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Re: Official Tesla Model 3 thread

Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:36 am

dgpcolorado wrote:VIN 49,743 has been spotted on a transport truck. It has an "A" in position 8, so single motor (RWD).

And to think that my VIN of ~ 35k was cause for celebration a few weeks ago.
Personally though, I find the news that GF is now producing 6k Model 3 packs a week much more satisfying. That is an annual of 25 GWh and only represents part of the factory output. No wonder Tesla is already plotting GF 2 and 3; after all, GF1 is "only" planned for 150 GWh all product production when running at full.

What amazing numbers
Anybody care to wager against one TWh within 10 years ?
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Re: Official Tesla Model 3 thread

Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:22 pm

SageBrush wrote:
dgpcolorado wrote:VIN 49,743 has been spotted on a transport truck. It has an "A" in position 8, so single motor (RWD).

And to think that my VIN of ~ 35k was cause for celebration a few weeks ago.
Personally though, I find the news that GF is now producing 6k Model 3 packs a week much more satisfying. That is an annual of 25 GWh and only represents part of the factory output. No wonder Tesla is already plotting GF 2 and 3; after all, GF1 is "only" planned for 150 GWh all product production when running at full.

What amazing numbers
It does appear that Tesla was delaying deliveries for tax credit purposes and that the floodgates will open next month. We will know for sure next week.
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Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:47 pm

I can't recall if 119 kW supercharging speed has been shown before on a TM3 screen.
I think I hit 117 kWin my X 100D. I don't recall what the S/X 75Ds hit.

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Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:34 pm

Here is a good example of how Tesla made the model three easier to repair.
My wife’s Model 3 needed one of the taillights replaced. Tesla had ordered the part.
Today, they got it in and asked if I wanted to bring it in.
Without an appointment, I brought the car in. 15 minutes later I had her car back.

For the same repair on a Model X, they slot out a 3 hour block for the replacement.

Tesla did a great job simplifying both the build, and repairs. This is a big part of what Tesla wanted to do, and what will help with both production and demand on the service centers.
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Re: Official Tesla Model 3 thread

Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:26 am

scottf200 wrote:I can't recall if 119 kW supercharging speed has been shown before on a TM3 screen.
I think I hit 117 kWin my X 100D. I don't recall what the S/X 75Ds hit.

jtpassat https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/posts/2785811/



I have never had more than 117 ever on an S.
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Re: Official Tesla Model 3 thread

Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:47 am

Got a push alert about this not long ago from the CNBC app.

Tesla meets self-imposed deadline for Model 3, rolls out 5000 cars in a week, sources tell Reuters
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/29/tesla-q ... mbers.html

Zythryn wrote:Here is a good example of how Tesla made the model three easier to repair.
My wife’s Model 3 needed one of the taillights replaced. Tesla had ordered the part.
Today, they got it in and asked if I wanted to bring it in.
Without an appointment, I brought the car in. 15 minutes later I had her car back.

For the same repair on a Model X, they slot out a 3 hour block for the replacement.

Tesla did a great job simplifying both the build, and repairs. This is a big part of what Tesla wanted to do, and what will help with both production and demand on the service centers.

FWIW, my co-worker with a 3 has an intermittently working backup camera. Mobile service came out. He seemed fine with that. Later, it looked like he had a service appointment. Then he had another? This time, they had to open a ticket w/engineering. Now his 3 been in the shop for over 2 weeks.

He mentioned at the SC, every single vehicle there (for service/repairs) was an X. Haha. I wasn't surprised by that. I don't think he was either.

His 3 now been in the shop longer than he's had it. We work in software and he and had joked about him beta testing not long after he plunked down his $2500 to order.

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Re: Official Tesla Model 3 thread

Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:00 am

Speaking of the additional $2500 to order, I understand why they do it but it seems a bit much to have a $2500 deposit that in non-refundable. Clearly they don't want thousands of orders that are never picked up but on the other hand they decided to have pre orders. IMO it's insane they seem to think they can keep that for cancellation logistical costs, complete nonsense. Not sure what the law states in CA about that. I can't see them not selling every cancelled car this year in about 20 seconds with a keystroke of effort:)
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Re: Official Tesla Model 3 thread

Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:42 am

cwerdna wrote:FWIW, my co-worker with a 3 has an intermittently working backup camera. Mobile service came out. He seemed fine with that. Later, it looked like he had a service appointment. Then he had another? This time, they had to open a ticket w/engineering. Now his 3 been in the shop for over 2 weeks.

He mentioned at the SC, every single vehicle there (for service/repairs) was an X. Haha. I wasn't surprised by that. I don't think he was either.

His 3 now been in the shop longer than he's had it. We work in software and he and had joked about him beta testing not long after he plunked down his $2500 to order.


FWIW, I've had my 3 since 4/27. It hasn't been in the shop once. I have had absolutely no problems with it. In fact, I just returned from a 4,100 mile road trip to Wisconsin and back. Cruised the freeways at 78 with the AC blasting and had no problems.

The max kW I noticed at the superchargers was 116. Usually it started out at 115, unless I was starting with a higher SOC.

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Re: Official Tesla Model 3 thread

Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:13 pm

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scottf200 wrote:I can't recall if 119 kW supercharging speed has been shown before on a TM3 screen.
I think I hit 117 kWin my X 100D. I don't recall what the S/X 75Ds hit. jtpassat https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/posts/2785811/

I have never had more than 117 ever on an S.

Maybe they are allowing slightly more or the ramp down curve to be different because of the battery changes.
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Re: Official Tesla Model 3 thread

Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:03 pm

Anywhere between 115-119kW is normal on #2292 (12 Dec 2017 build date).

The output DC current from the Supercharger is limited to 365 amps, but it will bounce around between 366-369 sometimes. It’s doubtful that the Model 3 is pulling much more than 330 amps to keep within the sub-120kW limit for the Supercharger.

360V * 330A = 119kW maximum rate

96s / 403v max - Model 3 Long Range 80.5kWh max capacity 96s * 46P, 4426 quantity of 2170s @ approximately 4900mah per cell, 4 modules

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