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Tesla Model X A-pillar HELP

Heshammedhat

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Oct 3, 2018
14
12
Egypt
Hello,
This is my first time here,
I bought a salvage Tesla model x and there is a problem with the both A-pillar as you see in the picture. I tried to find a part on the web to cover the A-pillar but i can't find
Is there anywhere that i can find this Aluminum part or any other solution ?? someone suggest to fabricate it with fiberglass but i am trying to find a better solution

Please Help
 

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hallcp

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Jun 12, 2018
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N.C.
You need to watch "Rich Rebuilds" on YouTube. What you're trying to do is not easy. The salvage title may also cause you issues with Tesla software and charging (as it has for Rich). I think it will be a while before 3rd party parts are available for Teslas, if ever.
 

Bogobec

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Jan 11, 2016
308
185
Canada
You need to watch "Rich Rebuilds" on YouTube. What you're trying to do is not easy. The salvage title may also cause you issues with Tesla software and charging (as it has for Rich). I think it will be a while before 3rd party parts are available for Teslas, if ever.
I think you don't have anything to lose to try and contact him. He might be able to give you some good advises ;)
 

P85_DA

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Apr 25, 2015
4,220
2,950
CA
Hello,
This is my first time here,
I bought a salvage Tesla model x and there is a problem with the both A-pillar as you see in the picture. I tried to find a part on the web to cover the A-pillar but i can't find
Is there anywhere that i can find this Aluminum part or any other solution ?? someone suggest to fabricate it with fiberglass but i am trying to find a better solution

Please Help

You are brave ! Hopefully was good enough deal but as others have said difficult path to navigate ..it’s hard enough for Tesla owners to get parts ...but check autobahn parts in San Diego they deal with lot of salvage Tesla’s
 

teethdood

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Jan 30, 2017
397
524
Visalia, California
It's not only the parts that you have to worry about. Salvaged Teslas don't get software updates as well as supercharger access. Rich Rebuilds knows how to hack the software to install new updates. I'm not sure how much he's willing to share lest he gets shut down as well, but I'd try to get to know him and be on his good graces.
 
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Heshammedhat

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Oct 3, 2018
14
12
Egypt
It's not only the parts that you have to worry about. Salvaged Teslas don't get software updates as well as supercharger access. Rich Rebuilds knows how to hack the software to install new updates. I'm not sure how much he's willing to share lest he gets shut down as well, but I'd try to get to know him and be on his good graces.
My car still get updates but i don't know if it still get supercharg but i will import it to Egypt so there is no problem with supercharging cause there is no supercharging in Egypt
 
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