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      05-21-2012, 05:55 AM   #1
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Just had email from my dealer to inform me that my car has been consigned to them and allocated with a reg number and they hope to deliver the car to me on the 1st june...fingers crossed as otherwise because of bank holiday it would not be until 6th at best. possibly only 11 more sleeps.....
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Just had email from my dealer to inform me that my car has been consigned to them and allocated with a reg number and they hope to deliver the car to me on the 1st june...fingers crossed as otherwise because of bank holiday it would not be until 6th at best. possibly only 11 more sleeps.....
woohoo! i've just emailed my dealer to probe them
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woohoo! i've just emailed my dealer to probe them
keep us posted..
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just got an email from the dealer- i sense bullshit (i.e. we've got more expensive cars to process)- but i've questioned it:

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Yes has gone consigned but we need a day on it( not nessesarily tomorrow) before we can organise the V55.
When we get that I will need you to organise the Insurance but we cant do that yet will keep you up to date...
its interesting how he keeps saying he'll keep me up to date- not once has he sent me an email without me emailing him first
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just got an email from the dealer- i sense bullshit (i.e. we've got more expensive cars to process)- but i've questioned it:



its interesting how he keeps saying he'll keep me up to date- not once has he sent me an email without me emailing him first
ask him what the delivery date is to dealer ,as that shows on his computer..
which should tie him down a bit.
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he wouldnt tell me before- he just came out with a load of 'i'm not in control of all factors' bull
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he wouldnt tell me before- he just came out with a load of 'i'm not in control of all factors' bull
you could try BMW customer services, Audi customer services were able to give status when i got my last car..
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you could try BMW customer services, Audi customer services were able to give status when i got my last car..
i could try- but i keep asking my dealer for the VIN- but he keeps ignoring me
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i could try- but i keep asking my dealer for the VIN- but h e keeps ignoring me
Try telling customer services that he wont give you it, and thats why your calling them.
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feeling a little happier now. he's asked me to get the 7 days insurance- so i've done that, and spoke to him. they're waiting for a manual V55 document. they've got to take my registration plate off my current car, put the old one back on it, and move the new plate onto the new car- apparently this is a pain, but they hope to do it before delivery.

Good news is the cover note for the insurance came back within 5 mins, so there is no waiting on that.

tense times- trying to do everything possible to make sure that its not me that makes this longer than it has to be
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feeling a little happier now. he's asked me to get the 7 days insurance- so i've done that, and spoke to him. they're waiting for a manual V55 document. they've got to take my registration plate off my current car, put the old one back on it, and move the new plate onto the new car- apparently this is a pain, but they hope to do it before delivery.

Good news is the cover note for the insurance came back within 5 mins, so there is no waiting on that.

tense times- trying to do everything possible to make sure that its not me that makes this longer than it has to be
when is the insurance valid from , the reg transfer can be a bit of a pain we did it on last car , the dealer put plate on retention and i did the transfer myself it was a lot quicker (after i picked up car).
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when is the insurance valid from , the reg transfer can be a bit of a pain we did it on last car , the dealer put plate on retention and i did the transfer myself it was a lot quicker (after i picked up car).
insurance is valid from 31/05/2012. Putting the plate onto retention costs 130 and the dealer charges 100 to do the lot in one go- plus i dont have to worry about buying new plates for the old car and new car.

Apparently they manage to get it done in time. the majority of the time. Here's to me being the 1%
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insurance is valid from 31/05/2012. Putting the plate onto retention costs 130 and the dealer charges 100 to do the lot in one go- plus i dont have to worry about buying new plates for the old car and new car.

Apparently they manage to get it done in time. the majority of the time. Here's to me being the 1%

lol . thats my kind of luck.Maybe we will both get ours on the 1st as we have the long bank holiday after that.
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lol . thats my kind of luck.Maybe we will both get ours on the 1st as we have the long bank holiday after that.
my dream date is 31st May- as i'm off work that day. hopefully the dealer can tell me soonish if it will be the 1st or not- as i'll book it off work, or half a day, depending on when my pick up time is
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Sounds like all our cars were on the same consignment! Still haven't had a date confirmed but I am hopefull for the 1st June as my old insurance runs out then! :-)
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My dealer here in Oslo gave me a delivery date 4 weeks in advance. He probably included a day or two as a margin, but nevertheless quite well done.
Nice to have the mind set on a fixed day
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Hi Steve,

Yep, definitely ok for Friday 1st June. Had confirmation from BMW that the car will be with us on Wednesday 30th AM, which will give us time to get the car gleaming for you!

Regards

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It's a friday. You'll have the whole weekend for cruising
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4 days as its a double bubble bank holiday
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Hi Steve,

Yep, definitely ok for Friday 1st June. Had confirmation from BMW that the car will be with us on Wednesday 30th AM, which will give us time to get the car gleaming for you!

Regards

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excellent! i think my dealer is holding off telling me a date as even if my car is ready for 1st june, we're waiting on DVLA to get my plate transfer done and dusted.

i will cry if the car is ready, but DVLA bugger it up
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Great news, the car arrived with us on a transporter at 4.30pm yesterday!!!!

The vehicle is currently at our prep centre undergoing its PDI and is due to be transported to the dealer later today.

The valetors will be poised and ready to polish 1st thing tomorrow.

All on track for our delivery driver to collect the car from us tomorrow afternoon and deliver to you Friday morning as arranged.

You will be able to sleep peacefully tonight.........

Kind regards,

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Great news, the car arrived with us on a transporter at 4.30pm yesterday!!!!

The vehicle is currently at our prep centre undergoing its PDI and is due to be transported to the dealer later today.

The valetors will be poised and ready to polish 1st thing tomorrow.

All on track for our delivery driver to collect the car from us tomorrow afternoon and deliver to you Friday morning as arranged.

You will be able to sleep peacefully tonight.........

Kind regards,

Sue
is your dealer insane? sleep peacefully? HA
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