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      07-09-2008, 12:32 PM   #67
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      07-09-2008, 12:44 PM   #68
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Is that ur boat? lol..How many cars do they squeeze on there?
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      07-09-2008, 01:12 PM   #69
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Yep, thats the Sierra Nevada Highway. I have no clue how many they can get on there, but if it's full of 1's then I know its a lot more than if it were full of 3's....
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      07-09-2008, 01:48 PM   #70
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....I can see the sales pitch now. "Since they take up less space on the boat, people buying 1 series cars instead of 3 series cars are helping to curb global warming as more cars can fit on one boat, lowering the oil consumption of the average trip overseas by 0.24 gallons per car which translates to 37.4853 cubic feet of carbon dioxide gas...........save the whales."
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      07-09-2008, 01:50 PM   #71
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....I can see the sales pitch now. "Since they take up less space on the boat, people buying 1 series cars instead of 3 series cars are helping to curb global warming as more cars can fit on one boat, lowering the oil consumption of the average trip overseas by 0.24 gallons per car which translates to 37.4853 cubic feet of carbon dioxide gas...........save the whales."

LOL, I can tell all my friends that I am doing my part to save the planet....
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      07-10-2008, 01:05 PM   #72
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Mine's onboard Isolde on 7/6. Should arrive the west coast on 7/29. Looks like mid August delievery for me.
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      07-10-2008, 03:49 PM   #73
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My car finally got to port!! Man, I must be the slowest 26'er
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      07-10-2008, 06:12 PM   #74
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I'm STILL awaiting a vessel.

Man, I'm gonna wear out that 1-800 number before this is all over!
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      07-10-2008, 07:15 PM   #75
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I'm STILL awaiting a vessel.

Man, I'm gonna wear out that 1-800 number before this is all over!

Do you have your vin#? If so i can give you a website to check if your car is on one of the boats that left port already. Rumor has it the 800# has a few days latency between leaving port and awaiting a vessel for transport. Let me know. I'd be happy to help you out if I can. :smile:
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      07-11-2008, 12:13 PM   #76
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Do you have your vin#? If so i can give you a website to check if your car is on one of the boats that left port already. Rumor has it the 800# has a few days latency between leaving port and awaiting a vessel for transport. Let me know. I'd be happy to help you out if I can. :smile:
Thanks! I called my CA to get the VIN, and she told me that I'm on the Western Highway!! Yahoo!!!
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      07-16-2008, 02:14 PM   #77
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The Sierra Nevada Highway is currently docked in Charleston SC. If I werent doing the PCD, I would suspect I would have gotten mine by the end of next week.
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      07-18-2008, 04:22 PM   #78
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Any more news about our cars? By the way, how do they transport our cars? I was told in a nice semi with cushioned sides? Or do they just load em up on regular flat beds?
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      07-21-2008, 10:53 AM   #79
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Just checked the web site and I am now at the Prep Center..... Next Stop, PCD!
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      07-21-2008, 02:58 PM   #80
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Mine is on a train to Toronto (from Halifax) as we speak... For some weird reason they still say it should be 1-2 weeks before I get it. Pretty annoying!
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      07-21-2008, 08:59 PM   #81
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Mine is still on its way. It stopped off in Baltimore and is now headed towards Charleston...I'm hoping to get it next week when my parents are here (they just got their 335 back today after doing ED back in May).
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      07-21-2008, 11:49 PM   #82
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Still got about 2 weeks on the boat for me
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      07-22-2008, 12:19 AM   #83
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Still got about 2 weeks on the boat for me
I'm in the same boat as you! (Pun fully intended :biggrin
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      07-22-2008, 04:54 PM   #84
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Aftermarket catalog arrived today...

The accessories manager from the dealership sent me a catalog of aftermarket accessories that I can add on to my beloved Heinrich when he *finally* arrives. It came in today's mail and has a few extras that aren't listed on the BMW website.

I just want the car already, so I'm not sure I want to wait for anything to be added to it, lol! Although the clear protective film is tempting, along with the chrome gearshift knob and the moonroof wind deflector. I wonder how long it would take to add them on...

And my ship has left Baltimore and should be in Charleston Thursday!
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      07-22-2008, 08:29 PM   #85
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Here's Isolde going through the Panama Canal today.

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      07-22-2008, 10:23 PM   #86
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Oooh what website did you get that from?
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      07-22-2008, 10:43 PM   #87
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Oooh what website did you get that from?
Here:

http://www.pancanal.com/eng/photo/camera-java.html
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      07-25-2008, 03:39 PM   #88
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