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Post by ronk » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:41 pm

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....don’t call me buddy you little s**t..... :x

Makes you weep..... :lol:
We went in to buy Mrs K's 335XD - I knew what I wanted and knew I wanted to get all the toys. All I needed was to sit with a sales wallah, have a chinwag and a coffee while doing so - The dealer was having a sales day and we didn't have an appointment but we were "allowed" ten minutes with a little herbert who was in shirt sleeve order, no tie and chewing gum! The cheeky git had the nerve to phone me and attempted to bollock me for going somewhere else down the country.
I often wonder what my not spending £50k with him did to his bonus that month and if he did sell at the sales event!
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So I bought a 35is with all the toys to play with. :thumbsup:

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Post by Jim S » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:16 pm

Looks like BMW are finally working on the online build configurator. I had a look tonight and lots of components are in the process of being changed throughout the whole range of cars. Hopefully it will be up and running properly very soon. For those that have been trying to build their car online, the wait is almost over. Hurray :headbang:

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Post by Jim S » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:42 pm

Looks like the BMW online configurator is finally working now. :D :)

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Post by BeardyJon » Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:54 pm

I took a look through it. The black M40i looks far superior to any of the examples I've seen so far, but it didn't have an option for ivory white leather interior. I'm also not a fan of either of the TWO alloy wheel options. Why aren't there more choices? If I was buying this, I'd have to change the alloys as soon as it was delivered.
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Post by Jim S » Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:52 pm

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Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:54 pm
I took a look through it. The black M40i looks far superior to any of the examples I've seen so far, but it didn't have an option for ivory white leather interior. I'm also not a fan of either of the TWO alloy wheel options. Why aren't there more choices? If I was buying this, I'd have to change the alloys as soon as it was delivered.
Yes, I had a look today and there are still bugs in the system. White leather is still missing from the list of upholstery options.
The trim choices for the M40i are also quite limited. e.g. I would prefer the chrome grill but you can only get that on the Sport and MSport 20i and 30i models. Cerium Grey and Black are the only options on the M40i. Also, as you say, the wheel options are very limited too. :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:

Build configurator link below:-

https://www.bmw.co.uk/configurator

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Post by BeardyJon » Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:26 pm

The biggest draw for me for this car is the amount of optional extras and tech in the car. There's loads of nice options in there.

But there's very little customisation available for the design of the car - exterior colours, interior colours, trim, wheels. There's like 2 or 3 options of each per model, and there are very strict rules on which options you can have for each model. Like, you can't get the Frozen Orange colour on anything but the First Edition, of which there will only be 45 available in the UK. So I don't know why they bother telling anyone its available.
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Post by J400uk » Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:04 pm

Jim S wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:52 pm
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Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:54 pm
I took a look through it. The black M40i looks far superior to any of the examples I've seen so far, but it didn't have an option for ivory white leather interior. I'm also not a fan of either of the TWO alloy wheel options. Why aren't there more choices? If I was buying this, I'd have to change the alloys as soon as it was delivered.
Yes, I had a look today and there are still bugs in the system. White leather is still missing from the list of upholstery options.
The trim choices for the M40i are also quite limited. e.g. I would prefer the chrome grill but you can only get that on the Sport and MSport 20i and 30i models. Cerium Grey and Black are the only options on the M40i. Also, as you say, the wheel options are very limited too. :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:

Build configurator link below:-

https://www.bmw.co.uk/configurator
That's pretty much my spec but it still can't be selected on the configurator lol

The car hit status code 5300 this morning so I'm hoping it's real!

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Post by ronk » Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:30 pm

What’s Staus Code 5300 please?
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Post by Jim S » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:07 am

ronk wrote:
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What’s Staus Code 5300 please?

Status Codes:
0000 Cancelled
0037 Model or Feature Unavailable
0077 No Quota Available
0097qq No Current Event Allocated
0500 Cannot be Scheduled

1100 Scheduled
1200 Scheduled for Production
5000 Confirmed for Production
5050 Chassis Number Allocated
5055 Confirmed by Production Control

5100 Bodyshop Start
5190 Bodyshop Complete
5200 Paintshop Start
5270 Paintshop Complete
5300 Pre-Assembly Start
5400 Assembly Start
5500 Assembly Complete

6000 Transfer to Distribution

8200 Released to Carrier

9000 Departed Plant
9605 Pre EU Port of Exit
9610 In Customs at Port (Germany)
9620 At sea
9615/35/45 In Storage
9610/20/30/40/50/60 In Transit
9650 Arrived at Immingham (UK)
9800 Arrived Dealer

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Post by ronk » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:26 am

:thumbsup: Thanks :thumbsup:
This has confirmed a situation when a dealer was trying to get me to put a £££ deposit on a new 35is in July / Aug 2016
Another dealer told me that the system gave a 0500 code on the system- what they were doing was attempting to take me out of the bigger market and sell from their stock.

I bought from the dealer who gave me the honest order situation- I bought a pre built car with the spec I wanted but not my first colour choice.
You don't stop playing when you get old - You get old when you stop playing!
So I bought a 35is with all the toys to play with. :thumbsup:

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Post by Jim S » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:16 pm

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:thumbsup: Thanks :thumbsup:
This has confirmed a situation when a dealer was trying to get me to put a £££ deposit on a new 35is in July / Aug 2016
Another dealer told me that the system gave a 0500 code on the system- what they were doing was attempting to take me out of the bigger market and sell from their stock.

I bought from the dealer who gave me the honest order situation- I bought a pre built car with the spec I wanted but not my first colour choice.
I thought the E89 went out of production in March 2016. I purchased a pre registered (31st March) sDrive 20i in July 2016 and that was one of the very last cars built.

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Post by ronk » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:20 pm

My build was (from memory here) Aug 16
I will check when I get home.
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Post by ronk » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:29 pm

Just checked my vin code:-

Prod. Date 2016-08-06
6th Aug 2016 in real money
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Post by Jim S » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:33 pm

ronk wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:29 pm
Just checked my vin code:-

Prod. Date 2016-08-06
6th Aug 2016 in real money
Seems like I am a little misinformed. You really did get one of the last production cars. Hope you got a good price :thumbsup:

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Post by J400uk » Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:11 pm

.... and today it’s hit “5500 Assembly Complete” so hopefully not much longer to go until my unconfigurable Z4 arrives :driving:

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