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Any good examples of Tesla Wall Connector installed between garage doors?

TechnoBabble

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Mar 11, 2019
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Does anyone have a wall connector installed between 2 garage doors? My parents are buying a Model Y and I dont know if this is a viable option but it seems like a really good spot for installing one at parents place. It would make it really easy for them to charge the Tesla because they would drive straight in. The charge port would be so close to the wall connector. How much room would we need to get this done?
 

pcons

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Jul 5, 2018
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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Why not install it on the left wall and park on the left side of the garage?

Or do you want to have it in the middle so you can park in either spot?

I guess if the partition is wise enough for the wall charger and you can cook the cable somewhere it could work.
 

Tam

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Visalia, CA
Does anyone have a wall connector installed between 2 garage doors? My parents are buying a Model Y and I dont know if this is a viable option but it seems like a really good spot for installing one at parents place. It would make it really easy for them to charge the Tesla because they would drive straight in. The charge port would be so close to the wall connector. How much room would we need to get this done?

I have a 2 door garage (1 small door, 1 standard 2 car door) fitting 3 cars. I installed my wall connector between the 2 garage doors to reach all cars (I have only 2 Tesla cars but I think it can reach all 3 if I have 3). The thing is, I got version 2 that has a longer length (25 feet) than the current version 3 (18 feet). My 2 Tesla cars always reverse back in and their fronts are facing the doors/front ready to drive head out to the street. I think the new version cable length is too short to allow my cars to reverse back in. I will have to park head in for the new shorter cable to reach. I would hate head in parking very much.
 
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03DSG

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Apr 5, 2016
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Ontario
Here you go. As you can see I installed side ‘wings’ to contain the cord and keep it away from the tracks. The box above it the emergency shutoff switch. Required if the fuse panel is not in the garage:

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ChadS

Last tank of gas: March 2009
Jul 16, 2009
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Redmond, WA
We have had two chargers set up in our last three homes.

Two houses ago, we had the "center" charger mounted on the center support post in the garage.

In our last house, we had one charger on each wall, and one on side ran the 25' cord up the wall, suspended from the ceiling by large vinyl-covered hooks, and it hung down in just the right spot by the car's charging port. (We also had a hook on the wall between the garage doors, so we could store it out of the way when not charging).

But in this house, we put one charger between the garage doors, like so. We've been using this for over two years with no issues. (We had no issues with the other two setups, either).

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TechnoBabble

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Mar 11, 2019
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GTA
Here you go. As you can see I installed side ‘wings’ to contain the cord and keep it away from the tracks. The box above it the emergency shutoff switch. Required if the fuse panel is not in the garage:

Thanks, exactly what I was looking for. What did you use as wings?
 

03DSG

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Apr 5, 2016
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Ontario
Thanks, exactly what I was looking for. What did you use as wings?

I used readily available 1” x 6” lumber for the wings. I attached a piece of rectangular strapping running down one edge of the 1 x 6 with screws to give me a way to screw it to the wood frame that secures the door track. Had to leave gaps where the track attaches. Here’s a couple of closeups:

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Type-S

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