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Forum: The Travel Forum 06-16-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By grwilson
Where do you get air tickets from?

I've been wondering the same thing, what did you find out?


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Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By grwilson
safety vest needed in France, speeding maybe ok in Denmark

In 2011 we went to Denmark, Sweden and Norway during our ED trip. IIRC the limit on the freeways was 100 or 110 km/h, we paced the trip so we had time to take in the sights and relax, driving isn't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,389
Posted By grwilson
I purchased the product from invisihitch for my...

I purchased the product from invisihitch for my F10, it was the best option that I found. Like the OP I wanted something that minimized the risk of scratches and a shoulder problem makes the roof...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-03-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 35,505
Posted By grwilson
Regensberg is worth a visit, there is a great old...

Regensberg is worth a visit, there is a great old town from the middle ages that was pretty much untouched by the war with a bridge across the Danube that dates from the 1100's.

We only spent a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,599
Posted By grwilson
Not even California can match those taxes ...

Not even California can match those taxes

Its more than 10 years since we moved, so I thought the difference would have reduced with the exchange rate, really didn't expect to find the 550 would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,599
Posted By grwilson
Checked on the price of 550 when I was there last...

Checked on the price of 550 when I was there last November - truly frightening at AUD175k, and the exchange rate is over 1:1

I think there is still a heavy luxury car tax
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 74,151
Posted By grwilson
Shawn Could you PM me the info also - thanks!!

Shawn
Could you PM me the info also - thanks!!
Forum: European Delivery 12-16-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,755
Posted By grwilson
A suggestion for one of the days you have in...

A suggestion for one of the days you have in Munich, you will need to check with the museum if they are doing this again in 2013 - its something I'd like to do on our next ED

Enjoy an exclusive...
Forum: The Travel Forum 11-17-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,512
Posted By grwilson
Melbourne Aust. Waiting in the lounge for first...

Melbourne Aust. Waiting in the lounge for first time on an A380
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,555
Posted By grwilson
In countries where the cars are right hand drive...

In countries where the cars are right hand drive it would be your left hand on the shifter or iDrive.

BMW's used to arrive in OZ with the indicator stalk on the left and wipers on the right which...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,354
Posted By grwilson
and don't drive into a parking structure with the...

and don't drive into a parking structure with the bikes on the roof...

Bottom line is any way that you carry bikes you need to be aware of what you are doing
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,354
Posted By grwilson
I have a hitch mount and it works well, a...

I have a hitch mount and it works well, a shoulder injury makes the roof mount difficult for me and I'm concerned about the possibility of damage from a trunk mounted rack.

The installation...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,971
Posted By grwilson
I got the auto locking, as you say there seems to...

I got the auto locking, as you say there seems to be not much difference and the price is the same.

Some pics added showing both without and with the receiver attached, I will try to add some on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,971
Posted By grwilson
Got the hitch !

After some phone and email tag - I got in contact with Dean and decided to purchase their product.

I had it installed by Marc Norris at Bavarian Workshop in West Hills CA. Marc did a great job, it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,971
Posted By grwilson
I like it too - let me know if you find out how...

I like it too - let me know if you find out how many pennies
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,971
Posted By grwilson
Tried calling you (but no reply) to verify this...

Tried calling you (but no reply) to verify this discount as the web site does not recognize it as a valid code
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,971
Posted By grwilson
I'm also looking for a hitch to take a bike rack,...

I'm also looking for a hitch to take a bike rack, don't like the risk of scratches with trunk mounts

Dean - can you post some pics of completed install with receiver for bike rack
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,181
Posted By grwilson
Check OZ, no way I would have a 550 back there,...

Check OZ, no way I would have a 550 back there, starting price is $A 175k, and today $A=$US

We are very grateful even if the dealer doesn't have amusement park for while you are waiting
Forum: European Delivery 01-21-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,352
Posted By grwilson
The Hilton old town Prague also has a garage, not...

The Hilton old town Prague also has a garage, not as spacious as the other Hilton, it was a bit tight for the 5 so I was really glad to has IAS. Like most European cities you don't need the car, our...
Forum: European Delivery 01-11-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By grwilson
When UA was doing LAX-MEL I think they would file...

When UA was doing LAX-MEL I think they would file the flight plan for SYD and then "divert" to MEL, they did this to stay in compliance with fuel reserve rules
Forum: European Delivery 01-11-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By grwilson
Weirdest refueling stop that I've had was on...

Weirdest refueling stop that I've had was on Southwest

Expected to go from BUR to LAS to HOU, actually went BUR to LAX to LAS to HOU

Their explanation - full flight on a hot afternoon and short...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,794
Posted By grwilson
The UI designers should be fired for making it...

The UI designers should be fired for making it this hard to find the link to send to a car
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,134
Posted By grwilson
We just add the $5.99 World Traveler to out...

We just add the $5.99 World Traveler to out iPhones for the duration of the trip, and don't use data roaming, because most hotels have WiFi and Hilton and Marriott its free for elite members. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,848
Posted By grwilson
I think if the marketing people really wanted to...

I think if the marketing people really wanted to differentiate based on the updated engine we would see the Gran Coupe called a 655i or something similar to slot between the various 50i models and...
Forum: European Delivery 10-05-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,517
Posted By grwilson
A kindle each for reading and iPad for email and...

A kindle each for reading and iPad for email and web, though my wife used the kindle app on the iPad when she ran out of books - her kindle is not the international one.

We have not taken a...
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