Archive for March 2021
Roadster – Service Manual
Want to buy my Roadster for parts?
Another sad looking Roadster that got stuck in bricked mode, and sat waiting for a solution. The customer was disheartened with the lack of solutions, and it took a bit of convincing all was not lost. The Roadster was not only bricked, but like so many, the brief window of VDS screen still active to…Read More
Want to buy Roadster parts?
We got a call from someone trying to sell us Roadster parts. We do not get a lot of offers like this, but when we do, we have been buying Roadsters parts for many years. We were offered a hard top, and a charge cable. We always ask where they got these items, to which the…Read More
Serious Case of Sunburn
Visible Carbon Fiber hard tops are rare. When we see them on Roadsters, they always make the car pop. This poor Roadster had the worst case of Carbon Fiber resin decomposition and peeling we have ever seen. Every Roadster gets a bath before we let it enter the Service Center, and during the wash, the…Read More
Dead – Recovered in 48 Hours
This story replays a number of times each month. We get a call from a frantic customer unable to charge their Roadster. Sometimes it is an unwelcome surprise after coming home from a vacation, a long overdue visit to a storage facility, repairs being done at a body shop who forgot to keep the Roadster…Read More
This beautiful Glacier Blue Tesla Roadster sold at the local Scottsdale Arizona Barrett Jackson auction. It was celebrity owned, by Dana Brunetti, an American media executive, film producer, entrepreneur and co-founder and chief content officer of Cavalry Media. Brunetti has been nominated for two Academy Awards for producing The Social Network and Captain Phillips and…Read More
Signature Roadster VIN 27
This Glacier Blue 2008 Roadster is one of the first 100 “Signature series” Roadsters released in the USA. It came to us from a Tesla Service Center with a PEM problem. The PEM had been replaced 3 years ago by Tesla, and a new problem arose in the replacement PEM. Rather than have it swapped…Read More