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Discussion in 'Reserving, Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by RiggerJon, Oct 3, 2017.

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    #1 RiggerJon, Oct 3, 2017
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    I'd like another, please...
     

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    That bodes well for me, as I have 2 reservations.... :);)
     
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    Ahhhh, I see what you did there!
     
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    Have you driven a Model S much? If so, how would you say they compare?

    My reservation is in danger from a P85+ with AP1. Help me RiggerJon, you're my only hope! ;)
     
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    if you are a day one reservation holder (that likely would take delivery before me) I think you should go for the P85+... ;)
    otherwise, not a chance. IMO, all the new tech is way more important than getting an older Tesla sooner.
     
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    #7 SoFlaModel3, Oct 4, 2017
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    That should bode well for the argument against naysayers. You have an early production car with incomplete UI and still threw down another $1,000 to get another!!!
     
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    HA! I've never driven the S, only sat in several. Sorry, wish I could be more helpful.

    Fortunately it's not possible to make a bad decision here - both are great options! :)
     
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    you really should hide that vc admin login
    -MIT linux cluster admin human genome server
     
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    Maybe I should expand that to how I should have asked the question, have you driven any other performance cars (M3, S4, Mustang, Corvette, Miata, S2000, McLaren F1 ;)) you could compare it to? Thanks!
     
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    Yup, you're right. Thanks!
     
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    I've driven a few & ridden in a few more, but not enough to be comfortable making comparisons with any degree of authority - I'll leave that to the experts.
     
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    I'm curious what configuration you'll be going for on the 2nd one. Will you opt for LR and PUP again or are you considering a different setup...AWD? SR battery? Maybe a performance model?
     
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    It's complicated. My wife's under the impression it will be an economical version. :)
     
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    @RiggerJon thank you for reaffirming my 5+ year wait hasn't been in vain. All I can say is soon, soon....
     
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    Wait'in on the 3 but if it's anywhere close to a model S I may find myself reserving a 2nd one :)
     
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    I don’t need a second, but it has crossed my mind with the long lead time, $1000 may not be bad insurance on a replacement timeframe if something were to happen. I’ve never been any sort of wreck beyond someone bumping a bumper at slow speeds (minus one learning to drive incident) that caused any damage beyond the bumper cover, but if for some reason my Model 3 ends up totaled in the first year, I don’t want to be another year+ wait out.

    Or new fancy options come out a year from now, being in the queue already may be good for a replacement.
     
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    Very smart. If he cancels his M3 reservation and gets the MSP85, we may get our M3s sooner.
     
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    This is a great point.

    My biggest fear with the car is having an accident. Now I anticipate they’ll have parts availability but total it and good luck. It’s a year plus away from being replaced by another Model 3.
     
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    I'm reassured to see other "2fers". Recently placed a second reservation so I would be prepared to trade up for later version, etc. Would gladly trade both reservations for one car now...
     

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