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Discussion in 'Texas' started by dsm363, May 8, 2012.

  1. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Welcome Houston people, home of the only Tesla store (presently) in Texas. Thought this would be a good place for locals or others to discuss issues in Houston dealing with Tesla, arrange get togethers...etc
     
  2. pgwoosley

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    Hello, I have now had my racing green Roadster a little over two years and love it.
    Patrick Woosley
    Galleria area
     
  3. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I was just there last week and charged my car at the Tesla store. So nice to have a public HPC.
     
  4. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Hi. Welcome. I don't think it's been officially decided where Tesla will have their service center in Texas although I'd imagine it would be Houston. They're still working with the legislature on getting approval for a service center in Texas I believe. It's technically illegal for Tesla to sell cars in Texas too which is why the sales people in Houston can't talk to you about selling the car, just about the car. They point you to the website where you place your order.
     
  5. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    You buy the car in California and get a title from there too if I remember correctly. You pay Texas sales tax though which is less so that's good news.
     
  6. Bruno Suárez

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    Tesla Owners In Houston?

    Especially Tesla Model S reservation holders ?
     
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    #7 gkalexdc, Jun 28, 2012
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    I think dsm363 qualifies for the above. Maybe he can help get you to the right thread. He gives good advice also.
    I am only a Model S res holder, and dont own a Roadster.
     
  8. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    #8 dsm363, Jun 28, 2012
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    Thanks gkalexdc. There are a lot more people in Houston with Roadsters than have not yet posted in this sub forum though but I'm sure the numbers will skyrocket once the Model S gets into more hands.

    I merged the two Houston threads.
     
  9. stephenpace

    stephenpace VIN S00219

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    Houston gets two more Model S deliveries October 5th (mine plus one more) and Austin gets another October 6th (from another truck). Deliveries are accelerating for sure.
     
  10. sublimaze1

    sublimaze1 8Dec2012 / Leeroy Jenkins

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    Congrats! Now, we need to get some more traffic here in Dallas. WPetefish just got his tonight and I am going to visit him tomorrow am. I don't have a clue when mine will be. Maybe Christmas Eve? That would be nice.

    WJ
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  11. stephenpace

    stephenpace VIN S00219

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    People say the best presents come in small boxes, but I'm not sure about that.

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    I'll be at Houston Coffee and Cars tomorrow from 8am to 10am (249 @ Louetta) if anyone is interested in meeting up. My car is the 5th Model S in Houston and the car in front of mine on the carrier is the 6th. Dallas still has more, though. :-(
     
  12. Babylonfive

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    You better get yours WAY before then!!! I want MINE by then.
    Argh

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    Heya Stephen, who in Austin is getting theirs?
    David
     
  13. stephenpace

    stephenpace VIN S00219

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    I'm not sure. Same Delivery Specialist as mine, but I didn't ask. I asked for VINs, but in the excitement of watching the car come off the truck, I forgot them. Houston Model S number 6 was a Roadster owner name Kenneth. I met him at Coffee and Cars the next day, I think he is a dentist. I also met another Roadster owner named Collin.
     
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    stephenpace VIN S00219

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    Houston Galleria Tesla Parking. Jeez, some people just take up too much space! :)

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  15. kalikgod

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    Awesome Stephen!

    I'll keep a look out for you around town. I took my LEAF down to the National Plug in Day last month, no Tesla's attended. I was bummed.

    I was out of town for Coffee and Cars. Was it a good time? How were the reactions to your S?

    I might check it out next month.
     
  16. stephenpace

    stephenpace VIN S00219

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    Very good reaction to the car and I was parked at the end of the world--I talked pretty much non-stop from 8 to 10am. If I'm in town, I'll try to get there earlier next time (3 November) for a better parking spot. It was my first time to go, and I really enjoyed it and met some cool people including the guy who got his Model S delivered after me the same day.
     
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    Houston Coffee and Cars is again this Saturday:

    https://www.facebook.com/coffeeandcars?ref=ts&fref=ts

    NEXT GATHERING: NOVEMBER 3, 2012 Join us the first Saturday morning of November for our next gathering. From 8:00AM until 10:00AM at Vintage Park.

    Anyone else going? I plan to park near the Fiskers if I can get a space. If you go, please come say hi! I'll be the Sig Red Model S with 19" wheels. If you want to DM me as to arrive and park together, I will send my mobile number.
     
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    stephenpace VIN S00219

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    Houston Coffee and Cars is again this Saturday:

    https://www.facebook.com/coffeeandcars?ref=ts&fref=ts

    NEXT GATHERING: DECEMBER 1, 2012 Join us the first Saturday morning of December for our next gathering. From 8:00AM until 10:00AM at Vintage Park.

    Note: They are doing their annual toy drive benefiting MD Anderson Children's Cancer Center, so if you go, please consider bringing a toy.

    Anyone else going? If so, DM me and we can arrange to arrive and park together.
     
  19. stephenpace

    stephenpace VIN S00219

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    Informal Houston Tesla Meet-up Sunday 12/9:

    Tiny's Number 5 in West University
    1:30pm
    Eat Brunch or Just Show Off Your Car

    Tiny's no.5 | About Us

    PM me if you think you are going and we can reserve you a space
     
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    Looking forward to it!!
     

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