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Old 05-13-2010, 08:46 PM
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Hello Everyone,

As most of you know I went through some hell in getting my truck ordered. Back and forth B.S. Finally on 5/6 I was told my truck was in fact ordered on 5/4 and I was given a VON & VIN Number and my sales rep said that they were pushing it through fast for me.

When I got the VIN etc I called for a status and was told that it was about to enter the production line, but they could not give me a status code. They did confirm that it had a build priority of 01-A (I still dont know what that means).

Today I called to get a status, just to see if it actually did enter production etc. The rep said that there is a ship date of Tues. 5/25. Thats only 21 days. I asked if she was sure. She put me on hold for about 90 seconds and came back and she said yes, it shows it is being ship to Manfredi Dodge on Staten Island. Holding in my excitement I simply thanked her and wished her a great day.

I called back again and spoke with a different person and he too told me there was a ship date of 5/25 for my truck.

So my question is... is it possible for it to only take 21 days from Order Entry to Shipping? My wife's jeep we waited 9 weeks for shipping and then another 3-4 days for it to get to the dealer. I expected a minimum of 6-8 weeks for mine.

Normally when they provide a ship date, is it usually active?

What have you experienced when ordering a Truck?

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Old 05-13-2010, 09:14 PM
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That's great news! If you have a priority build, this could be what happened, especially since you'd said the area manager was involved in handling the issues of your build. 21 days is impressive!
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Thats good news . Keep us updated .
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Yes, it's possible. They have slowed production of trucks due to the economy so the production line isn't turning out as many trucks for general dealer shipment, leaving room in the production schedule for special orders.

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Hey Michael... I bet you are correct. So this whole ordeal really was to my benefit.

I will keep everyone posted as to the progress.

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Hey Tim !!!!

I 'GOT' my new truck !!!!

Got to get these licks in fast....thought I had a couple of months poke at you, but by the sounds of things.....



That is awesome news! I really hope you get yours on an accelerated delivery plan. I've only driven mine 5kms (3 miles), and am already impressed. I'm already convinced that your just going to love yours. Can't wait to try some of cool options, like the radio!
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Wow!!!! I am not going to get your hopes up...but DAMN that's fast!!!!
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great news i know your going to love it and the stereo you got is awesome once you figure it out lol
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Thanks LBZ... The first thing I do with every ride... when I bring it home... I pet beanie boy.. kiss my wife so they dont feel neglected for the next 2-4 hours as I sit in my ride with glasses on... a nice cold something to drink... and manual in hand... learning about all the features and what they do etc. So I look forward to it.


UPDATE...

I got a call from my sales rep telling me their system is showing a ship date of 5/25 for my truck. He told me they have some other items coming from the same plant so hopefully it will be ok. He said normally a few days after the item ships its there.

I told him to order all the add-ons I ordered so when they come in I dont have to wait for them... and hopefully pick up my truck with all the cool stuff installed.

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