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California HOV Sticker Photos.....Show your placement

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by insaneoctane, May 23, 2018.

  1. insaneoctane

    insaneoctane Active Member

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    I'm trying to decide which sticker location looks best (least worst). I'd love it if you would share your choice so I can see which locations I'd be willing to put it on mine. Please upload a few different angles of your car if possible.

    I'm personally NOT going to follow the DMV suggested locations and I'm also (probably) only going to use a single sticker. I'm not sure if that will be the big or small one yet, it depends on how this thread goes.

    Here's Joe's suggestion from OCDetailing. It's not a great photo and doesn't really help "see it" since he's in the way.

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  2. Hakushu

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    don't have my carpool stickers yet but the video of this shows it better
     
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  3. novox77

    novox77 1.21 Gigawatts

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    LOL!
     
  4. jgd108

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    I would put them as low as possible and thinking of getting this since we might have to change out those red decals year end:
    RPM Tesla
     
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    I may go for putting one on the lower back right, and playing dumb about the other locations if needed.

    I want to see if CA, in a miracle, gets smarts and puts them on the license when next year's new program starts.

    I probably will get the RPM Tesla cutouts.
     
  6. dimsumx

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    Still haven't had the time to put up my sides yet but I feel OCD's recommended placement a bit too low, and his recommended rear too far right. I would rather go with something a little higher and line up the edge of the sticker with the outline of the tire like so:

    placement.jpg

    As for front and back, I replied with some pics in the other thread.

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  7. lairdb

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    I saw a Model 3 where the owner had placed the sticker in the quarter window. (Presumably on both sides, though I only saw the right.) No bumper placement, just in the window.
     
  8. Napboy

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    E455A153-558B-4BF1-9BB2-2F68806E4439.jpeg One sticker only.
     
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  9. Glamisduner

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    Stickers that actually make your car faster. Ugly or not, they work!
     
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  10. insaneoctane

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    My thinking may be wrong, but I figure 1 sticker, even low, will suffice. I am trying to find the best corner spot so one sticker works reasonably well for both side and back viewing. Keep the pictures coming!
     
  11. MikeC

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    I've had just the one in the right rear quarter window for over 5 years now. I got pulled over for the first time a couple weeks ago and was let go with a warning. I've probably been passed by other cops in the carpool lane 5-10 times over the years without ever being stopped.

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    where did you get the red emblem and center caps?
     
  14. insaneoctane

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    Just out of curiosity what warning did they give you?
     
  15. MikeC

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    Put the stickers in the right place or next time I’ll get a ticket.
     
  16. insaneoctane

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    Would you please share a side view of your car so we can see how visible the sticker is with your placement?
     
  17. dimsumx

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    Center caps are from the official set from Tesla. I just stuck on red decals that I found off Amazon. The front and back emblems on my car are vinyl wrapped.
     
  18. chowfun

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    Do you mind providing a link?
     
  19. Napboy

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    Sure thing.
     

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