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clear carbon fiber exterior accents

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by Palpatine, May 28, 2009.

  1. Palpatine

    Palpatine Banned

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    Is that fusion red with carbon fiber accents? For some reason that just doesn't work for me. I like it on Sig 100 with lime green. But not on fusion red.

    Just my opinion.
     
  2. Lancelac

    Lancelac 2010 Roadster Sport #690

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    My opinion is more favorable, although I thought the exterior CF package had the side mirrors in CF also. Between seeing this car and the neon green one it's obvious that is not the case.
     
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    I thought so too, maybe the parts weren't available at the time of manufacture.

    The clear CF parts on VIN100 and 502 were:
    hood louvers
    rear spoiler
    front air splitter
    rear diffuser
    side air intakes
     
  7. Palpatine

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    Doug, if you were that close, surely you also got interior photos of the Lime Green VIN 100. What is the full interior look like? What is the story behind this car and what will it be used for? Was it produced back during the Sig 100 series, then put on hold partially built until the carbon fiber parts were ready?
     
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    I did get a bunch more photos of VIN100. I'll try to get around to posting them. The interior is the standard 2008MY interior with black leather. It wasn't built with the rest of the Sig100 series or at least it was finished only recently. I don't know if that means they started it and put it on hold. Seems more likely they just reserved the VIN and assigned it to this car.

    When it saw it, it didn't have the little badge near the rear wheel well, nor the CF frame for the Signature plaque between the seats (that the Founders' cars also have). I didn't think to check the sill plates, but (from a bit that's visible in a photo) they appear to be the standard ones.
     
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    Exterior Exposed Carbon Fibre

    Supercar saturday June 2011 (11).JPG Supercar saturday June 2011 (1).JPG Supercar saturday June 2011 (4).JPG Supercar saturday June 2011 (3).JPG Supercar saturday June 2011 (6).JPG Here are the pix I promised a while back. All of the exterior exposed carbon fiber pieces were reproduced by CarbonOne Ind. The weave matches the OEM Tesla parts exactly. The entire hood is exposed carbon fiber, not just the top 3 louvers Ala OEM. The CF Tail light bezels are TMK the only ones in existence. The interior CF pieces are Tesla OEM except for the door sills and door handles which are from CarbonOne and everything matches. The pictures were snapped at SuperCar Saturdays at "The Arboretum" in South Barrington, IL. pencil.png
     
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    More Pix. Sorry about Elise photo. I just had to share a picture of a Lotus Elise with handicap plates.
     

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    LOVE IT!
    Are these, by any chance, prototypes of what Tesla will put on the "last 5" US roadsters?
     
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    Carbon One, could you please PM me about a CF project?

    thnx!
     
  13. bonnie

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    Will email you John's contact info.
     
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    CarbonOne - please deliver my door sills soon so I can order air inlets and taillight covers! :smile:
     
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    Thanks B!
     
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    Thanks for uploading those wonderful pictures Sam! Shortly I'll be sending out emails to those who are waiting for replies as well as current customers who are waiting for parts and updates. Right now I'm clear coating some parts so that way we can ship them off this new week. I look forward to contacting all of you and hearing back from you. Again, I'll be emailing everybody shortly and everybody should have an email in their inbox by the end of the night.

    Thanks again, enjoy the rest of your Sundays!

    John
     
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    hi, how can I get hood like this one? And other carbon fibre parts as shown on the picture? What are the prices?
     
  18. dsm363

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    I would suggest getting them from Tesla if you can. You know they'll deliver and the parts will look good. You'll probably pay more though.
    Exterior Upgrades Tesla Motors
     
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    CF parts from Tesla cost me more than if I'd bought them elsewhere, but they did a perfect job and went out of their way to replace one piece that had a chip in it. Given the problems some have had with after-market CF vendors, I am happy I used Tesla and happy to recommend them.
     

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