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  1. KBurbridge14

    Full Self Driving Hugs Center Line

    Just got my new S a week ago (was driving an X with AP1) and I must say that the S hugs the center lane and, overall, the driving experience is inferior to that of my X with AP1. Will/can this be corrected with a software update?
  2. KBurbridge14

    Tesla 19" Slipstream Winter Tires?

    I am finalizing a purchase of a new LR+ S with Tempest 19" wheels, because I don't want 21" wheels due to range decrease and other issues. The Tesla website offers the 19" Slipstream wheels with Winter tires. Where I live in California, I have zero need for Winter tires. Should I expect any...
  3. KBurbridge14

    Loud Grinding Noise while steering wheel is turned

    Having the same sound coming out of the fron of my X. Even in Park, it is grinding loudly.
  4. KBurbridge14

    Why not a bigger Batt

    I think the correct question might be: "when will the battery technology and efficiency improve enough to approach 350-400 miles of range while keeping the same battery footprint?"
  5. KBurbridge14

    Range/Battery Improvement

    I understand why Tesla does not advertise upcoming battery improvements—as it might impact current sales. But does anybody have a hunch when we might see the next incremental battery improvement, specifically for the Model X. I’m looking to buy another once the max range approaches 340 Miles...
  6. KBurbridge14

    Curb rash

    I use a Black Sharpie in between professional repairs.
  7. KBurbridge14

    Front License Plate Solution

    In California, it is mandatory to have a front license plate. Like most Tesla owners, I don’t want to drill into the front of the car. I Purchased “the law“ to install the front license plate without having to drill into my precious X. I found it a rinky-dink and overly complicated solution...
  8. KBurbridge14

    Signing today...or so I thought.

    Wife and I headed down to Tesla in Rocklin for our 1PM signing and walk-through. On the way—about 10 minutes before 1–our Salesperson called us to tell us that during the final detailing of my wife’s Model 3, Tesla discovered a leak (or something) that allowed water to accumulate in the trunk...
  9. KBurbridge14

    Rust on brake rotors and discolored calipers

    I've had my X for 17+ months and I noticed something today which is a new problem. Suddenly, all four (4) brake rotors are covered with rust. in addition, the screws/bolts attaching the calipers are also rusted. And, all of the calipers are discolored. See picture. Anybody experiencing this? I...
  10. KBurbridge14

    Model X car cover

    Received the official X interior car cover last week. It installs in about 3-4 minutes. Tends to Hold a lot of static, especially during and after charging. Even though the statically charged car immediately grabs dust, etc upon removal, driving releases the static and dust immediately.
  11. KBurbridge14

    Softening Leather Perforated Seats—Advice Needed

    I have the (now discontinued) perforated leather seats and want to really soften up the leather. Recommendations for what to use and how to do it without compromising the padding under the perforated leather?
  12. KBurbridge14

    Keyfob functions

    For me, I can double click the top of the fob; it unlocks and opens the driver door.
  13. KBurbridge14

    Keyfob functions

    As long as the driver door is ajar, double clicking on the top of the fob will always open the front passenger door. When my wife and I are out, I double-click to open mine, then double-click to open her door.
  14. KBurbridge14

    Can you summon using the key fob

    I can’t get it to work with the key fob. Any idea if there is a certain update required before this will work?
  15. KBurbridge14

    8.1 has eliminated my AP1 features

    Since updating to 8.1, my X no longer changes lanes while using AP1. Also, before 8.1, I was able to go 4-5 mph over the posted speed limit--while using AP1. Now, it only matches the speed limit on 2-lane highways. Anybody else experiencing these issues? Suggestions?
  16. KBurbridge14

    Business purchase and the $7500 FEDERAL tax credit

    (Please only reply if you can speak with authority, or personal experience, on this topic. Thank you.) My business purchased an X in September of 2016. The vehicle is in the business's name and qualifies for the Hummer Deduction--so on that issue I'm good. I've looked at IRS form 8936 in an...
  17. KBurbridge14

    SiriusXM Radio has taken a big step backwards with 8.1

    I'm very disappointed that 8.1 has, for some unknown reason, tweaked what was a really good thing. As a audiophile and fan of music history, I always loved (past tense) the way Tesla allowed the 17" screen to display ALL of the song details: full title, artist, year, etc. Since 8.1, however, a...
  18. KBurbridge14

    Ordered my Model X but having second thoughts??

    Had mine since September. It hasn't been perfect, but it is the best driving experience I've ever had--by far. I always trust(ed) Consumer Reports, but have watched their butcher job of the X correspond to my time owning the car--and I still wouldn't want to turn it in for a refund. Thinking...
  19. KBurbridge14

    Tesla LTE Connection is Unusable.

    I learned early on that the beautiful 17" Touchscreen's internet connection is a joke. Even with 2 or 3 bars, and even connected to wi-fi, the speed when surfing the net is an absolute joke. Has anybody ever had success with this? It's like a throwback to using dial-up.
  20. KBurbridge14

    V8.0 2.42.40 for Model X?

    I downloaded the update on Thursday, after I got it back from the SC. I don't know if that is a coincidence.
  21. KBurbridge14

    Extension Cord For 14-50 Charging

    I'm preparing to embark on a road trip from California to the Northwest. Undoubtedly, I'll be using the Washer/Dryer 14-50 outlets of friends to charge my X. Keeping in mind that I have the High Amperage Upgraded Charging capability, what extension cord would you recommend? Any trial-and-error...
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  23. KBurbridge14

    New update available??!

