R2D2 has arrived - The MOD Journey

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    After a long wait, R2D2 has arrived last night. I will document the mod journey here in this thread. This will be mostly DYI mods that anyone can do. I have an extensive list of items I want to add to the car and I will add them here as I install them.
     

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    And the first and probably the easiest, Tire stems, not crazy about this one, I like the look, but i think they stick out a bit too much.
     

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    Well this may not qualify as a mod but charger just got installed.
     

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    Max looks like is 48 amps
     

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    All weather mats, decent price for all 5
     

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    Purty
     
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    Nice choice. Compelling company.
     
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    201 volts? That seems like a lot of voltage drop. Many a power brown-out? Otherwise, it might be a good idea to check your wiring and breaker for hot spots.
     
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    I love those tire stems. I bought them and cancelled the order on Amazon though. If you read the reviews there are some Tesla owners that had them cause a bunch of damage to their tire stems and some had big bills to fix them. not trying to tell you what to do at all but the Amazon reviews scared me away.
     
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    Interesting, the charging station shows 220V going out but the cars show 201V need to do additional testing, investigation.
     

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    Actually, it's showing 211 volts.
     
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    Interesting I was pretty sure it was 220, I guess by the time i took the pic it changed.
     

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    Now it shows 210.

    You better stop taking pictures - it's lowering your voltage.
     
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    which mats are those? I like that they have no gaudy logos
     
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    Thumbs-up for Silver Metallic with stock 19's and a great name. I'm waiting on an AWD version. Car looks good!
     
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    The mats are from Ebay, seller name is automatszone, $189 for all 5 pieces is a great price and for the price these are good mats.
     
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    #17 DinosM, Jul 23, 2018
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    Valve_Stems.jpg After reading some of the feedback on the valve stem covers and one of them not fitting properly I decided to replace those and added this one. These are plastic versus metal and hopefully, there will not be any issues fusing to the stem. I will be switching to winter tire/rims so it should not be an issue.
     
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    #18 DinosM, Jul 23, 2018
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    Pedals.jpg Switch to aluminum pedals, they look amazing imo versus the stock black. The brake pedal you remove the stock and replace with new one, the accelerator you just slide on top. Very easy install.
     
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    Ok this is not exactly a car mod but this is where R2D2 lives, garage floor before and after, worth every penny, spend quality time with the boys installing it, definitely anyone can do. Garage_Floor_B4.jpg Garage_Floor_After.jpg
     
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    Mods are on hold for 3 days, R2D getting paint correction and ceramic coating, window tint, and invisible bra. Mods will continue later this week.
     
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