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Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
I am with State Farm and had my current (pre-ED)...

I am with State Farm and had my current (pre-ED) car on policy. They had a grace period for adding the car to the policy - no hassles, no pictures, no nothing. It was several days before I...
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Similar for mine - 1776 on dropoff, 1882 on...

Similar for mine - 1776 on dropoff, 1882 on pickup. I thought that seemed a little much but what are ya gonna do?
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
I've had my car for almost a week and Owner's...

I've had my car for almost a week and Owner's Circle still shows it at the preparation center! So much for Information Technology being helpful!
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2008, 04:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Back home again!

I picked up my car at the dealer yesterday - had dropped it off May 5, it was loaded May 15. So total transit time since dropoff was between 5 and 6 weeks: not too bad! :)

I had some curb rash on...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,419
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Congrats SWB! I picked up my car at the dealer...

Congrats SWB! I picked up my car at the dealer yesterday - had dropped it off May 5, it was loaded May 15. So, 5 or 6 weeks for this one. Re: your damage, I had some curb rash on the front wheels...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-15-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Thanks for the feedback folks, that helps me mull...

Thanks for the feedback folks, that helps me mull it over. Pretty bad that one would have to be concerned about being black-listed by the dealership, but more audacious things have happened so far!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-15-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Given the feedback system is broken how many...

Given the feedback system is broken how many folks would ask for freebies in exchange for a 5 rating? "You want that 5? Then give me the set of floormats you refused because I negotiated a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Those items are removed prior to shipping because...

Those items are removed prior to shipping because they're not approved for export. They are required items in the EU.
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Near Nice be sure to check out Eze and St. Paul...

Near Nice be sure to check out Eze and St. Paul de Vence. La Turbie has a great overlook of Monte Carlo. Grasse is classic tourist destination - perfume & cologne industry is the draw there. If...
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Beautiful pictures! What kind of camera did you...

Beautiful pictures! What kind of camera did you use? It did a really nice job capturing the colors.
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
OC is now showing my car in the preparation...

OC is now showing my car in the preparation center. Am guessing this may have changed status on Friday, since Thursday still showed it transit. Looking forward to the homecoming!
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
We stayed at Hotel Mario's in Florence (link to...

We stayed at Hotel Mario's in Florence (link to website) (http://www.hotelmarios.com/en/index.htm). It is a two-star, pretty nice, a good location, with typical continental breakfast. The lobby and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-02-2008, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
A colleague recommended framing the license plate...

A colleague recommended framing the license plate in a shadow box with a BMW emblem (a $15 part) and the Welt photo... That's what I'm picturing doing.
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,395
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
This may be offtopic but I'd like to nominate...

This may be offtopic but I'd like to nominate Texas-Bimmer for public office or to State Dept for such skilled diplomacy. We should all be so tactful! Thanks!

With the H7 exhibit it was amazing...
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
+4 Toward the end of the delivery overview...

+4

Toward the end of the delivery overview someone came up with a luggage cart with our bags, they loaded the trunk, delivered the picture they had taken earlier, and sent us on our viktory lap.
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,730
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
1776 miles in 14 days Munich - Verona -...

1776 miles in 14 days
Munich - Verona - Florence - Pisa - Cinque Terra - Mougins/Nice - Arles - Avignon - Lausanne - Bern - Munich

I hope that 12000 km was in more than 14 days!
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
I think the only status now is through the 800...

I think the only status now is through the 800 number, 800-831-1117, Monday Friday, 9am -9pm. There's Owners Circle but there's no useful detail on that....
Forum: European Delivery 05-29-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Status Port Time(dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm) ...

Status Port Time(dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm)
DISCHARGED NEW YORK, NY 29/05/2008 19:15
LOADED ON VESSEL BREMERHAVEN 15/05/2008 18:41
RECEIVED AT TERMINAL BREMERHAVEN 13/05/2008...
Forum: European Delivery 05-28-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
The latest snapshot of Faust as she approached...

The latest snapshot of Faust as she approached NY...
Forum: European Delivery 05-27-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Port Country Arrival Departure ...

Port Country Arrival Departure

BREMERHAVEN GERMANY 15/05/2008 15/05/2008
GOTHENBURG SWEDEN 16/05/2008 17/05/2008
ZEEBRUGGE BELGIUM 19/05/2008 19/05/2008
SOUTHAMPTON UNITED KINGDOM...
Forum: European Delivery 05-27-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Yes, looks like she's just about to hit North...

Yes, looks like she's just about to hit North America if she's not here already...
Forum: European Delivery 05-25-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Getting closer....

Posting the "every other day" update. Am imagining seeing the Faust appear over the horizon from Halifax.... Am also thinking about trying to get a Faust siting when she's in the Port of...
Forum: European Delivery 05-25-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,384
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Don't worry be happy

We used FF miles from Dulles to MUC at about 50K miles pp. We arranged the flights with less than 2 months ahead of leaving for our 21 April arrival in MUC. 80K pp would have put us in business...
Forum: European Delivery 05-23-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Come to daddy...

Score TWO for Budd's Oakville!

Almost halfway across the Big Water.....
Forum: European Delivery 05-23-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By acolborn@mac.co
Can't beat curbside service! There's another...

Can't beat curbside service! There's another lesson learned for my next European Delivery!
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