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First rear lighted T on Model X

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  1. artsci

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    Fitted the first rear lighted T on a Model X today. It functions the same as the rear lighted T on the Model S. Lights red when the running, parking, and head lights are on and brightens when the brakes are applied. They'll be available from Evannex in about two weeks.

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  2. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    WOW. That really pops against the white X. Amazing. Nice work artsci. Very nice.
     
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    At the same time Rick installed the rear "T" on the model "X"we did a video of the installation for the front "T" for the model "X".
    As soon as I get a copy of the video I'll post it. The front "T" will be available in Chrome, Black Chrome or any of Tesla's colors.
    The first four will arrive next week with production delivery at the end of the month.
     
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  4. MXWing

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    Does this void the vehicle warranty?

    I would love this but want to assess the risk. :)

    Thanks
     
  5. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    No. Some of us have done this to our S's and done the lighted rear applique that you also see in those pictures. We've showed them off to the Tesla folks both at the stores and service centers. No issue with warranty. They've always been surprised and impressed.
     
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  6. Ruffles

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    Looks very cool.
     
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    Yeeehaw!!!

    just when i thought my list of mods was done...it guess i will have to make this change :D

    i've already made my "T's" carbon fiber with a wrap, does this replace the entire "T" or is it something i can put underneath my existing "T's"?

    Thanks!
     
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    What's the power source?
     
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    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    Following the instructions will help you tap into a safe and appropriate existing X power source.
    Example, on the S, we tap into the liftgate control module power source.
     
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    It just depends on the model as to where you take the power from. If you have the rear appliqué for the model "S" or "X" you tap into the running lights feed and brake feed to power the "T".

    Instructions and videos are now out there for you to take a look at.
     
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    Excellent mod! Is there an option for other color LEDs?
     
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    Currently the only colors are white in front and red for rear. I am working on a tie in with the controller for the rear appliqué that would allow you to change the color of the front "T" but only when the car is parked.
     
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  13. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    Isn't there an issue with using a blue-bluish color because it belongs to the law enforcement community? So wouldn't blue be off limits, even parked?
     
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    You're right. There are both legal and biological problems with blue lighting. That said, blue would have been my first choice. A white rear logo would make me happy too, so I'll be patient and wait for the next round!
     
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    And how do I get one?

    I really like it.

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    I love how mine looked on the Model S. I would be interested in this as well.
     
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    Does someone have the link for the front lighted T instructions? I dont see them on the EVANNEX website...
     
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    I have a video of an install for the "X" that is still in it's raw form. One it has been edited we will make it available. It may take someone 20 minute to install the front lighted "T".
     
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    i am curious the power source... I am considering running strip lighting to back illuminate that entire cavity behind the T. . .
     
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    After opening the back and exposing the wire harness you can generally find a constant on power supply. You do know that we currently have the lighted "T" front and rear for the model "S" and the lighted front "T" for he model "X".
     

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