Lariat and higher are built in Michigan?

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My dealer told me today that all Lariats and higher are built in Michigan. Xl and XLTs are KC. My VIN is Michigan and I'm a Lariat build but is there any truth to this statement? Has one location been faster than the other?
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My dealer told me today that all Lariats and higher are built in Michigan. Xl and XLTs are KC. My VIN is Michigan and I'm a Lariat build but is there any truth to this statement? Has one location been faster than the other?
Two XLT's here both in Dearborn so no not true.
 

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I have a Claycomo/Kansas City Lariat. In previous years, the different plants may have focused on certain trims. That does not seem to be the case this year. You can get pretty much every trim from either plant

The Limited is possibly a sight exception and limited (pun intended) to Dearborn.
 

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I believe Platinums and Limiteds, and Raptors are only build at DTP. Could apply to Tremors too. But lower levels are build at both
 

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My dealer told me today that all Lariats and higher are built in Michigan. Xl and XLTs are KC. My VIN is Michigan and I'm a Lariat build but is there any truth to this statement? Has one location been faster than the other?
I’m a Lariat 502A high 5.0 SCREW Black Sport FX4 Max Tow, Tow mirrors wheel wells B&O Unleashed, BlueCruise etc. Ordered 3/1, last build date 7/12 and now there shutting down week of the 12th & 19th, going to get pushed to who knows when now.
 

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I’m a Lariat 502A high 5.0 SCREW Black Sport FX4 Max Tow, Tow mirrors wheel wells B&O Unleashed, BlueCruise etc. Ordered 3/1, last build date 7/12 and now there shutting down week of the 12th & 19th, going to get pushed to who knows when now.
KCAP Build here.
 

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Heres what I remember from going over different configs with my dealer:

Dearborn trucks only:
Powerboost, power running boards, max recline seats, Paint colors of smoked quartz and star white. Trim levels: King Ranch, Platinum, Limited, (Tremor, Raptor)?. I know the KR, Plat and Limited are Dearborn builds mostly because of the option sets that they have standard. I have not been able to confirm whether or not Tremors and Raptors are Dearborn only, but I have not seen a VIN yet with a KC Raptor or Tremor.

KC trucks only:
Space White & Guard paint colors. There is a cab/box config that's KC only as well, I just don't remember the spec - it might be 8' box with regular and extended cab trucks.

So if you are buying an XL, XLT, Lariat without specific options, it can be built either place.
 

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Heres what I remember from going over different configs with my dealer:

Dearborn trucks only:
Powerboost, power running boards, max recline seats, Paint colors of smoked quartz and star white. Trim levels: King Ranch, Platinum, Limited, (Tremor, Raptor)?. I know the KR, Plat and Limited are Dearborn builds mostly because of the option sets that they have standard. I have not been able to confirm whether or not Tremors and Raptors are Dearborn only, but I have not seen a VIN yet with a KC Raptor or Tremor.

KC trucks only:
Space White & Guard paint colors. There is a cab/box config that's KC only as well, I just don't remember the spec - it might be 8' box with regular and extended cab trucks.

So if you are buying an XL, XLT, Lariat without specific options, it can be built either place.

S&T - agree. One thing to add . . . I heard (read on this forum?) that Ford halted orders for Limited's and maybe Platinums because Ford was going to incorporate the Tremor/Raptor MY21 (mid-year) start-up in DTP. Running boards were the main driver of DTP vs. KC, I thought I read, which I think are standard on KR and higher trim levels, which puts production of those in DTP.
 
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This is a good reminder to me that most dealers dont know what they are talking about.
My dealer told me that only Lariat or above trims had the 7.2 kw generator option. These forums is where I found out that they are wrong. Honestly Ford's biggest weakness is their dealer network.
 
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