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  1. Schmeltz318

    Rally Armors Mud Flaps for Model 3

    Hey everyone, I wanted to share my results with Rally Armors Mud Flaps for Model 3. After having the cheap $30 Chinese mud flaps for half a year and not liking the fitment and the contact they were make with the paint, I knew I needed something better. I wanted a quality product and good paint...
  2. TheFuturist

    To PPF or not to PPF my M3P

    Hi all, So owing to the paint quality we have come to expect with Tesla’s (some of which I have read on this forum with Model 3s) I am seriously considering getting full PPF (Xpel) done on the vehicle. I have been quoted £3650+Vat for the full vehicle which includes full detail and ceramic...
  3. Targe

    Vendor Introducing Windshield Gard, now available for the Model Y

    Hi all! We have had lots of success with our Tesla Windshield Protection Film kits for the Model 3, X, and S. Our kits are preshaped and precut, so your detailer/installer doesn't need to heat or cut the film on your vehicle. Normally Windshield protection film is too difficult and risky to be...
  4. SunTek

    Blog PPF is Personal - Choose What’s Right for You

    Level of protection, film finish, coverage areas…there’s a lot to consider after you’ve made that first important decision to get paint protection film for your Tesla. It can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Steer clear of confusion by focusing on three key aspects of PPF first, and...
  5. SunTek

    Blog 5 Ways to Prepare for a Tesla Road Trip

    Hearing the call of the open road? Overdue to explore a new place? Missing familiar faces? Thinking ahead to the holidays? Whatever your reason for a road trip, we’ve got you covered. Follow the advice here to prepare yourself and your Tesla for the most stress-free, satisfying highway adventure...
  6. MotoShield Pro

    Blog Why You Should Shield The Sun With Ceramic Window Tint

    There’s no doubt that Teslas are beautiful and stylish. Much has to do with the glass around and above passengers which give full sight of their surroundings. However, all that glass also puts the car at a higher risk for heat exposure and heat build up inside the cabin. You wouldn’t spend a day...
  7. SunTek

    Blog Which PPF Install Method is Better?

    People argue that if the results are professional and precise, it makes no difference what method is used for your paint protection film installation. But if you’re wondering what really happens during an installation, this won’t win you over. You’ll want to understand bulk and pattern methods...
  8. K

    Paint protection film and ceramic coating in Maine?

    I am looking for a recommendation for a place to have paint protection film and ceramic coating in done Maine? I am in midcoast Maine and haven't had any lot of luck with any place getting back to me. Our model Y is approaching a month old and needs protection. Thanks in advance!
  9. SunTek

    Vendor How to Make Your Tesla a Cleaner, Safer Place

    We all do our best to follow CDC hygiene guidelines, feel confident that our hand washing technique has been perfected, and have a favorite 20-second song to prove it. But what else will help make your Tesla safer in a COVID-19 world? We’ve got helpful ideas for you. Disinfect Your Interior...
  10. AutoArmour

    Vendor Xpel STEALTH PPF projects by Auto Armour

    Hey Everyone, We wanted to begin sharing some of the in depth projects we have going on in our shop. These projects are primarily Xpel Stealth and I'll list the other services below. We have been serving the Socal area out of San Diego for over 10 years and in the clear bra industry for over...
  11. appearancesolutions

    Vendor New Tesla Model Y @ Appearance Solutions in Sacramento, CA

    Hello TMC Members! Appearance Solutions is excited to share the first 2020 Tesla Model Y (Pearl White Multi-Coat) project to grace our shop! We currently have another Y (Red Multi-Coat) in the shop for a full XPEL wrap. At the beginning of the year we received a call from our previous client...
  12. Mum Sports

    Vendor COVID-19 Relief Discount on PPF (Paint Protection Film) and Ceramic Pro Coating

    During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Mum Sports has an exciting offer for Tesla car owners!! Bring your car to us and avail a Flat 5% Discount On Ceramic Pro Coating and Paint Protection Film The Mum Sports crew is proudly serving Tesla car owners by providing excellence in Ceramic Pro Coating...
  13. ParksDetailing

    Vendor Tesla Model 3 Matte Paint Protection Film Conversion

    Hello All, My name is Nick Parks, and I am the owner and operator of Parks Detailing. My company recently joined the Tesla Motors Club as a detailing vendor for the Southeast, and we couldn't be more excited to be a part of this amazing community. We look forward to connecting with you all...
  14. SETautocare

