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Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By The Other Tom
There were some recent threads about booking in...

There were some recent threads about booking in Munich in Sept...fairly close to Octoberfest, and high rates. Otherwise should be ok. I used booking.com and booked a day or two in advance, no...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 07-15-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By The Other Tom
I don't think so but you can check their website...

I don't think so but you can check their website or call them.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-10-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,428
Posted By The Other Tom
Dealers pay invoice for the car There is no...

Dealers pay invoice for the car

There is no holdback like other manufacturers do. Dealers can earn extra $ from their satisfaction scores, but they have to earn it....it's not automatic like...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By The Other Tom
Good question. Usually they do it at the VPC in...

Good question. Usually they do it at the VPC in the states. But since your car is going to the Performance Center, they may do it there.
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By The Other Tom
I think our only hope is that BMW will continue...

I think our only hope is that BMW will continue to build, say, 3 series in Germany and allow us to do ED out of an abundance of good will.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-23-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,006
Posted By The Other Tom
Good info. Thanks

Good info. Thanks
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-21-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By The Other Tom
Sometimes they do. In such cases a dealer is...

Sometimes they do. In such cases a dealer is reluctant to give a discount. But you can still do ED.
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 983
Posted By The Other Tom
I've also had good luck with booking.com. We used...

I've also had good luck with booking.com. We used it to book on the fly during our ED. I also agree about the rating system.
Forum: European Delivery 06-15-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By The Other Tom
Tturedraider's post means US MSRP = Ed MSRP and...

Tturedraider's post means US MSRP = Ed MSRP and US invoice = ED invoice as far as options go. In other words, there is no discount on options, bot there is a difference between MSRP and invoice. Go...
Forum: European Delivery 06-15-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By The Other Tom
ED invoice + options at US invoice + dealer...

ED invoice + options at US invoice + dealer profit = sale price
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By The Other Tom
Love the itinerary. If you're interested in the...

Love the itinerary. If you're interested in the sound of music, I recommend you take the sound of music tour in Salzburg. My wife and I did and enjoyed it very much.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-01-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,006
Posted By The Other Tom
+2

+2
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 05-29-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By The Other Tom
You might consider staying in Greenville another...

You might consider staying in Greenville another night. Lots of stuff to see/do downtown.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 05-29-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By The Other Tom
Well....Asheville is more or less north of...

Well....Asheville is more or less north of Greenville, Charleston and Hilton Head are more or less east. Asheville is the closest and probably your best option if you're leaving late aft. If you...
Forum: European Delivery 05-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By The Other Tom
The limits will vary depending on road type. In...

The limits will vary depending on road type. In general, the Germans apply the law literally, ie, no 10km over the limit like in the US. Of course, some sections of the autobahn have no limit :)...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 05-21-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,606
Posted By The Other Tom
Have you called the Zentrum? Tours originate...

Have you called the Zentrum? Tours originate from there and they are a separate entity from the PC.
Forum: European Delivery 05-02-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,771
Posted By The Other Tom
I love it ! Probably one of the best compliance...

I love it ! Probably one of the best compliance pics ever.
Forum: European Delivery 04-16-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By The Other Tom
Booking.com served me well when we did ED. I...

Booking.com served me well when we did ED. I made reservations a day or two in advance as our itinerary dictated. Guesthouses and Pensions (aka B&B's) can also be booked through this site and are a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-16-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By The Other Tom
Questions about sport mode

I had a 328i loaner for a couple of days and played around with eco/comfort/sport modes. I also used the shifter to change into "manual sport when in each setting. It seemed to be most effective...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-11-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By The Other Tom
Sorry, didn't read your post fully. Yes, you can...

Sorry, didn't read your post fully. Yes, you can "just visit" the PCD. They have a gift shop there that's open to the public, and you can also go to the cafeteria if it's not too crowed. You can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-11-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By The Other Tom
Go to the diesel forum here on bimmerfest and...

Go to the diesel forum here on bimmerfest and read about carbon build up. Then decide which engine you want.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By The Other Tom
The Performance Center has several paid programs...

The Performance Center has several paid programs that are more in depth than PCD. Look at their website for more details.
Having said that, I'd vote for the grand vacation :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By The Other Tom
Good info, thanks

Good info, thanks
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-31-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By The Other Tom
That question is best answered by your dealer. Go...

That question is best answered by your dealer. Go to the service advisor in person (not over the phone) and explain what you want. I did that regarding PDC and after a lot of head scratching, they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-27-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By The Other Tom
There are plenty of 3rd party backup cameras. ...

There are plenty of 3rd party backup cameras. Sometimes my dealer will install 3rd party stuff, but most times not. It depends on your dealer.
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