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Parcel Shelf Attenuation

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Tacket, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. Tacket

    Tacket Member

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    Since the inside of the car is so quiet, every little rattle/squeak/etc including from stuff that I have stored in the trunk drives me nuts. Does anyone find that the parcel shelf attenuates sounds coming from the trunk??
     
  2. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    It probably does, but I never heard any squeaks or rattles while I was waiting for delivery of the parcel shelf.
     
  3. Twiddler

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    Absolutely. There have been times in which I have accidentally left the parcel shelf flipped up and noticed that even road noise from the rear wheels was slightly more noticeable. This was particularly true the one time that I left the lid off of the trunk well (where the fold away seats would otherwise be) and parcel shelf flipped up.
     
  4. montgom626

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    Same here.
     
  5. Argelius

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    I was going to ask the same thing. Thinking of getting the parcel shelf just for its (potential) rear wheel road noise suppression. So, I guess it does help a bit? (Too bad the price is crazy expensive for something that is now standard...)
     
  6. Twiddler

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    Let's put it this way: if you were willing to pay for the studio sound, the parcel shelf should be a no-brainer :)
     
  7. Argelius

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    Your point is well-taken. ;-)
     
  8. tomp

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    I'm a bit surprised we haven't seen more second-hand parcel shelves for sale since they started including it with the car. I'd love one, but no way I can justify $250 for it.
     
  9. artsci

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    My parcel shelf is being attenuated with leather that matches the car interior:)
     

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