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    Leased X returned in May. Received invoice for $9800 in September!

    Are you guys measuring the tread depth on the inner aspect? Varies considerably vs the middle or outer.
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    Caution Model X, Hidden Tire Wear

    This is a common problem in any sports car. The easiest solution is to flip the tires after about 10-15k miles. My local tire shop does not like flipping old tires so I tend to err on flipping tires with lots of tread still left. 5mm tread depth which is usually 10k miles ish I also run my car...
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    Tree Gum Removal

    https://www.turtlewax.com/products/bug-tar-remover-trigger-16-fl-oz I've used this for years without issue. Widely available at local auto parts stores too
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    Anyone here with a low garage ceiling and narrow parking space?

    My old house also had a narrow, short garage. My X never had a problem for more than 2 years when we moved. The kids did have to do gymnastics to get in / out of the car in the garage. The X similarly also never the garage lift box which protruded more than the ceiling. adults basically...
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    AP1 MCU2 Upgrade?

    Any updates from those that had AP1 and upgraded to MCU2? Does it improve AP? Or is the screen simply faster? Now that the eMMC repair is under warranty, less inclined to upgrade...
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    Viability of rotating MX tires/wheels after this easy hack/mod?

    Flipping the tires so that the inner tire wears more evenly with the outer tire will be infinitely more efficacious than this mod. Less dangerous too. I flip my tires every 10-15k miles
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    Model S/X eMMC MCU Replacement - Warrenty Adjustment Program

    Any reason to get the infotainment MCU2 upgrade for AP1 model x cars now that the eMMC is under warranty repair? I don't use the tesla browser or intend to watch netflix on my tesla screen...
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    Considering matte wrap. Any experience or recs?

    Helps a bunch. Thanks. Recs = recommendations I installed PPF on a hood once but had a lot of difficulty applying PPF well to side mirrors. What was the approximate difficulty applying vinyl? Roughly how many hours? Did you ceramic coat or other sealant after?
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    Considering matte wrap. Any experience or recs?

    Considering matte wrap for my now 4 year old MX. Any recs? Is matte really that much harder to preserve and keep clean than satin? Any regrets not doing door jambs, etc? Considering an expensive pro installer vs friend of friend garage install at half price. Any experience with the friend of...
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    Buying a used AP1 Model X... is this a bad idea?

    I've been very happy with my 2016 MX with AP1. Works great on the highway. Use it every chance I get on the highway. Having said that, we have had a variety of small issues given its a first year production model. Enough that we purchased the extended warranty.
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    Service Nightmare

    My car routinely updates without WiFi. Update just delayed a few days. Relax. Get it fixed at your leisure
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    Model X Windshield Replacement Cost

    My cost was the same as the OP. Replaced here in Chicago, IL
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    Help! Elon!

    I had some Tesla service repairs that also took much longer than expected. Months. It didn't bother me as much since they gave me a Tesla loaner. I would beg for a Tesla loaner. It will make the wait much more tolerable

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