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Recent content by Mansley

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    Help! How to Fix Scrape on Black Plastic.

    Hey all (or “y’all” for those in the South), After 11,000km on my Model Y I got a big scrape on the passenger rear wheel well. I have a very tight, 100 year old driveway, and scraped the crap out of the black plastic above the tire. Is there any way to fix this without replacing the part...
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    Blog Tesla Cars to Sound Pedestrian Warning With ‘Snake Jazz’

    just re-read your post... nevermind. Gotta mess around with this.
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    Blog Tesla Cars to Sound Pedestrian Warning With ‘Snake Jazz’

    Not sure yet. Maybe have to save the files in a “boombox” folder. Similar to how Teslacam was before in-car formatting. Going to try this whenever I get pushed the new update. Still waiting to literally Rick Roll people...
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    Check list for delivery

    This App was super helpful. If you find anything it generates a report you can immediately email to the service center rep. I used it and had $1800 worth of minor adjustments made (paint, panel gaps, etc...) ‎Inspect T
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    Zoox Unveils All-Electric Robotaxi

    I would like to see how this handles in colder climates (ice/snow/slush), potholes, and poor weather. Testing it in sunny and mostly dry places like California and Nevada seem to give this a limited use case. It seems to be in the same safety category as a Smart car and would likely be crushed...
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    Winter charging issues, frozen charge ports, road trips

    think of supercharging like filling a bucket with a firehose... you’ll slow down as it gets full. also, preconditioning the battery helps a lot on your way to superchargers. I usually only start to supercharge my SR+ at between 10-30% and only usually up to 80 or 90%. It’s better for battery...
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    Winter charging issues, frozen charge ports, road trips

    Yes, it is a noticeable difference in range (approx 10-15%) with the heat pump in cold temperatures. And this is also factoring in battery size differences between my M3 SR+ and MY. The SR+ battery is much smaller, so it's impacted more in colder temperatures. I find it dropping 5-10% overnight...
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    Winter charging issues, frozen charge ports, road trips

    Yes, they're heated. Lucky you get your 2021 M3. The heat pump is amazing. My Model Y has a heat pump and I notice a substantial difference over my Model 3 without one in the cold. You'll love it.
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    Multi Coat Red Picture Thread

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    Latest Tesla Model Y vs Model 3 size comparison - Electrek

    Yeah, I thought so too. Back half looks like the X, the sides and front look like a ‘chubbier’ 3. Also, thanks! We put a lot of time, research, and brainstorming into those vanity plate names. #PLUGLIFE #S3XYRIDE
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    Latest Tesla Model Y vs Model 3 size comparison - Electrek

    Here’s a decent comparison for those who are interested. My wife and I took our 3 and Y out for a drive this afternoon. Got a lot of looks ;)
  12. M

    Performance Boost Available

    Nice! I just checked and it's on the app as well.
  13. M

    Handgun Safe options for Model Y

    Just a friendly Canadian who doesn’t understand American gun culture. Good luck :)
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    Handgun Safe options for Model Y

    Wow... how dangerous is it in the US that you need a gun everywhere you go?
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    2020.40.3 "Open Glovebox" Command not Understood

    So strange as it’s the same glovebox and MCU as the M3. I wonder why they haven’t enabled it?

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