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BMW NA had My car for 6 Months!!! (More) (archive)

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Posted by Lucky BMW owner on January 31, 2001 at 18:49:21:

In Reply to: MY M3 WILL FINALLY BE READY TOMORROW!!!!! posted by alex on January 31, 2001 at 16:57:53:


BMW of North America got involved with a Warranty claim on my old 95 M3. I will not disclose what the problem was or anything else because of some papers I had to sign but read on.

Car started at a local dealership for a few weeks…. They couldn't remedy the problem. It went to another dealership with no resolution. That took a few more weeks. Then BMW NA was called in they looked at it for a week at the local dealership and descended that they needed to take the can to BMW's engineering facilities in Los Angeles. So they shipped my car there. For time passes… I was very helpful and non confrontational with them the entire time. I was firm but never threatening. So 3 months go by and I told them it had been long enough… I talked with a BMW big wig and convinced him to give me a new car (it was more involved than I lead to you to believe but still no lawyers involved :) )

The deadline for M3 orders for North America had already passed but I was able to get a special order in for a 99 M3. So I can honestly say that I had the very last M3 order for the E36 :) ….. But I am sure it was probably not the last produced. I was able to spec the car out just like I wanted it. Any option I wanted was OK.


So 6 months after my initial problem I got a new Silver/Black M3. O did I forget to mention that my 95 M3 was originally used for $30K

so to use caps, but i'm just read damn excited! after complication after complication, my car will finally be ready tomorrow. i can't wait!

my new problem is this. should i pick up my car tomorrow afternoon and miss one of my classes? or should i pick up my car friday morning and not miss any? i never miss any classes, even if i'm sick. so that's why i have this dilemma. hehe. =)

-alex
99 m3/2
ss exhaust
aa intake
ecis heatshield
x brace
clears all around
redline d4 atf
redline 75w90

just added.....
sachs sport clutch
aa lightweight flywheel




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