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Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By dkreidel
Interesting! I knew US Delivery "new" BMW's...

Interesting! I knew US Delivery "new" BMW's pre-clear under COSI while onboard ship, but was told by the GM of the Hueneme VDC that didn't apply to ED cars - they all clear on the docks. The big...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2015, 10:52 AM
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Views: 136
Posted By dkreidel
ED 235M spotted in Polson MT?

On the way to Kalispell this morning I saw a new silver 235M (M235?) with Zoll plates! This was on a podunk country road a mile from my house near Flathead Lake - is anybody here in my 'hood? No BMW...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By dkreidel
I think it's a blondes or brunettes choice :D

I think it's a blondes or brunettes choice :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By dkreidel
Used both on the wifey's X5's - both are great....

Used both on the wifey's X5's - both are great. Michi is generally a better brand, but the ride and quietness of the DWS is astounding. DWS are "pretty good" in light snow - but our studded Nokian...
Forum: European Delivery 06-27-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By dkreidel
For many years I traveled to Germany 4-5X a year...

For many years I traveled to Germany 4-5X a year for work (supplier to BMW) My German is poor, even after 40+ work trips. My Russian, on the other hand, is fluent with a Muscovite's accent. I was...
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By dkreidel
^^^ All of RKA's answers are spot on :thumbup:...

^^^ All of RKA's answers are spot on :thumbup: The 4-Points is very convenient but nothing to write home about. You can easily roll your luggage from the 4-Points to the Welt. There is a great...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By dkreidel
:) Good information; thanks for the clarification...

:) Good information; thanks for the clarification :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By dkreidel
I think it is still June, so not surprised August...

I think it is still June, so not surprised August ED slots are available for cars being produced now. I stand by my assertion that **generally** you won't get an ED slot for a given MY until those MY...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By dkreidel
You likely won't get an ED delivery date for a...

You likely won't get an ED delivery date for a '17 until the 17's are on US dealer's showroom floor.
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By dkreidel
Better go through Geneva to avoid lots of slow...

Better go through Geneva to avoid lots of slow mountain traffic. Have fun; we humped a 330 vert from Munich to Tours France in a single day :thumbup: Quite a few years ago; wouldn't attempt such a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By dkreidel
That's a really long haul - are you going to stop...

That's a really long haul - are you going to stop overnight?
The nicest drive is through Lausanne and Beaune, but it would add a couple of hours. I think that route would take you through or...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By dkreidel
Yes, Munich to Tours or Orleans is a long pull,...

Yes, Munich to Tours or Orleans is a long pull, so I'd suggest stopping that might in Beaune which is the wine capital of Burgundy and enjoy some of the best food in France.:beerchug: The next...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By dkreidel
Okay - 16 ED's here and planning #17. I've made...

Okay - 16 ED's here and planning #17. I've made some banzai runs like the one you and the hubs are planning, so I can't really advise not to do it as proposed. It is possible, but I'll bet a bottle...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By dkreidel
May I ask why you are staying in Fussen? I find...

May I ask why you are staying in Fussen? I find it to be a non-descript small town with nothing particularly endearing to the place - the fish restaurant is okay though.
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By dkreidel
Done this several times; twice in NYC metro...

Done this several times; twice in NYC metro gratis . You need to have the selling dealer make the arrangements, not you. It is a courtesy to the selling dealer, not you. Search this forum for several...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 06-17-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,957
Posted By dkreidel
I don't know exactly; I've got $3,100 in them...

I don't know exactly; I've got $3,100 in them (wheels, tires & TPS) and they have exactly 1,612 miles. $1,600 +/- sounds about right to me. ??

The Pirelli Scorpion Winters are GREAT in snow and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By dkreidel
I had LED's in the '13 X5M and HATED them; stick...

I had LED's in the '13 X5M and HATED them; stick with the HID lights.
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By dkreidel
I believe it was more than a year ago - maybe 2.

I believe it was more than a year ago - maybe 2.
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 06-15-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,957
Posted By dkreidel
I've got a set of 298M's with Pirelli Scorpion...

I've got a set of 298M's with Pirelli Scorpion Winters from my X5M that we no longer own - if anyone is looking for a pristine set of winters for their X5M/X6M let me know.
Forum: European Delivery 06-10-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By dkreidel
VIN is all they need

VIN is all they need
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By dkreidel
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By dkreidel
Agreed, my favorite too :thumbup:

Agreed, my favorite too :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By dkreidel
Easiest: Munich, Nice, Zurich The...

Easiest: Munich, Nice, Zurich

The tough/irritating have been jettisoned: London, Madrid, Milan
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By dkreidel
Some day, when I'm ready to defend what may be a...

Some day, when I'm ready to defend what may be a unpopular opinion, and when I'm sure I won't compromise a friend who works in BMW NA's marketing/special sales I'll start a separate thread on this...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-03-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By dkreidel
Deposit remains with dealer, but the dealer is...

Deposit remains with dealer, but the dealer is committed to buying the car from NA.

Individual program in the US was halted for many years after a couple of high profile celebs ordered bat sh!t...
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