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Removal of Front Emblem and Rear Hatch Chrome Trim

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by JChris, Sep 7, 2017.

  1. JChris

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    Need some help with the removal of the front emblem (which, according to pics I've seen, is attached to a plastic piece) and also the rear hatch chrome trim.

    Can anyone share if it can be done fairly easily or pass on any info??

    Thanks ahead of time!
     
  2. Tiger

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    The right way to go in making a mystery wagon ;) The only solution I've seen is plasti dip it with rubber spray:

     
  3. JChris

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    I'm actually looking to get them powdercoated a different color.

    Here is what the front emblem looks like off of the car:
    Screenshot 2017-09-08 at 7.18.38 AM.png
     
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  4. zackmilo

    zackmilo Chrome Delete Champion

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    Open frunk.
    Take off the plastic covering on the front part of the frunk. You will see two screws. Undo them and slide it out.
     
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  5. zackmilo

    zackmilo Chrome Delete Champion

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    For the rear trim undo the screws underneath it and it is also connected by double sided tape from what I've seen when I got mine painted
     
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  6. JChris

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    Thanks ZackMilo
     
  7. FlatSix911

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    Decided to wrap the rear tailgate chrome trim today ... updated to the new version with larger letters :cool:

    IMG_7832.jpg IMG_7831.jpg IMG_7833.jpg
     
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    If your going for the cool factor why not go with the lighted applique.
     
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    When did the new version of the rear emblem come out?
     
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    The light applique / emblem has been out for years. EVAnnex et one time was selling them, now, you can order the light
    appliqué/emblem, front and rear ligated "T's" for the model X and S. By the first of March the rear lighted "T" for the model 3 will be available.
     
  13. FlatSix911

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    I believe the new rear version with 7/8" letters was introduced in 2016 ... the 5/8" letters were 2012-2015 :cool:
     
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    Ah, thanks. ANyone have the model x rear trim with white light up logos?
     
  15. FlatSix911

    FlatSix911 918 Hybrid

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    No screws are required ... here is the correct procedure from the Tesla Service manual :cool:

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  16. JChris

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    Great discussion ya'll, thanks!
     
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    Where can I find the led light for the front Tesla symbol of the X?
     

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