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Newbie - Got A Fast Build Date!

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Belfin, May 4, 2013.

  1. Belfin

    Belfin Active Member

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    Hi Everyone,

    I’ve been on this site for a week or so, but thought I’d better say hello.

    I ordered my new car (details below) on April 14[SUP]th[/SUP](week 15?) and thought I’d be in for the usual long wait. However, I called local Audi Dealer yesterday afternoon hoping to add the Hill Hold Assist option to my order, as I thought there would be no problem since I’d only ordered my car three weeks ago.

    He checked my order and told me my build week should be about week 25, but adding to my order shouldn’t be a problem. This was a lot sooner than I expected after reading the posts on here – I wasn’t expecting it for months. The dealer said he would call me back once he had done whatever he needed to do to amend the order.

    When he called me back he told me the build week was now looking like week 22, but the addition to the order may put it back a week or two. That’s ‘order’ to ‘build’ in seven to nine weeks!

    There seems to be a lot of inconsistency with who gets what and when. My car does seem pretty simple compared to some of the beautiful examples we see on here, maybe that’s why mine is so relatively quick?

    Cheers, Paul.

    Audi A3 2.0 TDI S Line
    Daytona grey
    Comfort pack
    Light and rain sensor pack
    Audi sound system
    Heated front seats
    Panoramic glass sunroof
    Sat Nav – SD card based
    Hill hold assist
     
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  3. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR
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    Welcome to audi-sport.net Paul. Time will fly in and you will soon be enjoying the car. In the meantime, enjoy the forum. :) x
     
  4. squiretolley

    squiretolley Active Member

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    I ordered mine 10th Feb, picked it up 11th April!
     
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    Ordered mine back in September and collected it Tuesday just gone. Time will fly and the wait will be worth it. :arco:
     
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    Well done and Hello....very jealous. I ordered week 12 and have been given build week 27 and less spec than you! Sound like you have a very good dealer.....
     
  7. markjames

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    Did you order manual or S Tronic?
     
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  8. Belfin

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    Squiretolley – your order to delivery was quicker than mine (if it arrives on time) – thought I’d be waiting months and months at this stage of the order book!

    SuffolkAudiMan – The dealer I’m using does seem to be a switched-on bloke. Not flash or full of bull**** promises of fast deliveries etc, which is one of the reasons I chose his dealership over another local one.

    Markjames – dunno if you’re asking me or other posters above, but mine is manual.

    Cheers, Paul.

    Audi A3 2.0 TDI S Line
    Daytona grey
    Comfort pack
    Light and rain sensor pack
    Audi sound system
    Heated front seats
    Panoramic glass sunroof
    Sat Nav – SD card based
    Hill hold assist
     
  9. Belfin

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    It's week 22! Not heard anything to the contrary, so assuming my car is being built this week. I'm like a big kid - I can't wait!
     
  10. Belfin

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    My build week was meant to have been last week, just had email from dealership saying my car is almost in UK, when do I want it?! I'm so excited (despite my mrs constantly rolling her eyes every time I mention my new car!)
     
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  11. markjames

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    Unreal - you have been so lucky with build date. Seems there are a lot of people on here that are going to push 5-6 months :sadlike:!

    And I am having a similar problem with the Mrs.... they will just have to put up with it ;)
     
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    excellent news, I am experiencing similar behaviour from my wife, she'll just have to learn the car comes first. (Brave words !!)

    mark
     
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  13. Belfin

    Belfin Active Member

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    VERY brave words!:scared2:
     
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    I take it your wife doesn't visit this forum much Mark?
     
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  15. Quarz

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    I'm 3 months away... and I've apparently "pissed" my GF off, so much that she actually bought a 1:18 model of the 8V and said..... here's your "car" now stop pestering me :happy:

    True love... even tho I WANT MY F***** CAR!

    Can't wait to see some pics of it Belfin
     
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    I want one of those, can you find out where she got it from, Fathers day coming up and still time to leave a subtle hint or two
     
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    no chance and ill make sure I clear the history on the iPad just in case. Lol

    mark
     
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    You guys are making me laugh. Women are harmless you know (well most of the time) lol. :) x
     
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    Lol, I know the feeling.

    My wife has resorted to eye rolling at the mere mention of audi and forum in the same sentence.
     
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    +1 with eyes rolling at me whilst I hit the post reply button :))
     
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    Lmao @ you guys. :) x
     
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    my wife knows nothing of my secret 'Audi-Sport' life.

    Mark
     
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  24. hittchy

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    Aren't we all so sad, spending all this time on cars. If she asks what you're doing, just tell her you're looking at cross-dressing websites or porn... just to avoid embarrassment. :whip:
     
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    i do say things like that but she never believes me, result. Lol
     
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  26. Belfin

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    Yesterday I was told my car was almost in the UK, then later in the afternoon I had another email with list of reg numbers to choose from! Emailed my choice back to dealer at about 3.30ish.

    This morning I get all the new registration paperwork in the post for me to check, sign and return.

    Dunno if dealership is just super efficient, or they want rid of me quick - I've not pestered them once and I don't think I smell!

    cheers, Paul.
     
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    That's pretty good Belfin. You'll be picking the car up before you know it.
     
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    I've had to tell them I can't have it until the 20th of this month at the earliest.
     
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    brilliant news Paul, dealer tried to input my personal reg no onto the order this morning but it would not except it, he basically said its in limbo land at the moment. Probably not cleared customs etc.

    Mark
     
  30. Belfin

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    Phone call today - I collect my car on the 24th! :yahoo:
     
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    Good news, let the countdown begin!
     
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    I noticed above that some people have listed in their car builds comfort pack and light and rain sensor pack. Am I missing something?
    I thought the comfort pack including amongst other things the light and rain sensor pack. Have I made a mistake, and not getting what I thought I was? Someone please clarify. Thanks
     
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    Don't worry. It's included in the comfort pack.
     
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    You're welcome!
     

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