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Rear Door Sill plate/protection?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by amitmishra4, Jun 28, 2018.

  1. amitmishra4

    amitmishra4 Member

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    My kids climb in and out and I am already starting to see scratches on the rear sill paint. IMHO Tesla should have put sill plates on the rear too, I think most other cars I have owned had them, especially with the premium upgrades. I have not seen many third party options either. The only option I have seen is to install 3M over the painted area, which seems tricky due to the curves if you really want full coverage.

    So what does everyone do to protect their rear door sills? Has anyone found any nice plates?
     
  2. Paik4Life

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    I'm just going to put some PPF on there, but I agree that it would have been nice if they had included those standard.

    ~Paik
     
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  3. GoingVerde

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    Hopefully this is not too hard to install
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  4. mekberg

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    Rather easy.

    Sorry for the poor photo. Sunlit side of the car is blocked by another Model 3.
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  5. GoingVerde

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    ^ thanks for the confirmation. Was planning to pick those up to protect the car from the kids :)
     
  6. amitmishra4

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    Seems like it still leaves a small section exposed to shoe scrapes but better than nothing I guess. PPF on that entire area is probably the best solution as proposed above by @Paik4Life
     
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    I would agree.
     
  8. Paik4Life

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    @Kenriko also finished his door sills kit as well for $24 on Amazon (will be in stock in a week or so). It includes front and rear (not sure what the rear looks like but there are photos of the front in the thread).

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    I'm going to go with that for at least the short term since it's better than nothing, and people have really liked his work (center console and door kits) so far.

    ~Paik
     
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