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  1. 03DSG

    Canada - FSD rollout

    I’ve been using FSD for 8-10 days or so now. There is one consistent error. Every time I enter a lower speed zone ie: I’m doing 80km and pass a sign for ‘50 begins’ the car doesn’t slow down. Instead of it using regen/brakes to decelerate it just coasts. So every time I enter a lower speed zone...
  2. 03DSG

    Canada - FSD rollout

    Opted in. A week later after driving embarrassingly slowly and leaving gaps a bus could fill I ended up at 96%. Mostly following to closely followed by apparently aggressive cornering and hard braking. Opted out for a day or two, Safety Score disappeared and then I opted back in successfully...
  3. 03DSG

    Should I buy winter tires or wait? Picking up 1st car - MYLR 1st week of March in Toronto

    Some options if your not aware: https://www.spencetire.com/model-y2.html https://pmctire.com/en/packages/tesla-model-y/2020-2022-performance-long-range-awd-winter.tire
  4. 03DSG

    No front end PPF DC/NOVA - regrets?

    You really only need PPF on the front bumper. Buy a pre-cut kit, do the work and you won’t regret it. I also would include the headlights and fogs as well.
  5. 03DSG

    Powder coated paint done on your brake calipers

    They are down the road from Excellence Auto Collision, one of Tesla’s authorized collision repair centres.
  6. 03DSG

    Powder coated paint done on your brake calipers

    These guys specialize in calipers. Basically all they do. I used them for my track car over the years for calipers rebuilds. Complete disassembly, sandblasting and powder coating. Superior to paint. http://www.midwestcalipers.com/index.html
  7. 03DSG

    My PPF experience

    Do it yourself:
  8. 03DSG

    Rear camera recall letter arrived

    Ditto
  9. 03DSG

    How much tint did my fellow Ontarians get?

    45 here all side windows. Find anything darker bad at night outside of city lights.
  10. 03DSG

    where is cheapest place to buy tesla air filter from local Canadian market?

    From Tesla online. Free delivery. 2 required. Every 2 years. https://shop.tesla.com/en_ca/product/model-3-air-filter
  11. 03DSG

    Is the 2021 red brighter then past models?

    They look great brand new especially if inside under the showroom lights. Kinda like diamonds at a jewelry store. I love the look of MC red. It looks great when new and if it’s kept clean and polished just like the black. I was considering it as well but after seeing a few aging MC red Model S’s...
  12. 03DSG

    Tesla Model 3 Collision Repair

    I would highly recommend Excellence I used the one on Midwest. Terrific job. It’s the only really great experience I have had at any body shop ever.
  13. 03DSG

    Condensation in headlights - left light stays on

    No need to be nervous about the replacement. I have a very early LR 3 that had the LED signature light failure issue. Had 2 drivers side headlights replaced and 1 passenger side. New part # versions were installed each time. The last one was done by mobile service in my garage. Took about 1/2...
  14. 03DSG

    Any good examples of Tesla Wall Connector installed between garage doors?

    I have exactly 17 1/2” between the rails and 15 1/2” between the side wings I built. However I have the earlier Tesla wall connector that has the thicker, less compliant cable capable of 80 amps. The newer wall connectors have the thinner, more compliant cable capable of 48 amps. It will...
  15. 03DSG

    MYP SOC% vs performance with Dragy!

    Keep them coming. Interesting.
  16. 03DSG

    Caliper painting model Y- grand Montreal area

    The fixed 4 piston front Brembo calipers are aluminum while the single piston rear slider caliper brackets (carriers) are most likely steel. As Tony said they hold paint differently.
  17. 03DSG

    License plate surround

  18. 03DSG

    License plate surround

    Hi, Here are some pics of my install. You use the stock Tesla front plate holder. I requested mine to not be attached to the car when new but it’s pretty easy to remove if it comes attached. They include drilling template for drilling the holes in the Tesla plate holder to attach the arms to...
  19. 03DSG

    Trunk door protector (interior)

    Here’s a video link of the TesBros PPF protection package being installed on a 3:
  20. 03DSG

    Should PPF look OK from 5 feet away?

    That a really bad job. Poor application of a pre-cut pattern. Dirt is going to get under all those exposed edges and look terrible. Using a pre-cut pattern is fine. It’s the installation of it that’s bad. I would want a refund and go somewhere else.
  21. 03DSG

    Any good examples of Tesla Wall Connector installed between garage doors?

    I used readily available 1” x 6” lumber for the wings. I attached a piece of rectangular strapping running down one edge of the 1 x 6 with screws to give me a way to screw it to the wood frame that secures the door track. Had to leave gaps where the track attaches. Here’s a couple of closeups:
  22. 03DSG

    Any good examples of Tesla Wall Connector installed between garage doors?

    Here you go. As you can see I installed side ‘wings’ to contain the cord and keep it away from the tracks. The box above it the emergency shutoff switch. Required if the fuse panel is not in the garage:
  23. 03DSG

    Model Y RWD need advice

    Y would be a great young family car if your ok with the RWD and standard range. I have a 3 but my wife has a Ford Escape. If we go down to 1 vehicle it will be a Y.
  24. 03DSG

    Ordered M3P 02-23-21 and Vanity Plates!

