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"The Tesla factory is building your Model S"

How sweet it is... My Tesla status has changed from "...sourcing parts..." to above subject wording, with late September delivery instead of end of September...

My wife is right: I am obsessed!

I have read prior discussion warnings on dates, but I am choosing to be optimistic and feeling good about driving ride of my life this month... Just hope my DS will contact me soon...

VIN 21149 order confirmed August 25...

dramingly | September 3, 2013

Mine just changed today also.
My wife also thinks I'm obsessed!

Tslagrl | September 3, 2013

- still sourcing parts for mine, and I'm also due end of Sept. Is it normal to be obsessively checking every day to see if the status has changed ?!?

Neech | September 3, 2013

If you only check your status once per day, that is abnormal :)
The closer to delivery you get you will be checking many times per day and checking the phone app to see if the car responds. Enjoy the anticipation of your new Model S.

TMCproud | September 3, 2013

No not normal but then again nothing normal about this car and customer experience..!

And I'm not even a social media kind of person to start with...

:-)

dramingly | September 3, 2013

The phone app works before you have your car?

TMCproud | September 3, 2013

Phone app accnt created but mine not working yet. Also checking this daily... :-)

Anonymous | September 3, 2013

The phone app won't work until about an hour after you pick up your car. Tesla has to enable it.

p1SL | September 3, 2013

@hanleym14 is this a performance or standard S? I confirmed a standard around same time - given 9/30 date. Still sourcing. Hoping you will tell me yours is standard. Throw me a bone.

slorojo | September 3, 2013

Yeah just as another data point, I am picking my car up tomorrow form the factory. I have confirmed my car is completely built and waiting for me, but the phone app still says I have no vehicle linked to my account. Guessing maybe its different if it goes out on a truck vs. factory pickup? Some people seem to have luck with their app picking up their cars - but I sure haven't.

RZippel | September 3, 2013

Checking the status once a day is normal, because I am normal, right?

Just a moment, that doesn't sound normal ;-) And I refresh that screen more than once a day. So I am "extranormal". I hope. Or?

What the hell, just get my car over the pond soon please TM...

dramingly | September 3, 2013

p1SL,
Mine is a standard. Tentative delivery (and payment!) date 9/28. My status just changed today.

portia | September 3, 2013

you need to enable "Remote App" from the car before the phone app will talk to it. It's one of the settings.

TMCproud | September 3, 2013

Hey p1SL,

Mine is performance; will advise as I get updates. Has your Delivery Specialist contacted you yet?

MH

Renegade | September 3, 2013

My status just changed today also, VIN 18314 and I confirmed 7/28!

Wish mine went into production a week after confirming it...

get_amped | September 3, 2013

I confirmed on 8/9. Mine is a 60. Delivery scheduled for 9/19. Still sourcing...VIN20039
Received MVPA from my DS last Friday. I'm thinking about applying for financing this week.

earlyretirement | September 3, 2013

Funny. My wife thought I was nuts as well. I'd constantly check before I got mine.

She also thought I was totally nuts when I spent about $400 on Amazon.com ordering tons of cleaning products, sprays, waxes, electric blower (to dry the car), towels, etc.

Keep in mind I haven't washed my own car since maybe high school. Well, she isn't laughing anymore. She is happy. I washed my car the other day and I also washed hers and waxed it.

She is a VERY happy camper now that I have the Tesla as her car is now getting some love as well.

TMCproud | September 3, 2013

earlyretirement,

The car wash and wife bitnis sounding like where I may be heading, with the bonus that my 6 & 9'yr old daughters will likely love helping Dad wash the car.

Only gadget I ordered so far is to attach to key fob as it sounds like leaving as is or attaching to traditional key rings are both so so options... 12$ purchase... :-)

MH

pilotSteve | September 3, 2013

Love to see those high VIN numbers..... over 21,000 and increasing.

I'm under 1000 and happy too :-)

earlyretirement | September 3, 2013

@hanleym14,

I ordered two of these key fob holders and they are pretty good.

http://www.abstractocean.com

Got them super fast.

Some extra batteries for the key fobs: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002DSVS8/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?i...

And this is a great USB that is super tiny and you can fit your entire music collection on. It's so small you can barely see it in the car. Really great.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00C6GLF78/ref=oh_details_o08_s00_i02?i...

Yep, my kids like helping out to clean the car as well. Be careful with the 6 year old. The paint is super soft on it I've noticed so you have to be careful. I think I'm going to have the car wrapped in XPEL. Definitely the hood and the bumper in the back where the kids get in and out.

p1SL | September 3, 2013

@hanley
My DS contacted me 8/24, I think the same day as I confirmed (and initial order). Still sourcing no matter how many times I refresh the page.
@dramingly when did you confirm?

Unclbeny | September 3, 2013

I'm probably checking it 3 or 4 times a day. My wife thinks i'm nuts too.
I'm looking at a delivery date of 10/10/13 at 10am..
My VIN is 20935

TMCproud | September 3, 2013

@earlyretirement : thanks for the suggestions and links; much appreciated!

Brian H | September 3, 2013

hanleym;
"late September delivery instead of end of September." Say what? Is there a distinction? ;)

TMCproud | September 3, 2013

@Brian H : am trying to convince myself it means that instead of about Sept 30 (end), maybe "late Sept" means a few days before that....that is how desperate I am to get my new baby :-)

ironmikeii | September 3, 2013

My dashboard says Late August. Looks like tomorrow, so I'll take it :-)

I hope everyone gets their cars early!

lawsteve | September 3, 2013

My wife commented that she was tired of hearing the word "Tesla." I told her it actually is an automotive code word for "I love you."

