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Review + Pics of current Interior/Exterior Products

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by forkee, Aug 25, 2018.

  1. forkee

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    Finally got around to writing my yelp review for RPM tesla. Just wanted to paste it here so everyone can read:

    Ray P.'s review of RPM Tesla

    Also, the wife did a review on wrap bullys

    https://www.yelp.com/biz/wrap-bullys-santa-fe-springs-santa-fe-springs?hrid=rhm9pHB5CJ3fPHA5M6rTrg&utm_campaign=www_review_share_popup&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=(direct)

    Just a few things I got from RPM Tesla

    Upgraded lighting kit - easy swap for lights in trunk and frunk, under doors, glovebox
    install difficulty - 2/5 you'll need a flathead
    must have - 3/5 improved lighting? who doesn't need it?
    price - $44 for 5, extra for $11 each
    no pics. just think 5x brighter than stock

    Carbon Fiber Spoiler (Matte) - stock look, makes car stand out as it's unique and rare (for now)
    install difficulty - 4/5 you pretty much want to get it perfect in one shot
    must have - 1/5 it's nice but definitely not needed, for appearances only
    price - $229

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    License plate frame "Tailgate Closing" handle - makes closing of trunk easier than reaching for top of trunk, no hand/fingerprints on trunk. A MUST if you have a spoiler to reduce damage to it.
    install difficulty - 2/5 remove license plate frame assembly, put behind, then put back frame
    must have - 1/5 if no spoiler, 5/5 if you have a spoiler
    price - $28

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    "Model 3" badging in satin black - completes the look with stock badging, just in case someone is from another planet and doesn't know what car this is :rolleyes:
    install difficulty - 2/5 make sure it's level and slap it on
    must have - 1/5 for appearances only
    price - $29

    see above pics

    T logo puddle lights - nice little upgrade to make front door lights brighter and with a logo
    install difficulty - 2/5 you'll need a flathead
    must have - 1/5 just for appearances
    price - $40 for 2

    see stock pics on their website

    Full Screen Protector - just like for your phone! i like it
    install difficulty - 1/5 spray screen and film, slap on, center, and squeeze out water
    must have - 1-5 depends if your OCD about keeping fingerprints off
    price - $18

    see stock pics on website

    smoked headlight film - i like the unique aggressive look. it complements my chrome delete
    install difficulty - 3/5 spray lights and film, slap on, center, and squeeze out water. requires some stretching
    must have - 1/5 just for appearances
    price - $75 for front 4 lights

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    performance pedals - for those that are looking to improve things "down there", lol
    install difficulty - 1/5 yank out old ones, wiggle these on
    must have - 1/5 definitely not needed. your car comes with pedals already. but these are comfy
    price - $29

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  2. forkee

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    (cont.)

    Dashboard Wood, Center Console, door switches, steering wheel, all wrapped in Matrix black - another appearance upgrade
    install difficulty - 4/5 takes a lot of time, patience, and stretching
    must have - 1/5 just for appearances
    price - depends on how many parts you want to cover

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    Other products from elsewhere,

    3D Maxpider front/back floormats - very nice and sturdy, easy to clean
    install difficulty - 1/5 just throw them in
    must have - 3/5 pricey, not needed, but a nice addition. it's functional so i'd recommend
    price - ~$200 depending on source

    pics - looks just like stock web photos

    Tesla trunk/frunk mats - just like interior floor mats, very nice and sturdy, easy to clean
    install difficulty - 1/5 just throw them in
    must have - 3/5 pricey, not needed, but a nice addition. it's functional so i'd recommend
    price - $200 for the two. $70 frunk/$130 trunk direct from them

    Tesla aero wheel kit - cover your nuts!
    install difficulty - 1/5 pop em on
    must have - 5/5 if you remove your aero hubcaps
    price - $50 direct from them

    i think/hope that's it for now, lol.

    just waiting to blackout dual motor badging when it comes in (you know, so people know who they're dealing with ;))
     
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  3. forkee

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    I lied, forgot a few more descriptions

    Covercraft collapsible windshield shade - custom fit for the model 3 dont have to worry about too big/too small, light leak
    Install difficulty - 1/5 it's a shade, c'mon
    Must have - 4/5 for heat, shade, privacy
    Price - $60 direct from them

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    also, wrap was $2500 from wrap bully's (avery matte metallic blue) with $400 chrome delete (satin black)

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    tint was 35% front, 25% back and rear window. $400 from mr tint

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  4. ba2002

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    I'm interested in the fit and finish of the RPM spoiler - is it lifting a little at the edges in those pictures?

    How hard is it to get right? I'm pretty handy.
     
  5. forkee

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    fit is tight. you really have to take the time to line it up perfectly but if you are handy, it should be no problem

    funny you should mention it lifting. so i prematurely took off the duct tape that you're supposed to keep on for 3 days (i couldn't wait, just had to see what it looks like) and saw that the left side lifted up ever so slightly. im going to put some double sided foam tape in between and retaping it for a few more days to see if that helps
     
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    Thanks for all the ideas!
     
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    favo P3D+ owner

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    Any issues with making the screen harder to read, especially at night? How does it do with fingerprints? Any reduction in touch sensitivity? Is it more matte or glossy?
     
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    nope! screen shines right through, despite it being glossy, it's easy to read the screen. it's hard to put a fingerprint on there unless your fingers are dirty :p

    no difference in touch sensitivity except for the first couple of hours after applying. since it is a wet application, the screen (at least in my case) was registering multiple touch points and made it hard but not impossible to navigate through. i would definitely not want to drive after just putting it on, in case it starts tapping on things it's not supposed to while on the road.
     
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    Thanks for posting pics and providing additional details. Are the lights bright white or soft white?
     
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  10. forkee

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    Bright white aka cool white. Not soft
     
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    Awesome, that's exactly what I needed. Thank you for confirming it.
     
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  12. Reaction26

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    forkee: car came out beautiful that blue looks so amazing congrats. Job well done!

    Where did you get your black license plate? I wanted to get a pair and maybe even the lift gate since I got the spoiler from RPM as well. Mark is so nice and what a great guy could have agreed with you on your review. If you can send me the link would be great for the plate.

    Arash
     
  13. forkee

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    thanks!

    plates were from amazon. 2 for $10

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B018FUYN0O/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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