This is a DIY (Do It Yourself) modification instruction on how to change your dash trim on the Model 3. Tesla currently offers their Tesla Model 3 in Black or White Trim. The black trim comes with a traditional brown wood look and the white comes with a white or ceramic wood look.
What if you like neither and want to switch it to black wood, carbon, piano, chrome, marble, granite, whatever you like. You can change it easily!
Mod Estimated Time : 2 Hours
Step 1 : Buy the wrap you like. Trim needs to be at least 5ft (so buy a 6ft wrap)
Here are a few choices
Step 2 : Buy any plastic pry tool if you don’t have one
Step 3 : Wait for the items to arrive
Step 4 : Open your driver side door and use the plastic pry tool to remove dash trim side cover
Step 5 : Lift the Dash Trim Out
Step 6 : Do the same to the passenger’s side
Step 7 : Carefully remove entire dash trim out
Step 8 : Cut out the wrap to your trim size
Cut it slightly bigger. The idea is to wrap around and cut off any excess
Step 9 : Wrap the wood trim with your wrap
Use a card to push out any air bubbles and to get edges
Use a hair dryer to make the wrap tight fit
Step 10 : Put the dash trim back on
Step 11 : Put both the dash trim covers back on
Step 12 : You’re Done! Admire your work!