2021 Limited Smoked Quartz 4X4 (Get ready for picture overload!)

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I took delivery of my 2021 F-150 Limited 4x4 (Build number 0363) in Smoked Quartz yesterday after about three and a half months of waiting. She's a beauty. It's been a great 24 hours and everyone at the office, my neighbors, and especially my family can't believe how nice this truck is. It is definitely a far different beast that my dad's 1993 F-150 Standard Cab Longbed 4x4 that I grew up ridding in as a kid (Although I loved that truck alot and wish I still had that in the stable!)

So a few details on the order/build/delivery process for mine:

This is the "third" type of order that hasn't gotten much press over the last few months on the forum. It is a Fleet order, not a dealer stock or retail order. It is similar to a dealer stock in that it can be scheduled before OKTB, but because of the options, it didn't get scheduled until build wee 46 I believe it was (I went back when we finally got the build date and compared it to Bob's weekly updates and that was the first week that all options were available for my build)

I work for a construction company and we buy a dozen to two dozen trucks a year (mix of Fords and GM's) so we get them through a fleet program, not a dealership. We spent about a month watching the build information come through in August and early September, reading all the news we could find (this website being our #1 source...thanks everybody!) and once build and price went live we finalized the option list and sent it in for ordering.

Here is the timeline from order to delivery:
  • 9/22/2020- We ordered the truck through our Fleet partner (Enterprise)
  • 9/30/2020- Date Ford Received the Order
  • 12/18/2020- Production Date
  • 12/29/2020- Ship Date
  • 1/5/2021- Date the truck arrived on the train and was offloaded and waiting delivery to the dealer (Probably around noon because someone canceled my activation request in the MyFordPass app then :oops:)
  • 1/6/2021- Truck was delivered to our nearest dealership for final prep/delivery about 1:30 PM(Fleet vehicles are still delivered to a local dealer for prep and delivery like any other order)
  • 1/8/2021- Truck was ready and picked up by our equipment manager about 12:30 PM. I picked it up from the shop and loaded up my stuff from my old ride (2017 Expedition King Ranch) and picked up my kids by 3:00 from their school. (They were quite excited!)

Because it is a fleet vehicle, I have yet to track down a copy of the window sticker. It won't pull up on traditional sites, and the original was not in the truck when I picked it up at our shop. Here is the link to the www.f150gen14.com/forum/pages/tracker page for it though.

https://www.f150gen14.com/forum/pages/tracker/?VIN=1FTFW1ED8MFA72397

I also have this from our order paperwork:
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I've only put on about 30-40 miles since picking it up. I've been too busy letting everyone that has been around check it out and acting as a spokesperson telling them all the features. We will probably take it for a family spin tonight. We have a chance of some snow here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area tomorrow so we might be able to check out the "Snow" drive mode :ROFLMAO:

I stopped on my way to Lowes this morning and took a plethora of photos at the local park. Here you go....

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I'm short on time this afternoon so I'll try to come back another time and add some captions to what some of the pictures are, but overall all I can saw is WOW! This is an awesome truck. Can't wait for all of you that haven't to get your trucks. And for those on the fence about waiting, I would say stay the course. It was definitely well worth it. I considered at one point looking into switching to an F-250 when it looked liked things were not going our way, but then we found out the build date was mid December so we stayed the course! I am glad we did. I think this will be a joy to take on long road trips during a time when we can't fly like we used to.

One final picture....I did put my first accessory on this afternoon. It's been on every vehicle I have driven for 20 years since I graduated form Arizona State. (It's in need of a good polish and a repainting of it's letters...this will be only the second time I have had to refresh the paint on the letters but it will be well worth it this time!)
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I took delivery of my 2021 F-150 Limited 4x4 (Build number 0363) in Smoked Quartz yesterday after about three and a half months of waiting. She's a beauty. It's been a great 24 hours and everyone at the office, my neighbors, and especially my family can't believe how nice this truck is. It is definitely a far different beast that my dad's 1993 F-150 Standard Cab Longbed 4x4 that I grew up ridding in as a kid (Although I loved that truck alot and wish I still had that in the stable!)

So a few details on the order/build/delivery process for mine:

This is the "third" type of order that hasn't gotten much press over the last few months on the forum. It is a Fleet order, not a dealer stock or retail order. It is similar to a dealer stock in that it can be scheduled before OKTB, but because of the options, it didn't get scheduled until build wee 46 I believe it was (I went back when we finally got the build date and compared it to Bob's weekly updates and that was the first week that all options were available for my build)

I work for a construction company and we buy a dozen to two dozen trucks a year (mix of Fords and GM's) so we get them through a fleet program, not a dealership. We spent about a month watching the build information come through in August and early September, reading all the news we could find (this website being our #1 source...thanks everybody!) and once build and price went live we finalized the option list and sent it in for ordering.

