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Vessel To Fit Model 3 Cup Holder

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by SkagitDoug, Aug 30, 2018.

  1. SkagitDoug

    SkagitDoug Member

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    I'm not familiar with the cup holders in the Model X, but I know the ones in the Model S are adjustable.

    That not being the case with the cup holders in the Model 3, has anyone found a specific brand, model and capacity of vacuum insulated tumbler, without a handle, that fits very shuggly in the cup holders in the Model 3?

    The best I have found for my Model 3 is the Contigo Byron in either the 16 or 20 ounce size, but neither fits snuggly, leading to fluid in the vessels slopping out of the sip-hole unless the opening is sealed (which makes drinking a burden).

    Thanks for you help, and I'm hoping others have had more luck with this issue than I!

    I know this may seem trivial to others, but the the tumbler's fit in the cup Contigo Byrong in Model 3 Cup Holder.jpg holder allow coffee -- which is acidic! -- to slosh out of the cup and spil onto the copnsole on its way to collecting in the holder.
     
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  2. redhooker

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    I use a 20 oz Yeti cup with the magnetic closeing on a plastic lid.
     
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  3. Daniellane

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    I use these IKEA bags that fold into a pouch in the oversized cup holders in my Model S to keep beverages with a smaller diameter snugly in place. A bean bag might also probably work well too.
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  4. SkagitDoug

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    Thank you @Daniellane, I like those bags! If you have the formal name IKEA uses for the bags, or the iten number that'd help my search, thanks! I searched both eBay and IKEA's site, but with no success.
     
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    #5 SkagitDoug, Aug 30, 2018
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    @redhookder: Thanks for the Yeti idea, I've heard good words about then on other sites. Would the one you prefer be referred to as the Rambler?
     
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    KNALLA
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  7. jdrsteiny

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    I have a Yeti 20 oz Rambler and can vouch for the fit in the Model 3. It's as if the Model 3's cup holders were made for this Yeti, the fit is perfectly snug, maybe a millimeter or two gap all the way around.
     
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    #8 SkagitDoug, Aug 31, 2018
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    Thanks, jdrsteiny, that must have been a joy to discover a new car that fit what I'm guessing must be your favorite travel cup! It sounds like the cup's fit in your Model 3 is almost enough to justisfy a drive, just to use the cup!
     
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    @jdrsteiny I grabbed a couple Brick Red Yeti Rambler insulated tumbers for $22.00 (eBay Item 132766095856), and they do fit like the Model 3 was designed around them, thanks!
     
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    Can you tell me what size please?
     
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    I use the 20 ounce Yeti Rambler, which fits perfectly in the cup holders in the Model 3! The 30 ounce Rambler may also fit, but it's so wide the one placed in one of the cup holders would block use of the other.
     
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    What color model 3 do you have? I just ordered the red model 3 and wonder if the red bottles are a similar color.
     
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    My Tesla is red, as is m 20-ounce Yeti Rambler Tumbler! I hope iu enjoy your Model 3, and I know the drive will be more enjoyable with a Yes Rambler at-hand.
     
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    Thanks SkagitDoug! Which red Yeti did you go with the Brick Red or Canyon Red? Here is a link to each color:

    Brick Red: https://www.amazon.com/YETI-Rambler-20Oz-Brick-Each/dp/B0761YD99J

    Canyon Red: https://www.amazon.com/YETI-Rambler-Stainless-Insulated-MagSlider/dp/B07NJBG7DG?ref_=Oct_RAsinC_Ajax_602608_5&pf_rd_r=25FT95S5JBHPB45EKGY3&pf_rd_p=78e952c2-3a92-5911-8416-9805024ed4ba&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-10&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_i=602608&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&th=1
     
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    Not sure if this is something to consider, but I got this cup holder insert that makes the diameter space a little smaller, so smaller cups fit more snug instead of wobbling around.

    BASENOR Tesla Model 3 Cup Holder Insert Expander Adapter Fit Most of Bottles https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07N2G6TNZ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_PBNLCbN1FTH8A

    It's easier to insert and remove based on your needs.
     
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    Thanks for the info!
     
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    @Whoster69 The Brick Red was the more subtle of the available red colors, so that's what I purchased.

    @hijimmyliin As someone suggested, the Model 3 appears to have been designed around the Yeti!
     

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