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Rear Lic plate in the Snow

Anyone else notice that the rear lic plate gets completely covered in the snow? Does this happen without the spoiler? I do not have front plates and when this happens, I have no plates visible. Its not a big problem, I just wipe it off when I stop. Just curious...

This is an unfortunate side-effect of the car being so aerodynamic. The snow slides right over the car, then slows down once it gets past the rear liftgate, allowing the air to blow it directly at the back of the car. Aside from developing a spoiler that is designed specifically to blow the snow away from the back of the car (negatively impacting the drag coefficient) it is just the nature of this beast.

I'm curious if this effect is more intense with or without the spoiler...

No spoiler here and it definitely happens. Dirt too.

Thanks...I have the spoiler. Sounds like its the same either way.

..not just snow, but also road dust & dirt is attracted to the rear trim & bumper.

I consider it a feature.

You may have seen this pic before - I forget where I copied it.

 photo TeslaRoofSpoilerandrearglass_zpsd4752d00.jpg

Jerry
ForMyTesla.com

Obscuring the license plate: a feature.

Obscuring the rear-view camera: not so much.


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