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Some EV's like the Tesla can also transfer power from the regen braking back into the 12 volt battery, if it detects it's too low =D>
With the car not having an alternator it would quickly drain all the power from the 12v if not replenished, the replenishment ultimately has to come from the battery even with regeneration assistance.
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Proactive wrote:My friend is a radiologist and can access the scheme to lease cars for NHS workers, the car with full maintenance pack is £349 a month, my daughter in law is a hospital administrator and can also access the scheme, but has been warned not to as I will cut her out of my will.ImageImage
They do some good deals on the NHS, neighbours have got the big audi thing on a similar deal. Fly off the drive and dont even hear the thing, next door has one of those VW ID.3 and it sounds like a milk float, unsure if it makes the noise so you are aware of its presence at least.

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Liverpool's finest waiting for the chargers to be installed 😳
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Food for thought :twisted:

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Thank god 74.7% of purchases are keeping the faith.
Keep that oil 🔥
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Food for thought :twisted:


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Biggest shock there is that people still buy the Vauxhall Corsa🤣
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They do the job, second longest car I have owned is a Corsa

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I’ve had two Corsa’s as second cars. one 04 1.4 sxi from new. Brilliant car sold it 2019 with 90k, only ever put front pads and discs a battery and a couple of droplinks on her. The other a 1.2sxi+ 06 had it since 2010 now has 98k a seat bolster repair and disks pads droplinks and a silencer.
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Each to their own😉
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Another Modification from Hansshow, which will be ordered in due course =D>

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The UK is in #2 place for Tesla deliveries in 2021 within Europe with 22,271 estimated deliveries, however, the UK still is holding its crown of the #1 country in Europe for total deliveries with an estimated total of 73,041 Tesla vehicles on our roads. Followed extremely closely by Norway with 72,383 sales :thumleft:

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In other news managed to fill up at BP Peasepottage Motorway Services with 97ron at 168.9 per litre :shock: or another wards £45.01 :!: :!:

Now got a full tank ready to drive up to Lincoln Monday Evening for Cadwell Park on Tuesday 12th :thumleft:

Next year this car may well be up for sale :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
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In other news managed to fill up at BP Peasepottage Motorway Services with 97ron at 168.9 per litre :shock: or another wards £45.01 :!: :!:

Now got a full tank ready to drive up to Lincoln Monday Evening for Cadwell Park on Tuesday 12th :thumleft:

Next year this car may well be up for sale :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
20p a litre less here, Motorway services and the most expensive by far.
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Just looked my Banking App and last week 27th to 3rd I spent £129.58 on fuel😳😳
That doesn't include Diesel for work vehicle.
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Indeed Simon :thumleft: , but I had no choice, because there's no Shell V Power or Texaco Super in Horsham at the moment :!: :!:
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Indeed Simon :thumleft: , but I had no choice, because there's no Shell V Power or Texaco Super in Horsham at the moment :!: :!:
Not had any fuel issues up here for nearly 2 weeks, last inconvenience was only being allowed £30 of v power, at a time but that was last week all OK now.
Not so grim up north👍😎🥳
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Well the " Blue Beast " performed faultlessly over the weekend and managed to drive all the way home without charging, which was amazing =D>

Leaving the Filton Hotel it was predicting that I would arrive home with 29% left in the battery, but infact arrived home with 44% left in the battery :shock:

Charged the car to 100% on route to Castle Combe early on Saturday Morning at Tesla Supercharger Membury Westbound Services at a whopping cost of £18.87 :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Had some interesting looks driving back out of JDM at 2pm :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Will be upgrading the front brake pads shortly too Brembo Sport Brake Pads at £216.00 Inc VAT, as am not happy with the standard pads on a car producing around 436bhp :!:

Am upgrading the power at some point, which will mean somewhere in the region of 495bhp to stop the car :shock:

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Very wise Nigel. I would offer to fit them for you but my R3 will be SORNed at the end of the month and will be parked over my lift. I'll be recovering from surgery until it's SORNed (which also means few opportunities to drive it before I tuck it away :( ).
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Will be upgrading the front brake pads shortly too Brembo Sport Brake Pads at £216.00 Inc VAT, as am not happy with the standard pads on a car producing around 436bhp :!:

Am upgrading the power at some point, which will mean somewhere in the region of 495bhp to stop the car :shock:


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Thanks Haydn :thumright:

Am sure Adam or Nick (13Black) would change them for me =D>

Twice the ABS has kicked in to stop the 436bhp car :shock: , oh by the way the same standard pads on the LR AWD are also fitted to the SR+ RWD that has less BHP :shock:

The Performance Boost will take the car up to 495bhp :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Brembo HP2000 Sports Brake Pads just been ordered at a cost of £222.00 inc vat & delivery =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Just order this item via Hansshow =D> =D> =D> =D>


Model 3 Rear Bumper Tail Light Fishbone Style

$159.00 ie £103.55 after 15% Discount

This rear bumper tail light convert the original rear bumper reflectors to functional LED light. Replace the original plastic reflect sheet and also upgrade your car appearance.

Custom-designed:
- This rear bumper tail light is compatible with Tesla Model 3

Functional effect:
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– Head Light : Turn on while head light is on

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- Effectively increase the safety of driving in rainy, foggy and snowy days. Keep the following cars at a distance which will be safer when driving

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