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Forum: European Delivery 08-23-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By mecodoug
Congrats and have fun. You'll be exhausted but so...

Congrats and have fun. You'll be exhausted but so excited at the awesome Welt experience that you will hardly notice! I'm right behind Stevarino with pickup on the 6th. Doing final paperwork Saturday!
Forum: European Delivery 08-23-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,146
Posted By mecodoug
We do have Verizon, but we will be in Europe for...

We do have Verizon, but we will be in Europe for 21 days but with daily wifi access. I think a data plan SIM with a few Gb will save ~$150. We are in Germany all but 5 nights in the Czech and 3 in...
Forum: European Delivery 08-23-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,146
Posted By mecodoug
That info about the Nav is disappointing and is a...

That info about the Nav is disappointing and is a big step backwards from 6 years ago when we put 2500 miles on our 335d in 7 countries and the Nav worked perfectly for every address.

At least we...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-22-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By mecodoug
I'm interested and relatively local, but I don't...

I'm interested and relatively local, but I don't know if they will fit over M240i brakes and while I'm picking the car up in 2 weeks, that is in Munich and it won't be redelivered to Peabody until...
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By mecodoug
Congrats! I'm not sure about the weather in Nov....

Congrats! I'm not sure about the weather in Nov. aside from I'm sure the Mediterranean cities are still very comfortable. For just the 9 days I'd suggest you limit yourself to 3 or at most 4...
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,146
Posted By mecodoug
Let us know if you hear more on the Car Play...

Let us know if you hear more on the Car Play issue. I'm picking up an M240i with that option 2 weeks from tomorrow.......
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By mecodoug
In 2010 I dropped off in Paris around July 24 and...

In 2010 I dropped off in Paris around July 24 and the car was redelivered to my dealer in MA ~9 weeks later. I was not too anal about tracking it but I believe it was in New Jersey for less than 1...
Forum: European Delivery 08-18-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By mecodoug
I misunderstood and thought you had not noted it...

I misunderstood and thought you had not noted it on your paperwork at drop-off. Since you did, I agree with the poster above that you should pursue with BMW.
Forum: European Delivery 08-18-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By mecodoug
They will be handled if reported at the drop-off...

They will be handled if reported at the drop-off location. This is a requirement of the insurance plan.

I sort of got lucky with mine in that I reported where the German girl backed into me and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-13-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By mecodoug
Up here in MA, this is a no deductible covered...

Up here in MA, this is a no deductible covered item on insurance. I've had mine replaced at by house by J.N. Phillips, and they did a great job. I have never tried to source the part from elsewhere,...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-13-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By mecodoug
Tires are not included in the maintenance program.

Tires are not included in the maintenance program.
Forum: European Delivery 08-11-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,945
Posted By mecodoug
This can make a big difference if you plan to...

This can make a big difference if you plan to pick up on a Monday you can return it on a Monday, where with BMW you'd have to return it on the prior Friday since most drop offs are closed on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By mecodoug
Why would you need calipers all around? Even if 1...

Why would you need calipers all around? Even if 1 was sticking the other 3 almost certainly are not. On 10 vehicles over 30 years and well over 1 million miles I have had to replace 1 caliper. Rotors...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-06-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By mecodoug
This is the 2 series forum (228i, M235i, 230i,...

This is the 2 series forum (228i, M235i, 230i, M240i); you might get a better response if you post your question in the 3 series forum. Perhaps a moderator can move it?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-02-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,547
Posted By mecodoug
This is definitely true for M240, but you may...

This is definitely true for M240, but you may need sport or track package plus mixed summer tires on the 228. The ordering guide should tell.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-02-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By mecodoug
Sounds like the officer is leaving a hint that he...

Sounds like the officer is leaving a hint that he should fight the ticket. I would if it was me.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-02-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By mecodoug
It does appear from the ordering sheet (posted in...

It does appear from the ordering sheet (posted in the sticky in this forum by tim330i) that the staggered Orbit grey 436 wheel/non RFT summer tires are the standard for both the M240i and the M240xi....
Forum: European Delivery 07-31-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By mecodoug
ED #2 - 3 weeks, 2 in car

Attached is our plan. Back in 2010 we went for a month with both kids who were 13 and 16. This time it's just the two of us. The places we will go in common are Munich, Rothenburg de Tauber, and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-17-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By mecodoug
Should be covered within the 50K bumper to bumper.

Should be covered within the 50K bumper to bumper.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-14-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,547
Posted By mecodoug
I'm pretty happy with the quote a sponsor gave me...

I'm pretty happy with the quote a sponsor gave me on my European Delivery M240i, but ED may make a difference. It was based on an amount over ED invoice, not an amount under ED MSRP.
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By mecodoug
3 Week Plan in September

Three week trip with 2 weeks in car:

Day 1 Arrive Munich
2 (this will be Labor Day) pick up M240i, stay in Munich (leave car under Welt.)
3 and 4 Cesky Krumlov by way of Salzburg
5,6,7 Prague...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 07-04-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,880
Posted By mecodoug
+1 on not going without the spare! I was...

+1 on not going without the spare!

I was cutting it close for a flight from Boston to DC to meet with federal regulators. I was driving my 2006 330i ZSP, and I got the puncture on the Mass Pike...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-25-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By mecodoug
If you are under warranty, my advice is to take...

If you are under warranty, my advice is to take it to the dealer.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-23-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,708
Posted By mecodoug
I hit 100K last week. Because I have another...

I hit 100K last week. Because I have another vehicle for local and winter, these were almost all highway miles at between 70 and 80 Mph. people have recently commented that the car still looks new...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-22-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,547
Posted By mecodoug
M240i order placed. Tim, please STICKY this post!...

M240i order placed. Tim, please STICKY this post! :thumbup:
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