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Old 10-20-2011, 02:54 PM   #3281
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So my ETA was and is still October 16th..but it STILL hasn't showed up at the dealership..everyone else has gotten theres 2 days before..2 days after..or somewhere in the middle..any ideas?
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Old 10-20-2011, 04:04 PM   #3282
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I believe the build date is the date they begin to build your car. It takes a day or two after that for them to complete it (someone correct me if that's wrong). Then you need to factor in anywhere from a couple of days to a couple of weeks for transport. Especially if it goes by rail and then freight. Additionally, it can take 24 hours or so from the time they finish the car until it leaves the plant.
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Old 10-20-2011, 05:13 PM   #3283
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I believe the build date is the date they begin to build your car. It takes a day or two after that for them to complete it (someone correct me if that's wrong). Then you need to factor in anywhere from a couple of days to a couple of weeks for transport. Especially if it goes by rail and then freight. Additionally, it can take 24 hours or so from the time they finish the car until it leaves the plant.
I don't think it takes more than a day to build. My car was being sent by truck and it sat at the plant for over a week.
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Old 10-21-2011, 02:19 PM   #3284
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Well, my dealer told me the scheduled build date is 7 November (same day they gave me the VIN) and going into Etis to check it out the build date is given as "30.11.0002" ...that doesn't seem right.
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Old 10-21-2011, 05:00 PM   #3285
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Car is at the dealer, prepped, to be picked up first thing in the morning!

Order 9.17
VIN 9.27
Sticker 10.05
Build 10.11
Deliver 10.22
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Old 10-21-2011, 09:07 PM   #3286
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Ours just got built today. Went to syncmyride and it no longer says that the vin is invalid, so I guess its done.
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Old 10-21-2011, 09:37 PM   #3287
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VIN!! Got my VIN today...expected build date Nov 7. Wooooo!!!
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Old 10-22-2011, 12:22 AM   #3288
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Well, my dealer told me the scheduled build date is 7 November (same day they gave me the VIN) and going into Etis to check it out the build date is given as "30.11.0002" ...that doesn't seem right.
that is a placeholder, a generic date. That will update a day or two after your car is built, to find out the build date you can get your window sticker and it will be listed on there.

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http://services.forddirect.fordvehic...icker.pdf?vin=

after the = sign put your vin the build date is in the top left of the screen
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Old 10-22-2011, 12:22 AM   #3289
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oh and my car is prepped and ready for pickup tomorrow morning!!
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:34 AM   #3290
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Ordered: Aug 3
VIN: Sept 20
Window Sticker: Oct 1
Build: Oct 7
FIRST ETA: Oct 16
--> Put on quality hold till Oct 17th
Current Status: Waiting for a truck since Oct 17th

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