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    I just rejected my Model X delivery :(

    @ Vandacca BMW marketing literature specifically cites reduced air resistance for the narrow tire design choice. Tire diameter was increased to compensate for the lost contact area. The gains must have been substantial to justify the use of a completely new tire profile requiring them to get...
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    Test Report: Towing the Bowlus Road Chief

    Thanks @jackbowers. Great write-up. I am interested to learn about your overall experience travelling with the trailer. The Road Chief sounds like a perfect match for the MX but even so I am left to wonder if extended trailer travel is really practical just yet. Starting with 175 mile range...
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    White leather Question

    Confirming that the initial reason stated for white synthetic leather in Tesla marketing material was that it was easier to clean. Subsequent to launch there was a flurry of media coverage promoting the vegan friendly benefits. Early owners are reporting problems with cracking and Tesla has said...
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    I just rejected my Model X delivery :(

    I believe that decreased range with 22" wheels is primarily due to higher air resistance caused by the increased width of the tires. The BMW i3 uses unusually narrow tires specifically for this reason. Since air resistance (for turbulent flow) is proportional to the square of velocity, range...
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    All Discussion re: Tesla Motors Website & Forums

    With the TM forum remaining off line for so long now, I am left to wonder if Tesla simply took it offline to reduce visibility to MX quality issues and growing delivery delays. Access to that information certainly can't be helping sales or investor confidence (note massive stock price decline...
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    All Discussion re: Tesla Motors Website & Forums

    At this point we can only speculate why the Tesla Forum remains down. The only theory I am prepared to dismiss is that they are patching a security vulnerability. If that were the case, they would have taken the site down immediately rather than giving several days notice that it was coming...
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    WARNING: I rear-ended someone today while using Auto Pilot in my brand new P90D!

    First, I would like to thank the OP for sharing his experience and provoking a useful discussion. Second, I would like to add my support for Woof's theory. I am also an engineer and I also currently own a Mobileye (same as used in Tesla) based ACC in my BMW i3. I had a nearly identical...
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    Arm rests and cargo space

    Dave, I have spent weeks searching for the same information you seek. It is not to be found. Everything I have learned supports the statements made by @pvogel except I believe that the amount gained vertically will be a little more than 4-5 inches (closer to 9-10 inches if I had to guess). I...

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