[Ovmsdev] Sport vs Non-Sport in VIN
tom at idleloop.com
Mon May 7 22:14:51 HKT 2012
Is there any internal difference between a 2.0 and a 2.5?
I don't think I've heard anything other than improving something with the
fans that cool the motor and the PEM.
In the US, VINs >= 964 are 2.5, but then there are the 2.0's that got the
on 5/7/12 7:00 AM, Mark Webb-Johnson wrote:
> 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" ]
> Regards, Mark.
> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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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