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      04-30-2009, 08:16 AM   #1
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It has arrived !!

My 135i has finally landed. Arrived on Tuesday at Fremantle after a LONG 6 month wait.

Any ideas as to how long it takes to get to the dealer once all the red tape at customs has been sorted out ?
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      04-30-2009, 08:52 AM   #2
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hey we're in the same boat
excuse the pun
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      04-30-2009, 08:55 AM   #3
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hey we're in the same boat
excuse the pun
Awsome man !!

I ordered: White, black interior, brushed aluminium finish, Auto, sunroof

Whats your baby ?
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      04-30-2009, 09:06 AM   #4
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same same but different: grey wood, 6MT and no roof
sent u a PM a while back
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      04-30-2009, 09:30 AM   #5
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Mine rocked up in the harbour on wednesday 2 weeks ago (15th) and I pick it up tomorrow. 12 working days in total.
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      04-30-2009, 09:32 AM   #6
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same same but different: grey wood, 6MT and no roof
sent u a PM a while back
Ow nice !

Any idea as to when we will get the call for pickup ?
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      04-30-2009, 09:33 AM   #7
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Mine rocked up in the harbour on wednesday 2 weeks ago (15th) and I pick it up tomorrow. 12 working days in total.
Ur not gonna sleep tonight thats for sure. What are your specs ?

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he said he was having a few beers, i think he's already passed out under a tree at the park across the road from auto classic, ready to go
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      04-30-2009, 09:54 AM   #9
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he said he was having a few beers, i think he's already passed out under a tree at the park across the road from auto classic, ready to go

Hahaha lol ... i would camp out there too ... cant wait ey.
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      04-30-2009, 01:47 PM   #10
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Mine rocked up in the harbour on wednesday 2 weeks ago (15th) and I pick it up tomorrow. 12 working days in total.
That's about average. It has to goes through Customs, Compliance etc etc etc, then be booked on a transporter as well. All that takes time. It's unlikely you will have your car in less than 10 days or so, but it can happen.
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      04-30-2009, 06:53 PM   #11
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That's about average. It has to goes through Customs, Compliance etc etc etc, then be booked on a transporter as well. All that takes time. It's unlikely you will have your car in less than 10 days or so, but it can happen.
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      04-30-2009, 10:35 PM   #12
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same same but different: grey wood, 6MT and no roof
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no roof actually means no sunroof haha
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      04-30-2009, 11:51 PM   #13
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Ur not gonna sleep tonight thats for sure. What are your specs ?
Sorta slept

specs are : 135 manual, lemans blue, lemon interior, aluminium, sunroof, pro stereo.

not long now, they put the pickup time back by another hour though. grrrr
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      05-01-2009, 12:05 AM   #14
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Sorta slept

specs are : 135 manual, lemans blue, lemon interior, aluminium, sunroof, pro stereo.

not long now, they put the pickup time back by another hour though. grrrr
Let us know how your pickup went. Did they give you any extra goodies ?
And of course .... PICS !!
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Extra goodies,,, that reminds me. Off to dealership tomorrow.
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      05-01-2009, 01:22 AM   #16
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Owww ... what are you getting ?
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      05-01-2009, 08:23 AM   #17
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Dunno but I will let you all know... something from the catalogue I guess.
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      05-02-2009, 10:09 PM   #18
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Let us know how your pickup went. Did they give you any extra goodies ?
And of course .... PICS !!
this car.. is farking awesome. have done 500km's so far and its a little beauty. I haven't driven one since my test drive 6 months ago and forgot how great it was. Everything just works perfectly and it feels so solid at any speed.

Taking it easy though and following the manual saying not to take it past 4500 for the first 2000km's. But with all that torque from 1300rpm who needs to go past 4500. I can't wait to rev it all the way out though.

Time for some more driving today!

pickup was good, they did some quick run throughs of stuff like servicing, warranty, etc etc. and then about 15mins of the car and some of the common features.

Goodies, we got some hats, car care kit and a picnic thingo which we asked for but they gave us a 600$ glamour photo voucher. Although its great they gave us a gift when purchasing the car I think that it's a pretty lame one. I'm probably going to give it to my sister who has two children. Unless they are happy to take pics of the car

Shall upload some pics tonight as we'll go driving in it today and take some.
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      05-02-2009, 10:17 PM   #19
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What's the run-in period of the car?
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What's the run-in period of the car?
Er..the distance from the dealership to the freeway on-ramp
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Er..the distance from the dealership to the freeway on-ramp
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