Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 219
Search took 1.11 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: tarf
Forum: European Delivery 05-18-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By tarf
They have stepped up their enforcement of the use...

They have stepped up their enforcement of the use tax in recent years. They started putting a line on the Pennsylvania income tax return for use tax beginning in 2011. And checking the Federal...
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By tarf
Yes, the amount and date on my form was incorrect...

Yes, the amount and date on my form was incorrect also. But I believe that the Department of Revenue is taking their information from the Federal customs forms so they have no idea how much you paid...
Forum: European Delivery 05-16-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By tarf
I had the same situation and sent them the...

I had the same situation and sent them the following letter with a copy of the lease agreement which resolved the situation. You can fill in your information where necessary. Mine was a lease so you...
Forum: European Delivery 05-15-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By tarf
I believe that these signs warning of a speed...

I believe that these signs warning of a speed camera are required by Italian law. Speed cameras are all over the place in Italy, both fixed and portable ones that can change. The trick in knowing...
Forum: European Delivery 05-11-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By tarf
I dropped off my car in Munich on April 27th and...

I dropped off my car in Munich on April 27th and it still isn't showing up on the WW website. So I finally called the ED people in NJ and they told me that it was on the Brasilia Highway which left...
Forum: European Delivery 04-13-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,437
Posted By tarf
I attach mine to my carry on and, in the case of...

I attach mine to my carry on and, in the case of my checked bag, I attach it to my zipper pull (which has a hole in it) on the front compartment of my suitcase. Then I tuck it inside of the front...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By tarf
I've never used it in London (I have used it in...

I've never used it in London (I have used it in Italy), but you might want to look on airbnb.com to see if you can find anything there that fits your needs.
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By tarf
Each Italian city that has a ZTL makes its own...

Each Italian city that has a ZTL makes its own rules and all seem to be different. Some allow electric cars and some don't. Some allow you to register online with your license plate and pay a fee in...
Forum: European Delivery 04-08-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By tarf
Both cities have ZTL zones where you cannot drive...

Both cities have ZTL zones where you cannot drive unless you are staying in a hotel there. If you simply google ZTL map for each city, you can see where you are not permitted to drive. In Bologna, I...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,241
Posted By tarf
Did you fill out the BMW survey for your...

Did you fill out the BMW survey for your maintenance and what did you say in the survey?
Forum: European Delivery 04-06-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By tarf
If you go to Google maps...

If you go to Google maps (https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&output=classic&dg=brw), you can click on traffic and there will be a box where you can select either live traffic or traffic for a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-05-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By tarf
A 1% increase in the residual on a $70,000 MSRP...

A 1% increase in the residual on a $70,000 MSRP vehicle on a 36 month lease will decrease the lease payment by about $20 per month. (1% X $70,000 / 36 plus less a small amount for the money factor...
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By tarf
Maybe I'll see you at the Welt. Then I'll be...

Maybe I'll see you at the Welt. Then I'll be heading to Italy for the rest of my trip :D.
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By tarf
I had the same experience a few years ago. But...

I had the same experience a few years ago. But I'll be doing another pick up in less than 2 weeks and I was afraid that they they wouldn't fix it if it happened again. When I look back at the ED...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-05-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By tarf
I didn't realize that you could ever transfer...

I didn't realize that you could ever transfer MSD's to a new vehicle. The last 3 BMW leases that I entered into, I always paid the MSD's and got the refund back separately. Maybe that had to do with...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-03-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By tarf
My mistake. I have a 5 series which doesn't have...

My mistake. I have a 5 series which doesn't have that problem. And the NAV function bar video for the X1 on the BMW website...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By tarf
You may be right, but the ED Program Guide...

You may be right, but the ED Program Guide specifically states that the Owner's Portfolio (Leather Booklet) MUST REMAIN in the Vehicle. And it was in all caps and in bold type as if they want to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By tarf
There are quite a few hotels in Mestre that have...

There are quite a few hotels in Mestre that have free parking and are also close to a bus stop for the short ride into Venice.
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By tarf
Note that the new ED Program Guide states "Please...

Note that the new ED Program Guide states "Please note that wear and tear items, such as surface scratches, scratches to wheels, and paint chips will not be repaired under insurance." So I wouldn't...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By tarf
From the nav screen, go to the function bar on...

From the nav screen, go to the function bar on the left by pushing the idrive controller to the left. Then go to the bottom icon for "additional information". After clicking that, again go to the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-01-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By tarf
Had Safelite replace the windshield on a 2013 5...

Had Safelite replace the windshield on a 2013 5 series with HUD, rain sensor, auto high beams, etc. They got the windshield from a BMW dealer. I've had no problems and it has been over a year.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-31-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By tarf
Looks like someone on this board asked about the...

Looks like someone on this board asked about the service history on this VIN 8 years ago.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=207504&highlight=wbagl63433dp63194
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-31-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By tarf
65%/64%/62% for 10,000/12,000/15,000 miles for 36...

65%/64%/62% for 10,000/12,000/15,000 miles for 36 months. At least for March.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,889
Posted By tarf
I received an email from BMWNA about a month ago...

I received an email from BMWNA about a month ago stating that the expiration date was 6/30. If you want to PM me your email address, I would be glad to forward it to you. Here's the footnote from the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-28-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,381
Posted By tarf
But by signing the paperwork a few weeks sooner...

But by signing the paperwork a few weeks sooner than you are otherwise required to, are you starting the clock on your lease (or if you are buying the car, on the 4 year warranty) earlier than you...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 219

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms