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Aluminum != Stainless (soft vs. hardened).

The 2B finish is the result of being rolled, so it is matte. While the stainless could be polished to get a uniform appearance, I doubt the original 2B could ever be exactly restored.

I'd like to think that the finished product will have a grained texture that is easier to maintain, but Mr. "best process is no process" will likely want to ship them as-is.
The CT I saw at the Peterson definitely 100% was polished. I included some images below from my visit. There were a lot of swirls on the hood. I imagine that even just using a rag to get the road dust off would leave minor swirl scratches. You can clearly tell that they were testing some different levels of polish and couldn't get them to match on the passenger side doors. I was a little surprised that they presented it like that.

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... You can clearly tell that they were testing some different levels of polish and couldn't get them to match on the passenger side doors. I was a little surprised that they presented it like that.
I guess they're experimenting with different finishes? That's a decision that can wait until about 5 minutes before they start building, so we probably won't hear anything about it from Elon until the first-ship-date approaches.
 

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What I am really scared of is, while parked somewhere, in a mall for instance, finding the car with a lot of scratches. Just because of stupid people trying to scratch "this new material" for fun :confused:
That's why I am thinking of a custom cover. Any ideas?
 

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That's why I am thinking of a custom cover. Any ideas?
If you want to blend in so nobody will notice it,
when parked put a custom cover on the Cybertruck that makes it look like a Ford F-150 ICE.

Alternative is hologram projection image of Ford F-150 ICE.
 

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If you want to blend in so nobody will notice it,
when parked put a custom cover on the Cybertruck that makes it look like a Ford F-150 ICE.

Alternative is hologram projection image of Ford F-150 ICE.
Thinking about it a little more you could blend in easy using a Ford F-150 Lightning image too. They all look the same.
 

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I wonder if Tesla expected the Cybertruck to be

I'm not sure what you are talking about, the Cybertruck blends right in.

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Very good but somethings are missing.
1. Cybertruck is too clean
2. Cybertruck has no skulls and other stuff.
3. Maybe if you add a big V type snow plow blade or a train steam engine locomotive cow catcher/diverter on front of Cybertruck?
 

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Very good but somethings are missing.
1. Cybertruck is too clean
2. Cybertruck has no skulls and other stuff.
3. Maybe if you add a big V type snow plow blade or a train steam engine locomotive cow catcher/diverter on front of Cybertruck?
Not my Photoshop job, I stole it. Probably ought to have a guy with a harpoon gun in the bed of the Cybertruck to really blend in.
 

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Very good but somethings are missing.
1. Cybertruck is too clean
2. Cybertruck has no skulls and other stuff.
3. Maybe if you add a big V type snow plow blade or a train steam engine locomotive cow catcher/diverter on front of Cybertruck?
1) It's stainless.
2) The Road Warrior's and the 'good guys' never had non-utilitarian stuff on their vehicles.
3) That's for the revenge sequence.

-Crissa
 

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Not my Photoshop job, I stole it. Probably ought to have a guy with a harpoon gun in the bed of the Cybertruck to really blend in.
Come on guys. Its missing a tesla coil in the bed. Harpoons are so 90s. Unless you were thinking electromagnetic railgun harpoon with electrified tether. Then I suppose you are on the right track.
 
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