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NEW CARPET **** Has Anyone Considered or Replaced their Model S Carpet???

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Honolulu MS, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Honolulu MS

    Honolulu MS Hawaii Member

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    I am exploring the possibility of changing out the black floor covering for something either lighter in color or to match the interior trim. The question is how difficult is it to make the change? I understand that the seats and console would have to be removed, but after that because the floor is relatively flat, I am assuming it is a matter of refitting it under the trims and second seat. The existing carpet would serve as a template. I know that it is never as easy as it first appears -- so I thought I would see who might have some first hand knowledge. Thank you for any insight or advice.
     
  2. Gwgan

    Gwgan Almost a wagon

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    Do they hold on to dog hair?
     
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    MoeMistry Local Vendor - SoCal

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    Floor Mat makes a good Seat Cover for Dog on Passenger Seat (to mix these messages a bit).

    Ranger installed new, improved floor mats and let me keep the old ones. So I poked one into the passenger seat and it has stayed in place since then. Serves as an excellent seat cover/protector for my 45 pound navigator. Seat bottom is tilted back so she won't get tossed to the floor in case of a panic stop. I try to remember to lean driver's seat forward when I leave her in car. Rear seats always down.


    Replacing whole carpet - Your Service Manager might have a list of caveats from TM. Someone must have had to do this already for whatever reason (hazmat spill?). Best to check first. Big job!
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  5. Tapper

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    Sounds like replacing the carpets is a fairly large project, but doable. Any reason you don't want to just use new floor mats?

    I got some gray mats from Lloyds which work well. Whichever way you go, I really like having lighter carpets as it makes the car more enviting, and I can find things easier that drop on the carpets. If you have the lighting package, you can actually see the floors at night, whereas the black carpets make these lights almost invisible. Let us know how it works out.
     
  6. Panacea

    Panacea TSLA Shareholder/Believer

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    I have the tan interior so I got the black Cocomats with tan dots for the front and back and I love them. They are heavy and stay in place. They also improve the color coordination feel IMHO.

    I don't have a dog so I can't speak to the dog hair issue.
     
  7. Chris Naps

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    Weather Tech floor's for winter time= ]
     
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    Kevin thanks for the link to your photos. Glad to see that Cocomats already has a pattern for the Model S! They look great. So yours are the black with gray dots? I have the grey interior and that color combo might be just what I need.
     
  10. Shumdit

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    Replacing the full carpet for the interior (not just the mats) could be really difficult. I have not looked in detail at my car, but most modern cars use a molded carpet that has all of the turns up to the sills, etc made into them and duplicating this in the aftermarket or getting a flat carpet to fit will long these areas will likely be hard to do without it looking like an amateur job
     

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    Yes.. Black with Grey dots. Drew at Coco mats was very helpful.
     

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