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Tesla, Australian & New Zealand Climate.

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by Davide, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. Davide

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    I've noticed a fair bit of discussion about air conditioning and tinting. Perhaps we could consolidate and post info here along with other passenger comfort issues related to our conditions.
     
  2. Davide

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    Has anyone been on dirt roads much?
     
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    I've done a few km on dirt roads.
     
  4. Davide

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    Whats the dust proofing like & how dose it handle corrugations?
     
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    Dust proofing is good. I unfortunately didn't experience any corrugations as they were private roads.
     
  6. Jimat

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    I live at the end of a 4 km dirt road.
    And have washed the car once so far.
    There was a little bit of dust on the door surrounds but very little inside the car.
    Car feels good over corrugations although I have driven fairly slowly with suspension on high or very high( very high resets to high at about 35 kph.)
     
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    I wonder how it'd stand upto outback bulldust, although I don't suppose any Tesla will be driving down those roads for a long time yet.
     
  8. Davide

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    I live at the end of a very corrugated road that is fairly steep in places and in winter muddy & slippery its the reason I got air suspension. But we'll see how it goes.
     
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    from a very limited experience of driving it down an inner city cobbled lane I think that you'll be pleasantly surprised. Having said that I know that Citroen's hydropneumatic suspensions always had most trouble when both wheels on the same axle were deflected at once, this may or may not be the case with Tesla's air suspension.
     

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