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Model X Chrome black out/Wrap

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by MichealW, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. MichealW

    MichealW Member

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    I wanted to try blacking out some of the chrome to see what it looks like. I am happy with it. Just thought I would post in case anyone is curious or thinking of doing it themselves. This greatly elevates any issues with finger prints on the door handles which is a huge plus when you have a four year old who likes to open the doors himself.
     

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    #2 omega731, Apr 15, 2016
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    This looks great.
    Now I'm going to have to add that to the list of things to get done.
     
  3. Refie

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    Nice! For me no Black Car, last 12 years I had black cars.
     
  4. omega731

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    Awe, come on Refie, don't quit now. :)
    I know what you mean. We predominantly buy white cars, our last 3 were pearl. Our X is going to be Midnight Silver, so yeah, I get it.
     
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    @MichaelW Approximately how much did it cost? Did you do it yourself, or take it somewhere?
     
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    When taking the picture, did you have your air suspension setting on standard or low?

    Curious as it looks beautiful as it is and how many settings lower it can go.
     
  7. MichealW

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    I received a quote for a couple thousand then I went by another place and met a guy who loved my car and has been wrapping and tinting cars for 15 years... He also did work for Tesla early on for the Model X. His quote was $350 for all the chrome on the car. The guy loves what he does and he did an amazing job! I am very picky so yeah... I am a happy camper.
     
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    Suspension was set to high for that picture.
     
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    That look reaaly nice :) Things adding up here too :)
     
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    nice. my installer's been having trouble working around the chrome under the mirrors because every time the mirror retracts, it rips the vinyl. he should give my installer some tips. i'm going back again next week to get it fixed :(
     

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  12. MichealW

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    You can't really do that part under the mirrors or it will rip the vinyl like you said. My guy just left that area chrome. It still looks really good.
     
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    Exactly what I told my guy to do. So now when the mirrors are folded, there's a small piece of chrome showing, but otherwise, it looks pretty sweet.
     
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    Lets see a pic of the car!
     
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    Which shop did you go to? I've been considering doing something similar (same color car!! ....though yet to be officially built). I wanted to see if there was a black chrome option, not sure if that would be a light colored tint overlay on the chrome parts or if the was some other vinyl tricks that would work??

    Thanks, these are all looking great!
     
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    Chrome wrapped with matte black and a few Tesla red accents.
    BA image.jpeg image.jpeg
     
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    That looks great!

    Love the license plate too! ;)
     
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    thankfully we live in different states. my ks tag is "121gwts". i like how you think!
     
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    Micheal: Would you mind sharing the contact information for your guy? I am in LA as well.
     

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