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  1. davidc18

    Air Susp. Compressor comes on at startup after car sits overnight, but no drop in height.

    I picked up my parts from Rebuild Master Tech in Ft. Lauderdale. You can give them a call, their tech support answered all of my questions. Here is a link Rebuild Master Tech Air Suspension, Engine Parts & More... Keep us posted
  2. davidc18

    Think I found replacement lug nuts for the 21" wheels

    Swapped mine out years ago. Much better than stock.
  3. davidc18

    Power reduced may be restored on vehicle restart BMS errors w094 and u008?

    Good luck and have a great trip.
  4. davidc18

    Lifting Pucks

    +1 for Hockey Pucks. I keep 4 in the frunk.
  5. davidc18

    Painted my Headlights! DIY [Video] + lots of photos

    Looks great. I may have to do this if I keep my car. Thanks for sharing.
  6. davidc18

    Air suspension recalibration

    I had to rebuild both of my rears. I never got an suspension warnings. It would just settle all the way down overnight. Keep us posted on how it turns out.
  7. davidc18

    Air suspension recalibration

    you can check the air shocks with a bit of soapy water. They are fairly easy to rebuild with new O-Rings. Several threads on it.
  8. davidc18

    Reliability of older Model S?

    I am sure they have a ton of data to work out their product pricing. It was a bit of a let down to read the exclusion list.
  9. davidc18

    Reliability of older Model S?

    from their contract: (I attached the full text). Brent says they cover up to 27k in repairs but not the important mechanical bits.
  10. davidc18

    Newbie Tesla 2013 P85 Owner Here... Welcome all the advice from the Tesla Community.

    Congratulations and I would say drive and enjoy. The car should be pretty much trouble free after those repairs.
  11. davidc18

    Smart Air Suspension Problem

    From your write up I am not sure what is happening with your car. Do you have access to the service manual? I can see if I can find a link for you to download it.
  12. davidc18

    Real life experience with Xcelerate warranty?

    I have been out of warranty for a while. I just rebuilt the rear air shocks due to corrosion around the bottom O Ring. No other issues with the car. I was lucky to have the door handles updated and the MCU replaced before the factory warranty was up. In my case, I have to consider what is left...
  13. davidc18

    Vendor Rear Adjustable Camber Bushings for Model S/X Group Buy

    I emailed them and did receive a quick reply but it did not mention when they would be in stock.
  14. davidc18

    Real life experience with Xcelerate warranty?

    I have been reviewing the items that are not covered by X-care (section 4 of the contract). The list is quite extensive and should be reviewed carefully. I am having trouble finding the value in their coverage after reading so it is likely not a good deal for me. Brent has been great in...
  15. davidc18

    Checked Alignment: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

    lots of good info in this old thread
  16. davidc18

    Smart Air Suspension Problem

    I am guessing a sensor is bad. I've purchased parts from here: https://rebuildmastertech.com
  17. davidc18

    Rear air suspension not responsive

    Thanks for the write up. Please keep us posted on your progress.
  18. davidc18

    Reliability of older Model S?

    I don't know if Tesla still leases the Model S but if you want to drive a Tesla long term I am beginning to think that leasing works out to be less expensive. I'm on my 3rd Model S now. I've been out of warranty for some time now. I just rebuilt the rear air struts which had leaky bottom gaskets...
  19. davidc18

    Air suspension strut leak

    If you need any other rebuild parts: try rebuildmastertech.com
  20. davidc18

    Air suspension strut leak

    I ordered 49x5 O-rings from McMaster and they fit perfectly on the stock strucks.
  21. davidc18

    Smart Air Suspension Problem

    check for corrosion at the bottom of the air strut lip. spray a little soapy water up there and if it bubbles then you have found your leak. It is possible to repair. I expect that most of the cars that live up north are going to have this problem eventually.
  22. davidc18

    Air suspension strut leak

    It is fairly easy to rebuild the air shocks. They start leaking when the corrosion builds up and the O rings can not seat properly. Cleaned it up and reassembled. Problem solved.
  23. davidc18

