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Detailed review of my M3LR after the first three months of ownership and a few cosmetic modifications

It’s been about 3 months since I bought a Model 3 Long Range. I started my EV journey in 2018 with a Volt, loved that car but became addicted to being in EV mode and was honestly annoyed whenever the ICE kicked in. So in 2020 I took advantage of crazy low prices and traded for a Bolt. I’d always wan...

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From Starlink with Love - TMC Podcast #3



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In this episode, we start off by telling you a little more about us, the co-hosts. We then answer a question related to hardware versions for FSD beta, before launching into a broader discussion on FSD Beta, whether or not to purchase or subscribe to FSD, and Phantom Braking. We then...

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A thought on the 'small' tesla?

I wonder if the 'small' tesla is waiting for big volumes of the 4680 battery as a key enabler of a 'City' car?

A couple of things make me think this, first and most simply, structural pack and castings will be important for keeping the BOM down, therefore keeping the cost down.

More complicatedly,...

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Thoughts after test driving Ioniq 5 from a Model 3 LR owner...

Hi everyone,

While this isn't a comprehensive review, it's some initial thoughts from a 15-minute test drive. For comparison, I drive a 2022 Model 3 Long Range.

On the weekend, I had the chance to test drive the Hyundai Ioniq 5. The weather was windy and snowy, not the best conditions, but livin...

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Made Some LED Tesla Logos for my Garage

My nephew has a CNC table and I just had to put it to good use. For me – haha. At first I was just going to cut out a couple of Tesla logos and the TESLA letters, paint and stick them to my garage cabinets, but then decided to get a little more creative.

I ended up getting some multi-color LEDs and...

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Rivian Price Increase, Tesla Did Similar in 2009 - TMC Podcast #2



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In this episode, TMC admin Doug joins us as we discuss Rivian’s price increase, the Tesla Roadster price increase from back in 2009, the development status of the new Roadster, Cybertruck, and Semi, the difference in quality between vehicles coming out of the various Tesla production ...

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V11 Transition Guide

I wrote this up as a guide for myself and my SO to help transitioning from V10 to V11. Thought it might be helpful to others. I know many folks feel that V11 is a mixed bag at best. This isn't intended to address that, just to help find and do things that we were used to doing a certain way in V10 a...

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My Model S 85D and Tesla life at 100K miles

Back in July 2018, I wrote this post:


It concluded with, "Looking forward to the next 50,000 miles." My car (2015 S85D) passed that milestone (100,000 miles) a little over a week ago! Updat...

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SpaceX’s Starlink Systems Are Being Sent to Ukraine’s Destroyed Cities

Amid the Russian-Ukraine crisis, SpaceX and Elon Musk are currently shipping more Starlink routers to Ukraine, as tweeted by Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the Ukrainian president. Starlink is the “only non-Russian communications system still working in some parts of Ukraine,” as stated by Elon.
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First time Tesla owner's initial impressions. Ordering, delivery, driving.

First EV owner here. I am one of those guys who kept saying "I will be the last guy to buy an EV". I am (was) a piston head kind of guy who loves V8s, and somewhat high end cars. But I really like everything with wheels on. I just wanted to share my subjective feelings about the purchasing ex...

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Lots of refinement between 2020 and 2022 Model Y

I just took delivery of a 2022 MYP. Having come from a 2020 MYLR, I wanted to share my thoughts on the many refinements that I’m experiencing with the new car. Before my new delivery, I also had a 2022 MYP test drive vehicle (VIN: 2942xx) for a couple days where I noticed these refinements also.

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Additions and changes (or “What has Tesla ever done for me?”)

One of the features of Tesla cars is their ability to be updated via software. In days gone by you were stuck with the car as delivered ... it was never going to improve. Tesla's cars really do change over time, features are added ... and at no cost. We have now moved from a time when nothing could ...

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FSD Beta Experience - Be Careful What You Wish For

I've been in the FSD Beta since last Christmas. I'm reading many posts from people frustrated they are not on the Beta yet, and others who are on the Beta and complaining about it.

So, I want to give everyone my experiences with FSD Beta, try to make everyone understand what's involved in it, a...

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Drove My Model 3 LR 150 Miles in a Blizzard: It Did GREAT

Thought I would share my thoughts on how well my Model 3 did driving in last weeks Nor'Easter. Ive always loved driving in the snowiest conditions and was waiting for the right time to try my new EV out. It's great to know, that if you HAVE to do it, that the vehicle can handle it.

Pros:
1 - When c...

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Just sold my Model Y - Parting thoughts

I just sold my Model Y to Driveo. Great price BTW - 62,500 for a May Build 2021 Model Y with 20" wheels. It was a quick and smooth experience.

Since this was my first Tesla, I thought I'd share some thoughts on the car having owned it for almost 7 months.

Highs:
1) Powertrain. Power deliver was...

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Vendor Opartment: Tesla Exclusive Air Freshener Only for Model 3 and Y. No.1 Seller in Korea. Made in South Korea.

In the case of commonly used liquid air fresheners or air fresheners with liquid fragrances, they consist of many chemical ingredients to spread the scent.

Those ingredients can melt the interior of the vehicle and often damage the car's interior by continuously spreading in the air even without di...

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