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Aluminium trim strip behind steering wheel revised?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by lairdb, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. lairdb

    lairdb Member

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    In the current configurator images, I notice that the aluminium strip below the dash wood appears to continue through the steering column area.

    Tesla configurator link:
    https://static-assets.tesla.com/configurator/compositor?&options=$IN3PB,$PBSB,$DV2W&view=STUD_SEAT&model=m3&size=1441&bkba_opt=1&version=0027&version=0027

    Zoom:
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    Zoom and highlight:
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    In our Model 3, the strip curves up as shown, but completely ends and begins again on teh otehr side of the steering column. I.e. there is naked wood in line with the steering column; there is no aluminium in the highlighted area. VIN 147xx.

    Anybody else?
     
  2. Derek Kessler

    Derek Kessler Member

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    I wouldn't draw much from such a small detail in the configurator. More likely to be an oversight of the graphic design team than a change in the car's production.
     
  3. Randy Spencer

    Randy Spencer Member

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    How do I get that in MY car?

    -Randy
     
  4. Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison Active Member

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    Nice catch! They definitely appear to have fixed it. I'm glad too, because that was always bothering me.

    I made a crappy gif from the site:
    IMG_5479.GIF
     
  5. splob

    splob Member

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    Based on this photo posted on the Model 3 Owner’s Club Facebook group, it doesn’t appear to be fixed.
     

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