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Discussion in 'Model 3' started by DougR25, May 15, 2018.

  1. DougR25

    DougR25 Member

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    I know it's silly but, is anyone else a little apprehensive about driving their Model 3 to the gym? I'm a little nervous about hopping into the car after a workout. How will those fancy leather seats hold up to sweaty workout clothes?
     
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    Have you heard about towels? They work well when put between the human body and the car seat :p
     
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  3. ecarfan

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    The seat material is little different from typical quality car seats offered by most manufacturers. Don’t worry about it. Modern seat materials are extremely durable and are sealed against stains and dirt. Even the white seats Tesla offers in the S/X (and soon the 3) are almost impossible to stain. People have poured red wine and ketchup on them and it just wipes off without leaving a trace. Don’t worry about your gym clothes.
     
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    These type of posts kind of reminds me of going to grandma's house (not meant to offend poster at all). I say just take simple precautions but don't get overly concerned about it or you'll end up not enjoying the car...

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    They aint leather...they are some sort of plastic/vinyl material. Some say "vegan"...but what is that exactly? I'm thinking some crude oil was used to create those seats.
     
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    I use these :)

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    But seriously, according to the Owner's Manual, the seats are polyurethane. The seats are very durable and can easily be cleaned with water and mild soap. In essence, the seats are the same material as the covers of Pro-V1 golf balls so avoid hitting your wedge thin and you will be ok.
     
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  9. DougR25

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    Funny. No offense at all. The reason for the post was because, since I configured on 3/28, I've been watching videos and reading articles about performance and features and things like that, but, nobody is really talking about the day to day driving. During my commute I have a lot of time to think and that's something that popped into my head. How will the seats hold up? What are the alternatives to Tesla's double sided tape license plate mount? I guess I'll have all my questions answered on Sunday when I pick up the car.
     
  10. Pkmmte

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    I've been taking my Model 3 to the gym every weekday since I received it and the seats are holding up nicely so far.
     
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    I don't own the M3 yet, but I believe it will definitely work better than my cloth seat in my Honda
     
  12. Trips

    Trips "Boring bonehead questions are not cool. Next?"

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    If you are working out in a new pair of jeans you should stay away from the white seats.

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    But do you notice your Model 3 is getting any bulkier after it spends that much time at the gym each week??
     
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    One of my friends has the Model X with white interior, and he said that his blue jeans are constantly rubbing off on the white seats. I think it cleans off for him, but perhaps with lots of sun, it could bake on.
     
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    Damn, you must have known my aunts!
     
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  16. S'toon

    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    Do you know where your towel is?

    Oh, my grandmother did that.
     
  17. pandam3

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    I take my TM3 to the gym so I can get free charging for it:)

    1 hour on the treadmill is 24 miles on the free level 2 charger haha.
     
  18. Pkmmte

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    What gym is that? Sounds awesome! It's basically motivation to go to the gym everyday!
     
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    ...my concern going to the gym are the crazy drivers and haters messing with my 3..
     
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    After a while, it becomes the much anticipated Performance version. :)
     
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