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Rich Rebuilds Offers DIY Guide To Annual Tesla Model 3 Service

October 15th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Rich Rebuilds recently stepped back from the operations at his new digs (at the Electrified Garage) to give his viewers an inside look at what all goes into the annual service for a 1 year old Tesla Model 3. He talks with his lead tech, who previously worked for Tesla in their service department, to deconstruct not only the tasks Tesla performs during the first annual service, but the why behind each


The Rise Of The Electric Vehicle Conversion Shop

August 26th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Up until now, automotive enthusiasts have only been able to bolt on new modifications to vehicles to make them better. Whether getting faster speed through a supercharger, more quickly stopping a fast car via better brakes, or body roll improvements from upgrades to the suspension, making cars better and faster has driven gear heads for decades


East Coast Mechanic Builds Electrified Audi With Tesla Powertrain (Video)

August 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

An Audi-loving mechanic on the East Coast of the US gutted an Audi S5 and swapped out all of the internal combustion bits for a fully electric drivetrain from a Tesla. The install involved cutting the motor and inverter apart and cramming all 16 Tesla battery modules into the car — 13 of those modules ended up in the rear, with the remaining 3 installed up near the front of the car



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