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  1. J

    White vs Cream vs Black interior

    Very long story. I ended up with white and am completely happy with it.
  2. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    Chiming in that rear flaps are needed. My PPF hasn't been busted through, but you can definitely tell that the rears kick up debris
  3. J

    Plaid center console light turns off when fully opened?

    I'm living with it. I have bad experience with even "decent" dealers pulling out consoles and dashboards that then creak and squeek. Add in the fact that even Tesla doesn't seem to have a TSB on what exactly to do, you are totally at the mercy of the tech who comes out. If there's a formal...
  4. J

    Jacket Hanger?

    Any aftermarket solutions? The factory refresh hangers are useless. Right now I’m laying things flat in the truck but would prefer maybe a seatback hanger. I see they made them for previous S’, anyone know if those fit the refresh? It doesn’t seem like they would
  5. J

    Plaid center console light turns off when fully opened?

    It's been at least 6 months since this was reported to Tesla, I've lost hope and forced myself to not be bothered by it.
  6. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    Cut them now before they get ripped off the car!
  7. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    After you install one side, put the car in low and check how close they are to the ground before installing the other side. They’re easy to cut with a razor knife.
  8. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    See attached for how it is now, on low suspension. This is about 2" cut off. Totally stock everything, 19” wheels. To recap. Out of the box these things literally almost touched the ground on low. I cut off 1" or so, still scraped even when cornering in the mountains which probably removed...
  9. J

    Plaid center console light turns off when fully opened?

    Pretty crazy that a problem affecting basically all refresh cars is still not figured out
  10. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    I went and looked, you're correct it's there, but you can't move it to the main screen like the seat/yoke heat and controls. Still requires going into the menu, but easier than the way I was doing it previously. Thanks for the tip
  11. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    Wait what. How? Mine only has the ability to do seat controls and heated yoke via the main screen. Anything with suspension, from what I can tell, requires going into the menu
  12. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    The issue is they don't just scrape - they will get ripped off the car. It happened to me. Thankfully I caught it right when it happened so no damage. Is there a better method than tapping the car > suspension > scroll down > scroll suspension to high? This would be a lot easier if there was...
  13. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    I cut another 1" off and they still scrape. So you will need to trim at least 2.5" off the flaps.
  14. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    Strong reminder to cut at least 2" off the bottom of the OEM flaps. I cut off about 1" and still scrapped in hard corners with suspension on low. And on every speed bump. They eventually were ripped off the car (zero damage, thankfully)
  15. J

    Refresh front suspension clunk / knock / thunk

    Yes for sure. I removed the plastic covers under the front motors and check the bash plate bolts, all seemed tight. It might be my imagination, but it seemed to help quite a bit. I might go ahead and remove the bash plate, clean, re install. Or just make a service appt. I just hate bringing it...
  16. J

    Can someone explain this behavior of the refresh auto-garage door opener closing the door on the car?

    Me either, thus this thread. I think that for whatever reason, getting in and out to move a box etc, the car thinks I'm leaving and closes the door.
  17. J

    Can someone explain this behavior of the refresh auto-garage door opener closing the door on the car?

    I really like the auto open/close feature but yeah, not worth the risk. I disabled it
  18. J

    Can someone explain this behavior of the refresh auto-garage door opener closing the door on the car?

    Amazon leaves a box in front of the garage door. I pull up, the opener auto-opens the door. I take off my seatbelt, move the box, get in the car, as I am pulling into the garage the auto-opener CLOSES the door on the car. Thankfully it hasn't hit the car - I either scoot in super fast, or the...
  19. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    He commented awhile ago that he is going on hiatus for a bit
  20. J

    Picture of 2021 Model S refresh with Tempest wheels no wheel covers

    Yep I love the 19's w/ the covers. Both the look and the extra meat on the tires. Even if they were the same cost I would have gone with the 19s. They look a LOT better in person
  21. J

    Need Portable Air compressor options/recommendations for Model S refresh LR

    After probably too much research I went with this: https://www.harborfreight.com/air-tools-compressors/air-compressors-tanks/inflators/12v-100-psi-high-volume-air-inflator-63745.html Lots of really positive youtube reviews, including teardowns, that show it is well built. The kicker with these...
  22. J

    Refresh front suspension clunk / knock / thunk

    Posting here as there is a lot of short various threads about this and am hoping to have one place to post about this. 3500 miles. Mine sounds exactly like a bad sway bar end link. Sort of a medium pitched clunk from front passenger side. It happened very rarely at first and I didn't give it a...
  23. J

    Plaid center console light turns off when fully opened?

