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Discussion in 'Tesla Parts for Sale' started by FlyYellow, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. gnelson

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    I like your design and the quality looks quite good. Maybe you could make an optional unit with a hinged cover that is upholstered giving much more covered storage similar to the console in my 2003 Corvette convertible. I also like the CCI but didn't care for the sliding cover. I haven't tried the existing cup holders in a Model S. Maybe they interfere with the driver when they are holding drinks. Maybe your design overcomes the potential interference with using factory cup holders. I applaud your ingenuity.
     
  2. FlyYellow

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    thanks for the kind words. I too wanted a hinged cover and there wasn't an easy way to do it. The fab costs would have added a lot and that would make it considerably higher priced. So needless to say I opted out. I really like how it came out but I'm really looking forward to hearing from others what they think...
     
  3. FlyYellow

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    I spoke to Hugo.

    2 people picked up the consoles in person
    8 have shipped out

    The only ones that haven't shipped are ones that have the cell phone mounts. He ordered the incorrect mount - so I let him know which one I used which was for an iPhone 5 (made by proclipusa). I told him he had to verify what phones people had... So if you have a cell phone mount, please go to Device Holders and Dashboard Vehicle Mounts - ProClip USA and pick your correct mount The one I used was: Apple iPhone 5 Padded Holder with Tilt Swivel for Cable Attachment - ProClip USA

    Hope to get some feedback soon...
     
  4. Alfafoxtrot1

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    I don't want to be unfair to Hugo, but I'm feeling a familiar pain of being an early adopter. Despite being tokd to expect the unit weeks ago (see above) and 30 days having passed since placing my order (4th in line I was told), I really have no idea when I will see something.
     
  5. MATTEmarc

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    Is there grey leather and obeche matte wood
     
  6. rlawson4

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    I received mine today. I am pleased with the construction and quality.
     
  7. AnOutsider

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    post pics?
     
  8. FlyYellow

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    I know quite a few others got their consoles. Would very much appreciate some feedback and pics to share with others...
     
  9. Electric1

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    Fly Yellow:

    i got home tonight and found my console. It is great. Looks like it was born there. I will post some pictures over the weekend.

    Thank you very much for your hard work and for contributing your design expertise.

    Hugo:

    The workmanship is outstanding and your service was excellent. I wish you luck in this and your future endeavors.

    Tesla Community:

    This console is a winner!
     
  10. FlyYellow

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    Electric1 glad you liked it. Hope others enjoy theirs as well.
     
  11. Alfafoxtrot1

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    and yet, I still wait... Hugo's explanation has centered around difficulty getting good mounts. Of course, Boris solved that issue months ago, and for the life of me, I can't understand how this could take more than a day or two. I realize that I could take the console without the phone mount, but Hugo keeps promising, next week, next week. So, I wait...
     
  12. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    At least he responds to you. I haven't heard anything from him in over a month -- May 16th, when I gave him my CC info. No responses to any follow up emails or calls (especially not the last one where I asked him to cancel the order and destroy my card info). Unprofessional.
     
  13. Alfafoxtrot1

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    @An Outsider, sorry to hear of your probs. I don't know if I'm more frustrated that this is still lingering or that Hugo is blowing off such a good opportunity to serve a captive audience. Presumably, pricing on the TM model will be announced soon and that will definitely have an impact too.
     
  14. zero mpg

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    fly- can you share where you sourced the cf and the cup holders? I'm building a crazy one off and like those from your design!
     
  15. FlyYellow

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    Do you have any other tops available yet??
     

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