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No complaint about the look or this or any “wrap”, but it defeats a major purpose of the SS body. The EPA says that paint is one major junk yard contaminant…so how long till a CT wrap become micro plastic in our environment??
How about we just etch the CT skin with lasers? That’s my choice…already applied for CyberSkin trademark! Thinking most about animal like snake, leopard, cougar, etc.
Past few weeks had me thinking along similar lines, including machine finish and 'metal tattooing' engraving like a jeweller might. My brother was a photo-engraver for the HERALD Newspaper and they used a chemical to etch the magnesium typeset plates before broadsheet print. Acid is so 1960s! NOT my scene!
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seems worth a cross-post


apparently that's the take-away *theory* for some of y'all -- so whether or not that's what was intended by Tesla, it's having that effect for some of y'all. ;)

Maybe that's only those of y'all who don't live with an F150 to see the issues with that *theory*?

but if you *do* live with an F150, you can pretty quickly see a dozen indications that the features and proportions of the wrap shown on the CT are distorted, out of place, or misaligned.

which isn't because Tesla is doing anything funny, but instead because as a functional matter, those distortions are necessary to print a panel-specific wrap that realigns the various mismatches in proportions of the CT and F150

just to give one easy example: unlike an F150 (a 2020 model pictured in the wrap), the "wedge" shape of the CT includes a waistline that's upswept compared to its lower body line, whereas the F150 waistline is parallel to its lower body line:

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meanwhile, the CT also has a rearward-slanting tailgate

As a result of these basic proportional differences, Fremont had to morph and distort the F150 proportions to "fit" the CT wedge so that the rear and front 'corners' of the vehicles lined up

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Conversely, let's look at how things would align if, as is being suggested, they merely took the two vehicles outermost 'corners' to match, and then overlayed the F150 "at scale"

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notice that the CT's front door panel gap aligns, but as you move rearward in the vehicle things go way off of what's shown in the wrapped CT

and, no, these aren't intended to be determinative of anything except to show how a scale F150 wrap, fitted to the corners of the CT, would not map over like we see in the wrapped CT whose door lines match, tailights are properly placed, etc.

and that's before we get to the front picture that suggests the entire F150 grill would fit on the CT's forwardmost SS grill panel

and again, I'm just giving the above as one of the more obvious examples of what sort of distortions are required to make a panel-specific CT wrap "match" up with the differing proportions of a 2020 F150

and the purpose of pointing this out isn't to suggest Tesla's doing anything squirrely here.

only to show that these spatially impaired conjectures that this is a "scale" wrap intended by Tesla to demonstrate relative proportions is ... silly
 

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The “Tesla Takeover “ starts today in SLO, we’ll be there tomorrow. Hoping they are shipping the CT here for display!
 


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The “Tesla Takeover “ starts today in SLO, we’ll be there tomorrow. Hoping they are shipping the CT here for display!
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Past few weeks had me thinking along similar lines, including machine finish and 'metal tattooing' engraving like a jeweller might. My brother was a photo-engraver for the HERALD Newspaper and they used a chemical to etch the magnesium typeset plates before broadsheet print. Acid is so 1960s! NOT my scene!
There’s a guy not far from me that does engraving on collector firearms. That if he did the WHOLE CT? How long would that take, and what would that cost???
 

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There’s a guy not far from me that does engraving on collector firearms. That if he did the WHOLE CT? How long would that take, and what would that cost???
Tesla Cybertruck F-150 Wrapped Cybertruck Spotted Driving & Showing Hitch 150a2794


It would be cheaper to have it gold-plated
 
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The “Tesla Takeover “ starts today in SLO, we’ll be there tomorrow. Hoping they are shipping the CT here for display!
Elon “best I can do is a new red model X”

I’m rooting for you ;)
 

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There’s a guy not far from me that does engraving on collector firearms. That if he did the WHOLE CT? How long would that take, and what would that cost???
SHOOT(!) Just ask for a panel at a time.
Tattoo the BLOODY Thing! A rolling work of ART. 'l don't know much about art, but l know what l like' ( Gelett Burgess 1866-1951 )
 


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I know a lot of people are saying “it looks good”…. I’m actually more concerned with the departure angle for not only “baja travel” that Elon stated and and Overlanding enthusiasts like myself crawling over certain rocks or trees.
 

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I know a lot of people are saying “it looks good”…. I’m actually more concerned with the departure angle for not only “baja travel” that Elon stated and and Overlanding enthusiasts like myself crawling over certain rocks or trees.
I just want to not scratch the street like every trailer seems to do in front of my house.

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I just want to not scratch the street like every trailer seems to do in front of my house.
Do you go out an yell at them? :cool:
 
 




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