    Vendor Ceramic Coatings | Paint Protection Film | Window Tinting

    Hello TMC ! SET Auto Care is a fully insured company that specializes in automotive Window Tinting and Ceramic Coating and Paint Protection Film Based In Vaughan Ontario Through the use of the most cutting edge products and techniques, we strives to achieve results that push the envelope of...
  15. H

    Wanted in Atlanta: ceramic coating, chrome delete, window tint, and possibly paint protection film

    Hello everyone. Mark in Atlanta here. Hoping all is well. Hey, I’m considering ceramic coating and other cosmetic services for my 2019 model S. Can anyone recommend a vendor or two that can do a good job at a great price? I see a bunch on yelp, Facebook, and through google searches. Prices...
  16. bchan911

    Paint Protection Film (PPF) & Ceramic Coating

    So, now that orders are around the corner. I wanted to see and hear some insights about preference on exterior protection for Teslas and what products you recommend. Maybe it's none at all! PPF & Ceramic Coating are the big players out there, but can get quite expensive depending on how much...
  17. apcautospa

    Vendor Ceramic Pro - Paint Protection Film - KAVACA

    Hey folks! I wanted to pass along a new product that is available for your Tesla's paint protection that was launched at the 2019 SEMA conference. Many of you know about Ceramic Pro as a ceramic coating company, but did you know they launched their first product in the PPF a.k.a clear bra...
  18. Capitol Shine

    Vendor Choices: Paint Protection Film, Clear Bra, Coatings, Tint, Sealants

    Lots of choices for protecting your vehicle. Read our blog post to find out which option might be best for your vehicle! Choices: Paint Protection Film, Clear Bras, Ceramic Coatings, Tint, Sealants - Capitol Shine Blog
  19. EVSmartParts

    Vendor TESLA factory mud flap review

    EVSmartParts.com paint protection Mud Flap system does a better job than Tesla.Inc factory mud flaps in many aspects. This is just one of them. One of our early design requirements was: · Must not trap salty mud behind the mud flap.
  20. Premiertint

    Vendor Premier Auto Tint

    We recently finished up this full color change wrap on this Model 3 Performance. We also did Satin Black Chrome Delete and XPEL XR Prime Plus window tint!!!
  21. EVSmartParts

    Vendor EVSmartParts.com offers maximum protection mud flaps with minimalist visual impact. Made in USA!

    If you are concerned about the looks of your car AFTER this coming winter please check out our website NOW Home - Splash Page to see extremely effective and durable mud flaps with minimum visual impact on your TESLA Model 3. Inconspicuous, very low, very wide, quiet, and flexible...
  22. RDI Detailing

    Vendor Ceramic Coating OPTI - COAT Vancouver & Richmond

    Our services: Ceramic Coating: Opti - Coat PRO / PRO + / Paint Protection Film: (Xpel Ultimate Plus / SunTek Ultra) Vinyl wrap: (Avery Dennison / 3M) Paint correction / Polishing Window tint Over 150 Tesla projects have been done in last 2 years. ( Model 3, Model X / S) Tesla paint issues...
  23. AusDetail

    Vendor XPEL PPF (paint protection film)

    Hello Tesla owners, It's time to get protected. We are Sydney's leading XPEL PPF applicator and we ecstatic to announce our partnership with the Tesla Motors Club as the first Australian Vendor. Some of you may know what XPEL PPF is, but if you don't, PPF otherwise known as Paint Protection...
  24. Rodztintshop

    Vendor Rodz Tint Shop | Blog

    We've decided to post a thread with our work. We'll be posting pictures of our work from start to finish. To start this thread off, here are some of our favorite pictures of our results. I hope everyone likes them as well. Smoked headlights & tail lights | LLumar CTX 30% all around & Air80 on...
  25. H

    Has anyone DIY'd a PPF installation?

