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  1. FlatSix911

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    Good luck with that based on Tesla's track record. ;)
  2. FlatSix911

    Tesla Supercharger network

    I'm ready for the next EV day at the track! ;)
  3. FlatSix911

    Electrify America general discussion

    I'm ready for the next day at the track! ;)
  4. FlatSix911

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    From the 1Q22 Shareholder deck.
  5. FlatSix911

    Electrify America general discussion

    TLDR - The bottom line: EA system reliability and availability has suffered, while Tesla has not.
  6. FlatSix911

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    From the Tesla configuration site... the wording sounds pretty open-ended to me. ;)
  7. FlatSix911

    US Market Situation and Outlook (Rob Stark's American Megathread)

    Here's what I found: The survey methodology may be flawed because a problem is recorded when a system works, but customers don’t know how to use it. The J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) serves as the industry benchmark for new-vehicle quality measured at 90 days of ownership...
  8. FlatSix911

    US Market Situation and Outlook (Rob Stark's American Megathread)

    Interesting study... is the rating criteria the same for ICE and EVs?
  9. FlatSix911

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    More information here on the AP staff reductions. https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-autopilot-team-mass-layoffs/ "Tesla’s mass layoffs reached the Autopilot team in San Mateo. Autopilot workers have started posting the news on LinkedIn. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Tesla...
  10. FlatSix911

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    Correct, carbon-ceramic brakes and the high-performance wheel and tire package are required for 200mph. https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-plaid-track-package-wheels/
  11. FlatSix911

    Wiki Consolidated eMMC Thread (MCU repair) (Black Center Screen)

    Can you create sentry mode footage on an AP1 vehicle with MCU2?
  12. FlatSix911

    MASTER THREAD: Range Loss Over Time, What Can Be Expected, Efficiency, How to Maintain Battery Health

    Here is some good information from the TMC battery expert... posted in another thread.
  13. FlatSix911

    Electrify America general discussion

    It appears that Tesla still maintains a sizeable 10x lead over EA in network size and reliability. ;) "As of their latest update, Electrify America currently has around 800 stations with 3,500 individual chargers. In comparison, Tesla recently celebrated the opening of their 35,000th...
  14. FlatSix911

    Elon Musk

    You may want to give it a test drive... ;)
  15. FlatSix911

    Tesla Model S Standard Suspension Lowering Springs by H&R

    The Model S market is small and it appears that the H&R springs for the AWD dual-motor are the only game in town.
  16. FlatSix911

    Tesla Tequila #35 of 420. Last ever made

    Post a price on the forums... this is not eBay.
  17. FlatSix911

    An honest review of the yoke

    The real lesson here... don't drink and drive! ;)
  18. FlatSix911

    Thoughts on the BMW i4 M50?

    I've driven my Model S with traditional springs at the track and it performs. ;) Keep in mind that the current Model S has the EV track record at Laguna Seca. *(Faster than a NA Porsche 911 GT2 RS (991) driven by Randy Pobst) - 1:28.30)...
  19. FlatSix911

    Our diminished value case is headed to trial

    Life happens and you gave it a good college try.
  20. FlatSix911

    Vendor Tesla Model S Battery Extended Service Plans from 057 Technology

    Thank you for sharing this information on the 2012-2013 battery packs. Do you have enough data to form an opinion on the 2014-2015 packs?
  21. FlatSix911

    Starting to feel like Cybertruck is going the way of the Roadster: Vaporware

    Supercharging is still free for me as an early adopter of the Model S/X. Battery swaps not so much. ;)
  22. FlatSix911

    Elon Musk

    Keep in mind that we also have the medical and education systems that produce the most innovative technological advancements worldwide.
  23. FlatSix911

    Russia/Ukraine conflict

    Thanks for sharing the wall of shame. I was surprised to see France high on the list with its massive nuclear power program.
  24. FlatSix911

    coolant leak in rear drive unit (12k miles on odometer) and Tesla says someone touched it so the warranty NOT applicable

    Here is the video that details the repair of a similar coolant hose issue on a Model 3 - start at the 14:00 minute mark. Hope this helps.
  25. FlatSix911

    What the heck is in my paint?

    Looks like Tesla may have painted over a panel that had some flash surface rust. Talk to a Tesla manager about this ASAP.
  26. FlatSix911

    Vendor Official Signature Wheel Gallery | Model S Plaid & Performance.

    Nice looking lightweight wheels at 21.5 lbs... the OEM 21" Tesla wheel is 32 lbs Front, 36 lbs Rear!
  27. FlatSix911

    Understanding PGE/SVCE electricity bills/TrueUP

    Looks good... doesn't the PG&E E-6 rate plan start to phase out and transition to a TOU 4-9 pm plan on 7-1-22?
  28. FlatSix911

    Starting to feel like Cybertruck is going the way of the Roadster: Vaporware

    Here is the link to the referenced interview in the Electrek article. ;) During a new interview with the Tesla Owners Club of Silicon Valley, Musk confirmed that the Cybertruck design is now “locked”: We need to get on that [getting the Cybertruck to production]. At least, the design is...
  29. FlatSix911

    Model S Plaid Brakes Are Terrible!