Last night before bed she kissed me and said "Tesla" ..............

talbryn | September 3, 2013

Glad to know that I'm more or less normal. I've been checking four or five times a day. I ordered a week ago and mine says "sourcing parts" with a delivery in "September".

Mine is an 85kwh in screaming Tesla red with most of the options.
My only defense, if I need one, is that I am 71 yrs old and this may be my last new car. Might as well make it a real experience!

Brian H | September 3, 2013

Now for a screaming red-head for the passenger seat, and you'll be all set!

elguapo | September 3, 2013

I checked my status about 20 times a day for months - so I guess that's abnormal? Anyway, enjoy the anticipation and know that it is everything you think it will be.

dramingly | September 3, 2013

P1SL, I think I placed initial order on 8/4, "forgot" to cancel, so was confirmed on 8/17.

Brian H | September 4, 2013

Twice an hour? Slacker.

talbryn | September 4, 2013

If I put a screaming red head in the passenger seat, my wife would be screaming. Besides, she wants to drive it too and she would find a way to get even.

kawdennis | September 4, 2013

when I log onto my Dashboard it says---Factory now Building your model S Pick up at Fremont factory Sept 19th 11am

burky33 | September 4, 2013

I've been checking my status everyday and getting close to delivery date of 9/7.. My status switched to "Building Your Model S" on 8/21.. I got fired up thinking that I might get it early, but it's not going to happen. They took my cash payment on 8/30 and I got excited again, thinking it must be off the line and on it's way. I called my DS yesterday to ask if my assumptions were correct. He told me that my car was at the "End of the Line". Then told me that it will probably start transit (Dallas,Tx) on 9/4 and will be in Dallas at 2pm on Sept. 7th... He also told me that they can track each car while it's in transit and he would give me updates, just in case it's early. I think they have these dates nailed down pretty good. I'm expecting to get it on Saturday 9/7. One problem, I'm going to be out of town at a college football game on Saturday, so I thought I would have to wait until Monday. To my surprise, my DS told me to call him anytime on Sunday and he would meet me at the service center. Pretty cool..

Brian H | September 4, 2013

Won't he bring it to the football game? ;)

amish.bhatia | September 11, 2013

Mine has started building :) :) :)

LV2SF99999 | September 11, 2013

YAY! That's awesome! How long from Confirmed to build start?

And when is your bundle of joy expected?

amish.bhatia | September 11, 2013

I confirmed 8/19 -- made so many changes (Color, Battery Size, AS -- all because i'm on the old pricing scheme, figured wth just take advantage and don't skimp on the $$). Expected late september -- no date on the site, but very excited is an understatement :)

dramingly | September 11, 2013

Whoa! I just checked, after several days of not checking and it says...

Production complete! Delivery was slated for 9/28. Should I try to move it up? I haven't even decided whether to finance it yet. I've tried to be cool about it, but now I'm flipping out!

burky33 | September 11, 2013

UPDATED FROM MESSAGE BELOW...................PICKED UP IN DALLAS on 9/10/13.. Vin# 18311
I've been checking my status everyday and getting close to delivery date of 9/7.. My status switched to "Building Your Model S" on 8/21.. I got fired up thinking that I might get it early, but it's not going to happen. They took my cash payment on 8/30 and I got excited again, thinking it must be off the line and on it's way. I called my DS yesterday to ask if my assumptions were correct. He told me that my car was at the "End of the Line". Then told me that it will probably start transit (Dallas,Tx) on 9/4 and will be in Dallas at 2pm on Sept. 7th... He also told me that they can track each car while it's in transit and he would give me updates, just in case it's early. I think they have these dates nailed down pretty good. I'm expecting to get it on Saturday 9/7. One problem, I'm going to be out of town at a college football game on Saturday, so I thought I would have to wait until Monday. To my surprise, my DS told me to call him anytime on Sunday and he would meet me at the service center. Pretty cool..

ScottV | September 11, 2013

@dramingly - Me too! 9/11 - Production Complete - Being prepared to ship. (VIN 20575). Our cars are currently sitting in the lot together waiting for transport. My appointment was scheduled for 9/27 .... flipping out on expectation and trying to remain cool is impossible.

Christmas is September. =D

TMCproud | September 11, 2013

My status also changed today to Production Complete; Preparing for pick-up or delivery. My scheduled date to pick up at Montreal service center is Sept 20, less than one month after order confirmation Aug 25... I feel very fortunate.

Brian H | September 12, 2013

burky;
Hmph! Prob'ly looking for an excuse to bill Tesla for double overtime. >8-p

;)

Moonlightmile | September 12, 2013

Mine went to production today......

So excited...

Still shows 9/20 pickup................

Thomas N. | September 12, 2013

Mine was In Production for most of the four weekdays this week. Went back into Sourcing Parts this morning at some point.

Ironically I was called today and my pick-up date has been moved from the 20th to the 18th.

Go figure!

radsvision | September 12, 2013

Mine is scheduled for Sept 28 in LA. DS said chance of getting earlier but still showing "sourcing parts". Paperwork/deposit, financing are all done. This production tracking update in MyTesla needs to be better.

dramingly | September 12, 2013

Seems kind of random. Hopefully, once it says "production complete," it can't go backwards again.

Fordy | September 12, 2013

Mine is due on Sep. 28...the days are passing like kidney stones....

dramingly | September 12, 2013

I still haven't gotten my final bill. When do we pay? At pickup? In another thread, someone said they had to pay before their car was shipped.

amish.bhatia | September 12, 2013

Does tesla accept temporary checks?

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