OK, so I've scheduled installation of my High Power Connector for the Model S, to happen sometime in June, hoping for a delivery of the Model S in July.
I want it installed on the column between two garage doors. Our Roadster will be to the left of the Model S, and its HPC is on the wall to the left of the Roadster. There really is no other place for the Model S HPC other than the column between the Roadster garage door and that for the Model S. The dimensions of the Model S HPC seem to fit ... as follows:
Height: 20" (508 mm) (Includes cable hanger)
Width: 5.75" (146 mm)
Depth: 3.75" (95 mm)
The problem is that the cable that comes with the Model S HPC is 25 feet long! I need perhaps 6-8 feet. The port for the charger is on the left rear of the Model S, and the "front" of out garage is a cabinet, not a wall (so we can't install the HPC there). We will/do drive in front-ways to the garage. I'm concerned that the excess cable will be in the way. Maybe we'll drive over it, or maybe it will get caught up in the closing garage doors. And it's a waste of money. Not so good.
So far, Tesla says they are not planning to offer a shorter cable. But I can't be alone in this position.
We can perhaps modify the cable after installation, but clearly this would void the warranty. I'm not thrilled about having 20 or so extra feet of cable.
Hmmm .... anyone else considered this issue?
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