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M3 Roof Rack Back in Stock!

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Jaywlker, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. sroh

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    I received and installed yesterday. I don't have a torque wrench. I hand tightened the nut and then used the allen wrench to tighten just one extra turn. I also heard some creaking and stopped right there. I'm sure it's nowhere close to 8 nm of torque. But the bars are completely solid. The lock locks up the nut from turning, so there is no way it's going to loosen. I also checked the glass. The metal clip does not come into contact with the glass. My guess is the metal tab that the clip slides under was making the creaking sounds.
     
  2. novox77

    novox77 1.21 Gigawatts

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    for those who have ordered and received the rack, how long was the wait?
     
  3. mobilesuit818

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    Yakima Evo 6 FTW. Technically you can fit 6x boards across...
     
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  4. mobilesuit818

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    Also worth mentioning that you can flip the plastic wedge tool around and use it to lift up the metal tab so you have more threads to screw the bolt on...

    Make sure that all bolts on somewhat on before you tighten all then down and be sure to tighten one a tad and then walk around and tighten little by little.
     
  5. BAven8068

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    I placed my order 02/05 when they first went back into stock and received it today 02/12.
     
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  6. Lifeinabox

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    Ordered 2/5 and received 2/11.
     
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  7. des16

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    Is there any difference between the Tesla and Yakima roof rack, and is one preferably to the other? I have a large discount from Yakima, and if they are the same, I would prefer to purchase from them.
     
  8. TomHudson

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    My guess is the Tesla one is the only one that will have the proper attachment hardware, unless Yakima is offering one specifically for the Model 3.
     
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  9. TomHudson

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    I ordered on the 5th and it would have been here on the 11th but we had a snowstorm and FedEx pushed back the delivery a day.
     
  10. novox77

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    hmm I ordered on the 9th and have yet to receive shipping confirmation...
     
  11. ModelNforNerd

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    I ordered on the 6th...still no Shipping confirmation. In the past, I've had things from Tesla just show up at my house with no shipping confirmation, so who knows....
     
  12. derekmw

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    I ordered the 6th, got email that it shipped on the next day (7th) and then received it on the 11th.
     
  13. outdoors

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    #53 outdoors, Feb 13, 2019 at 8:19 AM
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    Not looking like the roof rack I ordered, but a trunk mat for a Model 3. :confused:

    Edit: No didn't order mat. Already have one. Sent them an email. Logistics not strong suit for the store it seems.

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  14. derekmw

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    Oh no! So you didn't order a trunk mat? If they let you keep that, I can take it off your hands. :p
     
  15. Lifeinabox

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    Tie it to your roof and instarack!
     
  16. silentcorp

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    Just got mine in the mail today, holy cow are these bars heavy! Wasn't expecting that, but I've never had a roof-rack before. Have an appointment tomorrow at the SC to get the thing installed, can't friggin wait!!!
     
  17. eokie

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    How much did they charge for the installation?
     
  18. silentcorp

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    I will report back in a few hours after I find out! I'm also going in for a few other things so I wonder if it'll be detailed as to how much I'm paying for each thing. We will see!
     
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  19. Lifeinabox

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    I don't know if I trust Tesla service or myself more with the install...
     
  20. HughManatee

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    For anyone still waiting like i am, I ordered mine on the 7th, waited a week, emailed the orders department, and today received the following response:

    "Thank you for contacting Tesla. I apologize for the delay in response. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the M3 Rood Rack when this item released and re-released it caused a backlog of orders because our system is not running in real time.
    We do anticipate the remaining orders to ship within the next 2-3 weeks. We apologize for the inconvenience. "
     
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