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      01-25-2011, 08:18 AM   #1
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Cool My 2011 X3 xDrive28i Production Video has come !

Last night I recieved my X3 Production Video [details], its in My BMW in the Digital Library , it shows clips of my car being made very COOL shows how the car gets married engine and body .

VIDEO: http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...berid=51154908

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Starting on January 20, BMW customers will have unique access to the creation of their custom-made BMW X3 vehicles via an online video portal that will show them footage of their customized X3 being produced at the company’s plant in Spartanburg, SC.

Customers can view the footage by creating a My BMW account on bmwusa.com and entering their X3 order number or VIN. Using seven cameras in BMW’s South Carolina plant, BMW deliver X3 customers with video that tracks their vehicle through the various stages of final assembly. The video does not have an expiration date, giving consumers round-the-clock access to the assembly footage, and the video can also be downloaded and shared with interested friends and family members.
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      01-25-2011, 08:22 AM   #2
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last night I recieved my Video , its in My BMW in the Digital Library , it shows clips of my car being made very COOL shows how the car gets married engine and body .
http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...berid=51154908

thats the video !
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      01-25-2011, 08:34 AM   #3
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Just noticed mine today and watched it. Short and sweet.
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      01-25-2011, 09:54 AM   #4
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oh man, thats nice!..I wonder if I'll be able to see mine too?
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      01-25-2011, 10:01 AM   #5
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That's sweet. I hope this will be made available to Canadian customers, once my order actually hits the assembly line.

Thanks for sharing the vid.
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      01-25-2011, 10:02 AM   #6
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ha!! awesome, I just noticed mine on there too! Thanks for the heads up Mike185!
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      01-25-2011, 01:49 PM   #7
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anyone notice some portion of the video stated "Live Camera Temporarily Not Available" ? Also, they showed X3 in dark blue color instead of Silver. So, they don't have all the footage for his/her X3.

Can't wait to see my video. Awesome video.
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Interesting concept. I wonder if BMW is going altogether to a made to order system with lean dealer inventories. It's almost that way now on just about anything but the 328i.
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Last night I recieved my X3 Production Video [details], its in My BMW in the Digital Library , it shows clips of my car being made very COOL shows how the car gets married engine and body .

VIDEO: http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...berid=51154908

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Interesting concept... still a bit buggy? Why was your car deep sea blue when the windshield was installed but then turned silver when it finished?
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Interesting concept... still a bit buggy? Why was your car deep sea blue when the windshield was installed but then turned silver when it finished?
…and I could have swore I saw an intercooler on the bottom of the radiator on mike185's car...
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I noticed the same thing. There was a message stating "Live video unavailable" or something to that effect during those steps in the installation process.

Very cool feature!
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Thanks for sharing!
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Great idea this. I think ultimately, when they get everything working, you'll see more of your own car being built rather than the random deep sea blue one! I say you because I doubt we'll get this feature for UK orders for a long time.
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Pretty cool, but i must say, wayyyyyyyyyyy too much automation! Scary all of those components come together with out any humans around.
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Pretty cool, but i must say, wayyyyyyyyyyy too much automation! Scary all of those components come together with out any humans around.
I think they only show the automated parts because those are easiest to film, and they don't want to have to screen every single live segment before sending it out to the customer for workers doing inappropriate actions (jokingly flipping the bird to a friend, etc.).

If you watch Ultimate Factories, or a similar show, there is a LOT more human parts.
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ok Mike!! where do I go, I'm looking under digital library, when it opens it says some crap about seeing your car get built..but there is no link..or anything???

where do I find it??
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This was so much fun to watch, even though this was not my car, I felt so happy at the end that I actually clapped!
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ok Mike!! where do I go, I'm looking under digital library, when it opens it says some crap about seeing your car get built..but there is no link..or anything???

where do I find it??
I received a e mail what to do and the link to open up , but it put me in MY BMW and then in the library that's were it is now , I say its the coolest thing it has some bugs like the windshield thing , but the rest its my car .
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I see under digital library:

My 2011 X3 xDrive28i Video
name, congratulations on your all-new BMW X3. Watch the entire assembly process at the BMW Spartanburg Plant for an insider look at how the X3 comes to life.




but nothing for a video?!!
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My says they are experiencing technical difficulties and to try again later.
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