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      01-10-2007, 07:57 PM   #551
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I just checked the site again and I have a VIN now. Wohoo!
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      01-11-2007, 01:17 AM   #552
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I just checked the site again and I have a VIN now. Wohoo!
ismithnc-since your car is almost around the same as mine..what is your status now?

I just called and it is still at the port of exit. And I also ponder that when the date is given...ie: "Your car will complete production on xx-xx-07, is the time frame east coast or western time. I have officially become obsessed and call the 1-800 number 3-5 times a day
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      01-11-2007, 03:56 AM   #553
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My car status changed to En-rout today on the website. Anyone have an Idea what ship it is on bound for the left coast?

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My car status changed to En-rout today on the website. Anyone have an Idea what ship it is on bound for the left coast?

http://schedule.2wglobal.com/AppTrac...trackType=Auto

put your VIN in there and see if your car shows up

if the link doesnt work the first time just refresh
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      01-12-2007, 03:16 AM   #555
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My car status changed to En-rout today on the website. Anyone have an Idea what ship it is on bound for the left coast?


Congrats! I'm still on the dock according to 800#. I noticed there seems to be an extra NYK ship sailing on the 10th according to the german website. So are you on WW or NYK?
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Congrats! I'm still on the dock according to 800#. I noticed there seems to be an extra NYK ship sailing on the 10th according to the german website. So are you on WW or NYK?
808E46M3...I think I'm righ there with you. As of 1/11, the 1-800 number went from "transferring to port of exit" to "released to carrier yada yada yada".
Now is the hard part..being waited for a ship at the dock
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      01-12-2007, 09:21 PM   #557
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Thanks Guys,

I actually called my dealer yesterday and found out the name of the ship, it's on the MAERSK TIDE. The tracker is way more accurate though, it says it was loaded on Jan 5th. The dealer says it should arrive at Port Hueneme on 24the Jan. I'm chompin at the bit! Thanks again for the info!

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yus yus - im on a ship tooo......hope you folks get your car very soon....
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Thanks Guys,

I actually called my dealer yesterday and found out the name of the ship, it's on the MAERSK TIDE. The tracker is way more accurate though, it says it was loaded on Jan 5th. The dealer says it should arrive at Port Hueneme on 24the Jan. I'm chompin at the bit! Thanks again for the info!

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=42347

looks like you're car is with us

According to the WW website, it will hit the port on the 29th.

i'll post a pic in that thread in a couple minutes
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I dont know if this has been mentioned in this thread, but if you buy a car that needs to be ordered, it has a priority when its loaded on the ship and has a faster processing time at the VPC than if the car were going to dealership stock.

I was told (by me CA) the car would be at the dealership no later than 72 hours from when the boat is docked... Keep in mind, I live in VA which is relatively close to the VPC on the east coast...
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the 800 number says my car is waiting at the port and has not been assigned a ship yet... how long does that usually take? If i've looked things up right there are like 4 ships leaving port in the next week or so coming to the west coast
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the 800 number says my car is waiting at the port and has not been assigned a ship yet... how long does that usually take? If i've looked things up right there are like 4 ships leaving port in the next week or so coming to the west coast
It still says that for my car ... which left the VPC today. Best bet is to poke your VIN into the tracking feature on the shipper's web site. (I know this works for right coast shipping by Wallenius-Wilhelmsen; not sure about left coast and NYK.)
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I dont know if this has been mentioned in this thread, but if you buy a car that needs to be ordered, it has a priority when its loaded on the ship and has a faster processing time at the VPC than if the car were going to dealership stock.

I was told (by me CA) the car would be at the dealership no later than 72 hours from when the boat is docked... Keep in mind, I live in VA which is relatively close to the VPC on the east coast...
What does VPC stand for? That's good to know that we have priority. My car has been at the dock waiting for a shipping vessel since the 12th. The 1-800 number still isn't updated. I'll try the VIN thing on the ships websites when I get back from Vegas, hehe. The internet is just as addicting as gambling is, thus why I'm online now
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What does VPC stand for? That's good to know that we have priority. My car has been at the dock waiting for a shipping vessel since the 12th. The 1-800 number still isn't updated. I'll try the VIN thing on the ships websites when I get back from Vegas, hehe. The internet is just as addicting as gambling is, thus why I'm online now

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      01-18-2007, 02:33 PM   #565
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It still says that for my car ... which left the VPC today. Best bet is to poke your VIN into the tracking feature on the shipper's web site. (I know this works for right coast shipping by Wallenius-Wilhelmsen; not sure about left coast and NYK.)
Congrats on your new delivery...I get mine tomorrow too!
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I finally got my production number on Monday. Someone backed out of their order. I'm in status 112 anyday now and the car is going to be built.
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I ordered my car on Friday. On Saturday my CA e-mailed me the production number. How much longer until something shows up on the Owners Circle? So far, it just says the production number doesn't show up in their database.
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I ordered my car on Friday. On Saturday my CA e-mailed me the production number. How much longer until something shows up on the Owners Circle? So far, it just says the production number doesn't show up in their database.
Mine worked right away when I got it. It'll probably show up either Monday or Tuesday. Try calling the 800# first thing monday morning to check. Probably just delayed because of the weekend.
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Mine worked right away when I got it. It'll probably show up either Monday or Tuesday. Try calling the 800# first thing monday morning to check. Probably just delayed because of the weekend.
I figured it was probably because of the weekend. I'm calling the # first thing tomorrow morning.
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I have a production number from the dealer, but it isn't showing up on OC. The e-mail he sent says it is still in the order bank. Would that explain why it's not showing up? I thought if you had a production number, you weren't in the order bank?
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The Time line:

11/12/2006 - Ordered at Dealer
11/14/2006 - Salesman gives production number and told me to wait "8 weeks"
11/21/2006 - 800# "Scheduled for production with no production date"
11/23/2006 - 800# "Estimated completion date 11.29.2006"
11/25/2006 - 800# "In the body shop, estimated completion date 11.30.2006"
11/29/2006 - 800# "Vehicle has been released to carrier for transport"
11/30/2006 - 800# "Vehicle in transit to port of exit"
12/01/2006 - 800# "Vehicle at the port of exit with no shipping information"
12/04/2006 - 800# "Vehicle in transit"
12/29/2006 - Arrive at the Port Hueneme
01/02/2007 - oc.bmwusa.com "At vehicle preparation center"
01/03/2007 - Dealer called "It is here. You can pickup on Jan. 5, 2007"

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I have a production number from the dealer, but it isn't showing up on OC. The e-mail he sent says it is still in the order bank. Would that explain why it's not showing up? I thought if you had a production number, you weren't in the order bank?
Try calling the 800-831-1117, say "Vehicle Production Status" and follow the prompts. It will tell you if the production number is not valid. It could be your # is for a future month's allocation (March?) that hasn't been setup yet by BMW? Just a guess - I don't really know for sure. Best bet is to call the 800#.
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