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    Tesla Virtual Power Plant in CA

    Can the powerwalls power your house and send power to the grid at the same time?
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    60 Days - Still no title, no plates, no loan number

    Carvana got in trouble for this very same thing
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    Will a Model 3 SR+ last 20 years driving on average 15,000 km/year?

    Will Tesla support vehicles that are 15 to 20 years old with hardware and software updates? Will they even make battery pack replacements or the drive motors for cars that old? Will the aftermarket start to offer battery replacements and motors
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    California bans small gas engines including gas generators

    A lot of the landscaping companies have zero turn mowers. This one has a capacity of 6 batteries to mow up to 2 1/2 acers. Doesn't list charge time. Spare batteries would be expensive. Most of the ICE mowers I see are also operated in the rain and generally left outside on trailers when...
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    Anyone switching to a Rivian R1T after watching reviews?

    https://cleantechnica-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/cleantechnica.com/2021/10/11/rivian-thinks-it-can-derive-15500-in-subscription-income-from-every-vehicle-it-sells/amp/?utm_source=AdWords&utm_term=rivian+owners+forum&utm_medium=cpc
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    It has 4,400 HP and 6,000 kW/hr's of capacity

    https://www.acwr.com/economic-development/rail-maps/class-i-freight-carriers
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    California bans small gas engines including gas generators

    New Solar farm in CA. Doesn't say how much battery backup will be needed The $550 million Crimson Solar Project will be sited on 2,000 acres of federal land west of Blythe, California, the Interior Department said in a statement. It is being developed by Canadian Solar (CSIQ.O) unit Recurrent...
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    6 seater has a decent amount of cargo

    Did you have to move the pass seat forward?
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    Repair that building instead of tearing it down

    With the Boxabl you still have shipping and permit costs. Add in plumbing and electrical. An HVAC system and a foundation you could be above 150,000 dollars It appears that the shipping costs are between 3 and 10 dollars a mile
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    Waymo Cars Having Fun in SF?

    So basically they have 100 cars driving a 1000 miles a week. Or 1000 cars driving 100 per week
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    Waymo

    If it can't turn around can it backup onto the busy street and go the other way? To many cars. Too narrow to turn around. Private drive
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    Can the American power grid sustain EV adoption?

    Would Farms need to setup their own mini grids to charge their Farm equipment? I see large Farm tractors, Sprayers Combines and Threshers almost every day. What kind of power grid setup would be needed for Farmers to keep all of their Farm equipment charged up?
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    Dented rocker panel on curb—what now?

    Get a few estimates. That looks like a 4,000 dollar repair
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    California bans small gas engines including gas generators

    I wonder if you can have enough battery backup for a city hospital to operate
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    Autonomous Car Progress

    Has Zoox started picking up people from the Airport and taking them to their hotels yet
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    Future Superchargers?

    Will the car take longer to charge if you are in it running the heater
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    Autonomous Car Progress

    Drivers in most areas do not get 75 to 80% of the fare. Is the Waymo ride without a backup driver cheaper than Waymo with a backup driver. Since most of the cost is the driver. Eliminate the driver cost will go down. Or am I wrong
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    Blog Musk Says Cyberquad Will Be ‘Least Dangerous ATV’

    If someone does flip it over will Tesla pay the doctor bills since Musk said it can't be flipped over
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    Blog Tesla Moving Headquarters to Austin, Texas

    I wonder if they will put the yoke in the semi
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    When will we see the first legacy automaker bankruptcy.

    Since it is the legacy automakers are the ones that also build the heavy duty trucks I think it will be awhile. How much battery power do you need for an Ambulance or a large utility truck. Even a large snowplow truck. Even the electric fire truck has a diesel motor
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    Cyber truck will be the best selling vehicle ever

    I think it will be easier to load items into frunk of the f150 than the cybertruck
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    Future Superchargers?

