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      06-20-2012, 09:12 PM   #1
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I checked my tracking on BMWUSA.COM and it says my production has started and also list all the specs of my car.. Anyone else see this? My dealer told me first week of July but I guess they are ahead of schedule.
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      06-20-2012, 09:24 PM   #2
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What week # was your allocation ?


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I checked my tracking on BMWUSA.COM and it says my production has started and also list all the specs of my car.. Anyone else see this? My dealer told me first week of July but I guess they are ahead of schedule.
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      06-20-2012, 09:29 PM   #3
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I checked my tracking on BMWUSA.COM and it says my production has started and also list all the specs of my car.. Anyone else see this? My dealer told me first week of July but I guess they are ahead of schedule.
Are you doing ED or US Delivery? I wonder if US Delivery vehicles are going into production sooner

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      06-20-2012, 10:33 PM   #4
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Don't know what week but it was first week of July. I'm am doing US delivery
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      06-20-2012, 10:43 PM   #5
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Don't know what week but it was first week of July. I'm am doing US delivery
I wonder if US Deliveries are being sent into production first since they have to come to the US which I assume increases the build time
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      06-21-2012, 12:32 AM   #6
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Maybe not increased build time, but you're taking shipping out of the equation with ED. They probably started us delivery because they have to account for shipping time.
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      06-21-2012, 06:43 AM   #7
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I wonder if US Deliveries are being sent into production first since they have to come to the US which I assume increases the build time
Yes. Our cars (I'm september 1st ED delivery as well) won't go into production until August. JIT inventory - BMW doesn't want to have to store the cars very long before delivery.
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      06-21-2012, 07:41 AM   #8
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I have heard that boats are capsizing on the way from Europe in the Atlantic. Hopefully no M5's will be on any boat to the US that capsizes
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      06-21-2012, 11:36 AM   #9
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If production has started now, wouldn't you be looking at a delivery time of early august? Knowing that it takes 1 week to build it, and 5-6 weeks to be shipped to the east coast? With a little longer time for people on the west coast. So people that are getting build times in july should be looking at september delivery, maybe earlier. Correct me if i am wrong.
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      06-22-2012, 07:42 AM   #10
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I checked my tracking on BMWUSA.COM and it says my production has started and also list all the specs of my car.. Anyone else see this? My dealer told me first week of July but I guess they are ahead of schedule.
What does your current status show now that a few days have elapsed?
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      06-22-2012, 10:23 AM   #11
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Still shows production begins stage
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      06-23-2012, 12:30 AM   #12
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Week 27 build and mine still shows order documented.
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My dealer called me a few days ago to inform me production had started, and that there is slight possibility that I might have my car end of July to early August if there are no delays at port.
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      06-23-2012, 10:48 AM   #14
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My dealer called me a few days ago to inform me production had started, and that there is slight possibility that I might have my car end of July to early August if there are no delays at port.
I will be headed to NY to come look if that happens
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      06-23-2012, 12:34 PM   #15
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My dealer called me a few days ago to inform me production had started, and that there is slight possibility that I might have my car end of July to early August if there are no delays at port.
Fantastic! It'd be great to have these cars sooner so we can enjoy them longer before winter hits =)
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      06-23-2012, 01:40 PM   #16
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For those taking delivery in Sept for ED when should the build process start? I would assume it will be more than 2 weeks before the scheduled delivery date.
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      06-23-2012, 03:58 PM   #17
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I wonder if US Deliveries are being sent into production first since they have to come to the US which I assume increases the build time
Yes; that is correct.
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Mine has also begun production!
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      06-23-2012, 05:13 PM   #19
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Mine has also begun production!
Did you guys get emails or just check the website? What day did you order?
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      06-23-2012, 08:56 PM   #20
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Just check website but also got a call from dealer. They told me it was in 150 status..
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      06-23-2012, 09:01 PM   #21
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Just check website but also got a call from dealer. They told me it was in 150 status..
What day did you order?
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      06-24-2012, 02:03 AM   #22
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finally can track my production!
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