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Thanks for the help

Discussion in 'Model S' started by MichFin, Aug 24, 2015.

  1. MichFin

    MichFin Member

    May 8, 2015
    Detroit, MI
    I was driving back home from Cincinnati this weekend and as we came up I-75 navigation had us stopping at Dayton. The problem is Dayton is 8 miles west of I-75 so that's at least 15 minutes out of our way. But the next super charger would get us there with only 5% battery which is cutting it to close for me. But thanks to all the people on this forum I had a really good understanding already on how to handle the situation and felt comfortable with my decision to press on and just go slower. Instead of stopping at Dayton I slowed down to 60 MPH until the navigation showed I would arrive with 10% at which point I started going 70 MPH and ultimately 75 MPH and arrived with 9% charge on the battery.

    This forum is a great help to me and I thank everyone who contributes.
  2. Electric700

    Electric700 Active Member

    May 21, 2013
    Florida, United States
    Great story, glad it worked out for you. :smile:
  3. Tesla S1

    Tesla S1 Member

    Jun 19, 2012
    That's great. I would not have made my trip from Chicago to Florida if not for this forum also. Nice.

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