Who's going to polish their truck?

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Anyone here good enough with photoshop to come up with a polished render?

Seriously considering polishing it to a mirror finish..

Makes me think of all those fancy chrome wrapped cars I see downtown.

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Anyone here good enough with photoshop to come up with a polished render?

Seriously considering polishing it to a mirror finish..

Makes me think of all those fancy chrome wrapped cars I see downtown.

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Or the fuselage of some of our greatest planes like B 17 B 24. Polished to s mirror finish.
Word of caution, there have been tickets and fines imposed on “ mirror” vehicles. Said to pose a hazard to surrounding vehicles due to reflecting light from sun and/ or headlights. But in a CT, you could outrun them. Joke but probably true.

Some of the police around here can be holes. But they don’t get the respect most of them deserve.
I probably would be a hole too.
 
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Sigh... Cody, you have a valid point.

We go on too many road trips down through the states, now this doesn't seem like a great idea.
 

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Sigh... Cody, you have a valid point.

We go on too many road trips down through the states, now this doesn't seem like a great idea.
Oh do it anyway! You’re a rebel,
i mean, you do have a CT!
Paint some nose art on it and let it fly !

kinda a joke but not really.
how about a 2 tone! You could buff top half of truck to a mirror and leave bottom half matte. Bottom half wouldn’t reflect in other drivers eyes, and top half would reflect more sun keeping inside cooler. There is a crisp hard line down the side of the CT anyway. Perfect place to create the edge.
we can get around this im thinking
 

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How about SWIRLS, sorry I could not find any stock photos to convey the point but here are a couple of examples.

"JAZZY BUFFING IT" (SS Grinding Finish) kind of like a paisley tie pattern on metal.



 
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kinda a joke but not really.
how about a 2 tone! You could buff top half of truck to a mirror and leave bottom half matte. Bottom half wouldn’t reflect in other drivers eyes, and top half would reflect more sun keeping inside cooler. There is a crisp hard line down the side of the CT anyway. Perfect place to create the edge.
we can get around this im thinking

If you mirror the bottom half, camouflage the wheels, you created the Star Wars speeder as it drives.
 

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Any design for me will most likely be a wrap and leave the metal as pristine as possible under the dirt and mud.
I hear you john.
I still like the idea of a wrap because you can change it anytime you want.
Printing on the vinyl makes it truly limitless. Like the side of a city bus.
As much attention as the CT will draw, you could theoretically lease the CT as a advertising billboard. Again, side of a city bus.
Maybe enough cash for you to make car payment and charging costs.
Potential for lots of money actually.
 

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I am going to to in on being a rolling billboard. I have a daily 75 mile round trip. I also know a few free charge locations I can have my son wait out while the car charges. Yes, I’m cheep.
 

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okay. well,

if these are allowed on the road I don't see why the cybertruck would be any different

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Well here is a thought. The dairy truck in the photo has a curved surface that does not present such a "sun flash" hazard that a flat panel (mirror) would and potentially blind another driver and cause a wreck. Sun flash is pretty strong. While I worked in the USCG conducting searches in the Carribean it was not uncommon to get a strong signal mirror flash from 7 miles away and they get your attention real quick in a survival situation out on the water.
 
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Well here is a thought. The dairy truck in the photo has a curved surface that does not present such a "sun flash" hazard that a flat panel (mirror) would and potentially blind another driver and cause a wreck. Sun flash is pretty strong. In a survival situation out on the water while I worked in the USCG doing searches in the Carribean it was not uncommon to get strong signal mirror flash from 7 miles away and they get your attention real quick.
That's very good to know, I hadn't thought of it like that
 
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