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      03-31-2008, 06:12 PM   #23
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      03-31-2008, 07:02 PM   #24
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I really don't see how extended leather can be the holdup if regular leather is still available...
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I really don't see how extended leather can be the holdup if regular leather is still available...
Don't know why either
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I had a similar delay issue. Put my order in for sedan on Dec 28 with 19" rims. Had an original build week of week 6; then week 9.

During week 8 I called BMW and they had pushed me to week 15 (because of 19" wheel delay). Shortly thereafter, I was moved to week 14; and ended up being produced during week 13 (completed today).

I think its hard for them to predict build-weeks out that far...but also a pain in the ass that they can't plan better for supplies/parts. When was this company started? Last week?

Hang in there--chances are, they will move you back up again.
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Hang in there guys! I placed my order las Nov. and my M3 is scheduled for delivery tomorrow! You all will have your cars before you know it!
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Hang in there guys! I placed my order las Nov. and my M3 is scheduled for delivery tomorrow! You all will have your cars before you know it!
I actually also placed my order back in November but in addition the dealer has my $2000 deposit from July 07 and my $10,000 trade in from Nov 07 and still a delay!!!
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crap I wish I would have seen this thread earlier, I'm going to have to wait until tomorrow to find out if anything has changed with me...I was originally week 10 now week 16, hopefully I didn't get pushed back further...I do have extended leather and 19's ordered
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I had a similar delay issue. Put my order in for sedan on Dec 28 with 19" rims. Had an original build week of week 6; then week 9.

During week 8 I called BMW and they had pushed me to week 15 (because of 19" wheel delay). Shortly thereafter, I was moved to week 14; and ended up being produced during week 13 (completed today).

I think its hard for them to predict build-weeks out that far...but also a pain in the ass that they can't plan better for supplies/parts. When was this company started? Last week?

Hang in there--chances are, they will move you back up again.
Our cars are close. Mine should be finished tomorrow or Wed. I also floated around and ended up going earlier than their estimate.
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What color M3 do you have on order?

interlagos blue w/ fox red extended
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just spoke with the OC rep and I am now week 15, I am very excited!!!! couple more days and I go into production keeping my fingers crossed...
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before long they are going to run out of Alpine White Paint

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just spoke with the OC rep and I am now week 15, I am very excited!!!! couple more days and I go into production keeping my fingers crossed...
yeah i just called the OC too. mine is also Week15, Appro. April 20th. finger crossed ! ! !
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yeah i just called the OC too. mine is also Week15, Appro. April 20th. finger crossed ! ! !
That's great but I would double check because I called this am and the rep originally told me again week 15 but I told him to double check and he said he made a mistake and actually still at week 24.

Best way is to call your CA and ask hime to look it up for you
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I think they're telling everyone 24 because the supply seems unpredictable. Then, when they are sure they have some parts, they move people up.

There's a reason why *everyone* gets pushed back to 24, or was 19 before. It's worst case scenario, which has sadly worsened.

Oy.

EDIT: Yeah, someone in this thread already said the same thing.
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I think they're telling everyone 24 because the supply seems unpredictable. Then, when they are sure they have some parts, they move people up.

There's a reason why *everyone* gets pushed back to 24, or was 19 before. It's worst case scenario, which has sadly worsened.

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EDIT: Yeah, someone in this thread already said the same thing.
Not when things repeatedly get pushed back and not pushed forward
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yeah i just called the OC too. mine is also Week15, Appro. April 20th. finger crossed ! ! !

ummm count your calender weeks b/c week 15 is next week the 6th of April, April 20th is week 17
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ummm count your calender weeks b/c week 15 is next week the 6th of April, April 20th is week 17
i meant finish production approx. april 20. maybe i am wrong, but thats what the OC person told me.
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at a certain point, i am going to think about holding off an additional few months for a 2009 model. my eta is already miod-July for delivery and if that gets bumped out even more, i'm backing out of 2008 model.
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at a certain point, i am going to think about holding off an additional few months for a 2009 model. my eta is already miod-July for delivery and if that gets bumped out even more, i'm backing out of 2008 model.
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That's a thought but I think there will not be much change between years so if the chance to get earlier, I still might do it.
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at a certain point, i am going to think about holding off an additional few months for a 2009 model. my eta is already miod-July for delivery and if that gets bumped out even more, i'm backing out of 2008 model.
I think its too close from the initial launch to already have a upgraded version available, doing this will hurt future sales of new models and not truly benificial to upgrade within a short period....I say the upgrade will if any will take place in 2010/11
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