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Parcel shelf

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by Chet, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. Chet

    Chet Member

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    Does the parcel shelf reduce noise level at speed?
     
  2. jonam

    jonam New Member

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    Think so.
     
  3. gnelson

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    Yes. I have taken mine out to accommodate a bicycle and noticed more road noise at highway speed. I prefer having the parcel shelf in place except when I transport the bicycle.
     
  4. pete8314

    pete8314 Vendor

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    Slightly, but not dramatically. Also helps with the wumpa wumpa effect a bit (aka Helmholtz resonance), but not totally.
     
  5. HarryJames

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    yes the parcel is very useful .they can solve the problem of noise . :smile:
     
  6. DavidB

    DavidB Aug 2013 S85

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    Yes, reduces noise, and also hides the rear storage from prying eyes.
     
  7. Bonlaw

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    SHELF RUNNER QUESTION- This is a different question regarding the parcel shelf. My 2013 did not have it and I do not remember the rear cargo having the runners. Will someone with an older model that was ordered without the shelf tell me if there are runners?
     
  8. tliving

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    My April 2014 model S I got without the shelf still has the rails to add a shelf.
     
  9. Cyclone

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    My 2013 has the runners as well and either the previous owner or Tesla during reconditioning put in the parcel shelf.
     

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