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Carrier Direct to ME, VIN 25xxx, *near* perfect

Discussion in 'Model Y: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by drx10, Aug 11, 2020.

  1. drx10

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    Hi all, thought I would contribute back to this forum as you all have been very helpful and setting expectations for me as I accepted delivery for my first ever Tesla MY this past Friday. Will try to use blurbs as I don't want to write novels.

    Order placed: Monday 7/13/20
    VIN assigned: 8/3/20
    Delivery: 8/7/20
    Build mo./yr. (info obtained after delivery): July 2020

    LR, AWD, 19" gemini, black interior (no add-ons; $49,990)

    Timeline of events for delivery
    1. Rec'd call from delivery specialist Monday 8/3 evening and email with MVPA, VIN #
    2. Had to complete some lending contract info w/ my bank on 8/4
    3. On 8/5, I was able to send executed lending contract to Tesla and was told vehicle can now be scheduled for delivery. I was to expect a call from scheduler and/or driver to schedule delivery, was told likely Sat 8/8
    4. Around 8 pm on 8/6, got a call from actual driver asking if he could deliver it Fri 8/7 in the morning at a Walmart parking lot (due to size of truck - did not want to risk taking into residential area and scratching vehicles)
    5. Vehicle was delivered 8/7 between 10-1030 am.

    This first post will highlight the positives:

    1. Overall fitment better than expected
    - Charge port was nice and flush
    - both front headlights nice and flush
    - both camera wells align well
    - L taillight - great
    - R taillight - loose! (will go into detail in the next post)​
    2. Backseat alignment - actually not bad

    Others (not pictured):
    - inside door paint looks like a completed job
    - interior seats w/o any dents
    - tow hitch, charging cables - all there
    - trunk opens/closes smoothly (no catching, no squeaking)
    - A/C , heater work seamlessly​
     

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  2. drx10

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    Now for the negatives:

    1. steering wheel stitching was cut/clipped when I got it. bummed out as the rest of the steering wheel was perfect (UPDATE: after submitting photos for Tesla Service in App, I got an alert that a new S.W. was already ordered for the day I bring it in for service - so that's a positive)
    2. glove compartment not installed fully
    3. headliner gap that many of you saw with your MYs (one side ok, one side noticable gap)
    4. top hatch still seems to be a struggle point for the MY assembly for Tesla
    5. minor inconsistent flush-ness of the rear lights
    6. R bumper gap - looks fairly minor in photo; but fairly decent size gap in person
     

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    ..cont':

    7. minor wheel well trim fitment
    8. minor door panels fitment
    9. door button (old version - not the newer one w/ the car icon; not a major issue, was just hoping to get the updated button!)
    10. coat hanger hook - probably as best as it will ever be
     

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    All in all?! My personal summary:

    • 3-weeks from order time to VIN assignment wasn't too awful
    • roughly 4 weeks from order to delivery
    • my Carrier Direct Specialist was a great communicator - making the delivery experience very easy and stress free
    • this forum & other videos 100% helped set expectations going into my delivery day
      • HUGE thanks to the helpful contributors of this forum
      • there's a TON of stuff to read and review, but being informed helps to limit the stress when picking up your vehicle
    • Are findings egregious enough to return the car before 7-day mark hits? No.
      • In my short 5 days of owning my very first Tesla, the drive has been amazing and I love being off of the gas-grid. My service appt is set up and the imperfections I found on delivery were not enough for me to return and reset the clock for another car.
    And as usual, I rambled when I said I'd try not to! Ha!
    • front view.JPEG side view.JPEG IMG_1359.jpg

     
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    "LR, AWD, 19" gemini, black interior (no add-ons; $49,990)"

    "- tow hitch, charging cables - all there"

    your two statements?
     
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    Looks good.

    What's your VIN range?
     
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  7. drx10

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    great catch. A typo and a mistake by me.

    meant to say tow hook. :oops:
     
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    VIN in the 25xxx range!
     
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    #9 steve841, Aug 11, 2020
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    LOL ... I just saw that.
     
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