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"Refreshed" Model S model VIBRATION tracking and information thread!!!

What version of "Refreshed" Model S do you drive?


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jebinc

EndlessVibrating PLAID, cream/FSD; MYP, wht on wht
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The SC is replacing my half shafts today, but it sounds like they are replacing them again with the same part numbers and the same service procedure. So, I'm not optimistic that it's going to do anything.
Nope. I got four days out of new shafts; and then I was “shafted” as the vibration returned.
 

jebinc

EndlessVibrating PLAID, cream/FSD; MYP, wht on wht
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@MFrunkerOG
@n2mb_racing

I used this one. Display is in the console cubby. Pictures tomorrow.

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@MFrunkerOG @n2mb_racing
@lbowroom

Went to Costco today and used my camera. I connected it to the fog light wire so I can turn it on and off at will via the fog light radio button in the UI. Here’s a shot of the hidden camera. How close I got to the curb and the view from inside!

Sorry for being a few days late with these…

PS. I PPF’d the lens and ceramic coated that.

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Laddcruzer

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@MFrunkerOG @n2mb_racing
@lbowroom

Went to Costco today and used my camera. I connected it to the fog light wire so I can turn it on and off at will via the fog light radio button in the UI. Here’s a shot of the hidden camera. How close I got to the curb and the view from inside!

Sorry for being a few days late with these…

PS. I PPF’d the lens and ceramic coated that.

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Brilliant. Me wants!
 
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lbowroom

Plaid, white with black, CF, 19’s. Delivered 8/27
Sep 12, 2018
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Orange County
@MFrunkerOG @n2mb_racing
@lbowroom

Went to Costco today and used my camera. I connected it to the fog light wire so I can turn it on and off at will via the fog light radio button in the UI. Here’s a shot of the hidden camera. How close I got to the curb and the view from inside!

Sorry for being a few days late with these…

PS. I PPF’d the lens and ceramic coated that.

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That is indeed a useful view.
 
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jebinc

EndlessVibrating PLAID, cream/FSD; MYP, wht on wht
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Please explain, “common configuration “. Also wondering if you thought of alternative power sources. Could you use a USB source and where did you run your camera wires.
Since we have identically configured/modded Plaids, you need to keep up by installing this camera! 🤑

You can power the camera from any power source. There are many in the frunk area, including a direct 12v tap near the firewall!
 
Ordered the n2itive stuff - links and camber arm. Now hurry up and ship!

Also just finished a nice long 1000 mile trip for work (atl to Jax and back). Got the wheels force balanced before (one needed remounting). Drove in low all throughout. Not a single vibration - butter smooth!
Lucky.... My vibration is coming back slowly. It's been just under a week since they replaced the half shafts. No launches at all. Not even full throttle accelerations.
 

jebinc

EndlessVibrating PLAID, cream/FSD; MYP, wht on wht
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Jun 19, 2019
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Seattle area
Ordered the n2itive stuff - links and camber arm. Now hurry up and ship!

Also just finished a nice long 1000 mile trip for work (atl to Jax and back). Got the wheels force balanced before (one needed remounting). Drove in low all throughout. Not a single vibration - butter smooth!
Camber arm not shipping until August, at the earliest.
 

lbowroom

Plaid, white with black, CF, 19’s. Delivered 8/27
Sep 12, 2018
1,822
4,230
Orange County
Yeah I know. There’s no way I’m lowering the car without adjusting for camber :) so I guess that will wait too!
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10,000 miles dropped almost an inch from stock. I’ve seen the pictures of the shredded tires too but I’m puzzled by it. I see no premature wear on the inside. Perhaps people are running too low a pressure?
 
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10,000 miles dropped almost an inch from stock. I’ve seen the pictures of the shredded tires too but I’m puzzled by it. I see no premature wear on the inside. Perhaps people are running too low a pressure?
OK, so not only do you have a Plaid in my favorite color, but someone did a seriously nice job on the epoxy floor job.

And your tire wear looks as close to perfect as it can get, at least to my old eyes.
 

Hayseed_MS

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Jan 19, 2021
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Only one motor up there, but two driveshafts. Perhaps the right one is out of wack or related suspension damage.
Thanks for the input. I had my original arachnids put back on and the vibration is almost gone. Is it possible that heavier setups for the wheel and tires can help reduce vibration? I have a 20” signature wheel setup that I was having issues with.
 

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