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Forum: European Delivery Today, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By dkreidel
It's a lot more random than you'd like to...

It's a lot more random than you'd like to believe. First off, many of the cars left at LoginOut are transferred (driven) to a nearby storage lot, and then later loaded on a carrier. Once it gets to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,411
Posted By dkreidel
I was buying a '69 Mustang CobraJet 428 with a...

I was buying a '69 Mustang CobraJet 428 with a 4-speed - I WANTED that red car and the dealer, Cal Worthington in Long Beach, knew it. I was trading a POS Hillman Minx and I gave the dealer the Minx...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By dkreidel
^^^ Good advice. The 3.0 engine is arguably the...

^^^ Good advice. The 3.0 engine is arguably the best BMW has ever produced. We own two e70's and so far have had excellent luck.
If you can obtain service records and there's a history of...
Forum: European Delivery 02-28-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,649
Posted By dkreidel
Without a doubt, go to Köln. See the catherdral...

Without a doubt, go to Köln. See the catherdral and have dinner at one of the many great restaurants in the Alstadt area near the river.
Forum: European Delivery 02-28-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By dkreidel
I can categorically state the 14 day "guideline"...

I can categorically state the 14 day "guideline" is often overlooked; the 30 day passport requirement is inviolable.
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By dkreidel
Maybe, but I doubt if the dealer would allow it...

Maybe, but I doubt if the dealer would allow it to be later than your delivery date. A lot of this depends upon your relationship with the dealer. After 16 BMW ED's and a couple of domestic...
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By dkreidel
Okay; that 's not unreasonable but you could...

Okay; that 's not unreasonable but you could probably easily push it to 1 week out. I've signed the day I left and others have flown and signed papers while in Europe. 1 week keeps the dealer happy...
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By dkreidel
and the reason your visiting your dealer is...? ...

and the reason your visiting your dealer is...?

just saw Zionsville; have a relative in Carmel :-)
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By dkreidel
Nice pic; enjoy your winter ED! I've done 4-5...

Nice pic; enjoy your winter ED! I've done 4-5 winter ED's and enjoyed them immensely :thumbup: I'm inviting you to come visit me in Montana on your M&S rubber:D
Forum: European Delivery 02-22-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By dkreidel
No

No
Forum: European Delivery 02-22-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By dkreidel
Cool - I'm in for option HTB - hopper tall boy -...

Cool - I'm in for option HTB - hopper tall boy - on my Alpina B6 :thumbup:

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b238/silentdawg/IMG_1328.jpg
Forum: European Delivery 02-18-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By dkreidel
Avoid Frankfurt proper and stay in Bad Homburg -...

Avoid Frankfurt proper and stay in Bad Homburg - plenty to do and much more enjoyable. Recommend you stay at one of the hotels bordering the Kurpark; I often stay at the Park Hotel...
Forum: European Delivery 02-18-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By dkreidel
Oops

Oops
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-17-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By dkreidel
When doing out of state purchases for ED Porsches...

When doing out of state purchases for ED Porsches I was given the MCO's for the cars upon re-delivery at the selling dealer in WA
Forum: European Delivery 02-15-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By dkreidel
Actually, the Hueneme VDC has a big outdoor...

Actually, the Hueneme VDC has a big outdoor autowash (plenty of touching :D) that all the ED cars go through before coming into the building for inspection and updates.
Forum: European Delivery 02-13-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By dkreidel
Good point; one needs to be either touring the...

Good point; one needs to be either touring the castles or vacating by 10:00am or the the entire town is overrun by tourists. Hohenschwangau is magical from about 4:00pm to 9:00am and then all hell...
Forum: European Delivery 02-13-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By dkreidel
We've stayed at Beaurivage and the Seehotel...

We've stayed at Beaurivage and the Seehotel Gotthard in Weggis - both are great
Forum: European Delivery 02-13-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By dkreidel
^^^^ Any of these trump Fussen :thumbup:

^^^^ Any of these trump Fussen :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 02-13-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By dkreidel
Burg Hotel in Rothenburg is great; stayed there...

Burg Hotel in Rothenburg is great; stayed there many times. Müller isn't in Fussen; its in Hohenschwangau... great place to eat, fair to stay. My suggestion is to stay at Jägerahus in Hohenschwangau...
Forum: European Delivery 02-11-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By dkreidel
^^^^ Exactly right. BMWNA WILL NOT reduce the US$...

^^^^ Exactly right. BMWNA WILL NOT reduce the US$ MSRP price of cars - period.
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By dkreidel
If they don't have the vessel information yet it...

If they don't have the vessel information yet it hasn't been assigned. Likely your car is at the Port; could be at one of the suspense lots. At this point what difference does it make :D **

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Forum: European Delivery 02-07-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
Posted By dkreidel
You can always bail on your dealer and move your...

You can always bail on your dealer and move your production # to a different dealer. Won't make any friends at the current dealer, but it's been done many times before :D Search this forum for...
Forum: European Delivery 01-31-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By dkreidel
I wouldn't be out in much snow and ice w/o real...

I wouldn't be out in much snow and ice w/o real winter tires or cables - chains won't fit your 4.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By dkreidel
My '14 Ram 1500 turns on the heated seats and...

My '14 Ram 1500 turns on the heated seats and heated steering wheel automatically if the temps <40F. If I use the remote start to get the car warmed up the inside temps are 70, the seat & wheel...
Forum: European Delivery 01-30-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By dkreidel
When they announce M5 AWD wagon I'll be the first...

When they announce M5 AWD wagon I'll be the first in line :thumbup:
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