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den6321

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Anyone have any idea what VINs are hitting the production lines this week ? Mine is in the ...........23000s and I am getting anxious.
 


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My build date is Monday Jan 31st, so a week from today, and I'm just over 25000 VIN number. Yours should be built this week and depending on how far you live from Chicago, it could be 1-3 weeks until delivery.
 




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My build date is Monday Jan 31st, so a week from today, and I'm just over 25000 VIN number. Yours should be built this week and depending on how far you live from Chicago, it could be 1-3 weeks until delivery.

Are you sure yours is to be built on Jan 31st or during the week of Jan 31st. ? I hope you are correct that mine will be sometime this week!
 




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Are you sure yours is to be built on Jan 31st or during the week of Jan 31st. ? I hope you are correct that mine will be sometime this week!
I read that when the build date is a Monday that it can be built anytime that week.
 




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Yes, I should have clarified that. Mine is to be built the week of Jan 31st but I don't expect it to ship until the following week, thus starting my 1-3 week journey. Des Moines is a 4-5 hour drive (depending on which suburb) to Chicago so if it takes more than a week from February 7th I'll be..... upset, shall we say ;)
 




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Yes, I should have clarified that. Mine is to be built the week of Jan 31st but I don't expect it to ship until the following week, thus starting my 1-3 week journey. Des Moines is a 4-5 hour drive (depending on which suburb) to Chicago so if it takes more than a week from February 7th I'll be..... upset, shall we say ;)

I am a "little" further away. It has to be sent to the end of Cape Cod !! My guess at least three weeks from build date.
 




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I just emailed Cory at Ford today to get an update on mine. My Vin number is 23272 and my build date was the week of the 31st as well but I was told this morning my actual exact build date, not week, is now the 7th of February. So maybe they are slowing down a little from what they had expected.
 




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Oh and he also said my scheduled delivery date is still 21st Of February. I really hope they can get it out to Vancouver island within 2 weeks. The bus sucks lol. Anyone know how long a dealer needs the vehicle to prep it to be handed over to the customer?
 




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Oh and he also said my scheduled delivery date is still 21st Of February. I really hope they can get it out to Vancouver island within 2 weeks. The bus sucks lol. Anyone know how long a dealer needs the vehicle to prep it to be handed over to the customer?

According to my dealer he said it will only be a day. Not sure I am happy with that. I want it quickly but with all of the "techie" stuff in the vehicle I want them to do a good job checking it out before I take delivery. Maybe all that stuff is done prior to shipping?
 




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I hope it is not more then a day.
 




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If it takes longer than a day to take off the plastic covers on rims/seats/steering wheel and replace the paper floor mats with your actual ones, your dealer has bigger problems.

Mishtar, that update makes me a little worried. Will have to send a note to Cory to see if mine changed as well. Considering I'm in the 25K range it most likely did. So much for an early birthday present.
 




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Just called my dealership and got my VIN number - 25752 - Ordered 1/17 - left Cory a PM to see if he has any info on build dates.
 




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Latest from Cory on mine(23929) is 2/7 to leave factory and about a week for delivery (cape Co). With disclaimer that things could change and I understand that.
 




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Just called my dealership and got my VIN number - 25752 - Ordered 1/17 - left Cory a PM to see if he has any info on build dates.
I find it a bit starnge that you would have a VIN only 10 days after placing your order and that, I think you're saying that you don't have build date yet. I would expect that the vehicle would have to start on the assembly line before a VIN is attached. My dealer said that once he gets a build date for mine (ordered Dec. 20) that they followup shortly thereafter with the VIN. That seems to make more sense.:scratch:
 




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I find it a bit starnge that you would have a VIN only 10 days after placing your order and that, I think you're saying that you don't have build date yet. I would expect that the vehicle would have to start on the assembly line before a VIN is attached. My dealer said that once he gets a build date for mine (ordered Dec. 20) that they followup shortly thereafter with the VIN. That seems to make more sense.:scratch:

I ordered on 12/18 and about 2 weeks later my dealer gave me a VIN. I still can't get the sticker to show on the Ford site but if everything goes as planned I should be able to see the sticker within a few days (2???).
 




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I ordered on 12/18 and about 2 weeks later my dealer gave me a VIN. I still can't get the sticker to show on the Ford site but if everything goes as planned I should be able to see the sticker within a few days (2???).

Stickers show up around 5-6 days prior to build date. I know this because I was checking about every 5 minutes for a month once I had a VIN.
 




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How can you view stickers at Ford.com?
 




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I find it a bit starnge that you would have a VIN only 10 days after placing your order and that, I think you're saying that you don't have build date yet. I would expect that the vehicle would have to start on the assembly line before a VIN is attached. My dealer said that once he gets a build date for mine (ordered Dec. 20) that they followup shortly thereafter with the VIN. That seems to make more sense.:scratch:

Cory gave me my Vin first and I checked on blue oval and he only said it was a good vin but no build date at the time. Seems vin comes first then the date.
 


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