Friday build woes. My Bronco delivered with unpainted tailgate and fuel door

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Took delivery yesterday and found an unpainted tailgate and fuel door. My sales guy said it's a new one on him, but he's seen some glaring mistakes before. He did enjoy having a story to perpetuate the Friday QC mythology.

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The fuel door… ok I could see how that happens. The tailgate? Lol. At least you seem to have a good attitude about it and I’m sure it’ll be fixed!
 

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I'd see if you could could spin this in your favor and get them to LineX it for free. Bare paint isn't the best for a cargo area anyway.
 
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I'd see if you could could spin this in your favor and get them to LineX it for free. Bare paint isn't the best for a cargo area anyway.
That's definitely not a bad idea. I was thinking of having them do the the mirror caps and beauty rings in AMB, but this might be a better ask.
 

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Ridiculous oversight by manufacturing. WTF. Appalled at the growing list of issues.
 

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Trying to stay positive about all these issues. Things happen and products and companies cannot hide imperfections these days. This is not a good sign for QC at all…. I mean you just have to open a door and stick your head inside to see it. OP I hope Ford hooks you up!
 

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Money saving situation, you weren't suppose to notice. :)

Seriously, that is quite sad. I mean, someone had to install the tailgate. One would think it would have been caught at that point.

BTW, I do like TD's idea to LineX the thing.
 

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That is a big oversight. I wonder how this physically happens, since the painting is automated.
 

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Ridiculous oversight by manufacturing. WTF. Appalled at the growing list of issues.
I couldn't agree more. It has me re-thinking my order. Do I wait a year to get it and take the risk of poor quality? I don't know, I'll have to decide that soon. Every growing issue I hear about makes me less and less inclined to throw my money at a product that obviously isn't ready for prime time.
 
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