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Rear diffuser - two flavors

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by brianman, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Chrome and black. I didn't (should have...) look close to see if it was matte or glossy black. I think glossy.

    This is the first I've seen or heard of a non-chrome rear diffuser being available.

    I usually rescale pictures for the forum, but in this case I figured folks might want to have a few more pixels to pore over.

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  2. youlikeadajuice

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    It is glossy black, and it is what comes with the non-tech package cars. The front "whiskers" near the fog lights are also black instead of chrome.
     
  3. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Odd that this is the first I've heard of both. Thanks for the info!
     
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    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    ah I didn't realize that was the 'non-tech' package vs the 'tech' package. It's not like they mention this on the website anywhere. at one point, I thought the whole bottom area was supposed to be carbon fiber for the Performance models, and that the chrome diffuser was only for the Performance models, but then as I saw non-performance models with the same chrome diffuser I just thought they used that on all cars. I didn't realize that there was black diffusers in the back and up front by the lights on non-tech packages.
     
  5. Mordi

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    That's funny - people are paying good money to black out those items.
     
  6. SCW-Greg

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    Yeah, true that!
    This is news to me as we'll.
    One member black wrapped the nose cone ring... I assumed he also wrapped the other elements on the front end too. Since all he talked about was the ring, I suspect he received then the non tech package - for that more complete blacked out look.
     
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    #7 Sancann, Jun 17, 2013
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    I paid to have all the chrome blacked out with the exception of the two Tesla T's. I just looked at Hometheatremaven's car and he doesn't have the chrome on whiskers and diffuser. I never noticed that prior.

    I guess I made my car look as if I don't have the tech package. Oh well...
     

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