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      04-15-2007, 10:46 PM   #661
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Thank you for the info, sir.
I could not agree more; thanks to the forums, we've become more experts than the average dealer.
I am frustrated at that fact, however. I am not supposed to be the expert at this...
Wouldn't these dealers have more "inside info" than us? I saw a document, earlier on the forum, advising of HD and 6 FL availability for March production; so, the dealer would have known about this prior to my ordering, I think.

Now, the best I can get is the Dealer Installed option...as you know, this has less functionality and is more expensive...

This may be naive, but, I am truly trying to find an excuse for him...I am just having a very hard time in coming up with one...
The best I can do is: 6FL was not meant for me at this time...something to look forward to having later...lame, I know.
On one hand, I hate burning people, on the other, buyers should not have to miss on options simply because the dealers are not educated....
Will think about it.
Thank you again for the info.
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      04-15-2007, 11:26 PM   #662
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The live help will be able to tell you what stage of production your car is at. They didn't reference by status #, they just stated, "in paint shop", "in assembly", etc.
Thanks Steve! Guess I'll be calling a bunch this week...
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its been "your vehicle is at the port awaiting a shipping vessel, there is no shipping info at this time" since the 10th
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      04-16-2007, 10:50 AM   #664
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My car went into the body shop on friday the 13th. Has anyone heard how long it would take to get to the dealership in the Midwest? My completion date is 4/17/07. I want my car!
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      04-16-2007, 08:18 PM   #665
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its been "your vehicle is at the port awaiting a shipping vessel, there is no shipping info at this time" since the 10th
AKbmw-
I don't want to ruin it for you, but, I was in the same situation...Call your CA, your car may well be on a ship by now, despite the message on the 800#.
Mine was on the ship for 4 days prior to me realizing this.
I hope you catch the same luck as I did.
Best wishes; don't despair.
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      04-17-2007, 07:48 PM   #666
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I don't want to ruin it for you, but, I was in the same situation...Call your CA, your car may well be on a ship by now, despite the message on the 800#.
Mine was on the ship for 4 days prior to me realizing this.
I hope you catch the same luck as I did.
Best wishes; don't despair.
thanks for the help dude... but i checked today and it was IN TRANSIT!!!!!!!

who knows what i have left if it became in transit today???
and how often dose the WW website update so i know which ship im on


1 more thing.. dose the 1800# say anything other than "your vehicle is in transit" until it gets here?
why i wanna know that is so i should not call everyday lol..

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This is for Canadian buyers:

If anyone wants to be able to track their car once CN releases it and it gets on a truck, I was able to find and track my car here:

http://www.lhf.com/hansens/index2.php
Do you know how to track the vehicle on CN. I think I read in another thread that this process in the PITA.
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This waiting is driving me crazy. I checked the 800# last night and got "In Transit" for the first time. OC still shows "Awaiting". It looks like the next two boats out from Bremerhaven are the Atlantic Concert and the Courage on 4/23. I'm hoping my car will be on one of them and this torture will end soon. W&W doesn't show any info on the car yet. Does the boat have to sail before the tracking info becomes available? Anyone have any idea of what kind of delay their might be for updating the info on the W&W site?
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      04-22-2007, 03:39 PM   #669
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Anyone have any idea of what kind of delay their might be for updating the info on the W&W site?
If you're on a WW boat, auto cargo tracking doesn't update for 48 hours after departure.
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      04-23-2007, 08:51 AM   #670
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Do you know how to track the vehicle on CN. I think I read in another thread that this process in the PITA.
Go to the CN Velocity web page and register - you will have to fill out business particulars, but your company need not have an account with CN. I got a confirming email the day after registering.
Now I'm hoping the glut of cars at the Halifax port gets cleared out (because of the CN strike slowdowns) before the Otello is scheduled to dock on May 1st.
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If you're on a WW boat, auto cargo tracking doesn't update for 48 hours after departure.
Yeah, my car is on the Otello which sailed April 19th, but the WW website only showed a record this morning, the 23rd. Finally!
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Go to the CN Velocity web page and register - you will have to fill out business particulars, but your company need not have an account with CN. I got a confirming email the day after registering.
Now I'm hoping the glut of cars at the Halifax port gets cleared out (because of the CN strike slowdowns) before the Otello is scheduled to dock on May 1st.
Hey, thanks Minnow. I actually just tried this out and the quick trace system did not recognize my vin number ??? I'm hoping it's still not stuck at the Halifax port given the slowdown.
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      04-23-2007, 04:49 PM   #673
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Hey, thanks Minnow. I actually just tried this out and the quick trace system did not recognize my vin number ??? I'm hoping it's still not stuck at the Halifax port given the slowdown.
Double check that you entered the correct VIN - if you did, then it means you're not on a train yet. But keep checking, as they update the status often.
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Yeah, my car is on the Otello which sailed April 19th, but the WW website only showed a record this morning, the 23rd. Finally!
My car is also on the Otello. Not a moment too soon.
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My car has been at the VPC for 11 days now and counting...

Maybe some of you guys can give me some luck here, the wait is killing me. I've been calling my CA daily who by the way is a really nice guy, but he insists the system is not providing him with a revised delivery date. It was originally for the 4/24.
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hi guys, just found out they are using kline.. searching this thread found link but can't find vessel FRISIA ANY HELP PLEASE
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Double check that you entered the correct VIN - if you did, then it means you're not on a train yet. But keep checking, as they update the status often.
Any news, tried to register with the CN site & the customer service rejected my request, saying it must be a direct customer !
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Any news, tried to register with the CN site & the customer service rejected my request, saying it must be a direct customer !
I checked the CN Velocity site this morning, my car is not yet showing, but then again it just arrived at Halifax port yesterday.
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Thanks for the update. I'll continue to monitor the situation. Just for everyone's reference, my car completed production on 4/3/2007. Got to the port only yesterday (4/11/2007).

[Edit] WW just updated my VIN, I'm on the ASIAN CHORUS which departed 4/12/2007 and is due to arrive in NY on 4/27/2007!!!
what made you join the asian chorus?? are you a good singer?? are you even asian??
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I checked the CN Velocity site this morning, my car is not yet showing, but then again it just arrived at Halifax port yesterday.
Apperantly the dealer don't know more either
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what made you join the asian chorus?? are you a good singer?? are you even asian??
Actually I am Asian.. LOL
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