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Old 10-30-2018, 02:37 PM   #681 (permalink)
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They would earn more profit of it was built like a normal car.
But musk says changes to the body have been made since the Detroit Auto necromancers tore that one apart in 2017, but didn't say what.

Yes the rear wheel well on each side of the car used something like 9 pieces if I remember correctly it weighed substantially more than a normal car that uses a 1 piece wheel well.
The more pieces that make the whole the wider the tolerances are going to be. Unless you can measure and cut something back to retain consistency, but that's not how cars are made.

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