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Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By Tanning machine
That doesn't seem like quite the point. I doubt...

That doesn't seem like quite the point. I doubt anyone would choose an ED not at the Welt if they had the option. The only question is whether, given the need to close the Welt, BMW could...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By Tanning machine
Oh no! I'll check with you on Joern alternatives...

Oh no! I'll check with you on Joern alternatives when I get around to next one - may be a couple more years, as we just bought wife a new car.

Sounds like I have good odds of running into you...
Forum: European Delivery 08-17-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By Tanning machine
Just wanted to note when I did my last ED 12...

Just wanted to note when I did my last ED 12 years ago I ran into Stevarino in the (old) delivery center. I think he's done a half-dozen EDs since then and I'm waiting for my next one!
Forum: European Delivery 08-17-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By Tanning machine
My wife doesn't drive stick shift. Problem solved...

My wife doesn't drive stick shift. Problem solved by ordering a manual.
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Tanning machine
I wonder why they do anything at the port, which...

I wonder why they do anything at the port, which seems to be a less efficient way to install anything. Sure, there may be accessories they won't install for policy and legal reasons, but no reason...
Forum: European Delivery 04-24-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By Tanning machine
If you didn't do ED, what would your plan be? ...

If you didn't do ED, what would your plan be?

6 people is a challenge on any trip - between people wanting to go their own way, herding folks around, etc., there are logistical challenges anyway. ...
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Tanning machine
Perhaps I'm misunderstanding the new structure,...

Perhaps I'm misunderstanding the new structure, but what could possibly go wrong if they charge based on time? :D
Forum: European Delivery 04-06-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Tanning machine
1) I always wish they showed more scenery! ...

1) I always wish they showed more scenery! Seems like the show focuses less on that and more on the race itself - would like a slightly different balance, so that you actually got a sense they...
Forum: European Delivery 03-17-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,101
Posted By Tanning machine
This is no longer true . . . AT&T realized they...

This is no longer true . . . AT&T realized they had created a loophole and you now are paying for a "bucket" of overseas data, which is good for up to 30 days. No proration - you pay for the full...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-10-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,280
Posted By Tanning machine
I went to do a shopping comparison of German...

I went to do a shopping comparison of German wagons, but quickly realized that I needed to make only one stop . . . :cry:



BMW has a compact wagon (3 series), as does Audi. Both dropped their...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 03-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By Tanning machine
According to this, yes: ...

According to this, yes: http://www.inautonews.com/bmw-m2-cabrio-coming-in-2016#.VP3j_WOZjx8

And this:...
Forum: European Delivery 03-05-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,011
Posted By Tanning machine
So did I, until a couple of years ago when they...

So did I, until a couple of years ago when they changed to charge 3% fee within the Alliance.

https://www.bankofamerica.com/deposits/manage/faq-atm-fees.go
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,011
Posted By Tanning machine
I suppose it depends on how much international...

I suppose it depends on how much international travel you do . . . if this is your only trip, probably not worth it. But if this will be a recurring issue, then might as well bite the bullet.

I...
Forum: European Delivery 02-03-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By Tanning machine
+1. reminds me of Cinnamon leather from the E46...

+1. reminds me of Cinnamon leather from the E46 M3.
Forum: European Delivery 02-02-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Tanning machine
+1. Quite clear a 5er touring won't be available...

+1. Quite clear a 5er touring won't be available in US during this model run . . . BMW opted to push the 5GT instead.

There were some articles expressing regret with that decision after a...
Forum: European Delivery 01-13-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By Tanning machine
I would check with BMW to find out if this...

I would check with BMW to find out if this omission is intended to exclude Isle of Mann or if they intended to include it under some legal definition or another.
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By Tanning machine
ED is in a lot of respects its own loyalty...

ED is in a lot of respects its own loyalty discount program.

Any, there's any number of reasons but often BMW (and other auto manufacturers) use incentives like this to help reduce inventory on...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-12-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Tanning machine
Thanks for that - I had some work done there...

Thanks for that - I had some work done there shortly after it changed hands, and it already seemed to be a bit "off", although at the time they did make things right in the end.
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-07-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Tanning machine
I'm hoping for assessments of whether that...

I'm hoping for assessments of whether that promotional material is accurate or merely the same as every other shops claim to be the best.

Put more cynically, is BMW simply branding average work?
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-07-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Tanning machine
BMW Certified Collision Centers - Meaning?

I'm curious about what being a BMW Certified Collision center is. Can one expect higher quality repairs? Is it YMMV for each center?

I wouldn't be asking if I hadn't been in an accident, and I'm...
Forum: European Delivery 01-06-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By Tanning machine
Apparently it was listing beforehand and was...

Apparently it was listing beforehand and was ditched there to prevent a full capsize.
...
Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,507
Posted By Tanning machine
I think this is typical, although it's not...

I think this is typical, although it's not limitless. State Farm, my company, told me I had 30 days to switch over the policy formally after taking delivery - I think they could deny coverage, at...
Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,755
Posted By Tanning machine
You could do worse than to stay in Heiligenblut...

You could do worse than to stay in Heiligenblut at the south end of the Grossglockner. It would give you more time driving in the mountains, without having to wrry about another 3 hours + at the end...
Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By Tanning machine
+1. Have to check on predicted weather, but I...

+1. Have to check on predicted weather, but I would consider some time in the Dolomites (whether Bolzano or a town in the mountains). I might also consider a night or two around Lake Garda on the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-05-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By Tanning machine
They come with ED, but not PCD (I believe). ...

They come with ED, but not PCD (I believe). People who do both ED and PCD have them because of ED - neither PCD nor the dealer should take them away.
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