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XPEL Wrap FWD And Sensors

Discussion in 'Model X' started by GregKo, Dec 9, 2016.

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  1. GregKo

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    Has anyone wrapped their FWD? If so, has there been any issues with the sensors that are behind the metal?

    Also, are there sensors behind the two front doors like there are behind the FWD? Sometimes it seems like the two front doors know there is an obstacle and don't open all the way to avoid damage.

    Thanks
    Greg
     
  2. mspisars

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    No issues at all - 5k miles and kids using the doors on the daily.
    The film is only 5-8 mil thick.
     
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    I got the FWDs wrapped and no issues. There aren't any proximity sensors on front doors. The car uses FWD sensors to decide how much the front door should open
     
  4. GoCanes

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    Same here - full XPel wrap & no issues after 5,500 miles.
     
  5. madodel

    madodel X at the end of a rainbow

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    Full XPEL 6 months ago and no sensor problems since.
     
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    Full CGN wrap 3 months ago and no issues.
     
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    On a related subject: any data on front bumper XPEL wraps interfering with the radar? (I know they do cutouts of the ultrasonic sensors so they don't have an issue)
     
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    I have front bumper wrapped and no issues. You are right they have cutouts for the sensors.
     
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    Correction - for the front the two sensors on the front are in the smaller light panel and that doesn't get wrapped and the two side sensors are on the plastic guard for the wheel well that also doesn't get wrapped
     
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  10. GregKo

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    my Feb 2016 p90d's front bumper is wrapped and I have had no issues with radar. The reason I started the post is because Tesla officially recommends not to wrap the FWD due to the embedded sensors. Form the p90d, I followed their recommendation. However, just like the kind folks who chimed in on this thread, I am hearing from others that wrapping has no effect on the FWD sensors. so when I get my p100d in the next few weeks, I'll wrap the doors as well.

    Thanks you all for the input.

    Greg
     
  11. XPEL

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    Hi Greg,

    As everyone has mentioned, we have not seen any issues with the film interfering with the FWD. We've done quite a few full wraps at our XPEL locations
     
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  12. GregKo

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    XPEL,

    Thank you very much!

    Greg
     
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    Is there an XPEL location in Charlotte NC or Wilmington DE that anyone in the forum has used?
     

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