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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By soledoc
I've tried this. it does not work on my 2012 328i...

I've tried this. it does not work on my 2012 328i with iphone 6. I use an old (pre lightning) Y adapter with a pre lightning to lightning conversion and must plug in to USB and AUX in center console...
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By soledoc
Looks good. I'll miss you by two days. I'm...

Looks good. I'll miss you by two days. I'm picking up mine (2nd ED) on March 28.
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By soledoc
I grew up in Carmel

I grew up in Carmel
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By soledoc
to sign final paperwork and make sure first month...

to sign final paperwork and make sure first month payment is processed.
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By soledoc
Timing of final visit to local dealer before leaving for ED

I'm planning on visiting the local dealer on Monday March 16. I'm leaving Thursday March 26 for Munich and picking up Saturday March 28. Does that timing sound good?
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By soledoc
Garmin is by far the best. I've used it all over...

Garmin is by far the best. I've used it all over Europe since 2009. I just bought the micro SD card Europe for my upcoming trip.
Forum: European Delivery 01-28-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,445
Posted By soledoc
I ended up getting 13% off MSRP

I ended up getting 13% off MSRP
Forum: European Delivery 12-06-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,219
Posted By soledoc
Awesome advice. We will have an apartment there...

Awesome advice. We will have an apartment there for 3 days. We went to Iceland last year and did thermal baths there and loved them. We will definitely hit some baths in Budapest. I'll check out your...
Forum: European Delivery 12-03-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,219
Posted By soledoc
I am figuring it will take longer from Vienna and...

I am figuring it will take longer from Vienna and am being conservative saying 8 weeks. I'll drop it off April 2 so if I have it around the first of June that is fine with me. My current lease ends...
Forum: European Delivery 12-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,219
Posted By soledoc
I will be driving from Budapest to Vienna. We may...

I will be driving from Budapest to Vienna. We may skip Bratislava. Not sure yet on that route.

I'll be working on reserving my apartments now in Budapest and Vienna. We will be staying with...
Forum: European Delivery 11-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,915
Posted By soledoc
I think this just emphasizes the point that doing...

I think this just emphasizes the point that doing your delivery at the Welt on the day of arrival via plane in Europe is a bit of a risky proposition. I personally did not do it the first time, and...
Forum: European Delivery 11-25-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,219
Posted By soledoc
So I've got my prodcution order number. Now the...

So I've got my prodcution order number. Now the search for flights begins. I'm down to $1,133 from Chicago O'Hare to Munich and back from Vienna to O'Hare. Both nonstop. Lufthansa over and Austrian...
Forum: European Delivery 11-18-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By soledoc
Got my first pick for date. CA called today with...

Got my first pick for date. CA called today with production number and asked for my passport. I'm getting the car Sat March 28. I'll add to the calendar
Forum: European Delivery 11-17-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By soledoc
I ordered mine last Thursday so I should have a...

I ordered mine last Thursday so I should have a date by mid week. Good to now. You've got a production number too? Obviously it won't go into production just yet.
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By soledoc
So I found direct flights on Lufthansa from...

So I found direct flights on Lufthansa from O'Hare to Munich and coming back from Vienna to O'Hare (Tyrolean/Austrian Airlines). I can book both on the Lufthansa site...so my question would be can I...
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By soledoc
I'll see what she can do. I just emailed her and...

I'll see what she can do. I just emailed her and asked her to reserve my date. So from what you guys are saying I should have a confirmation of the date
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By soledoc
How soon can I request/reserve date for pick up?

So I placed my order this week. I'm going on spring break to pick it up. I know it's 4 months away but I wanted to get my order in since I got a good deal, in my mind, and just wanted to go ahead...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,445
Posted By soledoc
I just did a deal and ended up with 13% off US...

I just did a deal and ended up with 13% off US MSRP on my ED order.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-12-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,053
Posted By soledoc
Did you tint the windshield with the bar on top?...

Did you tint the windshield with the bar on top? I do that because BMW does not provide that
Forum: European Delivery 11-11-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By soledoc
So I went ahead and signed the paperwork today...

So I went ahead and signed the paperwork today and locked in the price. I want to make sure I get the date I want. I don't have much wiggle room on the date due to my kid's spring break. Plus I've...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,378
Posted By soledoc
Well I signed the papers today. I did the deal...

Well I signed the papers today. I did the deal with the figures quoted above. Thanks everyone in this thread for their contribution. It certainly helped educate me and saved me some money. Now I'll...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-11-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By soledoc
that's what I'm getting....aftermarket!!:mad:

that's what I'm getting....aftermarket!!:mad:
Forum: European Delivery 11-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By soledoc
Wow. 4 people in a 428 & 1500 miles. Well done! I...

Wow. 4 people in a 428 & 1500 miles. Well done! I know we will be fine. I know about the space under the trunk. My 328 has that. Very handy. My then 12 yo boy should be fine in the back....unless he...
Forum: European Delivery 11-10-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By soledoc
If I order it tomorrow I won't start paying right...

If I order it tomorrow I won't start paying right away. They can hold the production start date. I just want to be in the system in order to reserve the date for pickup.
Forum: European Delivery 11-10-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By soledoc
:rofl: Ha! Sorry to hear that. I will not be...

:rofl: Ha! Sorry to hear that. I will not be bringing my mother in law or my mother for that fact. It will be me, wife and son. We have travelled to Europe 7 times together and I am always the...
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