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  1. tstafford

    Has anyone upgraded their S to a new one?

    I went from a 2015 P85D to a 2018 100D and the only meaningful difference has been the range. But it's been very meaningful to me. I can get from Nash to Atlanta w/o charging. That's huge. After five years of Tesla ownership IMHO range is king.
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    When was the last time you charged your car?

    More if down hill (or less if up hill) ;)
  3. tstafford

    What is “normal” vampire drain?

    Basically 1% a day more or less on my 2018 100D .
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    Just got the Long Range Plus update

    Wow. Super envious. Range is king. Numbers like 348 at 90% are amazing.
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    Questions about returning to the brand...

    Biggest gripe I have with Tesla is that if you get in a fender bender you're likely down for months. Parts supply for repair works is awful. I can put up with the occasional SC issue but the body shop stuff is a nightmare.
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    Mobile Service but “near” a SC?

    Well Mobile Service texted to push out the date and suggested the SC do it and HW3 at same time. So we'll see what happens.
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    Does anyone know of a Tesla Performance Driving School

    I'm sure Porsche will add the Taycan to their Experience Center offering soon. Sounds like what you'd want OP. It's a few hundred bucks, hour or two, their car and you drive w/ an instructor in the right seat. Driving Experiences | Porsche Experience Center - Atlanta, GA
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    Mobile Service but “near” a SC?

    Another question: Should I be asking for the FSD hardware upgrade at the same service appointment? I have pre-raven 100D with MCU2 and FSD paid for.
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    Considering selling early production P85DL (now P90DL)

    While I love my 100D for range, there are a lot of times I miss my old P85DL. It was still kind of the Wild West back in the days of LTE upgrade, Ludicrous, Next Gen seats and whatnot. Fun times on TMC. Now it seems Tesla is all grown up.
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    Model S Economics

    I’d be curious what the high mileage folks are seeing on degradation. Other than the packs that are known to be problematic, my belief is they hold up really well. I’ve spoken to a few guys who do black car service with Teslas and the degradation is very minimal. They love the low maintenance...
  11. tstafford

    Mobile Service but “near” a SC?

    Thanks all. Certainly more convenient.
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    Mobile Service but “near” a SC?

    All - So my driver’s exterior door handle broke. I know this is a common issue - had door handle issue on my 2015 as well. Question: When I scheduled the service in the app it booked me for service at my house. I’m about 20 miles from the SC. Is this normal? Every other service I’ve needed over...
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    Model S 2020 Impressions

    My 2015 and my 2018 both had and have the thud. First few times it happened I thought I’d been rear ended - sound, not a feel.
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    Model S as a Long Range Commuter Car

    Would really surprise me if an MS w/ 390 range couldn’t do a round trip of 220 w/ two or three days sitting in the middle. Frankly I don’t think it will even be close.
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    50 hp software upgrade coming for Model S

    So frustrating how much Tesla focuses on acceleration. Please, please give me a 30 second skip button for podcasts (and a million other small things) rather than continuously pushing to make the already fast cars slightly faster. /rantoff

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