How to build yourself a Tesla Model 3 on the Cheap!

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Today we cover how to search, buy and fix a salvage Tesla Model 3. We also find out whether or not it supercharges!
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  • James Grindy
    James GrindyDitë më parë

    Guys wearing a Northern Ireland jacket. Never expected to see a local team that far 🤣

  • Creepy smile
    Creepy smile2 ditë më parë

    Maaaan even tho your videos are long but i find myself watching till the end

  • AnimeCentral101
    AnimeCentral1017 ditë më parë

    That’s amazing

  • H
    H9 ditë më parë

    WARNING🛑🛑🛑🛑😁 Keep in mind that tesla now disables supercharging on salvage/crashed teslas as soon as they get ahold of their VIN numbers.

  • Dane Wiley
    Dane WileyMuaj më parë

    4:20 did you say damn your ugly to that guy or to the car😂😂😂

  • Rob Boutin Jr
    Rob Boutin JrMuaj më parë

    I live in Eastern CT and would love a model 3. Maybe in the future I will be able to afford one.

  • TeslaCharged
    TeslaChargedMuaj më parë

    Yea well this happened! After over 8 months it was Disabled with no warning!

  • da ne
    da ne3 muaj më parë

    It looks like all car companies build in visual sensors for lights if they blink fast you have burnt broken and a poor connection on a signal light. It broken voltage on closed loop. Electrical system.

  • da ne

    da ne

    3 muaj më parë

    But car diagnostic tools should locate sensor relay areas of electrical concern .

  • da ne
    da ne3 muaj më parë

    Are these insurance or broker damaged sell offs? Insurance companies would be cheaper to buy from or owners who option to keep the right off.

  • da ne

    da ne

    3 muaj më parë

    The gremlins might get worse by super charging and that's why Tesla doesn't want to offer it on rebuilds.

  • timothy mctigue
    timothy mctigue3 muaj më parë


  • Maro Vok
    Maro Vok3 muaj më parë

    How much is charging? How to have it free ?

  • Maro Vok
    Maro Vok3 muaj më parë

    No free charging ?

  • Maro Vok
    Maro Vok3 muaj më parë

    Salvage title ?

    WICKEDLEE LOOPY4 muaj më parë

    2023 used model 3 will likely be worth 12k or less if my math is correctly. Im using a slide

  • Martian6ix13 Man
    Martian6ix13 Man4 muaj më parë

    3:19 I launched my car of the Brooklyn bridge...buuuuuut it has under 4k miles. I think Rich is my prime customer.

  • TungstenCarbideProjectile
    TungstenCarbideProjectile4 muaj më parë

    Your videos are unnecessarily long and boring and your always confirming everything people say like you knew it already. Right, yup, right, yea, mmhmm... dude you don't know everything, you sound like a simp shrimp.

  • G Airy
    G Airy4 muaj më parë

    You know you’re getting old when you get psyched about someone responding on a spreadsheet colour coded

  • mike malo
    mike malo5 muaj më parë

    @17:53, yeah, i'll grow up but, hey, its a funny snippet. i'm waiting for him to say that he wrecked a couple cars.

  • Tadeusz Tomaszew
    Tadeusz Tomaszew5 muaj më parë

    denigrating this white trucker as 'DAMN you are UGLY' is really below what I have always expected from Rich. Please redit this video. this does not behoove.

  • Maor Roffe
    Maor Roffe5 muaj më parë

    Its cool to get a $50k car for $25k all in. BUT, what's a salvaged car worth later when you want to sell it? Is this just a fun project or a financial viable one? Would this car sell for the $25k he put into it, less, or more?

  • Black Ex
    Black Ex5 muaj më parë

    is it possible to move ever thing from a Tesla to a Cadillac like. Like to inside of the car.... For example my Cadillac well have the screen bulid in like tesla and well get update one Tesla has update there Tesla cars and my Cadillac well have autodrive and have all the apps Tesla has. Is that possible

  • Jesse Taylor
    Jesse Taylor6 muaj më parë

    That's a beautiful car.

  • Meowdy Partner
    Meowdy Partner6 muaj më parë

    Damn that's cheap! I would absolutely put down the labor necessary to have this!

  • Mark Hewitt
    Mark Hewitt6 muaj më parë

    "I have a black S". You also have a black P. ;)

  • Indigo Child
    Indigo Child6 muaj më parë

    Beautiful car!

  • patrickaubichon
    patrickaubichon7 muaj më parë

    absolutely great news!

