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  1. FutureBoy

    Things I noticed on the Cybertruck in Tesla store

    OK. I've been busy so I didn't post this yet. But back a few days before the reveal, I took the family to the local (Bellevue WA) Tesla showroom to see the CT in person. For a bit of background, my daughter is 3 years old and the morning of the trip she had seen a picture of the CT on YT. Upon...
  2. FutureBoy

    The great fingerprints conundrum

    Would love to hear people's thoughts or reactions they will have when seeing fingerprints on their CT SS body. Take the poll if you like. Add some recommendations for cleaning or protecting against fingerprints. Let us know how you would like to handle the fingerprints that will inevitably show...
  3. FutureBoy

    Example HW4 Video

    So this week on Wham Baam Teslacam they have their first submission of video from Tesla’s hardware 4. Clear sunny day and the video is noticeably clearer. It will be interesting to see more examples going forward but so far I much prefer hardware 4. Not sure it helps read license plates better...
  4. FutureBoy

    Possible Cybertruck Beast Mode to be classified as Class 4 vehicle ?

    Today Farzad Mesbahi had a Youtube community video to talk about the video we've all seen from Matthew Donegan-Ryan: Here is the video from Farzad: Interesting thing came up in the chat. One of the participants was Brian Wang of NextBigFuture. He has an article called Tesla Cybertruck...
  5. FutureBoy

    Off road EV truck: Peak Evolution

    Here we have discussed so many of the possible ways the CT could be used and all the various contraptions one might want to use. There is always someone trying to discount those ideas saying no one needs to do that. But here is a company (Peak Evolution) that is making a vehicle that is capable...
  6. FutureBoy

    Cybertruck Movie Scripts

    So in another thread, I had the occasion to use ChatGPT to write the outline of a movie script that would heavily feature the Cybertruck. I think it turned out spectacularly well. It was interesting how the outline was so capable of showing off certain features of the Cybertruck. So I thought...
  7. FutureBoy

    Munro Live interviews REE on REEcorner

    So this is interesting. Munro Live did an interview showing the REEcorner. Basically a modular drive unit that is used for a single corner of the vehicle. Couple things here... It allows for 4 wheel steering. Everything is drive/steer by wire. I don't know how reliable this companies products...
  8. FutureBoy

    Charging While Driving

    There have been many people in our crowd that have proposed adding a generator to their CT to extend the range. Here is a video of someone who did the same thing for a MS.
  9. FutureBoy

    Does your insurance cover you OFF-ROAD...

    Ran into this video today. So this brings up lots of interesting questions to research. This video is probably specific to Australia but the exact same questions should be posed to insurance companies around the world. And now that Elon says the CT is practically a boat, perhaps we need boat...
  10. FutureBoy

    Open air roof?

    So I just saw this Tesla the other day while driving around: Didn’t get a picture but as I passed them, it was clear that the roof was open above the driver and was pushed back over the rear seat area. Is this a Tesla option? Or does some company cut into the glass roof to create this...
  11. FutureBoy

    Invest in charging stations?

    Not sure if this belongs in charging or in investing. I wish I could start buying empty land pots and start putting in charging stations. Does Tesla allow others to build out Tesla charging stations? I know there are other companies but at the moment Tesla has such a head start, I’d like to...
  12. FutureBoy

    Far Future: Eternal Battery?

    Physicists Just Found a Loophole in Graphene That Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy April 27, 2018 Science By all measures, graphene should not exist. The fact it does comes down to some neat loophole in physics which sees with an impossible 2D sheet of atoms behave like a good 3D material...
  13. FutureBoy

    Electric Vehicle Checkpoint: Rivals Miss a Knockout Punch at Tesla

    Electric Vehicle Checkpoint: Rivals Miss a Knockout Punch at Tesla ALICIA STEIN In sport, the challengers know that they must solidify the rare opportunities that will present themselves to bring down the big favorites. They must be realistic and seize any opportunity to destabilize the...
  14. FutureBoy

    Tesla hit with $1.27M subrogation claim from State Farm in 2020 house fire

    Tesla hit with $1.27M subrogation claim from State Farm in 2020 house fire ByJoey Klender Posted on February 22, 2022 Tesla has been hit with a $1.27 million subrogation claim filed by State Farm related to a house fire that heavily damaged a home in Carmel, Indiana in 2020. State Farm claims...
  15. FutureBoy

    Tesla obtains patent for automatic tire inflation system for Tesla Semi electric truck

    Tesla obtains patent for automatic tire inflation system for Tesla Semi electric truck Fred Lambert - Feb. 22nd 2022 11:23 am PT Today, Tesla was granted a patent for a new automatic tire inflation system enabling to adjust tire pressure in real-time in the upcoming Tesla Semi electric...
  16. FutureBoy

    Side mirror heating

    Here in Washington state we’ve been having some cold wet weather. Each morning I take my kid to school, I have to turn on the defroster to get the side view mirrors cleared. That got me wondering about the CT side mirrors. Elon said they would be removable. Most modern cars though have...
  17. FutureBoy

    How Silverado EV Stacks Up Vs Cybertruck, Rivian, Hummer, And Lightning

    How Silverado EV Stacks Up Vs Cybertruck, Rivian, Hummer, And Lightning How do these five electric trucks compare on paper? Jan 06, 2022 at 4:58pm ET 15 By: Jeff Perez Electric trucks: so hot right now. With some of them reaching dealerships in 2021, others arriving early this year, and at...
  18. FutureBoy

    Driving in Snow

    Watch Tesla Model Y Performance Driving In Deep Snow Well, maybe not that deep but it's doing quite well, considering it's on all-season tires. Jan 15, 2022 at 7:47pm ET 4 By: Mark Kane Tommy L Garage continues its exploration of the Tesla Model Y Performance in winter conditions, and...


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