Tesla Extended Warranty for Model 3 & Model Y Now an Option!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 05:46:48 +0000

It seems like most Americans are routinely hounded by annoying, scammy, spam phone calls telling you that you need to buy an extended warranty for your car. (Though, I haven’t been getting those for a while. Thanks, Biden?) I’m not sure why or how those became such common spam calls, but if you are indeed […]

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Utah Record Snowfall — More Adventures in Winter Driving with My Dual Motor Tesla Model 3 (+ FSD Beta Update)

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 14:19:59 +0000

The average winter snowfall at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude ski resorts in Utah is 500”. As of this writing, Brighton and Alta Ski Resorts are at 672” and 660” snowfall respectively for the season, and the others are not far behind. With 5 weeks of the ski season left to go, we are well […]

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Tess Hits 100,000

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2023 15:01:14 +0000

Seven years ago, I put down my AU$1500 deposit and sat tight and anxious waiting for my Tesla Standard Range Plus (SR+) to arrive. Which she did, three and half years later. We watched videos, we participated in events. Tesla even brought out a left-hand drive version and we queued for one and a half […]

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Winter Driving Adventures In My Tesla Model 3

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 02:10:14 +0000

You have probably been reading about the atmospheric river that has brought incredible rain, flooding and destruction to California this winter. That atmospheric river hasn’t stopped at California but has continued up to Utah. At higher elevations the precipitation falls as snow instead of rain. Our ski resorts have been inundated with the most massive […]

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3 Years & 80,000 Miles With My Tesla Model 3 — Battery Degradation, Maintenance Costs, Etc.

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 17:36:00 +0000

We were totally excited on October 22, 2019 when we drove our Tesla Model 3 Long Range away from the Tesla Salt Lake City Delivery Center. We’ve just passed our 3 year anniversary! Our odometer as I write this reads 80,821 miles. I wanted to determine how much battery degradation had occurred over that time […]

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I Love Tesla’s New(ish) Blind Spot Camera Feature — Can We Get One More?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2022 23:22:46 +0000

I probably saw news of the new Tesla blind spot camera feature when it was introduced in December 2021 and then forgot about it, or maybe it was somehow in my social media and Google News blind spot (haha) and I never noticed it at all. Well, recently, while going through my settings for something […]

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3-Year Review of Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (SR+)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2022 23:38:19 +0000

We’ve had our Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (SR+) for a little more than 3 years. It’s sitting at 28,698 miles, or about 9,500 miles a year. (True, we’re not road warriors. Part of the low mileage compared to the US average is that the car hardly moved during the covid lockdowns. Part of […]

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Tesla Aero Hubcap Replacement: Hub & Lug Nut Covers — Quick Installation & Review (Video)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 03:47:08 +0000

I recently lost one of the original aero hubcaps our Tesla Model 3 SR+ came with. It seems that driving into a large amount of standing water in the midst of a ginormous Florida thunderstorm tore it off. (Or it was stolen.) It was quite sad to lose a hubcap, and a couple of days […]

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Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Maintenance Cost Update at 3 Years & 27,000 Miles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 01:41:55 +0000

One of our writers, Fritz Hasler, recently wrote a short review of his Tesla Model 3 Long Range after 75,000 miles and nearly 3 years of ownership. We’ve had our Model 3 Standard Range for just slightly longer than Fritz has had his, but we’ve driven ours far less. I’ll wait to write a full […]

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75,000 Miles With My Tesla Model 3: Maintenance Costs, FSD (Beta), Hauling, Etc.

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 03:10:35 +0000

My wife and I are still just as thrilled with our Tesla Model 3 in almost three years of driving since we took delivery on October 22, 2019. My odometer just hit 75,000 miles. The ultra-smooth, quiet, rocket-like acceleration as well as multiple software updates, culminating in Full Self Driving (Beta), have kept us excited […]

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