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How to view the inside of the rear wing for repaired damage

Discussion in 'Model S' started by thegruf, Dec 26, 2015.

  1. thegruf

    thegruf Member

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    On cleaning my new 85D for the first time, I notice the paint on one of the rear wings clearly has a different finish to it compared to the reast of the vehicle.
    Given the delays in delivery I am now suspicious.

    How can I get to see the inside of the wing to see if there is mishapen metalwork or whether it is just paintwork please?
     
  2. Quantum`

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    You call it a "wing" on the back too?

    It's not actually a 'wing', properly it's a rear quarterpanel.

    Chances are there are structural components in the way, but you should be able to remove the lining fasteners to have a look.
     
  3. choatie88

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    I think "wing" is UK usage. FWIW McLaren calls the corresponding parts on their cars wings, and the rear wing a spoiler. Confusing I know.
     
  4. Quantum`

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    I know it is. I'm just pointing out that it doesn't make actual sense.
     
  5. thegruf

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    okay okay :)
    the rear quarter panel then

    I need to gain access from the "trunk" and was just asking if anyone had any experience of removing the interior trim and whether this would provide visual access to the inside of the panel?
     

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