Cybertruck water capabilities? River crossing?

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I haven't seen any testing involving taking the CT into water. Elon said it should be able to cross a river, correct?
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Been suspiciously silent on the whole water floating capability for a while... I wouldn't bank on it any. more than the tailgate ramp, top light bar, or side sail storage... Or Cyberquad for that matter. No word on that lately either. :(
 

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I haven't seen any testing involving taking the CT into water. Elon said it should be able to cross a river, correct?
Been suspiciously silent on the whole water floating capability for a while... I wouldn't bank on it any. more than the tailgate ramp, top light bar, or side sail storage... Or Cyberquad for that matter. No word on that lately either. :(
Well, they have built a wade tank that's suspiciously deep right next to the crash test building there in Texas.
 

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the wade pit is just that. a wade pit. im sure the CT will be able to go through quite a tall ammount of water, but i do not think that it will float.

The recent leaks suggest a leaky bed, and people who have driven the truck say the door seals do not seem beefy enough. But, maybe thats just the prototype.. I am still hopeful for my CyberBoat, but maybe that will be an "improvement" for later models, or be part of the "Mars" pressurized package.
 

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The recent photo was not a production version, and I dare say there will be a seal.

Can you imagine that gap if you had sand in the back ? So, it will be sealed, whether it's water tight enough to float we don't know.
 


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the wade pit is just that. a wade pit. im sure the CT will be able to go through quite a tall amount of water, but i do not think that it will float.

The recent leaks suggest a leaky bed, and people who have driven the truck say the door seals do not seem beefy enough. But, maybe thats just the prototype.. I am still hopeful for my CyberBoat, but maybe that will be an "improvement" for later models, or be part of the "Mars" pressurized package.
Can you post a source on the "people who have driven the truck"?
 

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I haven't seen any testing involving taking the CT into water. Elon said it should be able to cross a river, correct?
No, we haven’t heard anything but it should at least be able to handle what R1T/S, Hummer, and Lightning can do based solely on ground clearance.
 

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No, we haven’t heard anything but it should at least be able to handle what R1T/S, Hummer, and Lightning can do based solely on ground clearance.
It was doing the splash zone run thru in Fremont I believe but no wading into water that I have seen.
 

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the wade pit is just that. a wade pit. im sure the CT will be able to go through quite a tall ammount of water, but i do not think that it will float.

The recent leaks suggest a leaky bed, and people who have driven the truck say the door seals do not seem beefy enough. But, maybe thats just the prototype.. I am still hopeful for my CyberBoat, but maybe that will be an "improvement" for later models, or be part of the "Mars" pressurized package.
' I just spent six months waiting, 4 [in] a leaky Boat' ( Split Enz )
 


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the wade pit is just that. a wade pit. im sure the CT will be able to go through quite a tall ammount of water, but i do not think that it will float.

The recent leaks suggest a leaky bed, and people who have driven the truck say the door seals do not seem beefy enough. But, maybe thats just the prototype.. I am still hopeful for my CyberBoat, but maybe that will be an "improvement" for later models, or be part of the "Mars" pressurized package.
They employ Vegan Seals, as l'm led to believe. Beefy seals just don't cut it.
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cant find where, but someone linked this podcast here recently. around half way in at 2 and a half hours in he talks about cybertruck. he gets asked the boat question a few times
https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1BdxYrlVgqzKX
So is this the "leaker" that was the source for all that stuff a week ago? Do we know who this guy is any why he of all people would get a ride in the truck?

Look closely at this video. You can clearly see there are two seals. One full perimeter around the opening on the body, and another on the door itself. Specifically at 30 seconds in, pause it. Also about 15 second through the 20 second mark on the back doors.

 

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I bet the floating capability was axed due to the costs involved to make a BEV truck with a brand new 48-volt electrical architecture watertight and liability concerns.

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I bet the floating capability was axed due to the costs involved to make a BEV truck with a brand new 48-volt electrical architecture watertight and liability concerns.

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Elon posted it on Twitter though. Does that count as advertising and a promise for delivery?
 

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Elon posted it on Twitter though. Does that count as advertising and a promise for delivery?
He replied to it, laughed, and said 'for a short period'.

That's different than posting. Or saying that they'd be guaranteeing it to work. Always read the guarantee.

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