    For whatever it’s worth, my car was built on the same day as yours. Mine is messed up also
  24. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    Flexible however the issue isn't breaking per se. They end up getting ripped off the car unless you trim at least 2 full inches from the bottoms. The problem is primarily with speed bumps. Even when going super slow, as the front wheel rolls off the speed bump it's a near-vertical slam of the...
  25. J

    Tesla OEM Mud flaps for refresh S

    Not anything super obvious but I haven't looked closely. Napa didn't have a push pin that is shallow enough to fit, the Tesla one is pretty specific as far as length. I'm about to email them and see what I can figure out regarding a replacement push pin. I went ahead and took the other side off...
  26. J

    Tesla OEM Mud flaps for refresh S

    Update, going super slow over a slightly large speedbump ripped off the drivers side flap. One of the push pins is nowhere to be found
  27. J

    Tesla OEM Mud flaps for refresh S

    Yea I’m just not excusing it as easily. They were extremely poorly designed and clearly not tested. The suspension ui is annoying, it’s not like it’s one button on main screen to raise suspension. It’s weird to me to be “appreciative” over such a poorly designed accessory
  28. J

    Tesla OEM Mud flaps for refresh S

    See attached. This is after cutting 1" off the bottom and about 1000 miles of driving. It's a normal or even smallish speed bump. Either there is a different design flap or there is something different about your S.
  29. J

    Tesla OEM Mud flaps for refresh S

    They must have changed the design
  30. J

    No 80 Amp Charging Anymore?

    It's hard because there is a TON of misinformation about this, including tesla certified installers who claim to do this all the time, who don't understand the difference between short-term and constant load.
  31. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    The instructions are in the thread. Just post in the thread if you want front rears or both. And smooth side in or out. There are tons of pics check the thread history
  32. J

    Rennjack vs Jackpoint Jack Stands

    Yep, leaning towards jackpoint. I noticed it has the older style oval cutout, but I have jackpads so I would probably get the recessed plate and use my own pads. Unfortunately they are out of stock, they posted on facebook about supply/manuf issues. I emailed the info link with no response yet...
  33. J

    Rennjack vs Jackpoint Jack Stands

    https://shop.jackpointjackstands.com/Jackpoint-Jackstands-Pair-Tesla-Compatible-Pad-Matte-Finish-JSTPMF.htm https://safejacks.com/products/the-rennstand-by-safe-jack-single-unit Curious of thoughts on these or other similar options. I've seen the DIY 4x4 setups but I would rather have...
  34. J

    Center Console Lost Credit Card

    You really can't believe it? I mean there is an obvious slot there where something could slide and get lost, I'm not sure if you expected gutters or what, but you should be appreciative that they are goodwilling this. I would be shocked if BMW/MB/etc would agree to disassemble an interior for...
  35. J

    Are there any owners here that did not do the full PPF treatment? (poll)

    I've never PPF'd any of my prior vehicles. However after seeing how thin and soft Tesla paint is, I decided to bite the bullet and have the front and areas behind all wheels done. It wasn't super expensive, and I don't care about resale with paint chips, but I don't want the paint to look like...
  36. J

    Tesla OEM Mud flaps for refresh S

    Right except they literally rip themselves out of the fender liner and rocker panel. Both of which are incredible expensive parts with unknown availability
  37. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    *throws money at M4H4X* Plz notice me!
  38. J

    Tesla OEM Mud flaps for refresh S

    Even on medium height, AND with 1.5” trimmed off, they still scrape on everything and will scrape when cornering hard. It’s nuts that these were released.
  39. J

    OEM Tesla Model S Refresh Flaps

    They are held in with two small plastic friction push pins. One of the pins goes directly into a rocker mount. I would rather use a pair of scissors and cut off the 3" that will wear away vs risk having a rocker ripped off the car.
  40. J

    OEM Tesla Model S Refresh Flaps

    FYI they still scrape over speed bumps after the trimming and scraping. I would guess 2.5-3” needs trimmed from a new set to not scrape
  41. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    I cut that 1" piece off before I left the neighborhood. Went on a couple hour mountain sprint, scraping in every corner wondering if it will rip off the fender liner or rocker, got home, then measured the mud flap height. That mud flap height is effectively the lean angle of the car at full...
  42. J

    OEM Tesla Model S Refresh Flaps

    Pics of the piece I trimmed off before the mountain run, and a pic of the flaps after the mountain run (with tons of scraping) on low suspension setting
  43. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    See attached for OEM Tesla flaps on low suspension setting. Note that the pic on the car, that is after they were very significantly scraped up in the mountains. I also included a measurement of the piece I cut off before the mountain run
  44. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    I made a thread about the OEM flaps so we don't derail M4H4X's post OEM Tesla Model S Refresh Flaps
  45. J

    (21 Plaid) Something is popping when my wheel turns or the car moves at low speeds.

    I actually heard this noise today. It was after raising the suspension to very high for a bit to install the terrible OEM mud flaps. This is VERY common on BMWs when the a-arms/suspension components are tightened while the car is on a body lift, especially with air suspension. For BMW, it is...
  46. J

    OEM Tesla Model S Refresh Flaps

    I'm not sure what I'm going to do yet. Thankfully I'm on the list for M4H4X flaps which based on pics do not have this issue. FYI they were not molded incorrectly or anything, the fit/finish is perfect, this was by design. I suspect many others are going to have this issue and wait to see what...
  47. J

    OEM Tesla Model S Refresh Flaps

    FYI - the oem flaps they just released are HUGE. As-is they scrape over driveway curbs even with suspension on medium. Even after cutting 1" off the bottom, they still scrape during spirited driving if suspension is on low and sport.
  48. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    The buck stops with elon
  49. J

    Model S Refresh Mud/Splash Guards

    Final Tesla OEM flap update. I cut exactly 1” off the bottom of the flaps before going on a spirited drive in the mountains. They STILL scrape badly with suspension on low and sport mode just in hard cornering. This is nuts and There is no way elon tested these before shipping.

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