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Old 11-21-2011, 10:46 AM   #3441
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So far my timeline is as such:

Ordered Oct 10th
Vin Nov 7th
Build Date Nov 16th
Estimated Delivery Nov 28th

I was also able to call 1-800-392-3673 follow the prompts to a generic "For generic information about Ford Motor Company" option. The guy I spoke to asked me for my VIN and was able to confirm that my car was in transit.
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Old 11-21-2011, 10:55 AM   #3442
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Went in to get the paperwork started on Saturday and the salesman told me that as of that day, the car was in West Virginia. Yesterday it should've hit Roanoke and today it'll be making its way towards Petersburg where it'll come off the train and be trucked to the dealer by Saturday.

While I was there I saw my car's evil twin - exact same configuration as mine, only with an automatic.
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:33 PM   #3443
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Called the number mrwhistles shared and rep was able to tell me that my Focus is finally in transit and estimated to be delivered to the dealer between 11/29 and 12/6. No explanation for why it's taking 7 weeks from build to delivery (Focus being delivered by boat around the world?) or why dealer didn't have updated ETA info (last info dealer had was still ETA of week of 10/31 even when that week was long past). At least it is finally on its way.
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:57 PM   #3444
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Called the number mrwhistles shared and rep was able to tell me that my Focus is finally in transit and estimated to be delivered to the dealer between 11/29 and 12/6. No explanation for why it's taking 7 weeks from build to delivery (Focus being delivered by boat around the world?) or why dealer didn't have updated ETA info (last info dealer had was still ETA of week of 10/31 even when that week was long past). At least it is finally on its way.
Glad its on its way i guess ours are on the same train. If mine gets here when they say it will be -11-12 weeks total wait time. They started updating the mft/sync v3 on nov 17th maybe that was the hold up. I would rather wait a lil longer and not have to worry about the probs other people have had i just wish the dealer would have told me up to 12 weeks instead of 4-6
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:12 PM   #3445
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I ordered my car 11/2 or 11/3 and just called my salesman to see if he had the VIN. He did so I generated a window sticker for it and was surprised to see that it was built yesterday! So awesome! Thanks for all the FF members for posting the websites and info on how to do this stuff. I'd just be sitting here clueless without you guys.



My window sticker!!
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:06 AM   #3446
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Thanks for all the FF members for posting the websites and info on how to do this stuff. I'd just be sitting here clueless without you guys.
I second that!!!!

I'm back in town finally, so I am going to pick mine up today!!!! I'm also picking up my new barrel of beer, (Harpoon IPA) so that'll be the car's first mission! And on my way home I'm probably stopping at a local Auto Zone to pick up some black gloss spray paint for those ugly fog light bezels. ha! I requested Monday off, to attempt painting the headlights. If i can get the first one apart, I'll document the second one for the forum.

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Old 11-23-2011, 09:44 AM   #3447
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I second that!!!!

I'm back in town finally, so I am going to pick mine up today!!!! I'm also picking up my new barrel of beer, (Harpoon IPA) so that'll be the car's first mission! And on my way home I'm probably stopping at a local Auto Zone to pick up some black gloss spray paint for those ugly fog light bezels. ha! I requested Monday off, to attempt painting the headlights. If i can get the first one part, I'll document the second one for the forum.

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Congrats!! I will also be picking up my car today. It got here three days early! Woohoo!
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:08 AM   #3448
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Congrats!! I will also be picking up my car today. It got here three days early! Woohoo!
Awesome, dude. I ordered mine on the 10th and still have an ETA of the 28th. I wish mine would show up early as well.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:52 AM   #3449
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Glad its on its way i guess ours are on the same train. If mine gets here when they say it will be -11-12 weeks total wait time. They started updating the mft/sync v3 on nov 17th maybe that was the hold up. I would rather wait a lil longer and not have to worry about the probs other people have had i just wish the dealer would have told me up to 12 weeks instead of 4-6
My dealer salesman did tell me 10-12 weeks, but when he gave me an update with the build date and ETA of week of 10/31, I got excited that it was going to get here earlier. If mine does get here between 11/29 and 12/6, it will be 10-11 weeks total for me. I don't have MFT, so that wasn't the holdup for me.

I got the railcar number from my salesperson, and found info on how to track it at http://gm-volt.com/forum/showthread....-Order&p=49360 (post# 937 about half-way down the page). I don't think CSX intends for car buyers to be using their railcar tracking system, but if not too many people do it we hopefully won't create a problem. My car is in Delanson, NY, I think en-route to CSX's TDSI terminal at Selkirk, NY. I'll keep my fingers crossed that it doesn't take too long to have a full truck of vehicles for delivery to the small dealers in my area.

I found it interesting that it had departed Binghamton, NY when I checked earlier. CSX system map doesn't even show they have main track there, so I expected it would come across the main CSX rail in upstate NY, right through the town where I live.
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:50 PM   #3450
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just finalized the paperwork and drove her home. WOOT!




now it's time to get rid of all the chrome...
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