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Forum: European Delivery 10-19-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By jpt
We loved Lauterbrunnen!

We stayed in Lauterbrunnen at the Silberhorn last year and it was the highlight of our trip. The lift to Murren is right next to the hotel. The train station up to Wengen, Kliene Sheidegg and the...
Forum: European Delivery 02-21-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,531
Posted By jpt
Cheap peace of mind

Cheap peace of mind purchased at the ADAC across the street from the BMW dealer near the factory in Munich.

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Forum: European Delivery 02-11-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
Posted By jpt
Vienna Drop Off

Here are some of the shots I took of the Vienna drop off entrance. The Autoservice Wien office sign is visible only after you enter, not from the street. BTW, Google thinks the car wash nearby at...
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By jpt
Leaonardo Royal

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay at the Leonardo Royal, just a little further North than the Fours Points Olympiapark but still within easy walking distance to the Welt. Two pluses for us, air...
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By jpt
We still talk about it as the BEST trip we've...

We still talk about it as the BEST trip we've ever taken. Thanks Jon!

The folks at the Welt did everything they could to make it great fun getting two at once - they even set them up on side by...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By jpt
Looks like you nailed it Phil325i. The connectors...

Looks like you nailed it Phil325i. The connectors are for two absent DISA valve motors that would be there if this engine had a three stage intake manifold.
I found a nice description of how they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By jpt
Hmmn, I better get the jack out and look under...

Hmmn, I better get the jack out and look under the car for the spare tire. Good thing it came with a complete tool set just in case I find the loose screw that made these brilliant deletion decisions...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By jpt
What are those connectors on top of my engine?

I've been puzzling over this one since the first time I opened the hood. What are those connectors? I haven't traced the wires yet but you can see them disappear somewhere down under the intake...
Forum: European Delivery 09-27-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,586
Posted By jpt
What a great color

Oh yes, Crimson Red! What a great choice!
Forum: European Delivery 09-27-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,472
Posted By jpt
I have to concur. I don't need GPS to find my way...

I have to concur. I don't need GPS to find my way to work and home again and I especially don't need an extra hump on the dash. But for ED, GPS is an essential part of the traveling package. Beewang...
Forum: European Delivery 09-06-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,373
Posted By jpt
The best beer in the world

The best beer in the world is the one you have right after taking your new ED BMW for a nice long Autobahn drive!!

I enjoyed a few myself - OK maybe more than a few :)
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Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
My 328i Coupe Getting Down

Here's something only west coast EDsters get to do - see your very own European Delivery BMW tucked away on a ro/ro vessel going through the Panama Canal. I caught this from the canal webcam as my...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
The Monk of ED

I've always enjoyed the drive from LA to Santa Barbara. When I was a kid we used to drive up to visit my uncle at the Mission. He'd greet us with a big smile in his long brown hooded robe tied with a...
Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By jpt
Finding your car

Hey Neutron145 great trip report!

Email Autoservice Wien with your VIN and they'll find your car.

Here's the response I got after my request was forwarded by Autoservice Wien to BLG:


Your...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
We used this...

We used this http://www.salzburg.info/bdb01_kunst_kultur/0103_som_locations_2011.pdf and visited what we had time for. Some of this is a bit of a stretch - movies are all about creating illusions of...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
Double Date - Vienna

The drive to Vienna went by the Chiemsee where we stopped to watch the sailboats and eat sandwiches we picked up at the Rosenberger rest stop. Reaching Vienna, we discovered right away that we had to...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
Double Date - Salzburg, Koenigsee

We chose to drive south from Reute through the Fern pass on our way to Salzburg. It was a Sunday so all the local folks were driving in the Alps and so were we - but I will remember the OMG vistas...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
Double Date Adieu - Unterpinswang

The Gutshof zum Schluxen hotel choice came right out of a Rick Steve's show we saw. We both thoroughly enjoyed the country setting and the food at the adjacent biergarten was outstanding - especially...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
Double Date Adieu - Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen and the Silberhorn were perfect for us. We had a nice large room with balcony in the building above the garden. I was concerned the cable car and train station being so close might be...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
Double Date Adieu

So we've been home a week now and my wife says "I feel a little sad it's over", so I set up a quick slide show for her and she said, "Wow I feel like we're there again." So I thought I'd share a bit...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,021
Posted By jpt
We bought a vest, a 10 day Austria vignette and...

We bought a vest, a 10 day Austria vignette and the annual Switzerland vignette at the ADAC just down the street (Moosacher Strasse) from the Leonardo Royal where we stayed in Munich. Very convenient...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
In Salzburg now after a couple of days in...

In Salzburg now after a couple of days in Unterpinswang. A few answers to questions above:

-Did you use the factory navigation? How was it?

We used bewangs Nuvi rental. Worked well with the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,910
Posted By jpt
Double Date at the Welt

Ahhh finally a hotel internet connection that works . . . Checked into the Royal Leonardo Munich after Rolf picked us up at MUC. As many others have said, we highly recommend him. Really takes the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By jpt
Wow, beautiful wagon! - Hey I tried but yes my...

Wow, beautiful wagon! - Hey I tried but yes my wife's wagon is already built and waiting for us. They just started building my coupe today. Guess they run on a different schedule in Regensburg.
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Forum: European Delivery 05-29-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By jpt
Thanks for the tip b-y. I especially appreciate...

Thanks for the tip b-y. I especially appreciate the part about taking the right route to avoid those lengthy marital counseling delays when the nav leads one astray. Nice to see another Crimson Red...
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