Here is the timeline from order to delivery:
  • 9/22/2020- We ordered the truck through our Fleet partner (Enterprise)
  • 9/30/2020- Date Ford Received the Order
  • 12/18/2020- Production Date
  • 12/29/2020- Ship Date
  • 1/5/2021- Date the truck arrived on the train and was offloaded and waiting delivery to the dealer (Probably around noon because someone canceled my activation request in the MyFordPass app then :oops:)
  • 1/6/2021- Truck was delivered to our nearest dealership for final prep/delivery about 1:30 PM(Fleet vehicles are still delivered to a local dealer for prep and delivery like any other order)
  • 1/8/2021- Truck was ready and picked up by our equipment manager about 12:30 PM. I picked it up from the shop and loaded up my stuff from my old ride (2017 Expedition King Ranch) and picked up my kids by 3:00 from their school. (They were quite excited!)

Because it is a fleet vehicle, I have yet to track down a copy of the window sticker. It won't pull up on traditional sites, and the original was not in the truck when I picked it up at our shop. Here is the link to the www.f150gen14.com/forum/pages/tracker page for it though.

https://www.f150gen14.com/forum/pages/tracker/?VIN=1FTFW1ED8MFA72397

I also have this from our order paperwork:
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I've only put on about 30-40 miles since picking it up. I've been too busy letting everyone that has been around check it out and acting as a spokesperson telling them all the features. We will probably take it for a family spin tonight. We have a chance of some snow here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area tomorrow so we might be able to check out the "Snow" drive mode :ROFLMAO:

I stopped on my way to Lowes this morning and took a plethora of photos at the local park. Here you go....

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I'm short on time this afternoon so I'll try to come back another time and add some captions to what some of the pictures are, but overall all I can saw is WOW! This is an awesome truck. Can't wait for all of you that haven't to get your trucks. And for those on the fence about waiting, I would say stay the course. It was definitely well worth it. I considered at one point looking into switching to an F-250 when it looked liked things were not going our way, but then we found out the build date was mid December so we stayed the course! I am glad we did. I think this will be a joy to take on long road trips during a time when we can't fly like we used to.

One final picture....I did put my first accessory on this afternoon. It's been on every vehicle I have driven for 20 years since I graduated form Arizona State. (It's in need of a good polish and a repainting of it's letters...this will be only the second time I have had to refresh the paint on the letters but it will be well worth it this time!)
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Plethora it is..
Job well-done. I know you will enjoy that..
They have cut the area for snow down..Mostly will be south of us..
 

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Excellent pictures, thanks for posting. She is a beauty... I'll be ordering a Limited, either the Smoked Quartz or Antimatter Blue. Have yet to see the Admiral Blue interior in-person, but in your pics the interior looks fairly light, and I'm supposing goes very nicely with the SQ exterior color scheme.

Do you know if you can fold down the shifter while driving to use the work station feature?

Can both driver and passenger both use the seat massage feature while driving?
 

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Very nice Limited & thanks for posting the pic's. Your pics give me a better insite to what I can expect. I have the same Limited setup on order. Painful waiting. I laugh when you wrote about your 1st accessory. i have mine sitting on the self. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ.
 
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Excellent pictures, thanks for posting. She is a beauty... I'll be ordering a Limited, either the Smoked Quartz or Antimatter Blue. Have yet to see the Admiral Blue interior in-person, but in your pics the interior looks fairly light, and I'm supposing goes very nicely with the SQ exterior color scheme.

Do you know if you can fold down the shifter while driving to use the work station feature?

Can both driver and passenger both use the seat massage feature while driving?
I can confirm that you Can NOT put the shifter down while in anything other than park. Tried it tonight just to check.

Interesting story on the massaging seats. I had forgot all about them until I was sitting at the Sonic this afternoon waiting on some drinks for my family. I was flipping through the menu and saw a Seats button. I hit it and saw the massage feature. Played around with it and once I got home I told my wife about it. She asked if the passenger side had it too and I said “I think so” I went pack out to check and could not get it to turn on for the passenger seat. I returned to share the sad news that she’d have to be driving to get a massage. Fast forward a couple hours and it hit me, this truck is pretty smart....I wonder if there has to be a butt in the seat to activate it. BINGO! That was it. On our family cruise tonight to get in some more miles on it and pick up some dinner, we can gladly confirm that both seats can massage away at the same time while tearing up the pavement!
 
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Plethora it is..
Job well-done. I know you will enjoy that..
They have cut the area for snow down..Mostly will be south of us..
Oh my wife is intent on finding snow tomorrow so it it jukes south you can believe we’ll be hitting the road chasing it down!!!
 
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Absolutely beautiful truck. Congratulations.
Very nice Limited & thanks for posting the pic's. Your pics give me a better insite to what I can expect. I have the same Limited setup on order. Painful waiting. I laugh when you wrote about your 1st accessory. i have mine sitting on the self. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ.
Thanks guys!!
 

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I took delivery of my 2021 F-150 Limited 4x4 (Build number 0363) in Smoked Quartz yesterday after about three and a half months of waiting. She's a beauty. It's been a great 24 hours and everyone at the office, my neighbors, and especially my family can't believe how nice this truck is. It is definitely a far different beast that my dad's 1993 F-150 Standard Cab Longbed 4x4 that I grew up ridding in as a kid (Although I loved that truck alot and wish I still had that in the stable!)

