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New definition of a panel gap

Discussion in 'Model X' started by mattack4000, Aug 25, 2018.

  1. mattack4000

    mattack4000 Active Member

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    I suspect this might not be a Tesla problem, might have been a salvage car?
     

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  2. zackmilo

    zackmilo 2.2M+ Youtube views on my Model 3

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    woah. I thought my X was bad.
     
  3. tpham07

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    or purposely made to look like that. Those far away shots don't tell us much.
     
  4. rainforest

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    It's within Tesla's tolerances...... LOL
     
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    Where did you find those pictures?
     
  6. mattack4000

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    Just saw it parked on the street, the left side was fine. I think this is a salvage vehicle.
     
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    Anzir Supporting Member

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    That door can't be closed....
     
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  8. zackmilo

    zackmilo 2.2M+ Youtube views on my Model 3

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    Normal Tesla invoice:

    Concern: "Customer states massive f**cking panel gap"
    Corrections: "We found gap is within Tesla specifications given to us by engineering at the factory, no fix needed."

    Customer: WHAT THE F***!!!
     
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    The black fender garnishes (new word) are missing, likely damaged so they were removed to make it look uniform. I'm not sure if new ones would fit. I vote for salvage too.
     
  10. zackmilo

    zackmilo 2.2M+ Youtube views on my Model 3

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    They are there. Painted body color though.
     
  11. Anzir

    Anzir Supporting Member

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    The weird thing is that the panel lines up properly at the roof and at the fender garnish on the bottom... it almost looks like there is some black lining on the rear edge of the door.
     
  12. spectrum

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    That X looks modified. I wouldn't be surprised.
     
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  13. dethman

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    Right side bottom of trunklid also looks off and much wider gap compared to left.
     
  14. mattack4000

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    In person it looks the same, the gap was very weird. The door was definitely closed. I am guessing the RR fender might not be spec properly....
     
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    Who cares? Gaps on my X are fine as well as my friends new model 3 (55k vin).
     
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  16. Peteybabes

    Peteybabes redneck drivin' a tesla...

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    just not all the way closed...like it's been "popped" free at the latch.
     

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