Author Topic: Tesla  (Read 42760 times)

0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline BimmerM3

  • Fight! Win! Drink! Get Naked!
  • *****
  • Posts: 13397
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2400 on: November 25, 2018, 02:59:06 pm »
LOLS- Idiot spins a Tesla 3 at 130mph

Highlights:
-just after start calls Wendover "a hole"
- :45 lame music for a run up to 154mph
- 2:00 starts another run
- 2:40 starts to spin and drives like a tard


 :pullover: Clickbait alert  :pullover: He's down to 70 or 80 by the time he really starts to spin, and it kinda looks like he did that intentionally.

He could definitely be a lot more idiotic though. He was smart enough to go to a safe place to do it and didn't panic and overcorrect like most people probably would.

The acceleration on those things is still pretty mind blowing, especially with such little noise to go with it.
-Charlie
2008 Honda S2000 - 2006 Ford Explorer - 1986 Yamaha YX600 Radian that I don't know how to ride

Offline giant_mtb

  • *****
  • Posts: 38863
    • UP Detailing
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2401 on: November 25, 2018, 03:05:42 pm »
If I were thrown into a high-speed slide on like a frozen lake or other large, slippery surface, I may have just rode it out like he did, too.  Sometimes trying to correct a big, gentle slide will put you in a worse position (or at least more hectic one) than just riding it out and letting the vehicle come to its own rest.

I've never driven on salt, though.

Offline BimmerM3

  • Fight! Win! Drink! Get Naked!
  • *****
  • Posts: 13397
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2402 on: November 25, 2018, 03:08:55 pm »
If I were thrown into a high-speed slide on like a frozen lake or other large, slippery surface, I may have just rode it out like he did, too.  Sometimes trying to correct a big, gentle slide will put you in a worse position (or at least more hectic one) than just riding it out and letting the vehicle come to its own rest.

I've never driven on salt, though.

Yeah, the more I watch it, the more I think he actually knows what he's doing lol. But I've also never driven on salt so I'm no expert.
-Charlie
2008 Honda S2000 - 2006 Ford Explorer - 1986 Yamaha YX600 Radian that I don't know how to ride

Online CaminoRacer

  • Alex
  • *****
  • Posts: 12770
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2403 on: November 25, 2018, 04:40:32 pm »
No, he doesn't.

They also think that salt flat racing is oval track racing? :facepalm:
1969 El Camino - AutoXer

Offline giant_mtb

  • *****
  • Posts: 38863
    • UP Detailing
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2404 on: November 25, 2018, 04:42:23 pm »
No, he doesn't.

They also think that salt flat racing is oval track racing? :facepalm:

Yeah, was kinda wondering why he was talking about an oval...? :lol:

Offline Soup DeVille

  • *****
  • Posts: 48955
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2405 on: November 25, 2018, 04:47:33 pm »
If I were thrown into a high-speed slide on like a frozen lake or other large, slippery surface, I may have just rode it out like he did, too.  Sometimes trying to correct a big, gentle slide will put you in a worse position (or at least more hectic one) than just riding it out and letting the vehicle come to its own rest.

I've never driven on salt, though.

From the way its been described, its a lot like a well packed crushed gravel drive, but a lot slippier once you start to slide.
We should get into the sympathy business.  There is a killing to be made.

Offline giant_mtb

  • *****
  • Posts: 38863
    • UP Detailing
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2406 on: November 25, 2018, 04:48:20 pm »
From the way its been described, its a lot like a well packed crushed gravel drive, but a lot slippier once you start to slide.

Biggest concern then would be side-slapping a nice deep rut.

Offline Soup DeVille

  • *****
  • Posts: 48955
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2407 on: November 25, 2018, 04:53:58 pm »
Biggest concern then would be side-slapping a nice deep rut.

Yeah, at speed that could flip you real quick.
We should get into the sympathy business.  There is a killing to be made.

Offline giant_mtb

  • *****
  • Posts: 38863
    • UP Detailing
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2408 on: November 25, 2018, 04:55:18 pm »
Yeah, at speed that could flip you real quick.

Not with the Tesla's #amazing low CoG!

Offline Soup DeVille

  • *****
  • Posts: 48955
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2409 on: November 25, 2018, 05:07:08 pm »
Not with the Tesla's #amazing low CoG!

Notice that the stability control shut down either during or directly after the slide.
We should get into the sympathy business.  There is a killing to be made.

