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    Stability Mgt and Traction Control

    I think my 2013 P85 had a button to disable traction control but I never messed with it.
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    pano roof - vent position changed

    Mine update yesterday also fixed vent position.
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    How to remove bug spatter from nose cone

    When I travel with a lot of bugs/spray, I always put a fully soaked microfiber towel in a ziploc bag. I take one or two more microfiber towels. When I stop I use the wet towel and clean off the bugs followed by the dry towel. If I'm stopping for a break I use the restroom and clean the wet...
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    Best Family Car Evah!

    Uh, I think we all get that!
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    19' Michelin Primacy Tire Upgrade

    OBTW, P85D Primacy 19 Cyclones lifetime avg 306 wh/mi 13,5xx miles. Have hypermiled to 150 wh/mi on smooth level Road.
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    19' Michelin Primacy Tire Upgrade

    I read a clip from Tesla somewhere (JB?) that Primacy tires were the lowest rolling resistance oem for Tesla model S. I have had good experiences with them. (2013 P85 with 49,000 miles on original Primacy tires, 293 wh/mi lifetime average. Quiet tires, reasonable handling even in rain. Not...
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    Model S 70D vs P85+

    Check tire wear on 21s. If uneven could be contributing to noise., Also 19 Primacys are quiet tires.
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    Wear lifetime / reports on Michelin 19" MXV4?

    I got 49,000 out of a set on my P85, still had a Little (not much) left. Freeway commute. Smooth driving (291wh/mi lifetime avg) 45 psi, rotate every 6,000
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    AC turning on at random while parked and locked

    I have also had instances of AC coming on by itself while charging. Smart Precondition ingredients ON. This could be the culprit as I periodically check my car while at work and turn on AC and center roof if it is hot. I also move the car within 4 hours (charging limit at work). I think it...
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    Fed tax credit

    2013 P85 with 48,750 miles. Vin 19735 All options except 21s, dual chargers. Sticker 102k (early pricing) . Offer in early Jan 2015 $62,000, Took to Carmax, also 62,000. Placed ads online and got full price 75,500. I just got lucky. Now have a P85D sticker 125k. Cyclones, pano, sound...
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    Made a long trip in the P85D, only got 190miles on full charge

    Try testing your driving technique workout family on board. I have 19 inch wheels use 50psi now (before was 45) you may try to bump psi to 46, 47. Note effect on ride. Try gently gaining speed down hill then feathering uphill (even 3-4mph range). TACC will use a f as ir amount of pier trying...

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