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  1. CADetailing

    Vendor Paint Correction, is it right for YOU?

    Paint Correction IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? A paint correction service will remove fine wash lines, spider webbing, & swirls within the finish of your paint. New and old cars alike could use a paint correction service to prep, refresh, or repair your clear coat. Let's get you set up...
  2. C

    Matte PPF on ultra red

    Just curious, the ultra red is beautiful but I’m wondering if anyone has put matte ppf on it? I don’t wanna hear “why would you ruin the ultra red like that” I’m just curious if anyone has done it. Thanks!
  3. cstromme

    How does the ultrasonic sensors on the FWDs handle PPF?

    With all the trouble the ultrasonic sensors has had with a few extra millimeter of paint on the doors, how in the world are people able to put PPF on the doors and they still function normally? I'm waiting for a new MX that will be here in May, and I've been considering PPF, but thinking about...
  4. K

    PPF suggestion

    Just received my new model X. Would like to know if anyone can suggest me some good PPF/Ceramic coating places in central NJ. Any suggestion will be appreciated
  5. W

    PPF After 1 year?

    Hey y’all so I’ve had my model 3 for about a year or so with about 18k miles at first I didn’t think it would be necessary to get ppf. But now after about a year and a rough winter I was thinking about getting the paint correct and Xpel stealth ppf on the car. I plan on keeping the car for about...
  6. M

    Will install DIY PPF over the weekend from Tesbros on MY

    I'm going to install two PPF kits from Tesbros over the weekend and document my experience for anyone who wants to try it. I'll be doing the front end kit, and the other kit that comes with rockers, trunk, door handles, door trim, and rear lights. I already installed the interior kit and I...
  7. Gleamworks

    Vendor Your Friendly Neighborhood PPF, Ceramic Coating studio in Vancouver

    Hello fellow Vancouverites. It's good to be back to this forum. We would like to say hi to you all and offer our services: Paint Protection Film(also knowns as Clear Bra) , Ceramic Coating, Paint Correction and Window Tinting . We are STEK, CQuartz, and Gtechniq authorized installers. Just...
  8. Ostrichsak

    Took Delivery of MY LR in Colorado, No Gratis Mud Flaps & PPF?

    I'm curious what the deal is with this. I read some saying that some regions get these items installed gratis. Some said their MY had them installed already at delivery while others said that their SA informed them to schedule in the app to have them installed as they didn't have the parts at...
  9. C

    Tons of Micro Sratches On Delivery Day (2023 Black Model Y LR)

    I had to go to a detail shop to get it paint corrected. The paint condition was quite poor. Before and after example. I did a front PPF using Stek Dynoshield 2 step Paint Correction + Ceramic Coating (gtechniq cryal serum light) 360 window tint including front windshield and rear window (Xpel...
  10. TechnicAutoSpa

    Vendor Socal Tesla PPF/Ceramic Tint SUMMER Special ALHAMBRA, CA.

    Hello Tesla Motor Club, We are currently offering PPF SUMMER special promotion at our shop Technic Auto Spa. With any full body ppf job, you will get complimentary decontamination and ceramic coating of the full vehicle. Please send me your name, email, cell and I can send over an itemized...
  11. TechnicAutoSpa

    Vendor Your Friendly Neighborhood Detail Shop(Socal): PPF, Ceramic Tint, Ceramic Coating, Detailing

    Hello Tesla Motor Club! We are a shop based in Alhambra, CA just a little east of DTLA. We offer a variety of detail services, Full Front and Full Body PPF, Ceramic Coating, Ceramic Tint, Paint Correction. Paint Protection Film XPEL/STEK Brands We offer all types of PPF services to protect...
  12. CADetailing

    Vendor Window Tint: Defense For Car Break-In's!

    Don't Be The Next Victim! There's an average of 74 car break-ins each day within San Francisco. Did you know that our IR Window Film could help prevent you from being another statistic? - Let's get you set up with an installation today :) Direct: (415) 622-8327 Check Out Our Website...
  13. S

    Suntek vs XPEL PPF for 2023 Black M3P - Which is a Better Brand?

