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Can someone explain to me the significance of keeping the car in Tour mode during the break-in period versus Sport mode with a 6sp manual Emira? If this has to do with keeping RPM under 4000, that can easily be controlled with the manual.
 

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Can someone explain to me the significance of keeping the car in Tour mode during the break-in period versus Sport mode with a 6sp manual Emira? If this has to do with keeping RPM under 4000, that can easily be controlled with the manual.
Maybe it has to do with exercising the valve?
 

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Can someone explain to me the significance of keeping the car in Tour mode during the break-in period versus Sport mode with a 6sp manual Emira? If this has to do with keeping RPM under 4000, that can easily be controlled with the manual.

I've been thinking about this too. Maybe they just want the driver to take it easy for the first 1K miles and sport/track mode encourages the driver to be more aggressive with the throttle, in addition to these driving modes being more responsive in terms of engine control.
 

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Great seeing you finally getting your car @T6061, and nice to hear it seems to have arrived in good condition. Congrats! Will be even better when it gets outside under natural sunlight I think. I honestly think Osmium will turn out to be a surprise to everyone. And I can attest/re-attest to the fact that the tan leather photographs much more orange than it looks in person. It was awesome combined with Seneca when I saw that combo in Monterey in August, IMHO. :)
Agreed on Osmium. Had I not gotten HY, Osmium was my second choice. It's interesting, in my delivery tracker there is not a single Osmium Silver Emira reported yet. And when I look at the reservation tracker with over 230 entries, there was only one Osmium Silver. This is all primarily North American data, but Osmium may turn out to be a rare color...at least here.
 

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Atlantic Sun deposited some additional US and CA Emiras in the port of Baltimore on 5/13. It's good to see that Baltimore has regained some operational capability even as they are working on removing large sections of the bridge that still remain in the main shipping channel. Images below links to the tracking sheet:

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Atlantic Sun deposited some additional US and CA Emiras in the port of Baltimore on 5/13. It's good to see that Baltimore has regained some operational capability even as they are working on removing large sections of the bridge that still remain in the main shipping channel. Images below links to the tracking sheet:

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HOLY MOLY - @Nova you are a G-D

I was at my dealer yesterday morning and he said they haven’t got notice of any Emiras on the water in the last 2 weeks. I left the dealer and saw post from @AMKV28 that he just got notice his 2206 was on the water from the other dealer 45 mins away. Messaged my dealer, he said he’d ask the rep, gets back to me mine is on the water (assumed same ship). BINGO my 2224 WAS on the water HAHA. Well, I’m off on a trip tonight and back in 13 days - may have a beautiful surprise the week I’m back 😭.

*Insane I was literally updating my signature to “on the water” when I got the notice of your post - do I have to change it now? I’m convinced we’re living in a simulation lol.
 

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HOLY MOLY - @Nova you are a G-D

I was at my dealer yesterday morning and he said they haven’t got notice of any Emiras on the water in the last 2 weeks. I left the dealer and saw post from @AMKV28 that he just got notice his 2206 was on the water from the other dealer 45 mins away. Messaged my dealer, he said he’d ask the rep, gets back to me mine is on the water (assumed same ship). BINGO my 2224 WAS on the water HAHA. Well, I’m off on a trip tonight and back in 13 days - may have a beautiful surprise the week I’m back 😭.

*Insane I was literally updating my signature to “on the water” when I got the notice of your post - do I have to change it now? I’m convinced we’re living in a simulation lol.

Congratulations! These cars landing in Baltimore instead of doing a stopover in NJ helps in getting them to the dealers faster. Your two-week long trip should help with this last bit of wait.
 
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Agree with @DF_Toronto on his comments about @Nova ! Thanks for the VIN list for this most recent shipment, and YESSSSS my VIN is there!. My dealer last week informed me that as of 5/7 my car was "on the water", so while I was taking it with a grain of salt, if true then two possibilities would have been the Atlantic Sail which left Liverpool on 5/5 and is now in Halifax, or this one, the Sun, but I couldn't find any info on where it came from. So this is great and timely news. Thanks again for keeping up with this @Nova and continuing to think about the "little people" even though you've already received your car and should be spending this time driving it!
 

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My wife’s VIN was also on the Atlantic Sun. She just called me (as is her morning routine) and I gave her the good news. She’s super excited and said it’s going to make her long 12 hour day at a convention a whole lot more tolerable 🤣

Thanks @Nova
 

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Agreed on Osmium. Had I not gotten HY, Osmium was my second choice. It's interesting, in my delivery tracker there is not a single Osmium Silver Emira reported yet. And when I look at the reservation tracker with over 230 entries, there was only one Osmium Silver. This is all primarily North American data, but Osmium may turn out to be a rare color...at least here.
My Osmium Silver Emira was on Atlantic Sun. I’ll share pics in 2-3 weeks when I get it! So excited. 😆
 

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Can someone explain to me the significance of keeping the car in Tour mode during the break-in period versus Sport mode with a 6sp manual Emira? If this has to do with keeping RPM under 4000, that can easily be controlled with the manual.
None and that part was never in the UK manual. My dealer basically told me to ignore.
 
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Curious, probably answered before but in my search I couldn't come up with it. Does anyone have a correct VIN decoder? If not, does anyone know the decode for the characters before and after the RH?
 

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Curious, probably answered before but in my search I couldn't come up with it. Does anyone have a correct VIN decoder? If not, does anyone know the decode for the characters before and after the RH?

After the RH would be sequence number that starts over every new model year from what I've heard.

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Thanks @kitkat! Because scanning the VINs in this most recent shipment, there are many differences in the "check digit" prior to the RH and for the character after the RH (in the 12th position) I see either A or B in everyones' VINs. So I was wondering about that.
 

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Thanks @kitkat! Because scanning the VINs in this most recent shipment, there are many differences in the "check digit" prior to the RH and for the character after the RH (in the 12th position) I see either A or B in everyones' VINs. So I was wondering about that.
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I don't remember where I got this from so I won't vouch that it is 100% correct, but this is the version I have.
 

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