    Are there going to be more superchargers in rural and semi rural areas. US highway 60
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    Repair that building instead of tearing it down

    They have nice homes. Property taxes and homeowners insurance need to come down also If the government would reroute my leach fields and install a completely new septic system for a small house no more than 400 square feet I would let them put the house on my property.
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    California bans small gas engines including gas generators

    California law bans small off-road gas engines, including lawnmowers and chainsaws Asher Notheis Sun, October 10, 2021, 12:46 PM California took another step toward its goal of ridding the state of all gas-powered engines thanks to a new bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday. The new...
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    Autonomous Car Progress

    http://taxihowmuch.com/location/san-francisco-ca-us
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    Autonomous Car Progress

    As rideshare prices skyrocket, Uber and Lyft take a bigger piece of riders’ payments We booked 10 rides with Uber and 10 with Lyft. Drivers pocketed an average of 52 percent of our fares. by DAVID MAMARIL HOROWITZJULY 15, 2021 A Lyft driver passing through the Mission. (Photo by David Mamaril...
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    Broken hitch bolt

    Get a spring loaded center punch and make a few indentations in the center of the bolt. Take a carbide or cobalt drill bit and drill down deep enough to get the screw extractor in the hole. Do not drill all the way through the bolt. Don't let the drill bit hit the threads of the hole. You...
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    Electrician installed my NEMA 14-50 receptacle upside down..

    I just had a 220 outlet installed in my garage. The electricians also brought the 120 feed for the lights and outlets that were already there up to code. The 120 volt power was a major fire hazard. They had to trench 52 feet to my garage. My house has the meter on a pole that is on the...
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    Plaid brake issues

    At least you are beating the BMW
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    Anyone switching to a Rivian R1T after watching reviews?

    3/4 ton or 1 ton extended cab long bed or crew cab long bed . Something like this
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    Autonomous Car Progress

    Both Snow banks are ever changing. They can get smaller/larger in the space of a few hours. Day time melt then refreeze. You get more snow. The snow bank gets larger. Maybe a lot larger depending on snow fall amount and roads getting plowed making a small snow bank massive in just a few hours
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    Anyone switching to a Rivian R1T after watching reviews?

    Where are their repair facilities located?
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    Autonomous Car Progress

    Would things like snow banks affect the the centimeter accurate 3d maps
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    Autonomous Car Progress

    What about maintenance/cleaning costs. Paying people to take care of the cars. Insurance and registration fees and refueling costs gas or electric. Remote monitoring Leasing/purchasing costs of buildings for remote monitoring and storage/maintenance facilities
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    Anyone switching to a Rivian R1T after watching reviews?

    I don't understand why the base model is so expensive
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    Plaid Crash

    There are two kinds of racers. Those that have crashed and those that will. Race long enough and something will happen
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    500 + Mile Range Debate

    Do you have to stop more often to charge when making the trip in the Winter
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    Blog Tesla Bot Prototype Coming in 2022

    Now all they have to do is build a real robot and put it on a Military Obstacle course
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    Cybertruck

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    Lawsuit over autopilot accident

    5 Texas cops are suing Tesla, alleging a car on Autopilot injured them at a traffic stop Grace Kay Tue, September 28, 2021, 9:12 AM YouTube/Tesla Five Texas cops are suing Tesla, saying a Model X on Autopilot slammed into them in February. The suit accused Tesla of falsely advertising that...
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    EV Subsidies

    The average age for cars on the road is11.8 years old. There are millions of cars for sale that lower income people can afford. I can afford to buy a Tesla out of warranty. I cannot afford a battery replacement for it. My son has an 80 mile round trip commute. He spends 150 in gas a...
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    SR+ LFP Battery Design

    FCA, Cummins Being Sued Over Inflated Fuel Economy Numbers Share Tweet Subscribe By Stephen Elmer Jul 04, 2017 A new class-action lawsuit has been filed against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Cummins over issues with certain 2013-2017 RAM 2500 and 3500 heavy duty pickups. The lawsuit...
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    The Successful First All Civilian Orbital Flight - Inspiration4 Post Landing

    Give them a ride to the ISS First private citizens to go to the ISS
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    Rivian Reviews (Articles, Writeups, Videos) on Rivian Forums Website

    If they do build charging stations they should be pull throughs. It is a truck with a 11,000 pound towing capacity. People are going to tow with it.
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    Natural Gas vs Heat pumps for heating

    I'm looking at heating my 24x40 detached garage at my new place. Should I just go with a propane tank and heat or some sort of a mini split?
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    Roadster vs Porsche GT3

    Watkins Glen SCCA long course is 3.4 miles Each race is 14 laps 35 minutes. Where you have to complete 6 laps before you can pit. So the Roadster will be a good vehicle to compete with. I want one
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    Cyber truck will be the best selling vehicle ever

    Would it be difficult to use the yoke turn signals and turn the yoke for people with limited use or no use of one of their arms of hands?
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    Had an accident..

    Most likely she didn't have insurance either
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    Wheel damage from concrete divider

    Brake fluid?

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