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Why I didn’t buy the Cybertruck and bought the Tundra

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by TundraWorkHorse, Dec 26, 2022.

  1. Dec 28, 2022 at 3:24 AM
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    nobodyintexas

    nobodyintexas What?

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    Whatever this forum told me to do
    Lotsa Tesla down here in Houston.

    I love my Tundra.
    and/but...nothing can outperform our MS Plaid. Not a thing.

    Elon is a lot of things. some things I like, some I don't.

    but look at the numbers....


    upload_2022-12-28_5-20-14.jpg

    like all those fan boys that like craft beer - American light lagers are >80% of the market. (Bud Light/Miller Lite, etc)
     
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  2. Dec 28, 2022 at 5:03 AM
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    All I will say is awhile back I was sitting in a room full of people who were as far from being Musk fans as anybody can be because they’re butthurt he bought Twitter. Ranting about what an idiot he is and how he’ll destroy twitter and go bankrupt. A couple 90 year old retirees, one a civil servant, one a lifelong house wife. Another was a younger house Mom with a side business doing arts and crafts and arranging closets, who got some sort of business degree 15 years ago and worked for a sneaker company for a bit before quitting to drive her kids around and watch them draw. And then the engineer hubby who collects a paycheck and commutes in an Accord to save on gas, all Monday morning QB-ing the business sense of a guy with 140 billion in the bank. I kept quiet but I thought it was just about one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen.

    I think Musk is going to have a harder time now that a bunch of manufacturers are jumping deeper into the market and pressure will build if fossil fuels get unleashed here again down the line.

    I am not doing the fanboy thing. But as a guy who collects a pay check and doesn’t have experience running huge corporations I keep an open mind and have to see a couple years of results and what the next Moves are before I can decide if it looks like the ship is sinking. Not ready to call him dumb yet.
     
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  3. Dec 28, 2022 at 5:29 AM
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    Terndrerrr it's good to get lost once in a while

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    You seem to have quite an emotional take on the guy.

    I just think that telling people what companies to support or not for moral reasons is pretty rich. You’d better not be using Apple, Google, Microsoft, Dell, Adidas, Lululemon, or Nike products, either. Nothing at all with a battery that contains cobalt! Lol. Or any other products made by companies linked to awful working conditions, child labor, (ethnically) forced labor, etc.
     
  4. Dec 28, 2022 at 5:55 AM
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    Another thing that gets lost on some folks is that Twitter was a non profitable, always in the red, business since day one. Musk has every right to run it as he sees fit to make it profitable. It's clear that shenanigans were going on there. Time to clean house!
     
  5. Dec 28, 2022 at 5:57 AM
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    Numbers don't lie..:thumbsup:
     
  6. Dec 28, 2022 at 6:26 AM
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    Like 90 year olds even know what Twitter is...
     
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  7. Dec 28, 2022 at 7:31 AM
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  8. Dec 28, 2022 at 1:24 PM
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  9. Dec 28, 2022 at 3:24 PM
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    P.S. Musk did not invent the Tesla.
     
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  10. Dec 28, 2022 at 6:52 PM
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    I was caught up on the hype of having an electric truck and the Tesla Truck but as mentioned by others the electric truck is just not practical for all intensive purposes and certainly not the golden grail to for a revolution in replacing the combustion engine. Serves its purpose in some markets like an A-B city car.

    I think Toyota has a great opportunity towards a hydrogen version but im no engineer.

    The look of the Cyber was exciting at first but it really is ugly beyond belief .

    My 2023 Tundra is a great truck but certainly could of benefited in some fine tuning to be sure and there are some fair reviews talking about some issues with it as well.

    Hope that explains it.
     
  11. Dec 31, 2022 at 8:26 AM
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    Wait a second…

    Did elon buy Southwest Airlines?
     
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  12. Dec 31, 2022 at 8:32 AM
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    The cybertruck looks like some kid in 2nd grade designed it with a crayon. Wtf is up with the sloped bed? It does have some cool features, but from a practical and functional standpoint it seems like a nightmare to use as a work truck on jobsites. Also ,as far as range goes, If this winter has proven anything it is that evs aren't for cold weather climates.
     
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  14. Dec 31, 2022 at 8:44 AM
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    YMMV

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    Anyone that buys the Mustang model E needs to lose all battery power in everything they own.
     
  16. Dec 31, 2022 at 10:54 AM
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    Wallygator Well Zippedy Da Do!

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    8...it's not even in production.
     
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    I don't like the Gen 3 Tundra, but its still a damn sight better than the CyberTruck! I see the Gen 3 Tundra's on the road, even park next to them when I can and do a 'stare and compare' and I just like the lines of the Gen 2.5 better.
     
  19. Jan 3, 2023 at 9:07 AM
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    Damn!
    Tesla stock out here crashing like it’s on autopilot.

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  21. Jan 3, 2023 at 9:13 AM
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    Congratulations on the truck. I have a friend in Minnesota with a Tesla that just got a Rivain. He has no battery issues.

    Just saying.
     
  22. Jan 3, 2023 at 9:14 AM
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