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The only way you will DEFINITELY have a Raptor is to buy the one on the lot. That was my experience. Bought one in March, but still waiting for an October 21 order to be built. It was reordered as a 23 in September.
 

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So, do i wait for my 23 ive ordered or just suck it up and buy the one locally, hopefully at MSRP but a few bucks more and probably at a higher interest rate that will be closer to 5% through my credit union?
It depends. do you have an order, or, do you have an order, confirmed allocation, got the DORA, have a VIN with a status?

The former means nothing. The latter means, your truck might get built or might not.

The only way you will DEFINITELY have a Raptor is to buy the one on the lot. That was my experience. Bought one in March, but still waiting for an October 21 order to be built. It was reordered as a 23 in September.

Exactly. The ordering games for a Raptor are several levels below ridiculous, bordering on outright stupid. You literally stand just as good of a chance with prayer.

That said, don’t overpay, especially in this economic climate.
 

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If you decide to keep your order, I'd be interested in the one that the dealer has coming in. Would you mind DM'ing me the dealers info?
 

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Right now yr speculating. Find out what the one at the dealer is best price out the door w/ financing . Tell
Him you have one on order so if its a shit deal, you walk. Simple as. Its still not a good time to buy a truck. Prices will come down a lot by next April. Adm’s will likely be gone. The difference between 1.9% apr vs 5% is like 160 a month over the entire loan fyi…
If the rates drop, you can just refinance. If they go up, consider your rate good timing. That’s my thought on it
 

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get it now unless you have the vin assigned and build date. otherwise your order is useless. I have a 22 ordered still from dec of 21'. I never got a vin, build date and it was never pushed to a 23 order. found a 21' on a lot in January and never looked back. my order obviously never was allocated because it wasn't even pushed to a 23'. basically the old saying. "a bird in the hand is better than two in the bush". holds true for the raptor order process. I got lucky finding it but paid more then msrp for the 21' but if I got a 23' now at msrp id be paying more for the new one same specs due to the price increases, interest rates etc, getting more for my 18' rap trade in,etc. biggest thing is I have it and am happy.
 
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Well, the dealership with the instock truck decided to play all sorts of games. So i told them to pound sand if it wasnt available at MSRP. Coincidentally, my local dealer who turned me on to the in-stock truck at another dealership might have a 23 avalanche non-37pp available at MSRP from a buyer backing out. I kept going back and forth on a 37pp or not and i think for more every day driving the 35 will be a better option knowing i can always add 37 OEMs at any point in time and level the truck out. Ill know tomorrow. Fingers crossed!

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Well, the dealership with the instock truck decided to play all sorts of games. So i told them to pound sand if it wasnt available at MSRP. Coincidentally, my local dealer who turned me on to the in-stock truck at another dealership might have a 23 avalanche non-37pp available at MSRP from a buyer backing out. I kept going back and forth on a 37pp or not and i think for more every day driving the 35 will be a better option knowing i can always add 37 OEMs at any point in time and level the truck out. Ill know tomorrow. Fingers crossed!

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Hope it works out for you and don’t sweat the 37. For daily driving you can’t go wrong with the 35. Icing on the cake would be if the 37 wheels were an option for the 35 truck.
 
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