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Old 04-01-2008, 11:54 AM
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You sold your M3 for a engagement ring? How much did you get for the car? When I bought my wife her engagement ring in 1992 it was $900.00 I can only imagine what the price of a ring is now.
The M3 was a 98 that I sold in late 2000 for mid 25's IIRC. The ring was much less than that (somewhere around $8K), but the sale of the car was also intended to signal to my wife that I was becoming "serious"...

In hindsight, I give her a hard time about it all the time.
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Old 04-05-2008, 12:50 PM
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My long, but entertaining ED report. Might I suggest some and as you peruse.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=271913
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Old 04-08-2008, 11:47 AM
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I was also at the Welt the day MrDavid was there. I also saw the 2 M1's there and thought "wth"? Someone asked about the M1's during the factory tour, but the guide skillfully dodged the question.

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Old 04-08-2008, 02:30 PM
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Link to ED

OK,

Here is a link to my ED story and pictures. It's still evolving and I'll update the thread with the results of the trip.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=276369
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Old 04-13-2008, 06:39 AM
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Has 2 sets of pictures
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Old 04-15-2008, 02:42 PM
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Thank you for all the wonderful posts--super thread

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Old 04-17-2008, 07:00 AM
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My ED Adventure

My ED story can be found here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=278795
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Old 04-17-2008, 07:58 PM
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My ED Link

Here's a link to my ED experience.

Enjoy

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...=1#post3185363
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Old 05-02-2008, 11:37 PM
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Here's my, hopefully not too boring ED report with LOTS of pics.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...18#post3224618

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Old 05-10-2008, 10:10 PM
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European Delivery + Wedding + Honeymoon!!
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:51 AM
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Vogt European Delivery / Trip

Here's the link for the details:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...12#post3245912

Travel dates: 5/15 - 6/2/2008
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Old 05-12-2008, 11:57 PM
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At Welt as a type...

Well i have arrived at >BMW Welt and am checking in with BF. I will be taking delivery of a 335xi coupe in a few minutes and wanted to share the excitment. I have may photos so far and will post more details this evening.

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Old 05-15-2008, 01:10 PM
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12 hour rule

Great experience so far. The welt, Marienplatz, the beer. whats not to like. The weather was great too. It just now started raining though. Hope not too bad because tomorrow I'm heading to Nurburgring.

I also visited Dachau. Very memorable experience.

Here are a couple of pics from my delivery. The car looks really sharp! I'm glad I picked white.

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Old 05-16-2008, 06:20 AM
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Great experience so far. The welt, Marienplatz, the beer. whats not to like. The weather was great too. It just now started raining though. Hope not too bad because tomorrow I'm heading to Nurburgring.

I also visited Dachau. Very memorable experience.

Here are a couple of pics from my delivery. The car looks really sharp! I'm glad I picked white.

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I'm glad you picked white, too. I don't mind other cars looking like mine...it shows good taste.
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Euro Delivery pics here: http://picasaweb.google.com/berford/GermanyAndSwitzerland2007?authkey=uGnlSSrqMTY
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Old 05-16-2008, 07:19 AM
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AT THE WELT; just picked up my 328xi..made the 12 hour rule!

hey there..just picked up my 328 xi today...the experience is amazing...details will follow soon.
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Old 05-16-2008, 07:21 AM
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I made the 12 hour rule!
I don´t think so. Where are your Fotos?
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Old 05-16-2008, 08:44 AM
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My wife and I took delivery of a 2007 530i at Munich couple of years ago and it was one of the greatest experience we ever had! we were back last October and visited the new ED center... and we cannt wait next year to get back and take delivery of our new BMW! by the way... we always get great deal on air tickets, hotels and vacation packages at www.diydiscounttravel.com
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Old 05-19-2008, 10:38 PM
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I´m not sure what you guys mean by the twelve hour rule (I'm hating this Deutsche Schreibmachine), so I'm posting my first impressions. This delivery is pretty neat. I'm impressed! I have one note for people that take the U2 & U3 trains from the Hauptbahnhof. The underground system works great. When the U2 pulls in to the Scheidplatz stop, the U3 train comes in at the same time. And unlike NYC and Paris trains, these are on the same platform.

OK, I lied, a second note. When you get off the U3 train at the Olympic Park, turn to your left and go up the escalator at that end. You will come out staring at BMW Welt. I did a trial run the day before and went the wrong way.

I have a camera, but did not bring the correct cables to connect to this computer, so you'll have to wait until I get home.
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Old 05-22-2008, 04:45 PM
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My 2008 and 2005 European Delivery postings.

Here are both of my European delivery trip postings:
March 2008
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=272222
March 2005
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...hlight=yamilrx
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Old 05-23-2008, 01:14 PM
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At Marienplatz and the Welt Getting Delivery of My Car

Marienplatz
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Old 05-23-2008, 02:21 PM
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At the Nurburgring

A room with a view
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At the Ring. Eye candy. Very friendly people happy to talk about their cars.
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I ended up doing 4 laps on Saturday. Came back for more on sunday but it was foggy.
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Old 05-23-2008, 02:41 PM
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Back to Munich and the Harms

Returning the car
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Old 05-23-2008, 03:16 PM
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Until next time...
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Until next time...
Where is the Augustiner? Marienplatz?
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Old 05-26-2008, 11:28 AM
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Where is the Augustiner? Marienplatz?
It's on the boulevard from Marienplatz to The Fountain. A great walk! I think the name of the street is Kaufingerstrasse. I'm not sure the name of the Restaurant but they serve Augustiner Beer which was my favorite on this visit. Their food was good too.

Other good restaurants in Marinplatz are Glockenspiel with great view from the 5th floor and Donisl. Donisl serves breakfast too allthough I didn't have breakfast there.

Nice thing about restaurants in Munich is they display on the outside the beer they serve so you know before you enter.

BTW, when you go to Marienplatz take walks along the side streets. It's a great way to familiarize yourself. Walk to Odeonplatz. Take a walk along Maximilianstrasse.

I missed the Mike Bike Tour but That would be another great way to know Munich.

S-Bahn and U-Bahn are some of the best transportation in Europe.
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