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Initial Cost Per Mile over first 10k

I have found a myriad of reasons to enjoy my new MYLR, but my initial motivation was cost savings. I have zero regrets and love the car. That said, for anyone interested I'll share the costs associated with "fuel" for the first few months and 9,952 miles.

There are certainly other things to consi...



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Outrage, sadness as bears locked in Model 3 in 100℉ weather perish.

Viewers may find the following images distressing. In a tragic story, news outlets were alerted to a ...

They were in my glove compartment. They were of the gummy variety in an open packet and I'm sad to have to report that succumbed to the summer heat. Each bear melted inside the packet and oozed...


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"World Tour" of Europe in a Model 3 SR+

With family in Norway and Slovakia I decided to combine summer visits into a pretty long road trip.

Drove through 13 different countries in total with 5 ferry crossings:

Scotland > England > Netherlands > Germany > Denmark > Norway > Sweden > Poland > Czechia > Slovakia > Austria > Germany > Nethe...


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New '23 YLR Owner experiences

Good morning :) brand new Shanghai build '23 YLR Owner. Thought I'd share my first 2 days experiences, including first major trip.

In Aus the Fed Govt removed a tax which meant that if you took out what's called a novated lease where your car payments + insurance/rego/tyres/servicing etc are taken ...



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Opinion: what I think Tesla should do to "solve" FSD

First, I want to acknowledge all the hard work of the Tesla FSD team. Tesla has spent years building a sophisticated vision-only system. And the perception part is very advanced. I am not saying that Tesla Vision is perfect. There are still gaps in the perception system. But I feel like Tesla has bu...


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Vendor CLOSED!!! GIVEAWAY! Lasfit Tesla Tester Program - 20 Participants LIMITED!!!

Hello fellow Tesla owners,
It's Lasfit here.;)

Since we joined the forum as a vendor, we have seen everyone discussing various topics about Tesla accessories and sharing their own feelings about using Tesla accessories. And we have been looking for and listening to the voices of Tesla owners. We st...


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Someone rear-ended and Totaled my beloved Model 3, sharing my experience, DO NOT make the same mistake I did.

Hello all, this is my second post. Same as before, this will be a long read, enjoy it when you can.

So long story short, a guy who has no license or insurance rear-ended my 2018 Model 3 on June 20th. The repair bill came back from a Tesla Authorized body shop with 22k. My insurance totaled it with ...


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SpaceX F9 - Stalink Group 6-9 - SLC-40

Launch Date: August 11
Launch Window: 1:17 am ET (5:17 UTC)
Launch site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS), Florida
Core Booster Recovery: ASDS - JRTI
Booster: B1069.9
Fairings: Reused - 10th and 11th
Mass: 22 Starlink 2.0 mini Satellites
Orbit: LEO
Yearly Launch Number: 55

A Space...


Tesla Model Y Delivery experience

Recently, my Model Y Performance became available for delivery. There's lots of great information in this forum and I wanted to contribute my experience. Overall, this was by far the best dealership experience I have had. In the past, I have had Toyota, BMW, and Mercedes. The key reason it was great...


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Comparison of Mobile Connectors (for those new to Tesla)

The longstanding Tesla Generation 1 Corded Mobile Connector (CMC) now seems to be officially and truly dead (on the Tesla-USA website). While TMC members are generally knowledgeable about such things, I've seen a great deal of misunderstanding about the various Tesla mobile connectors...


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After Some Initial Issues Tesla Service Eliminated ALL of My Buyer's Remorse


In earlier posts I voiced my disappointment in my 2023 Austin Built Model Y AWD's build quality. Misaligned doors, various squeaks and rattles, and other issues caused me to second guess my purchase, especially after putting up with build issues with my 2018 LR RWD Model 3. You can fin...


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Using an advanced filesystem (Linux ext4) for both Teslacam and music files: The Definitive Guide

There are several potential advantages to using ext4, a Linux filesystem, on an SSD connected to your Tesla in the glove box. The Linux-specific filesystem is journaled, which means it has some protection against data corruption from disconnects. I switched to ext4 as my filesyst...


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6 Weeks & 7,000 Miles - Thoughts from a penny pincher (2023 MYLR)

People buy cars for different reasons. Cool factor, the environment, the cost, the performance, the utility of the vehicle, etc.

For me personally, I purchased a Tesla for potential savings.

After six weeks and 7,000 miles (including a 3,000 mile road trip) I would like to share my observations f...


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My experience on my 2023 MY RWD (Australia, Giga Shanghai)

Hi Everyone,
Sharing my experience a few weeks in after the delivery of MY RWD with EAP . This is more for those who are lurking to get one like I was sometimes ago.
I feel that a lot of concerns I had in the past was over exaggerated, due to an overwhelming information out there. So here I am now, ...



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