Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.

Review of Carbon Fiber Trim


Active Member
Jan 6, 2020
Saw this and was like "whoa" on the price

Model S & X Dashboard & Center Console Carbon Fiber Look Upgrade Kit - $279

Ordered this


And this (which combined, fraction of the total cost of the RPM tesla kit)


Instead. (knowing that worst case scenario, it's Amazon, and returns are super easy if needed/if quality and fitment were poor.

Dont have any pics but fitment was I'd say, 9.5 out of 10. Install is as simple as wiping down the contact surfaces with a bit of rubbing alcohol to ensure no contaminants/good adhesion. Then a test fit (with the red tape still in place over the 3M adhesive), then final install. Dash pieces fit 100% perfect on mine. Do need to lift up a tiny but on the horizontal silver trim above the MCU to allow the trim piece to slid under ever so slightly. I have no wood showing around edges of those trim pieces.

The kit for the armest is where I am deducting 1 point out of 10, due to ever so slight visibiity of wood on edges. If the pieces were like, 1/2 mm wider, it would be a 10. Overall, at this point, 100% satisfied.
  • Informative
Reactions: outdoors


Active Member
Sep 6, 2018
Colorado, USA
Neither of those state whether it's gloss or matte. My guess from the photo of the arm rest/cup holder piece is that they're gloss. IMO gloss carbon fiber looks tacky inside of cars. The OEM panels are matte which is much cleaner & modern looking IMO. If one can get those pieces all for right around $100 in matte and they looked the same quality as the OEM panels I'd be interested.

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.