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Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By SD ///M4
I saw your other post at the end of an older Jon...

I saw your other post at the end of an older Jon Shafer post.

Did you try calling him directly?
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,389
Posted By SD ///M4
In addition to what pharding posted above, they...

In addition to what pharding posted above, they also changed insurance carriers, explicitly prohibiting driving on any race track, most notably Nurburgring Nordschleife, and they no longer repaired...
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,389
Posted By SD ///M4
The summer after we did our first Euro Delivery...

The summer after we did our first Euro Delivery in May 2011, we met an older couple during a BMW CCA San Diego Chapter winery visit. They had done a dozen EDs! They started off buying cars that...
Forum: European Delivery 02-25-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By SD ///M4
Well, we know your itinerary, but you never...

Well, we know your itinerary, but you never mentioned which model you're getting! The only clue is that you're getting a 1200 mile service done, so it must be an M car.

Also, I too cannot believe...
Forum: European Delivery 02-03-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By SD ///M4
There is an instruction form that has been used...

There is an instruction form that has been used by Bimmerfesters and other EDers that can be left in the car after drop-off. You can find it if you search. It states in English, German, and other...
Forum: European Delivery 01-15-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By SD ///M4
You didn't notice that the previous post in this...

You didn't notice that the previous post in this thread was 5/31/2013, almost 7 years ago?
Forum: European Delivery 01-02-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By SD ///M4
We've stayed at the Munich Marriott on all 3 of...

We've stayed at the Munich Marriott on all 3 of our Euro Deliveries, in 2011, 2016, and 2018. It's a nice hotel and has A/C; some hotels don't. Since you have "status", you may get lucky and get...
Forum: European Delivery 10-09-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,783
Posted By SD ///M4
If anyone else has any plans to visit Munich and...

If anyone else has any plans to visit Munich and would like to tour the BMW M Studio in Garching, I have two contacts who encouraged me to share their contact info. They would love to see more...
Forum: European Delivery 10-09-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,783
Posted By SD ///M4
PM sent. Note: if you had quoted me in your...

PM sent.

Note: if you had quoted me in your reply or PM-ed me, I would have received an e-mail notification and replied earlier. Just posting another reply in a thread doesn't notify anyone,...
Forum: European Delivery 10-01-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,783
Posted By SD ///M4
I don't spend much time here anymore, so I just...

I don't spend much time here anymore, so I just saw this. We did a Euro Delivery in July 2018 for my wife's M3 and visited M HQ after the delivery. I have e-mail addresses for the two people who...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,716
Posted By SD ///M4
I wasn't around in the beginning but I"m pretty...

I wasn't around in the beginning but I"m pretty sure that it was Jon Shafer who started Bimmerfest, both this forum and the event.
Forum: European Delivery 06-11-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By SD ///M4
Go look at all of your ED documentation. There...

Go look at all of your ED documentation. There should be a sheet of paper explaining what this is and what you need to do about it. Report back. Seriously.
Forum: European Delivery 01-29-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By SD ///M4
Straight from the source: Q: ARE THERE ANY...

Straight from the source:

Q: ARE THERE ANY VEHICLES EXCLUDED FROM THE EUROPEAN DELIVERY PROGRAM?
A: Yes, the following vehicles are not available: i3, X3, X4, X5 and X6.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-16-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By SD ///M4
I"ve been buying stuff from www.getbmwparts.com...

I"ve been buying stuff from www.getbmwparts.com since 2011 when we bought my wife's previous 2011 335is Coupe and now includes my 2006 Z4M Roadster, 2016 M4 Coupe, and 2018 M3.

The biggest thing...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By SD ///M4
Why is this posted in the E85/E86 Z4 forum and...

Why is this posted in the E85/E86 Z4 forum and not in the X3 forum?
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,310
Posted By SD ///M4
If you weren't doing ED you might be able to get...

If you weren't doing ED you might be able to get your dealer to swap wheels when the car is delivered to the dealership. With ED, there may be an option in your dealer's online ordering system that...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-30-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,032
Posted By SD ///M4
The Sport Plus setting for Engine, Chassis, or...

The Sport Plus setting for Engine, Chassis, or Steering has no bearing on whether you are driving in S (Sequential, or manual) or D (Drive, or automatic). In other words, you can have everything set...
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,363
Posted By SD ///M4
Ironically, this last ED is the fastest...

Ironically, this last ED is the fastest turnaround time from VDC to dealer that we've experienced.

In 2011, my wife's 335is Coupe sat in Customs for the 4-day July 4th holiday, then a sprinkler...
Forum: European Delivery 10-02-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,309
Posted By SD ///M4
Same for us. We dropped off at CDG in August and...

Same for us. We dropped off at CDG in August and just missed a car carrier that had the last car loaded while we were there. It took our car three weeks and two days to make it to Bremerhaven and...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,838
Posted By SD ///M4
When I've used Waze on my Samsung S8 while...

When I've used Waze on my Samsung S8 while plugged into a 12V/USB port I have run the battery down to nothing. Not sure why that app uses more juice than all other apps combined, but for longer...
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,838
Posted By SD ///M4
As promised, here's my report on the Travel WiFi...

As promised, here's my report on the Travel WiFi hotspot (http://www.travel-wifi.com/en) that I rented for our trip. This turned out to be an excellent choice and I'm extremely satisfied the device...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,093
Posted By SD ///M4
Yup, it came overnight. I got the same...

Yup, it came overnight. I got the same selections; my wife and I both chose the "Wood Smoked Chicken Breast".

P.S. "Polar Blue" stitching. Same as on all of the F87 M2s.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-07-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,322
Posted By SD ///M4
That's definitely a nice specimen! Identical...

That's definitely a nice specimen!

Identical to mine except that I have Nav and full leather, and almost twice the miles!
Forum: European Delivery 07-07-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,541
Posted By SD ///M4
We'll be dropping off my wife's M3 at TT Transit...

We'll be dropping off my wife's M3 at TT Transit at CDG on Monday, July 30. It looks like there's a car wash very nearby.

Anyone dropped off there in the last year or two? Any suggestions?
Forum: European Delivery 07-07-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,915
Posted By SD ///M4
From the ADAC site today (translation by Google...

From the ADAC site today (translation by Google Translate):

Tourists in Tyrol can now drive over the Timmelsjoch again. The pass road, which has been closed since Monday, 2 July, was reopened for...
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