    Any idea in what order, or priority, Tesla is rolling this update out?
  24. KBurbridge14

    Model X: Average Wh/mile Tracker

    2600 miles driven so far. I am at 359 KWH. Also, I'm very happy I didn't spend an extra $5000 for 22" Black Onyx rims (tires) and the accompanying 10-15% less range. I'm having my standard 20" rims color-matched to the Tesla Black Onyx (Matte). It should cost me $700-$800.
  25. KBurbridge14

    FYI: 8.0 Software Bug Confirmed

    I did, but I turned it off--as my schedule varies too wildly to benefit from X's predictive capabilities. BTW, my front seat sensor was defective; the SC ordered a replacement for me @ 3.5 weeks ago. They said it will take at least 6-8 weeks to get the (complete) new seat.
  26. KBurbridge14

    Need USB Stick Advice for Audio

    I have a music library of about 8,000 songs. I'd like to move high quality files to a USB stick to take advantage of my upgraded sound system. Any recommendations on a good USB stick for audio files? Thanks.
  27. KBurbridge14

    What accessories are people buying?

    I purchased the EVannex Cubby Drawer. While useful, it is the wrong shape; the lower left corner has a big gap when closed. Worst of all, EVannex would not reply to numerous emails I made. Their non-response means they've lost a customer for life. I'd look elsewhere.
  28. KBurbridge14

    Radar Detector for the Model X

    Insureit1, what brand and model? How much?
  29. KBurbridge14

    Radar Detector for the Model X

    Honest answer: Although I typically set the Auto Pilot for the speed limit + 4MPH, on occasion, I do drive up to (+) 9 MPH over the speed limit. I know that is usually not fast enough to warrant a speeding ticket, but I don't like surprises. I'm just weighing the options.
  30. KBurbridge14

    Best time to charge X at home--if you have Solar?

    Great information. Looks like I need to determine how PG&E labels and quantifies different periods of the day.
  31. KBurbridge14

    Best time to charge X at home--if you have Solar?

    Yes, it is a "Time of Use Plan." PG&E will let me change to a different plan, but will not allow reenrollment in the Time of Use Plan.
  32. KBurbridge14

    Best time to charge X at home--if you have Solar?

    So, I have a very robust solar system at my home in Northern California. I know, typically, most charge their EV overnight--much like a mobile phone. However, because my solar is generating the most energy between 1-4 pm, I'm wondering when the best time to charge my Tesla. I'm home throughout...
  33. KBurbridge14

    Radar Detector for the Model X

    I know there are some limitations created by the X's "special" windshield, but does anybody have a Radar Detector setup that is successful?
  34. KBurbridge14

    Wipers Jumping and Skipping

    As the rains have started here in California, I've discovered that my wiper blades are an abomination. Even if I wait until the windshield is drenched, the wiper skips and jumps across the windshield. It's untenable. Any suggestions?
  35. KBurbridge14

    Model X 90D | Titanium w/ Black on Black Interior | 9/29/16 Delivery

    Model X 90D | Titanium w/ Black on Black Interior | 9/29/16 Delivery
  36. KBurbridge14

    2.40.21 - What's in it?

    Teddy Bear.
  37. KBurbridge14

    2.40.21 - What's in it?

    Who are you calling Canadian?
  38. KBurbridge14

    Model X 90D | Titanium w/ Black on Black Interior | 9/29/16 Delivery

    Model X 90D | Titanium w/ Black on Black Interior | 9/29/16 Delivery
  39. KBurbridge14

    X 90D---Titanium w/ Black on Black Interior---9/29/16 Delivery

    X 90D---Titanium w/ Black on Black Interior---9/29/16 Delivery
  40. KBurbridge14

    Any recent CA owners apply for the $2,500 CVRP rebate?

    Where do we apply for the CA rebate? It will be a nice addition to the Federal Tax Credit ($7500) and the $25000 Business Tax Deduction (net @ $8500). Thanks for the help.
  41. KBurbridge14

    Model X: Brakes when Reversing

    Got my X on the 29th. Today, for the first time, I noticed squealing when backing out of my driveway. No bueno.
  42. KBurbridge14

    Why was Titanium given a death sentence?

    I'm still wondering why the Titanium color was removed as an exterior color selection. I've been kicking around different potential reasons since the announcement, but am still unconvinced. I ordered and received Titanium at the end of September and really like the color. I don't know if I...
  43. KBurbridge14

    magnetic phone mount

    Anyone use a phone mount that they love? I could use a recommendation for a DASH MOUNT with magnet. Thanks.
  44. KBurbridge14

    View Waze Incidents on the Tesla browser

    How do we DL? Or access?
  45. KBurbridge14

    Driver's Seat "Sensor" is No Bueno

    So, the sensor in the front seat--the one that tells my X that I am in the front seat--is "broken." Apparently, my car thinks I am in the seat when I am not--and vice versa. The SC have decided to just replace the entire seat. The wait? 6-8 weeks minimum. I got my entire car delivered inside of...
  46. KBurbridge14

    Car Unlocking On Its Own At Night

    Yes, and here's the answer: The SC just confirmed to me that there is a software "Bug" (his word) that is causing the vehicle to start up on its own, including the HVAC. He said it will be patched automatically during an over the air update tonight or tomorrow.
  47. KBurbridge14

    FYI: 8.0 Software Bug Confirmed

    FYI--I just spoke to a Receptionist at the local Service Center (Rocklin, CA) about my Tesla X starting and running on its own and being nearly impossible to turn off--even when powering down from the touchscreen. He mentioned that there is a BUG in the Software and they are receiving a number...

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