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    How did you tint rear window?

    Thanks all for the feedback. @webwarmiller: why did you do 20% on rear windows?
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    How did you tint rear window?

    Hi, I finally decided to tint my Tesla 3. It is dark grey with white interior. I am thinking to do side windows 35%. However, Not sure what to do with rear as it has already gradual tint. Trying to get some input from other owners who have gone through that process.
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    08/19 Tesla 3 LR already equipped with Trailer hitchcover?

    thanks for confirming. What is the preferred hitch here? Eco or Stealth?
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    08/19 Tesla 3 LR already equipped with Trailer hitchcover?

    I am interested in installing a trailer hitch on my Tesla 3. I took delivery in August 19. It appears that it has already a hitch cover underneath bumper? In this case I could skip cutting a hole? I will try to take better picture...
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    Garage Door Opener Options - pros and cons of various solutions

    that might the simplest and best solution. Was also looking at pre-made stealth options like this: Micro_Waterproof_Switch But I think I will Velcro to inside of the door pocket
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    Garage Door Opener Options - pros and cons of various solutions

    Sounds like my choices are either the Tesla charger or to install a stealth remote. I have done that in the past for an import car using a regular remote and wire a button to it. Granted in the Tesla woudl be a bit more difficult to wire. Actually, my best option might be in the phone charger...
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    Garage Door Opener Options - pros and cons of various solutions

    How does Tesla open work when garage is open? My current opener simply woudl toggle. With other words if door is open and I click button it woudl close. Since I do it manually I can control accident. i.e. lift-gate of other car open
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    Garage Door Opener Options - pros and cons of various solutions

    For obvious reasons I am looking for garage door opener solutions for my Tesla 3. I guess I have the following basic options: 1.) get the Tesla $300 retrofit 2.) Use my opener remote 3.) Use a bluetooth based solution 4.) Use a Wifi solution At first I thought I like the idea of using the phone...
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    MASTER THREAD: Floor Mats

    Hi, Planning ahead, I am looking for winter floor mats for my Tesla 3. I have used Weathertech on my other cars. Seem always good quality. Only downside, the plastic is a bit hard. Sometimes I prefer the rubber feel. But I think the trade-off will be coverage
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    Conduit getting warm during charging

    Twine going around conductors every x feet? I was actually thinking to use conduit seal in accessible places to dampen and hold conductors in place: Black Electrical Tape Not sure if this is code... I am assuming it woudl also block heat
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    Scheduled charging at home - charging any time when not at home

    I like to charge the car after midnight when at home. But any time when not at home. I know I can schedule when the car charges. However, this also means that car will not charge during the day at work or similar?
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    Conduit getting warm during charging

    Thanks for all the replies. A couple of answers; - conduit is about 60ft long - I can't access conduit in all places, but where I can it seems that the conduit is evenly warm. There is a 90 degree conduit bend near middle that actually appears to vibrate just slightly. - split phase 240V. Have...
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    Conduit getting warm during charging

    Just completed my install on the wall charger with 3/4 EMT conduit, 6AWG hots and 8AWG ground. Interesting to observe that conduit actually gets warm. 60A circuit breaker even slightly hot when touched on front. Assuming this is expected?
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    Charger installation - best way to adpat knockout to 3/4" conduit

    For those in conduit code areas... After some more investigating, it seems there is simply no perfect solution. Especially, if you desire you make a watertight connection Here is what I tried: 1.) using reducing washer problems: a.) second washer does not fit inside. b.) watertight EMT...
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    Charger installation - best way to adpat knockout to 3/4" conduit

    thanks. BTW. Does anyone know the name of type of screw used to mount extended profile bracket? The screws are to short when going into drywall. P.S. isn't that a metal screw anyhow?
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    Charger installation - best way to adpat knockout to 3/4" conduit

    I am in the process of installing my wall charger. I am using the bracket for top feed with conduit. I am running 3/4" conduit. The top knockout is meant for 1" conduit. Typically, I woudl be using a reducing washer. Just wondering what others are using given the plastic shell.
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    rear license plate removal - stuck on

    trade-in - plate swap
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    rear license plate removal - stuck on

    no. I have a license plate in the Tesla frame. Both attached to the car with 2 screws. I removed the two screws. Neither licenses plate of frame can be removed. Seem like there is a double sided tape between license plate and back plate.
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    Wall charger "custom" length cable?

