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New Tesla Roadster (s)upreme leaf catcher

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by visionik, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. visionik

    visionik Member

    Dec 23, 2009
    I thought I bought a Roadster S.

    Turns out I have a Roadster SLC - Supreme Leaf Catcher.

    OMG, I have never seen anything capture leaves as effectively as a Roadster. Yesterday I had the car completely detailed, including 20 minutes of leaf removal--using tweezers and other small instruments--from no fewer than five supreme leaf catching locations on the Tesla.

    1. Front wire-mesh under bumper
    2. Rear wire-mesh under bumper
    3. Front edge of trunk
    4. Bottom of read window
    5. Underneath hood

    I then drove home - about three miles. By the time I got home their were already at least 30 leaves semi-permanently embedded in location #2. NOOOooooooOoooOoo.

    I assume others have this problem? Any solutions?

    I'm thinking about fixing #1-2 by wedging some small weather stripping into the gap between the wire-mesh and the "lip" they connect to. Anyone tried that?

    Damn you leaves!
  2. visionik

    visionik Member

    Dec 23, 2009
    Woah. Hold on. Didn't Nissan name their new EV the

    Nissan Leaf


  3. dpeilow

    dpeilow Moderator

    May 23, 2008
    Winchester, UK
    I quickly read New, Tesla, Leaf, Catcher and thought we had some Bluestar news for a second...

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