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  1. Gavinmcc

    Coming up: Sept trip to San Diego. What will happen if I visit the service center?

    So I'm flying from Albuquerque into San Diego late September for a conference. I do have a day off and thought I would try to visit the Venice Hub...but not sure if I want to spend 4 1/2 hours round trip traveling up the coast. So I thought I might check out the local service center instead. I...
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    R1T updated estimated delivery window email...Did any go out this week?

    There is a nice long thread related to a June 11th email that supplied (both good and bad) new delivery estimates for a number of people. I was not one of them. I am now waiting on the release of a new batch of emails, and was wondering if anybody here has received an updated estimate email...
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    Saw my first Rivian in Albuquerque!

    Riding home from work on my electric bicycle and saw a person sitting in a White Rivian. The first I’ve seen in New Mexico. It was a young woman and I didn’t want to impose myself, so I just yelled out, “Nice truck, I have one on order.” “Thanks, you’ll love it,” she yelled back as I continued...
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    Question about trade in

    I've read a few posts where people talk about the benefit of trading in their car to Rivian vs Driveaway or others services. Just wondering: is it a tax benefit? a convenience benefit? I was thinking of selling mine to Driveaway and then using that cash to bring the price down on my R1T. But...
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    A question: off roading where there is no cellular

    Does the Rivian have satellite or some way to access internet or cellular where there are no towers? I mean I guess the answer is no, but I will go places in New Mexico where there is no phone service and I would pay extra for some way to not be totally isolated if something goes sideways
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    What’s at the Venice Hub today

    I had a post and somebody had a great suggestion: You should start a thread called "What's at the Venice Hub today?" so that folks can post updates about what's on display. I would definitely hop a flight to go see a production spec R1S in person. Heck, I might even hop a flight if Limestone is...
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    A funny effect of the price disaster

    Background: I have never paid anywhere near 80k for a car or truck. My Chevy Bolt is the most expensive car I’ve bought. So while I was pretty sure I was going through with my purchase come Oct-Dec 2022, there was a chance I might decide to back out and either keep my Bolt or get one last ICE...
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    20” AT vs 21” standard tires.

    So I’ll be driving 80% city roads. 15% highway. Last 5% would be back mountain roads at 8000 feet above sea level. Now the 21” tires would work for 95% of my driving, and maybe even those last 5 in summer and fall. But winter (snow) and spring (soooo much mud) would be ok maybe? Truthfully I...
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