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Forum: The Travel Forum 06-13-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By neve1064
Thanks, ard. Technically we will be married by...

Thanks, ard. Technically we will be married by the time we get on the plane but our tickets are already booked in our current names. So, they won't have a way of knowing we are one family, right?...
Forum: The Travel Forum 06-08-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By neve1064
"I went and bought a Euro ETF a bit back, when...

"I went and bought a Euro ETF a bit back, when the Euro was at 1.07. So, to some extent, I hedged the dollar/euro, and took advantage of the exchange rate."

Brilliant move.
Forum: The Travel Forum 06-08-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By neve1064
I wonder, with currency fluctuations, is it...

I wonder, with currency fluctuations, is it possible to lock in current transfer rates now by purchasing a traveler's check? Or is the currency fluctuation unavoidable?
Forum: The Travel Forum 06-08-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By neve1064
Good idea, WaxComb. I'll try that. Thanks.

Good idea, WaxComb. I'll try that. Thanks.
Forum: The Travel Forum 06-08-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By neve1064
The band doesn't want a wire transfer. I told...

The band doesn't want a wire transfer. I told them I'd be glad to pay the VAT tax for them but they insist on cash. I guess they are trying to avoid income taxes? It looks like travelers checks...
Forum: The Travel Forum 06-08-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By neve1064
What's the best way to take cash to Europe?

We have to pay our wedding band in Germany in cash. What are the best ways to get cash in our hands to pay them the day of the wedding? The amount is $10,000 US dollars but the currency will be in...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-01-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By neve1064
Ok. Thank you for the clarification.

Ok. Thank you for the clarification.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-31-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By neve1064
N54 is a Twin Turbo and the N55 a single...

N54 is a Twin Turbo and the N55 a single TwinScroll Turbo?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-30-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By neve1064
Is the 2013 Z4 35is a true Bi turbo engine?

I need some clarification on the engine in the 2013 please.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-30-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By neve1064
For me I bought the insurance 5 years ago. I had...

For me I bought the insurance 5 years ago. I had one run flat that was unreported or so they said. Anyway, that one replacement cost me over 100 bucks even with the insurance. In retrospect I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,165
Posted By neve1064
Florida roads (Miami excluded) are generally...

Florida roads (Miami excluded) are generally smooth and well made. They are pretty good about maintaining the roads as well. So, run flats are Ok here. I had them for 55k mikes. Now I have switched...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 339
Posted By neve1064
I had a coil go bad at around 49k miles and had...

I had a coil go bad at around 49k miles and had it replaced. Everyone said go ahead and replace them all while their at it. I didn't listen. 3 or 4 thousand miles later another went bad. I then...
Forum: The Travel Forum 04-22-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By neve1064
Prague / Praha hotels

Anyone been to Prague lately? This will be our second time. This time we aren't bringing a BMW though so parking isn't a need. SPG has a Sheraton there but it isn't close to the St. Charles bridge....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By neve1064
Service engine soon light I believe made me take...

Service engine soon light I believe made me take it to the dealership
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By neve1064
Hankook was rated well for the price. True all...

Hankook was rated well for the price. True all new tires are softer but I don't agree with quieter. For the first time, I can hear, clearly the sound of wind rushing by my rear view mirrors.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By neve1064
Original equipment tires to Hankook.

Original equipment tires to Hankook.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By neve1064
Ditched run flats today

Wow, couldn't be happier. Better ride and quiet!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 120,527
Posted By neve1064
Thanks for the reply, Bouncer. Luckily, a can of...

Thanks for the reply, Bouncer. Luckily, a can of lithium grease from the auto parts store seems to have done the trick.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 120,527
Posted By neve1064
My hard top's passenger side receiver cup, the...

My hard top's passenger side receiver cup, the one located 9 the top of the win shield that receives the prong from the movable hard top, appears to be capturing somehow the prong. Either that or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By neve1064
I don't have tools. Independent quoted me...

I don't have tools. Independent quoted me $154.55 pump, $33.13 filter, $288 parts and labor. So with tax around 3 bills. If I had time, I'd do this myself.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By neve1064
Dmtl pump gone bad: 2011 328i vert

My dealer just informed me that the pump went bad. Quoting me $500 for the repair. What price range would an independent shop charge for swapping out this pump?
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 03-17-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,647
Posted By neve1064
My tesla sales guy said 20 mins. at a...

My tesla sales guy said 20 mins. at a supercharger station replenishes 50%. My wife drives from west Palm to st . augustine regularly. This is great for her. 2 super charges on the way there incase...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 03-16-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,647
Posted By neve1064
It takes 20 mins. To charge 50% of the battery.

It takes 20 mins. To charge 50% of the battery.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-16-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By neve1064
I test drove a Tesla today. I'll really enjoy...

I test drove a Tesla today. I'll really enjoy driving it til 2022, thanks. I like personalities like De Lorean; it's just the anti - establishment part of me. I love the Tesla. We were going to buy...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-16-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,958
Posted By neve1064
I test drove a P85D today. Wow!!! I have a 2013...

I test drove a P85D today. Wow!!! I have a 2013 Z35is, 2011 328i vert, a prius and another car. I'm used to quiet cars because of my Prius. So the Tesla wasn't a surprise for me. I'm in the market...
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