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Model X parts suppliers

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by TEG, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    That is awesome.

    Active Grille Shutter System?? That is really cool to have. It improves aerodynamics on the fly.
     
  3. MikeL

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    That's super cool TEG
    we'll need a poster for the museum.

    & those are the wheels I've alway really liked, but will
    probably never see.
     
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    Not surprising that no part suppliers are listed for anything related to the Falcon wings opening.
     
  5. trils0n

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    Probably similar to the ones the Model S has near the fog lights. Only time I've seen those vents open is when supercharging, but supposedly they will open when driving if extra cooling is needed, otherwise they stay shut for better aero.
     
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    No side mirrors visible on that car.
    Wouldn't it be loverly?
    ~Larry
     
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    And it actually depicts the cameras instead...
     
  8. AnOutsider

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    Looks like whoever made this just grabbed an old image of the X (possibly the one on tm.com/modelx)
     
  9. brucet999

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    I wonder who is supplying parts to the 2015 Model X? :)
     
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    #10 Vitold, Sep 24, 2015
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    Three things standout for me:

    1. Grille shutter (mentioned above)
    2. Electric Motor Bearings are NOT made by SKF!
    3. Transmission Oil Cooler - does Model S have one?
     
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    Here was the graphic from the 2013 Model S:


    Suppliers to the 2013 Model S.png
     
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    I was pretty sure that power steering is Bosh also - so perhaps this breakdown is very old. Looks like Magna has picked up more business and t's interesting that Gentex is not providing mirrors since there was a mule photo that some traced to Gentex garage.
     
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    Which breakdown? The Model S? Yes, it's old - it's from 2013. Tesla switched to a new steering system in Autopilot equipped cars last year.

    With an average of 20 component and design changes a week, 2013 is an eternity ago in Tesla time.
     
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    No more Brembo brakes.
     
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    I don't see mention of brake calipers at all on the Model X one, so could just be they just didn't have room or didn't get confirmation in time to make the print.
     
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    Exactly. Just brake pads listed.
     
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    Extra powerful regen? :)
     
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    That's because the motor bearing are ceramic so they last a million miles with high stray flux present
     
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    That jumped out at me, too--possibly additional fuel for the idea that the glass roof is electrochromic? Wasn't that another possibility related to Gentex?
     

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