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      11-01-2012, 12:37 PM   #111
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Date Ordered 2013 F10 M5: May 10th 2012.
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Date of re-delivery back in USA from Euro Delivery: April 31st 2054.
Dude I just read your signature its hilarious!!
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      11-01-2012, 12:38 PM   #112
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Ugh, that sounds like an oil pump delay. Don't know what else it could be
Well my CA made a good point saying that since BMW decided to redirect their unsold cars from Europe and China to the U.S. Market, the cargo ships are fully laden with BMW's. Making the VPC's flooded with brand new BMW's getting off the ships. Thusly slowing down VPC processing. But who knows, maybe it's an oil pump issuse. All I know is my M5 has been at the VPC since last Friday, drives me crazy knowing its right there!
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      11-01-2012, 12:40 PM   #113
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Dude I just read your signature its hilarious!!
He he! True story though. :P
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My car didn't make it either but the dealer is bringing me a 550 to drive for the time being. Not an M5 but its something. I think its an oil pump issue still.
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My car didn't make it either but the dealer is bringing me a 550 to drive for the time being. Not an M5 but its something. I think its an oil pump issue still.
That's cool. Unfortunately my dealer is not in the area so I can't get a cool loaner like that. Otherwise I'd ask for an M3 to hold me over. I'm about to call BMW NA Customer Relations to find out what the hold up is for real.
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Just been told by ca that my car "maybe" on the way today.
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Dudes,

Called BMW NA Customer Relations again. The story that they are giving me is that processing through the VPC is taking so long because of all of the oil pumps that they have to replace in the M5's. I said, but the bulletin says that the job only takes like 2 1/2 hours. Nothing makes sense, and they weren't able to give me an update if the car was released or not. Lame.
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      11-02-2012, 03:39 PM   #118
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Has anyone got an update?

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Nothing. No update.

I called VPC. No one picked up.
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Got an email from the VPC. They sent me this. Explains everything.
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Got an email from the VPC. They sent me this. Explains everything.
Ouch

So is bmw going to find you a replacement?
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      11-02-2012, 08:04 PM   #122
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Got an email from the VPC. They sent me this. Explains everything.
Ha ha but that looks like mine, not yours ;-)
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Got an email from the VPC. They sent me this. Explains everything.
I bet the VDC employees had a hard time explaining why there's dirt in the wheels lol. I'm sure it'll polish right out.
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Mine arrived at dealer in Santa Barbara this afternoon. I will pickup in a coupe of days.

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Mine arrived at dealer in Santa Barbara this afternoon. I will pickup in a coupe of days.

Did you need a new oil pump?

Edit: nvm I just answered my own question. It's good to hear the VDC is getting the oil pump cars done.
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Mine arrived at dealer in Santa Barbara this afternoon. I will pickup in a coupe of days.

Glad to see that your front Euro Plate is still on!!
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I remember this car! Congrats. Mine should be here anytime.
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Mine arrived at dealer in Santa Barbara this afternoon. I will pickup in a coupe of days.

Twins, I'm planning on picking mine up there on Fri if everything goes according to plan.....
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Nice! Still waiting on my car. Hopefully next week.
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Just got informed my car has arrived dealership today. Picking it up tomorrow!!
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Just got informed my car has arrived dealership today. Picking it up tomorrow!!
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Just got informed my car has arrived dealership today. Picking it up tomorrow!!
Also are you picking it up in San Francisco???
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