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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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Same situation here with my wife’s 2021 Model 3 and just took delivery of my R1T 3 weeks ago. She drives more than me but so far we just use the NEMA 14-50 outlet in the garage with a 50 amp breaker and the portable charger from her Tesla. I bought an adapter for the R1T and just alternately charge whichever vehicle needs more juice at the time. There are several stores in our area that offer free charging while you shop so I use those for the truck quite a bit but we are never hurting for range or anything. Depends a lot on your needs but the one charger is more than fine for us. Grizzly-e makes a “Duo” charger than has two cables to simultaneously charge two EV’s at a time if you think you really need it.
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