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Why not start the ordering right know getting ahead of schedule. Is a better plan to start production right away. Not all reservations end up in orders. Probably at this pace they are going to start shipping them by 2022.





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oh well, guess I'm doing spark plugs on my Ram afterall 😆 freaking 16 plug HEMI (and hell yeah I was gonna sell it without doing my plugs :ROFLMAO:), hell prolly end up doing brakes now too.

It is what it is.
Better save up for a new transmission.
 

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Wouldn't a reservation Number indicate how far out you will be?

113 seems to be a good starting point- if your above that you didn’t reserve on day one of launch.

That happened at 8pm PDT.
 

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With this much demand one would think Ford would move heaven and earth to advance the delivery dates rather than push it back. if I ran a company that was 155 billion dollars in debt I would want to cash in ASAP on the demand for a new product.
Watching Ford v Ferrari again tonight. They moved heaven and earth back then to beat Enzo - with a little help from Caroll Shelby. This time I think we’re at the mercy of an unseen foe. I’m so ready for this COVID thing to get in our rear view mirror.
 

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Ford really needs to come out with a statement and let people know what the deal is, instead of randomly updating their website and hoping people don't notice. Cause this is some straight up bull ....
 

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With this much demand one would think Ford would move heaven and earth to advance the delivery dates rather than push it back. if I ran a company that was 155 billion dollars in debt I would want to cash in ASAP on the demand for a new product.
Are you willing to deal with quality issues in order to move your product at the cost of owner loyalty and future sales? Are your suppliers ready to handle your demands ahead of schedule? Is there a logistics plan in place to store and move these vehicles ahead of schedule? Are your special tools that are required to work on these new products ready for production? Is your product training ready? Is your tire supplier stocked up enough to send tires for production? Is your suspension component supplier up and running? Is the Borg Warner plant that was hit by a tornado and nearly wiped out - the company that produces 4 wheel drive systems for many manufacturers - Up and running at a capacity where they can supply you with the systems needed to operate? Is your convertible top supplier ready to handle a 20% increase in production? Has your brake pad supplier agreed to send you 20% more pads?

I mean it sounds easy, but it’s not. I don’t know the current status of the Borg Warner plant, but if they’re supplying the 4 wheel drive components, maybe this has something to do with it.
 

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Carmaker, who has been MIA also mentioned this might happen. When I saw that and looked at the timeline it was pretty clear it was inevitable.
 
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Things are getting real now and real in this thread. Not a lot of happy future owners with this. I really hope a lot of the not so serious people bow out and choose something else.

Don't think the 2 door will have the extreme delay of the 4 door model, but I am hoping to not get delivery until next summer.

Really hope many of you guys can get early delivery who reserved during the first day or two. I just reserved this week.

Reservations may be well over 50,000 which is absolutely unbelievable! :oops:
 

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The only thing that gets built that fast around here is yet another subdivision. The Tesla plant is actually gonna be out closer to me in the middle of nowhere. We’ve have supposedly been “getting” an HEB out here for almost 5 years now. It’s still a flat field...

Edit: And the “construction” on the Tesla plant just started this past weekend. At least according to Elon.


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Are you willing to deal with quality issues in order to move your product at the cost of owner loyalty and future sales? Are your suppliers ready to handle your demands ahead of schedule? Is there a logistics plan in place to store and move these vehicles ahead of schedule? Are your special tools that are required to work on these new products ready for production? Is your product training ready? Is your tire supplier stocked up enough to send tires for production? Is your suspension component supplier up and running? Is the Borg Warner plant that was hit by a tornado and nearly wiped out - the company that produces 4 wheel drive systems for many manufacturers - Up and running at a capacity where they can supply you with the systems needed to operate? Is your convertible top supplier ready to handle a 20% increase in production? Has your brake pad supplier agreed to send you 20% more pads?

I mean it sounds easy, but it’s not. I don’t know the current status of the Borg Warner plant, but if they’re supplying the 4 wheel drive components, maybe this has something to do with it.
Dude! Hold on a bit man. Customers don't care about the details within your logic. If you're Ford, all of that crap is your problem to figure out. A ton of guys who earn well over $500K a year run variables and procurement on all of this every day.

If you're not ready to release your product, then don't release your product. However, even after posturing for 4 long ass years, Ford finally did show us what they've got and what they've got is an absolute world beater.

This may be the biggest vehicle release in the last 30 years and that says a lot. Ford can't fuck this up! The literal future of the company depends on it. So don't rain on all of these customers. These guys here on this forum are full of passion, many are enthusiasts and are the best customers to have. Not because you can sell them a car; that's a transaction. But many of us will buy or build out this Bronco in ways and do things with them that will basically be marketing rolling down the street, which will lead to even more sales and new potential customers fight to be like and look like many of the guys on this forum.

Everyone here has a right to be pissed, and I'll tell you this, Ford better be wise to listen. We don't care what they have to do, how hard the job is, what the challenges are; whatever! All we care about is that Ford delivers on what they've teased for far too long.

If guys want to vent tonight, let us vent.
 

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Why not start the ordering right know getting ahead of schedule. Is a better plan to start production right away. Not all reservations end up in orders. Probably at this pace they are going to start shipping them by 2022.
I personally think 70% will convert, 10% will back out before the vehicle hits. So 60% will take delivery. I might be a little more optimistic than most actually.
 

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I wonder how this impacts the "late addition" color of velocity blue. Does that date push back too or will that make it available with the initial deliveries?
Read up on Job#1 and Job#2. Late availability is nothing new. Happens every year.
 

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