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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By WaxComb
All seasons are fine for legal and insurance...

All seasons are fine for legal and insurance purposes (winter tires are classified as M+S which is the same as in the US). (This is not a discussion of the actual performance of all seasons in winter...
Forum: European Delivery 10-08-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By WaxComb
I drove that stretch coming back from...

I drove that stretch coming back from Berchtesgaden to Munich 10 at night in a 420d m sport.

Let's just say I didn't hit the top speed not because the car couldn't but because I enjoy living.
Forum: European Delivery 09-23-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By WaxComb
I'm leaving today. (No ED, just Oktoberfest.)

I'm leaving today. (No ED, just Oktoberfest.)
Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,084
Posted By WaxComb
I wouldn't tip. I don't cash tip limo drivers in...

I wouldn't tip. I don't cash tip limo drivers in the US because it's baked into the bill (unless I have a good run in Vegas).
Forum: The Travel Forum 02-25-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 768
Posted By WaxComb
Star Alliance Business Class sale for flights in April (US to Europe)

I've been looking up flights for a trip to Leipzig that may or may not happen in April (personal not business), and I noticed that flights are around $3800 round trip for business class seats...
Forum: European Delivery 02-25-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By WaxComb
I'm not sure if the Zoll plate is in your name or...

I'm not sure if the Zoll plate is in your name or not, but I got tagged in a rental car and the company was kind enough to forward my information to the police for a small fee.

However, the police...
Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,634
Posted By WaxComb
I was wondering why I got charged a fee when I...

I was wondering why I got charged a fee when I was in Deutschland the weekend before Thanksgiving. :-(
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-23-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,660
Posted By WaxComb
In the video he said 250 kph which is 155 mph.

In the video he said 250 kph which is 155 mph.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-23-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By WaxComb
Spotted an i8 in the wild

They're in front of an advertising firm in Santa Monica, so I'm assuming they're getting ready for a photo shoot.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By WaxComb
Never noticed engine braking? That's the first...

Never noticed engine braking? That's the first thing I noticed when I test drove my car.

Anyway, heavy steering is a common complaint in the E9x but absolutely normal.
Forum: European Delivery 12-18-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By WaxComb
That seems reasonable. Maybe you could stay at...

That seems reasonable. Maybe you could stay at the Sheraton or the Hilton Garden Inn in FRA and then pick up your rental car early morning. It's about a 4 hour drive to Munich.

One thing that...
Forum: European Delivery 12-18-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By WaxComb
There are direct flights to Munich all over the...

There are direct flights to Munich all over the east coast. In fact, Lufthansa flies direct to Munich from EWR and JFK.

Also, don't worry about connecting in FRA if you had to since it's not like...
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By WaxComb
Why don't you fly to Munich? Lufthansa has direct...

Why don't you fly to Munich? Lufthansa has direct flights that cost the same as LAX<->FRA. If you're flying business class though, I'd do LAX<->FRA just because the seats are better.
Forum: General BMW 12-11-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,907
Posted By WaxComb
I have an E92, and regarding these EPS issues I...

I have an E92, and regarding these EPS issues I can honestly say the current versions of EPS (MY2013 and newer) have as good a feel as hydraulic power steering.

I had 2 F10 loaners this year when...
Forum: General BMW 12-09-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,907
Posted By WaxComb
I'm not sure where people get this impression...

I'm not sure where people get this impression about electric power steering (EPS), but if EPS fails you still have steering it's just not assisted.

Now Infiniti's thing on the other hand...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-09-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,818
Posted By WaxComb
I'm thinking of getting a diesel as a second car...

I'm thinking of getting a diesel as a second car (either 535d or A6 TDI), but I think it's pretty silly to put in tax incentives.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-27-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By WaxComb
Thanks for the heads up. I don't think it's...

Thanks for the heads up. I don't think it's officially part of the auto show since it isn't in the guide. I asked a rep at the BMW display where it was.

As for my impressions, I think it's a good...
Forum: European Delivery 11-18-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,918
Posted By WaxComb
I think Germany is pretty lenient when it comes...

I think Germany is pretty lenient when it comes to speed. I've done my fair share of oh s*** when I've gone from unrestricted to construction and haven't received a ticket yet. (I'll probably receive...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,393
Posted By WaxComb
I'd at least rent wheels/tires. If it was my car...

I'd at least rent wheels/tires. If it was my car I'd just pay the 75 euros and flat bed it to the drop off point and rent a car from Sixt (my preferred rental car company in Deutschland).
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-12-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,727
Posted By WaxComb
I don't think the 2-series and the A3/CLA compete...

I don't think the 2-series and the A3/CLA compete because I feel the 2 series is more of an enthusiast car. You know the type: F30 came out -> WTF it's a Lexus. E9X came out -> WTF too big and heavy....
Forum: European Delivery 09-29-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,410
Posted By WaxComb
Don't eat the skin of the Weißwurst.

Don't eat the skin of the Weißwurst.
Forum: European Delivery 09-26-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By WaxComb
Thanks for the info. I'm not on a ED, but I went...

Thanks for the info. I'm not on a ED, but I went out on a lap with Sabine Schmitz on Monday the 23ed.

Her car is the Porsche that is white with a red hood that says Früh on the hood.
Forum: European Delivery 09-15-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By WaxComb
BMW is releasing tickets on Monday at 10:00 AM...

BMW is releasing tickets on Monday at 10:00 AM (European Time)

http://www3.bmw-motorsport.com/ms_de/ringtaxi/ticket

The odds of getting a ticket are slim, but you don't know if you don't try....
Forum: European Delivery 08-25-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,899
Posted By WaxComb
There is a Sixt and a Europcar walking distance. ...

There is a Sixt and a Europcar walking distance.
...
Forum: General BMW 08-23-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By WaxComb
But aren't all X5s made in the good ol' US of A? ...

But aren't all X5s made in the good ol' US of A?

I guess I was wrong... they are also made in Mexico.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_X5_(E70)
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