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P3D+ Spoiler/DM badge Waiting Room

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by P3D_Denver, Aug 22, 2018.

  1. P3D_Denver

    P3D_Denver Member

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    Hey my P3D+ friends, i took delivery August 11 2018 and I was told that I might get my carbon fiber spoiler and dual motor badge in October. I live in Denver, CO.

    Curious what you guys are hearing? Also post if you have a date that you received or when you have an installation appointment.

    Look forward to hearing from you!
     
  2. SD_Engnr

    SD_Engnr Member

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    Took delivery August 7th. I've only been told that "Due Bill for badging and spoiler is automatically created and you will be contacted by the service center for appointment."
     
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  3. ronin

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    People still haven't gotten these? Seems a bit silly they haven't installed these yet.
     
  4. P3D_Denver

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    totally agree, how hard is it to ramp up carbon fiber lip spoilers and metal badges? they were on demo cars, so its not like they have a supplier or need to design. IMO, they really need Apple to buy them and have Tim Cook fix their supply chain / production issues.
     
  5. tambam

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    Checking in. I wasn't given any sort of ETA.
     
  6. P3D_Denver

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    ya, i asked and was called back by local Service dept.
     
  7. favo

    favo P3D+ owner

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    Has anyone gotten the Tesla spoiler and badge yet? I notice that neither of the two test drive P3D+'s in Raleigh came with the spoiler or badging. One annoyance with not getting the spoiler is what to do about ceramic coating. I have heard it's not a good idea to mount the spoiler on top of the ceramic coat, since it will be a slicker surface than plain paint and clearcoat. I guess I will have my ceramic installer skip the edge of the trunk where the spoiler goes, or maybe the whole trunk. Need to see what they think.
     
  8. forkee

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    my mobile services contact notified me that eta is estimated by sept
     
  9. P3D_Denver

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    my installer chose to ceramic coat the entire car and told me he will install the spoiler and remove some of the ceramic on the lip..he said that was the best option. talk to your ceramic guy about that.
     
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  10. P3D_Denver

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    i like hearing that.

    anyone wanna place bets on my windshield replacement vs receiving spoiler...LOL
     
  11. TheLocNar

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    Advisor on phone yesterday said I wouldn’t get spoiler/badge/and even pedals on delivery day. Asked her for ETA and she was up front: “I have no clue”.

    I could care less about the badge. It’ll go in the kitchen junk drawer. But I really want the spoiler. Pedals would be nice but whatever. :)

    It’s silly that this stuff isn’t installed from the factory.
     
  12. ronin

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    Especially when dropping an additional 5K on the performance upgrade package. Personally, I hope the installer at the storefront will take their time to putting on the spoiler appropriately vs factory installed.
     
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  13. P3D_Denver

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    it applies with doublesided tape, they probably have a template and just stick it on. less than 5mins
     
  14. Nocturnal

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    Yeah, on the other hand I'm glad they didn't hold up my car to wait or them.
     
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  15. MXWing

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    #15 MXWing, Aug 23, 2018
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    I think there must be some truth to Tesla not paying their suppliers or at least the spoiler and badge manufacturer.

    Elon asked told them don’t worry, everyone is going to get paid, funding secured, etc etc and they emailed back and said “LOL - COD only dawg - We heard that funding secured line before.”

    Perhaps Q1-2019 once there is some positive free cash flow. I use this as my Model 3 badge for now.

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  16. TheLocNar

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    I am sure they have a template to make it perfect every time.

    Went to visit my detailer today. Scheduled to drop my car off on Sunday Sept. 9 (taking delivery of the car on the 8th if everything goes well) so they can start working on it first thing Monday morning. PPF/tint/sending wheels for powdercoat should take 3-4 days. I am going to pass on ceramic coating for now. The PPF is already enough protection, and the coating really just makes it easier to clean. Since I plan to hand wash myself, I'm not too worried about it. There's been some signs of the more robust coatings like Modesta interfering with the self healing properties of some films too.

    There will be no problem with the spoiler being installed on top of the PPF.
     
  17. Pandamoanium

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    P3D0... I think I have enough left over from my other cars. Lol.
     
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  18. ryanjm

    ryanjm Tesla Podcast Host

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    I have heard October as well.
     
  19. P3D_Denver

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    best podcast ever!!!!! well maybe if the RTL logo worked in our Teslas...sorry Ryan just kidding
     
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  20. commasign

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    Until then, ICE cars won't have a clue what they're pulling up against at the stoplight. Yes, they could tell by the red calipers and maybe the larger wheels, but hard to see those when you're side by side. ;)
     

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