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      08-26-2008, 04:09 PM   #1
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Thumbs up BMWNA FTMFW - Package received today!!!

A while back "HammerM3" was having problems with his M-DCT Paddle Shifters and needed them reversed because of his handicap. He wasn't able to downshift fluently without a major hassle. Nothing was being done about it so I decided to contact BMW of North America via PM to see what they could do. About a week or so later I recieved a notice saying:
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I am with BMW of North America, LLC. Thanks for the information. We are aware of this situation, and BMW NA Customer Relations has been working with HammerM3.

I'd like to send you a gift to thank you for your assistance. Please let me know where I can send it. Thanks again.
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So I checked the mail today to find a decent sized package, a nicely written letter and inside the package was a model 5-series to boot. Here's some pics (taken with my blackberry). Even though it doesnt have the AeroKit on it, it still kicks ass. I've got to say it was a hell of a gesture from BMW and I couldn't be happier with them. And I hope by now "HammerM3" has gotten his situation straightened out. And thank you BMWNA!
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      08-26-2008, 04:16 PM   #2
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Definetly nice of BMWNA!

You deserve it!
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      08-26-2008, 04:25 PM   #3
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Dude, thats so awesome. Which I had one lol.
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      08-26-2008, 04:31 PM   #5
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for being such a good post whore
I can only aspire to be half the post whore you are ///Mantis
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but u just got an A for effort
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That's great, but did Hammer ever get his car fixed up right? That's some serious BS if they won't help the guy out.
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      08-26-2008, 04:43 PM   #8
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That's great, but did Hammer ever get his car fixed up right? That's some serious BS if they won't help the guy out.
I'm waiting on a PM back from him, but last thing I knew things were moving in the right direction.
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nice, i want a model of my car too
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      08-26-2008, 05:24 PM   #10
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nice, i want a model of my car too
The details they put into the model are UNREAL, the trunk is even felt-like material. . .it's just a model but they pulled it off well.

And yes an M3 model would be SICK.
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      08-26-2008, 05:30 PM   #11
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What you did was generous. I think it's fully-deserved. I wanted to buy one in Germany but they're way too overpriced.
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      08-26-2008, 05:35 PM   #12
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What you did was generous. I think it's fully-deserved. I wanted to buy one in Germany but they're way too overpriced.
What were they priced at? I was wondering that. . .
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What were they priced at? I was wondering that. . .
Don't remember the specifics, but I do remember that it was more than any model car should cost hahaha.

AND they had my EXACT car with the same color combo inside and out. It had to be overpriced by a lot in order for me to have resisted the urge.
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      08-26-2008, 05:46 PM   #14
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i saw an m3 model car in red at my dealership. It was priced at $174.50! lol just didnt seem right spending that much on a model car considering i bought a whole crap load of car cleaning supplies at half the cost.
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i saw an m3 model car in red at my dealership. It was priced at $174.50! lol just didnt seem right spending that much on a model car considering i bought a whole crap load of car cleaning supplies at half the cost.
, hopefully the E60 5er goes down with some sort of special notoriety so I can flip it for a healthy profit.
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but u just got an A for effort
you dont know how much that means, coming from you ///Mantis
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Sorry 4 being retarded, but what is PM?
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Sorry 4 being retarded, but what is PM?
PM = personal message
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you should mod that car
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wow!!! I am gonna go write them a suck up letter too!!!!
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      08-29-2008, 08:22 PM   #21
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spot on spot on.
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I got mine from my CA.

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