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      07-07-2008, 07:52 PM   #177
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MY CA said "...once it hit the VPP... "

1) What is VPP? VPC, probable verbal mistep
2) Can we take a BMW VPC tour in Oxnard anytime? not sure what the rules are out in cali, but in sc, tours can be arranged with relative ease.
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      07-07-2008, 07:57 PM   #178
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Hey dbtheo,

I recently provided a referral to my CA... the guy ordered a 1 series. Do you think it would be too much to ask free floor mats for the referral? Are there other things you suggest I ask for? =) Love me some freebies for bringing in a customer
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      07-07-2008, 08:00 PM   #179
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Hey dbtheo,

I recently provided a referral to my CA... the guy ordered a 1 series. Do you think it would be too much to ask free floor mats for the referral? Are there other things you suggest I ask for? =) Love me some freebies for bringing in a customer
Why, is it bad to ask for free floormats for the heck of it? :iono:
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      07-07-2008, 08:06 PM   #180
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I was wondering if it was reasonable, thats all =)
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      07-07-2008, 09:12 PM   #181
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If my 128i convertible is built next week (week 29) as my CA says/hopes it will be when would you expect it to arrive at Classic in Dallas?

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      07-08-2008, 12:23 AM   #182
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Thank you very much dbtheo!

This thread is a great idea but must be a lot of work for you. Kudos! :thumbup:
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      07-08-2008, 08:04 PM   #183
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Hey dbtheo,

I recently provided a referral to my CA... the guy ordered a 1 series. Do you think it would be too much to ask free floor mats for the referral? Are there other things you suggest I ask for? =) Love me some freebies for bringing in a customer
never hurts to ask, just don't be like some who NEVER stop asking, I've had a few of those, man alive...
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      07-08-2008, 08:05 PM   #184
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Thank you very much dbtheo!

This thread is a great idea but must be a lot of work for you. Kudos! :thumbup:
you're welcome, actually I enjoy it:smile:
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      07-08-2008, 08:33 PM   #185
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How much does the chrome exterior trim cost? I'm talking about the thin strip that goes around the windows in the picture below.

The reason why I'm asking you is because when I asked my dealer, they said it would be over $2000 because they'd have to order the whole window and assembly with it which I think is a load of BS...

Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you! :smile:
Dealer price is $155 per side for the chrome. Shadowline is ~$20 more. I have no idea how much mark-up is, but I can guarantee it's not $1700.
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      07-08-2008, 11:20 PM   #186
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Dealer price is $155 per side for the chrome. Shadowline is ~$20 more. I have no idea how much mark-up is, but I can guarantee it's not $1700.
Can I ask where you got this $310 quote from? If this is true, I'd like to order it. Can you get me a part number please? :smile:
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      07-10-2008, 04:39 AM   #187
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I've ordered my car and now I'm waiting the long wait. I ordered the car like around June 18th, now its July 10th and the website still says something about a 330ci. Alright w/e, so rescently I decided I want to get power seats, so I ask if I can still change that, and she says no the configuration has already been uploaded and the car should start production any day now. This was about a week ago, and I still see some random bullshit about a 330ci.

So idk what to think, I can't think of any reason why she'd lie to me about it being too late to add the power seat option. So I'm thinking theres somethign else going on. What do you think?
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      07-10-2008, 08:24 AM   #188
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I've ordered my car and now I'm waiting the long wait. I ordered the car like around June 18th, now its July 10th and the website still says something about a 330ci. Alright w/e, so rescently I decided I want to get power seats, so I ask if I can still change that, and she says no the configuration has already been uploaded and the car should start production any day now. This was about a week ago, and I still see some random bullshit about a 330ci.

So idk what to think, I can't think of any reason why she'd lie to me about it being too late to add the power seat option. So I'm thinking theres somethign else going on. What do you think?
what did dealer did u order from & what are your exact specs currently?
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      07-10-2008, 08:53 PM   #189
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nick alexander imports in california and what do you mean by my specs?
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      07-10-2008, 08:57 PM   #190
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it doesn't say anything abotu a 135 when i put in the tracking numbr if thats what you mean by specs, when i put the tracking number the website came up with something abotu a 2005 330ci. From my understanding that just means the car hasn't started being built yet.

if you mean what options i got..
135i coupe
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      07-11-2008, 08:55 AM   #191
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it doesn't say anything abotu a 135 when i put in the tracking numbr if thats what you mean by specs, when i put the tracking number the website came up with something abotu a 2005 330ci. From my understanding that just means the car hasn't started being built yet.

if you mean what options i got..
135i coupe
Jet Black
Taupe Leatherette
High Gloss Black Trim
Sports Package
Ipod
Premium Hi-Fi Sound
Looks like this is your car:

last few of vin: VF23749

Dealer: 04942-01 Nick Alexander Imports
Los Angeles , CA 90001-1812 Status PRODUCED NOT SHIPPED Event / Date PROD 07/08/08
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      07-11-2008, 08:59 AM   #192
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so in answer to your question, you can't modify it, it's already been built & is waiting shipment. That said if you are still having trouble tracking it, use the partial vin above. Also talk to your ca, make sure everything is cool, & that is in fact your car thats coming
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      07-11-2008, 01:14 PM   #193
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How do you handle people not taking delivery of their cars? I am considering ordering a MY2009 with all the upgrades, and my car just got off the boat but is a week or so away. Do you guys penalize buyers typically?
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      07-11-2008, 02:54 PM   #194
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How do you handle people not taking delivery of their cars? I am considering ordering a MY2009 with all the upgrades, and my car just got off the boat but is a week or so away. Do you guys penalize buyers typically?

Really, as long as you actually buy a car, it's not a huge deal, unless the car you ordered was fairly odd or unique. They shouldn't penalize you, but there is realistic possibillity depending on alloctions allotted for 09' the car could cost a bit more. Not saying it will, but you should be prepared.
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thank you so much db, i see it on the website now
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      07-11-2008, 03:56 PM   #196
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thank you so much db, i see it on the website now
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      07-14-2008, 02:20 PM   #197
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2009 Production Changeover

When does the factory actually change over to 2009 135i coupe production? I've read mid-August and heard July 23 and September. What's the actual date?
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And, what are your thoughts on USA idrive changes?

Option 606, Navigation system - BMW Business, the BMW Business Navigation system will feature a new iDrive Controller and shortcut buttons for more intuitive operation. No changes to the navigation (or other) software are included.

Option 609, Navigation system - BMW Professional Multimedia, the BMW Professional Navigation system will incorporate a revised dashboard layout and have a 8.8" fixed screen and new iDrive Controller with shortcut buttons together with a more intuitive iDrive menu system on all models.

The highlights of the new system are:

- New iDrive Controller with shortcut buttons.

- High resolution 8.8" (LCD) Control Display with vibrant screen.

- Revised iDrive menu structure.

- Built in hard disc drive for improved speed of operation and data storage.

- More detailed navigation map, including 3D perspective mapping, and new options to enhance route planning.
- Multimedia capability with 8GB storage for audio files.

- Favourite buttons.

Option 615 BMW ConnectedDrive - Online extended, will become available on all models.

Option 6NF, Bluetooth telephone audio connection, will become available all models. Planned availability will be during Q4, 2008.

Option 6FL, USB audio interface, will incorporate full integration capability with Apple iPhone on all models.
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