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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By Dave 20T
Agree. Find a parking garage with a level...

Agree.

Find a parking garage with a level spot. Bring a Post It note or paper and tape. Drive up to a wall and stick the tape or paper where the lights shine. Then drive back 20 ft (6 meters)....
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By Dave 20T
Don't delete! :P

Don't delete! :P
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 815
Posted By Dave 20T
Sorry you got hurt so badly that you are still in...

Sorry you got hurt so badly that you are still in the hospital after four weeks. Happy that your brain is working enough to post. Get well soon!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,526
Posted By Dave 20T
I had a rattle yesterday and today. It sounded...

I had a rattle yesterday and today. It sounded like it was coming from the trunk but nothing looks suspect. This afternoon, I think I got rid of it by removing everything from the trunk. I will...
Forum: General BMW 08-20-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Dave 20T
Bad BMW driver backs into Seinfeld's rare Porsche

https://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/jerry-seinfeld-furious-after-driver-inflicts-shrinkage-on-rare-porsche-911-154037560.html



I do not have park distance control because I think I have...
Forum: General BMW 08-20-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Dave 20T
I'll have to admit that the BMW name was part of...

I'll have to admit that the BMW name was part of the reason. That's why it will take a while for me to buy a Hyundai Extra-Super Duper Car. I would be willing to buy a Ford or Volvo, though. Their...
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 802
Posted By Dave 20T
If BMW did not have a discount, I would consider...

If BMW did not have a discount, I would consider doing European delivery infrequently and renting a car more often. European delivery is fun but there's a risk of accident or major damage. On the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 802
Posted By Dave 20T
Looks like VW, MINI, Land Rover and Jaguar don't...

Looks like VW, MINI, Land Rover and Jaguar don't have European delivery. A lot of VW production is not in Germany. Of course, there are the really niche players, like Spyker, Koenigsegg, Maserati,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Dave 20T
The tire dealer's excuse is probably that most...

The tire dealer's excuse is probably that most tire warranties do exclude road hazards. A responsive dealer would learn from the experience and ask the customer for documentation in the case of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Dave 20T
On a different topic, I suspect the crease on the...

On a different topic, I suspect the crease on the door of a 320Li is slightly different than the 320i. If the rear side fender crease is the same, the rear door is longer so the crease would have to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-19-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Dave 20T
I suspect that they are very similar but not the...

I suspect that they are very similar but not the same manual transmission. If they were the same, the suffix might be the same. Years ago, it was easier to upgrade cars. For example, one version...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-17-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,754
Posted By Dave 20T
The nice thing about BMW is that amber lights...

The nice thing about BMW is that amber lights looks uniformly red until the light starts blinking.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-17-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,754
Posted By Dave 20T
BMW or someone is trying to jam red rear turn...

BMW or someone is trying to jam red rear turn signals down our throats instead of the standard issue yellow/amber ones found in Germany and much of the world.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-17-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,754
Posted By Dave 20T
Quite a few responses, so far! I expected only...

Quite a few responses, so far! I expected only about a dozen or two votes in the survey monkey poll (see original post) but there's far more than that. Details to follow when this is all over.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-16-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Dave 20T
I thought that nobody in the US, other than...

I thought that nobody in the US, other than European Delivery owners, get first aid kits. However, you can buy an aftermarket one or buy a pouch and make a better one yourself. On the other hand, I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-16-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By Dave 20T
Quote from the California Highway Patrol website:...

Quote from the California Highway Patrol website:

http://www.chp.ca.gov/html/answers.html
The main requirements for legal window tinting in California are:

The windshield and front...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-15-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 838
Posted By Dave 20T
Seems like a nice guy and knows about BMWs....

Seems like a nice guy and knows about BMWs. Certainly would strongly consider buying from him! In fact, I haven't bought a new car from a local dealer for decades so he definitely in the running.
Forum: European Delivery 08-15-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By Dave 20T
I bought a BMW by European Delivery from an...

I bought a BMW by European Delivery from an Oregon dealer. Oregon doesn't have sales tax. I bought a transit paper license plate from them for $30 and registered the car in Washington, where I paid...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,346
Posted By Dave 20T
Game over

TIME IS UP! And the person selected for the assignment is..........is it jspira?????? Is my prediction right or am I a horse's .............:p

EDIT: I've just read that Jaguar is sponsoring the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,346
Posted By Dave 20T
My guess is that there won't be a chance to drive...

My guess is that there won't be a chance to drive the car. It is being held at Earl's Court. Too much traffic. At best, maybe a drive in a circle indoors, but probably not even that. Besides,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,346
Posted By Dave 20T
I love writing and I would enjoy it! I'm sure...

I love writing and I would enjoy it! I'm sure jspira would, too! Jspira, where are you hiding? I know you post!

I even wrote about auto glass before and had fun. Ask me to write about plumbing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,346
Posted By Dave 20T
The problem is that most of us, including me, are...

The problem is that most of us, including me, are very busy. It's a hardship to schedule such a trip.

Adding to that is that it is a journalist's assignment. I would be happy doing it but also...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By Dave 20T
They seem to recognize that it is of such...

They seem to recognize that it is of such importance that I haven't read any recent reports of the German plate not being returned. BMW's port handling facility in the U.S. seems to know. The...
Forum: General BMW 08-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By Dave 20T
A dealer for another European brand told me the...

A dealer for another European brand told me the same thing....."we can't release information about the service history....".

Before I could say "oh", he continued....

"but the car was last in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-12-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 789
Posted By Dave 20T
A simplified way to look at it is that snow tires...

A simplified way to look at it is that snow tires keeps you on the road and helps you stop. AWD helps you go up a hill.

If you have run flats, then you don't have to worry about carrying a spare...
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