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Got $7K: Buy FSD or TSLA Stock? What Would You Do?

RoBoRaT

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Nov 22, 2018
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Let say you have $7K to spare.

Would you buy FSD now at $7K, before it gets to $8K come 1 July?

Or, Would you buy $7K worth of TSLA stock?

Why? o_O:rolleyes:
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RoBoRaT

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$7k worth of stock would be 8 shares at today's closing price. In order to make it worth $8k by July 1, it would have to hit $1000.

With Q2 production f***ed by shutdowns, I think that's a long shot.

Oh no, I am not trying to raise $7K to $8K before 1Jul - sorry about the confusing question.

Just asking which way you'd put $7K, FSD or TSLA.
 
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P3dStealth

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Nov 12, 2019
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I bought fsd and used it for the past two days. I drove about 140miles. My conclusion is that it doesn't really help with anything.

Autopilot is great but we already have that

Nav on auto pilot meh it required help merging multiple times. It almost stops on the highway trying to merge. It also missed an exit almost I had to take over. It's amazing but def a beta.

Lane changes are impressive that it does that when you ask but its really not that hard to do myself. Not worth 7 or 8k

Speed based lane changes are bad. It doesn't make good decisions. You are better off not using it.

Summon is flat out horrible. It's hilariously bad at routing. It's crazy slow. Get ready to watch your car drive all over the parking lot. Randomly hits the brakes hard over and over. Again your better off not using it. It's scary to use.

Auto park works but it's so slow I would just park myself. Perpendicular parking you need a car on each side which is meh. For some reason it parks sideways sometimes in spots or randomly gives up and says unavailable half way in.

Parallel parking works good actually but I cant justify 7 or 8k for that. I had a rental Prius that parallel parked itself just as good. This should be standard on a car like this.

Lastly stopping at traffic signals. Its not a feature it's a hindrance while driving. Really makes the driving experience annoying because it stops at everything even green lights. You have to keep hitting the gas or confirm stalk. The car will randomly slow before you hit it. It will also randomly think things are traffic lights. Bridges and overhead objects. While it's amazing the car doesn't run reds, it creates a bad driving experience. Your passengers will complain.

Conclusion I requested the refund and if there is some amazing update that makes it work 8k in the next year I will think about it then.

It has to make my life easier though not harder.

Side note I love the model 3 but FSD is overpriced as it is.
 
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