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Lighted carbon fiber door sills

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by artsci, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. artsci

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    I bought a set of front door lighted sills (made of aluminum) and had them skinned with carbon fiber. They light when the doors are opened. Model S on driver's side, TESLA on the passenger. PM me if you want to know where to obtain the sills. The carbon fiber work was done by Carbon Fiber Element in New Jersey -- they've done all of my other carbon fiber projects. The photos of the lighted sills at night fall far short of doing them justice. I shot the photos in the rain and could not put the camera on a tripod, so I shot with flash, which dims the brightness.

    Unlighted driver's side

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    Lighted

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    Unlighted passenger side

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    Lighted

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    Also put a lighted Model S piece in the frunk.

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  2. nkohlimd

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    Looks awesome, Rick!

     
  3. Runs Kwh

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    How much did they cost? (both the aluminum and the carbon fibre)?
     
  4. artsci

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    The sills were a little over $200 and having them skinned with carbon fiber was another $200.
     

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