  • mmanda515
    mmanda5157 muaj më parë

    @10:35 ish... Kinda' funny when the ad popping up/ad-sense placed.... is for, of all things, "Evannex" (or similar, didn't catch exact name.. went away too quickly) A company that provides after-market TESLA parts. LOL Nice score IF you know how to source & repair/replace these items! "didn't need..... have more than 7 cars already......." Feel free to slap your advertising & promo ALL over any 1 of 'em & I'll drive it all around Chgo/WI. Situation left in, deems nec of reliable wheels now + great way to market AND save space/make room for another. Win/win if U ask me.. ;) lol ~ Thanks for sharing this one. In the end, should all turn out ok, you'll have quite a beautiful car & for an even better price/overall savings! MUCH better than paying full price or anything near it, for a new Tesla, that's for sure!!!! Being able to fix just about anything, willing to take on that risk, expense, challenge AND having good friends + business connections/associates to pitch in = proves to be an invaluable asset. :) ~Stay safe & be well.

  • Rick Randazzo
    Rick Randazzo7 muaj më parë

    Is the car name Deloris because it rhymes with a body part?

  • Tori M
    Tori M7 muaj më parë

    Dude has a serious Boston accent. Damn I miss my city.

  • john malabanan
    john malabanan8 muaj më parë

    your not fan of tesla but all your blog is about tesla car..

  • RT 1979
    RT 19798 muaj më parë

    its TES_LA not TEZ_LA drove me nutz all day ;)

  • Abhijeet Ghosh
    Abhijeet Ghosh8 muaj më parë

    i3 is a nissan leaf in a lambo shell. i8 is a prius in a lambo shell.

  • Sean -Chesthole- Osman
    Sean -Chesthole- Osman8 muaj më parë

    I don't think you are legally allowed to do a video about how Ebay sales are more than sales from Tesla now that you did that video where they had you plug their app.

  • Bashar Jayyousi
    Bashar Jayyousi8 muaj më parë

    Hey Rich ... I just didnt get it , Is Tesla selling parts for Salvage cars now ???? the lines in green at the guys list said so , right ???

  • Tripp55
    Tripp559 muaj më parë

    I hope you weren't calling the truck driver ugly cause he was hot!

  • Scott M
    Scott M9 muaj më parë

    Of course, that Supercharging might not still be working, because they recently shut off Rich's Model S.

  • m-KHS-1


    7 muaj më parë

    still supercharging

  • Random Genius
    Random Genius9 muaj më parë

    Can it still supercharge?

  • m-KHS-1


    7 muaj më parë

    yes, still supercharges and still getting updates

  • dirian moore
    dirian moore9 muaj më parë

    Do you recommend doing this now that they don't offer super charging on salvaged cars?

  • Maurice H
    Maurice H9 muaj më parë

    never knew the brand was called teslur

  • Stephen Newell
    Stephen Newell10 muaj më parë

    Grr so want one ha

  • tjdot8
    tjdot810 muaj më parë

    Does it still super charging?

  • m-KHS-1


    7 muaj më parë

    yup. still super charges and get updates

  • EJP
    EJP10 muaj më parë

    What’s the insurance after you buy the car so low ? Does it change amount you pay?

  • m-KHS-1


    7 muaj më parë

    it doesnt change at all. same price as non salvage

  • MrBrentles
    MrBrentles10 muaj më parë

    Looks like Sean Penn

  • John Barnes
    John Barnes10 muaj më parë

    Thanks pal and again i can't wait for the next vid. Now i want one but sorry i live in the UK but sadly i can't drive anymore

  • marco duarte
    marco duarte10 muaj më parë

    Who knows the beat at minute 5:08

  • Tristan N
    Tristan N10 muaj më parë

    And then we never hear from this guy again

  • Tristan N
    Tristan N10 muaj më parë

    4:14 what’s the name of the music that’s playing?

  • Jonathan
    Jonathan10 muaj më parë

    If you would have kept the car, it would have been a triple stuffed oreo.

  • None Bizni
    None Bizni10 muaj më parë

    Could you just flatbed it to the supercharger before repairing to make sure it super charges?

  • 80sOutrunFan
    80sOutrunFan10 muaj më parë

    1 hour from now I will drive my S into a wall and send the wreck to Rich, new fan here :)

  • Steven McCrorey
    Steven McCrorey10 muaj më parë

    I found some good potentials on the aite but have no clue about this.. lol 😂 I wish i knew you personally to help me obtain one and repair it smh 🤦🏽‍♂️ i want one of these cars soooooooo so bad!!!!!

