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      09-08-2012, 10:14 AM   #1
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Port Hueneme Backlog - Daily processing numbers?

My M3 hit port hueneme this past wednesday on the Oberon. I just learned that the boat (Toscana) prior to the Oberon was delayed a couple days and so both boats arrived at port basically at the same time. Hueneme now has a backlog of 12,000 cars they need to process and deliver

Does anyone know how many cars the employees at Port Hueneme process on a daily basis?
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my m3 was on the oberon as well!

My sales said it should be @ long beach bmw ETA 9/13... its cleared customs yesterday
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Lucky you since you're local. Since mine still has to go north, it takes another couple of days after it gets onto a truck
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Good luck man, hope it goes quick. My wait has been crazy.. =\ but hey 9/13 is my birthday so it couldn't have been a better time
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happy birthday! Enjoy in health.
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my m3 was on the oberon as well!

My sales said it should be @ long beach bmw ETA 9/13... its cleared customs yesterday
Call your sales guy, it may be there today. Just got a message from a fellow member who bought an M3 from the same dealer as me and he just got a call from his sales guy saying his car just arrived and they're prepping it now for delivery later today or tomorrow
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Yes, the first of the Oberon vehicles has finally come home. It was a long four months, but it's over now. A couple of crappy iPhone photos (in harsh light) are attached. I'll try to get some better ones in the next few days.



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Congrats!! I hope mine arrives soon, this past few nights have been rough on me.. enjoy!
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Congrats Chris! Did you tint the windows already?
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Thanks!

Believe it or not, that's not tint. That's just an effect of the rear sunshade. I guess it does a pretty good job of keeping the back seats dark. I think I'm going to go without tint this time around, as I don't like the front-light, back-dark look and my full tint last time around made me somewhat paranoid...

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An effect it is. The front windows look tinted too. How many miles on that bad boy already?
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The windows themselves do seem to have some light tint from the factory. Perhaps it's some sort of heat-rejecting coating. It's actually kind of nice.

It only has about 40-50 miles so far, as I don't want to drive it too much before having paint protection film applied to the front. There's still plenty of time to break it in.

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An effect it is. The front windows look tinted too. How many miles on that bad boy already?
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got mine delivered last night to dealership,
picked it up this afternoon!
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got mine delivered last night to dealership,
picked it up this afternoon!
Congrats. Looks a lot like mine That crappy AW/FR/Competition combo
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got mine delivered last night to dealership,
picked it up this afternoon!
I had the same delivery schedule and the same sticker on my driver's side rear window
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