As you probably know, today’s cars are almost more like our smartphones than like the cars we knew and loved from the 70’s and 80’s. Electric Vehicles (EVs) even moreso. I have a 2017 Tesla Model X. Most of the time I have it parked at home where I can leave it plugged in as … Continue reading Tesla Firmware Update 2021.24.5 Resolves My Car’s Sleeping issues
Back in early December (2019) I noticed that the regen on my Tesla was not what it should be. Basically, after overnighting in my garage on a 63 degree F morning, it would take about 25 minutes of my 40+ minute commute before I had full regeneration restored. On a cooler 37 degree night, I … Continue reading So my Tesla Model X has a Little Known Bug
So, apparently I haven’t figured out how to use Dashboard for Tesla‘s Speed Clocking app as I did a few trials today and then completely did not manage to save them. However just to note, my 5,000 lb SUV clocked in at:5.0 Seconds for 0-60 MPH, and14.75 Seconds for the 1/4 mile. I think the … Continue reading Informal Speed Clocking For Tesla
I picked up my Tesla Model X 75D in July of 2017. We walked into the Tesla Showroom in the Avalon on impulse as it was on the way to another store that Michelle was wanting to check out. At the time I had zero awareness that Tesla was producing an SUV and, frankly, only … Continue reading Tesla – 18 months in
My referral reward finally arrived. Ironically at the same time that Tesla is announcing an end to the referral program. It will be nice to have the permanent installation and then I can keep the plug-in charger in my car.
I like the AAA, I was a member of CAA when I lived in Canada and like having the safety net of having a trusted entity that can be called if I run into issues on the road. With the purchase of my Tesla, I’m less certain the AAA will be helpful (they are still … Continue reading AAA Shady Automatic Renewal Practice
I have recently had the opportunity to work with a Galaxy Note 8 and found it somewhat persnickety when it comes to Bluetooth pairing. In trying to find a solution I peeked around the internet and found several fairly intricate suggestions. I had issues with pairing with 3 out of 4 of my attempts. For … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Bluetooth Pairing issues?