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Old 03-30-2009, 01:09 AM   #1
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ordered a focus-how long til it gets here!

I ordered my new 2009 SES Focus coupe w/ a manual trans on 3/10... can't wait. I got my 4-digit order # from the dealer but they still haven't given me an ETA. How long did it take for you guys to get your focus if you ordered it to be made instead of buying one off the current inventory?

I thought it should take about 4 weeks so I'd have it before Easter (I have to take a road trip to Ohio for an interview- was hoping to have it by then)... but they still haven't called or emailed to give me my ETA on the car. Not that my F150 can't make the trip, but it'll cost about twice as much in gas money.


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Old 03-30-2009, 01:37 AM   #2
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new cars can take up to 8 weeks to deliver. did u get rare options??? cause that could take longer then.
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Old 03-30-2009, 02:46 AM   #3
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not soon enough obviously.
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Old 03-30-2009, 02:58 AM   #4
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if you got a 4 digit number then you should be able to track teh car right? when i ordered my jeep i knew when it was put on the train from ohio, when it made it to the train yard, when someone drove it to a big car lot, and when it was ready to go
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took mine 4 almost 5 months but then again i live in italy
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see if your dealer can let u use one of their cars.
after all you are their customer... who just buy a brand new car!
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Yeah I know the number is supposed to be used to track it, but how DO I track the car? Is there a place to do it online?
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Scratch that- I called my dealer. They told me "hopefully it will be going to build sometime in the next month." He originally estimated it might take about 5 weeks from the order date, but because of the economy slowing down they cut production.
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That sucks dude.
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wow, dang, so ur lookin at another 4-5 weeks!!
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