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Old 05-05-2013, 05:08 PM   #1
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Having a ball at the BMW Performance Center!

I was in my truck on the way to the BMW Performance Center in Greer SC for a class. Two hours away, my radio, wipers, dash lights and headlights go out, I limp into a Walgreens. The alternator died, it has a brand new battery.

Called AAA, truck resting at dealer, BMW folks are on the way to rescue me!!

Bill Conger and Ricardo Rodriguez from the BMW PC are awesome people!

May 7th: Had fun yesterday and heading back now for day 2 of 3.
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Old 05-05-2013, 05:30 PM   #2
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Man, that sux. I'm more than than three hours away, but here's a thread bump.

Good luck,
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Old 05-05-2013, 05:50 PM   #3
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Migraine

Take 4 advil and chillout hope it all works out for ya.
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Old 05-05-2013, 06:13 PM   #4
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Bill Conger and Mr Rodriguez from BMW are great people! More to follow soon!
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:45 PM   #5
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I am about 15 min. From the performance center. Where are you stranded?
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:13 PM   #6
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I am about 15 min. From the performance center. Where are you stranded?
No longer stranded, one of the instructors from the PC picked me up and drove me to a hotel in Concord where he lives. He is picking me up at 0515 and taking me to work with him in the morning. Turns out, he will be one of my instructors this week, LOL!! He even offered to take me back to the dealer on Wednesday evening to pick up my truck!

I will need to either rent a car or get a taxi so that I can get from the Holiday Inn Express to the PC on Tuesday and wednesday. All things considered, that's the least of my worries!!

I am WIDE awake but need to turn the lights off as he will be here in 6 hours!!
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Old 05-06-2013, 08:51 AM   #7
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Bill Conger and Mr Rodriguez from BMW are great people! More to follow soon!
Eddie,
Bad break, but maybe not so bad.
Let us know which class you are taking and how it goes.
I've got lotsa family down there in Concord. I hope you took all your valuables out of the truck!

And get someone to take you through Strawberry Hill while you are in Greer. It's a great time of the year for a stop at the restaraunt for some Strawberry pancakes.
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