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California / SF Bay Area: Detailer recommendations

Discussion in 'California' started by metafor, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. metafor

    metafor Member

    Aug 13, 2012
    Bay Area, CA
    So I've tried washing the car myself and despite my best efforts, I get the feeling I just cannot clean the paint as well as a professional detailer.

    Can anyone in the SF Bay Area recommend a detailer that will do a good deep clean with a clay bar? Perhaps apply a coat of finish after along with glass treatment with rain-ex.

  2. Merrill

    Merrill Active Member

    Jan 23, 2013
    Sonoma, California
    I will be taking my Model S to Orinda Auto Detail next week for paint correction and Opti-coat. Joe has done over 80 Tesla's, so he knows the car. I will let you know how it comes out, he is getting good reviews.
  3. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

    Feb 6, 2011
    Columbia River Gorge
    Mod Note: I've updated the title from "Detailer Recommendations" to reflect the region. Please remember that thread titles show up in the general feed and it's helpful to other members to put a little more information in the title.

    Thanks guys!
  4. JPP

    JPP Active Member

    Feb 4, 2013
    SF Bay Area, CA
    Joe at Orinda Auto Detail did my multi-coat red. Full detail/paint perfection and OptiCoat Pro. Dismounted the rims to do all the sides. OptiCoat on the glass and plastic too. Can't recommend him highly enough. Don't just do a wash/clay/polish/wax--the TM paint is really soft and needs real protection. Please search these forums and also use to search the TM site for lots of info.

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