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HOV Sticker Magnetic

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by ChargedUp, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. ChargedUp

    ChargedUp Member

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    For those of you who have already removed their rear bumpers; do you think it's possible to add a piece of metal or magnetic sheet inside behind where the rear HOV sticker would go so that if I put magnetic material on the back of the HOV sticker it would stay magnetically stuck on the bumper?
     
  2. haid

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    Why not try to use something like 3M command strips? These beasties have pretty good hold, but are not permanent.
     
  3. astrotoy

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    Would that be easy to steal?
     
  4. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    One'd have to remember to take them off and store them inside the car after driving.

    Fine idea actually.
     
  5. strider

    strider Active Member

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    I haven't heard about anyone stealing white stickers since they are unlimited. The yellow ones were stolen by hybrid drivers that missed out on the limited number of yellow ones. I stuck the hov stickers to paint armor film and then stuck that to the car. Will come off clean when they expire.
     
  6. Jello

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    I have a black Model S, so I just purchased two of these these little guys on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/170885158023?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649
    and put my three stickers on those (two of these backs is enough for all three carpool stickers) and cut around the edges, so there is no clear border. I got my car washed, then put them on my bumper. They're on there very well, but very easily removable and easy to reposition many times.
     
  7. ChargedUp

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    Thanks so much for letting me know. I will definitely buy this.
     
  8. clmazin

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    Ditto. Just made the purchase. Thanks, Jello.
     
  9. MikeK

    MikeK R#129, TSLA shareholder

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    You guys should keep in mind that these stickers are really valuable to some people. There's a risk of theft. I guess as long as they're done so that you can't tell they're on a removable vinyl substrate, you're probably okay, though.
     
  10. DrComputer

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    Just go down to your local clear bra installation shop and ask for a scrap piece of clearshield and us it as the base for you sticker. That's what I did and it works great.
     
  11. Red40

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    Thanks for the tip!
     

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