    I'm sure someone has. I am trying to figure out is it cost effective vs having an installer do it. If you don't mind answering a couple questions, I would be grateful. How much material did you need? Where did you source the material? Thanks
  26. Rodztintshop

    Vendor Tint, Ceramic Coating & Paint Protection

    New Look, New Deals. Coming Soon. A friendly reminder that we are no longer holding group order events. Check out our previous thread for our current pricing list. Feel free to call or email us for a quote. Get a free console wrap with a complete package purchase. 16560 Harbor Blvd Ste. F...
  27. Rodztintshop

    Vendor Tesla Model 3 with Paint Protection + Ceramic Coating

    Check out this Tesla Model 3 we worked on. The client wanted paint protection so we went with the LLumar Platinum Paint Protection and a full ceramic coating with Ceramic Pro. Any opinions or questions on our work? Find us on Instagram at @Rodztintshop. Check out our previous threads for our...
  28. SunTek

    Vendor What is it like to have PPF?

    SunTek is interested in learning what changed for you after having paint protection film installed on your Tesla. For instance: do you no longer worry about swirl marks from car washes because your PPF is self-healing? This may differ for each owner, as it may depend on the PPF type you have...
  29. TheTeslaStudio

    Vendor Clear bra installation gone wrong

    This new Tesla Model 3 Performance was taken to another shop to have the paint protective film aka clear bra installed on the full front end of the vehicle. The biggest issues found on this job were misalignment of the clear bra and cuts into the paint when they tried to trim it. We can not...
  30. M

    Front a Bumper Lip Protection

    I have a 2018 MS 100D and I’m concerned about damaging the bottom of the front bumper lip. I know PPF will protect the front-end, but pulling up against curbing will tear right through that film. Can anyone recommend a product that will protect the bottom of the lip?? Thanks!
  31. AutoArmour

    Vendor San Diego Cars and Coffee 4/6/19

    Hi everyone, We're hosting a Cars and Coffee event in San Diego on Saturday April 6th. There will be complimentary coffee and donuts, as well as healthy food vendors (Thyme For Lunch & Everbowl), and a DJ providing music. While not exclusive to Teslas, a lot of our customers are Tesla owners...
  32. XPEL

    Vendor XPEL Ceramic Coating Now Available and PPF Safe

    XPEL FUSION PLUS Ceramic Coating is a nano ceramic clear liquid coating that can be applied to paint, glass, vinyl and paint protection films, which provides a fortified layer of vehicle protection. Bonding at a molecular level, the ceramic coating seals and protects vehicle surfaces from...
  33. FlyErik

    Putting plastic/vinyl UNDER your HOV stickers.....?

    I was trying to figure out a way NOT to destroy or damage the beautiful paint on my M3 and wondered what would happen if I took a thick ziploc baggie, cut the plastic SLIGHTLY smaller than each HOV sticker, and then applied it.... This might only leave an outline if I decide to remove the...
  34. Rodztintshop

    Vendor Rodz Tint Shop

    Visit our Showroom to see our products in action! Find Us: Rodz Tint Shop - Fountain Valley, CA https://www.rodztintshop.com/ See what we’re doing: Rodz Tint Shop (@rodztintshop) • Instagram photos and videos Contact Us: Jesse | Sarai | Mayra 714-760-4228 | [email protected] 16560...
  35. Capitol Shine

    Vendor Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro Paint Protection Actually Bonds With The Paint

    More info on the Ceramic Pro application and how it bonds with the paint. Capitol Shine's Ceramic Pro Paint Protection Actually Bonds With The Paint - Capitol Shine Blog Our Capitol Shine blog has lots of information and blog posts on Ceramic Pro, Paint Protection Film and Opti-Coat!
  36. Extreme Autowerks

    Vendor You can't know the GOOD without the BAD!

    How do we build trust with potential new clients? Don't lie, don't talk a lot of BS, and show them our work :) Simple and straight forward. Now, you may think we just chose the worst of the worst for our comparison pics, but I assure you, we've seen MUCH worse come through our doors. We've...
  37. AutoElegance

    Vendor New England Paint Protection Film

    At Automotive Elegance we service any vehicle and any need of a customer in the paint protection world! However this is a Tesla website so we are here to focus on Tesla owners and their specific needs. The delivery dates have been really erratic for new Model 3 owners and we have been working...
  38. 5PointAutoSpa

    Vendor San Diego - Clear Bra / Paint Protection Film - Are Kit Installs Bad? What is a Custom Install?

