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UK accessories for RHD Model 3

Discussion in 'The UK and Ireland' started by Brighton, Jul 15, 2019.

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  1. james_power

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    ...and if you order the ones he recommends (Maxpider) from TapTes, they remove the ugly logo for you.
     
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  2. Marc Roberts

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    Do we know if LHD front mats are a close enough fit on RHD?
     
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    I would guess they wouldn’t be a very good fit. But I’ll be glad to be proved otherwise!
     
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  5. Marc Roberts

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    Yeah, I'd have been surprised!
     
  6. james_power

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    Why would they not fit, the layout is the same, it's just reversed, i.e. you put left on the right and right on the left.
     
  7. james_power

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    Whoops, better cancel my order, found this "MAXpider Floor Liners are not available for RHD Model 3 at this time."
     
  8. davidmc

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    put them in upside down ;)
     
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  9. VanillaAir_UK

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    In old days, mats were double sided, so you could reverse and flip them lhd/rhd. Mats are more complex now, so this probably nolonger works.
     
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    We have a boot liner in our Passat estate. it has occasional storage beneath the floor, which can be awkward accessing with the boot liner needing to be lifted - ok if boot is empty. So we will probably wait to see how ergonomics work out with Model 3 before we decide whether to get a liner for it - space beneath the floor probably more useful than Passat so may be used more.
     
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  12. Roy W.

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    I’d just bundle them in the boot and warn them not to be sick ;)
     
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  13. VanillaAir_UK

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    For anyone wanting to buy from abroad (such as Taptes which seems to be a popular source), VAT and possibly duty may be payable on the import. It seems to be a bit of a lottery, but if picked on, the handling charge the postal/courier service can sometimes be significantly more than the amount to be paid.

    VAT payable on goods over £15.00
    Customs Duty payable on goods over £135

    these assume that you are not importing alcoholic or fragranced accessories!

    Amount goods cost includes p&p and for VAT, includes any duty payable.

    Tax and customs for goods sent from abroad
     
  14. Tony Hoyle

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    If Taptes have got any sense they'll ship to warehouses in the EFTA (with free trade agreement with HK) then from there to EU countries. They do seem to do something like that as they state no customs or VAT on smaller items.

    Customs problems mostly arise dealing with the US.
     
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    I would be careful with the rubber for the glass roof, this could prevent some water drainage and you could start to get mold or other issues appearing.
     
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  16. scohtay

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    Are RHD front mats identical to LHD? Can't you just swap them left to right?
     
  17. AMC7

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    I contacted them and they stated that they laser cut them from the manufacturer specs.... so it’s quite possible that they “flip” the drivers mat in their process of making them
     
  18. RjbT3

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    Anyone ... What is the point in a screen protector? It's not as though it's going to be rattling around in your pocket or a handbag! Just seems like an excuse for another product.
     
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    anti glare, anti finger prints, and just incase someone drops something on it. I could imagine a length of wood being passed through the ski flap is going to line up just perfectly...
     
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