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    FSD Beta 10.69

    We are getting closer to the xmas release ( we always get an xmas release) .. self driving sleigh beta perhaps? I think I could get it into Sleigh mode while in FSDb ( Haven't tried) . it is not to early is it? it is after halloween...
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    2017 Model S 90D for Sale - NY

    Looks great!. I have a red 90D with half that miles. how's your battery range holding up ? . hope you get your sale. I am looking to add aero kit. nice to see what that looks like on our age cars.
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    Not Available 2022 Tesla Model S Long Range For Sale - 358 Miles - $115k OBO

    selling it because?.........it looks nice!.. dont turn it into a turo....
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    Question on FSD and making a turn

    hi sorry to hear you experience has been disappointing. I do agree that this is all a matter of expectations, one's comfort with the tech ( patience for the machine todo its thing,- like a teenager) and willing to tweak a few things ( like speed settings, camera calibration). I've had FSDb...
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    FSD Beta 10.69

    definitely send them a clip of that one may even email them too! it should still be able to see the edge of the street( maybe it thinks it is all one lane and is taking its half out of the middle. Then maybe map doesnt have enough info or some thing
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    Model S pre-facelift to facelift Prior Design PD-S1000

    looks nice , while you are at it Iwould recommend the putting in the lighted lower reflector add ins. ( they are on ebay) .. the easiest time to add them is when the bumper and tray cover is off here is an example...
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    FSD Beta 10.69

    they switched in Virginia to bright yellow reflective traffic light backing edges to provide more contrast in cases like this . this time of year we have the same problem with our roads being very east west facing ( bad in the morning sun up and the evening commute sun down) I did...
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    FSD Beta 10.69

    10.69.2.2 looks good for me in VA.. 3 items that were bugging me on unlined suburban streets are fixed and clean. I am working to tweak my "speed above the Speed limit" to match the prevailing traffic just a little bit more. still a few spots it goes a little faster than I would...
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    What's your next EV after Tesla?

    Ive really been eyeing the Audi GTe , their taycan sister car, ( it is still more than a MS Plaid I think) .. but I am so invested in FSDb on my 2017 MS 90d and all my upgrades, (and the battery is still really great !) that I cant see moving to another. I got lucky and have a good...
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    FSD beta

    you should start seeing requests they have really opened it up for more people. for a while there they added no one new
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    How do I know when I receive FSD beta?

    the safety score game will definitely change your driving habits especially coming onto traffic form on ramps adn car spacing and how fast you take a off ramp. you'll find you can do a few things to game it ( look in the threads for how folks got to 99 and 100) glad they are opening it...
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    Just come across the phantom braking issue, considering canceling my order

    I phantom brake when I see a police car in case I was going too fast (my wife hates that) .. the car is doing it if some thing is spooking the AP or EAP ( it can some times be the wrong series of shadows . I use FSDb regularly and any hesitation is now when it seems warranted...
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    New loaner/Uber policy?

    WOW! is this everywhere? it was bad enough that I had to wait 5 weeks for a suspension part after hitting a pothole ( people don't do that too often do they that you would actually have the parts avialable ... ;) ) then picked up the car and it looked like what a car looks like...
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    Planning to Buy 2017 Model X 90D

    if you do a '17 as the others have said make sure it has a MCU 2 and HDW3 drive computer. those upgrade for me, made mine get to 2019 quality . and the battery on Version 3 90 Pack after march 17 (I think) have held up . I get 242 ( I think) . it is much better than a 60 or a...
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    Elon: FSD Beta tweets

    Woof! On the price hike .. makes me feel a little bit better about adding it some years ago at $4k. It also makes my old 2017 feel positively new (with some of the hDW upgrades we had todo). It will be a dis incentive for the average non technical user. Which is probabbaly good In Keeping down...
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    Pulls left when engaging autopilot

    Hi all mine did this after I hit a bump of asphalt and miss aligned the right rear control arms (and a bent wheel).. even after the service center fixed the bent control arms the car pulled very close to the line tot he point of making FSD un usable.. what did the trick and fixed it fine...
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    Elon: FSD Beta tweets

    and flying cars in 2 years, and Fusion in 10 years,
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    Model S Service Experience

    if it is any consolation ( and it wont be) Tesla service is now uniformly bad. In northern VA i used to have very good service experiences Since 2017, loaner cars, they vacuumed and washed the cars before giving them back. like the " luxury brand" the used to proport to be . I just had to...
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    Tesla Service

