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New front fascia from UP

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by SoCalGuy, Jul 22, 2018.

  1. SoCalGuy

    SoCalGuy Active Member

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    Just saw the new front fascia from Unplugged Performance from their Instagram story from this weekend's Tesla SoCal meetup. I'm not normally one to like any after marker stuff on cars but I gotta say I'm impressed with their fascia - I think it looks better than stock! I do wonder how it changes the drag coefficient and overall aerodynamics/efficiency though.

    Would love to see if they install one of these in silver.

    Anyone on TMC considering getting one of these?

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  2. forkee

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    well...they went from looking like a Porsche to a Ferrari, lol

    still prefer the stock

    should make this a poll
     
  3. petemelster

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    I'm heavily debating getting one, then wrapping it in Xpel Stealth for the matte look. But everyone I've asked so far preferred the stock bumper :(
     
  4. EVMeister

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    I think it looks like somebody damaged the car by ramming the front. Oh and mind the speed bumps! Each to their own, but for me I much prefer the stock look.
     
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    Been in contact with UP regarding this bumper. I think it looks great but I am also wanting more info on how it may impact efficiency and range. I was informed production bumpers won’t be ready for another 3 months. They are accepting pre-orders with a $500 deposit (and $400 cheaper overall price). I was also informed that the deposit is fully refundable before delivery of the bumper - this was a key piece of information for me and will be the reason why I will pre-order while I wait for more info from UP.
     
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  6. SoCalGuy

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    Yeah I should've made this a poll :/
     
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    $2400 for a bumper cover..........
     
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    I like the hood line tweak, but do not like all the stuff they did around the lower grill. I would totally buy one if it was just the hood tweak but kept the factory look for everything else.
     
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    Interesting... are you sure you don't have his reversed? :cool:
    The stock bumper looks like a duck bill with a fat lip ... the new design is smooth and refined with an integrated line from the hood.

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  10. EVMeister

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    ^^ That's a better picture of it. But I still prefer the original. It is an unnatural angle to look at them from, though, so I think it's a silly comparison. Bet this looks better in person (same for the original).
     
  11. SoCalGuy

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    I hope someone gets it done in silver so I can see what it looks like in my color of choice before deciding to do it...
     
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    I like the fog light areas better but I don't like the seam down the middle.
     
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    Their stuff is ok but check out the S forums for the refresh nose cone they made ..lot of fitment issues
     
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  14. drawfour

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    Holy crap, that looks bad. That looks like the kind of thing a ricer would say adds 50hp. Add some stickers and get another 5hp!
     
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