[Ovmsdev] Sport vs Non-Sport in VIN
mark at webb-johnson.net
Mon May 7 22:00:21 HKT 2012
We haven't found firmware version on the bus yet. It must be there (as it is visible on the vds), just not gone looking too hard yet.
Anyone know how to tell a 2.5 from a 2.0? [ P.S. The answer is not "look at the front of the car" ]
On 7 May, 2012, at 9:53 PM, Tom Saxton wrote:
> You can also tell a 1.5 from a 2.x by the firmware version, 3.x.x means 1.5,
> 4.x.x means 2.x. That's how I do it in the log parser.
> on 5/6/12 11:54 PM, Mark Webb-Johnson wrote:
>> Looking at:
>> the suggestion is that a "3" in the 8th digit would signify a sport, and a "1"
>> would be a normal roadster.
>> In particular:
>> Digits 1-3, Manufacturer: 5YJ = Tesla
>> Digit 4, Car line: R = Roadster
>> Digit 5, Body type: E = convertible
>> Digit 6, Region: 1 = USA
>> Digit 7, Restraint system: For 2008, 1 = Type 2 seat belts and dual air bags
>> For 2010, A = Type 2 seat belts and dual air bags
>> Digit 8, Motor: For 2008, B = Tesla 56C
>> For 2010, 1 = Tesla M6B; 3 = Tesla M6S
>> Digit 9, Check digit: Variable according to formula
>> Digit 10, Model year: 8 = 2008; A = 2010
>> Digit 11, Plant of manufacture: 1 = Menlo Park, USA
>> Digit 12-17, Sequential production number
>> They additionally note that Founders' Series vehicles will have F in digit 12.
>> Therefore --
>> 5YJRE11B = 2008 Roadster
>> 5YJRE1A1 = 2010 Roadster
>> 5YJRE1A3 = 2010 Roadster Sport
>> would seem to give us the ability to auto-identify a v1.5 car as a "B" in the
>> 8th digit.
>> Does anyone here know if this is reliable? It would be nice to auto-detect
>> this to have one less thing to hassle the users with.
>> Regards, Mark.
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