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Saw these guys on my bike ride today near Woodside, CA. They were not in a talkative mood... maybe because I mentioned every Tom, Dick and Harry has access to the F-150 Lightning and there are a ton of videos.

Three guys inside - hardly wanted me to even take a pic.

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Saw these guys on my bike ride today near Woodside, CA. They were not in a talkative mood... maybe because I mentioned every Tom, Dick and Harry has access to the F-150 Lightning and there are a ton of videos.

Three guys inside - hardly wanted me to even take a pic.

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You lure more bees with honey than vinegar 😂!
 

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It seems like none of the videos/photos of the vehicles charging have shown the light bar being used as a charge indicator. I wonder if that feature has been removed? They still state it as a feature on the website...but not everything on the site is accurate anymore, so who knows.

The charging indicator did seem like a nifty idea, though I don't know how useful or practical it would be in real life.
 

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It seems like none of the videos/photos of the vehicles charging have shown the light bar being used as a charge indicator. I wonder if that feature has been removed? They still state it as a feature on the website...but not everything on the site is accurate anymore, so who knows.

The charging indicator did seem like a nifty idea, though I don't know how useful or practical it would be in real life.
Judging by all the secrecy they probably don't want a shining beacon of light saying LOOK AT ME while charging 😂 😂 😂
 

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Will never buy a Land Rover again!!!
R1S looking good...first thing I'll do is ceramic coat all that plastic door cladding and trim. I've done it personally on two vehicles I own (although not with this much plastic) and it works really well, not only on the paint, but plastic as well, and is so easy to apply. Great UV protection and grime washes right off.
 

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first thing I'll do is ceramic coat all that plastic door cladding and trim.
I'm planning to do the same. Did you have it done, or DIY?
 

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R1S looking good...first thing I'll do is ceramic coat all that plastic door cladding and trim. I've done it personally on two vehicles I own (although not with this much plastic) and it works really well, not only on the paint, but plastic as well, and is so easy to apply. Great UV protection and grime washes right off.

Likewise and I will PPF the front, in fact about to do it right now on my other car for sell prep!
 

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Will never buy a Land Rover again!!!
I'm planning to do the same. Did you have it done, or DIY?
Sky, I did it myself. I bought this Duraslic 1500 extreme based on this video from Pan the Organizer (not a big fan of this guy but he's informative). He shows how to prep paint and apply. A bit pricey for the bottle, but I have enough left over for a second small vehicle. I have been very happy with the results so far...

 

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Likewise and I will PPF the front, in fact about to do it right now on my other car for sell prep!
Any idea how much a PPF costs? I'd really like to full-body PPF my R1T, assuming it's not outrageously expensive. I've never done PPF on one of my vehicles so I don't know costs.

I was initially considering only the front and hood, but realized that with a truck like this that will see a lot of off-road and adventure, it'd be great to do full-body. Protect from dirt and rocks kicked up on the doors by the wheels, protect the tailgate from things hauled in the bed, etc etc.
 

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Saw these guys on my bike ride today near Woodside, CA. They were not in a talkative mood... maybe because I mentioned every Tom, Dick and Harry has access to the F-150 Lightning and there are a ton of videos.

Three guys inside - hardly wanted me to even take a pic.

IMG_1858.jpeg
Looks like Cañada Rd near Edgewood Rd .
 

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Will never buy a Land Rover again!!!
Any idea how much a PPF costs? I'd really like to full-body PPF my R1T, assuming it's not outrageously expensive. I've never done PPF on one of my vehicles so I don't know costs.

I was initially considering only the front and hood, but realized that with a truck like this that will see a lot of off-road and adventure, it'd be great to do full-body. Protect from dirt and rocks kicked up on the doors by the wheels, protect the tailgate from things hauled in the bed, etc etc.
Yes, full vehilce Xpel PPF on an SUV is around $7k. +/-
 
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