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      04-02-2008, 01:28 AM   #1
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New Sticky?: Things To Do During Your 6-8 Week Wait

Thought it might be funny to compile a new sticky of things soon-to-be bmw owners can do to pass the time during their 6-8 week wait.

I'm only on week 1, so any advice from the veterans would be appreciated!

Week 1 & 2:
A) Read manual front and back. (see thread: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17829)
B) Start tracking your vehicle. http://oc.bmwusa.com or 1-800-831-1117 (vehicle prod. # or VIN # needed)

Week 2 & 4:
??

Week 5: Engine/Drivetrain/Exhaust Mods
Look into the forums to see what you may want to add to your car, start ordering to avoid rush delivery charges, etc.

Week 6:
??

Week 7:
??

Week 8:
A) Exterior Mods:
i.e. look into tinting, %, pricing and local tinting.
(see thread: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3093)
B) Confirm insurance and adding the car to your policy
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      04-02-2008, 05:17 AM   #2
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here are some of the things i do when getting a new car

1-always buy some winter floor mats while your waiting

2-free some space in your garage for you new baby and it's stuff

3-if you have a dog .. get some seat covers that match your interior

4-this one is not a must but is something I always do ... make and new CD to listen to when you first drive your car off the lot. since it's only happening once, why not make it perfect and handpick some of your fav tracks and listen to them on that special day ^_^ ... all these songs will have a special sentimental value in a while also take your time when making it, you have lots of time

5-buy a touch up paint bottle ... you never know when you'll need it

6-buy some basic mods that you can't go wrong with (spoilers, emblems, trims) ... I prefer not to buy major stuff then regret getting them and lose $$$ for selling them later because they didn't turnout to be as good as I imagined when ordering

7-make a list of what mods you like and are interested in and do some researches on them and pick whichs suit you and has the best value

8-daily call your dealer and ask the same question: "where the hell is my car"

hmmmmmm thats all I could think of now

would love to know what others do to pass the time


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Quote:
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Thought it might be funny to compile a new sticky of things soon-to-be bmw owners can do to pass the time during their 6-8 week wait.

I'm only on week 1, so any advice from the veterans would be appreciated!

Week 1 & 2:
A) Read manual front and back. (see thread: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17829)
B) Start tracking your vehicle. http://oc.bmwusa.com or 1-800-831-1117 (vehicle prod. # or VIN # needed)

Week 2 & 4:
??

Week 5: Engine/Drivetrain/Exhaust Mods
Look into the forums to see what you may want to add to your car, start ordering to avoid rush delivery charges, etc.

Week 6:
??

Week 7:
??

Week 8:
A) Exterior Mods:
i.e. look into tinting, %, pricing and local tinting.
(see thread: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3093)
B) Confirm insurance and adding the car to your policy

Week 1: Butterflies from the order
Week 2: Post Whore on e90. Kicking myself
Week 3: Trying to convince myself that I can be distracted from thinking about the order & car arrival. Punching myself
Week 4: Stabbing myself
Week 5: Can barely deal with the excruciating pain that is waiting for your BMW
Week 6: Take delivery. The world can continue, I get back to work, Post whore on e90, my friends and family start to wonder if I am missing since I am out driving
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