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    Repairing residential wall charger

    My 2018 72 amp wall unit quit working after a lightening strike to my house. I quickly ordered a new unit (not near as powerful) $500+ install. A few days ago, I read that the chargers have a built-in surge protecter. I didn't ask my electrician to check to old unit. Does anyone have any...
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    New Tesla wall charger a ripoff

    Thanks for for the reply. My new Tesla wall charger averages 36 KW vs. the 72KW on my old one and I only had to pay ten dollars more! I would never buy after market for my 100D, keep the faith my friend.
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    New Tesla wall charger a ripoff

    Had to replace my original wall unit (Sept'18) due to lightening strike. The new is rated at 48 amps...my old unit delivered 80 amps. I know,I should have read the specs. In my defense, it was the only unit shown and I was in a hurry. Does anyone have any after market experience with wall...
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    Lightening strikes home wall charger can it be repaired?

    Thanks for you response. As I stated in my question, I had already ordered a replacement (arriving today). Just wondering if anyone had ever repaired their wall unit as a result of lightening/ electrical surge.
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    Lightening strikes home wall charger can it be repaired?

    Thanks for you response. As I stated in my question, I had already ordered a replacement (arriving today). Just wondering if anyone had ever repaired their wall unit as a result of lightening/ electrical surge.
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    Lightening strikes home wall charger can it be repaired?

    A freak lightening strike to my garage knocked out all circuits. All other outlets were and brought back. Had to order a new wall unit. Anyone have any experience in restoring wall units?
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    Blog Model S is First EPA-Rated EV to Hit 400 Miles of Range

    Here's an idea for Tesla: how about giving us earlier model 100D owners that 400 mile range so we can drive from Little Rock to OKC on I- 40. They boast about all these thousands of SC's but, we have zero SC's between Little Rock and OKC. Instead of announcing new range updates how about...
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    Travel update requested: Little Rock to San Diego via Southern Rt

    Tesla Anywhere shows my SC locations via the southern route to San Diego...would appreciate any guidance regarding maintenance or bad chargers on this route. FYI, was told Tesla was awaiting final permitting for Clarksville and Ft. Smith, AR (desperately needed I-40 West locations). I called...
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    I-40 through Arkansas?

    For those who own a Chademo adaptor ($450 Tesla), an hour or so at the Clarksville Electrify America to gain 40 miles, still leaves about 200 miles to OKC SC (West Reno St). It defies logic that Tesla continues to make East/West I-40 travel though Arkansas so difficult.
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    I-40 through Arkansas?

    As a Little Rock resident, my 100D has plenty of range to travel comfortably all directions except WEST! WhenI bought my S (Sept '18), I was told an SC location in Western AR was on the way - BTW, Tesla SC location map has shown several I-40 west locations "coming soon," for years...very...
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    Tesla Ccs-chademo Adaptor For S

    Thanks for all the replies re: CHAdeMO. Tesla offers this adaptor for $450 - not worth my money for the limited times I might need it.
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    Tesla Ccs-chademo Adaptor For S

    Yes, I've used my 1772 several times @about 18-19KW. I was thinking about reported CHAdeMO numbers whenI wrote this....I wasn't aware Tesla offered a domestic CHAdeMO adaptor. Thanks for the correction
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    Tesla Ccs-chademo Adaptor For S

    I also have the J-1772 adaptor @ -+50 KW. The CCS-CHAdeMO is supposed to deliver up to 150KW - unable to find on Tesla web
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    Tesla Ccs-chademo Adaptor For S

    Looking for info re:CCS-CHAdeMO adaptor availability (USA) for my S. Several Walmart Supercenters offer Electrify America charging sites in Arkansas. No SC stations on I-40 in the state, thus always looking for charging opportunities going west.
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    Range upgrade on Model S?

    Thanks for the info update. I'll just continue to struggle on driving the best car in the world! And, hope Tesla will locate a SC on I-40 West Arkansas in the near future.
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    Range upgrade on Model S?

