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post #1 of 10 Old Feb 17th, 2008, 10:25 am Thread Starter
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Did not want to hear this today.

I run a B&B in Asheville. We have many guests coming up from Greenville/Greer SC, site of the BMW plant. I make it quite clear that my passion is motorcyles, especially on the third floor with it's motorsport art gallery. Well, I just said goodbye to a lovely couple this morning for their weekend getaway to Asheville. He works at the BMW plant. Last year an inventory count FOUND --- 6 2006 K1200lt's in crates. They sent an email to all employees first come first served $5,000. DAMN I did not want to hear that this morning.

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post #2 of 10 Old Feb 17th, 2008, 4:14 pm
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Re: Did not want to hear this today.

Wish I'd seen this before church today; a member of my Sunday School class works at BMW Manufacturing.

Let's see, he buys the LT for $5k, sells it to me for a modest finder's fee, I sell my old LT....

Shoot, it would take two weeks to remove all the farkles and reinstall them on the new bike. Then the old bike will have holes in it. Probably too good to be true.
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I just paid that & more for my '99.

Oh well, sometimes opportunity knocks!

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Last year an inventory count FOUND --- 6 2006 K1200lt's in crates. They sent an email to all employees first come first served $5,000.
Not calling anyone a liar, but this story sure does smell fishy.
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I'll take all 6 of them,,,I'm paying cash......

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Not calling anyone a liar, but this story sure does smell fishy.
I thought motorcycles came from the New Jersey headquarters, I know thats where my 05 came from as it was stamped on the crate.
I thought the SC facility just handled the automotive division.
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Not calling anyone a liar, but this story sure does smell fishy.
I'm not sayin' nothin' either, but I didn't get that email

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I'm not sayin' nothin' either, but I didn't get that email
I was kinda hopin' you'd chime in. If you didn't get the email ... well ... umm ... yea. No comment.
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i do not believe he had any reason to make up the story. He was not a motorcyclist. We talked about new buildings going up at the plant but he said it was not for production. BMW does seem to want to move the X3 production to SC.

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I'm not sayin' nothin' either, but I didn't get that email

Why would you get an eamil if you did not work at the plant in SC?????

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