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Seat pillar protectors

Discussion in 'Tesla Parts for Sale' started by skdave, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. skdave

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    I have a solution for the Pillar wear problem. $30.00 per set both front doors. Pm me for more information.
     
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    Why PM? Just post it in the thread. :)
     
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    Ditto, what are you hiding? LOL
     
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    Looks like an interesting solution, although Tesla should just replace those sections of B-pillar with something that looks like stitched leather but is made from plastic or rubber.
     
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    Huh. Maybe it's just the video quality, but it sure doesn't seem to have covered the actual damaged corner very well. The seams don't really line up and I'm seeing a gap there. Do you have a close up photo of the actual part that gets damaged with the fix?
     
  8. skdave

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    Will take and post still photos tomorrow.
     
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    I just shot a couple of Photos of the installed Pillar Protector in tan and black.
     

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  10. redi

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    Looks good!

    I think it will solve my problem.
     
  11. skdave

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    Great
     
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    Yeah, no offense, but I'd never put that on my $100k car. It just looks like tape to me. The wrong color tape... I'd probably take mine to an upholstery shop if it happened to me.
     
  13. skdave

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    The color is very close. The product is made to protect the leather before it is damaged. .
     
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    It will help till Tesla makes a change and that is the purpose.
     
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    We now offer a back seat Pillar protector. Front and back pillar protectors. intro offer $30.00
     
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    Just an FYI. If you want to prevent the problem from happening at all, you can enter your seat sideways (your back to the seat) and then lift your your feet up and over into footwell. Getting out is the reverse. This will avoid hitting the seat pillar at all. That's what I'm doing. It makes it a bit easier to get in and out if you have a bad back too. ;)
     

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