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PEM 185

Discussion in 'Roadster: Technical' started by Msjulie, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. Msjulie

    Msjulie Member

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    Still a Roadster novice here - I've seen some PEM covers have 185 (mine), some have Sport (seems obvious). What other covers are they and what do they mean exactly? I know 2.0 and 2.5 cars are different - is there documentation on the specifics on that part?

    Just curious

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  2. wiztecy

    wiztecy Active Member

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    PEM185:
    The efficiency and integration of the battery, PEM and motor systems is between 85 and 95 percent, allowing the motor to put out up to 185 kW of power.

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  3. Msjulie

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    DeedWest 2010 Roadster 2.0 - VIN 523

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    Roadster 1.5 models have PEM185 on their PEM's, while 2.0/2.5 cars either have a basic Tesla logo, or a Roadster Sport badge if they are a Sport. To my knowledge, these are the only variations of logos on PEM's.
     
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    And some 2.0 non-sport PEMS were replaced under warranty with Sport PEMS (programed as non-sport), so the badging may be off there on a few....
     
  6. gregd

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    Yep. #834 is like that. I asked about the difference between the sport and non-sport PEMs, and as you say it's just a matter of the firmware. They said they could re-badge the PEM if I want, which I will probably do at the next service.
     
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    Ment to say 2.x non-sport PEMS....
     

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