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Model S Plaid - Drag Strip Thermals

T Bone

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Sep 13, 2021
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California
Hello Folks,

I have been curious what happens with Drag Strip Mode from a technical perspective. I took some thermal pics of my Plaid. I finished charging the previous night and left the car plugged in. Then I unplugged and turn on Drag Strip mode and took before and after thermal pics of the front engine bay heat exchangers.

The FLIR camera that I used indicates 3 temperatures, red dot - hot, blue dot - blue, hollow dot - temperature at spot. The color scaling is a bit off so it is much more accurate to look at the exact temperature.

I want to get to the heat exchanger right beside the front drive unit but I don' t know who is holding the front plastic tub in (I know there are 2 X 10 mm bolts) but I don't know how else it is fastened in......
 

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