Check out our Tesla specific articles to help get even more enjoyment and understanding of your vehicle!


Owner’s Manual Companion

Everything you wanted to know about your new Tesla vehicle, the Tesla forums and more! (May-2018 Update)


12 Volt Battery Compendium

Everything you need to know about your Tesla 12v battery!  (Dec-2018 Update)

home charging

Home Charging Wiring Guide

Explains safe wiring methods for charging your Tesla S/X/3 at home.  (Aug-2018)

Model 3 charging

Model 3 Home Charging Guide

Charging speeds, best solutions, outlet choices and more! (Jul-2018)

Paint and Coatings

All about factory and body shop painting, coatings and common myths (Aug-2018 Update)

XM logo

XM Radio for Tesla

XM availability, options, alternatives and tips (Aug-2018 Update)


Supercharger SuperGuide

Our deep dive in to Superchargers – how to speed your charging, how it works and more (Jun-2018 Update)

battery pack

Selecting the Right Battery Size

Our handy guide getting the S/X/3 battery that’s best for you! (Nov-2018 Update)


Old and New Luxury

How luxury is being redefined in vehicles (Aug-2017)

Repair Cone

Tesla Accident Repair Guide

How to navigate the accident repairs process and timing (July-2017)


HomeLink Analysis and Troubleshooting

Understanding HomeLink and fixing common issues (Jun-2017)


Understanding New Battery Breakthroughs

Battery breakthroughs may not always work as hoped for in vehicles (Apr-2017)


WiFi Guide and Troubleshooter for Tesla Vehicles

The Why and How of WiFi and how to get the best connection (Mar-2018)


Ultimate 2018 Tesla Dashcam Guide

Exploration of the why, what and how of dashcams with comparisons and installation videos (Jul-2018 Update)

Speakers and Amps

Audio Systems for the Tesla Model S and Model X

Examination of features, speakers and amplifiers (Aug-2018 Update)


Model S Changes from 2012 to 2017

We’ve compiled an extensive list of changes over the last 4+ years (Dec-2016)

Solar cell

Solar Vehicle Roof Analysis

How much range would a solar roof provide and at what cost? (Nov-2016)

Android Auto

Android Auto on Tesla?

An examination of Google’s Android Auto and what issues may slow or prevent implementation (Oct-2016)

USB Flash Drives for Music

How to pick the right USB drive for great music and getting the most out of your vehicle’s music system, now with version 8 updates (May-2018 Update)

carplay logo

CarPlay on Tesla?

An examination of Apple’s CarPlay and what issues may slow or prevent implementation (Aug-2016)

tesla stores

Maps – EV Benefits, Tesla Stores & Superchargers

View maps of the USA with benefits by state, Tesla stores and service centers and counts of Superchargers (Jul-2017 Update)

paint chip fix

Fixing a Paint Chip

Quick ways to fix small rock strikes and road rash (Jan-2016)


Streaming Audio

Streaming services and getting better streaming sound (Apr-2018 Update)



Easy to understand charging options (Jul-2018 Update)


Main Screen User Interface Analysis

Changes from the old to new 7.0 (Oct-2015)

Instrument Panel

Instrument Panel User Interface Analysis

Changes from the old to new 7.0 (Oct-2015)

Sounds of Tesla

Sounds of Tesla Vehicles

Normal and abnormal noises and sounds with solutions (Aug-2018 Update)

VIN Decoder

Learn what your Vehicle Identification Number says about your car (July-2018 Update)


Understanding this critical high-power component (May-2015)

Processors Analysis and Count

Check out the 50+ processors used in Tesla vehicles (May-2013)

Dates of articles are when the article was first published. We update these articles as new information becomes available.