    I'm sure others have worse experience. I have had the car for 5 years and did the annual maintenance and service was on time and great .... Until ....This past one/ I hit a mound of dried asphalt that was there due to a road crew refinishing a road. My right rear wheel canted in ( looks...
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    FSD is a fraud

    Fraud in this case must be in the eye of the beholder ( or the expectation of the beholder, or a lawyer of the beholder).. meanwhile I guess I have one of the only cars that actually works right, my FSDb sessions are nearly perfect ( better than my expectation actually), I don't flaunt them...
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    Wiki MASTER THREAD: Actual FSD Beta downloads and experiences

    just took .12.2 on a long drive from northern VA to Cleveland and back . i deliberately used FSD beta in town and from and to the super chargers ( I charged only twice each way) . it shifted to NOA onthe highways and was near flawless at 78 to 80 MPH. I have driven half of this...
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    Wiki MASTER THREAD: Actual FSD Beta downloads and experiences

    ahh thanks yes that that is what i do as well in the FSD beta ( city streets) occasionally it will want to take a different rout to a familiar spot. that seems to be picking up traffic estimation to help with the route. I did notice two revs back the FSD beta picking a different...
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    Wiki MASTER THREAD: Actual FSD Beta downloads and experiences

    try it 2 more time and see if it is repeatable. I have found when you are a new load things take a few miles to sort of stabilize out. i have a a very unpotected left turn in to my neighbor hood that presents the car with alot of differing oncoming traffic crossing 2 lane scenarios and...
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    Wiki MASTER THREAD: Actual FSD Beta downloads and experiences

    what did you have NOA set on ? I found I some time forget and it was trying to take me to work on a weekend morning or a weekday morning but I wasnt going to work. and start taking other ways in stead of the straight trip I wanted. some times if you don put in any destination it wil...
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    FSD Beta 10.12

    I really do like using it . im off to try a 7 hr drive all on FSD ( and beta) . BUT....... I wont be taking a nap with it yet,, it does make the drive less tiresome, and now with lots of super charger I can time that to match lunch/ dinner. as they say its all good! its more of a...
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    5000 km road trip - Vancouver (BC) to San Diego round trip

    wow, this doesnt add up , now granted im on the east coast, and yes, if you had tried this on back roads ( and nice scenery) in 2017 ( with my MS 90D) you would have had to have the plug share ap and the internal super charger map at the ready. in the " early days" if you strayed from...
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    Service Center Sterling VIrginia

    I have had good experience with the group there , albeit it has been through COVID and every thing was touchless ( I didnt even leave my Key fob and I never saw anyone ) and as you drive in it its geofences and they send you a note in the app the second you arrive. plenty of ubers circling...
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    Vendor Antigravity Group 51R LiFePO4 Lithium battery for Tesla - Coming Soon

    any chance this could work for an older MS lead acid? I have a 2017 and am living on borrowed time. the SC wont replace it til " the message" comes up ( .i.e.. you have like less than a day to get it to the SC.
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    Model 3 Not drivable

    wow!, saw your pictures and saw that hole and my first response was " that's not good!" (understatement) :) . glad to know good insurance can cover some thing like that. im going to check my insurance!. you are actually in better shape tesla would have fought with you whether its was an...
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    FSD Beta 10.11

    I take several small unmarked streets on my way home and this versions 11.2 takes its " half- out of the middle" then it does little bit of " chicken" with on coming cars then moves over proportionally but not after making my neighbors mad . previous version seems to be better that...
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    CCS Adapter for North America

    this may be further back in the thread, would this work on an older MS <2018?
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    Tried a FSD subscription. It's not worth it...

    HI all I think you are missing one interesting point about One of the reasons they now charge $12k and make you go through the safety score training and the waiting game for the BETA. For the neural net they need massive amounts of test and case situations data, which they tried to get...
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    Model S intermittently loses 4G/LTE/network connectivity while powered off

    HI Im on 22.4.5.21 ( latest FSD beta 10.11.2) , it happens about every two to three days ) on my '17 Ms AP 3. I drive for about 2-3 minutes and it comes back on.. The bug is probably in the power saving SW .interestingly when I am home and connected to wifi , when Ieave the house it...
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    Charging While Towing

    a bunch locations in our area have 1 pull through out of 8 ( usually the ones off the interstates where some one might be towing something I think) instead of the the standard back in . but you sort of have to know what is at the location the charge map doesn't say . some have been...
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    FSD Beta 10.11

    just got 10.11.2. from 10.10.2 so I can see some significant differences. I have a 2017 MS AP3 setup ( new cameras and all that) so far for me it is a bit of a regression so far on unmarked suburban streets. The display is definitely less jerkier, the turns are smoother, less...
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    The catastrophe of FSD and erosion of trust in Tesla

    so to put some perspective on things , here's a different take (but i'll probably be branded a fan boy). since 2017 I have not complained about what the capabilities do ( that means you have a expectation , and I learned early on to not use Elon's description or what the sale guy...
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    Anyone using 'Recurrent'?

