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Unusual use of Frunk? Reporter wants to know.

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by sp4rk, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. sp4rk

    sp4rk Banned

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    I was contacted today by a reporter from a legit news organization. The interview was about unusual use of our frunk.

    Gave him my 5 minutes and he asked me to see if I knew anyone who had used their frunk extensively or unusual use.
    If you are interested in being interviewed by him, please PM me and I'll put the two of you in touch, per his "requested protocol".
     
  2. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Be careful what you tell reporters about who or what you've been storing in your frunk. ;)
     
  3. Laumb

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    Unusual frunk use? Isnt it unusual enough too keep anything except an engine under your bonnet? ;)
     
  4. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    I don't know about unusual use, but the usual use is during a pizza run.
     
  5. Teriyaki88

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    It's the only place to haul my daughters stinky field hockey gear!
     
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    Gallon of gas for a lawn mower or "other car"?
     
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    Propane tank. Fits perfectly, no fumes.
     
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    I've had live marine animals in mine...I always keep a small cooler in there in case I make an unplanned fish or coral purchase!
     
  9. sp4rk

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    FWIW, my 5 minutes had nothing to do with mine ... except to tell him the look on people faces when they first see a frunk opened. Hardly unusual.

    And mentioning when I saw a friend of mine with his 2 year old in the frunk. Open!

    So ... just passing on what he asked for.
     
  10. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    Only place that you can safely carry large quantities of bleach and muriatic acid, because you're not supposed to carry them in the same cabin (van, SUV, station wagon, etc.)...

    ...for the pool, yeah, that's it. Just ask Tony and Vinny. They'll vouch for me.
     
  11. yobigd20

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    Dump several bags of ice in it and use it as a beer cooler.
     
  12. Vexar

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    I can't figure out the term. It's not a tailgate party. What is it?
     
  13. Laumb

    Laumb smrtass.

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    FrunkFest.
     
  14. yobigd20

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    Nice. I like it.

    Maybe another use could be someone designing a watertight drop in and then you could bob for apples or fill it with jungle juice at parties.
     
  15. Liz G

    Liz G P03056

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    I'm surprised you didn't mention it's perfect for hive transport.
     
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    Smuggling drugs, guns, and illegals across the border? Nah. Engine compartment is typically searched anyway.

    In all honestly though, I use mine everyday for my stinky workout gear. After 2 hrs of muay thai and brazilian jiu-jitsu i usually have several shirts that look like they were dunked in a pool of water and can be wringed out to fill an entire glass of sweat. My last car grossed everyone out because it was wretchedly stank from always having that stinky sweaty gear in it lol. The frunk is a life saver for that.
     
  17. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Active Member

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    So your car went from funky to frunky.
     
  18. Man_Utd

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    That's what I do, except it's my stinky soccer stuff. Since the frunk is completely isolated, I can throw smelly stuff in the frunk and not worry about it stinking up the rest of the car (love this feature). Also, a bad thing too if you forget to pull the stuff out.
    I am one buyer who uses the frunk more than the trunk.
     
  19. Liz G

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    No , I really meant hive, as in bee hive.
     
  20. MarkR

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    I've used the frunk for wet scuba gear . . . perfect.
     

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