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    2014-08-24, 05:34 AM
    For those in Fairfax County, it's car tax time. Just got my bill and they are assessing my 2010 non-sport at 75k. I am pulling together some CPO...
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    2014-08-24, 05:31 AM
    Rik replied to a thread Roadsters in DC area? in Roadster
    It's all a matter of time in a flashy car. State troopers can pull you over for it with no other cause. I cannot recall the amount, but it's a...
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    2014-08-20, 03:16 AM
    Cool, Jeff-glad to see more Tesla owners getting out to these events and showing the new American "muscle car"! :)
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  • jthompson's Avatar
    2014-08-19, 08:07 AM
    I have a P85 (VIN P02281) with 21s. Frankly, I am not that curious about the weight of my car - but I am glad (seriously!) you and others are!! :)
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    2014-08-19, 04:19 AM
    Inquiring minds want to know! :)
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    2014-08-18, 11:55 AM
    How much does the titanium undershield weigh? Is that factored in as well?
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    2014-08-18, 09:58 AM
    Rik replied to a thread Hood won't release in Roadster
    Thanks Curt! I haven't tried to the DIY fix yet on mine.
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    2014-08-13, 07:24 PM
    Rik replied to a thread Xenon HID upgrade in Roadster: Technical
    Thanks wiztecy ... I need to take off the inner fender on the driver side to get my hood to release anyway.
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    2014-08-13, 09:35 AM
    Todd: I heard the system at an auto show and it was awesome - listened to the same song on my car (with the Premium sound) and there was no...
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    2014-08-13, 05:15 AM
    I use rim and tire spray (eagle 1) and it seems to lift most dust and dirt off with spraying on, scrubbing your rims, then spraying with hose. The...
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    2014-08-13, 05:10 AM
    Rik replied to a thread glove box LED? in Roadster
    So you have left your glove box open, pulled out the keys and then it starts blinking. Again, weird! Mine does not do this. I have left the...
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  • jthompson's Avatar
    2014-08-11, 03:16 PM
    Great sleuthing, iadbound!! Seems like we should gather some Tesla owner support at the public hearings!
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  • Rik's Avatar
    2014-08-11, 06:47 AM
    Rik replied to a thread glove box LED? in Roadster
    I'll have to arm the car with the glove box open to see if that's the purpose. weird idea... is this to tell the burglar after she's in my car and...
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    2014-08-10, 02:31 PM
    Rik replied to a thread Xenon HID upgrade in Roadster: Technical
    I have about 10 months on the Tesla HID upgrade. I am seeing foam padding around the light enclosures starting to come almost all the way out of the...
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    2014-08-10, 02:26 PM
    Rik replied to a thread Hood won't release in Roadster
    I tried but just cannot get in that area. I'm not feeling adventurous with the hood. I'll call SC this week.
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    2014-08-10, 01:55 PM
    Rik started a thread glove box LED? in Roadster
    I see a red LED lightbulb (I think) protruding upside down from the top left edge of the inside of the glove box. The red light does not work. I am...
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    2014-08-09, 07:27 PM
    So the verdict is still out for me on whether the paint holds up but so far so good. I jacked up one side of the car at a time, removed front and...
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    2014-08-08, 04:01 PM
    Rik replied to a thread Roadsters in DC area? in Roadster
    CruzInVA - not sure if you made a choice yet, but I had Ken's Electric, Inc. (Fairfax). Ken is a local, great guy... did a great job of installing a...
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  • Rik's Avatar
    2014-08-08, 03:52 PM
    I'm in for whatever. Aside from meeting up with Curt for a beer or two, I haven't had the opportunity to meet you all. Looking forward to it.
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  • Rik's Avatar
    2014-08-08, 11:41 AM
    Good timing! I put on PSS's a few months back on the rear and like them. not nearly the same regen braking ability as the sticky yoko's though. ...
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  • jthompson's Avatar
    2014-08-08, 07:30 AM
    None taken! :)
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    2014-08-07, 05:49 AM
    A suggestion for you - the Sunday Cars & Coffee at Kohl's at Fair Lakes is a pretty big weekly event, and they often have Mopar or Ferrari or Lotus...
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    2014-08-06, 03:01 PM
    Ven: That was a combination of unusual circumstances, where we had a work crew who was authorized to work and we were holding them up. The mall...
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    2014-08-06, 10:54 AM
    We had 6 or so Tesla's there to meet Leilani Munter on her evolutionhighway drive to Chicago on her way to an ARCA race. By the time she got to the...
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    2014-08-05, 04:04 PM
    National Plug In Week is Sep 15-21. Maybe the 20th or 21st?
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    2014-08-05, 06:07 AM
    Rik replied to a thread Roadsters in DC area? in Roadster
    glad to here we have more peeps in the NVA area. I am near GMU on Braddock. Tend to be between 495 and Old Town. Not sure who I drove past the...
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    2014-08-04, 06:06 AM
    Rik replied to a thread Hood won't release in Roadster
    WOW... huge help and thanks @slcasner for the photos and video! I'll give this a shot tonight. I have not attempted to pop the hood since the SC...
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    2014-08-03, 07:35 PM
    Rik started a thread Hood won't release in Roadster
    I went to pop my hood today and it releases on the passenger side, but not the driver's. I tried pressing down or lifting gently while pulling the...
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    2014-08-02, 05:27 AM
    Rik replied to a thread I hate the JVC KD-NX5000 in Roadster
    just got an answer from Teslsa SC... ~$7.5k to upgrade me from single to double din. OUCH, that hurt and I haven't even made a decision yet. Geesh....
    31 replies | 8214 view(s)
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28 year old who tries to lead by example and help change the way we think about are finite resources. I own roadster #112, 60kwh, and p85.
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