    I find it pretty good. it does seem to give some good info on how much things might have degraded. not sure About its total accuracy
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    Will Mercedes jump to level 3 before Tesla? Looks like it.

    wow this definition has evolved a bit from previous years . based on this and my experience with the latest FSD beta ( note my further caveat I am not in a city but in the suburbs ) FSD is at Level 3 when I use it today based on these descriptions. Recently I have only had to pop...
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    Where can I order special grill for Tesla model 3?

    Photoshop? id have to see the sticker from multiple angles
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    Questions on FSD vs NoA vs Autopilot

    hi blue means it is "on" ( it took me a while to get that right too :) ). I have noticed that when I go from the dynamic city street " wiggles" to a main highway it " switches" to a more "standrd lookign" NOA pre FSD beta 10.X then as I head down an offramp it switches back...
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    I just want to go straight, but FSD wont let me?

    yup that is what it is doing it is assuming you want to go to work due the time, or last thing you did ( like go home, sso it assume you want to go to work now ) just cancel NOA ( the blue button on the map ) and then it will run fine. if you are on local streets and do not put in...
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    Just Loaded the FSD Beta..... Wow

    a couple of tips and tricks for using FSD beta. I have found that keeping my left hand (I have a 2017 MS) on the AP stalk ( left side) . and do the " pull back" is good for going through green lights and handling nags a simple pull is easier than the scroll wheel ( just don't do it 5...
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    Wiki FSD’s Earliest Adopters Still Waiting

    Hi no I was at 99 for most of my 30 days prior but was creeping in on a 100 with some good daily drives just prior , once they were calibrated, I got 10.8 about a week later. I got in a couple of drives before the snows here. ti really hated no lines and snow as the definition...
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    Wiki FSD’s Earliest Adopters Still Waiting

    when mine came back form the service center ( it was done in 4 hrs) . I had todo some driving ( about 15 miles) to get the cameras to be calibrated ( could not use EAP,NOA AP during that time).. it didnt seem to affect my score but I made sure I was in "Grandma mode" personally while I...
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    10.8 FSD

    hi folks , just joining the party as one of the legacy , MS ( April build "new inventory" MS 90D now with all the FSD upgrades ( cameras too!) that waited , and waited ( and drove like a grandma to the point it changed my personal driving style with a 99 for more than 2 months) .... did...
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    Wiki FSD’s Earliest Adopters Still Waiting

    woohoo! (not gloating, just excited after soooo much waiting, and grandma driving) just got it . and it is worth the wait. when you do get it. 44.25.6 you have to go into autopilot menu and turn a few things on, sign your life away, something about the car taking your first born to work...
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    Wiki FSD’s Earliest Adopters Still Waiting

    got my camera upgrade last Tuesday on my mid 2017 MS. the ( the cameras) look reasonable, not as color rich as the rear one but they are color ( they see yellow and blue much better). took a few miles to get them calibrated EAP/NOA all work fine am on 44.6 ( got it just before the...
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    Update on AP Camera Update for Older S/X Vehicles

    folks some local info here in VA FWIW. I have a friend with a early MX 2018 , and they had HDW 2.5 cameras, upgraded MCU 2 and HDW3, had a 98/99 score and got the SW in the batch of people that happened during 10.5.1, 10.6.1 has only been been a trickle of people. looks' like they...
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    Tracking Home Electricity Use

    Hi I use sense whole house just like commenters have said . It does great on motor and large restive loads and a couple of standard electronics ( like it found my TVs ) they ( sense) insist you let the AI find the loads ( for labeling) But if you know when some thing is coming on and off...
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    Update on AP Camera Update for Older S/X Vehicles

    They moved my Sterling VA SC apt from this Saturday to Tuesday the 21st maybe I'll actually get the camera upgrade then. reason : parts are not in yet.... Come on SANTA! then I guess I'll have to wait till January for any chance of a beta down load . am at 98/99 SS, I've been a...

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