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Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:55 pm

I'm one of the forgotten april deliveries (sept/oct orders). I know some ships came in ("tracking ships") with 1500(?) vehicles but haven't really seen much change in deliveries here. What is the current consensus as to what happened to these -- do we think they're all still sitting at the port somewhere? I presume, if so, they'd be stored outside in a lot?

If so, can someone educate me (maybe post a screen shot of google satellite maps with their dock/lot circled) where these cars would be? I have ready access to a Jet Ranger (helicopter) and might just take an overflight and can readily take some photos to post, maybe tomorrow or tuesday. I just don't know where to look.

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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:00 pm

aries wrote: I have ready access to a Jet Ranger (helicopter)
I just have to say, how freakin' cool is that!?

I'm excited enough about my new electric car, but to be able to fly a helicopter, well, ground travel must be so passe.
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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:06 pm

aries wrote:do we think they're all still sitting at the port somewhere? I presume, if so, they'd be stored outside in a lot?
Yes, most likely. Latest rumor is that they were being held in port by customs which is why we haven't seen Carwins/VINs for the most recent port deliveries (which normally occurs a couple days after the ship leaves the port). With the recent AC issue, no doubt they will be making sure all cars have been flashed with the latest software update before leaving port, too, once they get out of customs.
aries wrote:If so, can someone educate me (maybe post a screen shot of google satellite maps with their dock/lot circled) where these cars would be? I have ready access to a Jet Ranger (helicopter) and might just take an overflight and can readily take some photos to post, maybe tomorrow or tuesday. I just don't know where to look.
Lots of information on ports/ships in the "Tracking Ships" thread, but here's a link of Nissan's port in Long Beach for you.

http://goo.gl/maps/FJ1x

Can't miss all the cars wrapped in white plastic in port.

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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:09 pm

I am starting to think with all the timing issues either Nissan is reassigning vehicles by hand or has reduced the minimal visibility of the delivery. Possibly those with a month will wait until the seven day email before getting a date and VIN.
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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:36 pm

I have a friend with a boat right across the Chanel from there, I'll ask him to snap a few pix of the lot if he can see the leafs and then post them here.

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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:40 pm

drees wrote:Lots of information on ports/ships in the "Tracking Ships" thread, but here's a link of Nissan's port in Long Beach for you.

http://goo.gl/maps/FJ1x

Can't miss all the cars wrapped in white plastic in port.
Thanks, this is perfect. I'll likely take a flight up there around 3'ish today; looks like a nice day for a coastal flight up from SD!

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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:47 pm

Now THATs kicking it up a notch.
Telescopes at port? Done that.

Helicopter intel, that's how we roll up in MNL!
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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:49 pm

GroundLoop wrote:Now THATs kicking it up a notch.
Telescopes at port? Done that.

Helicopter intel, that's how we roll up in MNL!
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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:11 pm

I'm a fixed wing pilot (Comm/Inst) but I do have about 30 hours in choppers and it is an entirely different kind of flying. But equally fun!

mwalsh wrote:Oh, and I've always wanted a helicopter ride and have been two cheap to book one. So....... ;)
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Re: Nissan port / long beach & 1500 cars?

Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:20 pm

mogur wrote:I'm a fixed wing pilot (Comm/Inst) but I do have about 30 hours in choppers and it is an entirely different kind of flying. But equally fun!

I've done some fixed wing myself....RAF de Havilland "Chipmunk" trainers back when I was in high-school. Would LOVE to learn to fly a chopper. Was on my "bucket list" there for a while, but these days I'd settle for a ride. Every time we go to Vegas I look at those cheap strip jaunts, but I've yet to take the opportunity.
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