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Forum: The Travel Forum Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By gesoffen
I've gone both ways and usually make my decision...

I've gone both ways and usually make my decision based on a few factors:
1) Expected availability of wifi along my various stays/points of interest
1a) can I rely on VoIP services and iMessage...
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By gesoffen
Ahh - I had read that you were trying to make it...

Ahh - I had read that you were trying to make it on the opening Saturday. You'll have no problems going on Tuesday. Depending on your uncertainty threshold, you'll have absolutely no problem finding...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-29-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By gesoffen
Not sure what your price range is but I've seen...

Not sure what your price range is but I've seen several 2006+ E91s with 6MT and XDrive using the nationwide search engines (cars.com, auto trader.com, cargurus.com, etc.). My E91 search has been...
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By gesoffen
Be aware that, especially on opening weekend, you...

Be aware that, especially on opening weekend, you may not even have a chance to speak to a Kellnerin as you will have a hard time getting into a tent due to overcrowding concerns.

However, as you...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By gesoffen
Well crap - just had one in the Boston area that...

Well crap - just had one in the Boston area that slipped through my fingers. I couldn't move on it quick enough due to a family event this past weekend. It had a few things I wasn't interested in...
Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By gesoffen
I'm with Trinitony in that your last few days are...

I'm with Trinitony in that your last few days are very hectic. Assuming you want to anything more than snap a few pictures of the Swiss Alps, one day in the Berneroberland will not be enough. Even if...
Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,268
Posted By gesoffen
If you don't have a chance to stop at a local...

If you don't have a chance to stop at a local ADAC office on the way out of Munich, you'll have several other chances to purchase vignettes as you approach the Czech, Swiss or Austrian borders....
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-21-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By gesoffen
Thanks Koudja - replied via PM. One word of...

Thanks Koudja - replied via PM. One word of advice on your quest - make sure you have visual proof of the 5MT (photos of the 3 pedals and/or transmission selector) or look up the VIN (google BMW VIN...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,268
Posted By gesoffen
Technically, by not properly adhering your...

Technically, by not properly adhering your vignette to the windscreen (i.e. via the adhesive on the sticker itself), you can get cited/fined as if you had no vignette at all. Additionally, if fraud...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By gesoffen
The codes are an important part of this story....

The codes are an important part of this story. Yes - fuel pump/filter are likely suspects as is a vacuum leak. If you've never done the filter, that would be good to replace as a matter of preventive...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-17-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By gesoffen
Anyone? Something d-o-o economics. Voodoo...

Anyone? Something d-o-o economics. Voodoo economics....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By gesoffen
Unfortunately, there is very little info in or...

Unfortunately, there is very little info in or post to do anything more than guess. The reason why your power steering dies is because the "power" part of the steering is driven off of a mechanical...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By gesoffen
I'm the type that likes to use one location/hotel...

I'm the type that likes to use one location/hotel as a base camp to explore an area/city for several days so even this itinerary is too hectic for my tastes. In addition, you're picking almost polar...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By gesoffen
I have a touring/estate/wagon here in the US and...

I have a touring/estate/wagon here in the US and had a similar problem that resulted in the 3rd brake light and glass release not working. Symptoms started with random actuation of the rear hatch...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-10-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By gesoffen
WTB - E91 with 6MT, M-Sport and Heated Seats

Hi 'Festers,

I'm casting the net for not only a unicorn (E91 with 6MT), but a rainbow unicorn (same with M-Sport). I currently have a E46 Touring closing in on 200k miles and am looking to move to...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By gesoffen
IMHO - 10 days is not enough to do both Tuscany...

IMHO - 10 days is not enough to do both Tuscany and the 'Ring unless your group won't mind spending long stretches on the road. Considering its a 11+ hour transit from one to the other (assuming no...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By gesoffen
Not knowing what your focus is on this trip, I...

Not knowing what your focus is on this trip, I can only comment that this seems to be the ADD tour of Germany and Czech Rep. There is a ton of autobahn driving and not a lot of time enjoying the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By gesoffen
Regarding staying in Mürren, there are several...

Regarding staying in Mürren, there are several "pass" options that reduce the costs but they only make sense if you're using the pass to visit the area versus using it only as a unique place to stay...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,115
Posted By gesoffen
I would highly recommend stopping by any one (or...

I would highly recommend stopping by any one (or many) of the "Trachten" shops in and around Munich and get the real deal while you are there. Sure, they'll cost a bit more than the these but it'll...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By gesoffen
A few of things come to mind: 1) Coolant -...

A few of things come to mind:
1) Coolant - you'll need right around 2 gallons of 50/50 mix. Buy two gallons of BMW coolant and 2 gallons distilled water.
2) Engine block drain plug washer - you'll...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-21-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By gesoffen
Is your e91 still for sale?

Is your e91 still for sale?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-20-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By gesoffen
You got a shop name/contact info? My '01 Wagon is...

You got a shop name/contact info? My '01 Wagon is tickling 200k and I'm starting to hunt for a replacement. MT is on the requirements list.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-20-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By gesoffen
Is your E91 still for sale?

Is your E91 still for sale?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By gesoffen
Wow, I have a 5 spd manual wagon too. It must be...

Wow, I have a 5 spd manual wagon too. It must be the 2nd of the two...
Forum: European Delivery 05-16-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By gesoffen
The Chip & Pin that the US banks typically issue...

The Chip & Pin that the US banks typically issue are hybrid cards with the following logic:
Primary: Chip & Signature if the point of sale terminal is configured for signature
Secondary: Chip & PIN...
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