    Just bought a brand new 2023 M3P with a black exterior and picked it up, last Tuesday, from the dealership. Since I live in Southern California where everyone is forced to drive on freeways, my peers are telling me to consider paint protection film (PPF) before driving it anywhere! They are...
  14. B

    Has anyone tried DIY PPF?

    Any tips and trick on how to best prep it and how long it will take for a full Tesla M3? I had the pros do it on my X. Now I’m considering doing it myself.
  15. CADetailing

    Vendor Ceramic Pro Elite Dealer Location - San Francisco

    Did you know? We're the Tesla home for everything Paint Protection in San Francisco! As a Ceramic Pro Elite Dealer Location, we proudly offer the EXCLUSIVE Ultimate Armor Protection Package and ION Technology Ceramic Coating. The only LIFETIME warrantied Paint Protection Film and Ceramic...
  16. CADetailing

    Vendor New Vendor - California Detailing / Ceramic Pro San Francisco

    Hi there everyone! We are a new vendor to the TMC forums! However, not new to many members within this forum :) I wanted to take a moment to introduce ourselves to the community and those that may not be familiar with what we offer! We are a high-end Paint Protection company within the heart of...
  17. T

    Factory PPF(Paint Protection Film) on 2023 Model Y?

    Hello, I got 2023 Model Y delivered on Nov29, and am considering PPF(Paint protection film) installation. But, when I look at it closely, something is on front bumper, and rear bumper. Only on front bumper and rear bumper. Do you know if these are PPF(Factory installed)? Will it be Ok to...
  18. Alex_XXXX

    Model X LR 2022 - 3.5K miles - best reasonable offer - Princeton, NJ (actual car, no issues, no flipping)

    Received the car on May 25th 2022. Great car in perfect condition (after several trips to the service center all typical for Model X alignment issues were corrected). It is still like a brand new after 6 month, I didn’t have a chance to travel due to work, so odometer is only ~3500 miles. The...
  19. apcautospa

    Vendor Black Friday 2022 is here Early!

    To our friends and customers in the great Pacific Northwest. Enjoy early access to our biggest sale of the year! 30% off Full-front protection a KAVACA paint protection film (snag deal here) OR Free Ceramic Pro Interior protection package with a Ceramic Pro Gold package (up to a $400 value!)...
  20. killertofu

    Feedback on PPF results

    I recently had a full front PPF installed on my new Model Y at a local reputable installer that is well-talked about on this forum. I felt that the price was reasonable and the people were nice; however, a week later after the rain has stopped and some of the air bubbles have dried, I looked at...
  21. iyordanov

    Vendor Pre-cut PPF, tints and wraps - 10% off

    Hey folks I am Iliya and I am the founder of TWRAPS. We're a small family ran business operating from the Bay Area (Northern California). I started TWRAPS last August when I got my Refresh Model S delivered (my wife drives the 3 and waiting for a Y), and since then we've expanded our products...
  22. ALSETAutoDFW

    Vendor DFW PPF, Ceramic, Tint, Chrome Delete, and more at ALSET Auto!

    DFW's only Tesla exclusive aftermarket shop. PPF, ceramic coating, tint, wheel repair, accessory installation, caliper painting, emblem painting, A-pillar blackout, and more. Give us a call or check out our website today and get a free quote. dallas.alsetauto.com In the spirit of Halloween...
  23. Mum Sports

    Vendor Tesla Model 3 Xpel Ultimate Full Front with Window Tint

    ULTIMATE PLUS Paint Protection Film is a virtually invisible urethane layer that protects your vehicle's paint from everyday damages including scuffs, scratches, chips, and more. it's perfect for protecting high-impact areas, adding custom protective accents, or achieving that mirror-like black...
  24. K

    Tint & PPF issues

    So I got my windshield and windows tinted as well as full front end ppf by a highly rated shop according to Yelp. It was xpel xr prime tint and xpel ppf, costed me $3000. It's been almost 2 weeks and I'm seeing debris/dust under both the tint and ppf. The ppf also has bubbles and doesn't lay...
  25. T

    Intersted in DIY PPF Together! Let me know (Houston / Cypress)

    I used to have a Model 3, and have a Model Y getting delivered at the end of the month and wanted to see if anyone is interested in tag-teaming a DIY PPF to my tesla and your tesla. I'm sure with 2 pairs of hands and 2 brains, it may go quicker and lower the frustration level. I am planning on...
  26. W

    PPF Stealth Wrap - Good or Bad?

