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Triple Upgrade -- One Happy Camper

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by jacobp, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. jacobp

    jacobp Member

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    I have a two-year old P85. Yesterday, i decided to upgrade the car to the next gen seats, new TPMS sensors, and the LTE upgrade. I feel like i have a new car again. thanks to the Rockville, MD SC for making it all happen and for letting me get a P85D loaner with autosteer.

    If you haven't tried out autosteer and parallel parking assist, I urge you to take a test drive in one. It is amazing technology.
     
  2. bhuwan

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    Just curious - was the cost what was already said here on the forums? And it's front only?
     
  3. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    i'm going to guess it cost him about $7500.
     
  4. patrick40363

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    How much to upgrade the front seats?

     
  5. trader

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    From what I understand on a 2y old P85 such an upgrade is more than just the sensors, you would need a new receiver and wiring which should be quite costly. Could you confirm this ?
     
  6. Father Bill

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    It cast me $1000 for the TPMS upgrade.
     
  7. gaswalla

    gaswalla P4201/85/airsusp/pano/19i

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    To add perspective, OP could have bought a used 2012 LEAF for the same price
     
  8. jacobp

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    Yes, but then I'd have a 2012 Leaf...

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    Sorry for not responding earlier. The total cost, including sales tax, was $7512. And I love it. And yes, the seat upgrade is only for the front seats.

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    You are correct. The parts list includes a receiver for $475. The total price was around $1K.

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    $5616.

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    The whole thing was $7500. The seats were front only and cost $5616 installed.
     
  9. rdrcrmatt

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    How much for the TPMS piece? Does it give you per tire pressure on the dash now?
     
  10. jacobp

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    The TPMS piece was around $1K and yes i now have the same individual tire pressure readings available on the instrument panel as the new cars.
     
  11. aja2460

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    Good for you, congratulations.
     
  12. tstafford

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    Congrats. The Next Gen seats are awesome aren't they!
     
  13. jacobp

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    They are INCREDIBLY comfortable. The only caution, and I think others have said this as well, is that if you are a big person (width wise, if you catch my drift), the side bolsters might be a bit confining. But they are so comfortable. I cannot wait for our next road trip.
     
  14. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    I catch your drift, but each person is build differently.

    I'm skinny and tall, and I disliked the next gen seats. The side bolsters were too confining for me, I was glad that I ordered when I did, because now you can't get any other color besides black in "regular" leather seats.
     
  15. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    What happened to your original front seats?
     
  16. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Good question! And are they for sale? ;)
     
  17. jacobp

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    They offered to let me keep them, but i told them i didn't want them.

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    Would you want them? If so, i can ask if they've shipped them back yet.
     
  18. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    If the price is right, probably. There's the rub of course...
     
  19. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    No, but thanks for asking. My thought was they must have some value, to someone, somewhere:)
     
  20. Lintrix

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    Let me know when your front next gen seats start squeaking. Mine is constantly rubbing on the center console creating squeaks at every dip of the road. I took it to the service center and they said nothing can be done. :cursing:
     

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