    The 8ft cable is going to be short at least 1ft in my setup. the 24ft is too long. Has anyone cut the 24" down?
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    rear license plate removal - stuck on

    it is the rear plate. Plate/frame is mounted with two screws. After removing the two screws frame/plate stay on even with a good pull.
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    rear license plate removal - stuck on

    Hi, Just got a new Tesla 3. I wanted to swap out the Tesla frame with Silicone. It looks like the license plate is stuck on? With double sided tape?
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    How to protect white seats

    What are white seats owners do to protect seats against dirt and blue jeans?
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    Looking for license plate frame recomendation for rear

    I am getting a grey Tesla 3. Typically, I got simple matte black frames. I might consider on the grey a chrome frame. Also, are there 4 or 2 holes? Any recommendation are welcome. P.S. assuming there will be no plate holder in the front. Or do I have to specify not to?
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    Are you using a disconnect for your Wall charger ?

    My town has adopted: "National Electric Code, 2017 Edition" Aside code, does it seem like a good idea? or at least a switch? i.e. Leviton 60 Amp 600 Volt Industrial Grade Double Pole Single Phase AC Manual Motor Controller Toggle Switch - Black-MS602-FW - The Home Depot
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    Relocating to Switzerland

    Generally, you can import a car duty free after 6 months. Importing a car - Hello Switzerland I saw several Tesla S. Just check whether your Tesla is sold in CH. Where are you going to move? Given the quality of roads driveability in general will be good. Please note, most people in CH switch...
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    Are you using a disconnect for your Wall charger ?

    Just wondering if people generally get a disconnect for a wall charger. Code probably varies across US. In case anyone has experience in NW suburbs of Chicago I...
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    Wall charger out of stock

    Any silver charger was out of stock for the past two weeks or so. By coincidence it was back in stock last night, just ordered one. I need to get my garage ready before I can order the Tesla 3.
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    Wall charger out of stock

    Does anyone know what is going with Tesla wall chargers?
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    LR AWD Waiting Room

    would any of the new owners mind to look underneath rear bumper to see if LR AWD now come with hitch cover?
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    Trailer hitch

    2019 Model 3 Performance has a hitch cover
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    Trailer hitch

    that seems right. If I could find the UK variant with cutout and cover and Tesla actually selling it to me... That being said it appears that some US Tesla now come with cover (still no hitch). I was hoping to get aftermarket hitch and fit though that opening...
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    2019 Model 3 Performance has a hitch cover

    my hope was that the aftermarket stealth hitch woudl fit through...
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    2019 Model 3 Performance has a hitch cover

    That is interesting. Should I expect a newly ordered long range AWD to have it?
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    Trailer hitch

    Does anyone know which bumper parts are actually different for UK hitch cutout? is it: Model 3, Rr Fascia, Lower, Assy 1103035-00-D or actual bumper skin? M3 RR FASCIA UPPER SVC https://epc.teslamotors.com/#/systemGroups/47269
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    Trailer hitch

    what is the white paint change?
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    Buying a used Tesla 3 advice...

    With the recent price drop compared to inventory expectations it doesn't seem to make sense for me to buy used for now.
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    Trailer hitch

    I need a trailer hitch for a bike rack. I know there are some decent (stealth) aftermarket options. However, it woudl be nice not to deal with installation (bumper removal). Also, I woudl prefer the factory finish for the bumper hole that needs to be cut. I understand in UK this is now a...
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    Buying a used Tesla 3 advice...

    Here is another example I don't understand: Model 3 / 2018 / BLACK - 0238b | Only Used Tesla listed for $58k when a new one is $57400
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    Buying a used Tesla 3 advice...

    Currently seeing only one Tesla 3 on Tesla.com 2018 Model 3 | Tesla which is $48,400 - new $50900 unless I am missing an option If not, just doesn't make sense
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    Buying a used Tesla 3 advice...

    thanks for all your input. BTW. I am looking for long range AWD. Didn't even know there was a LR without. I am in IL, as far as I know no incentives other than the small remaining federal. Traditionally, I am buying newer used cars to reduce initial high depreciation. Also, I don't think I would...
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    Buying a used Tesla 3 advice...

    I decided that I woudl like to try a Tesla 3. I prefer buying a used one. I know that Tesla know sells used cars. However, not much inventory. Also, checked out the usual car web sites. I am no stranger to buying and selling cars though such portals. However, I was surprised to see the used car...

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