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  1. scottf200

    TeslaFI 7 mile range loss with OTA 2021.24.3 (from 2021.12.15.7)

    Looking at TeslaFI battery report (TeslaFi.com Tesla Model S 3 X Y Data Logger) there is a distinct 7-mile range drop between 2021.12.25.7 and 2021.24.3 from the graph and table data below. All these are normal workday drives ~104 miles (~52 miles each way). Anyone else seeing that? P.S. There...
  2. scottf200

    2021.12.25 - Music interface now default to 1/3 size

    tl;dr - in 2021.12.25 it seems the music interface default size changed. In the X and S, the music interface is roughly 3 sizes. 1/3, 2/3, 3/3 in simplification. I always use 1/3 when driving with musing. I always use 3/3 when selecting music. It always seemed to default to 2/3 when getting...
  3. scottf200

    Incredible hand carved Tesla Model X

    Facebook group (Tesla Tips & Tricks) post: Video below showing it being created. I used gear icon and watched at x2.0 speed.
  4. scottf200

    I monitored the 12v battery voltage during an OTA update

    The Tesla battery is an AGM deep cycle battery (ie. marine, etc usage). 12 Volt Battery Compendium – TeslaTap Look at graphics of the DC-DC converter charging voltage 1) before the install 2) during OTA install where the software for the DC-DC convert will be logically be "OFF" and the 12v is...
  5. scottf200

    Improve the Tesla Dashcam by upgrading side repeater cameras?

    Perhaps I've missed threads about this but on the 'DÆrik' youtube channel they showed upgrading the front fender (side repeater cameras) from RCCC AP2.0 to RCCB AP2.5/3.0 versions [albeit for ~$130 each]. The output for the Dashcam and rear backing up seems a lot better. Aside: on my X the...
  6. scottf200

    GPS location stuck at one location; how to reset?!?!

    Background: * 2017 X 100D -- upgraded to FSD from AP2.0 and to MCU2 from MCU1 at the same time about 1 month ago * have been on 2020.36 for a couple days. * I just left home without a nav dest set and was about 1/2 block away when I noticed that the arrow (my car) was not pointed the direction...
  7. scottf200

    Can I supercharge with it? 2 Bike Platform Swing Rack

    Can I supercharge with it? RockyMounts - BackStage 2 Bike Platform Swing Rack (I have a Model X but thought this would fit well in the Model Y forum area too) After I assembled the bike platform today, we headed to a nearby Supercharger so we could see if the back into a normal stall. With...
  8. scottf200

    Can I supercharge with it? 2 Bike Platform Swing Rack

    Can I supercharge with it? RockyMounts - BackStage 2 Bike Platform Swing Rack After I assembled the bike platform today, we headed to a nearby Supercharger so we could see if the back into a normal stall. With two pivot points it worked out well as long as you had someone back there...
  9. scottf200

    NoA blinker confusion during entrance ramp / on-ramp

    Hopefully my graphic with labels makes this clearer. I've had a few occasions where I'm on an entrance ramp (aka on-ramp) and believe I put by blink on a location (B) [or between (B) & (C) perhaps) ... and when I get into the highway 1st lane (see "MERGE" word) then my NoA enabled drive tries...
  10. scottf200

    Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip 1903 (leave Prime 7/1)

    An amazing story that road trippers would appreciate... watched it tonight with my wife. >> Leaving Prime on July 1st << The Amazon Prime "Ken Burns' American Lives is a collection of outstanding biographies and stories of some of America's most celebrated pioneers and historical figures."...
  11. scottf200

    TeslaFi - Battery Degradation Reports (upload your data) Model X

    [There is a similar thread in Model 3 area. My son has a model 3 and has lower range than most so I've spent a lot of time around this topic and the TeslaFI tool testing and providing orig enhancement request and suggestions along the way.] TeslaFI recently created a new (beta) Battery report...
  12. scottf200

    Tesla Trax V0.1 App DAW [ Making a Beat with Music Producer ] Model 3 Update V2019.40.50.1

    Title: Tesla Trax V0.1 App DAW [ Making a Beat with Music Producer ] Model 3 Update V2019.40.50.1
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    Save Dashcam clips on Honk - credit Brandon Bernicky

