June 22, 2024

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Tesla Model Y battery housing compared to Model 3 by Sandy Munro

At any time since Tesla launched the Product Y, enthusiasts have in contrast just about every available spec to the Product three sedan the crossover is centered on. Tesla Raj has dissected just about every function alter from tow hook to coat hooks, OCDetailing in contrast usability and paint finishes, and Tesla program investigator Greentheonly learned the Product Y utilizes different laptop chips with a lot quicker Ethernet than people discovered in the Product three. Enter producing advisor Sandy Munro, who currently declared the Product Y “a much cry from anything we observed on the Product three.”

Munro’s undertaken a finish teardown of a Product Y that’s up to 26 YouTube episodes so much. In episode 24, Munro in contrast the crossover’s battery to the battery from his teardown of a Product three, noting a number of distinctions in the detailing. It ought to be created apparent up entrance that the Product three is from 2018, and not possessing disassembled a more recent model, Munro admits he doesn’t know what variations the at any time-tinkering Tesla could possibly have created in the sedan’s device to match the Product Y. 

The variations commence on major of the battery pack housing. The bulb seal all-around the Product three pack is long gone, with a smaller sized foam pack in its position in which the battery satisfies the underside of the chassis casting. Across the surface area of the housing, the Product three has a few huge pieces of die-minimize fiber padding that sit within a few depressions in the stamping. The padding’s disappeared on the Product Y, changed by 4 strips of foam isolators, a substantially fewer highly-priced possibility. At the entrance of the pack among the the electronics, Tesla engineers removed the AC filter wire harness trough, terminal caps on the higher-voltage security switches, and a protecting include for a trio of fuses. As with the shift to foam isolators, people revisions seem to be to be examples of slicing charges in means that will not likely have an impact on the customer practical experience. There’s a person example of a alter that provides expense, that currently being the higher-voltage port now fashioned from aluminum as a substitute of plastic. Munro has nothing at all bad to say about any of the new facets of the Product Y housing and electronics. 

The whole series is attention-grabbing, a different emphasize currently being episode sixteen evaluating Product three and Product Y motors, due to the fact Munro looks at motors from the Nissan Leaf, Audi E-Tron, Jaguar I-Rate, Chevy Volt and Bolt, BMW i3, and Toyota Prius right before diving into the Teslas.  

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