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Is there anything left to speculate about?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Electric Dream, Jul 25, 2017.

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  1. Electric Dream

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    So the 3 is almost here, but the amount of speculation and rumour-mongering seems to be at all all time high!

    Is there anything left to have a heated debate about?

    Has anyone covered auto-dimming on the rear view mirror?
    How about locking wheel nuts Y/N?
    What pressure do we expect the tyres to be inflated to?

    Come on, there must be something!!!!
     
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  2. Shipbldr200

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    Windshield wiper fluid.

    We need a massive thread discussing the composition of the factory windshield wiper fluid, it's fill level, specific gravity, and overall impact on mileage.

    Then we compare the data against speculative fluid data for some as-yet unmanufactured electric vehicle such as the (revived) Edsel company electrical that someone heard might enter production in 2027

    ... so we can then endlessly debate whether or not we should hold off on purchasing....
     
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  3. 3PHASE

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    Will we see the 3rd wheel design on a car Friday? Will we see any results of crash testing? What happens to the screen in a front end crash?
     
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  4. malcolm

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    Yes.

    The lack of speculation.

    (it'll create a paradox)
     
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    Surely we can dig up some old RC photos and draw arrows pointing at random shadows, then speculating that arrow #1 is a built-in mini-fridge and arrow #2 is a secret compartment for smuggling lemurs...
     
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  6. jonnyg

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    Drain it completely for the weight savings and range gain, obviously. Plus rip out and throw away anything involved with wiper fluid, including tank, tubing, etc. Anyone who doesn't isn't serious about EVs.
     
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    That's a good one.
    I've seen no mention of windsceen washers, or any signs of washer jets.

    I confidently predict the Model 3 will have self-cleaning windows. It's not like we've seen wipers working on any of the RCs, have we?
     
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    You won't need to see out the windshield as the car will be driving itself. As long as the cameras and sensors can see you will be fine.
     
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    The cup holders don't look adjustable. I'm cancelling my reservation.
     
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    What about the length of wiper blades?
     
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  11. gaswalla

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    Well, we now have this thread...
     
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    What do you folks think about the rear glass heater / defogger. Do you think it will be effective enough when snowing as a wiper replacement ?

    Also any thoughts on standard dash, do you think we will get alternatives other than wood trim.

    And curious whether anyone saw a cubbyhole in RC or production shots, if not that would be wasted space.
     
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    Jayc, you do realise this isn't supposed to be a serious thread? Those questions are waaaaay too sensible.

    Lloyd, haven't you been paying attention? I've just confirmed there are no wipers!

    Honestly, what's wrong with people?
     
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    If the car gets wet, Musk just has a Falcon rocket buzz you overhead on its way to a landing to dry you off.
     
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    Damn, you got there before me and tyre pressures is at the top of your list too!!

    There's only one thing to do now and that's log off and wait until Friday.
     
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    Hah, like that's possible ;)
     
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    I heard the car is coming with a version of "Alexa" for cars ;)
     
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    I was hoping for Karen.
     
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    Hey, I can't be in every car... ;)
     
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