    When it comes to protecting your Tesla Paint there's not doubt that clear bra which is also known as paint protection film (PPF) is king. The big name in clear bra right now is XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS. XPEL is widely considered to be the standard in self-healing film and any paint protection film...
  39. F

    New England Group Buy - Paint Protection Firm, Wrap, Tinting...

    I have a Model 3 coming so I am doing the legwork to put together a group buy in New England (RI/MA/NH). DM me if you might be interested in participating and let me know what service you want. Please DM with the following information. Email: Model: Wanted: For example: Email...
  40. YauKwan

    Northern New Jersey Tint and Paint Protection Reccomendation

    For anyone looking to get their car tinted or protection film installed in northern New Jersey area. I just got mine done at NJ Boom Boom in Palisades Park NJ. They carry llumar line of tint and are able to do a full rear window tint on the model 3. I went with the nano ceramic CTX line of tint...
  41. XPEL

    Vendor New Window Tint Blocks 98% Infrared Heat by XPEL

    The next generation of automotive window film has arrived. As one of the most trusted brands in automotive paint protection & window film, we are proud to announce the unveiling of the all new XPEL PRIME XR PLUS. A unique multi-layer nano particle construction. Unrivaled heat rejection...
  42. TheTeslaStudio

    Vendor Our exclusive Tesla Detail Studio is under construction - Follow the Process

    As we mentioned earlier in the year, we are opening a studio in Tampa that will be exclusively for Tesla vehicles. This new facility is located exactly 1 mile from the new Tesla service center in north Tampa. In this location we will be offering: Window tinting Auto detailing Clear bra...
  43. EVS Motors

    Vendor Chrome Delete/Vinyl Wrapping on Teslas at EVS Motors!

    Ever since we received our first Model S when it was first released, we've been helping clients make their S, X, and 3 truly unique and their own. One of the most popular mods we offer is vinyl wrapping, and especially chrome deleting. Chrome deleting is essentially "deleting" all the chrome...
  44. Metropolitan Detail

    Vendor Tesla Model 3 Protection

    The best time to protect your new car is when it's BRAND NEW. The very best way to protect your car is wrapping it in self healing, hydrophobic and extremely glossy STEK DYNOshield. DYNOshield is infused with a nano coating during the manufacturing process making it the easiest to maintain...
  45. Auto Paint Guard

    Vendor Tesla Model 3 - Paint Protection Film, Ceramic Coating and Window Film

    The long wait is finally over and the Model 3s are rolling in. A long-term customer of APG, brought in their new Model 3 for paint protection film and window tint. After going over all options, we decided to do the following: Paint Protection Film: Full Hood, Full Fenders, Mirrors, Lights...
  46. TheTeslaStudio

    Vendor Tesla Model X - Full body custom clear bra installation

    Tesla Model X P100D Full vehicle custom clear bra installation and Gtechniq Crystal Serum ceramic coating application. This post is to show Tesla owners how we do our custom clear bra installations. We don't just cut film from a machine and put it on a car. We take the time to make our...
  47. S

    FS - 2017 Tesla Model X 90D Blue / White 6 Seat/ Wall Charger / Satin Black Wrap/ $95k

    2017 Tesla model X - 90 D battery, range is 257-260 miles on a full 100% charge. AP2 enabled. I won an exclusive black wall charger that has Elon’s autograph and will mail to the lucky new owner once it arrives. Free supercharging for life and has the following options: Odometer - 9300 miles...
  48. C

    Prevent fingernail scratch around door handle

    Hi everyone - since the model 3’s exterior door handle requires a push-n-grab action to open the door, the area above the door handle seems to get scratched very easy by fingernail from everyday use (sort of like the door cup area in a traditional car door). Anyone have some creative idea on...
  49. KManS

    2013 Model S P85+ Drivers Edition $60k

    My Model 3 is arriving shortly and I need to either trade in my Model S or sell it outright before acquiring my Model 3. I purchased this Model S at the end of July 2017 from Tesla via the CPO program and it came with an additional 4 years 50,000 mile warranty. The car originally came from...
  50. C

    2015 70D Model S - Autopilot, Warranty, 16500 miles, Metallic Blue - Denver

    Hello, This posting is for a Deep Blue Metallic September 2015 Model S P70D with approximately 16,500 miles located in Denver, CO. I work from home, so the mileage is very low… and the car is in excellent condition. Only reason I’m selling it is I’m getting another model S in March!! $61,000...

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