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Forum: General BMW 04-24-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,712
Posted By HughH
The "recommended" octane level is predicated upon...

The "recommended" octane level is predicated upon the EPA certification test submitted by each manufacturer. If they claim that their cars make X milage and hp as tested with premium gas, then they...
Forum: General BMW 04-24-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,179
Posted By HughH
Older cars are the ones that may initially run...

Older cars are the ones that may initially run into problems with ethanol. Accordingly, ethanol tends to loose stuff on the bottom of the gas tank. Next thing you know, the car will start running...
Forum: General BMW 04-24-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,659
Posted By HughH
Back in 1971 I chose a Fiat Sports Coupe over a...

Back in 1971 I chose a Fiat Sports Coupe over a BMW 1600. Both were offered to me for the same price, $3,100. The Fiat was a Bertone Coupe, had DOHC instead of a SOHC engine, disk brakes front and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By HughH
BR is the UGLIEST color in the BMW line! I HATE...

BR is the UGLIEST color in the BMW line! I HATE IT!!!


Shhhh...let's not brag about it, let's keep it a secret. We don't want to see BR E90 all over the place, do we? I drove one for two days...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By HughH
I also got an E90 loaner day before yesterday at...

I also got an E90 loaner day before yesterday at Moritz while they serviced my '04 325i.
It had the premium and the CID lights which mine also has.

I agree, the car feels more like a regular...
Forum: European Delivery 04-16-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By HughH
Hanau To Honor U.S. GI's

I can't express my emotions upon reading this article. As a retired G.I. I have been in many countries where we were dispised, I just don't know how to express myself. I wish I could be there in...
Forum: European Delivery 04-16-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By HughH
You are welcome. The only thing I have heard...

You are welcome. The only thing I have heard about Italy is that the elections are over.
The follout is not, so it appears the situation is not as bad for U.S. personnel but it warrants keeping and...
Forum: European Delivery 04-15-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By HughH
Check Your Euros

Counterfeit euros can dent your wallet


By Sandra Jontz, Stars and Stripes
European edition, Sunday, April 16, 2006



Sandra Jontz / S&S
Are the euro coins on the counter real? With...
Forum: General BMW 04-15-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By HughH
I received a sales brochure from COSTCO and they...

I received a sales brochure from COSTCO and they are offering a $150 cash card with the purchase of a Nuvi. They don't mention the price, but that $150 card could purchase several gallons of gas!
...
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By HughH
Great to hear you will be able to attend a...

Great to hear you will be able to attend a winefest. I will not be going until Oktober for ED.
Looking forward to attending a winefest.

Hugh
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By HughH
European Wine Festival Schedule

This is from the Stars and Stripes newspaper. I hope some of you going to Europe this year will enjoy a glass or two at one of these festivities.
...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-11-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,300
Posted By HughH
A lot of people here have had success dealing...

A lot of people here have had success dealing with the BMW dealer in Temple TX.
Let us know how you come out. I will be looking for a 07 ED 325i deal in Oct.
Forum: General BMW 04-08-2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 23,274
Posted By HughH
What the unions need to do now is start weeding...

What the unions need to do now is start weeding out the slackers themselves.>>>

He, he...where I worked for 27 yrs, the slackers became managers. That was and still is a step in the progression up...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,374
Posted By HughH
Try www.penfed.org, that's Pentagon Federal...

Try www.penfed.org, that's Pentagon Federal Credit Union. Check out their website for membership eligibility.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,064
Posted By HughH
My sister's brother-in-law had to get rid of his...

My sister's brother-in-law had to get rid of his Maserati Coupe because he couldn't live with the shift paddles. He replaced it with a MB C-55 with auto and he loves it.

My last automobile with a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-05-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By HughH
Contact the Base Legal Office. They will be able...

Contact the Base Legal Office. They will be able to provide you with the right information. Some things don't fully apply to GI's.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By HughH
I purchased an E46 in '04 and have really enjoyed...

I purchased an E46 in '04 and have really enjoyed it for two years now. Currently planning the purchase of an E90 via European Delivery. We are both retired now and have no room for two cars in our...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By HughH
Deleted!

Deleted!
Forum: Off-Topic 03-30-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,560
Posted By HughH
I am an assistant baseball general manager. I...

I am an assistant baseball general manager. I assist my 9 yr old grandson with his fantasy team. I am also an oenologyst, only problem is that I keep drinking the wine before its time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,297
Posted By HughH
If only the E60 looked a little like a MB 350,...

If only the E60 looked a little like a MB 350, inside and out! I have driven both and in our limited speed hwy they both feel quite similar. I also drove them in a close short circuit and again, I...
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2006, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,557
Posted By HughH
I agree with you. I have driven in Turkey,...

I agree with you. I have driven in Turkey, Philippines and Dallas TX. It all sounds worse than it is, except for Dallas:thumbdwn:

Here's an excerpt from a very recent article about Bulgaria in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,780
Posted By HughH
Same here. I'll never own a car without Xenon...

Same here. I'll never own a car without Xenon hesdlights!
Forum: European Delivery 03-29-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 945
Posted By HughH
Drivers Beware: Fake Police in Italy

Driver beware: Fake police may try to scam you in Italy


By Sandra Jontz, Stars and Stripes
European edition, Wednesday, March 29, 2006



NAPLES, Italy Motorists should be aware of a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,973
Posted By HughH
The Spanish have a saying that goes as: Para el...

The Spanish have a saying that goes as: Para el gusto se hicieron los colores. For each taste were colors made. Enjoy them all or the ones you like.
Forum: European Delivery 03-25-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By HughH
I posted the article from the Stars and Stripes...

I posted the article from the Stars and Stripes newspaper on 3/23 under the heading Travelling to Italy. The article recommends Americans to stay away from demonstrations.

We were stationed in...
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