Finally, the wait is over, and I recently picked up my new F-450 from West Coast Ford, after a wait of 8 months, 8 days and about 22 hrs, but who’s counting. Picked her up from the dealer a couple of weeks ago, but couldn’t get her in to the detail shop for the first wax & shine, so these are the first photos.
After the long wait for the scheduling and build, the shipping phase was short, taking only 15 days, when the average to the West Coast is 23 days. I had the rail car number, so was checking the automated system daily, which had her stuck in Chicago for over 1 week. I checked the system, which stated she was still in Chicago, then an hour later the Sales Manager called to advise the truck was on the lot.Continue reading