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US 20A outlets have the large slot shaped like a sideways "T". That lets a 15A or smaller plug fit, but also a 20A plug (where the large end is perpendicular rather than parallel to the small end). So that's only a 15A outlet, max.
They don't always, but you're right.

The picture wasn't of an outlet on the Cybertruck, btw.

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They don't always, but you're right.

The picture wasn't of an outlet on the Cybertruck, btw.

-Crissa
No, not always, but that's the most compatible 20A socket (works with two different kinds of plugs); I'd like to think that would be something Tesla would take into account.

I guess we wait for a picture of the actual Cybertruck outlets to speculate further. :)
 

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If I wish to change the receptacle… I hope there is a breaker
 

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I previously discussed this from the info in the tonneau patent application, but this vault video is finally taken from an angle when someone pushes the button that shows it pretty conclusively:

the uppermost ~1/3rd of the vault is stored between the bed bulkhead and cab

watch the video a few times, and get a feel for the speed at which the tonneau moves - then note that the instant the guy pushes the button the tonneau lip jumps out of the sill below the rear window

this all jives with the language of the patent

No further nails needed in the midgate coffin

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I still don’t understand where it goes when you open the vault?

There is the rear can window and the rear door window still clear
 


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I still don’t understand where it goes when you open the vault?

There is the rear can window and the rear door window still clear
while the patent drawing is of the OG prototype so in the release truck things may have changed at the margins:

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the above in mind, look back at your photos of the rear seats folded up, in relation to eg the top of the rear tire - which is roughly the location of the bed floor
 

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And then down, rolling up under the bed.

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what i haven't been able to figure out from watching the videos of it going up or down.. is how far down it goes.. does the top of the cover go JUST below the window so even with the backs of the seats.. or does it go down to be flush with the bed?!?
 

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what i haven't been able to figure out from watching the videos of it going up or down.. is how far down it goes.. does the top of the cover go JUST below the window so even with the backs of the seats.. or does it go down to be flush with the bed?!?
No one knows yet.

-Crissa
 

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what i haven't been able to figure out from watching the videos of it going up or down.. is how far down it goes.. does the top of the cover go JUST below the window so even with the backs of the seats.. or does it go down to be flush with the bed?!?
From the most recent video at the Peterson, the vault cover stops at the bottom of the window.

This makes sense, because there's no value in going any lower (particularly without a mid-gate). Plus, it acts as a seal/barrier to the opening, which keeps the track pathway from filling with debris.
 
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Some renderings below, of a form factor I was thinking of, to mount receptacles in the Cybertruck, comparable to the F-150 Pro Power complement (vault/bed receptacles only).

However, this may not be possible as there are many unknowns to us 'armchair' fans out here. Cannot see what's behind/inside the vault inner walls and surfaces, so internal casting structures might conflict with available space.

Size and scale are not verified accurate by any means, due to photo shopping onto images and challenges inherent to that method. Good for presenting concepts though, for subsequent accurate modeling and feasibility testing. However I attempted to guess the size as best I could, with the L-Track intervals being understood to be 1 inch, and the 110volt outlet protrusions measuring 2 5/8" from top edge to bottom edge. Some areas may be close to accurate, but some areas are also likely distorted.

I am assuming any inverters for such circuits are located near the battery management system or with other power conversion components, and not inside the vault walls. Depending on inverter current capacity, additional outlets may be installed in the cab or other locations.

A similar form factor recessed opening mounted in the other side of the vault, could possibly be adapted for compressed air connections. We still do not know for certain if Tesla intends to make some features or accessories accessible from sail pillars on the outside, but we haven't seen any evidence recently.

These are only photo shopped renderings as without actual access to the truck or geometry, it's not possible to design anything with production intent.

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This is pretty rad!

Wouldn’t be surprised if we see a breakout outlet set up like the Silverado EV does.
 

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Tesla Cybertruck Cybertruck vault sub-trunk fully opened! + Tonneau cover and tailgate lowering in action! 1688495684517




From the most recent video at the Peterson, the vault cover stops at the bottom of the window.

This makes sense, because there's no value in going any lower (particularly without a mid-gate). Plus, it acts as a seal/barrier to the opening, which keeps the track pathway from filling with debris.
Another issue is if the vault tonneau cover went down below the rear window bottom then the diameter of the tonneau cover spool would increase in size.

The spool would need more room under the bed. It might already be very tight under there and additional space might not be available.
 
 




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