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      06-23-2010, 08:35 PM   #1
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How long did it take?


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      06-23-2010, 08:38 PM   #2
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That's about right. Mine took 7 weeks from order to delivery.
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      06-23-2010, 08:40 PM   #3
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Well thats no good. I have school at the end of august and I cant bring it this year.. I Hope it hurries up haha.
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      06-23-2010, 08:47 PM   #4
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Mine took about 10 weeks. But I had to deal with Volcano and Seat Module issues...
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      06-23-2010, 09:18 PM   #5
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I ordered mine end of April, suposed to be here end of this week or next, so 8 weeks is about right.
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      06-23-2010, 09:32 PM   #6
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Off topic but PLEASE post pics of that Italia!!!
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      06-23-2010, 09:37 PM   #7
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Ordered March 9; still waiting.
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      06-23-2010, 09:41 PM   #8
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ordered end of april, car is at the VPC as of now
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So my car was built yesterday, delivering to Phoenix(west coast) - am I still looking at 6 wks?
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      06-24-2010, 11:34 AM   #10
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1. Its comming from Germany.
2. You arent the only person ordering a m3
3. Are east or west coast.

I ordered mine a couple weeks ago and it wont be here until August and I'm 5 HOURS from the got damn BMW factory IN GERMANY.
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      06-24-2010, 12:17 PM   #11
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12 weeks, got screwed by the prep center...sat there for 4 weeks
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      06-24-2010, 01:03 PM   #12
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M3 time is highly relativistic

Time is not a constant, as Einstein proved. In one of his lesser known proofs, he was able to show that time slowed in direct proportion to the desirability of the car you have just ordered.

T = f(cg)^3, where cg = car goodness factor.

As car goodness doubles, the perceived wait time increased by a factor of 8, according to Einstein.

Here are a few cg figures:

cg of Toyota Corolla = 1.3
cg of BMW 335i = 3.4
cg of M3 = 9.3
cg of Bugatti Veyron approaches infinity, but those able to afford this car have the means to warp time and thus get the car more quickly than you or I might think.
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      06-24-2010, 01:49 PM   #13
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Time is not a constant, as Einstein proved. In one of his lesser known proofs, he was able to show that time slowed in direct proportion to the desirability of the car you have just ordered.

T = f(cg)^3, where cg = car goodness factor.

As car goodness doubles, the perceived wait time increased by a factor of 8, according to Einstein.

Here are a few cg figures:

cg of Toyota Corolla = 1.3
cg of BMW 335i = 3.4
cg of M3 = 9.3
cg of Bugatti Veyron approaches infinity, but those able to afford this car have the means to warp time and thus get the car more quickly than you or I might think.
I love you, Einstein
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      06-24-2010, 02:35 PM   #14
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lololol
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      06-24-2010, 04:20 PM   #15
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I am east coast. I just hope it arrives with at least one week to drive before I head off to school again :/.. assuck I will post 458 Italia soon, still waiting for delivery :/ I can give you some 430 to ease your mind haha.. if that would make you happy ..

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P.S assuck I can upload some teaser photos of what it will look like, i went to the factory to design it.. And got some good pics of an example of what the car will be like.. FIRE RED FTW!
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Wait...you drive a Ferrari ?
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      06-24-2010, 04:33 PM   #17
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      06-24-2010, 06:44 PM   #18
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Off Topic, nice.

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      06-24-2010, 08:01 PM   #19
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how long from the time your order goes in, do I get my VIN#?
I would like to know also.

I just ordered my M3 June14th and it finished production June 23rd! woohoo! My SA said that the car should arrive in FL by the end of July or early August but from what I'm reading from other peopl's posts... looks like its gonna be a lot longer
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I would like to know also.

I just ordered my M3 June14th and it finished production June 23rd! woohoo! My SA said that the car should arrive in FL by the end of July or early August but from what I'm reading from other peopl's posts... looks like its gonna be a lot longer
My M3 was completed on June 23 also, but I live in Arizona. Should be interesting to see which gets here first, my SA said the same thing - end of July, beginning of August. I think the east coast if supposed to be quicker. Anyone know what route the west coast boats take?
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      06-25-2010, 12:38 AM   #22
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I read through the sticky: The Ultimate Order / Ship Tracking Guide!
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43692

It seems like it only takes about a week to build the car and the rest is just shipping. The car waits to be transported to the ship, about 11 days in the ocean, wait to get to the Prep Center, a week or two at the Prep Center, deliver to your state, and then a check up at your local dealer. Yeah tell me about it -_- Knowing my car is done... now the wait is just excruciating hahaha
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