So a few details on the order/build/delivery process for mine:

This is the "third" type of order that hasn't gotten much press over the last few months on the forum. It is a Fleet order, not a dealer stock or retail order. It is similar to a dealer stock in that it can be scheduled before OKTB, but because of the options, it didn't get scheduled until build wee 46 I believe it was (I went back when we finally got the build date and compared it to Bob's weekly updates and that was the first week that all options were available for my build)

I work for a construction company and we buy a dozen to two dozen trucks a year (mix of Fords and GM's) so we get them through a fleet program, not a dealership. We spent about a month watching the build information come through in August and early September, reading all the news we could find (this website being our #1 source...thanks everybody!) and once build and price went live we finalized the option list and sent it in for ordering.

Here is the timeline from order to delivery:
  • 9/22/2020- We ordered the truck through our Fleet partner (Enterprise)
  • 9/30/2020- Date Ford Received the Order
  • 12/18/2020- Production Date
  • 12/29/2020- Ship Date
  • 1/5/2021- Date the truck arrived on the train and was offloaded and waiting delivery to the dealer (Probably around noon because someone canceled my activation request in the MyFordPass app then :oops:)
  • 1/6/2021- Truck was delivered to our nearest dealership for final prep/delivery about 1:30 PM(Fleet vehicles are still delivered to a local dealer for prep and delivery like any other order)
  • 1/8/2021- Truck was ready and picked up by our equipment manager about 12:30 PM. I picked it up from the shop and loaded up my stuff from my old ride (2017 Expedition King Ranch) and picked up my kids by 3:00 from their school. (They were quite excited!)

Because it is a fleet vehicle, I have yet to track down a copy of the window sticker. It won't pull up on traditional sites, and the original was not in the truck when I picked it up at our shop. Here is the link to the www.f150gen14.com/forum/pages/tracker page for it though.

https://www.f150gen14.com/forum/pages/tracker/?VIN=1FTFW1ED8MFA72397

I also have this from our order paperwork:
1610231696093.png

I've only put on about 30-40 miles since picking it up. I've been too busy letting everyone that has been around check it out and acting as a spokesperson telling them all the features. We will probably take it for a family spin tonight. We have a chance of some snow here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area tomorrow so we might be able to check out the "Snow" drive mode :ROFLMAO:

I stopped on my way to Lowes this morning and took a plethora of photos at the local park. Here you go....










































I'm short on time this afternoon so I'll try to come back another time and add some captions to what some of the pictures are, but overall all I can saw is WOW! This is an awesome truck. Can't wait for all of you that haven't to get your trucks. And for those on the fence about waiting, I would say stay the course. It was definitely well worth it. I considered at one point looking into switching to an F-250 when it looked liked things were not going our way, but then we found out the build date was mid December so we stayed the course! I am glad we did. I think this will be a joy to take on long road trips during a time when we can't fly like we used to.

One final picture....I did put my first accessory on this afternoon. It's been on every vehicle I have driven for 20 years since I graduated form Arizona State. (It's in need of a good polish and a repainting of it's letters...this will be only the second time I have had to refresh the paint on the letters but it will be well worth it this time!)
Beautiful truck!!

I am so happy you got your truck in and that it is all and more than you hoped for.

Finally some good undercarriage photos, thanks for that!

Glad I am not the only one that has alma mater tag that has been with me a long time, probably nearly the same as yours but mine is a front plat, Al only has rear tags.

Both still in a box waiting for the car mine has arrived which is any day now.

Enjoy that sweet ride!



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Oh my wife is intent on finding snow tomorrow so it it jukes south you can believe we’ll be hitting the road chasing it down!!!
Definitely sounds like me..
Pretty sure Cleburne will get it and even Waco..
I'm on the northern edge just south of Ct Worth..
I shouldn't have to far to go..
Take pics..
 

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Beautiful truck!!

I am so happy you got your truck in and that it is all and more than you hoped for.

Finally some good undercarriage photos, thanks for that!

Glad I am not the only one that has alma mater tag that has been with me a long time, probably nearly the same as yours but mine is a front plat, Al only has rear tags.

Both still in a box waiting for the car mine has arrived which is any day now.

Enjoy that sweet ride!



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Are you adding the front frame back to yours? I am under the impression it won’t be built in like the old models. Is it offset like the previous gen turbos? I would like to bring this guy with me, even if it doesn’t match the truck like my current colors.

Yes, the picture was of my dog waiting on me to hurry up so we could go get some ducks.

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Are you adding the front frame back to yours? I am under the impression it won’t be built in like the old models. Is it offset like the previous gen turbos? I would like to bring this guy with me, even if it doesn’t match the truck like my current colors.

Yes, the picture was of my dog waiting on me to hurry up so we could go get some ducks.

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Looks like it’s front and center even on turbos (first gen CAC sucked anyways). I like the clean look, not sure if I’ll add the front plate for fun or not now...
 

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Saw my first SQ Limited in-person today. Overcast skies, and it was still beautiful! Gotta say, the Admiral Blue interior goes PERFECT with the Smoked Quartz exterior.

I'm sold, and placing an order!

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