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Carpet Art from Service Center

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by mknox, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. mknox

    mknox Well-Known Member

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    So I had my car in for service yesterday and as usual, the Tesla Service Center cleaned the car inside and out. I found this little surprise in the trunk. They vacuumed the Tesla logo into the carpet! Made me think of that latte art you see at some coffee houses.
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  2. EdA

    EdA Model S P-2540

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    Sweet!
     
  3. ZBB

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    Scottsdale service is doing that now too... Nice touch (although Scottsdale only did one logo...)
     
  4. pete8314

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    Nice attention to detail. Reminds me of visiting various upscale hotels to see what new way they've invented to fold the toilet paper over, or 'dress' the ashtrays by the elevators.
     
  5. Majerus

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    Saint Louis service center is doing this as well, adds a nice touch..
     
  6. Newscutter

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    Those are so precise.... must be using a template!

    Hmm.... woodworking project for the weekend??
     
  7. Vip

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    It is a template. You can see the square area around the logo.
    Very cool though.
     
  8. Mr X

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    Needs to be permanently imprinted, thats awesome.
     
  9. trigga71

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    Definitely a templet but adds a nice touch that they take the time. Is the handle over the storage compartment custom?
     
  10. ElSupreme

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    No that is an early version of the footwell cover. It is made of much less stiff material than the new hard plastic ones, even though the handle is a little bit easier to use.
     
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    Selfishly, I'm glad they switched, then. That early handle wouldn't be accessible with the trunk liner in place, where the current one is.
     
  12. djp

    djp Roadster 2.0 VIN939

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    Yes, it's a template. Here's a shot of Tesla Service hard at work behind the scenes.

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  13. mknox

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    Yep, it's the original flimsy cover. I keep forgetting to ask if they'll provide me with a newer one, but it's pretty low on my list of "must haves". They did provide me with a set of the new and improved cabin floor mats, but I'd already bought myself a set of Lloyd's mats.
     
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    #14 dsm363, Jul 31, 2014
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    Carpet Art

    They gave me the new plastic reinforced one when I asked. Much better.
     
  15. markb1

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    Good to know. I'm going to have to ask for that, too.
     
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    I must say I'm pretty jealous of the people on here gushing about the great service. It was part of the reason I bought the car (and the service plan). I guess I haven't noticed anything special...have found the service at Toyota and Lexus to be just as good if not better. I find little things like cleaning the car and vacuuming to be those little touches that go a long way. Was surprised that the local Lexus and Toyota dealership will do that but Tesla doesn't. They came and picked up my car which was awesome and much more appreciated than a vacuum, but left some oil/grease/crusty stuff all over my new tires and got some glue of the window I had to remove with a razor blade. I hate to nitpick but I doubled to tripled my car budget to get a Tesla, I guess I'm looking for added value anywhere I can get it, even if it's just a really cool vacuum job ;)
     
  17. AnOutsider

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    Very cool. Little things like this keep them on par with the lexus's and such of the automotive world.
     
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    Tesla is very serious about their service departments. If you were not happy you should let the service center or Tesla Ownership know about it. Not to complain, but just so your local service center can improve and keep up with the great service we are hearing about throughout the US. (Not just vacuuming, but Tesla going above and beyond for customers).
     
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    Ha! They did that in my car today too! I took a photo but it's so dim I didn't upload it. But yeah exact same thing in the far back carpet.
     
  20. kvietor

    kvietor Model S S280 VIN 168

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    No, it's ok to complain. Customer satisfaction is Tesla's number one concern. Tesla is striving for consistency in all stores and service centers. They would appreciate any comments to help them improve. If you don't get a satisfactory answer locally, than go higher up.
     

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