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Thank God for Bio-Weapon Defense Mode!

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Peteybabes, May 12, 2017.

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Does anybody use Bio-Weapon Defense Mode?

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  2. No

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  1. Peteybabes

    Peteybabes redneck drivin' a tesla...

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    Sitting at a traffic light about a half hour ago and the guy in front of me was burning oil real bad and chugging smoke.

    Turned on Bio-Weapon Defense Mode and only got a brief whiff of the truck then it went away. What I'm impressed by is that it removes all smells so that you're left sniffing the air trying to smell something, lol!

    I also work right across the street from the Columbus Airport (CMH) and have waves of jet fuel fumes that come over if the wind is blowing the wrong direction or if you happen to be driving down the road at the end of the runway right after a plane has taken off. I've got headaches from this in the past because it was so overpowering, but not anymore! :D
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  2. zackmilo

    zackmilo Chrome Delete Champion

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    Love the cubby drawer! Want to get one, how affective has it been? Don't have PUP:(
     
  3. Rockster

    Rockster Active Member

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    Just one of the many reasons I want a Model X...
     
  4. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    I've written before how impressed I was that my friend's HazMat6/DefCon5-grade stinky socks were completely defeated by the Bio filter in about 45 seconds, but -

    I was really disheartened to find the son of (another) close friend has got himself a coal roller. One with a ten- or twelve-inch straight pipe vertical out of the truck bed. It took all my bearing not to let him have it.

    That said, I am considering staging a scene, with pix, where he tries his unspeakably moronic trick in front of Chitty Chitty Shush Shush. I'll not smell a thing!
     
  5. Peteybabes

    Peteybabes redneck drivin' a tesla...

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    Yeah this is the Cubby Drawer that DAERik reviewed:


    Need to contact Norman Roberts who handcrafts these beauties @ [email protected] the message i received from him:

    "I have available cubby drawer with black faux leather exteriors and red, blue or gray interiors .


    Price 85.00 delivered in USA , 90.00 to Canada PayPal to [email protected], please send your name, address and inside color choice with payment.


    Approx 7 days to build and mail.


    Handles are all the Tesla T logo



    Thanks / Norm"

    Options shown below:

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  6. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    I had all three dogs in the back of my X & at least one (if not all) decided it was a good time to 'adjust pressure'. Loudly. Luckily before the gas took me out, I was able to turn on bioweapon defense and survive the attack.

    Bioweapon Defense > 3 Labs
     
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  7. zackmilo

    zackmilo Chrome Delete Champion

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    Thanks of the info. Was thinking of getting norms and heard great things on @Daerik's channel . Huge fan of his channel by the way.
     
  8. Derek Kessler

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    I used Bio-Weapon Defense Mode every time I'm driving into Columbus from the south — passing by the landfill and then the waste treatment plant on I-71.
     
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  9. Peteybabes

    Peteybabes redneck drivin' a tesla...

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    haha! yeah I've had to do that when i'm heading back from the Grove City supercharger. (used only once so far, just for the heck of it)
     
  10. X Fan

    X Fan Supporting Member

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    Lots of forest fires due to dry/windy conditions in Florida this year.

    Have used it often to filter out smoke.....works as advertised but remember to change filter with two year service or every 25k miles.
     
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  11. teddytoons

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    Main reason I bought the premium interior package...
     
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  12. gearchruncher

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    Are people aware that a HEPA filter does not filter out smells? HEPA is for particles, and almost everything that smells is not a particle. It's a molecule.

    Activated carbon removes smells. and all Model X cars have the carbon filters.
     
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  13. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    That absolutely is true but removing inside odors, like those of my friend's socks, requires high-performance circulation-filtering. It would be interesting to learn if a non-Biohazard system would be effective if one placed it in "Recirc" mode.
     
  14. gearchruncher

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    @AudubonB, the HEPA filter is only being used when pulling air from outside. When on re-circ, it isn't in the air path.
     
  15. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    Thank God for Bio-Weapon Defense Mode!


    Your thanks are misplaced. Thank Elon.
     
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  16. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    I use bio-weapon defense mode for Taco Tuesdays.
     
  17. Peteybabes

    Peteybabes redneck drivin' a tesla...

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    lol! agree.
     
  18. Saghost

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    I wasn't sure how to answer your poll. On the one hand, not smelling anything is absolutely one of my favorite features - I wasn't expecting to care as much as I do before I got it.

    However, I actually don't engage Bioweapon mode very often - I mostly find that the filtration through the Bio filters is sufficient to keep me from smelling anything without switching to the mode unless the source is inside the car.
     
  19. Peteybabes

    Peteybabes redneck drivin' a tesla...

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    sorry i probably should have added a 3rd option as i don't drive with it on all of the time, but when needed...

    i remember watching a video of several guys "hot-boxing" (smoking weed in the car) a model x. they then turned on bio-weapon defense mode and you could watch the smoke getting sucked away and a few minutes later the new-car smell was back. :)

    Also, didn't Tesla put a model x in a gas filled bubble with passengers wearing gas masks? if i remember correctly all of the gas was cleaned out of the inside of the model x and inside the bubble!! the passengers could take their masks off and breath just fine...so in conclusion the system must work together with the 2 carbon activated filters to remove all excess smells and dangerous fumes.
     
  20. SabrToothSqrl

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    If I had it, I would use it. I can smell a lit cigarette 4 cars ahead siting in traffic.

    If I have to follow a bus, I'll turn on to another road. Can't stand that exhaust!
     
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