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My plug is ready, now I just need my car...

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by carrerascott, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    ...this is gonna be a loooong month!

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  2. sp4rk

    sp4rk Banned

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    Where did you get the logo plate? Cooolio!
     
  3. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    sp4rk Banned

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    Well, that was a pathetically quick sale. :) Wish my car would arrive that quickly!
     
  5. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Probably the cheapest thing I'll ever buy for my Tesla. ;)

     
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    aronth5 Long Time Follower

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    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    Sorry guys, I jumped on that and snagged 2 of the 10 available, the rest must've gone quickly after that.
     
  8. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Wow it said 10 in stock before I posted. Too bad I don't get a commission!
     
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    Can't you just print it :)
     
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    Did you wire with 3 or 4 wires?
    Mine was just installed today with 3 wires (no ground).
    I am having him come back and change to a 4 wire system. Does that sound correct?
     
  11. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    If it's a NEMA 14-50 the electrician should have know how to install it properly which is 4 wires if I have that correct. If you are getting a HPWC, the will install 3 wires and a 6-50 outlet for you to use until the HPWC comes.
     
  12. ElSupreme

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    If you get a NEMA 14-50 outlet (like the one pictured earlier in this thread) you need 4 wires. 2 hot, 1 neutral, 1 ground. If you get a NEMA 6-50 (welding outlet) you only need 3 wires. 2 hot, 1 ground (Model S doesn't need/use a neutral). If you are wiring a HPWC (or other EVSE) you only need 3 wires. 2 hot, 1 ground (they don't need/use neutral).
     
  13. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Yes 4 wires... 2 hot 1 neutral 1 ground. Will also be installing the HPWC when it comes in (but leave the NEMA 14-50 as a backup in case the HPWC ever fails.
     
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    Thanks for the replies. I think he just made a mistake. I am not getting the HPWC.
    My electrician is returning to run the proper line.
     
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    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Great. Make sure he installed it with the ground plug on top too like in the first post for this thread.
     
  16. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Mine was put in yesterday. 4 wires ground plug on top. They also ran a 120V line so I now have some additional power in that corner of the garage.
     
  17. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Those stickers are back in stock on Amazon, fyi.
     
  18. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Snagged one. Thanks! Wonder if there's some place on the car itself where this might look cool?!

    Now, Amazon wants me to buy a center console and Elon's biography!

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