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Red Droplets

Discussion in 'Model S' started by JimVision, Aug 30, 2017.

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  1. JimVision

    JimVision Member

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    I'm a new owner of a 2017 Tesla Model S 75D with an all glass roof.

    I noticed, after it rains or when I wash the car (by hand), that some of the water beads are red. It's beautiful!

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    It does this outside, or in my garage with the garage lights on. The above photo has not been altered.

    What causes this? Is this the life blood of my Tesla? ;-) I've never seen this on any other car I've owned.

    Just curious.

    Cheers

    Jim
     
  2. mongo

    mongo Active Member

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    Total guess: side effect of the infrared/ heat reflective treatment used to keep interior cool(er).
     
  3. Ormond

    Ormond Member

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    The red drops symbolize the sacrifices of the hard-working Tesla engineers.
     
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  4. zackmilo

    zackmilo Chrome Delete Champion

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    It is the UV protection. I have it on my MX.
     
  5. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Never seen it on mine. Cool looking!
     

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