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Mine and several others orders went from a TPW of 8/25 to 9/29 this week, it appears the common items on our orders are WA8 and R8C, would either of these options cause this or is there another reason?
 

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This will be a very interesting thread to watch.
 

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I know different dates and I don't mean to hijack the thread but my TPW of 8/11 was moved to 9/1 last week. Had 8/11 for a couple weeks prior. I have none of those options you listed. In fact I'm buying a pretty bare shark gray stingray. The color was picked up when it was on 5% constraint and the dealer suspects that is the reason but that's just a guess. Hopefully he can figure it out. I don't understand right now why they'd give you an earlier TPW then slip it 5 weeks. There has to be a good reason because I would think they have this process down. We don't slip our deliveries (airdrops) in the military 5 minutes.....let alone 5 weeks. Hope they don't slide any more.


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Mine and several others orders went from a TPW of 8/25 to 9/29 this week, it appears the common items on our orders are WA8 and RC8, would either of these options cause this or is there another reason?
Not seeing option code, "RC8." Did you mean "R8C," Museum Delivery, and if so, that is not the reason for the TPW change, for Museum Deliveries of 2015's are starting on September 2nd.
 

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my tpw is 8-11 according to Will from customer care and dealership last night. hope my tpw doesn't slip. Wa8 is not an option on mine, in case you didn't know wa8 stands for wait.
 

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Not seeing option code, "RC8." Did you mean "R8C," Museum Delivery, and if so, that is not the reason for the TPW change, for Museum Deliveries of 2015's are starting on September 2nd.
Yes, I meant to type R8C Museum Delivery, thanks for catching that. I did not think that would have anything to do with the delay. It appears that WA8 is the reason.
 

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my tpw is 8-11 according to Will from customer care and dealership last night. hope my tpw doesn't slip. Wa8 is not an option on mine, in case you didn't know wa8 stands for wait.
That is funny and sad at the same time, but I know it now. It appears those with the WA8 will indeed be waiting.
 

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Wa8 is not wait, its the paint protection option.
He was making a joke. Wa8... Wuh AAay Eight.. Wuh Aay Ate... Wuh-ay-ate.. Wa-ate... Wate... Wait.

They sound the same if you draw it out, and then put it all back together.

Kinda funny if the WA8 option is indeed delayed, thereby causing people to have to "wait" on their orders to get filled.
 

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He was making a joke. Wa8... Wuh AAay Eight.. Wuh Aay Ate... Wuh-ay-ate.. Wa-ate... Wate... Wait.

They sound the same if you draw it out, and then put it all back together.

Kinda funny if the WA8 option is indeed delayed, thereby causing people to have to "wait" on their orders to get filled.
I thought it was funny also even though I'm one of those waiting for it. I'm just hoping it does not get pushed out any farther!!
 

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It might have nothing to do with those specialty options. What else do you all who have been pushed back have in common? Z51, Painted Roof, A8? For example, it looks like they have a shortage of color matching coupe roofs that weren't in the first week's constraint, that may be what's pushing you back. They could also be having calibration issues with the A8? We really don't know but getting a more concise list of what you ordered may point out some similarities.
 

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The car was ordered with Z51, 7sp manual, 2lt, fe4, io6, j6f, ttv, wa8, r8c, eyt, c2z q7t. But the selling dealer believes its the wa8 which has created the delay.
 

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If it is indeed the WA8 (film protection) that's pushing things back that would kind of shoot a hole in the idea that this will be a dealer installed option. I doubt they would delay delivery if all they needed to do was ship the film to the dealer once it's ready. But hey, it's all a guess at this point.
 

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I have never believed it to be a dealer-installed option. It is easier to train a few people in the factory than to train/trust a thousand across the country - and GM have to eat warranty costs for multiple replacements when the local film installations end up having problems.

At any rate, we will soon know for sure after some 2015 deliveries start.
 

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I'm new to this whole process and never ordered a car before but why all the mystery behind delays.....why wouldn't GM inform the dealers about these issues? Just curious. There's codes for each step in the ordering process. I would figure there'd be codes for each delay as well.

Don't get me wrong though......very exciting times!
 

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I'm new to this whole process and never ordered a car before but why all the mystery behind delays.....why wouldn't GM inform the dealers about these issues? Just curious. There's codes for each step in the ordering process. I would figure there'd be codes for each delay as well.

Don't get me wrong though......very exciting times!
Delays can occur for a myriad of reasons ranging from a parts shortage, batch problem, QC, etc. Production week dates are provided as tentative for this very reason. Post actual production has the possibility of many types of delays as well including the discovery of a batch problem, failure of one or more of the final QC checks, logistics issues, etc. GM does produce weekly notifications of temporary holds related to parts, and notification on larger QC holds as they did in the start of the 2014 Stingrays with the Nashville 'quarantine" QC. Even after a car has been in shipping or reached a dealer it can be put on a QC hold if an issue has shown up in a specific batch impacting that car. This is also why all NCM deliveries go through a mandatory approximate 10 day QC hold after moving from the plant to the museum. It allows for batch related QC issues to surface and be repaired before releasing the car.
 
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