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      01-31-2008, 11:40 AM   #62
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Drives: 2006 BMW M5
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Houston, TX

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Originally Posted by gasman View Post need a production number to sign up for an account on BMWOC. I just got my production number 3 days ago. I had been on the list for a full year and was number 2. Are you going through the Woodlands dealership or BMW North?
I'm going through BMW North, which as I understand it is owned by the same corporation. Doesn't necessarily mean it's run the same I guess.
I understand I've only been on the list a short time. And they told me there are 22 people ahead of me. I don't want to be unreasonable about it. But when they ran my order through the system it shows a Requested Production Date of Week 10. Who is making this request? The dealer or is it automatic in the system? Why would they request a date so early in the cycle if they have no allocation yet and if there are 22 people ahead of me? The general sales manager estimated late April/early May but considering we're about to start week 6 of the year and I don't even have a production #, I don't feel too good about it.