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For those that picked up their MS at the plant...

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Elctrek, Jun 17, 2014.

  1. Elctrek

    Elctrek Darth Voltage

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    Just curious on how many days before your scheduled pick date did they begin production... guessing about 4-5?
     
  2. maxwells

    maxwells P85 43796

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    Around 5 days for me. Delivery this Thursday; went into production late Saturday.
     
  3. tryfekid

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    Mine is scheduled for delivery on Saturday June 28th at 11AM at the factory. Still sourcing parts. VIN #44477. I'll let you know when it goes into production.
     
  4. Elctrek

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    44503 in production this morning... Yee Haw! :rolleyes::biggrin:
     
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    Just checked now like I always do every late night and mine is in production also.
     
  6. Ugliest1

    Ugliest1 S85: "Sparky"

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    VINs are so strange. I was just at the Las Vegas showroom two days ago and their show model VIN was in the 45,000's.
     
  7. llngoc

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    Mine too!!! VIN is 47000ish though.
     
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    Congrats be sure to schedule the factory tour ahead of time if picking up M-F
     
  9. purplewalt

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    I believe Factory tours are only Monday - Thursday, and excluding Major Holidays.
    The factory last tour will be Monday, June 30th, closed during the Month of July, and resume Monday, Aug. 4th.

    The Tesla employee I corresponded with stated that they will not be allowed to arrange customer tours for the entire month of July.
    They prefer to keep groups to a maximum of four people, minimum height is 48" tall.
     
  10. llngoc

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    Yes, all set up for Monday morning.

     
  11. Elctrek

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    I pick up at the factory on Friday, June 27 at 2pm... followed by a tour.
     
  12. Elctrek

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    WOW! They are quick when they want to be at the Tesla factory... My S when into production on Friday and showed up as completed this morning...:eek: Also confirmed pick up car followed by a tour on Friday. Car will be done early but can get out of business plans in SF the day before :crying: Friday will be a great day!
     
  13. llngoc

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    Me too. It just turned into production complete last night.

     
  14. DennisLevitt

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    @purplewalt
    I think the No Factory Tours in July does not apply to those picking up their car. I'm scheduled to pick up another MS on July 11, and my DES wrote:

    No worries about the factory tour! We aren’t scheduling tour-only appointments until August, but customers taking delivery will still be given a tour.
     
  15. llngoc

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    Just got a call this morning and now I am picking up on Friday also. Did your DS also ask you to bring a cashier check? This is the first time I was asked to get a cashier check to pay for a car. And this is not even the most expensive one. :confused:

     
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    I wonder if this is an accounting rule where they wouldn't be allowed to count the sale as complete until after quarter-end (Monday) if they were waiting on a personal check to clear...
     
  17. llngoc

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    I think so but the odd thing was that she did not mention it until I inquire about the estimate amount due. And when I was first contacted for the 6/30 appointment, it was not mentioned too. Good thing is that my bank's branch office is just down the street from the factory so I will just stop by on the way.

     
  18. Ugliest1

    Ugliest1 S85: "Sparky"

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    I think a cashier's cheque is more or less a standard thing when dealing with multiple tens of thousands $$. I tried to put mine on VISA but they wouldn't allow that either! :)
     
  19. llngoc

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    But check has always been okay. I bought all of my cars with my checkbook before and at least one of them is quite a bit more expensive than the Tesla. Also, this time I am leasing so it is actually quite a small amount. If I never asked, I would have just bought my checkbook with me. It would have been a mess.

    The only time I was asked to make a purchase with a cashier check was at the Title company for a house.

     
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    I was told a cashiers check, personal check or bank transfer... I am bringing a personal check... but mine is a 3 year lease... maybe that makes a difference??
     

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