Offline giant_mtb

  • *****
  • Posts: 38863
    • UP Detailing
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2410 on: November 25, 2018, 05:12:30 pm »
Notice that the stability control shut down either during or directly after the slide.

Seems kinda ironic... :lol:

Offline Soup DeVille

  • *****
  • Posts: 48955
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2411 on: November 25, 2018, 05:13:09 pm »
:pullover: Clickbait alert  :pullover: He's down to 70 or 80 by the time he really starts to spin, and it kinda looks like he did that intentionally.

He could definitely be a lot more idiotic though. He was smart enough to go to a safe place to do it and didn't panic and overcorrect like most people probably would.

The acceleration on those things is still pretty mind blowing, especially with such little noise to go with it.

Watched it a couple more times.

He loses the rear end at 138. A moment later, some sort of notification pops up on the screen. Its too small for me to read. Nice to know that even in the event of a spin at 130 MPH, the warning notices don't take up too much screen space to let you still have the stupid thumbnail of album cover from the Top Gun soundtrack unobstructed.
We should get into the sympathy business.  There is a killing to be made.

Online CaminoRacer

  • Alex
  • *****
  • Posts: 12770
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2412 on: November 25, 2018, 06:38:43 pm »
From the way its been described, its a lot like a well packed crushed gravel drive, but a lot slippier once you start to slide.

Yeah, basically. They prep a couple of sections of straightaways for the land speed runs, but the Tesla driver wasn't on those. So he probably hit a rut/bump which caused the rear end to lose grip.
1969 El Camino - AutoXer

Offline AutobahnSHO

  • *****
  • Posts: 46570
  • resident SHO and Subie troll
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2413 on: November 25, 2018, 08:41:42 pm »
From the way its been described, its a lot like a well packed crushed gravel drive, but a lot slippier once you start to slide.

More like super compact sand. And yes it's retarded to go this fast on a section you haven't surveyed first.
Will
 
Current: 2005 Subaru Impreza Outback Hatch (Red),  2003 Honda Odyssey (sandstone metallic)
Previous: 97 Subaru Legacy, 88 Chevy Van, 04 Sienna, 93 Miata, 99 Grand Caravan, 83 CRX, 92 Voyager, 91 Taurus SHO, 89 Eagle Premier, 90 Taurus, 90 Taurus, 83 Civic hatchback

Offline Morris Minor

  • *****
  • Posts: 16673
  • No, I want my Mommy
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2414 on: November 28, 2018, 11:22:10 am »
The car did well though.
Putting music on was lame.
Putting on a hackneyed, clichéd track from a 30-year-old movie was double-lame.
------------------------------------------------------------------
2010 Infiniti G37 Journey | 2018 Honda CR-V Touring AWD
Previous: 2010 Toyota Prius | 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Convertible | 2007 Infiniti G35 Coupe 6MT | 2007 Scion tC | 2002 Honda Pilot | 2000 Infiniti i30 | 1992 Mazda MPV | 1992 Mazda Protege | 1987 Citroën 2CV | 1984(?) Renault 19 GTS | 1986 Volvo 240 GL Estate | 1982 Fiat Uno 55S.
------------------------------------------------------------------

Offline MrH

  • *****
  • Posts: 25916
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2415 on: November 28, 2018, 11:47:20 am »
I would never do that with any Tesla. 
2018 Honda Accord EX-L
2001 Honda S2000

Previous: 2002 Mazda Protege5, 2008 Mazda Miata, 2005 Toyota Tacoma, 2009 Honda Element, 2013 Subaru BRZ, 2014 Hyundai Genesis R-Spec 5.0, 2015 Toyota 4Runner SR5

Online CaminoRacer

  • Alex
  • *****
  • Posts: 12770
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2416 on: November 28, 2018, 03:18:10 pm »
I would never do that with any Tesla. 

I wonder if he knows how much effort it takes to clean the salt off. Hopefully the electronics are well-protected.
1969 El Camino - AutoXer

Offline MrH

  • *****
  • Posts: 25916
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2417 on: November 28, 2018, 10:16:37 pm »
Mostly Tesla’s multitude of issues with suspension geometry due to their shitty body in white construction
2018 Honda Accord EX-L
2001 Honda S2000

Previous: 2002 Mazda Protege5, 2008 Mazda Miata, 2005 Toyota Tacoma, 2009 Honda Element, 2013 Subaru BRZ, 2014 Hyundai Genesis R-Spec 5.0, 2015 Toyota 4Runner SR5

Online 12,000 RPM

  • *****
  • Posts: 29449
  • Its not that serious
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2418 on: December 04, 2018, 06:40:44 am »
Coilovers was away all design sins. Very nice that it only takes 18s to fill the wells.

