See If All Of This Fits Into A Tesla Model 3

JUN 19 2018 BY DOMENICK YONEY 7

…as owner gets ready for a road trip.

Summer is here and for many of us, that means road trips as we take advantage of accumulated vacation time. (Yay!) For the owner of one Tesla Model 3, this means preparing for a 1,500-mile journey by first checking to see if his car can carry all the various things he wants to bring along, as well as remounting the aero wheel covers his black beauty came with.

If you watched the video, you’ll know he managed to stuff a bicycle, a pair of kites and boards for kitesurfing, backpacks, a live chicken, sleeping bags, and still had room for duffels bags in the front trunk. Very nice! Now, we know that some cars powered by gasoline (yuck) with fold-down rear seats can also accomplish this sort of feat. But, this site is all about cars with plugs, so it’s nice to know that these new vehicles are at least as capable as those with 20th-century propulsion.

Besides loading up a ton of gear, our host from the Life with a Tesla Model 3 Youtube channel also re-fitted his car with the aerodynamic wheel covers that came with it. According to the automaker, these can increase range by 10 percent, though some experimenters have found that claim lacking. Either way, on a long journey, there is an efficiency improvement, so why not slap them back on. Usually, this is a pretty straightforward task but in this instance wheels caps had been installed and therefore needed to be removed first. This took some finessing.

So, all loaded up, our protagonist and his partner began the first leg of their trip up the California coast on the way to Oregon. It’s a truly beautiful drive and the channel has already uploaded some video from it, so we’ve added it below as an extra bonus. Not just a travelogue, our driver also recounts an eerie ownership tale that involves nefarious geo-locating and a possible car theft attempt. Enjoy (and be careful out there)!

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Not shown: the dog ended his loafing and caught and ate the chicken. The dog went in the front seat, so technically, the chicken and the dog fit in the Model III, however the chicken was no longer live.

The chicken was a nice touch but what the Nordics really want to see is cows (on the scenic drive).

That cow in the back seat, on a scenic drive is very entertaining, for us onlookers gazing in astonished wonderment!

Who will be the first Tesla owner to post a follow up to the Cow in back seat video?

But when will Tesla offer a TM3 light tow hitch mount so that you can carry a chicken coop on the back of the car?

Just think of all the sales Tesla is losing by not appealing to those who want to carry live chickens in the Model 3. It must be nearly two or three! 😛

https://c8.alamy.com/comp/D7K5X8/live-chickens-being-delivered-in-mumbai-india-D7K5X8.jpg

USE the Suction CUP on a GPS Or Cell Phone Holder & They Pop off without fear of slipping & damaging the Center Caps

How do you get the suction cup on the chicken?

It reminds me when my children were babies and we go on hollidays.
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j187/xiquitinx/ClubmeganeII/DSCN0962.jpg

How can I post an image?