DIY

Tesla owner opens Model S motor to reveal Iron Man-esque electronics setup

A video recently uploaded on YouTube has provided a close look at the inner workings of a Tesla Model S…

Tesla Model X owner showcases DIY automatic lifting frunk

Similar to the Model S and 3, the Model X’s hood can be unlatched from the vehicle’s touchscreen and remote…

Tesla Model 3 owner creates a novel DIY solution for a supercharged Sentry Mode

To say that Tesla's electric cars are among the auto industry's most tech-focused vehicles is a gross understatement. Being computers…

Tesla Model 3 owner implants RFID key card chip into her arm as ultimate hack to unlock door

Tesla owner, maker, and software engineer Amie DD has undertaken the ultimate hack: Implanting the chip from inside her Model…

Tesla rebel mechanic Rich Rebuilds is electrifying a Ford Model A ‘Rat Rod’

Rich Benoit of the popular YouTube channel ‘Rich Rebuilds’ has a reputation for breathing life into Tesla’s electric cars long…

Tesla Autopilot handles full 90-degree turn with no lane markings

While the automotive industry and consumers remain focused on the next generation of Tesla's Full Self-Driving feature - said to…

Making of Tesla ‘Truckla’ pickup truck: Behind the scenes with Rich Rebuilds

Tesla DIY enthusiast and rebel mechanic Rich Benoit has worked on a number of interesting projects involving the electric car…

First Tesla pickup truck comes to life from Model 3 conversion

YouTube influencer and robot-enthusiast Simone Giertz, who commands an impressive 1.6 million followers on the video streaming platform, has taken…

SpaceX’s Starship engine hits twice the thrust of Merlin just days after test debut

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that the company's Raptor engine - static-fired for the first time at full scale barely…

Tesla Model 3 owner 3D prints rear seat lock that prevents break-ins

Over the past few months, an increasing number of break-ins and thefts involving Tesla's electric cars were reported in the…

Tesla Model 3 tow hitch DIY installation turns electric sedan into a utility champ

The Tesla community is home to a number of very creative DIY enthusiasts, many of whom have come up with…

Tesla Model 3 owner showcases DIY automatic-lifting front trunk (frunk)

There's just something incredibly neat about having the Model 3's hood automatically pop up when accessing the frunk. Similar to…

Tesla DIY guru shares project to convert junk battery pack into a trailer

Self-proclaimed car guru Rich Benoit has learned that even Teslas that are left damaged and abandoned in salvage yards could…

Tesla owner cuts open Model X tire to reveal acoustic foam used for noise reduction

A video uploaded on YouTube showcases Tesla's use foam-lined tires to ensure that its vehicles are as silent as they…

Tesla Model S without Autopilot upgraded with comma.ai OpenPilot solution

A "Classic" Tesla Model S without Autopilot was recently upgraded and tested with comma.ai's OpenPilot software, an open-source driver-assist system.…

Tesla rebuilder discovers Model S still functional after being underwater

A Tesla Model S P85D with salvage title was able to miraculously power on, despite being submerged underwater for 10…

Tesla Model 3 owner customizes wood trim interior in DIY project

With some carpentry know-how, a Tesla enthusiast was able to transform his Model 3’s wood trim into something incredibly eye-catching.…

Early Tesla Model S replaces nose cone with Unplugged Performance’s refresh front fascia kit

The Tesla Model S has undergone one facelift since being introduced back in 2012. The full-sized sedan's facelifted version, which…

Installing a Tesla Model 3 dashcam solution from BlackVue

Arguably, one of the most important aftermarket upgrades any Tesla owner can make is the installation of a multi-channel dashcam…

This Tesla DIY project shows that Aero Wheels can still look pretty cool

Aero Wheels are pretty much the auto equivalent of wearing sandals on top of socks. They’re very efficient and they…