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Model 3 RC Trunk opening Picture

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by dndcruz, Jul 20, 2017.

  1. dndcruz

    dndcruz Member

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  2. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Seems kinda odd doesn't it? Lifts like a hatch, but still sedan sized opening.
     
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  3. nd4spd569

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    Ya interesting they just didn't have a hinge location down lower closer to the opening like most cars.
     
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    On the plus side, probably means you won't fit a bunch of stuff in the trunk, then try to close it only to find out your trunk hinge mechanism is running into all those suitcases you barely squeezed in (oops, looks like they don't fit after all!). If all the mechanism is on the sides outside of the trunk volume itself, then if it fits it fits.
     
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  5. garsh

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    Easy access. The lid is out of your way.
    We've known about this design for a while though.
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  6. JeffK

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    You can practically fit a spaceship in there.
     
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  7. 0ptions

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    I love it that the hinges are on the outside. My 2013 Chevy Cruze has hinges that move down into the storage space that have caused me to readjust my cargo more than a handful of times while constantly checking clearance (slowly closing the lid to see if the hinge will hit). Gone will be the days of gas stations and trunk hinges. I can't wait!!!!!
     
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  8. BluestarE3

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    Yes, knowing Elon, he probably insisted on a TARDIS trunk.
     
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