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Forum: European Delivery 11-21-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
My Reaper is home

Just picked up my vehicle :thumbup: and just shy of 8 weeks after I dropped it off in Munich.

Well this is my last post for at least this thread but I like to say it was a good thread. ...
Forum: European Delivery 11-14-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
Final Inspection?

Great to hear that your ride is at the Dealer Ibiza!

I had to make a call to find out what was up with my ride and I was told it was in a final inspection at the VPC. :confused: Never heard that...
Forum: European Delivery 11-02-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
Don Juan Departing New York

The Don Juan is heading for Georgia! It had a nice and fast turn around in New York and on its way to Brunswick, Ga. It has a 0400ETA on the 4th of November.:)
Forum: European Delivery 10-20-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
Well it looks like we are neck and neck...

Well it looks like we are neck and neck Maritimer67. I am also picking up from Braman in West Palm Beach.

I think if we both keep calling Braman when the vehicles arrive in Brunswick, GA they may...
Forum: European Delivery 10-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
Don Juan Delayed

If you are on the Don Juan expect delays due to Hurricaine Gonzalo. Brunswick, GA is now 11/4, a day late.:cry:
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
On Football: Philbin is getting his ass chewed...

On Football: Philbin is getting his ass chewed here in south Florida. Not sure if he will last after this season.

On Delivery: Ibiza is right, expect delays at the port with customs as well as...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
It was very hard just parking it at the drop off....

It was very hard just parking it at the drop off. My wife and I spent over two weeks with it. It was very hard walking away from it.

I am surprised though that our vehicles took so much time to...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
Link to vessel tracking

No on the Ruby black, its the morning sun giving it a red coating. It was 7am when we were dropping the car off, had to catch a morning flight back to the States. It is black Sapphire met.

Here...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,601
Posted By drklion
With the Don Juan

Dropped off my M6 Gran Coupe on the 30th at the Munich Airport. My car joined five other vehicles. Photo attached.

This is my 7th ED. The two worst things about ED is the waiting to pick it up...
Forum: European Delivery 10-02-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,674
Posted By drklion
I am in the bored group as well. I am going...

I am in the bored group as well. I am going through jet lag.
Forum: European Delivery 10-01-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,674
Posted By drklion
Things to do before and after drop off: Keep...

Things to do before and after drop off:

Keep less then a 1/4 tank of gas
Take the First Aid Kit out
Take the triangle out
Take your front plate
Take your USB drive that was installed for your...
Forum: F12 / F13 M6 & F06 M6 Gran Coupe (2012 - current) 09-30-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By drklion
2015 M6 GC w/Perf Pack Top Speed

Just an FYI: Picked up a 15 M6 GC with the performance pack and ceramic brakes from the Welt Center on a ED. Last day with over 3000km driven I pushed it on the Autobahn and the limiter kicked in...
Forum: F12 / F13 M6 & F06 M6 Gran Coupe (2012 - current) 09-27-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,599
Posted By drklion
2015 M6 w/ ceramic brakes

Just picked up my M6 GC from the Welt Center. I drove the vehicle for about 500km when I heard the squeak and to top it off the front brakes also rattle while driving over bumps. I could not do...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-03-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,638
Posted By drklion
Ionized - I did not take your post as an assault...

Ionized - I did not take your post as an assault on my driving skills. Your post basically said that this issue with the braking system is addressed in the manual. It is not It may seam that way...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-02-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,638
Posted By drklion
This is not addressed

This issue is not address. That action is when the vehicle has gone through deep water or the brakes have been submerged. Anyone with some knowledge of driving knows this procedure. I have been...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-02-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,638
Posted By drklion
Just an Update

I believe this was the 3rd or fourth time the X1 went in for the brake issues. I had BMW send down a rep and I gave him a video of the problem. I also mentioned that steering column has had a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,221
Posted By drklion
BMWConfig Is Needed

Please update BMWConfig, it is our only looking glass into BMW unless we start doing our own math. With that said everyone will always have something different and if that is not a problem then try...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-27-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,638
Posted By drklion
Agree about the right brakes gripping but the...

Agree about the right brakes gripping but the vehicle had a strange reaction while braking. The front left dipped and the front right lifted giving the vehicle a heavy pull to the right. It seems...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-25-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,697
Posted By drklion
Sport package pushes limiter to 155

I have had three 7s in the past 6 years. All with the sport package and all limited to 155. This latest one has the M package and picked it up through ED. I had the car humming over 150 with room...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-25-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By drklion
SOS Issue

Anyone have an SOS issue? I picked my 750Li from ED in November and noticed that the SOS Malfunction light came on but took it as no communication cause I was in Germany. I picked up my car a...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-25-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,638
Posted By drklion
Try with caution!!!!

By any chance if anyone has an X1 2013 Xdrive 35i and finds themselves driving in heavy rain and without applying the brakes for a period of time (most likely highway) then try applying the brakes...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-25-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,638
Posted By drklion
1. Wheels straight, was on highway with no curve...

1. Wheels straight, was on highway with no curve at the time. It was a brake failure grip.
2. I tested it in the range of 50 to 70.
3. Will try it but feel it might be a build up of water as the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-25-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,638
Posted By drklion
2013 X1 Brake issue (X Drive 35i)

I was driving on the highway last week in some heavy rain. The vehicle in front of me stopped short and so I applied on the brakes but have you ever ridden a bike and only used your front brake? ...
Forum: European Delivery 11-23-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By drklion
Pictures should appear now, they were in private...

Pictures should appear now, they were in private status
Forum: European Delivery 11-21-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By drklion
My 5th ED: 2013 750Li

We took delivery of our 5th ED vehicle this past week. We flew in the night before and took the Lufthansa bus into town. Call me nostalgic, I like taking a comfortable bus into town as I watch the...
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