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    Posted: 17 Jul 2017 at 9:42pm
Hello all,

I'm Mani, captain of the 6 series register.  

I can see that the 6 series forum does not have much going on, hopefully we can try to change that with some regular events for the 6 series register (and open to all members of the club of course).

As mentioned in the latest edition of the magazine, I have arranged a trip with BMW for a tour of their excellent distribution centre, BMW Thorne.  The centre is based in Doncaster, post code DN8 4HT.

I went a couple of years ago and it really is a magnificent site!
Thorne is where all the new BMW cars from Germany go for pre-delivery inspection before being moved on to the dealerships and also where ex management cars go for repairs, etc.  

The date is Friday 8th September 2017.  The tour will start at 09.30 so we will all need to meet in the car park for 09.15. It should last about an hour - 90 minutes.  

Strictly no photography is allowed so please leave your cameras at home.

It would be great to get as many 6 series members to come along, however of course this is open to all regions and registers Smile

The number of people we are allowed is 15 so if you would like to come along, please register your interest below.  

Thanks, Mani

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Current list as of 30th July 2017:

1. Bowler (Paul)
2&3. Steve H and Tim
4. RParkinson (M1 most welcome!! Smile)
5. Neil (Major X Man)



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Did the tour a couple of years ago, an excellant opportunity, Only live 5 miles from the site so would love to visit again but not at the expense of another member so if you have a place available nearer the time please put me down. Only half 6 ( 1998 Z3)
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Hi Mni.
Your were our 'official' photographer on that visit too if I recall correctly

anyway IF, only IF, you are short on numbers from the 6 series register, then like Paul above, Tim & myself would like to visit again.
Keep me posted

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I'd be interested in coming, so long as 4 door six's are allowed!
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Hi all, sorry for the delay in replies, I've been away.

Of course everyone is welcome from any region/register!

So far:

1. Bowler (Paul)
2 & 3. Steve H and Tim
4. RParkinson (M1 most welcome Smile !!)

I'll keep the list updated.

Thanks, Mani

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Hello Mani,
I'm also very keen to visit the distribution centre.
 
Please will you add my name to your growing list of participants Smile !
 
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Hi Neil,

You are on the list Thumbs Up

Thanks, Mani
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Ihave posted your event on the club events list on the web site Mani as requested.
Please have a look at it and let me know if it needs any changes.
http://bmwcarclubgb.uk/events/2017/09/six_series_register_at_thorne.html

Have fun on the day. If you end up short of punters let me know and I will come over in my E24.
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Hi Howard,

All looks good, thanks for that!

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Day after a wedding for me, sadly. Shall have to give it a miss this time.
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Hi all,

Some good news and bad news.

Firstly, the bad news.  The Thorne trip will be postponed until January 2018.  Good news though is that BMW is currently building a new facility dedicated to brand new BMWs and have suggested that we visit that one instead (will still be located near to Thorne).  The facility will be open to visit in January 2018 so one I have a confirmed date, I will let you all know.

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Definitely won't bring the M1 in January, so it will have to be the M6. I'd have thought January would rule out most E26's too.
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