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  1. M

    Third Party purchase - supercharging

    Hi all, I am picking up my first ever EV this week, a 2014 Model S P85+. I’m very excited to be getting this car but am a little worried about the trip back! I live about 250 miles from the garage I’m collecting it from and the car may not be registered with Tesla by the time I pick it up. The...
  2. Lmurph2

    Using a supercharger when it's not free

    Newbie Supercharging questions. I'm looking to purchase a car from a private party and drive it home. The car does not have free supercharging. I have a Tesla account (because I was going to buy from them). I've been told it can take days fro Tesla to attach a particular vehicle to your...
  3. F

    Adding additional hypothetical HPWC at Superchargers....

    Reading about the congestion at some superchargers in California on high travel days got me thinking... Obviously installing HPWC's is far cheaper then supercharger cabinets, but at the same time, the charging is much (much) slower. Tesla has standardized on the single charger that for most is...
  4. ratsbew

    Supercharger Hopping Method

    I'm making this post to help clarify how long distance travel in a Tesla works. Many people are concerned about long charge times because they don't understand how to properly manager their state of charge. Below is a simple graph that I created that shows the best way to manage your charge for...
  5. sowbug

    Nav optimizing for supercharger time

    Hope this isn't a duplicate. I've searched the forums and found lots of Supercharger discussions, but none with this precise question. Suppose I'm going from Point A to Point B, with Superchargers 1 and 2 between them. Supercharger 1 is closer to A, and Supercharger 2 is closer to B. I start at...
  6. JeffK

    Supercharging a a low capacity battery

    With superchargers starting to be 135 kW and maybe up to 150 kW sometime in the near future what effect will this have on smaller capacity batteries like in the Model 3. Current Models 70 (75) and 90 charge at less than 2 C, but if the Model 3 battery comes as a 50 kW version then you'll be...

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