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Retrofit wood grain trim?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Atebit, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. Atebit

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    #1 Atebit, Aug 27, 2014
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    I have piano black but wishing I had one of the more stylized wood trims. Has anyone priced this out at an SC? I'm sure it's not cheap...
     
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    It is not too bad about 270.00 last time I checked, this does not include the center armrest piece
     
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    That can't be right. The option from the factory is $650 for the different wood trims. Did you mean $2700? I imagine the labor for this one is not cheap.
     
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    Suprkar, did you maybe mean just the labor was about $270? IIRC the labor rate is like $160/hr, so that would be under two hours work. From what I've seen at the SC, the dash pad comes away pretty easily, but I have no idea what's involved to R&R the trim. If it's "stuck" on, would imagine there'd be some heat gun work required that seems like it would take longer. If it's attached with automotive-style clips, maybe not so much if you're not concerned with what happens to the original trim.

    In my case I would be ok with leaving the arm rest piano black. I use the elbow rest way more than the awkward cup holders.

    I asked the the service manager at the SC this past Friday, she wasn't aware of anyone having this done so she couldn't quote a labor cost. If I could do it for the cost of the parts plus another couple of hundred bucks I might consider it. Chalk it up to tuition for not doing it at ordering time.
     
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    sorry hit the wrong key...the front dash wood pcs are sold as a kit and cost 650.00 not including the pc. for the armrest. that pc costs 299.
     
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    Used to be a free option!
     

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