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Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,093
Posted By DJ
I did Euro delivery in March 2007 and submitted...

I did Euro delivery in March 2007 and submitted my paperwork immediately upon return back to the states. Started to panic a bit when 7 weeks went by with no check and called BMWCCA, who confirmed...
Forum: European Delivery 05-15-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,955
Posted By DJ
Same thing happened to me. Looks like I was...

Same thing happened to me. Looks like I was about 1 month after you. After you're able to track the car continously while on a WW ship, it goes "missing" once it reaches the VPC. Owners circle and...
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,112
Posted By DJ
But she is a "VIP in the E-Commerce Department". ...

But she is a "VIP in the E-Commerce Department". That's clearly a sign of high achievement. She MUST know what she is talking about.
Forum: European Delivery 05-08-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,429
Posted By DJ
Be sure to stop at Riquewihr or Ribeauville on...

Be sure to stop at Riquewihr or Ribeauville on the "Route de Vin" for some local flavor...and watch out for the storks.
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,143
Posted By DJ
Shoot, the link above was for the location of the...

Shoot, the link above was for the location of the BMW dealer. Here's where the Shell Station/ADAC is, right off the roundabout (40 Robert Bosch Str., Lindau):
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Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,143
Posted By DJ
We drove through Lindau/Bregenz on the way to...

We drove through Lindau/Bregenz on the way to Zurich in March. Bought both the Austrian and Swiss vignettes at a large Shell gasolines station with an ADAC office. Its about 1/4 mile off the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-03-2007, 06:23 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 132,297
Posted By DJ
And for what its worth... another data point. I...

And for what its worth... another data point. I did ED on a 335i coupe with AT on March 12. Late February build. No cooler and old style 300 degree gauge. Tempatures seem to be rock solid at 245.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,863
Posted By DJ
I picked up my 335i coupe on Monday April 23 --...

I picked up my 335i coupe on Monday April 23 -- had arrived at NJ port on April 6. Hope you see your cars soon!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,223
Posted By DJ
Coral red here with gray poplar. The only other...

Coral red here with gray poplar. The only other color I considered was Saddle.
Forum: European Delivery 04-26-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By DJ
We got around just fine with the GPS. But I did...

We got around just fine with the GPS. But I did carry a couple of Michelin maps for overviews and comfort level. Find an ADAC office while you are over there they have excellent maps. They are...
Forum: European Delivery 04-22-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By DJ
We did the tour last month. Had dropped the car...

We did the tour last month. Had dropped the car off at Harms just prior and were quite worried about what to do with three full sized suitcases and two camera bags. Our tour guide was fantastic --...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,863
Posted By DJ
I can relate -- the wait for an ordered car the...

I can relate -- the wait for an ordered car the hardest part! I ordered a 335i in January also, car arrived NJ port Apr 6. I will be picking up (finally!) Monday Apr. 23. Sound like you are about...
Forum: European Delivery 04-19-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By DJ
I had the good fortune of dropping off at Harms...

I had the good fortune of dropping off at Harms in Munich, being trucked to Bremerhaven next day, and being loaded on a ship two days after that. But now I've spent 12 days clearing customs at the...
Forum: European Delivery 04-12-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By DJ
I did euro delivery this past March. Fretted...

I did euro delivery this past March. Fretted over this same issue for quite a while. Eventually decided to order the car with sport suspension and the high performance tires that come with it --...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By DJ
Having boughtg several cars over the years, any...

Having boughtg several cars over the years, any of the Boston area dealers (Chambers and BMW Peabody included) are fine to work with (well at least in the long run).

If you found yourself with...
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By DJ
Both the US and Europe maps work with my TomTom...

Both the US and Europe maps work with my TomTom One -- I just needed an extra SD card (1 GB). Overall cost was something like 1/2 the Garmin solution.
Forum: European Delivery 04-03-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By DJ
More weirdness for me too. The E46 that I sold...

More weirdness for me too. The E46 that I sold (and deleted from the OC) 2 years ago is now showing up as "my vehicle". Any mention of my E92 (which I already took ED on) has vanished. The E92...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By DJ
The Munich BMW dealer is located on the...

The Munich BMW dealer is located on the Frankfurter Ring, right on the shortest route between the ED Center and the Factory Tour. So if you time it right in the morning, you can hit the dealer...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,866
Posted By DJ
There's a checklist that the drop off center will...

There's a checklist that the drop off center will go over with you -- and as part of that you agree and sign a form stating whether there is any damage or not.

I can't say what happens if you...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2007, 05:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,866
Posted By DJ
Yes that's right. You'll leave one of the keys...

Yes that's right. You'll leave one of the keys with E.H.Harms when you do your paperwork -- and also remember to take warning triangle, first aid kit and front plate off the car if you want to see...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2007, 05:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By DJ
P.S. You will experience some "loud noises" on...

P.S. You will experience some "loud noises" on the factory tour -- maybe a set of foam ear inserts will solve the daughter issue.

P.P.S. Last time I bought a set of foam ear plugs was for me...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2007, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By DJ
Assuming you are touring the Munich factory, the...

Assuming you are touring the Munich factory, the ED center on Lilienthalallee (Freimann) is only about 5.5 km from the factory tour entrance (Tor 1) on Dostlerstrasse. So either tour first or...
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,903
Posted By DJ
You should be all set -- all I did before...

You should be all set -- all I did before arriving in Munich was to tell my CA back here in the states. As I recall my drop off location and date did appear in the paperwork I received from BMW.
...
Forum: European Delivery 03-29-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By DJ
I also had not heard back from Thomas, he must be...

I also had not heard back from Thomas, he must be quite busy this week. So I searched the archives here. Go to the Wallenius Wilhelmsen web site at http://www.2wglobal.com/www/wep/index.jsp -...
Forum: European Delivery 03-29-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,625
Posted By DJ
Congratualtions on arriving and getting your car!...

Congratualtions on arriving and getting your car!

Hey that's my parking space.
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