    My 2018 S, 100D has a capacity of 335 (charges to about 315)...Noticed new S's show 370 range wondering if Tesla might increase range via software to compensate for a lack of Supercharger locations on I-40 through Arkansas. To quote a rather (in)famous person, "I'm just saying..." Seriously...
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    I-40 through Arkansas?

    Had my 100D serviced at my home yesterday (excellent service and tech). The Tesla tech will soon cover all of Arkansas and he is also concerned about I-40 West charging (new service vehicle, X), but has no info about when chargers will be built. These Arkansas locations have been on future map...
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    <redacted> So Dissapointed

    My 100D takes me East, South, and North with good Supercharger locatons.Little Rock (AR) has two Supercharger locations -incredible for a metro area this size. However, there are no Supercharger locations on I-40 in the state. It is impossible to go from Little Rock to Oklahoma City (straight...
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    <redacted> So Dissapointed

    My 100D takes me East, South, and North with good Supercharger locatons.Little Rock (AR) has two Supercharger locations -incredible for a metro area this size. However, there are no Supercharger locations on I-40 in the state. It is impossible to go from Little Rock to Oklahoma City (straight...
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    Midwest Supercharger Christmas Wishlist

    WE NEED A SUPERCHARGER LOCATION ON ARKANSAS 1-40 AT FT.SMITH, CLARKSVILLE, OR RUSSELLVILLE. TESLA OWNERS HAVE TO GO TO OKLAHOMA CITY VIA TULSA - HUNDREDS OF MILES OUT OF THE WAY. LIKEWISE EASTBOUND 1-40 DRIVERS MUST DETOUR TO LR CHARGERS BEFORE MEMPHIS LOCATIONS OFF I-240. PLEASE ADVISE IF I'M...
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    Midwest Supercharger Christmas Wishlist

    WE NEED A SUPERCHARGER LOCATION ON ARKANSAS 1-40 AT FT.SMITH, CLARKSVILLE, OR RUSSELLVILLE. TESLA OWNERS HAVE TO GO TO OKLAHOMA CITY VIA TULSA - HUNDREDS OF MILES OUT OF THE WAY. LIKEWISE EASTBOUND 1-40 DRIVERS MUST DETOUR TO LR CHARGERS BEFORE MEMPHIS LOCATIONS OFF I-240. PLEASE ADVISE IF I'M...
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    Need to hear from Arkansas owners re: Sales Tax

    Happy news...State of Arkansas has refunded my overcharge and sent a clarification to sales tax clerks re :language contained in Tesla Bill of Sale to insure accurate tax calculation based on purchase price.
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    Need to hear from Arkansas owners re: Sales Tax

    I was overcharged $780 on the sales tax for my S because the state calculated my charge based on the Cash Price of the vehicle rather than the Total Vehicle price. The explanation given by the State was , the "Price Adjustment," (which showed the discount) had to be worded, " Dealer Discount."...
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    Dallas to Tulsa, NW AR

    I'm the owner of a new S 100D. Last week did LR to Saint Louis with Supercharger stop in Minor, Mo. Took US 67 straight up to STL.Trip was 65 miles closer than I40/55 - mostly 4 lane and wonderful traffic flow. I understand there are about 300 Tesla owners in Arkansas and I want to to contact...
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    A little frustrated... I need to vent...is this normal???

    Thanks for info...currently, I'm being stonewalled by all Tesla people. Still don't known what's going on!
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    A little frustrated... I need to vent...is this normal???

    Today I received home delivery of my '18 Model S. I paid 98K for,"loaner,"out of the Austin center - saved about12k (loaded). To my total disgust, the car was filthy and I received only one key fob! My delivery coordinator is trying to get to the bottom of this mess .As of this posting, not a...
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    Car wash for S

    thanks for great info!
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    Car wash for S

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    Car wash for S

    My new S is due this week and I was curious: I currently use a drive-thur car wash that has a moving brush system. Any advice on such for the S (I have unlimited use)?

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