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How do you guys feel on the Model 3 being really popular

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by YusufT, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. run-the-joules

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    If we run them ALL over we don't need the noisemakers anymore right?
     
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  2. woodisgood

    woodisgood It's walnut, beech

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    Hard to argue with the logic there!
     
  3. gambit48

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    LA Smog: the battle against air pollution

    It's not easy, but LA did fight that fight decades ago. Having grown up there, I did see the air get cleaner and cleaner with the passing decades.

    It's not all the combustion engine's fault, but replacing all the ICE with EVs would make a drastic difference. I'm still a registered Republican and far from a tree hugger, but in terms of climate and the environment, it's gone way past willful ignorance and unfortunately, I can only see the current administration and many of my fellow Republicans as actually evil.
     
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  4. timk225

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    #104 timk225, Oct 8, 2018
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    When I picked up my 3 from the Wexford service center on May 8, their sales people told me they had delivered about 50 3's, total.

    I was up there again last Thursday to get my headlight LED fixed, and the parking lot was full of 3's, at least 30 of them! Most had VINs in the 86000's and 88000's, although I did see a 100400-something VIN also. While I was there a car carrier brought in a load of 9 3's, and an hour or so later, I saw another car carrier full of 3's getting off the PA Turnpike in Cranberry Township, a couple miles away.

    When I was there on Thursday, a couple sales people said they are now delivering 50-80 each week these days.

    I had the only 3 in my area for a couple months, and only saw a couple other S and X cars now and then. Now I am seeing other Teslas more often, mostly 3's, but it is not an every day thing yet.

    We shouldn't look at it as having the only Tesla around, but rather that we have the superior vehicle, a Tesla, wherever we may be.

    See this photo, what a beautiful sight. I should've gotten a photo of the carrier before they started unloading it. Seeing the carrier full of 3's makes me think of the beginning of Rain Man.
     

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  5. Zextraterrestrial

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    I currently see at least a couple of 3's a day in the Eureka (norcal..but more like Oregon than CA) area.... so many more than 1 month ago it is nuts! Seeming very popular.
    Attention, lol, most people still don't know the difference between any Tesla or anything about them (gas?huh)...I did say I am in Cali?
    All my eggs are in the basket! maybe they will hatch someday o_O
     
  6. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Well-Known Member

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    List of things would be awesome:

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    * Lots of BEVs
    * Somebody telling me "Your BEV only has 220 miles of range? That must be a really old model."
    ...
     
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  7. JTwo

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    I’ve joked with my friends that there are so many M3s around here, I’m driving an electric Camry.
     
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  8. rachelhikes

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    It is a vast social good that it is popular. Personally, I am selfish enough to not look forward to not being able to find my car in the parking lot because there are so many red Model 3's there.
     
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  9. Abstrakt1

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    I see a lot come and go from our local service center but not many in the wild. I still see the model S and X more than the 3 in my area. I am excited to see how common they become. Cost of living is low in my area, so the current price tag scares people a bit. Once they release the standard range AWD it will be everywhere. We have short commutes and lots of snow out here.
     
  10. S4WRXTTCS

    S4WRXTTCS Active Member

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    I'd love to get some use of them being so popular.

    Like maybe have V2V communication so when I need to make a lane change in massive traffic it communicates to the AP of another Tesla to make room.

    Or maybe if I'm behind a Tesla then AP uses V2V communication to draft behind that Tesla.

    Sadly Tesla doesn't have V2V technology on the car so neither of those are possible.

    So all I really get is clean air.

    Okay, so that aint bad.
     
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  11. Hota

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    Hey there! I had an '05 Legacy GT wagon as well. Black. :) Chipped :D Auto :(
     

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