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Dirty Tesla Pics

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by fillerup, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. fillerup

    fillerup Member

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    Have no time to clean my car now, I wanted to see how dirty your Tesla is, are you using any paint protection? Are you seeing swirls? Any color would be great but I'd really like to see the solid black. If you have a dirty Tesla, let's see it...
     
  2. BluestarE3

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    From your thread title, I thought you were talking about risque pictures. I know Teslas are sexy cars, but still... :)
     
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  3. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    Shall we talk about pounds of malamute hair all over the interior?:p And how the lesser-48 Service Centers' otherwise "seen it all" detailers collectively cringe when they hear we're on our way.....
     
  4. S'toon

    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    #4 S'toon, Aug 15, 2016
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    Aye. I was expecting a "naked" Tesla. No paint or something.

    "Snap snap wink wink dream dream say no more say no more."
     
  5. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Active Member

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    Geeeshhh... I knew someone would go there.
     
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  6. fillerup

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    Haha, I figured it would get there. Pics would be great of the Model X though, but not an X Model.
     
  7. Garlan Garner

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    And so it continues......lol
     
  8. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    Damn, from the title, I though someone was talking about Tesla porn. I didn't know what Tesla porn is, but was hoping to find out.
     
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  9. Plugsuvohio

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    I'm thinking about bras; paint coatings. But we needed to take our first road trip. Expect loads of sticky bugs hitting the front. First went to several detailing shops in our area, finding none of which had handled a Tesla previously. I was worried about the paint and what materials they would use. One said hand polish only, another said would use lowest speed on buffer, still 1000 RPM. While these places do much of their business with local ICE car dealers, I was still concerned about joy riding if I was not there while this was done - even making sure they knew I could see what was going on at the car from the phone if they moved it.

    So, I did it myself, and was a good opportunity to "feel the car". Put on a Maguiar polymer which goes on quickly and polishes with little effort... But now I'm concerned if a paint coating or film can be applied over that slick polymer. Anyone have experience with this,and what do you recommend?
     
  10. fillerup

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    If you will get the coating done professionally, I am pretty sure they will strip off any coating that was added prior to application. I used to Zaino my cars and been very happy with the outcome, but busy life, I have no time to clean.

    Let's see some pics!
     
  11. NikeWings

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    Will someone please post a picture of an authentic dirty Tesla for this guy?
    The title is hilarious and fun, but let's see how these Xs wear their dirt!.

    Sorry, mine is not black and it's sparkly clean. :D
     
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    Even when people try to respond seriously to the OP's request, there seems no getting around the humorous interpretation of the thread title. ;)
     
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  13. AutoArmourXpel

    AutoArmourXpel Local Vendor - SoCal

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    We don't have any dirty pictures of a Tesla...and we don't have any Tesla pictures without any paint...but we do have this picture of a Model S in the process of getting some paint protection film. It is missing its headlights, so in a way...it is a partially "naked" Tesla. I am sure this helps everyone. ;)

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  14. vandacca

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    Got caught in a huge downpour. XPel + Modesta coating makes everything bead, but when it dries that way, it looks very dirty.
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  15. Mark Z

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    Photos of a dust covered Model X? That's easy when the vehicle sat for weeks at the Service Center waiting for parts.

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  16. Bangor Bob

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    #16 Bangor Bob, Sep 30, 2016
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    FWIW, the "Dirty Subaru" guys are not impressed, so far.

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