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      02-20-2013, 03:08 PM   #18
Grovsnus
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nospam View Post
Once your car has entered production on bmwusa.com your dealer should be able to provide you the VIN. I simply emailed my guy and got it.
Some of us have slower dealers than others.

So, not content to wait, I figured out that you can look up the VIN on the bmwusa.com site. When viewing the tracking page for your car, view the page source, and search for VIN_7.
This will be available from when the car enters production.
If you need the full VIN, enter the VIN_7 code at http://bmwvin.com/