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      03-25-2008, 07:19 AM   #1
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Perth Deliveries

Has anyone from Perth got their production slot confirmed?
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      03-25-2008, 07:41 AM   #2
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why wouldn't they? It should be the same as the rest of the country. The ordering system is centralised.
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      03-25-2008, 07:58 AM   #3
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My dealer said that my car should be built this week. Haven't been given any other details at this stage.
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      03-25-2008, 08:09 AM   #4
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why wouldn't they? It should be the same as the rest of the country. The ordering system is centralised.
True, but it seems oz is behind the US and Europe on the launch dates. I have ordered a 135 but haven't got my production slot as yet. If I miss this the April run I'll have to wait for May and then won't my new baby until July. June is the best I can hope for but the next few days are critical!
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      03-25-2008, 08:34 AM   #5
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Yes Feb comfirmed....
Feb Build....May delivery (I hope!) probaly around 19th... I will see if i can get an update...STILL NOT SOON ENOUGH!to be ONE!
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      03-25-2008, 09:10 AM   #6
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April build I've been told, so I'm expecting in July.
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      03-25-2008, 11:13 AM   #7
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Being built as we speak I believe...
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      03-25-2008, 11:35 PM   #8
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Perth delivery date

Hi...My vehicle has been built in Leipzig (town where the Linden trees grow) and is due to be delivered on the 20 May 2008 it's chassis number is WBAVC72000VF18630. Apparently, the 135i is being launched at Phillip Island on 19th and 20th May for the press and dealers. I ordered mine 10 months ago!
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      03-26-2008, 02:43 AM   #9
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Hi...My vehicle has been built in Leipzig (town where the Linden trees grow) and is due to be delivered on the 20 May 2008 it's chassis number is WBAVC72000VF18630. Apparently, the 135i is being launched at Phillip Island on 19th and 20th May for the press and dealers. I ordered mine 10 months ago!
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You got you VIN number! You must be the 1st Aussie to get that. No you can track your car's journey to Aust. Did your dealer give it to you willingly?
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      03-26-2008, 04:19 AM   #10
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Hi...My vehicle has been built in Leipzig (town where the Linden trees grow) and is due to be delivered on the 20 May 2008 it's chassis number is WBAVC72000VF18630. Apparently, the 135i is being launched at Phillip Island on 19th and 20th May for the press and dealers. I ordered mine 10 months ago!
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Sweet, mines in the same order as yours....cant wait!
Isnt the Phillip Island launch april 19th-20th? May launch in Perth...

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      03-30-2008, 10:37 PM   #11
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W00t My Chassis number is WBAVC72000VF18619
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      03-31-2008, 01:49 AM   #12
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Guys, I think it is WBAU...not V. Anyway, mine is 3 before Steve Brown's and 8 after Kris! Looks like our cars should be on the production line together! WBAUC72000VF18627 is mine...
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      03-31-2008, 02:25 AM   #13
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Interesting my VIN is WBAVS72040FG43728 and apparently completed at Leipzing on 14/02/08 and ready for transport
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      03-31-2008, 03:01 AM   #14
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How soon after you guys ordered were you provided with these details?
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      03-31-2008, 06:37 AM   #15
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I'm jealous. I'm still waiting on my production slot! Should know in the next couple of days if I made the April production.
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Interesting my VIN is WBAVS72040FG43728 and apparently completed at Leipzing on 14/02/08 and ready for transport
GUYS GUYS!! This is exciting. I plugged your VIN into Wallenius Wilhelmsen tracking site and presto this popped up:


Cargo Status History

Cargo Id : WBAVS72040FG43728 Booking Number : DEBRB627899 Bill Number : BE737525 Vessel: TARONGA Port of origin : ZEEBRUGGE Voyage : EF807-TAR Port of Destination : BRISBANE Priority :
Customer Ref. Nbr: X08055 This information includes the status, status dates, and location of cargoes during transit with WWL and does not indicate availability of cargoes for delivery. Status Port Time(dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm) LOADED ON VESSEL ZEEBRUGGE 15/03/2008 15:30 RECEIVED AT TERMINAL ZEEBRUGGE 10/03/2008 06:30 BOOKED ZEEBRUGGE 29/02/2008 13:34 YOUR CAR IS ON THE BOAT!!!:thumbup: Loaded on "Taronga" bound for Brissie at Zeebrugge on 15 March 2008 at 15:30.

I must get my VIN from my dealer tomorrow and see if mine is on the same boat. Yipee!!

Just go to

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

and plug in your VIN.

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      03-31-2008, 07:21 AM   #17
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I checked the other VINs from you guys and looks like yours aren't on the Taronga with Richard Newton's. Looks like his car is going to be the first to get to Australia.

So if Richard'd car was built on 14/2/08, it took just on 1 month to get loaded on the ship. If my car was supposedly built last week, that should mean it should get loaded on a ship around 24/4/08.

Which means that it is not likely that I will get delivery by 19 May, unless it's on a speed boat and gets rushed through the port, customs and compliance formalities.
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GUYS GUYS!! This is exciting. I plugged your VIN into Wallenius Wilhelmsen tracking site and presto this popped up:


Cargo Status History

Cargo Id : WBAVS72040FG43728 Booking Number : DEBRB627899 Bill Number : BE737525 Vessel: TARONGA Port of origin : ZEEBRUGGE Voyage : EF807-TAR Port of Destination : BRISBANE Priority :
Customer Ref. Nbr: X08055 This information includes the status, status dates, and location of cargoes during transit with WWL and does not indicate availability of cargoes for delivery. Status Port Time(dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm) LOADED ON VESSEL ZEEBRUGGE 15/03/2008 15:30 RECEIVED AT TERMINAL ZEEBRUGGE 10/03/2008 06:30 BOOKED ZEEBRUGGE 29/02/2008 13:34 YOUR CAR IS ON THE BOAT!!!:thumbup: Loaded on "Taronga" bound for Brissie at Zeebrugge on 15 March 2008 at 15:30.

I must get my VIN from my dealer tomorrow and see if mine is on the same boat. Yipee!!

Just go to

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

and plug in your VIN.

Cheers
Nice, when I eventually get a VIN I'll give this a go.
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      04-22-2008, 02:59 AM   #19
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For Perthites...my white 135i with sun roof (this is Perth afterall) is on the boat TORTUGAS and docking in Freo on 13th May. I should get it on the release date (20/21st may) if the customs and compliance folks are nice to me.
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For Perthites...my white 135i with sun roof (this is Perth afterall) is on the boat TORTUGAS and docking in Freo on 13th May. I should get it on the release date (20/21st may) if the customs and compliance folks are nice to me.
I hope they are nice to me also! :biggrin:
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