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Old 10-17-2011, 04:35 PM
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European Delivery Trip 2012 550i M-Sport

Had a great day at BMW Welt. Here is the car. Thanks for all those who shared advice to help get the specs right and who encouraged me to consider European Delivery.











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Old 10-17-2011, 05:25 PM
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Old 10-17-2011, 05:51 PM
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Old 10-17-2011, 06:39 PM
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Old 10-17-2011, 06:54 PM
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Where are the outdoor shots...Innsbruck?
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Old 10-17-2011, 10:34 PM
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Old 10-18-2011, 12:41 AM
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Crazy gorgeous...congratulations!

Where are the outdoor shots...Innsbruck?
Actually Garmisch-Partenkirschen. An hour away from central Munich.
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Old 10-18-2011, 08:52 AM
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Very handsome. But apart from that disembodied hand caressing the washer fluid cap, this delivery seems to have been accomplished without human intervention. C'mon - we want to see that sloppy grin!
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Old 10-18-2011, 08:55 AM
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Congrats! How you enjoy it!

I saw your post on CL too!
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Old 10-18-2011, 09:33 AM
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:28 AM
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Very handsome. But apart from that disembodied hand caressing the washer fluid cap, this delivery seems to have been accomplished without human intervention. C'mon - we want to see that sloppy grin!
Good point. I just added that shot to the top of the post.
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:02 AM
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Actually Garmisch-Partenkirschen. An hour away from central Munich.


I don't know if you're still there, but if you walk this street behind your car you'll find a path to a 45 minute hike to the Gamshütte (goat hut) in 1000m altitude with a terrific view over the mountains and the valley.
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:40 AM
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Congratulations and enjoy the rest of your ED. The pictures you posted bring back warm memories of small towns in Germany and Switzerland.
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:55 PM
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Thanks for the effort to post the pic, but we can't see it.
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:13 PM
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Thanks for the effort to post the pic, but we can't see it.
Are you talking about the first picture that shows Stealth.Pilot wearing a red, white, and dark blue/black jacket that says "United States Racing Team" with a logo of a polo pony, and khaki slacks, and his (presumably) SO wearing a black and white striped top with a black sweater/jacket, pink scarf, and jeans, both standing next to their new car? Yeah, I can't see that either!

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you probably have it cached still tom, looks like flickr is having some problems:

(i saw the picture earlier this morning )
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you probably have it cached still tom, looks like flickr is having some problems:

(i saw the picture earlier this morning )
Yup, gone now, but it did stick around for awhile!
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Old 10-19-2011, 04:29 PM
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Yup, gone now, but it did stick around for awhile!
I was reorganizing the photos in Flickr and deleted the duplicates. The link is fixed and the photo back up now.

I wore the United States Racing Team jacket to scare Ericka. I had bought it the day before the trip and stashed it at the bottom of my suitcase. I put it on that morning, but quickly put a leather jacket over it so she couldn't see it. Then when we checked in at the Welt I unveiled the racing jacket. She couldn't believe it and thought it was hilarious.
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Stealth, your photography skills are quite exceptional!

What camera / lens are you using please?
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