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Aftermarket CF grill. What do you guys think?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Zenon, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. Zenon

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    Is this aftermarket?
     
  3. DougH

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    Yes it's CF or fake CF but it's to dark to even notice.
     
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    This is real carbon fiber, but I had to transfer to logo from my old grill. And yes, this is aftermarket.
     
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    I like it a lot. It's very subtle, and I think that's a plus.
     
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    As long as it makes you happy. If it were me on the street, and I have a very keen eye for all things Tesla, I would hardly be able to notice. It's very subtle.
     
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    That is exactly what I was going for. I wanted it to look factory but for it to be noticed by Tesla enthusiasts.
     
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    Go for it. All things come full circle. Did this to my car about two years ago along with carbon fiber diffusers front and rear, a-pillers, mirror caps, side strakes, premium center console, etc.

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    You have a small camera below the nose cone is that Mobileye?

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    I got mine wrapped in Milky Way :) IMG952221.jpg
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  12. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    I like the carbon nose wrap a lot. But I LOVE the Milky Way! Really fabulous. I would love to see that in the flesh.
     
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    Looks cool to me..how much did you pay for it?

    What was the reason you changed the nose cone...you did not like original nose cone?

    Just wondering :wink:[/QUOTE]

    I paid $550 for it (real carbon fiber, not wrap) and I changed it because I bought the car used and the previous owner drilled the grill in order to install the front license plate. Florida does not have front license plates.
     
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    I like it
     
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    #16 musicious, Oct 27, 2015
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    Yea it is kind of like those concrete floor sealants that have particles in them; The best thing is I don't really notice bugs on the nose cone anymore :)

    I also tried wrapping the interior with milkyway but since i had got the matte wood instead of a glossy finish like piano black the grain showed through and it looked bad.

    Another one that might work is black brushed metal, here are some pics of a full Tesla wrap of it, I don't like black on black but the texture would be nice to compare to milky way and carbon fiber to use on the nose cone.
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    I thought about blue too tho it would clash with my car wrap
     

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    Awesommeeeeeeeeeeee:love:
     

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