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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Dave 20T
Anybody going to the UK in February or early March

Let me know because I want to ask a favor but will offer something in return. Time commitment is 20 seconds.. Want you to phone me so my phone stays active so I can use it for ED......:instead of...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Dave 20T
I missed the tour because my Lufthansa flight was...

I missed the tour because my Lufthansa flight was late. I did have several people tell me about it and I saw pictures online. I can write an absentee trip report if desired. Maybe others can write a...
Forum: The Travel Forum 01-26-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By Dave 20T
Before, Germany didn't stamp your passport so you...

Before, Germany didn't stamp your passport so you could be stampless. Now, Germany seems to follow what the EU does. One stamp on entry, one on exit. Within the Schengen area, which is most of the...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-23-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 15,683
Posted By Dave 20T
Half joke, half serious. :D A solution...

Half joke, half serious. :D



A solution would be for the NFL to provide the balls and handle them. There could be a meeting where teams would submit proposals for handling balls out of the box....
Forum: Off-Topic 01-22-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 15,683
Posted By Dave 20T
The Colts should play the Seahawks just in case...

The Colts should play the Seahawks just in case there's a guilty decision with the footballs. If so, that game would be the Super Bowl result. That would be better than the next best remedy,...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Dave 20T
See if Login Out in Munich can tell you which...

See if Login Out in Munich can tell you which ship the car is on. You might be able to track the progress more closely. Or you can guess which ship it's on and try to track that ship.
Forum: The Travel Forum 01-18-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Dave 20T
Ideas for Italy?

I've been to Italy only once and that was to meet with a colleague in Milan.

It's possible that I might go again for vacation. What are your recommendations for a few days in Italy.

One...
Forum: The Travel Forum 01-18-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By Dave 20T
I don't like to hand over my passport except to...

I don't like to hand over my passport except to airlines and government officials. I thought of having a passport card and letting hotels see it but I never bothered getting one. For my European...
Forum: European Delivery 01-18-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By Dave 20T
The cheapest are in the U.S. at Harbor Freight...

The cheapest are in the U.S. at Harbor Freight Tools. I bought one and drove dangerously in German (ha, ha) by not having enough vests for everyone.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Dave 20T
GM wheels won't fit but you can find a used BMW...

GM wheels won't fit but you can find a used BMW wheel and a used tire. I bought a new full sized tire and wheel but you don't have to. The new tire I bought was cheap because the tire dealer had one...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Dave 20T
If you have that low miles, consider buying the...

If you have that low miles, consider buying the car then keeping it until it has at least 100k miles. If you like the car, you will continue to like it for a few more years.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,217
Posted By Dave 20T
I've slept in a car twice. Once was in a small...

I've slept in a car twice. Once was in a small town in the middle of no-where in Australia when all the few hotels were booked. Another time was in Eastern Europe when I was too shy and didn't speak...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By Dave 20T
To me, the best enhancement is a set of wicked...

To me, the best enhancement is a set of wicked performance tires. Most people will not notice it but a few people will admire them. Wicked doesn't mean extremely low profile but the best performance...
Forum: European Delivery 01-13-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Dave 20T
The owners wanted a bigger ship so they made it...

The owners wanted a bigger ship so they made it longer by cutting off the front half, adding a new section, and reconnecting the front half. Almost like turning a regular car into a stretch limo....
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Dave 20T
If you are flying on Lufthansa or United, their...

If you are flying on Lufthansa or United, their terminal is one minute away if you are jogging, maybe 2-3 minutes walking.
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By Dave 20T
Years ago, I did a European Delivery in the first...

Years ago, I did a European Delivery in the first week of May. The temperature was in the mid 50's. I cannot vouch for the Alps but in the cities it should be fine.
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 990
Posted By Dave 20T
In Canada, everyone has a chip and pin card but...

In Canada, everyone has a chip and pin card but there is a swipe part of the credit card machine, probably for Americans. I have a Canadian chip and pin card but only used US swipe cards for European...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-02-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By Dave 20T
That and not having an engine block heater is one...

That and not having an engine block heater is one way Canadians can claim that they have a better country. On the other hand, a U.S. car is cheaper. For a moment, I considered buying a Canadian car...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-02-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By Dave 20T
I used a tire iron, which isn't that long. I...

I used a tire iron, which isn't that long. I stood on it and had another person stand on it at the same time. I also stood on it jumping (and holding on to the car for balance). The combination of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-01-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 22,183
Posted By Dave 20T
The headlight design will make the F30 continue...

The headlight design will make the F30 continue to look like a modern car for many years. At first, I thought the F30 headlights look strange but at least I will be driving a strange, but modern...
Forum: General BMW 01-01-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,024
Posted By Dave 20T
I do not know the technical details of why the...

I do not know the technical details of why the airbags are considered defective. I do read (above) that no cases have involved BMWs. If that's an example of good luck, then recalls may be beneficial....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-28-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Dave 20T
I am on the lookout for a manual. I think it will...

I am on the lookout for a manual. I think it will be a while before a publisher puts one out.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-28-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,234
Posted By Dave 20T
In some countries, like the UK, license plates...

In some countries, like the UK, license plates are easy to order and forge, I think.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-28-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,816
Posted By Dave 20T
The owner's manual specifies 1,200 miles but I do...

The owner's manual specifies 1,200 miles but I do it for 2.000 miles. Before, there used to be a 1,000 mile oil change so the 1,200 mi. figure seems sensible.

I think the tires and brakes need...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By Dave 20T
I drive a F30 320i and an E83 X3. The X3 is...

I drive a F30 320i and an E83 X3. The X3 is taller. The 320i definitely handles better as far as a quick turn, cloverleaf exit on a highway, and emergency lane change. True, it's lower but not like...
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