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Getting excited!

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by jmr-, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. jmr-

    jmr- Member

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    Got a message from one of my staff with a photo of the charger, expecting delivery Friday of my MS.

    How am I going to hibernate until Friday!
     

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    Whoops, meant to add what I ordered!

    Ended up grabbing a white S70 demo, which is currently on the way up from Vic.

    White Pearl Multi Coat
    Pano Roof
    19" Wheels
    Black Next Gen Seats
    Carbon Fiber
    White Headliner
    AP

    Couldn't justify the $10k for AWD, don't think I'll regret that decision in Queensland
     
  3. strykeroz

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    Can you add things like AWD to a demo of would that be a factory installed option only?
     
  4. raynewman

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    Sounds good. The RWD is quieter than the AWD - great for cruising.
     
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    Congrats on your order- the car is wonderful, hope it's all you've been wanting...
     
  6. Mickie

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    Factory.

    Congrats jmr!
     
  7. wpapua

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    Only RWD ? No worries, it wont disappoint ! And as raynewman says, somewhat quieter. Congrats.
     
  8. alpal

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    It's so exciting! Friday will be here in no time (not).

    Well done on your order and on joining a still exclusive club of futuristic minded people who all share a vision of a better future.
     
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    Congrats Jmr,

    See you on the road some day.

    No sleep from now till pick up time I predict !
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  10. jmr-

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    Yep! Might start drinking wine now!

    So I'm wondering, if I want a CHADEMO charger, how do I go about ordering? How long do they take?

    I'm still waiting for AGL/Energex to sort out 3 Phase connection
     
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    RE: The AWD thing, I just meant there were AWD demo's available as well, but I just didn't see it as that worthwhile...
     
  12. Bullet1

    Bullet1 Electric - way of the future

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    I'm Hibernating until Friday week a
    My 3 phase install is up and going (Energex connected new polyphase meter on T31 tarrif). Let me know if you have any questions, was fairly straight forward.

    My wall connector is lonely though!

    My car just came off the boat and is being prepped for next Friday pickup from Brissy. Been in mental hibernation since getting the D day last week..........
     
  13. jmr-

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    Ah tell me more about T31! Who are you with??
     
  14. Vegas

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    Hi jmr, on the Tesla Owners Club site, there's a great chart and explanation of all things charging. Recommend you read that, it make things very clear.

    Tesla Owners Club of Australia
     
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    Good post that! Thanks for the link Vegas, and for writing Colin.

    Bring on the BNE (& Byron) SC's
     
  16. Bullet1

    Bullet1 Electric - way of the future

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    Installed 3 Phase Wall connector in my garage as I had existing 3 phase supply with 32 amp outlet.

    I wanted Off peak T31 as the cost is 14.42 cents per KWH with Origin + I get a 10% discount on a plan. It switches on from 11.00pm and off at approx. 7:30am.

    I got my sparky to order the connection through Energex/Origin Energy. We had to install a new polyphase meter (approx $650 charge expected). Energex took a bit over a week to come out from order date and spent around an hour installing the Meter.

    I set the Wall connector to 16 amp output which should suit the 48amp onboard charger perfectly as I didn't upgrade my charger. I could up output to 24 amp if I upgrade charger but don't see the need at this point in time.
     
  17. jmr-

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    Love this car

    How long for the bloody app to work though :(
     
  18. meloccom

    meloccom Moderator Aus/NZ

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    About 24 to 48 hours after you take delivery.
    Given that the Gigafactory event is happening right now there may be an even longer delay.
     
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    App is working yay!

    No seat heater controls from app though! :(

    Also - I'm sure I read somewhere you can make it stealth charge - I.e no charging light, can this be done?
     
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    Just walk away and the lights go out.
     

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