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anyone with a white car and black stripe up the hood and down the back?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by gnychis, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. gnychis

    gnychis Member

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    Just wondering if anyone out there with a white Model S has tried out a black stripe over the hood and down the rear. Something like this, but hopefully it looks better (not as thick, and only one stripe):

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  2. romp

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    I actually saw one white P85 with two stripes just like on the pic above, in downtown Bellevue, WA about a week ago. I'm torn between "looks ok" and "the car is too big for it".
     
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    AmpedRealtor Active Member

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    Why would someone do this to their vehicle?
     
  4. MoeMistry

    MoeMistry Local Vendor - SoCal

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    To each his own...not my cup of tea
     
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    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    Uh no. That is god awful looking and disrespectful to the design of the Model S. If the Model S could, it would electrocute anyone who tried to paint this on it.
     
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    ah..........the Dodge Neon Club called and said your stripes arrived

    the stripes might be good to audition for "Fast And Furious 47" though


    yobig, please pass me the Costco gallon jug of Pepto-Bismol
     
  7. gnychis

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    I guess I'll see myself out of this thread..... love my white, but I love a black/white contrast. Trying to figure out how to add some non-white to this car.
     
  8. trils0n

    trils0n 2013 P85

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    Tesla had a white car at Monterey Car Week that had a black (or maybe it was a charcoal grey) logo and lines down the sides. Looked good. Fit with the car. Think I saw the photos on Tesla's facebook page.
     
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    #9 linkster, Sep 17, 2014
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    Love the white too!

    Might you consider a carbon or black rear spoiler and gray or black wheels to add some contrast ?

    Possibly black out the chrome front side air intake grills?

    I limo tinted the back trunk widow along with a Tesla sunshield so it is now almost black.

    Painted calipers ?
     
  10. AndreyATC

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    Hey
    You didn't know these stripes add at least 20hp?
    :biggrin:
     
  11. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    I think the Model S is too elegant for this treatment. Belongs, and looks great, on a 'Stang or 'Vette. But if you like it, that really is all that counts, so go for it. We only live once and deserve the best.
     
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    hahahahahaha

     
  13. gnychis

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    Thanks for the pointer! I think I found it:

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    I actually like this black one better:
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    This guy went hard on adding a few black accents:
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    I actually like this decal a lot, which belongs to user kseitzberg

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    Stripes like that can look wicked on a Ferrari, Viper or other performance car. Look out of place on a BMW. IMHO.
     
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    Did you, by chance, get a look under the front to spy any driven half-shafts?

    Here is a pic of Leilani's silver P85+
     

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    There used to be standards for colors, maybe not anymore. Official USA was white with blue stripes.
    What country does white with black stripes represent?
     

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