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      03-31-2012, 12:01 AM   #221
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Feb 15th: Order placed
Feb 23rd: Car in production/order number issued
Mar 21st: Ship arrived in Brunswick, GA
Mar 28: Car arrived at dealership
Mar 29: Picking up my new F30!
328 or 335? I ordered a 335 on 2/14 and mine gets to Brunswick on 4/1. This sucks!!!
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      03-31-2012, 05:16 AM   #222
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Ordered on 3/1/2012 and still haven't seen any updates on my tracker...

Hmm..
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      03-31-2012, 09:53 AM   #223
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Ordered on 3/1/2012 and still haven't seen any updates on my tracker...

Hmm..
Took me 4wks for my status to change from order received to production started. Order placed 02/25, production started 03/29
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      04-01-2012, 02:22 PM   #224
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I can't freaking log on to the BMW tracker, just sits there in all my browsers.

Anyway, production date was 3/28/2012 and it is in South Africa currently... At least I think.

Port location on my dealer print out is BALPOA and dest. location is 00023071. I did get priority 3 on it because it was ordered by the dealer technically ahead of me "ordering" it...

Does 4 weeks sound normal from production date to delivery in the midwest... anyone?

Hmm
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      04-01-2012, 02:28 PM   #225
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I can't freaking log on to the BMW tracker, just sits there in all my browsers.

Anyway, production date was 3/28/2012 and it is in South Africa currently... At least I think.

Port location on my dealer print out is BALPOA and dest. location is 00023071. I did get priority 3 on it because it was ordered by the dealer technically ahead of me "ordering" it...

Does 4 weeks sound normal from production date to delivery in the midwest... anyone?

Hmm
I'd think 4 weeks is too short - probably more like 7.
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      04-01-2012, 03:34 PM   #226
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I'd think 4 weeks is too short - probably more like 7.
Dealer said their estimate is 3-4 weeks.
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      04-01-2012, 03:37 PM   #227
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3-4 weeks? prepared to be disappointed.... youd have to probably have everything go your way... into production tomorrow, youd need to be on ship in like 1-2 weeks. almost everyone here has waited 6+ weeks.

my CA also told me id have it before end of april, but truth is, its probably not coming till first weeks of may. the dealers have no control when your car is shipped out from port.

im also pretty sure the SA cars take longer to get here in the states than from germany. also the priority 3 seems low to me. that actually sounds like theyll get to productions when they can. mine was listed as priority 1 -customer sold when i ordered . not sure what priority 3 is though officially. i ordered on 2/18 and my car got to the port of exit 3/26... thats like 5-6 weeks already...



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      04-01-2012, 03:43 PM   #228
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3-4 weeks? prepared to be disappointed.... youd have to probably have everything go your way... into production tomorrow, youd need to be on ship in like 1-2 weeks. almost everyone here has waited 6+ weeks.

my CA also told me id have it before end of april, but truth is, its probably not coming till first weeks of may. the dealers have no control when your car is shipped out from port.
Maybe how I stated it was wrong. I virtually bought the car off the lot rather than specifically ordered. It just so happened that it matched what I wanted. Maybe they have some special rush because it was dealer inventory?

Car is already sitting at the SA port from all that I can tell on my dealer inventory sheet.
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      04-01-2012, 07:11 PM   #229
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I ordered my car 03/03/12 and They havent start the production yet
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      04-01-2012, 07:46 PM   #230
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I ordered my car 03/03/12 and They havent start the production yet
Welcome to the frustration. It took 33 days for my production to start. Looks like 335 wait times are longer thon those who ordered 328's
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      04-02-2012, 07:55 AM   #231
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I ordered my car 03/03/12 and They havent start the production yet
Welcome to the frustration. It took 33 days for my production to start. Looks like 335 wait times are longer thon those who ordered 328's
Mmmm that's rather interesting. I consider myself super lucky because my car was ordered and went into production maybe 5-7 days after. The reason behind this, or so I was told, was that it was already on the line and a part of the dealers allocation, so he simply changed the specs to my order. With that being said it looks like my wait time is going to be about 6-7 weeks. A lot better than my friends subaru which took about 3 months.
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      04-02-2012, 10:37 AM   #232
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here is my timeline. i've been working with my ca since the beginning of the year. since i ordered a 335i mineral white, the production of this color starts mar 12