    Honk Dashcam feature is here with new software update 2019.40.50.1 https://i.imgur.com/EJZJnsG.jpg https://i.imgur.com/koGYhYS.jpg
  14. scottf200

    SOC goes higher than scheduled timed SOC limit

    Car: 2017 Model X 100D - MCU1 / AP2.0 -- using Gen 1 charger that came with car (14-50) Software monitoring: TeslaFI.COM - About+RawDataFeed (TeslaFi.com Tesla Model S X 3 Data Logger) I've been using the scheduled timed charge to go to 70% by 4am. Several times it will start trickle charging...
  15. scottf200

    Nissan Ariya SUV answer to Tesla Model Y and Ford Mach-E

    This appears to be more of a concept. They are advertising it at airports (pict below). No doubt they've learned the benefits of a proper TMS design as well by now. Nissan page: https://www.nissanusa.com/vehicles/future-concept/ariya-concept-electric-suv.html Ariya forum: Nissan Ariya Forum
  16. scottf200

    LTE (AT&T) keeps going out since 2019.32.12.1

    2017 X 100D with 2019.32.11 for 2 weeks prior to 2019.32.12.1 and everything was 100% fine with LTE. My AT&T LTE connection regularly go off and then back on (w/1,2 and even 3 bars) since getting 2019.32.12.1. EVEN when sitting still at a stoplight it turned on/off 6 times. Ramifications...
  17. scottf200

    LTE (AT&T) keeps going out since 2019.32.12.1

    2017 X 100D with 2019.32.11 for 2 weeks prior to 2019.32.12.1 and everything was 100% fine with LTE. My AT&T LTE connection regularly go off and then back on (w/1,2 and even 3 bars) since getting 2019.32.12.1. EVEN when sitting still at a stoplight it turned on/off 6 times. Ramifications...
  18. scottf200

    Model X Auto Open Frunk (new struts and spring)

    I did this a couple weeks back and really love it. Just used the Frunk again tonight when getting a few groceries and it reminded me that I was going to post this info. The video below is from YTer i1Tesla and show the results of his many hours of testing different struts to get the Model X to...
  19. scottf200

    Did you purchase a service loaner? 50K mile warranty question

    I bought a service loaner from Tesla with 4020K miles on it. Since it was never registered it is titled as new and that is the odometer mileage on the title document. Is my 50K mileage warranty actually up when the car hits 54K? or 50K? You'd think I'd be able to get a quick answer from Tesla...
  20. scottf200

    Did you purchase a service loaner? 50K mile warranty question

    I bought a service loaner from Tesla with 4020K miles on it. Since it was never registered it is titled as new and that is the odometer mileage on the title document. Is my 50K mileage warranty actually up when the car hits 54K? or 50K? You'd think I'd be able to get a quick answer from Tesla...
  21. scottf200

    My solution for increasing HVAC effectiveness when for solo (and pass)

    When driving mainly by yourself or with 1 other passenger in the front seat the rear vents in the backside of the armrest blow cold (or hot) air. I think other rear vents are off. I realize this likely to keep the whole cabin at a similar temperature but for a few years now I've been redirecting...
  22. scottf200

    Blindspot detection limited on after 2019.28.2

    Last night I went to 2019.28.2 after being on 2019.20.4.3 for 26 days. On my first drive after that I received a 'Blindspot detection limited' Drive Info Console message. After a 30 minute stop for business the drive home did the same thing. It would occasionally stop but then would come on a...
  23. scottf200

    Experience Cody WY to West Yellowstone MT

    I'm looking to travel (X 100D) this summer out West and go through Yellowstone National Park. I was wondering if others have taken this section and if they have taken my similar route (multiple ways thru). Google maps and tools that use them (i.e. MyScenicDrive) do NOT route nicely because of...
  24. scottf200

    Lost bolt on deflector where wheelwell meets rear door area

    Didn't really know how to describe this deflector but have pictures. Just noticed this at a supercharger the other day. Looks like it is tied (plastic rivets) to inner wheel well. Not sure if service center would carry something like this bolt. Wondering if I could get it at a hardware store...
  25. scottf200

