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      05-31-2006, 01:27 PM   #133
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Thanks a lot Jmeezee, so it is entering the canal soon I hope?
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From the ships I've seen so far (I've followed the Jupiter Diamond and the Ryujin) I'm guessing that the Hojin will wait outside the canal for the rest of today, and get it's turn to enter sometime tomorrow. Once it enters the canal, if all moves smoothly, it should take about 12 hours to reach the Pacific side.
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From the ships I've seen so far (I've followed the Jupiter Diamond and the Ryujin) I'm guessing that the Hojin will wait outside the canal for the rest of today, and get it's turn to enter sometime tomorrow. Once it enters the canal, if all moves smoothly, it should take about 12 hours to reach the Pacific side.

THANKS JMeezee! My stomach is churning waiting for her to arrive. It's nice to see that she's waiting to go through the locks. Keep the pictures coming please!
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Awesome . I checked a few hours ago and it wasn't on the map. This waiting is insane. I'm trying to figure out a way to lock myself out of the forum so I don't have to obsess over this sh*t anymore!!

hahaha that's funny, but true. I feel the same way.
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      05-31-2006, 01:57 PM   #137
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There has to be some sort of support group for people like us!

Oh wait!! It's called the E90POST.com website....
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There has to be some sort of support group for people like us!

Oh wait!! It's called the E90POST.com website....

Yeah, That's what my wife is calling this for me too. Everyday she asks..."Have you checked into your support group yet?" or "Get off that f!@# computer. You and your Hojin groupies need to be tasered."
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Yeah, That's what my wife is calling this for me too. Everyday she asks..."Have you checked into your support group yet?" or "Get off that f!@# computer. You and your Hojin groupies need to be tasered."
Ha ha yeah well you should somehow convince your wife to join us..the more the merrier! BMW forever! LOL
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You're wife is going to hate this site more once the mod bug hits...

I haven't even recieved my car yet and I'm spending so much on all the aftermarket stuff, lol.
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mikeymike, what mods are you going to do to your car?
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Let's see....

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Ah you're right. I didn't realize it takes up to 2 days to get through the canals. 10th still looks like the best estimate.
Sorry - I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but 6/10 is still too optimistic. Once the ship clears the canal, it's going to take 9-10 days to reach the California coast...THEN it's got to go through the VPC, get trucked to your dealer, and get final prep at the dealer. All-in-all, I'd say 6/17 to be the most realistic estimate.

In my case, the Ryujin cleared the canal on 5/20, hit port on 5/30, and I'm taking delivery (in San Diego) on 6/6. That's how I came up with the estimates in your guys' cases. Who's got the Fast Forward button???
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Let's see....

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man i thought i was the only crazy one here..nice shopping list...i have the bug...BAD,,lol
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Sorry - I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but 6/10 is still too optimistic. Once the ship clears the canal, it's going to take 9-10 days to reach the California coast...THEN it's got to go through the VPC, get trucked to your dealer, and get final prep at the dealer. All-in-all, I'd say 6/17 to be the most realistic estimate.

In my case, the Ryujin cleared the canal on 5/20, hit port on 5/30, and I'm taking delivery (in San Diego) on 6/6. That's how I came up with the estimates in your guys' cases. Who's got the Fast Forward button???

You're killing me JMeezee, you're killing me. I'm gonna go throw up now.

Please help us though by updating the AIS pics when you can. It does help ease the pain. Thanks man.
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Sorry - I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but 6/10 is still too optimistic. Once the ship clears the canal, it's going to take 9-10 days to reach the California coast...THEN it's got to go through the VPC, get trucked to your dealer, and get final prep at the dealer. All-in-all, I'd say 6/17 to be the most realistic estimate.

In my case, the Ryujin cleared the canal on 5/20, hit port on 5/30, and I'm taking delivery (in San Diego) on 6/6. That's how I came up with the estimates in your guys' cases. Who's got the Fast Forward button???
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Sorry - I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but 6/10 is still too optimistic. Once the ship clears the canal, it's going to take 9-10 days to reach the California coast...THEN it's got to go through the VPC, get trucked to your dealer, and get final prep at the dealer. All-in-all, I'd say 6/17 to be the most realistic estimate.

In my case, the Ryujin cleared the canal on 5/20, hit port on 5/30, and I'm taking delivery (in San Diego) on 6/6. That's how I came up with the estimates in your guys' cases. Who's got the Fast Forward button???
6/10 was the date we were estimating that it will reach port. I don't think that's too optimistic. I don't think anyone here is actually planning on picking up their cars from the dealer before the 15th.
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6/10 was the date we were estimating that it will reach port. I don't think that's too optimistic. I don't think anyone here is actually planning on picking up their cars from the dealer before the 15th.
I'm expecting the end of the month myself, but my car has a nice little truck ride up to Seattle after she gets off the boat.
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man i thought i was the only crazy one here..nice shopping list...i have the bug...BAD,,lol

Gotta love the mod bug, hehe...What do you got planned?
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6/10 was the date we were estimating that it will reach port. I don't think that's too optimistic. I don't think anyone here is actually planning on picking up their cars from the dealer before the 15th.
My bad then - I originally thought there was the notion that you'd get your cars by the 10th. Guess it's time for me to jump ship off this thread!
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My bad then - I originally thought there was the notion that you'd get your cars by the 10th. Guess it's time for me to jump ship off this thread!
LOL. All good man. Please stick around....we need the support!

P.S. -- I just got into San Diego tonight for a conference. What a great city you have! I love this place.
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Well gents it appears our famous Hojin is in the Gatun Locks and making her way through the canal as of 0600 this morning!
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In the Locks. I apparently missed her on the webcam though.
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From my internet research it looks like a 50-51 mile trip through the canal in an estimated 8 hours... We'll see!!
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