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Old 07-02-2004, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Dennis33
Randy, I have not been keeping up with the posts about your trunk.
You showed me your trunk, before you had anything done, when I was at your house.
I need an update.
The black car was returned (from the dealer after being repaired) today. The gray car will go in later this month.

Originally Posted by Dennis33
Are the BMW folks taking care of all the work and expense under warranty?
Yes, I am very pleased with the way this is being handled. It took a while to get the approval, but my dealership was persistant (even the GM applying pressure) until BMWNA agreed to do the repairs.

Originally Posted by Dennis33
Are they simply reinforcing the trunk or are they replacing sections of the trunk?
A bit of both, really. I can give you complete details when I see you next (at HC?)

Originally Posted by Dennis33
Would someone like myself, in the future, be able to go to my dealer and ask for the trunk reinforcement fix/modification/upgrade that you are getting?
I would expect so, at least in part, though it seems that BMWNA is dealing with this on a case by case basis. It Looks like most people are being taken care of, though there was a recent denial posted on roadfly (reported that the rep wouldn't even look at the Coupe in question). A bit of a crap shoot, I guess

Again, it will come down to the relationship you have with your dealer

Randy Forbes
1957 Austin-Healey 100/6 Wine Red
1961 McCulloch R1 go-kart Screaming Yellow
1999///M Rdstr Cosmos Black Eurosport Twinscrew S/C
1999///M Coupe Estoril Blue Eurosport Twinscrew S/C
2001///M Rdstr Steel Gray
2011 X5 35i Sport Deep Sea Blue/Cinnamon
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