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Forum: European Delivery Today, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By boothguy
Hedges - you can't go wrong with anything on the...

Hedges - you can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Food in the pictures was Pappardelle (wide pasta) with sage and wild mushrooms (on the left) and Tortelli stuffed with veal in a butter sage...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 05:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By boothguy
Thought that was your car next to mine at...

Thought that was your car next to mine at delivery time yesterday - looks like it was. Glad you made it - have fun. First time to Monza? Great experience. Saw Schumi win there in 2000, which...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By boothguy
Hung around the Premium Lounge waiting for some...

Hung around the Premium Lounge waiting for some of the other members on today's list to show up, but to no avail. Think that may be F32's car in the pic behind ours (see my delivery post elsewhere),...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By boothguy
Born Yesterday - 3rd ED off to a flawless (mostly) start

Okay, actually born about a week ago if you insist on being precise.

If Iím being honest, it was kinda painful to give up my í11 M3 cabrio a little over a week ago. But Iíve got to admit that...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By boothguy
Sorry to hear you're stuck. But at least this is...

Sorry to hear you're stuck. But at least this is at the beginning of the trip and doesn't involve the car. This means that once the airline gets you here, things should get right back on the rails....
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By boothguy
The Piemonte, and the area around Barolo are very...

The Piemonte, and the area around Barolo are very enjoyable, although not necessarily prime terrain for your M. Don't miss Barbaresco - town AND wine - which is the same varietal as found in Barolo,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By boothguy
Depending oin the vehicle's speed, the wind speed...

Depending oin the vehicle's speed, the wind speed and the relative direction of movement of each, the windscreen can indeed blow down. It's happened to me rarely in my 2011 M3, and the windscreen...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-15-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By boothguy
Was able to spend some time around and in one at...

Was able to spend some time around and in one at Legends of the Autobahn today in Monterey. The car looks SO much better in the metal than pictures can convey. Very, very exciting design.
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By boothguy
They're both bucket-list drives for their own...

They're both bucket-list drives for their own reasons.

The Stelvio is spectacular to look at, either from down at the bottom, or up on top. But it is really a brakes-and-tires experience -...
Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By boothguy
I took it unintentionally on our '08 trip because...

I took it unintentionally on our '08 trip because the tunnel was closed. We went over the pass in a torrential rainstorm, with lightning flashing off the snowbanks at the summit ( late May). This...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,359
Posted By boothguy
Very, very nice, complete trip report. Thanks...

Very, very nice, complete trip report. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By boothguy
Very nice effort, and it looks like it was a...

Very nice effort, and it looks like it was a great trip. Too bad the visuals were all of the scenery. Would have enjoyed seeing and hearing the new owners reacting to the whole experience. Thanks...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,033
Posted By boothguy
Hey Stuart - adding my congratulations as well. ...

Hey Stuart - adding my congratulations as well. I'm feeling the gravitational pull of the 4 Series 'vert too, and you were part of that. Not that my two previous ED rides pictured below had...
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By boothguy
My suggestion would be to head on over to the OSD...

My suggestion would be to head on over to the OSD Forum on Swedespeed, pick out the board sponsor, and ask that individual.
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,835
Posted By boothguy
My hat is off in admiration of Jimmit's...

My hat is off in admiration of Jimmit's first-pitch grand slam home run. Kindly state the make in order to formalize your winning entry, and PM me with where you'd like your bottle of wine sent. ...
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,835
Posted By boothguy
I'm potentially willing to give up on a drop-top...

I'm potentially willing to give up on a drop-top this time around because the car in the pic below will be far enough along in the restoration process to be driveable in a year or so. It's a...
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,835
Posted By boothguy
Holy Thread Revival! Hi Stuart - just saw a...

Holy Thread Revival! Hi Stuart - just saw a couple of days ago that you're going again in July. We're planning a late-May to mid-June trip. Which means I've got to decide between a Z4 and a 4...
Forum: European Delivery 11-21-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,912
Posted By boothguy
I think the primary reason for this thread is for...

I think the primary reason for this thread is for on-the-ball forum members (I'm looking at you, Mr. Cheung) to alert the rest of us mouth-breathers to the spectacular lease deals offered by BMWFS...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By boothguy
Very common for there to be no updates when the...

Very common for there to be no updates when the vessel isi out to sea. Once it's back within X miles of shore (sixty, maybe), its position will be updated as before. Frustrating, I know, but wear...
Forum: European Delivery 10-11-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By boothguy
With my M, Bernard Hausmaninger did my delivery...

With my M, Bernard Hausmaninger did my delivery and explained the guys at M Division didn't want to spring for the simulator, and felt that the M was more about a hands-on experience. He spent lots...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By boothguy
..and just as a point of clarification, my wife's...

..and just as a point of clarification, my wife's Volvo S80 was so low on fuel at delivery, that I was concerned that the moderately steep incline of the exit ramp would cause fuel starvation. Then...
Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By boothguy
Joe: I was wondering why you were mostly...

Joe:

I was wondering why you were mostly solo for this great trip. Then I re-read your text. Think I may have stumbled onto something <gr>.
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,710
Posted By boothguy
Of course it's the Zoll plates. I'm...

Of course it's the Zoll plates. I'm two-for-three being stopped in Europe, and the one time I wasn't, I was pulled over in Las Vegas a couple months later by Metro because they couldn't figure out...
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By boothguy
Very, very nice trip report. Thanks for sharing...

Very, very nice trip report. Thanks for sharing and for giving back to this forum. Your visit to the Nordschliefe brought back some good memories.
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,940
Posted By boothguy
At delivery time for my '11 E93 M3, Bernard (who...

At delivery time for my '11 E93 M3, Bernard (who should know) told us that there was no simulator and interactive video briefing for the M cars because it added cost to the division which they didn't...
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