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#545878 - 01/12/18 09:44 PM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: Royal Lichter]
Royal Lichter Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 11/03/17
Posts: 22
Loc: Chicago, IL, USA
Thanks all for the very warm welcome. Forgot my password and just now figured out how to reset it.

Very excited for my car, can't believe I ordered it on the 28th of August and already it's the 1st of Dec. Hopefully not too many delays, but I requested a week 7 build week, so even if it's two months still way ahead of summer here in Chicago (and the added extra time to ease my wallet is nice, too!).

Have been reading the parts manual quite a bit and watching endless youtube videos to tide me over in the mean time! (and maybe an occasional ride in my E-Type!!).

Cheers,
Royal

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#545880 - 01/12/18 09:49 PM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: Royal Lichter]
OZ 4/4 Offline

Talk Morgan Expert

Registered: 25/11/11
Posts: 2558
Loc: Australia - NSW Mid North Coas...
Welcome from Sydney, Australia
Good luck with your new M3W...
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2011 4/4 Bespoke, 1981 Delorean DMC 12

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#545884 - 01/12/18 10:02 PM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: Royal Lichter]
Mark H Offline

Has a lot to Say!

Registered: 05/01/14
Posts: 1392
Loc: Berkshire, England
Welcome into the madhouse Royal

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#545913 - 02/12/18 03:33 AM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: Royal Lichter]
Piloto Offline
Just Getting Started

Registered: 17/11/12
Posts: 89
Loc: West Texas/Southern NM
Please inform me who Norb is and how I can contact him, or them for parts.
Thank you

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#545917 - 02/12/18 07:45 AM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: Royal Lichter]
atalante83 Offline

Talk Morgan Enthusiast

Registered: 05/08/12
Posts: 1509
Welcome royal from st Tropez

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#545935 - 02/12/18 09:28 AM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: Royal Lichter]
pandy Offline

Talk Morgan Guru

Registered: 12/04/11
Posts: 7178
Loc: West Paris, France
Originally Posted By Royal Lichter
Thanks all for the very warm welcome. Forgot my password and just now figured out how to reset it.

Very excited for my car, can't believe I ordered it on the 28th of August and already it's the 1st of Dec. Hopefully not too many delays, but I requested a week 7 build week, so even if it's two months still way ahead of summer here in Chicago (and the added extra time to ease my wallet is nice, too!).

Have been reading the parts manual quite a bit and watching endless youtube videos to tide me over in the mean time! (and maybe an occasional ride in my E-Type!!).

Cheers,
Royal


Greetings and welcome from Paris. How very exciting.

Maybe you should consider asking for the order to be pushed back to week 14. If the UK ends up doing a no deal Brexit, you'll most probably get an extra 25% off thanks to a plummeting exchange rate..... hide


Edited by pandy (02/12/18 09:29 AM)
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#546007 - 02/12/18 03:53 PM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: Piloto]
britmog Offline
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Registered: 13/12/17
Posts: 175
Loc: Colorado, USA
Piloto:

Norb Bries is the Chicago Morgan Dealer at Northshore Sports Cars, Lake Bluff, IL. www.northshoresportscars.com

Norb is a great gentleman and Keith his mechanic is one of the most reliable and knowledgeable Morgan experts in the country.
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#546335 - 04/12/18 03:59 PM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: pandy]
Royal Lichter Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 11/03/17
Posts: 22
Loc: Chicago, IL, USA
Originally Posted By pandy
Originally Posted By Royal Lichter
Thanks all for the very warm welcome. Forgot my password and just now figured out how to reset it.

Very excited for my car, can't believe I ordered it on the 28th of August and already it's the 1st of Dec. Hopefully not too many delays, but I requested a week 7 build week, so even if it's two months still way ahead of summer here in Chicago (and the added extra time to ease my wallet is nice, too!).

Have been reading the parts manual quite a bit and watching endless youtube videos to tide me over in the mean time! (and maybe an occasional ride in my E-Type!!).

Cheers,
Royal


Greetings and welcome from Paris. How very exciting.

Maybe you should consider asking for the order to be pushed back to week 14. If the UK ends up doing a no deal Brexit, you'll most probably get an extra 25% off thanks to a plummeting exchange rate..... hide


Fascinating post. It's an exciting time to be ordering a Morgan and the markets might already be working to my favor.

Terms of business at least with my dealer are as follows. A small non-refundable deposit required to place the orer. Then, 'approximate' (pro-forma) price is determined as of date of order. Based off of the options I picked and a $1.30 exchange rate the day I ordered, the approx total for my M3W came out to about $55,7k USD.

I won't know the 'real' price until body is built at which time the price is calculated off of that day's exchange rate. I suspect GBP will continue to be volatile.

Undoubtedly Brexit is working to any Morgan buyer's advantage already but sounds like the end of March could give an even better discount. I might already be pushed into that build week territory if there are delays.

Perhaps it is in fact worth a quick chat with my dealer to push it back a bit. Hard to predict what kind of savings I'll really enjoy but worth a conversation I think.

Thanks for your help everyone!

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#546341 - 04/12/18 04:15 PM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: Royal Lichter]
pandy Offline

Talk Morgan Guru

Registered: 12/04/11
Posts: 7178
Loc: West Paris, France
.....don't blame me if that doesn't happen (say there isn't a no-deal Brexit for example).

Remember; the pound can go down as well as belly-up.
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#546405 - 04/12/18 06:31 PM Re: Greetings from the colonies... [Re: pandy]
planenut Offline

Talk Morgan Regular

Registered: 29/06/12
Posts: 974
Loc: United Kingdom, Lincolnshire

Pandy, can we keep this forum a Brexit free zone please? thumbs

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