  • vhgnyc
    vhgnyc10 muaj më parë

    17:52 Hey rich im tired of sexting. Talk to me about ass.....

  • vhgnyc


    10 muaj më parë


  • Nope Noname
    Nope Noname10 muaj më parë

    I would personally never buy a device that isn't able to be hard reset. Car or not.

  • Nope Noname

    Nope Noname

    7 muaj më parë

    @m-KHS-1 An actual hard reset means it starts from factory regardless of current state. You cant hard-reset out of any lockouts uploaded (without permissions!) by Tesla. That isn't a real hard reset in my book.

  • m-KHS-1


    7 muaj më parë

    I've had it since october and works perfect. I have actually hard reset it as well

  • Marvin Bell
    Marvin Bell10 muaj më parë

    Hey Rich, love the videos. You've struck my interest in a Tesla, however I don't really want to own a car. Do you recommend leasing. I've been doing this for the past 15 years, but with better incentive programs. Please give you're expert recommendations.

  • Taru Tran
    Taru Tran11 muaj më parë

    did i hear that right a model s for $6500? including repairs?

  • Digital Bliss
    Digital Bliss11 muaj më parë

    What about warranty and autopilot?

  • m-KHS-1


    7 muaj më parë

    typically with salvage theres no warranty but I did hear of aftermarket warranties for salvage

  • m-KHS-1


    7 muaj më parë

    autopilot works perfect. not sure on warranty

  • AC-2-Shoes
    AC-2-Shoes11 muaj më parë

    Do we want to talk about that 996 in the electrified garage?

  • Alfons Åberg
    Alfons Åberg11 muaj më parë

    What a great idea, buy a crashed car on credit!!! Amazing life advice!

  • Slartibartfast
    Slartibartfast11 muaj më parë

    Rich says: „I have a black S“ I understand: „I have a black ass“ 😅I‘m sorry...😂

  • Michael Autry
    Michael Autry11 muaj më parë

    Is this car considered a salvage title vehicle and what are the options for insurance. Thank you!

  • Gazzer McVenge
    Gazzer McVenge11 muaj më parë

    yall rigged that pump! I swear down

  • Jhony Keys
    Jhony Keys11 muaj më parë

    Great video my bro!!! I live in the new England area and very interested in putting a project like that together...what's the shop/mecanic he went to?

  • Eric Amos
    Eric Amos11 muaj më parë

    Dang RichI cant watch it all the way through. That guy is annoying. Man he his killing your channel. I know its about his experience but dang. He is so annoying it is hard for me to sit and listen to him.

  • ohio player1177
    ohio player117711 muaj më parë

    I want to buy a bunch of those 1.80 parts and sell them for 20.

  • Jay S
    Jay S11 muaj më parë

    17:52 Thats the answer to the video, thank me later

  • Tobias Nilsson
    Tobias Nilsson11 muaj më parë

    you had a black ass?!

  • chris torres
    chris torres11 muaj më parë

    Uncle Rich has the smooth beats 🤣🤣🤣🤣. Had me freestyling

    ESSI ILAMI11 muaj më parë

    can I have one of your Tesla's?

  • ClaudeSac
    ClaudeSac11 muaj më parë

    5:24 I'm not racist radio :-)

  • Clint Degen
    Clint Degen11 muaj më parë

    I personally prefer the car that is near 3x the price... well obviously...

  • Jimbo McDroid Face
    Jimbo McDroid Face11 muaj më parë

    Did I mention that watching your videos played an integral part of getting my A$$ into a Tesla seat? You're doing God's work. Keep on keepin' on BrotherMan!!!

  • wabber jack
    wabber jack11 muaj më parë

    iaai is the insurance auction site

  • wabber jack
    wabber jack11 muaj më parë

    20:19 how much

  • PassionOfRide
    PassionOfRide11 muaj më parë

    17:50 "i had a black S.. i have a black a*s" hopefully i missheard =D

  • elitestar
    elitestar11 muaj më parë

    Was I the only one concentrated on that guy's forehead line and waiting for him to finally relax so it could go away?

  • Kevin
    Kevin11 muaj më parë

    So what you're saying is. All I need is a garage, thousands of dollars in tools, something that can hold the car up so I can get under it, experience in automobiles. Got it, hold my beer.