    Nice! IMO best color combo. Wish the white interior was available back when.
  25. 03DSG

    Model Y should be $6500 cheaper in Canada

    Tesla Is Shifting All Standard Range EVs To LFP To Ensure Supply Elon Musk says Tesla is shifting more electric cars to LFP batteries over nickel supply concerns - Electrek
  26. 03DSG

    Tesla auto insurance premium varies greatly between different postal code??

    We moved from Scarborough to Cobourg 8 years ago. 3 cars. Our insurance on the 3 cars dropped 50%. Currently insuring 2014 Ford Escape and a 2018 Model 3. Both include optional 1,000,000/3,000,000 medical/catastrophic coverage. $850 for the Escape and $985 for the Tesla BUT the Tesla includes...
  27. 03DSG

    Windshield wiper fluid

    I second the CTC Reflex brand. This one in particular. It’s rated to -49 and comes in a large 9.5 litre bottle. I use the big bottle to fill a couple smaller ones: https://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/reflex-ice-defence-windshield-washer-fluid-49c-9-46-l-0290002p.html#srp
  28. 03DSG

    Mats for Model 3

    3D MaxPiders are good. Full coverage and easy to clean. Can order from Costco and others.
  29. 03DSG

    Toronto Collision Repair Recommendations?

    Excellence on Midwest: Excellence Auto Collision
  30. 03DSG

    Aviva Insurance

    I was with Traders General until the merge but have been with Aviva ever since. Cars and home. Good rates. One minor collision claim handled very professionally. No issues.
  31. 03DSG

    Best aftermarket dash strip to replace OEM wood (with pics...hopefully)

    Thats actually one of the reasons I bought the TSportline dash cap. I liked that the grain was in the same direction as the OEM carbon fibre grain on the model S and X dash. Top left to bottom right. Its also the only CF in my interior so no issue for me.
  32. 03DSG

    What to call a MY with Acceleration Boost?

    Possibly nothing? It’s a really clean look.
  33. 03DSG

    Ontario electricity billing change: TOU or tier for EV charging?

    Exactly. Even retired, staying home and charging overnight. I was consistently paying a smaller total bill YOY compared to the Covid 24/7 fixed TOU rate months. Corrected for variances in monthly YOY charging amounts. It’s the overnight charging at the low off-peak rate that makes the difference.
  34. 03DSG

    New Model 3 Sport wheels

    I don't like the 'new' Sport wheels at all. Too 'Slipstream' looking for me. Hate the flat wide wheel edge.Yes, probably better aero but if you want better aero just stick with the dinner plate 18's.
  35. 03DSG

    For Sale: TesBros Model 3 Complete Chrome Delete Kit

    SOLD Thanks for the interest
  36. 03DSG

    For Sale: TesBros Model 3 Complete Chrome Delete Kit

    Brand new TesBros Model 3 complete chrome delete kit. 3M 2080 DARK SATIN GREY. Kit contains TWO complete sets of upper window trim, lower window trim, side turn signal/camera, door handle and mirrors. ONE set only of the front and rear 'T' emblem as I kept one set. I chose not to install. My...
  37. 03DSG

    Puzzled by loud fan or blower noise

    Blowing air through the HVAC system to dry it out. Prevents mold and the musty smell many were getting.
  38. 03DSG

    Rear Drive Unit Failed

    Yes. Here’s the RDU part number: ASY,3DUR,MOSFET-HC(1120980-00-G) Other RDU’s around my 30,000 VIN WERE 00-C
  39. 03DSG

    Rear Drive Unit Failed

    Just had the rear drive unit replaced on my Jun 2018 RWD with 27,000 km. Got following warning: We were headed out for shopping trip and wife was uncomfortable with this so we went home and got the Escape. Booked a service appointment and went for 8am today. They gave me an S P90D with...
  40. 03DSG

    Curb Rash - Wheel Repair

    Fitting it into their schedule and what needs to be done. My wheels were gone for a week but it was a Muti-step complete refinishing.
  41. 03DSG

    GTA PPF Recomendations

    You won't be disappointed.
  42. 03DSG

    Model 3 trunk more stiff to close

    Just Lube the hinge rotating points occasionally. Easy to see where they are by moving the lid up and down a bit. Any widely available spray lube will do. Use them on your trunk and door hinges as well. These would both work great and last a long time...
  43. 03DSG

    GTA PPF Recomendations

    Home > Evelyn Protective Films & Coatings | Markham | Toronto | GTA Fabian did my full frontal PPF, side window tint and ceramic coating in July, 2018. Custom PPF install with wrapped edges. One piece full mirror. One piece full front bumper. Zero defects and zero issues. In reality, with all...
  44. 03DSG

    Rear Window Full tint problems and negative experience at oakville tesla

    My take on it is that any aftermarket add-on, and most have at least some, is at our own risk. I just had my passenger side headlight replaced under warranty (Model 3 early build known issue). I also had the drivers side replaced within a month of delivery back in 2018. They both had...
  45. 03DSG

    Headlight signature lights failed

    Thread resurrection. Replaced my drivers side HL twice in late 2018 from original part # -00-G to upgraded part # -00-I due to the LED strip failure. 2 weeks ago noticed my passenger side strip was out. Mobile service replaced it under warranty this week. Failed part # -00-G to upgraded part #...

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