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Will MX fit in my garage?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by ohmman, Sep 8, 2015.

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  1. ohmman

    ohmman Maximum Plaid Member

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    I haven't noticed a change. Is this the first time you've seen that happen? Do you have your suspension geofenced to low in your location? Even if you do, I have noticed that when parked, the suspension setting isn't always obeyed. This occurs with my S and my X.
     
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    I don't have my suspension geofenced to a specific setting at my location, as long as my suspension remains on standard (or below) a impact shouldn't occur. I haven't tested high or very high but its probable those two settings would result in an impact.

    I would assume the X does not automatically adjust to high or very high on its own? However, when I exit the car after driving (park in the garage) I hear the suspension make noise, likewise when I reverse the car from park it makes noise again.
     
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    I would make the same assumption, but I wouldn't rely on it.

    As far as the suspension noise, I think that's what I was talking about above. When in park/off, there's some stable suspension level. When you're in gear, it changes to "normal." Search the S threads for air suspension - there are a lot of people who agree that it seems to act randomly. For instance, in my Model S, if I raise it to "very high" to clear a concrete parking block, park, shop, and return, it'll lower itself to "normal" as soon as I put it in reverse, and come down on the parking block.

    My unfortunate suggestion is to never open your garage door while your falcon wing doors are already open. Mine open in restricted mode but I still don't chance it.
     
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    I had umbrella mode enabled but it resulted in some occasional impacts to my head when I exited the driver's door so I enabled always fully open at this location for my garage. I actually try to make sure I only open the Falcon Wing Doors when my garage is already open but they are times when I inadvertently end up opening them.
     
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    It's my experience/understanding that suspension levels are geo-fenced only for high and very-high. You can't geo-fence low or very-low. It would be awesome if my X would go into very-low every time I parked in my garage, but it doesn't do that today.
     
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    I requested the feature to have low/lower geofenced few months ago. If you want the feature please make sure to request it!
     
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    I've requested geofenced door height setting that takes into account suspension height. So basically max height of X based on location. That was a few months back.
     
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    Interesting..... I back my X into the garage to avoid the opener and rails. May want to give that a try.....(watch the mirrors on the single door garage!!!) That's just a suggestion if power and other things permit.
     
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    Guys, my X doesn't open the the driver side FWD fully despite having ample space above and on the sides. Anyone else see this behavior? It used to a few months back, I got the sensors checked, to no avail.
     
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    Do an override open (hold until fully open) and select "always open fully in this location" once it appears. Or have you already done that?
     
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    So I'm doing some measuring to see how a Model X would fit in my garage. Floor to garage door rails is 87.5 and floor to the garage door when it's open is 91. So I don't see any issues with the FWD. However, the way our garage is laid out we need to be able to walk in front of the vehicles. So we always park as far back as possible so that the door just clears and maximize the space in front of the car. When I do that I only have roughly 84 inches of clearance at the back for the lift gate. If the lift gate is fully open what is the clearance? I haven't been able to find that measurement online.
     
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    I don't have the lift gate measurements handy, but the lift gate can be programmed to stop at a certain height.
     
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    Yup. I was just curious how it would work out.
     
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    I just measured the liftgate fully open, it's about 7'7, or 91" off the ground at the highest point. At 84" you won't want to open that thing fully.

    To allow it to open fully (ok, really just for peace of mind), we had the garage door rails changed to high lift tracks. They go straight up another foot before turning towards the garage. Plenty of room, cost about ~$200
     
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    Also worth noting that our lift gate seemed to inherit the height setting from the FWD -- that is, I'm not sure you can set the FWD to open fully and not have the lift gate also try to open fully.
     
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    Thank you for the info mal!
     
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    My driver side will not open fully if I go in to far that the manual closer is in the middle of the door. Open's when it at the front.

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    Convert to jackshaft opener. No floating motor, no chain, no center track.

    It's worth it if you have a model X!
     
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    you may wish to check a prior thread.... it has all the measurements for the Model X right after its launch.

    teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/threads/model-x-dimensions.60228/#post-1311432
     

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