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      03-13-2008, 09:40 AM   #1
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Owners Circle Order Tracking Updates

I just ordered on Monday and have been obsessively checking owners circle since my CA gave me a production number on Tuesday.

Does anyone know how often OC gets updated?

Mine is still listed as On order, I am hoping it changes to Scheduled for Production soon!
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      03-13-2008, 09:40 AM   #2
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ditch owner's circle and call bmwna. OC is very slow to update and always behind. it kills the fun

here's the number if you dont have it:
800.831.1117

congratulations on your future car...
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      03-13-2008, 09:54 AM   #3
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Mine has updated every few days beleive it or not. Already enroute and I ordered on mar 26th! I might have this car in hand in another week or more...I wanted winter to be 100% over before I got this thing...
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      03-13-2008, 09:55 AM   #4
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ditch owner's circle and call bmwna. OC is very slow to update and always behind. it kills the fun

here's the number if you dont have it:
800.831.1117

congratulations on your future car...
Thanks for this tip, this is much better, still says no scheduled production date yet though
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it'll go in soon.... the wait game is so much fun with BMW...... NOT

waited for 3 cars in 9 months... bleh
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      03-13-2008, 10:05 AM   #6
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I think it gets updated every few days.
Some have said about a week but I think it's a little faster.
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no, the oc is terrible...my car was on a ship on 2/29 and it didn't show as en route until 3/7.
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It really just depends, sometimes they do update fast.
Happened to me for my ed.
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      03-13-2008, 11:49 AM   #9
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Check on it about once a week or you'll go crazy. FWIW, my car was at the dealer the day after OC said that it had arrived at the VPC.
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im obsessively checking it too...

i guess ill switch to the 1800 #

congrats on your car!
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      03-14-2008, 08:56 AM   #11
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Your CA can give you the build week,then when it's close,the build date,then figure about 30 days from that point and you should be cruisin.
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      03-17-2008, 11:52 AM   #12
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I ordered a week ago and still do not have a production date...how long has it taken people in the past from order to production date?
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I placed my order on the 14th of March, and every day since then I called the 800 number, and it changed from On Order, Scheduled for Production, then two days ago, it said it began production with a finish date of the 25th of March.
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No fair, my order went in on the 11th and im still not scheduled for production
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      03-17-2008, 03:39 PM   #15
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Note that the 800 number can be inaccurate as well. Last night, I called the number to get the status of my vehicle, and it told me that it's in transit. My new vehicle was actually sitting in my garage, as I had picked it up from the dealer yesterday morning!!!

On the other hand, the OC now shows "At Your BMW Center". Since this is the last step in the OC, I guess it's as accurate as it can be.

Good luck.
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No fair, my order went in on the 11th and im still not scheduled for production
The reason why mine was faster is because they were able to find a 335i that was ALREADY going to be built, but they just changed the options/color of the car to suit what I wanted. When I added the car to my Owners Circle acct, it showed a different color and interior.. but a day or so later, it made the changes.

that's my guess at least.
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The reason why mine was faster is because they were able to find a 335i that was ALREADY going to be built, but they just changed the options/color of the car to suit what I wanted. When I added the car to my Owners Circle acct, it showed a different color and interior.. but a day or so later, it made the changes.

that's my guess at least.
That's just what they usually do...use stock allocation and build them out for an owner.
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