    Rivian R1T electric pickup truck (and R1S SUV) - Normal IL

    Impressive specs. Built in Normal, IL This company has been working on this for several years. It looks quite impressive. At the bottom of this post is the Silverado truck and Ford truck yearly sales. I suspect there is room for a BEV truck and the prices of ICE trucks go pretty high (60-70s)...
  26. scottf200

    Some fun with heatmaps and EV related data

    USA Tesla Superchargers using the number of stalls at each Supercharger as part of the heatmap. -- (note Canada is not included in my heatmap). -- I put supercharger.info data into https://fusiontables.google.com and used stalls for the weight. ______________ ______________ ______________...
  27. scottf200

    Supercharger - Great Falls, MT

    Supercharger - Great Falls, MT There is an excellent location in Great Falls, MT that I recently discovered. This multi-stage development was started over a year ago. It is slightly upscale for the area. The hotel they put up as 4 Tesla destination charges *if* you are staying there. Not...
  28. scottf200

    2018.10 9982696

    Software version 2018.10 9982696 was just detected on a Tesla Model X 75D with Autopilot 2.5 hardware. The highest previous version was 2018.7 a3159ea. You were alerted per your settings on TeslaFi.com.
  29. scottf200

    2018.7 a3159ea

    Software version 2018.7 a3159ea was just detected on a Tesla Model S 90D with Autopilot 2 hardware. The highest previous version was 2018.6.1 641efac. You were alerted per your settings on TeslaFi.com.
  30. scottf200

    High Speed AEB Automatic Emergency Braking

    The Model S and X have High Speed AEB (> 50 MPH & <= 90 MPH). It appears that the 3 only has Low Speed AEB at this point (<= 50 MPH). Perhaps this has been discussed but has there been any news on Tesla doing testing and then adding High Speed AEB (note: hardware radar/camera are typically the...
  31. scottf200

    GM Auto Pilot -- 1956: A future vision of driverless cars

    From 1956: A future vision of driverless cars For the 1956 Motorama auto show, General Motors produced this musical short, "Key to the Future," which predicted self-driving cars in the far-off future of 1976. 4:20 minutes in.
  32. scottf200

    TM3 leaps over river - Police Dept FB story

    Morgan Hill Police Department Facebook page: ---------
  33. scottf200

    Model 3 and S/X software versions syn'ng? 2017.50.10 563d37d

    Prior to today it seemed Model 3 software releases were 2017.48.XX but now they are up to the 2017.50.xx week/format. Syncing up between the S/X and 3 cars.
  34. scottf200

    comma.ai: announces stopsign/red-light 'AP' - needs 10 cm GPS loc

    In below twitter periscope video (1/10/2018 5pm-ish) at about 19:36 into the video George Hotz discusses in a Q&A why stop sign and red light stopping requires high precision. It does not have anything to do with the ability to recognize the red (green) lights or signs. (seems stop sign / red...
  35. scottf200

    2017.50.1 ceae3b8 is out per TeslaFI

    TeslaFI email: "Software version 2017.50.1 ceae3b8 was just detected on a Tesla Model S P100D with Autopilot 2 hardware. The highest previous version was 2017.50 2275226. " Aside: Have 2017.50 2275226 on my delivered this morning on June 2017 X but a software update failed after I got it home...
  36. scottf200

    A New Way to Find Bugs in Self-Driving AI Could Save Lives

    Title: A New Way to Find Bugs in Self-Driving AI Could Save Lives A New Way to Find Bugs in Self-Driving AI Could Save Lives Most software bugs won’t kill you. A possibly lethal exception could be the error that leads a self-driving car’s AI to make the wrong decision at the wrong time. That is...
  37. scottf200

    Limited markup EV Car Charger Level 2 - 32A & 16A $249

    TD;LR - discovered a well built L2 charger being sold on ebay and seller provided addl details. Son is purchasing. Often Tesla owners have other electric cars (J1772) vs a Tesla 14-50 direct plug. Obviously do your own DD (Due Diligence) The SPX Voltec charger died that I purchased about the...
  38. scottf200

    360 surround-view of the car (DRIVE PX 2 stitches camera images)

