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2014 P85D inventory car will have the P85+ suspension and wheels - right?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by calisnow, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. calisnow

    calisnow Active Member

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    Hey folks - just to clarify an issue - any inventory car I order that is a 2014 will have the original staggered wheel and firmer suspension from the P85+ - yes?
     
  2. bhzmark

    bhzmark Active Member

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    Suspension yes. Wheels depends on how configured.
     
  3. nctalkinghead

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    Don't assume too much about "inv" cars. I purchased a P85 as an "inv" car. It was built in Oct 2014 and at that time the HPWC was a $1200 option on the car. The original Monroney sticker that I am told was the "build" sticker showed a $1200 HPWC option was part of the car's price. At delivery there was no HPWC included and Tesla's response was "that is no longer available as an option and can only be purchased as an accessory." Another discrepancy between that original Monroney and the MVPA was the base price of the car. It had been increased by $4000.
     
  4. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    I don't think the D has staggered wheels. I love mine. But better to not get, IMO.
     
  5. green1

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    when they first launched the D cars some had staggered wheels, others did not. hard to tell without looking / asking.
     
  6. JQ11

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    Correct mine has staggered wheels, +suspension and rear nextgen seats too
     
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    Out of curiosity, how can you tell if it has plus suspension or not?
     
  8. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight Fluxing

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    If you have access to the full options code list, look for PX01 which is the P85+ suspension.

    But no assurances on that, so don't sue me.

    If you post the VIN, we can see if it was listed on EV-CPO to retrieve the options list.
     
  9. bhzmark

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    If it is 2014 p85d it has plus suspension equivalent. They didnt detune/soften or whatever , the p85d suspension until april 2015
     
  10. jpet

    jpet Jan P.

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    You can measure the sway bars with calipers. I have a January 2015 P85D with the + air suspension and staggered wheels.
    The sway bars are 26mm at the front and 21mm at the rear.

    More info on how to measure here: P85D (pre/post April) ride performance - Page 16
     
  11. 3mp_kwh

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    #11 3mp_kwh, Jan 17, 2016
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    P85+ spring and damping rates are specific to part# 6006351 04 A
    Early P85D uses air spring (spring/damping) of part# 1030608 01 A
    Early P85D is firmer, as talked about, but not exactly the P85+. A separate part number likely means some variation in spring/damping. That said, new part numbers can come with any change (fastener location, color..).
     
  12. Roadrunner13

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    I have pics of both front and rear shocks on my Dec 2014 P85D, which would be the stiffer ones.
    My front pic below matches your part# 1030608 01 A
    Front Driver Shock.JPG

    But my rear pic below shows different numbers and none match what I've seen discussed in threads before... :-(
    It looks as if my part would be #150660252 for the stiff rear shock?
    According to my SC, the rear shocks were changed in August 2015 before I took delivery of the car as a CPO, so I'm not even sure if those are the same parts as what was on the car originally in Dec 2014 when it was built!
    Rear Driver Shock.JPG
     
  13. 3mp_kwh

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    Ok, for rear early P85D you should be looking for 6006353-07-A (matches 1030608-01-A, frt). Parts list shows the later unit, covering all Model S D's was 6006353-06-C. The manual goes lengths to identify the correct pairings, splitting their production on 4/30/15. Rear air units would probably have part numbers similarly taped to the upper housing, and not strictly on the damper. It looks like Continental went to Bilstein, and the numbers you show would be the ingredients to a whole air spring unit. So, look above the shock for that label.
     
  14. Roadrunner13

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    Cool. Thanks for the numbers and on the suggestion for where to find them!
    I'll see what I can do with the wheels on but might have to wait until spring when I switch them over to summer to actually be able to check it out.
     

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