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Awaiting Delivery - Accessories and Prep (Am I missing something?)

DanDi58

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Jun 22, 2020
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Dayton NJ
I wish I could new outlets installed, but I'm currently renting and planning on moving out within a year so I'm not sure if it is worth the hassle to deal with the management company (they are terrible for nearly everything).
Ah, then in that case I wouldn't worry about wear and tear on the outlet by unplugging (relatively) frequently.... ;)
 

Puma2020

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Jun 16, 2020
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New Hampshire, USA
I’m awaiting delivery, the outlet and adapter are awaiting the mobile connector. Just a note, I do have the circuit breaker flipped off until needed on that first day of charging.
Your plug may be upside down. However you could mount a hanging bracket to hold the weight the the charger above the plug so you wouldn't have any issues. Attached is what I currently have with a 14-50 plug. You may also want/need something to hold the 18 feet of cable when not plugged in.
Also attached is the cable organizer that Tesla sells that comes with the charger bracket, which I did not get.
 

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jcanoe

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Your plug may be upside down. However you could mount a hanging bracket to hold the weight the the charger above the plug so you wouldn't have any issues. Attached is what I currently have with a 14-50 plug. You may also want/need something to hold the 18 feet of cable when not plugged in.
Also attached is the cable organizer that Tesla sells that comes with the charger bracket, which I did not get.
The Tesla Cable Organizer chassis mount can be used with the plug exiting at the top or bottom. (Scroll down to the third photo.)

Cable Organizer
 

sgalla04

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Mar 24, 2021
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Your plug may be upside down. However you could mount a hanging bracket to hold the weight the the charger above the plug so you wouldn't have any issues. Attached is what I currently have with a 14-50 plug. You may also want/need something to hold the 18 feet of cable when not plugged in.
Also attached is the cable organizer that Tesla sells that comes with the charger bracket, which I did not get.
Yes, I definitely have this in mind. I already purchased a non-Tesla branded cable organizer on Amazon. Just waiting for the mobile connector so I can align where to exactly mount it.

I purposely installed the outlet “upside down” to have it a bit higher off the ground and out of the way so I can walk by a bit easier. I live in the city, so my garage is small, haha.
 

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jcanoe

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Yes, I definitely have this in mind. I already purchased a non-Tesla branded cable organizer on Amazon. Just waiting for the mobile connector so I can align where to exactly mount it.

I purposely installed the outlet “upside down” to have it a bit higher off the ground and out of the way so I can walk by a bit easier. I live in the city, so my garage is small, haha.
You may find that you have to back the Model Y into the garage so that the charging cable can reach the charge port on the Model Y. The charging cable is ~18 feet long.
 

sgalla04

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You may find that you have to back the Model Y into the garage so that the charging cable can reach the charge port on the Model Y. The charging cable is ~18 feet long.
I was able to schedule a garage fit with a MYP and it will definitely be tough to back in. I have my turning regimen down pact after a few years. I also tested the outlet with the demo car’s mobile charger and there was plenty of cable length.
 

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jcanoe

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I was able to schedule a garage fit with a MYP and it will definitely be tough to back in. I have my turning regimen down pact after a few years. I also tested the outlet with the demo car’s mobile charger and there was plenty of cable length.
The hose bib is in the ideal location for charging a Model Y.
 

Serenityy

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Apr 24, 2021
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I would not spend any money for a switch box. Since you have an unused 5-20 receptacle that should be able to charge your Tesla Model Y at 120V/16A (2kW.) The Tesla Gen 2 NEMA Adapters table shows 4 miles per hour but it could be a little more, i.e. 5 to 6 miles per hour.) I would use the 14-30 dryer outlet as needed.
Yep, that is my plan right now. If the 5-20 plug isn't enough after long trips or short available charge time I'll temporarily switch to 14-30 outlet. thanks.
 

Benjie68

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May 13, 2021
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I've been lurking the community for quite some time but decided now that my MY5 is ordered to join. I'm exicted as it's my first EV and my post-deployment gift to myself which should be ready when I get back.

2021 Model Y - 5 Seat - Blue w/Black Interior & Induction Wheels... expected delivery June 21

I like to make my cars "mine", so I load them up with accessories. Wondering if anyone had opinions, alternate recommendations, or additions for my list. Most of these picks were based on recommendations I've read on here:
  • Front/Rear floor mats (3D Maxspiders)
  • Trunk mats (Tesmanian)
  • Sun shades (live in Texas - Tesla Rear & Tesmanian Roof)
  • TeslaCam / SentryMode storage (SanDisk microSD w/Adapter)
  • Mud Flaps (undecided between Tesla, BASENOR, or Motorbe styles)
  • Center Console Organizer (XTAUTO - Amazon)
  • Tire Kit (Victor Plug & Go kit, Slime Plug kit, Auto Tire Inflator)
  • Anti-Glare screen protector (Spigen)
  • Cup Holder Insert (Motrobe)
  • Seat Protection for dogs/kids (Viewpets Bench Cover & Munchkin Brica kick mats)
  • NEMA 14-30 Extension Cord
  • Tesla NEMA Adaptors (14-30, 14-50, & 5-20)
  • Charging Cable Organizer (BMZX)
  • Front License Plate Holder (Quick Bandit, 1975Creations)
  • PPF (Tesla Rear Door Panel Kit)
Also considering the following, but still on the fence. May grab them later:
  • BASENOR Noise Reduction Seal Kit
  • Topfit Performance Foot Pedal Pads
  • TAPTES Center Console Hidden Storage Box
  • RimSavers
  • Additional PPF installed by local shop
  • SUMA Performance Mirrors
  • Tesla Roof Rack Bars
For prep, I've got the app on my phone, going to read as many manuals as I can, and continue to lurk the forums.

Am I missing anything highly recommended? Is this too obsessive? Thanks for any advice or inputs!
am looking for the best roof shade, you mentioned Tesmanian is good?
 

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