"You live more for five minutes going fast on a bike, than other people do in all their life" - Marco Simoncelli

#CoolDad
$5.5 million is not a huge amount for a high income to retire on, even in today's dollars.

Online Eye of the Tiger

  • alive/mechanic
  • *****
  • Posts: 51924
  • no garage
    • NoGarage
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2419 on: December 04, 2018, 06:42:59 am »
You don't need coilovers if you cut the springs just right.
1988 GMC K1500 4.3 ... 2017 Ford Fiesta 1.0 ... 1986 Ford Ranger 2.0 ... 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 ... May God Rest Their Soul

Offline 93JC

  • *****
  • Posts: 23032
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2420 on: December 05, 2018, 05:27:17 pm »
Coilovers was[h] away all design sins.

:\

Do they though? Do they?

Online 12,000 RPM

  • *****
  • Posts: 29449
  • Its not that serious
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2421 on: December 05, 2018, 07:04:49 pm »
Yes

"You live more for five minutes going fast on a bike, than other people do in all their life" - Marco Simoncelli

#CoolDad
$5.5 million is not a huge amount for a high income to retire on, even in today's dollars.

Offline 93JC

  • *****
  • Posts: 23032
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2422 on: December 05, 2018, 07:53:36 pm »

Online CaminoRacer

  • Alex
  • *****
  • Posts: 12770
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2423 on: December 16, 2018, 08:41:34 am »
Just saw an article headline saying "Model 3 embarrassing Mustang and BMW 3/4 series", talking about sales numbers.

Wait, so you're saying that a highly anticipated car that had 400k deposits and isn't available on the used market is able to beat well-established cars that have been available for sale for decades and the majority of people who want one can get one without waiting, either new or used?? Shocking!
1969 El Camino - AutoXer

Offline Soup DeVille

  • *****
  • Posts: 48955
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2424 on: December 16, 2018, 08:58:36 am »
We should get into the sympathy business.  There is a killing to be made.

Offline MX793

  • Powered by OnePointTwentyOne JiggaWatts
  • *****
  • Posts: 21709
  • Haulin' Ass, Gettin' Paid
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2425 on: December 16, 2018, 10:53:23 am »
Is it stuck?

I think the springs broke.  Or maybe the front wheel is wedged on the fender?
Needs more Jiggawatts

10 wheels, 17 cylinders, 728 hp
2016 Ford Mustang GTPP / 2006 VW Jetta 2.5 / 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS
1992 Nissan 240SX Fastback / 2004 Mazda Mazda3s / 2011 Ford Mustang V6 Premium / 2007 Suzuki GSF1250SA Bandit

Offline Soup DeVille

  • *****
  • Posts: 48955
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2426 on: December 16, 2018, 10:54:44 am »
I think the springs broke.  Or maybe the front wheel is wedged on the fender?

Maybe its stuck on a squirrel.
We should get into the sympathy business.  There is a killing to be made.

Online CaminoRacer

  • Alex
  • *****
  • Posts: 12770
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2427 on: December 16, 2018, 10:59:41 am »
Maybe its stuck on a squirrel.

Or a small pinecone
1969 El Camino - AutoXer

Offline MX793

  • Powered by OnePointTwentyOne JiggaWatts
  • *****
  • Posts: 21709
  • Haulin' Ass, Gettin' Paid
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2428 on: December 16, 2018, 11:06:48 am »
Or a small pinecone

Or some tiny pebbles?
Needs more Jiggawatts

10 wheels, 17 cylinders, 728 hp
2016 Ford Mustang GTPP / 2006 VW Jetta 2.5 / 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS
1992 Nissan 240SX Fastback / 2004 Mazda Mazda3s / 2011 Ford Mustang V6 Premium / 2007 Suzuki GSF1250SA Bandit

Online Eye of the Tiger

  • alive/mechanic
  • *****
  • Posts: 51924
  • no garage
    • NoGarage
Re: Model 3 still on track for 2017?
« Reply #2429 on: December 16, 2018, 11:07:26 am »
See, this is why people buy trucks and 'UVs.
1988 GMC K1500 4.3 ... 2017 Ford Fiesta 1.0 ... 1986 Ford Ranger 2.0 ... 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 ... May God Rest Their Soul