Category Archives: Tesla Model 3

Rare sighting of BMW i8

The BMW i8 plug-in hybrid is very rare on the roads. It’s expensive and therefore sells in small quantities. Prices start at $147,000, with a typical selling price of $175,000 once options are added. As of  August 2019 only 6,448 … Continue reading

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Tesla CHAdeMO adapter charges Model 3 at 31kW at Nissan HQ

The Model 3 has just gained the ability to use a Tesla to CHAdeMO adapter through a recent firmware update. I have yet to receive firmware version 2019.24.4 that enables the adapter, however a work colleague got the update on … Continue reading

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Whole Foods offer $100 in compensation for Parking Lot Ding

I am pleased that Whole Foods have decided to compensate me for the parking lot ding I received a several weeks ago.  Sentry Mode on my Tesla recorded how my car was hit by a rogue shopping cart. I reached … Continue reading

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Warm weather has brought amazing efficiency

Over the winter the efficiency of the Model 3 was nothing to write home about. The resistance heater while effective uses a lot of electricity. Now the weather has warmed up the more efficient air conditioner is being used and … Continue reading

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Outcome of Tesla Paint Repair Kit

Following a ding in a parking lot I purchased Tesla’s paint repair kit to touch up rather than go through a body repair for what was a small ding. I am pleased with the results, the ding is much less … Continue reading

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Bizarre Parking Lot Ding at Whole Foods Parking lot

Parking lot dings are a hazard when we park in public. The ding I picked up on Thursday 11th April 2019 was rather bizarre and actually quite funny. You have to laugh or you’d cry. View from Front of Car … Continue reading

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Tax refund is on its way

The IRS have approved our tax filing for 2018 and we have $6,160 coming back thanks to the $7,500 EV tax credit on the Model 3 we bought last year. The Tax credit was halved as on January 1st 2019. … Continue reading

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