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Forum: European Delivery Today, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Dave 20T
Another trip for the memories

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1114937 Many more pictures here.

https://i.imgur.com/Q8AWReol.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8vgNl7sl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/SYRwpbSl.jpg
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Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-25-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Dave 20T
What kind of person flips cars?

I'm not talking about a stunt driver who literally flips cars. I'm talking about what kind of person buys used cars then immediately resells them?

Profitable?

What do they do about the title?...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-25-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Dave 20T
I had factory supplied Pirelli Cinturato P7 All...

I had factory supplied Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Seasons (run flat) that the inner liner delaminated on all 4 tires. I didn't run into any potholes and have kept enough air at all times. I discovered...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-18-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Dave 20T
Some solutions for the above Datsun B-210 1....

Some solutions for the above Datsun B-210

1. Learn how to rebuild a carburetor yourself on a test car then your own car. Skip the test car if limited funds.

2. Convert the car to a museum piece...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,481
Posted By Dave 20T
Such car is not so rare so I would pass on it and...

Such car is not so rare so I would pass on it and look for a better X5.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-18-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Dave 20T
When to crush an old car instead of repairing it

There's a car that I know of. 1992. One owner car. Relatively low mileage. Interior is superb. Exterior is mostly very good, a little fading on the hood that is not severe.

Possible resale value...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-18-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Dave 20T
Maybe the cheapest way, time and sunlight?...

Maybe the cheapest way, time and sunlight? Covid-19 is supposed to die out in 1 day on paper and up to 9 days on some smooth surfaces. Maybe damp wipe to remove food particles, if any?
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-18-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Dave 20T
Maybe a non-standard repair of using small metal...

Maybe a non-standard repair of using small metal washers and bolt it down?
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,931
Posted By Dave 20T
Expensive and also not expensive. BMW NA...

Expensive and also not expensive.
BMW NA should be able to handle taking orders easily. They dictate when the car is ready.

However, there is extra effort to schedule the exact day and time of...
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,931
Posted By Dave 20T
I did one Saab European Delivery Delivery -...

I did one Saab European Delivery

Delivery - BMW
Museum - BMW but Saab's museum is quirkier
Food - Saab (Dinner at a hotel restaurant)
Factory tour - Saab (much closer view, golf cart drives up...
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Dave 20T
I will post a few memories. Here's the first of...

I will post a few memories. Here's the first of several to come

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=918591

Here's a couple's (author is afisherunc who has posted 44 times but not...
Forum: European Delivery 05-17-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Dave 20T
I thought that May 18th (tomorrow) is the last...

I thought that May 18th (tomorrow) is the last day to order, certainly not a deposit then order in July.

If one wants to order, start getting on the phone ASAP. Try sales advisors that know how to...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-15-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Dave 20T
$80?! So that's why people always take my old...

$80?! So that's why people always take my old tires! Often when I have old tires after buying new tires, I sell them on Craigslist. I don't give them away free because then there are too many...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-15-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Dave 20T
What kind of person would drive a car with 4 different tires?

What kind of driver would drive a car...

with 4 different brand of tires (lesser known brands and private label brands), one of them bald, a few metal wires from the steel belt sticking out,...
Forum: European Delivery 05-13-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,931
Posted By Dave 20T
Post #94 on page 4 Auslieferung Neufehrzeuge...

Post #94 on page 4

Auslieferung Neufehrzeuge = Delivery New-vehicles

I don't think they used that word in the little signs at the Welt. Maybe a different word?
Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,931
Posted By Dave 20T
Is the rumor true or is it a myth that German...

Is the rumor true or is it a myth that German customers at the Welt do not have to pay the usual shipping charge that customers have to pay for delivery to the dealer but pay a different charge for...
Forum: BMW News 05-08-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Dave 20T
I do not consider BMW Performance Center in South...

I do not consider BMW Performance Center in South Carolina as an alternative. I consider it different but not a substitute.
Forum: European Delivery 05-08-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,931
Posted By Dave 20T
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52583322 ...

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52583322



The last message in German was....CL FUER IMMER - ALLES GUTE - AUF WIEDERSEHEN

Will the last person picking up their car as a European Delivery say this...
Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,931
Posted By Dave 20T
I agree and disagree. I disagree in that...

I agree and disagree.

I disagree in that Performance Center Delivery in South Carolina is totally appropriate, in my opinion, for a X3, X5 or other X model. Performance Center Delivery in addition...
Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Dave 20T
Keep us posted. You are the hope and dreams of...

Keep us posted. You are the hope and dreams of the Bimmerfest family. Tell us everything you do in planning the purchase and trip. You will be making the dream trip for all of us now that European...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-07-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Dave 20T
No longer available. Shipped to a new owner today.

No longer available. Shipped to a new owner today.
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Dave 20T
I'll start with my first one. It wasn't BMW but...

I'll start with my first one. It wasn't BMW but Saab. I was living where there winter snow and most cars were either FWD or RWD, few AWD. With that, Saab was a reasonable alternative.

Since this...
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Dave 20T
Memories of your European Delivery

With European Delivery about to be over, let's post about our delivery.
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,931
Posted By Dave 20T
I doubt I will ever have a Performance Center...

I doubt I will ever have a Performance Center delivery. It's just too far to go there then drive to the West Coast. I have seen some of the South Carolina facilities but not in conjunction with car...
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,931
Posted By Dave 20T
Let's ask them to bring it back!

Let's ask them to bring it back! Because of the Covid-19 crisis, the likelihood of success is probably next to nothing. We, as consumers, wouldn't be able to back our request with orders. Travel...
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