I thought I'd post the torturous journey that my new 328i is taking to get to Berkeley, CA. It's ETA at the Preparation Center in Oxnard, CA, according to the dealer, is Oct. 30. I don't think that it has a snowball's chance in Hell of showing up in Oxnard on that date, but I'm keeping my fingers crossed. Here goes: Aug. 5, 2010: Order went in with production scheduled to start Aug. 9 Sept. 11, 2010: Left Durban, South Africa aboard the Firmament Ace Sept. 26, 2010: Overnight in Vigo, Spain Sept. 29, 2010: Overnight in Brugge, Belgium Sept. 30, 2010: At Home in Bremerhaven, Germany. Oct. 3, 2010: Left Bremerhaven for Hamburg Oct. 4, 2010: Overnight in Hamburg, Germany Oct. 6, 2010: In port at Antwerp, Belgium (finally heading West) Oct. 8, 2010: Left Antwerp with destination of Alexandria, Egypt Oct. 11, 2010: In the Mediterranean, still heading for Alexandria Oct. 15, 2010: In Port Alexandria, Egypt I'll keep updating this as I find out more info.