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Winter Floor Mat Options?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by PattyChuck, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. PattyChuck

    PattyChuck P6703 VIN4080

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    With all the threads talking about winter driving, snow tires, etc., it got me thinking... does anyone know if Tesla is going to offer winter floor mats? Salt collecting on the exterior of a car is one thing, but it will absolutely destroy carpet floor mats in just a few short years. I have always bought winter floor mats for my cars to swap out once the snow/salt comes. If Tesla isn't going to offer this, does anyone know of any after-market solutions that will fit the car?
     
  2. stephenpace

    stephenpace VIN S00219

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    I believe South Florida Author is going to be making some from rubber he hand milled from trees in Miami and rolled on the thighs of supermodels.

    Kidding! I'm guessing most any rubber mat will fit--the only question is if it is anchored. I can look for an anchor point this weekend if someone doesn't have the answer before then.
     
  3. mknox

    mknox Well-Known Member

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    I would love it if these guys made them:

    http://www.weathertech.com

    I have them in my current car. They are custom formed molded "pans" that are kind of expensive, but unlike regular rubber mats where the dirty crud just rolls off and onto the carpet underneath, these really protect.

    Mike
     
  4. acentre

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    I think a set of cocomats would fit the character of the car. I have three sets in my vehicles from cocomats.com and they are substantial, attractive and comfortable, even with bare feet.
     
  5. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    @mknox - I sent them a Product Inquiry regarding Model S. Hopefully they'll get back to me.
     
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    mknox Well-Known Member

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    Hah! I did too. Maybe they'll have a product before I hit winter driving!
     
  7. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    When I lived in Colorado, I swore by these mats. Teenage boys plus slushy|muddy ground - the mats handled it all. I'm sure they'll be able to find sizes that are close, someone may need to just send them the measurements or stop in one of the stores and make paper templates to send them.
     
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    Hope WeatherTech is more responsive to you guys. I know a bunch of us Leaf drivers sent in requests to WeatherTech to consider making mats for our cars and none of us ever heard back from them.
     
  9. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    If we all contact them and ask, perhaps they will. They probably won't, though, unless we do.
     
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    Pretty sure they laser scan to get the 3d dimensions. Someone in Illinois needs to donate their car for an hour. I would definitely be interested in these if we could get them made. I have used Huskyliners in the past for my trucks and they survived years of abuse. "OEM" (Toyota) weather mats traditionally have been less successful.
     
  11. jkirkebo

    jkirkebo Model S P85+ VIN 14420 EU

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    I expect my Model S to be delivered with rubber floor mats, as all other cars are in Norway. Carpet mats are useless here, we use rubber floor mats year round. When I got my Leaf last year, it was delivered with (anchored) rubber floor mats only.
     
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    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    I'm sure you're right - I was thinking that the paper templates would help them identify if they had mats for another make/model that would work.
     
  13. PattyChuck

    PattyChuck P6703 VIN4080

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    Well, as luck would have it, their factory is only 25 minutes from the Tesla Store in Oak Brook. Nonetheless, I would be more than happy to lend them my Model S for a day if it included a set of free mats :biggrin:
     
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    kcveins delivery 2/7

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    And as luck would have it, I'm only 15 mins away from them and 10 mins away from the OB store; unfortunately I'm rather far down the line so I don't think I'll be much help....
     
  15. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    I got the following helpful letter last night:
     
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    Nicely done!
     
  17. PattyChuck

    PattyChuck P6703 VIN4080

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    Rats. There goes my chances of getting free floor mats. :wink: Thanks for the link, though! Sent them my info...
     
  18. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Thanks, Robert! Signed up for "Complete Set (1st Row, 2nd Row, and 2nd Row Aisle)".
     
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    Me too! Thanks all for the recommendation and action!
     
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    I signed up too. I added a note asking for a complete set that includes the trunk and frunk.
     

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