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Love the white interior, but . . .

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by Padelford, Aug 13, 2017 at 7:54 PM.

  1. Padelford

    Padelford Member

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    There's a problem - the white upholstery on the lower edge of the dashboard creates a white reflection across part of the left rear view mirror:

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    I checked the white surface with a strong magnet and no grip. I'm thinking some sort of double-stick tape and some black felt. Anyone else run into this and come up with a fix? I don't want to do anything permanent.
     
  2. SeaDoc

    SeaDoc Tesla S 75D

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    adjust your mirror slightly, and it will go away...
     
  3. azred

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    The white will surely be gray soon enough and the problem will go away.
     
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  4. Padelford

    Padelford Member

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    The reflection is in the window, not off the mirror. It just happens to be superimposed on the mirror.
     
  5. qadaemon

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    It's right in the way for the way I sit too. The dash binnacle at night is also annoying. I've gotten used to those, but not the diffraction that happens around the outside edge of the mirror itself where that outline/wire is.
     
  6. seclinton

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    try polarized tint perhaps?
     
  7. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    You could get a black version of that part from Tesla.
     
  8. Fresh Start Detail

    Fresh Start Detail Local Vendor - Northwest

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    Interesting but certainly annoying problem.
    I would research interior dyeing professionals in your area to see if they can do a matte black on that portion to reduce the glare but still match the color and feel of the rest of the trim nearby.
    Would love to see your final solution.
     

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