1/5/2012 = received production#
2/28/2012 = received VIN#
3/5/2012 = production start
3/10/2012 = production end
3/11/2012 to 3/22/212 = i have issues with my loan. send check to uae. at this time. awaiting vessels at port of entry
3/22/2012 = loaded in the vessels ( turandot). departed in bremerhaven
3/23/2012 = arrived in gothenburg sweden
3/26/2012 = arrivee in zeebrugge belgium
3/27/2012 = arrived in southampton uk
4/3/2012 = arriving in halifax ns canada
4/5/2012 = ny/nj port

called bmwna to mark as "asap" for delivery. (crossing my finger) it should be arriving here in va beach 9-13 apr.

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      04-02-2012, 03:07 PM   #233
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called bmwna to mark as "asap" for delivery. (crossing my finger) it should be arriving here in va beach 9-13 apr.

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will that make a difference?
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      04-02-2012, 03:29 PM   #234
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will that make a difference?
I'm not sure, but the way she(1-800-932-0831) explained makes a difference since she will put me on the priority list. I need all the help i can get... i cant stand the waiting game
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      04-02-2012, 03:38 PM   #235
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I'm not sure, but the way she(1-800-932-0831) explained makes a difference since she will put me on the priority list. I need all the help i can get... i cant stand the waiting game
i hear that, i placed my order on Feb 13. I hope to take delivery sometime next week (ship arrives this Wed...hopefully).
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      04-02-2012, 03:38 PM   #236
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335i Sport Line ordered!

Hi everyone. I just ordered my 2012 335i Sport Line.

Options:

Sport Line
Black Sapphire Metallic Paint
Coral Red Leather Interior
Aluminum Trim
Coral Red Accent
19" wheels
Technology Package
Premium Package
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Here is my timeline:

03/29/2012 - Ordered (from dealer allocation)
03/31/2012 - Production number received
??/??/2012 - Production number accepted by BMWUSA website
04/16/2012 - Production scheduled
??/??/2012 - Production started
??/??/2012 - Production complete
??/??/2012 - Vehicle released to carrier, awaiting transportation to port of exit
??/??/2012 - Vehicle is being transported to port of exit
??/??/2012 - In port, waiting for a vessel in Bremerhaven
??/??/2012 - Vehicle arrived in Port Hueneme
??/??/2012 - Vehicle arrived at VPC
??/??/2012 - Vehicle left VPC
??/??/2012 - Vehicle arrived at dealer
??/??/2012 - Delivery day
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Hi everyone. I just ordered my 2012 335i Sport Line.
Welcome to the forums. That looks like a nice setup you ordered. The wait is just going to kill you.
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      04-02-2012, 04:40 PM   #238
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Welcome to the forums. That looks like a nice setup you ordered. The wait is just going to kill you.
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I could be wrong but I thought BMW accepts the production numbers right away?
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      04-02-2012, 05:08 PM   #239
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I could be wrong but I thought BMW accepts the production numbers right away?
I thought the same but it took a day or two for mine to be accepted
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Welcome to the frustration. It took 33 days for my production to start. Looks like 335 wait times are longer thon those who ordered 328's
Woa that's crazy long! I placed my order today and just got a rough estimate that it should be delivered to me in a months time. I live in South Africa..
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      04-02-2012, 07:04 PM   #241
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Woa that's crazy long! I placed my order today and just got a rough estimate that it should be delivered to me in a months time. I live in South Africa..
LOL I think a month is long for u since its being built in your backyard. It has to be shipped for us which alone takes a couple of weeks.
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LOL I think a month is long for u since its being built in your backyard. It has to be shipped for us which alone takes a couple of weeks.
Yeah it's not too bad though. My previous 3 series have taken about 4-6 weeks to deliver.
They could just literally drive it out the factory and I could collect it!
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