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Old 10-17-2008, 05:10 PM   #52
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Check the thread on the 6 digit order number I just tried to explain the order process there.
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Old 10-17-2008, 05:45 PM   #53
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These are for "SOLD ORDERS". Can a dealer be shady? Yes. He can enter orders under employee names, etc. and bring a car in for the lot. One would HOPE that they are doing this with unsold allocation left over, and not pushing people back past their "estimated" allocation. I guess you'll know if you see a Camaro on the lot before your car comes in. And GM has some checks and balances in place.....but they won't catch or stop everyone that tries.

Why? To put a car on the lot for $5k or whatever over sticker. It can be done...so know your dealer. If it is a forum dealership - such as ours, it is a bad mistake...Forums can make you, and they can break you as well! I plan on being here past this allocation, and I can only get better!
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Old 10-17-2008, 05:47 PM   #54
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Old 10-17-2008, 05:50 PM   #55
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NO. Unfortunately NOT true. While the dealers are taking our orders based on initial allocation, remember that the actual orders are not being "dropped" to the factory until December. At that time, the dealer CAN ORDER HIS OWN FIRST. If you are number one at this point and the dealer decides in December to order four for his lot, he has every right to move you to number five. Sucks; but someone correct me if I'm wrong- I'm 99% sure on this.
The orders are in GM's system. This allocation TO MY KNOWLEDGE was for sold orders, not the lot.....but see my previous post /\
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Old 10-17-2008, 05:53 PM   #56
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Old 10-17-2008, 05:59 PM   #57
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The orders are in GM's system. This allocation TO MY KNOWLEDGE was for sold orders, not the lot.....but see my previous post /\
So, let's say you have an allocation of 6, and 6 people pre-ordered and have their confirmation numbers. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but you could, at any time move the priority order of those 6 around prior to the December "whatever" date, correct?
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:13 PM   #58
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So, let's say you have an allocation of 6, and 6 people pre-ordered and have their confirmation numbers. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but you could, at any time move the priority order of those 6 around prior to the December "whatever" date, correct?
It could be possible.
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:16 PM   #59
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It could be possible.
Which leads itself to the question of, "What date are dealers going to be able to access the system to order stock for themselves?" I'm going to assume it'll be prior to this magical December 15th date?
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:18 PM   #60
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Codes ???

I know what the BAC is, but what is the BFC ?
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:20 PM   #61
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No it's on the order confirmation sheet.

BAC: 123456 BFC: 1 Name: <dealer name>
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:27 PM   #63
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No it's on the order confirmation sheet.

BAC: 123456 BFC: 1 Name: <dealer name>
Good question. Didn't really pay any attention to it on mine...

It's also on the Charge-to and Ship-to lines... (even though there's also Charge/Ship to BAC next to it).
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TRM - What is your BFC number?
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:31 PM   #65
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:33 PM   #66
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So is mine, must not really mean anything unless your dealer told you that you are the 1st order.
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:35 PM   #67
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I figure that if the number published (3000) orders for Mon-Wed is accurate and we already know that dealers were having issues with the online system, my guess is we end the week closer to 10,000.
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:40 PM   #68
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So is mine, must not really mean anything unless your dealer told you that you are the 1st order.
Actually, the priority number in the bottom right corner will tell you in what order your order was placed. I know I was the first to order at my dealer and mine does say, "Priority: 1". The guy that ordered after me at my dealer is floating around these websites too and his says, "Priority: 2".
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