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  1. Jdcleary

    Can't Get Internet?

    Tried rebooting (Scroll Wheels) several times and shutting Model X off but still only get very weak signal regardless of where car is located. Anyone having this problem?
  2. Jdcleary

    Is civility dead?

    When my wife and I get into our Model X, the driver side door opens for me and my wife is left with opening her door. It just doesn’t feel right to me. Our model X has the option of either automatically opening the driver’s door when the driver approaches or not automatic opening but opening...
  3. Jdcleary

    Affordable 2013 Model S85 for Sale – Edmunds shows “True Market Value” $51,598

    Edmunds Information True Market Value ® Trade-in $48,401 Dealer Retail $54,650 Private Party Sale $51,598 Customized True Market Value Prices ® Private Party National Base Price...
  4. Jdcleary

    Help getting Des Moines, IA Destination Charger

    Des Moines, IA needs a Destination Charger and over the past two years I have personally contacted every major hotel brand in the area. My last contact, about a month ago, was the Holiday Inn in West Des Moines. Today the GM called me to say that they were very interested and had immediately...
  5. Jdcleary

    Model S Depreciation significantly higher than expected

    My Model S listed at $89, 820 and with the Federal Tax Credit of $7,500 the net cost, excluding Sales Tax and License, was $82,320. The car will be 28 months old on July 10th and has 54,000 miles. My Tesla trade-in quote was $37,000 meaning the Model S has lost 55% of it's value. Will my...
  6. Jdcleary

    Interesting Terminology – Tesla “Pumps”

    We stopped at the Weatherford, OK Supercharger shortly after it became operational and were greeted by an enthusiastic gentlemen whose employer owns the nearby Holiday Inn and Lucille’s Roadhouse. It was the first time he had seen a Tesla charging and we probably should excuse him for calling...
  7. Jdcleary

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has nearby HPWCs

    The 21C Hotel in Bentonville, AR, located near the renowned Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, installed two HPWCs and I tested them today. Both HPWCs worked fine at 79 amps and 201 volts. The two units are located in the valet section of the structure and easily accessible. According to...
  8. Jdcleary

    Amarillo, TX B&B with Charger (NEMA 14-50)

    After a suggestion that B&Bs might be more receptive than hotels to install a NEMA 14-50, I contacted the La Casita del Sol B&B in Amarillo and asked if they would provide a 50 amp outlet. They agreed and sometime in the next 2 weeks it will be operational. (Thanks for the suggestion Jerry33)...
  9. Jdcleary

    Looking for a Tesla owner near Amarillo, TX

    Does anyone know a Tesla owner that lives near Amarillo? I would like to contact this person and would appreciate a PM with any contact information. My primary purpose is find any accommodations in the area with charging and if there might be a perfect place for a destination charger. I am...
  10. Jdcleary

    Looking for a charge port south of Minneapolis....fast

    Looks like the cold weather is going to leave me short on my trip to Minneapolis. I'm going to run out between Albert Lea and Lakeville, MN. Anyone know of a good place to charge? Preferably a high-power charger. Need to get to east side of the Cities so I will need to add about 50 miles to...
  11. Jdcleary

    Branson, MO Area (Big Cedar Lodge) has NEMA 14-50

    Per our inquiry, and our personal donation, Big Cedar Lodge has now a NEMA 14-50 installed and operational. Yesterday morning we tested the installation and this NEMA 14-50 (196v 40 Amps) produced a rated rate of 22 mph. The unit is located at what they call their Security Station and their...
  12. Jdcleary

    HPWC at 80 amps only getting 55 MPH not published 62 MPH

    Disappointing results today when new fuses installed in HPWC only provided 55 MPH. Has anyone been able to get the published 62 MPH?
  13. Jdcleary

    Northeast Wisconsin/Michigan’s UP (Florence, WI) Charger Update

    On July 11th I visited Florence, WI for three days and was interviewed by the local Mining News paper and the Iron Mountain News paper as I was charging at the newly installed Florence Charging Station...
  14. Jdcleary

    Visiting Crystal Bridges Art Museum in NW Arkansas?

    If you were considering visiting the new Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, AR but couldn’t see any charge points in the area, perhaps you can help make that a reality. The museum is completely free and also the parking, including a parking area perfect for charge stations. I spoke with...
  15. Jdcleary

    Searching for Model S owners in Arkansas

    I was told in a conversation with Build My Model S personnel that someone in Northwest Arkansas just recently took delivery of their Model S. Up until now I thought I was the only person in the whole state that had a reservation. :smile: Please let me know who you are, what you had...
  16. Jdcleary

    Hello from Bella Vista, AR

    Hello, Being new to forums I posted this as a “reply” thread so now I’m doing it over in Post New Thread. I’m learning. :smile: Model S #13,967, non-perf, 85KWh, Pearl White, Black Leather, Piano Black, 19", Panoramic, Tech, Air Suspension - Considering Twin Chargers. :confused: Need to...

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