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      02-23-2008, 06:48 PM   #23
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Sitting at 112 with Week 10 scheduled. I'm waiting to here back from my CA as well about PC delivery. If I can't get april then I will not wait until May.
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      02-23-2008, 08:13 PM   #24
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That is not a transient supply issue per se. As I mentioned to you earlier on your own order thread, BMW has been explicit about the fact that DCT sedan will not be available before June. If your dealer does not know this, he is behind and needs to catch up on BMW releases.

The supply issue explicitly affects the availibility of DCT on coupes at this time, meaning, some folks have been able to put in DCT coupe orders while others are waiting on the sidelines for more allocations to open up.
Well..........they can always change their minds. lol
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      02-23-2008, 08:16 PM   #25
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Well..........they can always change their minds. lol
That is true!
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      02-24-2008, 03:28 PM   #26
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Yeah man, all I know is what the dealer told me. Supposedly, he talked to the NA rep last week and he said that the DCT issue was sorted out, but it would take a few weeks for the supply to be sufficient...maybe they ramped up manufacturing of the trannys? I dunno. Just know that I got my fingers crossed that he is right and they get it worked out sooner than later. I still have to sell the GT3 though, so it aint like I would be ready for the M3 tomorrow. It will all work out...I will have it eventually, and life will be good. If thats July or August, so be it. Everything for a reason...
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      02-24-2008, 04:03 PM   #27
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Dude, you can't possibly complain about waiting while you're cruising around in a GT3. Give me a break...Life better be good for you, period!
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Checked today with BMW NA, and still slotted for next week production. Nothing new to report unfortunately ... although no suprise really, since M-DCT doesn't start until March production.
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So .... M-DCT Coupe March production cars are for the following members:

** See start of this thread for updated info **

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      02-26-2008, 04:51 PM   #30
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I am also supposed to be a March build. Jerez/Beige extended,19's,DCT
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I updated my info

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So .... M-DCT Coupe March production cars are for the following members:

apw2607 - Space Grey/Black Extended/Carbon Leather
FifthStreetz - Jerez Black/Fox Red/?
SMSgt B - Jerez Black/Fox Red Extended/Carbon Leather
swamp2 - ?
Mx3 - Space Gray/Black/Brushed Alum.
xxruffdmxx - Alpine White/Silver Extended/?
gasman - Alpine White/Fox Red/Sycamore Anthracite Wood Trim
rick berry - Jerez Black/Beige Extended/

Note, not one combination the same .... choice is everything :-)

Any others?
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      02-27-2008, 10:14 AM   #32
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... BMW has been explicit about the fact that DCT sedan will not be available before June. If your dealer does not know this, he is behind and needs to catch up on BMW releases.

The supply issue explicitly affects the availibility of DCT on coupes at this time, meaning, some folks have been able to put in DCT coupe orders while others are waiting on the sidelines for more allocations to open up.
Seems not totally correct ... as I get an call from my dealer today, that my new M3 an E90 sedan, Jet Black, Black leather, with M-DCT and 19" wheels should be produced April (week 17th) and delivered in week 18th...

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I just called BMW NA, they said im scheduled for Week 10 production....

From what i remember last time i called i was scheduled for Week 11...
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I just called BMW NA, they said im scheduled for Week 10 production....

From what i remember last time i called i was scheduled for Week 11...
That happened to me as well. I was initially week 11, and got moved up to 10, and production actually started at week 9 (for 6MT though). They probably build some kind of slack into their schedules.
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That happened to me as well. I was initially week 11, and got moved up to 10, and production actually started at week 9 (for 6MT though). They probably build some kind of slack into their schedules.
hmmm, so i guess production started for me too!

Lol i hope...
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      02-27-2008, 10:24 AM   #36
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hmmm, so i guess production started for me too!

Lol i hope...
The reps have that info actually, and it's pretty up-to-date. They can tell you exactly when/if it started.
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The reps have that info actually, and it's pretty up-to-date. They can tell you exactly when/if it started.
I asked the lady if she knew what status # iwas at, she said she couldnt tell me because its not in the system or some BS...

Did the rep tell you when you called?
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      02-27-2008, 10:39 AM   #38
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I spoke to my CA yesterday and BMW NA and I'm still scheduled for Week 10...no sooner/no later! Although two days ago I was unable to modify my order, I was able to yesterday. I basically added Sirius Satellite Radio. Here's to BMW staying on schedule.
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I spoke to my CA yesterday and BMW NA and I'm still scheduled for Week 10...no sooner/no later!


I guess our M-DCT cars will be built together, and we will be the FIRST to get them!

Hopefully it wont have too many bugs *knocks on wood*
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I guess our M-DCT cars will be built together, and we will be the FIRST to get them!

Hopefully it wont have too many bugs *knocks on wood*

Man I sure hope so. I can't relax until I know i'm in production. I hate having to call and bug the people at BMW NA everyday. It's getting really bad. I'm losing sleep over it. It's affecting my work. I think I need some help!
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I hear you guys ... I'm in the same boat. Still next week production. Lets hope it sticks !!! Going to be a interesting week ;-)
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Man I sure hope so. I can't relax until I know i'm in production. I hate having to call and bug the people at BMW NA everyday. It's getting really bad. I'm losing sleep over it. It's affecting my work. I think I need some help!
I havnt slept well in over a week...last night i didnt sleep at all, pulled a all nighter.

I feel like Ed Norton's character in Fight Club.
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I asked the lady if she knew what status # iwas at, she said she couldnt tell me because its not in the system or some BS...

Did the rep tell you when you called?
They might indeed not have the exact status code in front of them, but your dealer does. However, the reps can tell you the exact date production began if your car is in production. So you either need to speak with your dealer or a rep to determine if it's been produced. The automated voice and OC systems are off.
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      02-27-2008, 12:52 PM   #44
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Dude, you can't possibly complain about waiting while you're cruising around in a GT3. Give me a break...Life better be good for you, period!
Dude, I aint complaining! I am actually somewhat glad it will take a few months. Gives me time to take care of some things, you know. What I would like to see is a date for delivery...something I can put on the calendar and plan for. With the supply issue, and not being able to even officially order the car is what I don't like. If I knew a date, even within a couple weeks, I would be a happy camper.
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