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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-12-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,183
Posted By neilk
I scratched my windshield when I scraped off some...

I scratched my windshield when I scraped off some frost with a plastic spatula (stupid me). It is one long 10 inch long scratch just above my line of sight. You can barely notice it unless the it is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 29,045
Posted By neilk
Let me add I have a 328i... I was probably in...

Let me add I have a 328i... I was probably in Eco-pro with some quick jaunts to 80-85, but otherwise following the flow of traffic. On the way down, I think I averaged 37 or so.

Even if the trip...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 29,045
Posted By neilk
Here is a screenshot from my trip computer- North...

Here is a screenshot from my trip computer- North Austin to Dallas last Sunday after the F1 race. I reset the computer once I got on the highway and took the picture right after getting off. Even if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-11-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,937
Posted By neilk
Remember that insurance companies are looking...

Remember that insurance companies are looking after their shareholders, not their customers. Insurance companies low-ball their customers hoping they will cave and take a better slightly better...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By neilk
If I had known how meticulous they were, I would...

If I had known how meticulous they were, I would have shrugged off the curb rash I inflicted on my rim during my ED trip. I think they even took car of a very minor door ding. They do a great job,...
Forum: European Delivery 09-26-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,178
Posted By neilk
AHarding, Saw that you scratched your rims...

AHarding,

Saw that you scratched your rims during your ED. I scratched up one of my rims and now my car is being held up in VPC awaiting a replacement rim that has to be ordered from Germany. It...
Forum: European Delivery 09-23-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,906
Posted By neilk
I am glad to see I am not the only one who's car...

I am glad to see I am not the only one who's car sat doing nothing for weeks at a time. The whole ED process would be more satisfying if the cars never sat more than 5 days in any one place.
In my...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By neilk
Just a FYI, but you want to make sure you see...

Just a FYI, but you want to make sure you see "LOADED ON VESSEL" on the 25th. I was booked on a ship, then checked the WWL site a day after departure and had been rebooked on another ship 7 days...
Forum: European Delivery 09-20-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By neilk
I dropped my car off in Nice in early August and...

I dropped my car off in Nice in early August and thought it would go to Zeebrugge per another post here, but it was sent all the way to Bremerhaven.

It took 23 days from drop-off in Nice to being...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-16-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By neilk
Wouldn't the cash be better spent buying a couple...

Wouldn't the cash be better spent buying a couple of shares of Apple or investing it somewhere else? It seems like you could earn more than 2.99% or whatever the interest rate is these days.

I...
Forum: European Delivery 09-12-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By neilk
I was going to watch, but once I saw it was over...

I was going to watch, but once I saw it was over 8 minutes decided not to.... just kidding.

Will check it out from home. Sounds like an an awesome experience. Did you practice on a PS3 before to...
Forum: European Delivery 09-11-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By neilk
Just called the 800 number. My status is "Arrived...

Just called the 800 number. My status is "Arrived at Port of Exit ". So does that mean it finished VPC or is going to VPC?

Thanks,
Neil
Forum: European Delivery 09-10-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By neilk
Same here. I am using Sooner John's post...

Same here.

I am using Sooner John's post here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6753885&postcount=8) to track the next steps. Looks like we have Liner Release and Delivered From...
Forum: European Delivery 09-01-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,319
Posted By neilk
We wanted to keep our room rates reasonable too...

We wanted to keep our room rates reasonable too and stayed at the Motel One near the Deutsches Museum in Munich. The rate was about $100. Nice lobby and bar. Rooms were a little small but very clean....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-31-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,801
Posted By neilk
+1... I had a hell of a time dealing with State...

+1... I had a hell of a time dealing with State Farm when someone backed into my old 911. Once I got an appraiser and filed a claim for diminished value, they sent me to another department and they...
Forum: European Delivery 08-30-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By neilk
You have nothing on paper/e-mail indicating...

You have nothing on paper/e-mail indicating otherwise?
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By neilk
Gee, you're not obsessed or anything.... haha ...

Gee, you're not obsessed or anything.... haha

Signed,
kettle
Forum: European Delivery 08-29-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By neilk
I was reviewing the ship's track and noticed that...

I was reviewing the ship's track and noticed that it did 3 circles and then started heading west. It didn't appear to have stopped anywhere.

Last time I saw it, it was going west at 20 knots....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-29-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,344
Posted By neilk
So how did that happen? Are there markets where...

So how did that happen? Are there markets where BMW doesn't include a USB connection? I am just wondering how the part got produced and made it all the way through production.
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,908
Posted By neilk
Ahh, don't worry, Allianz will take care of you....

Ahh, don't worry, Allianz will take care of you. Just go to Prague at the tail end of you trip so if your car is stolen, your entire trip isn't ruined. ;)

Then you can get another car with no...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By neilk
Stonemik. I think WWL accidentally left your...

Stonemik.

I think WWL accidentally left your car in Southampton and had to turn around and get it...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,081
Posted By neilk
22 Days to get on a ship... It took 10 days to...

22 Days to get on a ship... It took 10 days to get to Bremerhaven, which isn't bad, but it missed the next available ship which lead to a 10 day wait in Bremerhaven. I don't think July/August...
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,020
Posted By neilk
IMO, from the time you drop off the car in Europe...

IMO, from the time you drop off the car in Europe until you pick up the car from the dealer, it is not your responsibility. Getting insurance when the boat lands in the US is a waste and would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,933
Posted By neilk
Sounds great, but I wonder what kind of add-on...

Sounds great, but I wonder what kind of add-on fees they will add if they can sell them below invoice? I wonder if BMW is offering the dealers great sales incentives to make sure they outsell...
Forum: European Delivery 08-24-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,081
Posted By neilk
Just checked WWL and saw the following status: ...

Just checked WWL and saw the following status:
LOADED ON VESSEL BREMERHAVEN 24-08-2012 09:30:00

Once the ship leaves, I can stop checking WWL for about 10 days and migrate on over to...
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