  • Porsche Duésnburg
    Porsche Duésnburg11 muaj më parë

    Good grief, people are toxic ... And I bet those contradictive assheads are the same ones moping about inflation in the economy. A similar issue here in the Datsun S30 community. You've got dummies price gouging every way they can. Some that I found on eBay was some guy in AZ selling brake hose clips for S30s at 15 EACH and that DOESN'T include the extra 8.99 shipping he wants for a single sheet of bent spring steel. Also, some other bloke selling Datsun Skinner Union carbs for a 240Z at 200usd... Until you notice the 350usd shipping and handling fee... It sometimes infuriates me, then I have to stop and laugh at them becuase such crooked tactics will never sell (those carbs still haven't sold... 8 months and going)

  • Logan Starke
    Logan Starke11 muaj më parë

    seriously this might be the best Tesla video on youtube

  • Nate
    Nate11 muaj më parë

    charging is free for 2 years for those who got the model 3 during that time period...just fyi

  • Ross Kaplan
    Ross Kaplan11 muaj më parë

    What would you have done if you couldn't have gotten in contact with the previous owner? Is there another way you could've solved the key issue? Could Tesla have reset it on their end?

  • tonemson
    tonemson11 muaj më parë

    Rich, not trying to be a fan boy. With that being said dude your videos are so informative. I luv the sarcasm and funnies of the videos. Also you're swaying me away from getting the model X. Leaning toward the model S.

  • Albone3000
    Albone300011 muaj më parë


  • JessyJ318
    JessyJ31811 muaj më parë

    Idk about easy but I wish I knew how to fix cars!!!

  • J. Burg Media
    J. Burg Media11 muaj më parë

    I wish rich was my hommie

  • Modular Living
    Modular Living11 muaj më parë

    You can get parts from Tesla, are you listening to this guy? (shocker) Do you know what Rich had to go through in his project ?

  • Bill Shaw
    Bill ShawVit më parë

    How long will the supercharge ability last on a salvaged car????

  • m-KHS-1


    7 muaj më parë

    still supercharging and getting updates

  • Michael L Heard Michael Mike Heard
    Michael L Heard Michael Mike HeardVit më parë

    mite her last name thus become Dolores Teselectra second cousin removed back story- ,rich rebuilds her lover and giving er that deformed child that's no longer able to go up stairs so we keep one's eye on little buggie low-ride down stairs ...its not irs crazy .so on the stairs one stays off Dolores`s quick sneaky quit little buggie thang wit dem motor cycles scars to prove it and all hot rod etc etc etc ...dated heardmycal and got pregnant when a landloard`s & super shook the door Deloris must not be wet while buggie peels off it`s stripper wanting that new 4 kin twice removed up to her eyelids tear stains her make up `s not yet been changed on colors thus the lover remember the guy rich of rich rebuilds his Fankinstine formula exist as she Dolores views her back yard which comes come quickest on speed

  • Morty
    MortyVit më parë

    What is a Rec 3 or am I just hearing him pronounce it different

  • skeptic moderate

    skeptic moderate

    Vit më parë

    Probably a "wrecked model 3".

  • Tristan N
    Tristan NVit më parë

    8:40 I love this guys hair line.

  • Kenbomp
    KenbompVit më parë

    You have to include need of a working garage place but still that's given. Awesome story

  • Harry Marshall
    Harry MarshallVit më parë

    $15k write off for a battery that was just needing a good charge. Insurers are a special breed of con artists.

  • Y TAC
    Y TACVit më parë


  • Tony Wirth
    Tony WirthVit më parë

    Tesla needs to charge more for their parts clearly

  • Tony Wirth
    Tony WirthVit më parë

    whenever i want a response fast i just copy paste the email i wrote and send it 4-5 times right after another. Hasn't let me down yet, and it takes really no time

  • C45P3R
    C45P3RVit më parë

    how much does it cost for unlimited supercharging, if you own a wrecked tesla or model 3?

  • Em1 Honda
    Em1 HondaVit më parë

    Hey Rich sell me one

  • YG
    YGVit më parë

    "i have a black ass" lmaoo 17:52

  • RICKS WORLD dereaux
    RICKS WORLD dereauxVit më parë

    Hy Dude you as the Teslaguru, shut open a Teslagarage could make a Fortune, instead you waste Time make vids. 🤔👍🇺🇸💰

  • Denis G.
    Denis G.Vit më parë

    Do you know please what wrap or color is the white color at 00:31 please ? thanks

  • Ephraim Mathapo
    Ephraim MathapoVit më parë

    I have a problem with this channel, there's so much talk and less work. I get bored at watching a dialogue, I want action

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