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    Valvoline DOT 3/4?

    Tesla regen is throttle pedal controlled, full lift is full regen, you can reduce it with mild application of throttle is very well modulated even though having it on the throttle sounds weird it is kind of like driving a manual tranny car in a low gear with how you slow from engine braking when...
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    Valvoline DOT 3/4?

    nthach, I plan to use a Motive pressure bleeder, like a pump up weed sprayer that comes with adapter master cylinder caps, friend bought one for his various projects and I am borrowing it, Vendor who sells the brake parts, and was a Tesla tech offers that tool, says it is what Tesla actually...
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    Valvoline DOT 3/4?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by CELICA_XX</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by DJ</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Regenerative braking has lead to low hydraulic brake use and the...
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    Valvoline DOT 3/4?

    Thank you for the speedy replies. Fluid I bought is dual rated 3and4 Apparently the factory fill is DOT3 AC Delco so from what you are saying what I have should be fine. Apparently there is some history of the master cylinder squeaking with DOT4 which was the cause for mild concern on my...
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    Valvoline DOT 3/4?

    So been a good long while since I have been active here but when it comes to automotive fluids there is nobody I trust more than your guys. 2014 Tesla P85, I am putting on braided lines, with fresh pads and rotors, hardware and going to paint calipers while I am at it. Parts vendor I bought...
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    Cockpit color schemes

    With more and more glass in the cockpits they are going to be able to set a theme like on a forum or in Windows, soon
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    7 & 8 speed transmissions

    So I am struggling with some back issues right now will be find but sore and recovering for the last week so I will apologize this got LONG as I began researching after I began typing. I love researching things and rambled a bit. Turbos make power once spooled up. My Tesla is a P85 not a D...
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    Aerial Refueling Tanker Program Problems

    and the ongoing parts/service/updates over that time are HUGE.
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    7 & 8 speed transmissions

    Patman, difference of opinion there might be I was driving the b-body variant that made a little more torque a fair bit sooner. I think it was actually the f-body/Vette cam that was compromised to limit lowend and keep keep the f-body axle alive. In bolton form the f-body and b-body made the...
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    Aerial Refueling Tanker Program Problems

    Heard anything about a business jet based small aerial tanker? I would swear I saw an article about a G650 being considered but google isn't turning up much.
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    7 & 8 speed transmissions

    Just to throw gas on the fire my latest ride has a single speed gear reduction box. don't need gears when the motor makes 440tq from 0-5100rpm(43mph) then plateaus at 416hp till 8600rpm(73mph). and rated at 91mpg despite not using liquid fuel. BOTH trains of thought that high gear count is...
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    Tesla Parts

    I know I haven't been active here in a LONG time. I drove beaters a lot of years I am a gearhead at heart just middle age, family and career have put a damper on wrenching and drastically changed what I drive. The aim is for the Model 3 to eventually be down to a $35k base price they are just...
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    Lucas fuel treatment in torpedo heater?

    So I tried a reading with a cheap non-contact thermometer and got about 660f at the tip of the cone(run for 15 minutes for stable temp) with the blend of kerosene and diesel that was in it then added some Lucas, 1/2oz maybe in 3 gallons, and shook it up relit it and read again after about 5...
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    Lucas fuel treatment in torpedo heater?

    I thought the minor benefit to the stuff was improving the consistency of atomization of fuel, hence my use of it in small engines that still have carbs. The fuel spray on the torpedos is pretty coarse. I have a infrared non-contact thermometer since there is no feedback loop on the fueling of...
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    Lucas fuel treatment in torpedo heater?

    I have a jug around that I tend to use mostly in my small engines. Went from fueling the snowblower to filling the kerosene torpedo and the idea of trying the Lucas in the torpedo crossed my mind. Been mixing some diesel n the torpedo lately since kerosene went so high this winter. Good, bad...
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