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      10-03-2011, 08:15 AM   #1
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Anyway to track trucking?

Arrived at port, then being shipped to the dealer. I'm not sure when or ETA, but I was hoping I can track. Does the CA know? How long does this take usually?
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Arrived at port, then being shipped to the dealer. I'm not sure when or ETA, but I was hoping I can track. Does the CA know? How long does this take usually?
Your CA should know, on average, how long it takes a car to get from the port to your particular dealership. This would be based on previous customers like you. Ask him or her, but it will just be a guess.

No you can't track it.
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Your CA should know, on average, how long it takes a car to get from the port to your particular dealership. This would be based on previous customers like you. Ask him or her, but it will just be a guess.

No you can't track it.
Fantastic. Thanks a lot. I only wonder, because I heard generally it take 7-14 days from point A to point B. That didn't tell me much. I'm too anxious.
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If your car is a euro re-delivery ; expect 1-2 weeks

If your car is just a unit you ordered and is being delivered to you brand new for the first time, 4-6 days (trucking time to the midwest...majority of this time is just waiting to load a truck fully)

this is assuming 0 damage on the ship
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If your car is a euro re-delivery ; expect 1-2 weeks

If your car is just a unit you ordered and is being delivered to you brand new for the first time, 4-6 days (trucking time to the midwest...majority of this time is just waiting to load a truck fully)

this is assuming 0 damage on the ship
Thanks, from the sounds of it... I believe it is just a unit (1x e92 335i). Thanks a lot.
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I am dying too. Taking delivery of my car either Thursday, Friday or Saturday of this week!
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I am dying too. Taking delivery of my car either Thursday, Friday or Saturday of this week!
Congrats! I'm hoping mine will be Friday. *Fingers Crossed* Still no ETA from my CA though.
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I am dying too. Taking delivery of my car either Thursday, Friday or Saturday of this week!
Picking mine up in 14 hours!
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I think PKL is right - It can't be tracked. Not long ago you could give a partial VIN to the trucking company to see if the VPC released your ride to them but I think (at least on the west coast where they use Wagoner Trucking) they tired of obsessive BMW buyers like us calling and stopped giving out info. The dealer will know the date the ship docked and have an estimate as to when the vehicle arrives. Don't worry about the dealership holding it up. They check off a quality certification form, clean it up and call you so they can get paid. Often, you drive away the same day the dealer gets the car.
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Often, you drive away the same day the dealer gets the car.
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