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      11-30-2007, 08:14 PM   #45
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It was about 3 months, give or take.
Well, if Devo's M3 is to be built in Jan, that means late Feb/early March delivery. So, if the gap was 3 months last time, and if that is to hold true this time around as well, the pricing annoucement should be coming very soon, sometime in December.
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      11-30-2007, 08:21 PM   #46
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It was about 3 months, give or take.
that means we are close!!! we are 4 months away~
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Square away all of your forum bets! The deadline is fast approaching!
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Square away all of your forum bets! The deadline is fast approaching!
Its def. getting exciting and a bit nerve racking....But time flys, before we know it we will be driving the new M!
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My dealer called me early today to confirm that my order has an early January build date. The specs you see there are the default specs BMW gave my dealer, so my specs (Space Grey, Fox Red Novillo, 19's, iPod, BMW Assist, Carbon Leather) won't propagate in the system until next week some time.
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My dealer called me early today to confirm that my order has an early January build date. The specs you see there are the default specs BMW gave my dealer, so my specs (Space Grey, Fox Red Novillo, 19's, iPod, BMW Assist, Carbon Leather) won't propagate in the system until next week some time.
Nice job. Very exciting. Whereabouts were you on the list with your dealer. #1?
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Nice job. Very exciting. Whereabouts were you on the list with your dealer. #1?
Yes, #1. Newbold BMW in Illinois. I'll have to either drive the car out here or have it shipped. Oh well, at least I'll be one of the first in Cali to have the car.
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Yes, #1. Newbold BMW in Illinois. I'll have to either drive the car out here or have it shipped. Oh well, at least I'll be one of the first in Cali to have the car.
Wow, congrats. I have a deposit with the same dealer. I remember them saying the first two spots were for guys in CA.

How long ago did they contact you? Did they send you any information about options or pricing?
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wow that is so exciting to see that screenshot of the order! I cant wait for mine~~
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      11-30-2007, 11:02 PM   #57
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Wow, congrats. I have a deposit with the same dealer. I remember them saying the first two spots were for guys in CA.

How long ago did they contact you? Did they send you any information about options or pricing?
Thanks man! He (Neil Westfall, who also happens to be a very nice man) contacted me early this morning, and he said that the same thing happened with the M5: they gave out production #s and placed orders about a week before they received official pricing. I think that's rather good news. Also, it should be known that with my 08 M5 I had about 3 weeks to change my options before the car went into production, which means that BMW has to release the prices somewhere in the next few weeks. They can't have customers order a car without knowing pricing.
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      11-30-2007, 11:10 PM   #58
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He (Neil Westfall, who also happens to be a very nice man) contacted me early this morning, and he said that the same thing happened with the M5: they gave out production #s and placed orders about a week before they received official pricing.
Got all my fingers crossed!!!
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Thanks man! He (Neil Westfall, who also happens to be a very nice man) contacted me early this morning, and he said that the same thing happened with the M5: they gave out production #s and placed orders about a week before they received official pricing. I think that's rather good news. Also, it should be known that with my 08 M5 I had about 3 weeks to change my options before the car went into production, which means that BMW has to release the prices somewhere in the next few weeks. They can't have customers order a car without knowing pricing.
I meant how long ago did they initially contact you?
I saw about a month ago you posted saying they called and took your order.
Did they send you the options list or how did you know what to pick?
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I meant how long ago did they initially contact you?
I saw about a month ago you posted saying they called and took your order.
Did they send you the options list or how did you know what to pick?
You're right, it was about a month ago. They sent me the options list but I already knew it before they sent me it.
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You're right, it was about a month ago. They sent me the options list but I already knew it before they sent me it.
Was it the same list that was posted on here? Does it have anything different?

You'll have to let me know when it comes in so I can go to the dealership and gawk.
Maybe I'll swindle them into letting me start it.
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Was it the same list that was posted on here? Does it have anything different?

You'll have to let me know when it comes in so I can go to the dealership and gawk.
Maybe I'll swindle them into letting me start it.
That'd be fine with me man, I know how exciting this is for all of us.

Also, the lists were identical.
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That'd be fine with me man, I know how exciting this is for all of us.

Also, the lists were identical.
Cool, well thanks for the info. Will be a tough few months for you.
Very exciting to hear nonetheless.
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Now we know how/why M3s get abused in dealerships.
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Nah, I will keep an eye on Newbold to make sure they aren't abusing the car!
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Nah, I will keep an eye on Newbold to make sure they aren't abusing the car!
I trust them, I had a nice conversation today with Neil about religion. But you're definitely welcome to look around the car when it arrives.
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