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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-06-2020, 01:24 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
So I just got an update pushed OTA to my car...

So I just got an update pushed OTA to my car today.

Tesla continuing to improve product years after customer purchased the product, for FREE continues to be one of the things I am most amazed and...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-15-2020, 06:53 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Well, I talked a lot of **** about TSLA stock...

Well, I talked a lot of **** about TSLA stock being over-valued at $300 a share and waffled on dumping $20K in when it dropped to $180.

Joke is on me.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-14-2020, 09:33 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
I will consider a Y when they have been in...

I will consider a Y when they have been in production for at least two years since Tesla always slips in a lot of revised parts in the first year or two of production.

Also likely won’t purchase...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-14-2020, 09:30 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
The idiot had the car on autopilot which is not...

The idiot had the car on autopilot which is not designed to save you from your own stupidity. Perhaps you’d argue that a bmw with radar assisted cruise and auto steer would have fared better.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-14-2020, 03:28 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Well we don't know the details on what ICE...

Well we don't know the details on what ICE manufacturers actually do other than some anecdotal information being provided by a highly biased individual.

My experience is consumers vote with their...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-14-2020, 02:48 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
I thought we were talking about ICE programs and...

I thought we were talking about ICE programs and how that was the standard.

Musk takes risks. As I said previously, he has an enormous incentive to take some gambles and it also demonstrates that...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-14-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4,257
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Posted By voip-ninja
Yeah, I'm pretty skeptical of that but do go on.

Yeah, I'm pretty skeptical of that but do go on.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-14-2020, 02:28 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
His original comment claimed that a former Tesla...

His original comment claimed that a former Tesla VP with a German manufacturing background complained that new German engine designs need to do 2M Kilometers before they would be put into production....
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-14-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 204,459
Posted By voip-ninja
Yes, I also know how to do math. Most ICE...

Yes, I also know how to do math.

Most ICE cars will never see anywhere near 1M miles before they are disposed of. Even high mileage drivers that put 50K miles a year need 20 years to do that.
...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-14-2020, 01:27 PM
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Posted By voip-ninja
You forgot the part where Tesla's power train did...

You forgot the part where Tesla's power train did easily exceed 1,000,000 miles of operation. This testing was also completed in October of 2018 only a short time after production was started, so if...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-15-2020, 11:17 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
Tesla doesn't build anything that's really made...

Tesla doesn't build anything that's really made to compete with the Taycan today. I haven't driven it but it looks amazing and it seems to be selling really well.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-14-2020, 06:39 AM
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Posted By voip-ninja
You were saying? Just take the L because you...

You were saying?

Just take the L because you don't know what the hell you are talking about.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-13-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 204,459
Posted By voip-ninja
https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-mclaren-...

https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-mclaren-f1-supercar-before-wreck-2017-6

Elon bought a McLaren F1 as his first "big" purchase after he sold his first company and got millions. He bought...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-24-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 204,459
Posted By voip-ninja
Absurd. Virtually everyone who came from a BMW...

Absurd. Virtually everyone who came from a BMW and went to a Tesla is a "car guy". Sure, it's not as refined interior wise as a BMW but driver experience? Way better. Handles better. Faster. ...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-06-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 204,459
Posted By voip-ninja
I believe that BMW recommends annual inspection...

I believe that BMW recommends annual inspection of i3, along with brake fluid flush change every 30K miles, brake pads every 60K miles, cabin filter every x miles, etc.

Based on BMW prices it's...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-06-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 204,459
Posted By voip-ninja
This is a hell-of-a-lot of gushing over a car...

This is a hell-of-a-lot of gushing over a car with an unknown MSRP that will, based on BMWs history with EVs, likely be well north of $50K even in basic trim. Coupled with the high likelihood that...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-12-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,851
Posted By voip-ninja
No, the i3 is the ugly BMW.

No, the i3 is the ugly BMW.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-12-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,851
Posted By voip-ninja
Exactly. The same people who have bashed on...

Exactly.

The same people who have bashed on the limited range of an electric vehicle for the past 18 months all of a sudden decided that now that Porsche makes an EV the limited range doesn't...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-11-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,851
Posted By voip-ninja
No, you found one gas car that is faster than an...

No, you found one gas car that is faster than an electric car and you are dancing around like you scored a touchdown.

Cars aren't in same category.
Cars aren't even close to same price.

But...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-11-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,851
Posted By voip-ninja
I am highly skeptical that Porsche's approach is...

I am highly skeptical that Porsche's approach is going to extend the life of the battery, the focus definitely appears to be focused on performance and I imagine Tesla will do something very similar...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-11-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 204,459
Posted By voip-ninja
It is not as different as you state. AP...

It is not as different as you state.

AP existing on the car is simply a software switch. The car (not the owner) has the switch set based on whether AP was ever legally purchased. Tesla have...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-11-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,851
Posted By voip-ninja
Ya because that's how people actually drive their...

Ya because that's how people actually drive their cars.... doing back to back high speed runs.

99% of people who own even performance versions of these cars couldn't care less about this kind of...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-11-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,851
Posted By voip-ninja
Now you need to add price and range to the graph....

Now you need to add price and range to the graph. The Tesla costs $50,000 less than the Porsche and the Porsche has a 200 mile range compared to a range of 300 miles on the Tesla.

The Taycan...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-09-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 204,459
Posted By voip-ninja
There was a period of time where Tesla added AP...

There was a period of time where Tesla added AP to used cars in order move them faster.

For anyone who is buying into the hysteria, if you paid for AP and sell your car to someone else Tesla...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-30-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 204,459
Posted By voip-ninja
So Toyota is getting their AC motor and battery...

So Toyota is getting their AC motor and battery from Tesla but Tesla is not a "real" automaker?

OK champ.

Make sure you go read Tesla Q4 earnings results when you want to puff your chest out...
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