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What is the best two-vehicle home charging solution for a Rivian and a Tesla?

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My wife drives a 2021 Tesla Model 3 and I have a Rivian R1T on order. We're moving into a new home in a couple of months, and I want to set the garage up for effective level 2 charging on 60 amp circuits. As I understand it, my options are:
  • Install a third-party two-cable charger, with a Tesla adapter on the appropriate cable for the Model 3, that will share the electric load between the two vehicles.
  • Install two Tesla chargers, connected through WiFi for load sharing, with a J1772 adapter on the appropriate cable for the R1T.
  • Install our single Tesla charger and manually switch the cable between the vehicles as needed, with a J1772 adapter when charging the R1T.
Am I missing any other options? Who is using one of these methods? Pros and Cons? Any insight is appreciated.
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In terms of design, quality, and best bang for the buck you really can’t go wrong with the Tesla wall charger. I have the same situation where we have a Tesla model three and a Rivian R1 T. I was able to pick up a Tesla wall charger for 350 bucks and it outputs 11.5 kW. I purchased an adapter on Amazon that converts Tesla to J1773 and it works perfectly for both the Tesla and the Rivian, The Rivian is able to make full use of the Tesla charger power and sucks down the full 11.5 kW. It is I believe the simplest and cheapest solution and is an incredible value.
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