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      11-18-2010, 11:41 PM   #441
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Thanks. You might be right. I should talk to my dealer face to face and see whats going on.
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      01-12-2011, 06:52 PM   #442
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I called and it said my car will be finish on 17th from production, does anyone know how long and which vessel my car will be on?
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      01-12-2011, 06:55 PM   #443
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I called and it said my car will be finish on 17th from production, does anyone know how long and which vessel my car will be on?
Your CA can tell you the exact ship and your new vin number so you can track it.
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I called and it said my car will be finish on 17th from production, does anyone know how long and which vessel my car will be on?
My car was said to be done with production today Jan. 17. I'm told it should be here in LA near the end of Feb. or early March.
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Just called, automated lady told me my M3 is in the body shop with a completion date of Jan 20th
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My car was said to be done with production today Jan. 17. I'm told it should be here in LA near the end of Feb. or early March.
Im in NYC,which the port is in NJ..im sure my car gets to me first then to LA?
so im guessing i should get me car in mid Fed..??
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      06-01-2011, 09:09 PM   #447
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My car is at the port guys how long does it take to get to the delear going crazy waiting lol
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      10-07-2011, 11:39 AM   #448
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      03-19-2012, 06:39 PM   #449
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marinetraffic.com

Another good site to track the progress of the ship that is carrying your car is: marinetraffic.com, it is very informative.
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      07-05-2012, 12:06 AM   #450
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Lightbulb Free shipfinder site and apps

I have been somewhat documenting (in another thread) my rather obsessive tracking/stalking of my car making its way to me!

Just found this today, pretty cool and it's free!
http://shipfinder.co

They have mobile apps too for various platforms:
http://shipfinder.co/about/

Cheers!
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Just wanted to thank everyone for this thread! My M3 is on its way here and it is pretty cool that I can track it which is all do to the previous posts in the thread. Thanks for the info!
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Just wanted to thank everyone for this thread! My M3 is on its way here and it is pretty cool that I can track it which is all do to the previous posts in the thread. Thanks for the info!
enjoy!!
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Which VPC services Memphis Tennessee

My dealer is being sluggish with information on delivery.

Tracking on BMW's site indicated that it went into En Route to US status on June 29th.

I went on the W&W site and searched boats that left Bremerhaven around that time. The Undine departed on June 25th (all other boats departed after the status change to en route so I'm pretty sure it's on the Undine). It has stopped in NY and is now showing next stop as Brunswick.

Wondering if any of you guys know which VPC might service western Tennessee so I can try and gauge when my car will hit the dealer.
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My dealer is being sluggish with information on delivery.

Tracking on BMW's site indicated that it went into En Route to US status on June 29th.

I went on the W&W site and searched boats that left Bremerhaven around that time. The Undine departed on June 25th (all other boats departed after the status change to en route so I'm pretty sure it's on the Undine). It has stopped in NY and is now showing next stop as Brunswick.

Wondering if any of you guys know which VPC might service western Tennessee so I can try and gauge when my car will hit the dealer.
99% sure it would be Brunswick port/VPC. Do you have your VIN? The easiest way to track is to enter the VIN on W&W's site as the 'cargo ID' and it'll tell you what boat you're on (if the shipment has been at least booked already). Good luck with the waiting, it's the hardest part -- Mine arrived in Brunswick 2 days ago and is still at the VPC... the wait is agonizing
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99% sure it would be Brunswick port/VPC. Do you have your VIN? The easiest way to track is to enter the VIN on W&W's site as the 'cargo ID' and it'll tell you what boat you're on (if the shipment has been at least booked already). Good luck with the waiting, it's the hardest part -- Mine arrived in Brunswick 2 days ago and is still at the VPC... the wait is agonizing
No VIN, again dealer isn't being as helpful as I would like. I don't think the sell many M cars and aren't used to reacting to the type of requests people who buy them ask about.

What ship was your car on?
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No VIN, again dealer isn't being as helpful as I would like. I don't think the sell many M cars and aren't used to reacting to the type of requests people who buy them ask about.

What ship was your car on?
Mine was on the Tombarra, but it left Bremerhaven 6/19 or so, so it is not likely that your car is on the same ship. Do you have BMWFS financing on your car? If so you may be able to retrieve your own VIN from the My BMW site by entering your SSN and other details and setting up your BMWFS account online.

If you must use your dealer, ask them to print you a VIR report, your VIN will be found at the top. I know the CAs can be useless, mine were too -- but they should know what a VIR is and be able to easily print you one
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Mine was on the Tombarra, but it left Bremerhaven 6/19 or so, so it is not likely that your car is on the same ship. Do you have BMWFS financing on your car? If so you may be able to retrieve your own VIN from the My BMW site by entering your SSN and other details and setting up your BMWFS account online.

If you must use your dealer, ask them to print you a VIR report, your VIN will be found at the top. I know the CAs can be useless, mine were too -- but they should know what a VIR is and be able to easily print you one
OK, thanks. I'll give that a try.
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