Model 3 | Installing Aluminum Pedals

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    Tesla Pedals Cost $150 vs these $30 Pedals from Ebay.

    Model S Pedals work on the Model 3 but the brake pedal is slightly wider.

    Install takes less than 1min you pull off the rubber pedal cover and put the new one on by pulling the rubber around the metal base.

    That's pretty much it.

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  2. MelindaV

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    now if someone would just do these with the ☰ design that we saw on the Alpha cars.
     
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    Not a smart idea for someone in the snow belt. That metal pedal will be too slippery with snow on your boots. It would be better with some raised rubber strips in the openings.
     
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    The rubber portions are raised above the metal sections.
     
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    My first official mod! I just got these pedals in today. Haha!

    Wife said, “But the big plate on the left doesn’t match.”

    Don’t worry, it will come someday!

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    Identical to the others it looks like; but here's an up-close of my aluminum pedals from eBay. Sorry, they're a bit dirty. They were extremely easy to install and are a perfect fit.

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    Just something I noticed after installing the pedals.

    You get a warning if you press both the accelerator and brake at the same time.

    I wear a size 13 and have found I accidentally will press both sometimes now due to the increased size of the accelerator and the fact the pedal cover makes it slightly thicker, so it’s just ever so slightly closer to my foot, especially when pressing the brake.
     
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    Is the brake pad much larger than the metal piece it slips over? Can it slide left and right once installed? I was under the impression the 3 pedal is slightly smaller than the S/X pedal.
     
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    Yes, the Model 3 brake pad is smaller than the S/X.

    The eBay pads are wider than the stock one, but not taller. Once installed, they do not move around at all.
     
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    The break pedal is a replacement for the rubber that's on there. The accelerator slips over top of the existing rubber. Like @Spiffywerks said, they don't slide around.
     
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    Just today I looked down at my similar looking silvery pedals on my MINI, and said to my self there is no way I will accept cheap rubbery black pedals on my shiny new Tesla! I will be ordering these ASAP.
     
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    I am a bit concerned about having a larger pedal over the metal in an emergency braking situation, might you slam the brakes to the side of the pedal and get undesirable results?
     
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    Both of the pedals are very securely installed. The brake pedal specifically is installed exactly the same way as the OEM rubber pedal. I wouldn't worry at all about them moving around on you.
     
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    Just got mine from Amazon:


    No car yet but at least I'll have aftermarket aluminum pedal covers ;)
     
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    This is why I took mine off. Ill be waiting for a set that is specifically designed for the model 3.
     
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    Just got mine in the mail. Ebay shipped from china.

    These are not aluminum pedals. They are plastic with a metallic coating.

    They still look good so I put them on. We'll see if the finish lasts.
     
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    That is what I noticed too when I put them on yesterday.
    I wonder if the over priced OEM Tesla ones are the same?
     
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    There’s no way. I’d be pissed if I paid Tesla prices and received these cheap things.
     
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    I just wish Tesla would make aluminum pedals like in the prototype with the horizontal lines.

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