    Hi there, I just got my Model 3 PPF Stealth wrapped. They had 4 full working days with the car to wrap it and tint the windows. I just got the car back and I feel that they did not do a great job. They mentioned they had to rush because they were running behind and only had 2 days to work on...
  27. NJGuy

    PPF recommendations in Central NJ

    Hi All, Any PPF recommendations in Central New Jersey? I see one recommendation for Fairlawn, NJ which is kind of far from me. Appreciate the responses.
  28. krashinit

    PPF/Ceramic/Tint Expectations and Results

    I recently took delivery of my Model X in August, but Tesla had to take it back to repair/replace a lot, including the windshield. About three weeks ago, I got it back and took it to the highest-rated luxury wrap place I could find in Cleveland, and they kept it for two and a half weeks. They...
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    My new baby straight home from Wrap Innovations.
  30. RandyChicago

    pristine 2022 Tesla Model S MSM/BLK 2500 miles, FSD, Xpel wrapped/tinted

    This is a pristine 2022 Tesla Model S, in Midnight Silver Metallic, with a black (vegan) leather interior. Just under 2500 miles on it as of this posting, with the updated 21" wheels and tires having less than 1000 miles on them (and no curb or even tire rash). I have a second set of (20"...
  31. D

    Model Y Front Bumper-Only PPF Cost in San Jose, CA Area

    Hey guys, Anyone has any recommendation for a reliable and cost-effective xpel ppf application just on the front bumper of a Tesla model Y, in San Jose, CA Area? I already have an existing one which has some minor damages on the surface which I do not think will be able to repair by using a...
  32. tmruwart

    2022 MYP with full-body STEK Prismatic PPF wrap

    Took delivery of my shiny new deep metalic blue 2022 MYP in late June. Brought it over to TintPros in Fridley, Minnesota three days after taking delivery and had it wrapped with STEK Prismatic (aka DYNOPrism) PPF. It is a clear vinyl that is designed to transition the blue to purple depending on...
  33. A

    Is it worth it to get PPF and/or ceramic coating? What is a fair price?

    Hi, I took delivery of my Model Y (black) this week. Is it worth it to get PPF and/or ceramic coating? What is a fair price to pay in the Bay area? These are the two quotes I got so far PPF - $5000, PPF + Ceramic Coating - $6000 PPF + Ceramic Coating - $8000 Thanks Apoorva
  34. R

    21' Tesla Model S Refresh, Low Milage

    Selling my in perfect condition refresh Tesla Model S. Located in Los Angeles, CA. Paint is fully protected with clear/hydrophobic Suntek Reaction wrap PPF. Handwashed bi-weekly. 0 scratches, 0 swirls, 0 marring. No rim damage or scratches. Non-smoking owner and kept indoors. Immaculately...
  35. M

    PPF installer recommendation in the Bay Area

    Hi there, Do you know a PPF installer you'd recommend in the Bay Area? TIA.
  36. ALSETAutoDFW

    Vendor ALSET Auto Dallas 5% off all services! Save $ on ppf, ceramic coating, tint, and more!

    Hey Tesla Motors Clubbers, ALSET Auto Dallas is currently running a special on 5% off all services! We are DFW's only Tesla exclusive aftermarket shop. PPF, ceramic coating, tint, chrome delete, wheel repair, accessory installation, caliper painting, emblem painting, a pillar blackout, and...
  37. N

    Review - Best PPF / Ceramic in Bay Area

    TL;DR: Go see Marcos at Final Touch in Redwood City. Best price by several thousand dollars, unparalleled customer service, and an incredible install. SUPER HAPPY WITH THE WORK!! I will be taking all my future cars to Marcos and his wife at Final Touch. It has taken me a while to write this...
  38. stickercity.com

    Vendor TESLA Windshield Rock Chip Protection , Ceramic Coating and Paint Protection films

    Are you getting rock chips and cracks on your TESLA's windshield? We have been hearing this complaint from many TESLA owners and we have 2 solutions that can help significantly reduce the chance of damage to your windshield. Please call one our team members at 818-905-5678 to help guide you...
  39. DaylightWT


  40. M

    Paint Protective Film on Leased Tesla?

