25 Dec '14, 9pm

For all you Tesla owners, you might like to know you can "regen" your Tesla's batteries while driving down Tram...

So we thought we'd try out the new Cabazon supercharger with a trip from T.O. to the tramway. Since the only tram tickets available were at 8a or 5:30p, we took the 8a option, meaning we had to leave home very early to arrive at the tramway on time. We were able to make the trip non-stop to the tram on time (155 miles) with about 92 rated miles left (left the house with 257 miles full charge on a p85 with 36000 miles on it; all battery miles in "rated"). According to evtriplanner, the "up feet" came out to 2119, and "down feet" at 1489. We had three adults in the car and estimated an average outside temperature of 60 degrees early in the morning, and kept to the posted speed limits. Interestingly, after spending about 5 hours on the mountain, we returned to the car and noticed ABSOLUTELY NO "vampire drain." On the return, we arrived at the Cabazon supercharger with 73 mile...

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