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Vendor LTE Premium MCU + Gen 2 Hi Res Cluster (donor: 2017 90D)

Discussion in 'Tesla Parts for Sale' started by AutobahnEV, Apr 11, 2018.

  1. AutobahnEV

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  2. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 100D 2020.36.3.1

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  3. AutobahnEV

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    Correct. 11/2016 would've been sold by Tesla as "2017 Model S", and when I list parts I usually advertise as it would've been sold from dealer whether it is Porsche, BMW or Tesla.
     
  4. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 100D 2020.36.3.1

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    My car was built in 11/2016 and is a 2016 Tesla, so not all cars built 11/2016 were sold as "2017 Model S" cars. The VIN shows it is a 2016 car.
     
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  5. kdday

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    Not to nitpick, but no, it would have been sold as a 2016 Model S.

    For example, I own a 12/16 model s that is a 2016 model S.

    Yes, it's equivalent to a 2017 model year of other brands, but tesla does it differently.
     
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  6. AutobahnEV

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    Thank you for the information. Will update my side of things. Cheers.
     
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  7. insaini

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    it would be 2016 as there's no such thing as a 2017 Tesla Model S "90D"
     
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  8. HankLloydRight

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    Yes, there is:
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  9. AutobahnEV

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    MCU SOLD. Cluster still available
     
  10. JesseIan

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    Still have cluster? Assuming I could swap with gen 1? Hate the lower resolution...darn OCD
     
  11. Lukez

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    Recently tried the swap and it's not a direct plug and play, even if there is a firmware update ready to install. The installation will just crap out and car will be undrivable. The SC would need to reprogram it for you, I would call them first to see if they would be willing to push you new firmware to make it work after you do the install yourself.
     
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  12. Krash

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    Is any MCU swap plug and play? I would have thought that the VIN would be in the MCU and it might have some of the car configuration in it rather than simply looking around for what parts are connected before pulling firmware. I thought I read that the rear performance motor was now cryptographically authenticated to the MCU.
     
  13. Lukez

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    We were talking about the cluster not the mcu
     
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    #14 Krash, May 8, 2018
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    Ah. I am still curious about how plug and play the MCU is. I assumed the cluster had completely different wiring (new cluster being effectively just a display) and that you could never mix new cluster with old MCU. It would be great if Tesla releases an MCU2 retrofit that would allow the converse however: old cluster and new MCU together. The cost of additional testing might even be less than the incremental labor for Tesla MCU replacement to add the cluster, once Tesla runs out of replacement MCU1.
     
  15. TD85

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    Is it possible to install the Gen 2 Cluster or Premium MCU in a 2013?
     
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    Yes, it is possible but you will need someone at Tesla to reprogram the new Cluster.
    I recently did the swap and love it. PM me if you need more help.
     
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    I'm wondering on how to get this done as well. I have a gen 2 IC on hand but the SC said that they don't do upgrade like that yet.... any help would be greatly appreciated :)
     
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    My 2014 Model S 60 without tech package had its GPS go bad in the MCU so they replaced it. They mentioned it was some form of older hardware with 4G LTE manually retrofitted in. The fact they're manually building units with older and newer parts stuck together implies to me that older cars are simply not compatible with the latest MCUs. Perhaps connectors have changed shape or the physical dimensions of the MCU have changed. This also explains why they don't offer MCU upgrades to older vehicles other than when things break, and then they use a frankensteined version of older and newer hardware. It worries me what they'll do when the older hardware ceases to be available.
     
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    Can you share some pics of the screen for us :)
     
  20. AutobahnEV

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    These parts were sold months ago! I can show you pics of another screen from the same year car! Would you like to see the cluster or the MCU?
     

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