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Completely Blacked Out Model S

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by highedu, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. highedu

    highedu Member

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    I am soon to finalize (12,838) and am thinking about going the completely blacked out look which is: Black paint, Black leather interior, Black tinted windows, Black or grey wheels.

    Has anybody on this thread done something similar and have pictures to share? If not completely blakced out does anybody have pictures of a model s with black paint and black interior with the grey wheels?

    Thanks!
     
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    Thanks Teg!

    I think i will defintelty take it to the next level by going all black including the windows and wheels.
     
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    Here is a mock-up of tinted windows:
    mods1aTinted.jpg
     
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    I totally approve. :cool:
     
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    So does the Bat Man. I'm leaning towards this setup myself.
     
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    Oh yes :)
    I think you could put either black (matte?) wrap on the chrome, or cover it with liquid black plastic (Plastidip). That would be cool. Plastdip can be put on wheels too, I've seen nice examples of this. Not sure if it lasts well though.
     
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    I tinted the windows on my black LEAF...
    tinted.jpg

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    Blackout trim mock-up:
    mods1aTinted2.jpg
     
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    TEG,
    as you may see I stole your photoshoped picture as my avatar. Hope that's OK.
    I liked it so much.
    The Leaf's in Norway comes standard with tinted windows.
     
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    After seeing the prices, it looks as I have to skip dolphin grey and do black or white to Save a few pesos.
    I will most definetively vinyl wrap the chrome black. Guess it will look awesome.


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  12. highedu

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    Stunning!

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    I am going to go full black most likely:
    - Black paint
    - Black Leather
    - Piano Black trim
    - Matte Black Wheels
    - Tinted windows all the way around full black
    - Black wrap on the chrome
     
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    #13 TEG, Dec 21, 2012
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    Front windshield and windows on the front doors are not permitted to be tinted in California.
    (Well on the side windows you can get away with a very light tint.)
    You can do "limo tint" on the back windows if you like, but be aware of the state regulations on front windows in California.

    California Window Tint Law - TintCenter.com
    CHP-Frequently Asked Questions of the Highway Patrol

    Recent tint discussion thread:
    Aftermarket window tinting anyone?
     
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    I know it's not permitted in CA but my current vehicle, M5, has it and I tend to get away with it knock on wood

     
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    Looks like you may be the first have your Model S murdered out.
     
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    I wouldn't trust a picture taken on a beach against a sunset. That's about the most flattering backdrop imaginable, for any color. Find one taken on a street. Also, I'd advise seeing the red piping on the leather in person--some people love it, some not so much.
     
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    Your theme song

     
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    I've heard from more than one person that did the Tesla factory tour a while ago that they have totally blacked out S on the floor there. Everything black.
     
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    Bah. Buncha Elon copy-cats!
    ;)
     
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