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First Tesla Service Experience

Booking the Appointment: A+ Making an appointment for service is done via the Tesla App. You are able to enter a description of the service items you wish to have accomplished. I had created a Google Docs document with a … Continue reading

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Senseless Accident Captured on Dashcam

I’ve always wondered how an accident can occur in stationary traffic at a red light. Here is an example of a driver not paying attention to traffic ahead shortly after the light turns green and traffic starts to move. Look … Continue reading

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Emergency Tire Repair – Screw in tire with audible air loss

It was a cold, wet, dark ride home. I was tired and keen to get home. Then I saw and heard a warning on the dash of my Model 3 – Low Tire Pressure warning. The Model 3 displays the … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between a BMW and a Porcupine?….

….With a porcupine the pricks are on the outside. Boom boom!! Fancy cars beget fancy behaviour. In the video below watch a BMW driver cut across two lanes in front me and brake check the car next to me in … Continue reading

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Tesla Long Range Model 3 AWD – First Impressions

Ridiculously Comfortable The premium interior is included with currently available configurations, in the future it will be an option. The option is rumored to be worth $5,000. Worth every penny. Of all of the features available for the Model 3 … Continue reading

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EV Hole Hall of Shame

Back in 2012 I started a ICE Hall of Shame to highlight gas car drivers who blocked EV charging spaces. Fast forward to 2018 and EV drivers are now beginning to show poor etiquette when parking their vehicles. EV Hole … Continue reading

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Tesla delivers five days early using “Tesla Direct” service

My Model 3 delivery date was set for 6:30 PM October 30th several weeks ago. and then I got this text at 9:33 am on October 25th. Five and half hours later Jonathon of Tesla arrived with my new Model … Continue reading

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