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Anyone with AP2 hardware, paid for AP1 and did not pay for EAP?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Terthen, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. Terthen

    Terthen Member

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    I am just curious if anyone is out there who received AP2 hardware during the AP1 to AP2 transition but did not up for EAP? I had originally paid $2500 for autopilot, but when they upgraded all cars to AP2 hardware, I paid the extra $2500 for EAP. I'm just curious if anyone didn't pay for EAP and whether they've noticed anything different or if they got grandfathered in? Something tells me I should have just held off and probably got grandfathered in...
     
  2. chillaban

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    There are definitely some people who did that. Last I heard there were no differences in functionality yet.
     
  3. polymathic

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    Been wondering about that as well. I was in that $2500 boat, and ended up upgrading to EAP... I should have stuck to what I paid. I bet there never will be a difference. Plus, we have yet to reach full parity with AP1.
     
  4. commasign

    commasign Tesla Superfan

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    To be fair, Tesla did an amazing job hyping up HW2 (EAP and FSD). The FSD demo video in particular would have had me shouting "shut up and take my money" if I were given the opportunity.
     
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  5. ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️

    ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️ Fritterer and waster of hours in an off hand wayer

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    With V9 we might start to see the difference. Maybe my car won't automatically change lanes and have red lane markers indicating cars in my blind-spots. In my mind they shouldn't restrict it because I had to wait for over a year for it to reach parity to AP1, but then that doesn't seem fair to the guys that ponied up the extra $2500.
     
  6. rush6410

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    I was in the boat as well and paid for EAP. Specifically functions that require all eight cameras should be considered EAP. Folks that did not pony up are only supposed to have 4 cameras activated. So, we should start to see the differences. Having the side cameras active will be a huge advancement and will be well worth the wait. And no, if you didn't pony up, you shouldn't maintain parity with the folks who did. But if you didn't option in, you still can pay the difference +$1000.
     
  7. ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️

    ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️ Fritterer and waster of hours in an off hand wayer

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    Yeah but I don't think it would be worth it. It would be fun watching the car change lanes without input, but not worth $3,500. If they can pull off FSD then I'm fine with paying a substantial amount.
     
  8. Terthen

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    You made a good choice. I wish I did the same in retrospect, especially as I paid the $5k again on my model 3. right now I'd be pretty happy with AP2 where it is IF i had only paid $2500.
     

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