    Has anyone at Tesla hinted at providing 360 surround-view (aka bird's eye) view of the car for things like parking backing out of garage, etc? The HW2 Nvidia board would appear to have features to help even. One use for all the cameras around the car unless I'm missing something (like they are...
  39. scottf200

    Quasi interactive Tesla Model 3 UI by Andrew Goodlad‏

    For anyone wanting to play about with the Tesla Model 3 UI I [Andrew Goodlad‏] recreated a very rough version from videos link: Loading... via: Andrew Goodlad on Twitter
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    My experience with Tesla Model X safety

    Last year I took at trip by myself out to SD for a Tesla car meetup. This year my youngest son went with me. We had a great trip as we hit SD then went up the western side of MT. We hiked and drove to various stunningly beautiful places while on our way to visit friends and family. We were on...
  41. scottf200

    Final report on Autopilot issued by @NHTSAgov & feature names (X)

    Doesn't seem to be a general forum for both cars. See this thread in the Model S forum. Final report on Autopilot issued by @NHTSAgov & feature names
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    Final report on Autopilot issued by @NHTSAgov & feature names

    @elonmusk tweets 19Jan2017: 1: Final report on Autopilot issued by @NHTSAgov is very positive https://t.co/KsOZSrr3l9 2: Report highlight: "The data show that the Tesla vehicles crash rate dropped by almost 40 percent after Autosteer installation."...
  43. scottf200

    Supercharger - Fort MacLeod, AB

    Anyone following this SuperCharger? 2323 7 Ave, Fort MacLeod, AB Google search of address: 2323 7 Ave, Fort MacLeod, AB - Google Search Location and other "2016" planned Superchargers that get you into the USA or us into Canada. Image: i.imgur.com/9MCqfef.png 123 mile radius circle below...
  44. scottf200

    3D mapping - GM SuperCruise and Tesla AutoPilot (8.0/8.1)

    Interesting comparison of GM (vs customers) doing 3D mapping of the environment compared to the new Tesla AutoPilot in version 8.0/8.1. See underlines. Quote via: GM takes time on self-driving Super Cruise system to get it right Blog post: Upgrading Autopilot: Seeing the World in Radar Press...
  45. scottf200

    Drafting (7) behind a U-Haul made ~60 wh/mi difference

    Long weekend helping a friend. Drove him from Chicago suburb to Erie PA on Sat using auto-pilot and traveling mostly 70 MPH (see red). On Monday, I followed him as he traveled in the small U-Haul without cruise control and driving mostly 65 MPH. I was following him using auto-pilot on the 7...
  46. scottf200

    Using Cargo Carrier and SUV tent for camping?

    I've been trying to think of an easier way to camp in the Model X. Here is the idea I have and would use if I could get the HVAC to stay on while charging at a campground (ie. noone in front seat). Use this cargo carrier that set at a 45ish degree setting vs 90 or 0. Carry plywood perfectly...
  47. scottf200

    FOB single push used to close front door

    I used to be able to get out and press the FOB and the drivers door would close. Now it just beeps since the recent firmware update (Mon Aug 15 2016 17:09pm 2.30.61). Here is a real-world scenario. Friend and I walked away from the X and were 50 ft away. He forgot something. I unlocked the...
  48. scottf200

    3rd row post replacement fails to go down. Others?

    I had my 3rd row replaced per the defect / 'recall'. It seemed to work initially. While on a roadtrip last month the passenger side stopped working and will not go DOWN. ie. stuck in up position Bit of a pain with luggage and such. My drivers side one works OK and as expected. I'm familiar with...
  49. scottf200

    Strange FaWD UI display like a hockey stick. Others seen?

    My Service Center person said the Tesla engineer he talked to has never seen this display. It must be dynamic based on all the sensor readings. I have Sig 603 so have had a few things go wrong but my service center person offered to put on the 3rd generation door sensors several weeks back...
  50. scottf200

    Auto Present Front Door now bumps me before I get past it

    Does anyone else use the Auto Present Front Door (APFD) option and having new issues in the past 2-3 weeks? Maybe 2nd to last software patch? It seems to have changed recently seemingly so that it would open faster (ie. you do not have to wait as long for it to fully open). HOWEVER, if you...

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