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    Range Loss Over Time, What Can Be Expected, Efficiency, How to Maintain Battery Health

    Update 3: 12 days and 749 miles since last update. Drove car down to 15% and charged up to 90% twice in this period, while letting the car sleep at various SOC as much as possible. 100% SOC estimate settling in at 292mi. How not charged to 100% yet.
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    Range Loss Over Time, What Can Be Expected, Efficiency, How to Maintain Battery Health

    Update 2: Another 10 days and 607 miles with battery drained down to 30% and another Supercharge and few L2 charges later, 100% estimated range is 300 miles.
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    Want to buy Model s Plaid

    Check the existing inventory on tesla website. Some new and some showroom models. There were a dozen plaids yesterday and half a dozen today. And a couple dozen M3P’s but those are gone today.
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    Want to buy Model s Plaid

    There are several showroom models available in new inventory right now given end of quarter is days away.
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    Range Loss Over Time, What Can Be Expected, Efficiency, How to Maintain Battery Health

    Update 1: 416 miles after the battery cycle count reset from service with one supercharge and two 4+ hour level 2 charges later -- estimated battery at 100% is 308.53 mile range right now. Charged to 90% today on level 2. Car slept for 20 minutes after charging. Upon getting in the car SOC had...
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    Range Loss Over Time, What Can Be Expected, Efficiency, How to Maintain Battery Health

    March 2020 delivery with over 51K miles. My AC/DC charge ratio is about 70/30. My battery degradation hit -17% (estimated range of 267 out of 322 fully charged) and my SOC would fluctuate a few percent here and there throughout the day. I could lose or gain up to 5% just sleeping and even...
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    Supercharger - Long Beach, CA (LIVE 16 May 2022, 20 V3 stalls)

    Just had my car serviced in Santa Monica and the advisor there had a Laptop sticker labeled as Long Beach service laptop. I asked about that and he said a large service center is opening up in Long Beach.
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    The usual Battery Degradation Topic

    I believe this was posted here before somewhere, but everyone needs to watch this to understand how degradation works.
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    Revitalizing batteries by bringing 'dead' lithium back to life

    Did a search to see if there was a discussion on this already, but it appears this has yet to be discussed. Latest research findings show that isolated lithium, once thought to be electrochemically inactive i.e. dead lithium, can be reactivated by applying a high current discharge to a battery...
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    High mileage check-in

    I have a feeling, anecdotally, that either 2018/2019 models have different battery chemistries or they've "fudged" the range numbers a bit to mathematically improve range due to minor hardware or software-based driving efficiencies. If the latter, then it's still the same exact battery but the...
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    Question on charging. [can I run an extension cord from my apartment window to my car?]

    I do this when traveling with a 50ft 120v 20-amp chord when using AirBnb's and use the 120v outlets. Depending on the quality of the wiring at the outlet, I've gotten messages on the car that say an extension chord is detected and to please remove it.
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    High mileage check-in

    As an update, I'm now at almost 42,000 miles and my estimated range at 100% SoC is 275 to 278 which puts me at right about 14% degradation and 23rd percentile on TeslaFi. Over the past 2-3 weeks I've been getting strange happenings which may or may not be related to the battery. While driving...
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    10.6.1

    I've actually never had false alerts and curious to hear how it happens. Can you detail the circumstances where that happened to you? I've had FSD beta since 10.3. I've even tried some of test things the AI/ML guys on twitter have looked at and it seems to have no issues as well. e.g. sun visor...
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    10.6.1

    I'm on 10.6.1 and also got the red hands error twice a couple days ago. I also realized that FSD will not enable in rain due to "poor weather" however was able to do a workaround by turning it on from just inside a parking garage and having it take me on a 30 mile trip. Warning message saying...
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    I'm confused - A few questions

    The FSD software package gets you all the production capabilities that you listed. The private "FSD Beta" is opt-in as mentioned above. I don't know if it's still the case, but I had to manually request opt-in via email with my vin. Once you receive the forked software branched for the closed...

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