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      01-28-2008, 02:38 PM   #67
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hope mine will be on a boat soon My production was complete on the 23rd so I'm hoping it will be on a boat by the end of the week.

grats on your status I know its murder watching the slow progress....
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      01-28-2008, 02:56 PM   #68
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Xcellere- did you order the 19" wheels? if so did it not show up on the order tracking?
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Xcellere- did you order the 19" wheels? if so did it not show up on the order tracking?
Yes, I did order the 19s, but for some reason they never show up in anyone's order summary on the Owner's Circle website.
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      01-29-2008, 01:45 AM   #70
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      01-29-2008, 02:02 AM   #71
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hey xceller and jinxter, how long did it take for your car to go from order to in production? My order was put in on Nov 30 and its still on order accoding to OC. Did it take this long for you guys too? I've been trying to contact my dealer regarding this, but i still havent got an answer.. what should i do?
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      01-29-2008, 02:58 AM   #72
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hey xceller and jinxter, how long did it take for your car to go from order to in production? My order was put in on Nov 30 and its still on order accoding to OC. Did it take this long for you guys too? I've been trying to contact my dealer regarding this, but i still havent got an answer.. what should i do?
It took me about three weeks to go from On Order to Scheduled for Production. I lucked out though in terms of having this car being built so quickly. You should call your dealer and ask what the ETA is on the car being built. They can tell you that.
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      01-29-2008, 09:28 AM   #73
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hey xceller and jinxter, how long did it take for your car to go from order to in production? My order was put in on Nov 30 and its still on order accoding to OC. Did it take this long for you guys too? I've been trying to contact my dealer regarding this, but i still havent got an answer.. what should i do?
Things are going to move slowly and sporadically at ramp up. You can call BMWUSA and get current status, along with each of your status change dates, if your dealer is not responsive. You're probably at status 112 now, so 150 should come soon.
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Things are going to move slowly and sporadically at ramp up. You can call BMWUSA and get current status, along with each of your status change dates, if your dealer is not responsive. You're probably at status 112 now, so 150 should come soon.
Yea Greg is right. Call and do a little poking around. Also, whats your position on the list? I put a deposit down last year and im #7, so i probably wont see a production number for another few months...
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hey xceller and jinxter, how long did it take for your car to go from order to in production? My order was put in on Nov 30 and its still on order accoding to OC. Did it take this long for you guys too? I've been trying to contact my dealer regarding this, but i still havent got an answer.. what should i do?
When my status was at 112 I noticed that they had an expected build date already set. Meaning my production slot had to be built by Feb 6th I believe and my guess why is, they already have a ship date set for my vehicle as well. I think it all depends on what production week your production slot is set for then from there you will know approx 3 to 5 weeks for production and shipment. I think once your in 112 status you have no more then 1 months time before you enter production.

My order was also rushed as it was entered with the Dealership owner vehicle for production. It helps when you have a history with the dealer.
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When my status was at 112 I noticed that they had an expected build date already set. Meaning my production slot had to be built by Feb 6th I believe and my guess why is, they already have a ship date set for my vehicle as well.
On the Vehicle Inquiry, "Req. Prod: 2008/02/06" means February week 6, not February 6.
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On the Vehicle Inquiry, "Req. Prod: 2008/02/06" means February week 6, not February 6.
ya but than again that dosent make much sence either then because my car's production was complete on Jan 23rd..It's just waiting for a carrier now.
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thanks guys for the info. Got an email from my SA and he told me the factory has been delaying in production, but i am scheduled for a march delivery. By chance, what is the phone number for bmwusa? I went to the website, but couldn't find a number to call.... Thanks in advance
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thanks guys for the info. Got an email from my SA and he told me the factory has been delaying in production, but i am scheduled for a march delivery. By chance, what is the phone number for bmwusa? I went to the website, but couldn't find a number to call.... Thanks in advance
Yeah, they only give you email option now. Try this: 800.831.1117 - #3
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