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JDHMike
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Is there a correct procedure for contacting the people at BMW Archive and obtaining information about a specific bike based on serial and frame numbers. Are photos required? Approximately how long will it take to get a response? Is this a free service? What is the correct contact info?

Thanks

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Hi,

The email for the archive is info.grouparchiv@bmwgroup.com - but they are closed for a few more weeks.

It is free and usually a day or two max.

Jeff

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Thanks. I'll have to be patient.

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They are moving in to the

They are moving in to the original BMW buildings, which were bought back from another company a year ago. The buildings are registered historic and cannot be changed in their outward appearance, and all interior changes have to be approved through the Munich city hall, so the famous German bureaucracy is in full force.

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The Move

Thanks Darryl. Any idea how long before they are up and running again? As well, are there any recommended antique BMW suppliers & or people in Canada?

Mike

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I don't have a good idea of

I don't have a good idea of vintage specific shops in Canada, but check this list:

http://micapeak.com/bmw/Airhead-Shops.html

It's most aimed at Airheads ('70-'95) but if you look out to the right, some list /2-ish expertise. Maybe call one or two and ask for specific people with knowledge of vintage bikes.

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Here's the press release from

Here's the press release from a year ago about the move: https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/global/pressDetail.html?title=bmw-group-c...

Unfortunately, it doesn't say when the move will complete.

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What Province? My last

What Province? My last project was a three year stint in Calgary?

Bruce

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From B.C., however have been in PEI last 3 years.

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I contacted them last week

I contacted them last week and got a reply within a day confirming engine and frame numbers. Very good service and makes me realise there's more to BMW than just profits.

Cracking service from them.

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Hi,

I too have received fast service from them in the last 10 days.

Jeff

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That's interesting as I have contacted them twice and have yet to hear anything. Any suggestions?

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Maybe they just don't like

Maybe they just don't like you. Smile

Have you checked your spam folder?

Ira Agins
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Maybe They Don't

You might be right. I have checked the spam and will double check the address I sent my request to once again. Maybe I'll try using another name.

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Achive Update

They are now up and running again and are great to deal with.

Mike

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I just email them last week,i

I just email them last week,i got replie very next day.
regards lui

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