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Forum: European Delivery 03-26-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By *dima*
I booked two ED trips with miles and points about...

I booked two ED trips with miles and points about 6 months in advance before ordering the vehicle. I never had an issue with not getting my preferred delivery date about 3 months in advance when I...
Forum: European Delivery 02-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,026
Posted By *dima*
Based on last year, 6 series and X1 switch in...

Based on last year, 6 series and X1 switch in March. Most other models switch in July. Here is the link to the 2014 Start-of-production and end-of-production document from the Ask-a-dealer forum.
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-19-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,430
Posted By *dima*
2014 GT LCI information is available now. I just...

2014 GT LCI information is available now. I just stumbled upon all the photos at this blog:

http://www.bmwblog.com/2013/05/19/bmw-5-series-gt-facelift-world-premiere/

Quite a few changes, but...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-03-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,633
Posted By *dima*
After a year with my 550ix GT, there are no tire...

After a year with my 550ix GT, there are no tire issues to report. I've hit my share of potholes, but the Goodyears are holding up.
I have 12,000 miles on it. Perhaps the wheel construction and the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-09-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,193
Posted By *dima*
I am struggling with ordering winter tires for...

I am struggling with ordering winter tires for the sport package (550 GT) myself.
In general, downsizing for winter wheels is recommended so 18" seems to be a good idea.
However, I looked at the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-09-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,743
Posted By *dima*
Congratulations! European Delivery is supposed to...

Congratulations! European Delivery is supposed to be a Grand Tour of Europe, and there is no better way to go about it than in a Gran Turismo :D

I also went with the European Delivery for my 550...
Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By *dima*
I can confirm that charges on the Kindle are only...

I can confirm that charges on the Kindle are only for files sent to the device, and for magazine subscriptions. Simple internet or e-mail is completely free. Downloading books is also with no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-10-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By *dima*
I am getting 21-22 mpg on average in 80% hwy...

I am getting 21-22 mpg on average in 80% hwy driving. And it is in the 550 ix GT. IMO, the mileage is more than respectable.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-04-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By *dima*
I also have Goodyear Eagle LS2 245/45 R19 -...

I also have Goodyear Eagle LS2 245/45 R19 - all-season runflats on the 550ix GT. No problems yet at 3000 miles. The F10 board has me worried as well, though... As far as I understand, the Goodyears...
Forum: European Delivery 08-04-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By *dima*
Free email and internet during ED - using Kindle 3G

I saw several threads about internet access during ED, but do not think anyone mentioned that you can get free 3G internet and e-mail anywhere in Europe (as well as the US) using the Kindle 3G book...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-04-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By *dima*
I am looking into getting snow tires for the next...

I am looking into getting snow tires for the next winter, too. Reviews that I saw suggest that Michelin is a better choice than Pirelli for snow tires.

By the way, has anyone had experience...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-26-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,178
Posted By *dima*
Congratulations, I believe the GT is a great...

Congratulations, I believe the GT is a great choice. I went through numerous test drives recently, and chose the 550ix GT for ED in May.

1. I feel the same way about wheels, and this was just...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-26-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,267
Posted By *dima*
Nightmare pictures. I feel for you and hope...

Nightmare pictures.
I feel for you and hope the insurance will come through.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-03-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,667
Posted By *dima*
Interesting thread... Thanks, svanil, for...

Interesting thread... Thanks, svanil, for starting it. Let me add my experience.

I am getting ready for an ED on a 550ixGT. I commute about 40 miles one-way on country roads, but also do a fair...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-03-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,603
Posted By *dima*
My ED for a 550ix GT is coming up soon. It is an...

My ED for a 550ix GT is coming up soon. It is an excellent idea if you already plan a European vacation. Saving on the car selling price is only the beginning. Driving your own car on the autobahn is...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-04-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,814
Posted By *dima*
Couldn't say it any better! :thumbup: ...

Couldn't say it any better! :thumbup:

Overall, I am happy to see more premium hatchbacks. I agree that this niche appears much more diverse in terms of style compared to luxury sedans or sport...
Forum: European Delivery 02-03-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By *dima*
bfv, I went through the same process recently,...

bfv,
I went through the same process recently, and I do not believe you need any documents from BMW at all. Whether you need a visa depends on your citizenship, and the whole process kind of makes...
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