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EV Dream come true

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by emorog, May 11, 2018.

  1. emorog

    emorog Member

    Mar 13, 2018
    Hello from Wisconsin.

    I have wanted an all -electric car since I was a kid. I currently have a Ford CMax-Energi (PHEV) and can't wait to not ever buy gas again!

    Tesla Model 3
    3/31 online res.
    4/18 invite & config
    ??? Vin
    ??? Delivery

    • Enhanced Autopilot
    • Long Range Battery
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Black Interior
    • Deep Blue Metallic Paint
    • Premium Upgrades
    • 18’’ Aero Wheels
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  2. ewoodrick

    ewoodrick Well-Known Member

    Apr 13, 2018
    Buford, GA
    I travel a lot, and sometimes with coworkers, so we drive rental cars all the time. It's funny when some of the guys get one of the engines that shut down when at a traffic light. They usually bitch and complain about it.
    I agree with them, I hate it too.
    Except that I hate that the engine ever starts, full electric is so much better.
    We're about to become a two EV family. We've been 1+1 for three years. The only issue is what we do with the grocery store gas points!
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  3. emorog

    emorog Member

    Mar 13, 2018
    Hah! Yep, I avoid having the engine come on at all.
    (Long trips aside) It currently comes on if it's
    • too hot
    • too cold
    • dreaded Oil Maintenance Mode (something about the engine has been off too long and needs to cycle the oil)
    Every time one of those hits me I curse the motor and dream of the day that it can't do it to me because there is only a battery!

    It could also come on if I kept gas in the tank over 18 months. So far that hasn't happened, as I do need heat in the winter. :D

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