    Just took delivery of a 2022 Model S Refreshed, and was thinking of having PPF (paint protective film) professionally applied to the front. However, this car is on a 3-year lease and Tesla leases don't have a buyout provision, so the car is definitely going back to Tesla after three years...
  41. ALSETAutoDFW

    Vendor Dallas PPF, Ceramic, Tint, Chrome Delete, and more at ALSET Auto!

    Alset Auto is DFW's only Tesla exclusive aftermarket shop. PPF, ceramic coating, tint, chrome delete, wheel repair, accessory installation, caliper painting, emblem painting, a pillar blackout, and more. If you can do something to a Tesla, we can help! Here's a few examples of what we've been up...
  42. Metropolitan Detail

    Vendor Tesla Model 3 dressed in STEK DYNOpurple Protective Styling Film

    I don't think it needs to be further discussed that Tesla's are in need of paint protection film when new as this 29 page thread goes into a lot of details. We are not in the business of just making Tesla's look amazing, but also protecting your investment for the long term. Metropolitan...
  43. D

    Xpel ultimate fusion PPF Model 3 Install

    Hi, I have asked for a quote for xpel ultimate fusion for a model 3. Xpel ultimate fusion apperently has a ceramic coating built into the PPF. Has anyone used it ? Any good? - I cant find any reviews on the internet. I asked the PPF installer if there will be seams left on any areas, he said...
  44. Y

    Bad XPEL Installation?

    Hello, Today I got my new MYP back after paying $3k for XPEL front clip PPF and XPEL tint by an XPEL certified installer. I’ve noticed a lot of dust related bubbles on both the PPF and tint and am wondering if this is normal, or if I should be contacting the installer. I also had the mirror...
  45. Metropolitan Detail

    Vendor Tesla Model S dressed in STEK DYNOgray Protective Styling Film

    Tesla offers only 5 paint color choices, and all of them need to be protected. The Paint Protection Film game has been completely transformed by STEK and their lineup of Protective Styling Films. We had the opportunity to transform this new Tesla Model S Plaid with STEK DYNOgray, a European...
  46. iyordanov

    Vendor Calipers vinyl wrap for Model 3

    Hey guys I am Iliya, a long time Tesla owner, Currently I have a M3 and the refresh MS. Back in September last year I've decided to start my own Tesla after-market accessories company , called TWRAPS, and I do all the vinyl/ppf/tints production myself, in-house in California. Since the start I...
  47. ALSETAutoDFW

    Vendor ALSET Auto FREE TINT Special!

    Beat the Texas heat this summer with our window tint special! Book any paint protection service at Alset Auto and get $299 off window tint. At Alset Auto, we offer PPF, ceramic coating, window tint, chrome delete, emblem blackout, caliper paint, wheel repair, and powder coating. Check out our...
  48. 240vPlug

    Deciding on Touch Up or PPF

    I like many others am trying to decide on PPF if it is worth the investment (not just in a monetary sense). I have a couple of questions for the community on this. 1) For those that decided on no PPF how do you approach touchups (e.g DIY, detailer, body shop)? 2) for those that chose PPF what...
  49. K

    PPF recommendations in Phoenix

    Hi everyone. I’m picking up my MYP next week. I’m planning on doing the following to the car immediately: - Full PPF - Window Tints (front, windshield, and sunroof) for the heat in Phoenix - potentially ceramic coating? Is it worth it? Does anyone have a recommended shop in the Phoenix area...
  50. PPF Guys

    Vendor Vancouver PPF GUYS Paint Protection Film Specialists - Xpel Ultimate Plus/Fusion - Stealth - Ceramic Coating

    Hello TMC Tesla owners, Vancouver Tesla Paint Protection Film Specialists. PPF Guys specialize in Paint Protection Film installations on all Tesla models S, 3, X, Y. Locally owned and operated, PPF Guys has been helping car owners throughout Greater Vancouver to protect their vehicles from...

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