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Performance pedals vs standard rubber

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by DeadEnd, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. DeadEnd

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    what is everyone's opinion about the aluminum performance pedals vs the standard rubber ones? Any problems with rain or snow? Is it worth it?
     
  2. efusco

    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    Value is always personal. You can get the same plus a dead pedal for nearly the same price from a 3rd party vendor (do your own googling). I really like mine. I have black floor mats so that whole area where the pedals are is a black hole with the black rubber pedals. The performance pedals look so much better in real life, I feel they made a huge difference for a very small price and for me they were well worth it. The black rubber strips give, IMO, better grip than the solid black rubber standard pedals, so that is not a concern at all.
     
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    I was considering this purchase myself. Are these (and the red calipers for $2,300) available for non-performance cars?
     
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    They are for sale for any Model S on the teslamotors.com site.
     
  5. tomp

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    I have these and recommend them.
    Buy All 3 pedals (In Stock) – For My Tesla
    THere is no difference in terms of "pedal performance". No slipping in wet weather.
    You're paying for the appearance of the metal pedals. They do look nice
     
  6. GaryREM

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    Woah. The Tesla pedals are new!

    We've been asking for the pedals for years, and they refused to sell them!

    They are more expensive, but do include installation. Some of these can be a pain to install.
     
  7. Beryl

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    True. The guy I use for all exterior work did mine gradis but it took him a long time. I wouldn't have wanted to do it myself. It looks great though. I still haven't installed the dead petal cover.
     
  8. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    I find them slippery for most of my shoes. Especially the brake. Look nice. Annoying and could have been designed better, IMO.

    I'll figure a fix.
     
  9. efusco

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    I did my own and the brake pedal was very difficult to get the last bit of the lip around the corner of the pedal. The accelerator was a little difficult, but easy to do in about 1 minute. The dead pedal is a 15 second exchange, snap off, snap on.
     
  10. Beryl

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    The dead pedal I have is a stick-on. Sound easy but I just haven't gotten around to washing it first, let it dry and applying it.
     
  11. efusco

    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    You're right, mine was as well...super simple none the less.
     

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