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Old 08-04-2015, 05:35 PM   #41
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Old 08-05-2015, 03:49 PM   #42
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Just plan on 6 to 8 weeks for your RV to be delivered. We ordered our Forester on March 7th. It came off the build line on March 13th. With painting and getting it scheduled for a driver to get it to the dealer in California it wasn't until the second week in May before we took ownership. It's not a fast delivery process and the timeline for warranty repairs can take just as long.
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Old 08-05-2015, 04:03 PM   #43
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Stickers...your coach was ordered and built in 1 week?
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Old 08-05-2015, 07:44 PM   #44
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The Forester we wanted was a generic build that was in process and we we're able to take over the build and still get the customizations we wanted. Normally, a person would not be able to get their order into the system that quickly. Even with this ordering quirk it took us over 8 weeks to have it delivered.
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Old 08-05-2015, 08:09 PM   #45
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We ordered our Forester on March 30th and it arrived in Utah June 15th. One thing I would like to tell people is that your GPS 30 day free software update starts from the date it is first used. And I would think that most dates on new units are from the first day they leave the factory because the people hired to deliver them to the dealerships use them right away. When I registered mine with Naviextras, I could see the date that it left the factory (June 11th) and then it took another 3 weeks after the PDI at the dealership to get it home. (That's another story) Needless to say, we missed the window to get the free update. So update your GPS software as soon as you get your unit, and hopefully you will get the latest mapping software without having to pay for it. The mapping software on our unit was already 3 years out of date.
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Old 08-06-2015, 12:11 AM   #46
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Nav Radio

So Ben, my dealer is going to call me the moment it arrives so I can come in and check it out. At that time, is there a way to take the memory card out and register and update it. Maybe the dealer do it, how long does it take? Like I mentioned before, I have an Apple iMac without the windows operating system. However, I have an obsolete HP Notebook mini that has outdated XP on it. If I use the memory card adapter and stick it in the slot, perhaps I can have it directly update it. There is little to no memory open on it.
As for delivery, 8-10 weeks that the dealer told me is out of the question. I am expecting 12-14 weeks and have a buyer for my Winnebago anxiously waiting.
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Old 08-06-2015, 01:06 AM   #47
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Sage, I'll get back to you tomorrow when I'm back on my computer. Just browsing the forum on my phone right now.
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Sage, hopefully you have a friend that may have newer pc running Windows 7 or later you can use for this. If not, you might be able to do it on your older pc. It needs to have an SD slot of course. Then go to https://www.naviextras.com and click on free updates and register your unit, etc. You will have to download Naviextras toolbox. There should be a link to do that on one of their webpages. Insert your SD adapter card with the micro sd card from you radio, then run the Naviextra toolbox program. Click on device to make sure it loaded the proper radio, then click on maps and see what updates you can get for free. Hope you can get it to work.

PS: Took me about 15 minutes or so.
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Old 08-18-2015, 02:10 PM   #49
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Need another progress report on my ordered Forester

The folks that are buying my 03 Winnebago just sold their pop-up and want to know when they can get my Winnebago. We have trips coming up that were planned 5-6 months ago with friends and family and don't want to miss out for lack of a MH. Last we heard from salesman was coming off line sometime during the first week in September. It's been 9 weeks since ordering. Wish I had a better update on when I might get it like which week in September. Anyone know exactly how long it takes to build, regular paint and travel to LA, CAlif?
So much for the 8-10 weeks I was told when ordering.
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Old 08-18-2015, 02:25 PM   #50
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There is no guaranteed delivery date. I don't care what the Salesman might tell you. I would recommend you call the Forest River Factory direct and find out the status of your RV. I called the factory on mine when delivery was slow. Found out there was a problem that people weren't following up on and my call expedited things along. We got our Forester RV in about 9 weeks and we live in So Calif. Don't trust the Salesman. Followup with the Factory yourself. Hopefully you have your RV build info so the Factory Rep can locate your unit and get you the info you need.
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