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Forum: The Travel Forum 04-15-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,691
Posted By gesoffen
Besides staying with my Opa when he was alive, my...

Besides staying with my Opa when he was alive, my favorite place to stay in Wien is the Pension Aviano - just down the street from the Sacher. No dedicated parking but the city garages are nearby...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 808
Posted By gesoffen
As someone who owns both an E46 wagon (with ZSP)...

As someone who owns both an E46 wagon (with ZSP) and an E91 (with M Sport Pack), both in Manual Trans, I would say you have to be careful comparing apples to oranges. Your ZHP was a performance...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By gesoffen
As Fast Bob indicated, the CCV replacement isn't...

As Fast Bob indicated, the CCV replacement isn't simply replacing the valve itself. Investigate the CCV repair to be sure the valve, plumbing and dipstick were all replaced. By your weather info, I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By gesoffen
I don't believe TÜV inspections are required for...

I don't believe TÜV inspections are required for U.S. Military POVs brought from the US to Europe. I would verify this with your ombudsman or similar at your future command. That said, a safety...
Forum: European Delivery 03-04-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By gesoffen
Been there, done that and totally understand why...

Been there, done that and totally understand why you're going that route. When my little ones were smaller, I remember quite the comedy routine with me as the star - luggage piled high on the cart,...
Forum: European Delivery 03-04-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By gesoffen
In addition to those that Olin posted, there is a...

In addition to those that Olin posted, there is a FCB Fanshop in the Munich Airport for last minute mitbringsls.....
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By gesoffen
Bayern München tickets are indeed hard to...

Bayern München tickets are indeed hard to get/expensive but it is worth a once in a life time experience.
A couple things to be aware of:
1) At the rate that FCB is going, they may have the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By gesoffen
+1 on this. Although I'll add that the airlines...

+1 on this. Although I'll add that the airlines have gargantuan plastic bags at the checkin/bag check counters that kid seats easily fit into so you don't need the car seat cover (just another thing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,743
Posted By gesoffen
Congrats pilgrim - welcome to the MT wagon club!...

Congrats pilgrim - welcome to the MT wagon club! Membership is limited.
I have two: an E46 with nearly 190k miles, and an '12 E91 with M-Sport with 25k miles to replace the E46 (but I can't seem to...
Forum: The Travel Forum 02-18-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By gesoffen
For most rental car companies, you're never...

For most rental car companies, you're never guaranteed a particular make/model of car, rather only a car in that "class". So while Sixt may use a BMW 3er as a representative of the class of car you...
Forum: European Delivery 02-12-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By gesoffen
While it may seem like a big head-ache to switch...

While it may seem like a big head-ache to switch dealers 2 months out, it may be an even larger headache dealing with further "mistakes" on the part of your current dealer. Switching to another...
Forum: European Delivery 02-12-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,801
Posted By gesoffen
You have the general idea down - A8 is also E60...

You have the general idea down - A8 is also E60 (integration with EU road network nomenclature/identification). For the purposes of Germany/Austria/Switzerland, all "E" roads are A roads (Autobahns),...
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,801
Posted By gesoffen
If your only forays into Austria are to Salzburg...

If your only forays into Austria are to Salzburg and surroundings, you can skip the vignette by taking the A8/E60 to the Piding just prior to the border and then jump off to the B roads. Exit the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By gesoffen
In know its an old thread that I'm bringing back...

In know its an old thread that I'm bringing back from the dead but I'm wondering if anyone has had any luck recently in getting the Euro tail lights. I've always though that amber turn signals on...
Forum: European Delivery 01-21-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,319
Posted By gesoffen
Weather predictions aren't very accurate more...

Weather predictions aren't very accurate more than a few days out so late March is a crap shoot. Chances are you'll be fine without winter tires. However, its up to you to evaluate the consequence...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By gesoffen
If your talking about the rubber blade itself,...

If your talking about the rubber blade itself, you can get wiper "refills" from any auto parts store and cut the length to fit.
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By gesoffen
As far as times of day leaving Munich, it is a...

As far as times of day leaving Munich, it is a big city with typical big city traffic problems. Mid-day should have minimal problems with perhaps a few minor bits of congestion (stau) in/around...
Forum: European Delivery 01-16-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,642
Posted By gesoffen
Nope but travel enough for work and pleasure to...

Nope but travel enough for work and pleasure to know that a lower fare price may cost you more in the end if you have to cancel or change travel dates, airports, or even travel times. Different fare...
Forum: European Delivery 01-15-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,642
Posted By gesoffen
Unfortunately, you'll have to read the fine print...

Unfortunately, you'll have to read the fine print associated with the fare restrictions to determine if your are making an apples to apples comparison of the Lufthansa deal versus open market. If...
Forum: European Delivery 01-06-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,907
Posted By gesoffen
Cliff notes version of US Based Chip & Pin CCs: ...

Cliff notes version of US Based Chip & Pin CCs:
1) To my knowledge, all (or very nearly all) of US based Chip and PIN (henceforth abbreviated as C&P) CCs are set to default to Swipe/Chip and...
Forum: European Delivery 01-06-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,907
Posted By gesoffen
Cliff notes version of US Based Chip & Pin CCs: ...

Cliff notes version of US Based Chip & Pin CCs:
1) To my knowledge, all (or very nearly all) of US based Chip and PIN (henceforth abbreviated as C&P) CCs are set to default to Swipe/Chip and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By gesoffen
AS long as its running ok, you won't harm the car...

AS long as its running ok, you won't harm the car by driving it normally with lean bank 1 & 2. However, get it repaired ASAP before it leads to other problems. From your post, I gather that you did a...
Forum: European Delivery 11-18-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By gesoffen
Yes CityMaps2Go. Excellent offline maps for...

Yes CityMaps2Go. Excellent offline maps for nearly every medium to large city (even some small cities/regional areas). Works great for walking maps, points of interest and nearby services (ATMs,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By gesoffen
Autotrader? Just outside of Boston? If so, thats...

Autotrader? Just outside of Boston? If so, thats likely it. Thanks for the welcome! Although to be clear, I've been a member of the club since 2003 ('01 E46 wagon, 5MT). However, I am new to the E91...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By gesoffen
After a 7-8 month in earnest search (closer to a...

After a 7-8 month in earnest search (closer to a year if I include the half hearted search too), I just picked up the elusive rainbow unicorn - 2012 E91, 6MT and M-Sport!!! Competition is fierce for...
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