Tesla Model S Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model S: Badge - Ludicrous Speed (Retrofit)

Tesla Model S (2012-2024) Service Manual / Exterior fittings / Badge - Ludicrous Speed (Retrofit)

Special tool required for this procedure:

Supplier Part Number Description
Tesla 1054190-00-A FEELER GAUGES
Procedure

Note: This procedure only applies to retrofitting the Ludicrous Speed badge on vehicles that already have the Performance battery badge installed. If installing the Performance battery badge and Ludicrous Speed badge together, refer to procedure 12050602 (refer to procedure).

  1. Use alcohol wipes to thoroughly clean the area below the battery badge. Wait until the area is fully dry before continuing this procedure. Caution: Care must be taken to avoid damage to paintwork and exterior trim.
  2. Affix a piece of masking tape vertically so that the right side of the tape touches the upper and lower left points of the "P" badge.

    Badge - Ludicrous Speed (Retrofit)

  3. Peel off the plastic front badge carrier from the "Ludicrous Speed" badge.
  4. Remove the plastic backing from the "Ludicrous Speed" badge.
  5. Place a 1 mm feeler gauge at the base of the "P" badge. Affix the LH edge of the "Ludicrous Speed" badge so that the top of the badge is flush with the feeler gauge and the LH side of the badge is flush with the masking tape.

    Badge - Ludicrous Speed (Retrofit)

  6. Place a 1 mm feeler gauge at the base of the "D" badge. Affix the RH edge of the "Ludicrous Speed" badge so that the top of the badge is flush with the feeler gauge.

    Badge - Ludicrous Speed (Retrofit)

  7. Firmly apply pressure all along the "Ludicrous Speed" badge to ensure that it is secured to the liftgate.
  8. Remove the masking tape and clean any leftover residue.

    READ NEXT:

     Bracket - License Plate - Front (Retrofit)

    Special tool required for this procedure: Supplier Part Number Description

     Door Mirror Assembly - LH (Remove and Replace)

     Door Mirror Assembly - LH (Remove)

    Removal Lower the front window glass. Remove the door trim panel (refer to procedure). Carefully release the clips (x2) that secure the front top end of the flap seal to the door.

    SEE MORE:

     Light - Fog/Reverse - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

    Removal Remove the liftgate applique (refer to procedure). Remove the tailgate lower finisher (refer to procedure). Release the watershield for access to the fog/reverse lamp. Note: A new watershield might be required if the adhesive is unable to secure it in posit

     Frame - Seat Back - 2nd Row Seat - RH (Remove and Replace)

    Removal Remove Rear RH seat back rest assembly and remove Pivot lock from outboard side of assembly (refer to procedure) Release and remove latch cover from seat back. Release cover from seat back frame. Remove

    © 2019-2024 Copyright www.tesms.org