Wall charger cable protection

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  1. twm01

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    I have the Tesla wall charger with the 24' cable. The cable drags along my garage floor, which is (shockingly) not kept spotless ;), so I wanted to find some protection for the cable to reduce abrasion. I settled on this spiral cable wrap from WalMart ($19.99 + tax):

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Spiral-Cable-Wrap-Cable-Organizer-Color-Black-1-25-Feet/518987673

    I received and installed it today. Here are some pics. Note that even though I got the 25' wrap, there was still about 2-3' uncovered, but the parts that reach the floor are protected which was my goal.

    Thought I would share in case anyone else wanted to get one.

    Enjoy!
     

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    I did something similar, using this mesh wrap. The downside of my solution, though, is that I had to use tie wraps along the length of the cable to hold the wrap in place.
     
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    Damn that looks ugly. The cable is meant to be used.
     
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    It gets used plenty. And I intend to keep it doing that for as long as possible.
     
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    Wouldn’t that wrap scratch the paint if it were against it? I’d rather chance the cord getting some wear and tear than the fender
     
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    it is smooth plastic; I doubt it would do much, if any, damage. Mine never touches the car anyway, but the cable definitely gets dragged across the floor.
     
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