    Nearly brand new 90 kWh Ludicrous battery pack, v3 - LIMITED TIME

    you can contact Jason here: Contact | 057 Technology
  24. davidc18

    AP1 ONLY Please -- life after 2018.50.6

    Mine just updated to 2020.48.37.1 - not sure where it was before.
  25. davidc18

    Solar Roof Broward County FL

    thanks for the update.
  26. davidc18

    Solar Roof Broward County FL

    Also trying to find this information for Broward. Anyone have updates?
  27. davidc18

    Unable to drive - Authentication required alerts every hour/two hours?

    Same here. Passive entry off. Get the same alerts.
  28. davidc18

    Wiki Sudden Loss Of Range With 2019.16.x Software

    Tesla, love the car - the company not so much.
  29. davidc18

    How to Sell Model S

    sold my 70D 2 years ago to Vroom. Good price and super easy.
  30. davidc18

    12V Battery Replacement Options

    My 12V died suddenly, luckily in the garage. Called Tesla SC, had battery in stock. I think 162 dollars and 30 minutes to swap the batteries and I was back in business.
  31. davidc18

    What is 12v battery replacement cost

    Here is a link to the info you need: https://rts.i-car.com/images/pdf/oem-info/tesla/body-repair-tech-notes/28635.pdf
  32. davidc18

    What is 12v battery replacement cost

    very small flat head screwdriver. pops right open and apart. you just have to find the release.
  33. davidc18

    What is 12v battery replacement cost

    I replaced the 12v in mine a few months ago. Local sc had them in stock. Takes about 20 minutes to change.
  34. davidc18

    2016 Model X P90D AP1 - 7 Seat with Premium Upgrades, Subzero Weather Package, Fully Loaded

    Good luck with the sale. I think your competition is Tesla used inventory at the same price point.
  35. davidc18

    Ownership journal: living with a used P85D

    Agree that you will likely need to look into a detector you can mount behind the nose cone. Congrats on your car. Looks like you are having a lot of fun!
  36. davidc18

    Would You Buy a Model S today?

    Sounds like you really want the new S. Go for it!
  37. davidc18

    Model S Technical / Mechanical Issues

    Hope you get a new pack this time. Would be good for everyone.
  38. davidc18

    Is this MCU or eMMC failure?

    The Dania Beach (FL) SC replaced my MCU right before the warranty expired when I was having intermittent LTE issues. They have always been great. Seems every SC is different.
  39. davidc18

    P85 rear air spring module disassembly or exchange with newer version?

    My p85d+ Is having an issue with the rear suspension lowering overnight. Have not found where the leak is yet.
  40. davidc18

    Can I set the cruise control speed limit more than 5mph over the speed limit. (AP, no FSD)?

    yes. you can set any speed up to 90 mph on divided HWs.
  41. davidc18

    Trying to make sense over PPF and Ceramic Coat ...

    Mine had a full PPF when I bought it. It does make washing the car much easier as any scratches disappear after the car sits in the sun a bit. That said, I would not pay to have it done to the entire car if it was new. The front bumper and hood I would do but not the rest. I would also add that...
  42. davidc18

    Can I set the cruise control speed limit more than 5mph over the speed limit. (AP, no FSD)?

    I don't believe so. The AP still reads the road signs and has a GPS dataset for the speed limits.
  43. davidc18

    Picking up my new to me 2015 P85D today

    Enjoy you car! Welcome to the club.
  44. davidc18

    How I fixed my air suspension leak for $1.00

    I have not pulled the back tires off yet to look. thanks for the pointers. will update.
  45. davidc18

    How I fixed my air suspension leak for $1.00

    Thanks, I'l take another (closer) look.
  46. davidc18

    TESLA does not respect its customers.

    Tesla has not cared about customers after the sale for many years now. If you are lucky, your service center will be full of friendly, helpful people, just don't expect anything at all from Tesla Corporate.

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