahn is the...

The most dangerous thing on the Autobahn is the trucks. Many are restricted to 80 or 100 kph and usually stay in the right lane. If a truck is going just 1 kph faster than the one they are...
Forum: European Delivery 11-19-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By mgthompson
We had a very nice dinner at the Maison...

We had a very nice dinner at the Maison Kammerzell, right next to the Cathedral in Strasbourg. http://www.maison-kammerzell.com/maison-kammerzell-article127.html
The building dates to 1427, so it...
Forum: European Delivery 10-29-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,560
Posted By mgthompson
I did the same with a Hertz rental. They added a...

I did the same with a Hertz rental. They added a 25 Euro processing fee to the cost of the parking ticket and charged it to my CC.
Forum: European Delivery 10-23-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,083
Posted By mgthompson
My wife has a lot of friends in southern Sweden....

My wife has a lot of friends in southern Sweden. I have been trying to talk her into doing an ED on her next car and driving to Sweden to stay with her friends. We have lots of places that we could...
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