The biggest advantage that Tesla has over all other manufacturers is the vast network of Superchargers that allow Tesla drivers to make road trips at nearly the same speed and convenience of non-electric cars. Most people unfamiliar with this network are shocked when I show them the map. Red markers are superchargers that are available today.... Continue Reading →
If you're thinking about getting a Tesla, you can learn a lot about the cars by reading the owner's manual. Tesla has these in PDF form on their website: The manuals tend to be a bit out of date as new features are released, but it's still a good place to start.
In my last post, I explained how I upgraded eight of the lights in my Model X to improve the lighting on our floorboards, trunk, and frunk with great results. However, this still left the center console completely dark at night. I've been looking for a simple solution and I found one for under $12. The... Continue Reading →
I've been disappointed with the interior lights in our new Tesla X. Several folks in multiple forums and YouTube videos recommended these replacements from Abstract Ocean (Amazon has them here). I've replaced the following 8 lights and LOVE the results: - Front driver and passenger floorboard lights - Both rear floorboard lights (one under each front... Continue Reading →
Good demonstration of how easily these seats clean by DÆrik: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcAGk-g-UNo
From our initial research to the painful wait between ordering and delivery, we obsessed over forums, blogs, videos, etc.. Here is a list of our favorite sources: Teslarati - Tesla news, good forums, etc. Tesla Motors Club - Tesla news, good forums, etc. Official Tesla Forums Like Tesla YouTube Channel A Digital Nomad YouTube Channel... Continue Reading →
As mentioned in the previous post, our new Tesla Model X was delivered in December 2017 and we quickly discovered that there was an issue with the charge port. Evidently, there was a manufacturing issue that made it very hard to plug in a supercharger. Other charger types were fine, but getting the supercharger plug to... Continue Reading →
My wife and I just completed our first road trip in our new Model X -- a 2500 mile round trip from San Francisco to Colorado. It was a fantastic trip. Here are a few things that we learned during our journey that might help others: Like several others, we have a December 2017-delivered Model... Continue Reading →