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Old 02-06-2013, 02:15 PM   #61
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what time did you get there?
Depends on how many shenanigans our caravan decides to pull, but usually we try to get there by 9 to 930am. People speed off from the carvan then the group breaks apart and everyone gets lost cause nobody knows how to get into the rose bowl.
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:48 PM   #62
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Depends on how many shenanigans our caravan decides to pull, but usually we try to get there by 9 to 930am. People speed off from the carvan then the group breaks apart and everyone gets lost cause nobody knows how to get into the rose bowl.
well, that is your problem....... the gates open between 8-830.... and you expect to get a good parking spot when 3-4k cars are trying to get in.....
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well, that is your problem....... the gates open between 8-830.... and you expect to get a good parking spot when 3-4k cars are trying to get in.....
Oh, no I don't expect it. Maybe I got my times mixed up. Basically whenever the caravans meet at the gates which I assume is opening time. thought it was 9. sometimes on time sometimes a little late
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:40 AM   #64
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Oh, no I don't expect it. Maybe I got my times mixed up. Basically whenever the caravans meet at the gates which I assume is opening time. thought it was 9. sometimes on time sometimes a little late
Yeah, I think last year the gates were supposed to open around 8:30, but we started letting people in earlier, around 8.

I got there at 7am and there was already a line of cars waiting to get in. You are lucky you got in coming that late, I think they closed the gates around 10-1030 last year for a bit and had to send cars to the overflow parking area that was over on the blacktop, not the grass.
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I've been to the east one every year since it started.

I have a good list of stuff for preparation. I'll pm it to you

Mind sending me that also? First 20 hour drive in my e46 and I'm honestly a little nervous. I have almost everything replaced, I just want to double check.
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Mind sending me that also? First 20 hour drive in my e46 and I'm honestly a little nervous. I have almost everything replaced, I just want to double check.
No problem. Give me an hour or so and I'll PM it to you. I want to add some stuff.
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definitely going... its only like a 20 min drive from me but is anyone else from the southbay area heading up there?
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I'm from South Bay, where's the caravan for us?
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I've decided I'm going to put a large sticker on my car with my screen name for Bimmerfest. Hopefully people will recognize my car.
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I've decided I'm going to put a large sticker on my car with my screen name for Bimmerfest. Hopefully people will recognize my car.
That's what I'm doing too. I'm just going to put it on the passenger side going vertically by the A pillar.
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