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    Paint Repair and Coating in Houston?

    Hello, I live in south Houston, TX and am trying to find a reputable place to get my 2020 Model 3/metallic blue paint repaired (there are a few chips) and get a permanent PPF if possible. Does anyone know of a place that they've been to/recommend? Willing to go to other parts of town if needed...
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    Third party paint protection film alternatives?

    I just bought a new model 3 and was advised to get the film protection for the bottom of the car. I noticed it's sold out on Tesla's website and was told it will be a while before it's back in stock. Are there any 3rd party alternatives recommended? I found a lot on Amazon but don't know...
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    Got rear-ended with minor damage, bumper replacement or repaint ?

    So Other person's insurance is going to Pay. We both have the Same Insurance Company. So initially I got a quote from Tesla it will cost $800 ( basically they will replace the bumper ). But Insurance insisted to go certified body shop which they are going to repaint and change one sensor and it...
  4. PPFVIP

    Vendor Tesla Model 3 Full Body Paint Protection

    We recently finished this project and gained an other happy customer. As we all know, unfortunately Tesla vehicles have an accelerated paint degradation problem. We wouldn't want to go into details why. This article is not about that. It's about the solution. And this solution called: paint...
  5. 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...
  6. LukeT

    Scratches and paint protection

    Hi folks, My next pre-buying question is paint protection. I live somewhere (rural Devon) where there are a lot of very narrow lanes, a lot of reversing and passing in tight spots. A lot of brushing thorny hedges, essentially. Folk in new cars look petrified when you meet them on the lanes...
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    Paint Protection and tinting

    Hello All, I am a new owner of a Tesla model X. I have seen quite a few videos on youtube about ceramic coatings and clear bra's for the front of the car. I guess my question is, is this worth the cost? Is the Tesla paint susceptible to damage more so than other car paints? I live in the...
  8. Jean-Claude

    Vendor How our clients sold their P85 and received a maximum return in 2 weeks...and upgraded to a P100D

    3 years ago we got a call from a potential client inquiring about some protective services on a P85 that was scheduled to arrive in the following month. What followed was a few weeks of communication ironing out what exact services were going to be the best fit for these new Tesla Model S P85...

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