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Common Accessories/Aftermarket Changes

Discussion in 'Model S' started by fieldalias, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. fieldalias

    fieldalias Member

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    I didn't see anyone with a comprehensive list of common aftermarket or tesla accessories added to cars.

    I have a 90D schedule for late August and was wondering what was common to add-on.

    Hit List:

    Floor/Trunk Mats
    Center Console
    Lighting (T front and Back)
    Car Cover (keeping it outdoors for now in Socal)

    Anything else people have had success with.

    Thanks for the help!

    FA
     
  2. cryptyk

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    Some of these are obvious, but for completeness:
    Wheels
    Chrome delete
    Frunk and Trunk organizers
    Aftermarket stereo
    - NVX Sub
    Clear bra
    Tint
    Caliper wrap/paint (unless you ordered a P85D)
    Spotify and Tunein accounts
    Pano roof shades
    Chademo + J1772 + other power adapters
    LED lighting kit for frunk, trunk and footwells
    Key fob case
    Lowering links
     
  3. SW2Fiddler

    SW2Fiddler Bannd Member

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    20A adapter
    Tire pump kit
    2nd onboard charger
    (yeah I know I'm boring)
     
  4. lucy

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    Y'all pony up for all this stuff?
    no hula girls or fuzzy dice?
    These cars might be too classy for me...
     
  5. alexrov

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    #5 alexrov, Jul 22, 2015
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    My 85D is still pending delivery (hopefully this week!), but these are the accessories I've pre-ordered and made appointments to install:

    * XPEL wrap on the front side only
    * Blackvue Dashcam (front and rear)
    * Key fob pocket from Abstract Ocean
    * Tire repair kit
    * Magnetic phone holder

    Still fussing over which center console to get... The EVannex one has nicer cupholders and a better compartment door, but the Tesla one has more storage space and looks more natural... :frown:
     
  6. smilepak

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    Chademo charger a must, it's the best alternative to super charger.
     
  7. gocken2

    gocken2 Model S: P6931

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    Don't forget the 32 or 64 gig mini USB drive.
     
  8. fieldalias

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    Hey Cryptk,

    Can you help with some of the brands you chose?
    Does Tesla still provide the paint wraps for cars? Or do most people choose a third party?

    - - - Updated - - -

    gocken2, whats the drive for?
     
  9. pete8314

    pete8314 Vendor

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    This was discussed at length (of course, this is TMC after all!) fairly recently on this thread:

    Must have accessories?
     
  10. Blu Zap

    Blu Zap Grinning member

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    If you want a center console that matches your trim, go with Evannex. I am very happy with the one I got from them. I got the car cover from Tesla. Expensive at $400, but high quality and has the front and front wheel vents for the compressor cooling while charging. Don't forget the rear seat coat hooks from Evannex also. ($8) The Weathertech floor mats through Tesla look and work great. Frunk, Trunk and interior.
     
  11. fieldalias

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    Thanks Pete, read through the list - seems it included everything but alternative front license plate holders. Finally found some things for my christmas list :biggrin:
     
  12. smilepak

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    I got this for console 928e5f280df023630e3f8e43d7b7e69d.jpg
     
  13. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    I had all these grand plans of things I would buy when I got the car, then I realized I don't need most of them.

    Tints <--- heat reduction
    Rear Sunshade <-- debatable, as my kids don't go in the trunk if it's above 80F anyways...

    And that's it...

    I plan on getting an aftermarket audio upgrade once my kids no longer use the trunk seats.
     
  14. fieldalias

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    I got the pano roof on the 90D, so I am a little concerned about the kids in the back row getting too much sun. Anyone have experience with this?
     
  15. BoldSharpe

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    Totally agree with Max*. Get the car and see what you need from there.

    General thoughts on some accessories.

    Tints - They look great and aren't expensive.
    Xpel - In hindsight, I wouldn't do this again. It's very pricey and likely unnecessary** but I got spooked by people's comments on the forums about the softness of the paint. **My opinion, of course
    Rubber Floor mats - Since you're in LA, I don't think you'll need the rubber floor mats. I went with them because I live in Wisconsin (where there's rain, snow, mud, etc.) but they show dirt very easily.
    Center console - I still don't think there's a good solution on the market as they're all quite bulky (and, again, not cheap) so I'd see how you like it without one first.
    Key fob holder - I received free leather ones at delivery
    CHAdeMO - Need is purely dependent on the SuperCharger network in your travel areas

    Just my 2 cents... Enjoy!
     
  16. kuttakamina

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    Agree about XPel being very expensive and unecessary, again just my opinion.
    I also put this up if you are interested. XPel, Opticoat etc. alternative for cheapos
    I also got this Amazon.com: Transcend JetFlash 710 64 GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive (TS64GJF710S): Computers Accessories for Media.
    I got center console.
    I got that Amazon.com: Rola 59001 M.O.V.E. Rigid-Base Trunk Organizer: Automotive for the space in the trunk, it is GREAT for carrying groceries, and fits Model S perfectly.
    I got all weather floor mats from Tesla.
    I got the free leather keyfob holders at delivery, although I am not sure if I like them too much.
    I am considering getting this Amazon.com: Jcsportline Trunk Boot Spoiler Carbon Fiber Lip Wing for Tesla Model S Black2012-2014: Automotive
    I am considering adding carbon fiber stickers on the piano black, but not sure yet.
     
  17. lomli

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    Ohhh - I like that smilepak! Where did you get that?
     
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    I recommend getting the pano shade. It's totally needed with pano roof
     
  20. yo mama

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    I opted for the front and rear consoles, plus car cover. A little spendy but the kids need cup holders in the back and I want a docking station up front. Will explore window tinting after delivery and keep an open mind on the mats for floor/trunk/frunk but appreciate everyone's observations.
     

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