    Interesting video on the performance modifications for the upcoming Pikes Peak Hillclimb... narrated by Randy Pobst.
  30. FlatSix911

    Tax credit

    I agree... the prior stimulus packages drove the runaway inflation we are now experiencing.
  31. FlatSix911

    Tax credit

    Here is an update on the proposed tax credit language from Electrek: https://electrek.co/2022/06/22/electric-car-tax-credit-bonus-union-made-evs-not-on-the-table-anymore/
  32. FlatSix911

    Ford requiring owners of F-150 Lightnings to not sell them in first year

    Case in point: ;) https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a21622751/the-flip-that-flopped-john-cena-and-ford-settle-gt-resale-lawsuit/ "According to a statement from attorneys for professional wrestler John Cena that was sent to the Jalopnik website, Cena and the Ford Motor Company have settled...
  33. FlatSix911

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Another factor to consider: Tesla needs a "Halo" car to continue to promote the brand image as the world's fastest production car... until the Roadster finally arrives! ;)
  34. FlatSix911

    Hertz Employees Using All Superchargers

    A while back Tesla decided to limit the commercial use of Superchargers after continued abuse by the Tesloop taxi service in LA. I think that the commercial use by Hertz employees would violate this agreement referenced in the Electrek article linked below...
  35. FlatSix911

    US Market Situation and Outlook (Rob Stark's American Megathread)

    Additional information from Electrek... https://electrek.co/2022/06/21/tesla-dominates-list-most-american-made-cars/
  36. FlatSix911

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    More information here from Electrek... ;) https://electrek.co/2022/06/21/tesla-dominates-list-most-american-made-cars/ Tesla already took the first place last year with the Model 3, but they have now released their 2022 list, and Tesla dominates it this year with the number 1 and 2 spots and...
  37. FlatSix911

    Elon & Twitter

    Looks like Elon is pulling back from his original plan for employee reductions. https://electrek.co/2022/06/21/elon-musk-moves-tesla-layoff-target/ Commenting on the layoffs, the CEO said today that the company is now aiming for a reduction of 3% to 3.5% of the workforce (Bloomberg): “We grew...
  38. FlatSix911

    Elon Musk

    I am surprised that no one has yet commented on the latest D&I news from Tesla. https://electrek.co/2022/06/20/tesla-lay-off-head-lgbtq-diversity-elon-musk-woke-mind-virus/
  39. FlatSix911

    Electrify America general discussion

    Complete nonsense... you continue to embarrass yourself and yet you keep digging. ;) The EA charging network has some serious issues related to reliability and maintenance.
  40. FlatSix911

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Social Security reform as you proposed will likely happen in the next few years to keep the system solvent.
  41. FlatSix911

    Electrify America general discussion

    TLDR: Bottom line 26.1% of the charging stations in the study could not supply power - 19% were non-functioning and 7.1% were design failures. A shocking statistic by any measure. ;)
  42. FlatSix911

    Supercharger - San Jose, CA - Saratoga Ave (under construction, 12 V3 stalls)

    PG&E must have sent out a crew to remove the signage. No time for a transformer ;)
  43. FlatSix911

    Solar PV News

    Yes, especially PG&E.
  44. FlatSix911

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    Additional details on the Tesla insurance program expansion. https://electrek.co/2022/06/17/tesla-launches-insurance-real-time-driver-data-nevada-more-states-come/ "Tesla updated its website to note that its real-time data insurance product is now available to customers in the state of...
  45. FlatSix911

    Russia/Ukraine conflict

    Good summary... thanks for sharing.
  46. FlatSix911

    Electrify America general discussion

    https://electrek.co/2022/06/16/study-finds-more-than-fourth-charging-stations-were-non-functional/ "The results were disappointing. According to the study, more than a fourth of all chargers were found to be nonfunctional when tested: Overall, 72.5% of the 657 EVSEs were functional. The cable...
  47. FlatSix911

    Scrolling wheel on steering wheel easily breaks. Is the part available separately?

    Here is the description of the work and part number in the Service invoice.
  48. FlatSix911

    Elon & Twitter

    With that approach, you would probably be fired by Elon well before you had a chance to disrupt others and quit in protest.
  49. FlatSix911

    Tesla infotainment system upgradeable from MCU1 to MCU2

    Contact Services | 057 Technology https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1QgSyLrNimg5wdoxzIzxcXcIZy79Zinq80wdcudn7xg0/edit#gid=0

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