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Forum: European Delivery 09-22-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By bimmer_fam
Congrats, Jonathan!

Congrats, Jonathan!
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,017
Posted By bimmer_fam
Perhaps things have change with LH 2-4-1, but did...

Perhaps things have change with LH 2-4-1, but did it in 2007 and had SwissAir flying us from Geneva to MUC on one of the legs...
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By bimmer_fam
Of course, everyone is entitled to their own...

Of course, everyone is entitled to their own opinion, however in the 3+ years on this forum I don't recall a single story about someone from Bay Area or LA/San Diego area doing PCD. I've seen a...
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By bimmer_fam
OP is concerned with extra wait in customs,...

OP is concerned with extra wait in customs, security of driving in EU, etc. and you are suggesting to fly from Bay Area to East Coast and drive 3K miles back in a new BMW... Not sure I agree that...
Forum: European Delivery 08-13-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By bimmer_fam
You think living in CA and buying a car via PCD...

You think living in CA and buying a car via PCD is a good idea? :dunno:

OP, The risks described are possible, but unlikely. You do have full insurance coverage, while in Europe and while your car...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By bimmer_fam
I think as long as there is no snow or black ice...

I think as long as there is no snow or black ice on the road, summer tires would suffice. But who can predict what weather awaits you in reality? BTW the RFTs feel a lot worse than conventional tires...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By bimmer_fam
Congrats! Nice looking funfer... Are you shooting...

Congrats! Nice looking funfer... Are you shooting over to Paris directly (kinda long drive, not that many of us would mind) or stopping somewhere on your way over?

Enjoy!
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By bimmer_fam
I don't think there is any malice in their...

I don't think there is any malice in their actions, their system simply setup this way and there are way to few ED customers to make specific exception. Calling in to wave the payment is fine IMO,...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
Now, this is a toy... So waiting for custom paint...

Now, this is a toy... So waiting for custom paint motorcycle that is most likely not my primary device for getting around and hauling family, etc., would be slightly different, don't you think?
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By bimmer_fam
I guess you have missed this sticky that has ton...

I guess you have missed this sticky that has ton of info on the subject... http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=233930

If I recall correctly, winter/all season tires are required in...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By bimmer_fam
I remember looking into renting a car in Italy...

I remember looking into renting a car in Italy and if I recall correctly, Hertz was able to provide booking for a specific make/model, etc. There were no BMWs listed though, as I remember, but Merc...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
I typically don't this on internet forums, as I...

I typically don't this on internet forums, as I find it useless, but just wanted to say one last thing to the "cool cats" observing the "pissing and moaning" form a distance: being obnoxious a-hole...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By bimmer_fam
I would stay in one of the smaller towns outside...

I would stay in one of the smaller towns outside of Florence and take train into the city.


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Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
I'm sorry, but what was THE MESSAGE again? "I can...

I'm sorry, but what was THE MESSAGE again? "I can quite spell it out, but BMW is working on a resolution". Is that the big news? After many calls and emails from frustrated customers they finally...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,836
Posted By bimmer_fam
I knew the answer before I asked, but could not...

I knew the answer before I asked, but could not resist... :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
You know, I honestly don't care anymore... I got...

You know, I honestly don't care anymore... I got my car 10+ weeks after dropping it off, but I got it. Repairs have been preformed (with some whining form the dealer, but still)...
I'm just going to...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
JS, it might be your style to mysteriously talk...

JS, it might be your style to mysteriously talk about something "special in store from BMW", I'm not built that way... that is all. Again, I think if you can't disclose something, no need to pull the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
M FUNF, If you like to except life challenges as...

M FUNF, If you like to except life challenges as they come at you, be my guest... Others like to wiggle, it does not mean they are "spoiled brats". I had no issues whatsoever with ED re-delivery in...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
Johnathan, IMHO if you can't disclose details,...

Johnathan, IMHO if you can't disclose details, it's better to simply say nothing... When BMW NA is ready to "unveil the mystery", we will be all ears and eyes.

What was posted is a standard write...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
Now you are getting somewhere... The fact that...

Now you are getting somewhere... The fact that BMW NA ED department culture allowed customer service rep even response with such BS tells you a lot about their system.
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
Sorry, but that is simply BS... I did not bother...

Sorry, but that is simply BS... I did not bother anybody until my car was at the port for 2 weeks after arrival. CA was useless, BMW NA gave me another runaround... Then I find out that some lazy $ss...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,836
Posted By bimmer_fam
What about those who already suffered excessive...

What about those who already suffered excessive waits? You should be reaching to customers individually IMHO and not with standard write up, as such...:thumbdwn:
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
Nice use of every animated icon on the...

Nice use of every animated icon on the forum...watch cartoons much? :angel: Anyway, to some it might a toy, to me it's a transportation device that may or may not get by certain date, which I...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
There might be difference with USDA...

There might be difference with USDA...
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,354
Posted By bimmer_fam
Good for you! I think partly many people pocking...

Good for you! I think partly many people pocking BMW ED, Harms and customs are "responsible" for success. IMO this type of focus should have been shown from the get go and without customers getting...
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