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M3P Uberturbine Wheels Curbed “IT happened”

Timberman

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Steely

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Your result is obviously far better than the curb rash, and as a “quick fix” should take the eye away.
I just wish that chipex, who are normally excellent, could produce a better match. The paint is too light, contains too much metallic and is only “near” not exact. Please, like I did send a photo to them, I’m sure they’ll welcome the feedback and perhaps produce a future match that’s as good as their normal results.
knowing how vulnerable these wheels are I’m sure there are plenty on here that will eventually succumb to a curb and then appreciate an exact match.
 
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TheFuturist

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Here’s another photo in the daylight for the chipex 130320 paint.

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Durzel

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I wasn't aware that Tesla had made it public knowledge what the paint code for these, and the previous Performance alloys were (which might even be the same colour).

I think people have wildly guessed what it is, and found different colours that are an approximation, but I don't think anyone definitively knows a paint code.
 

Timberman

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I wasn't aware that Tesla had made it public knowledge what the paint code for these, and the previous Performance alloys were (which might even be the same colour).

I think people have wildly guessed what it is, and found different colours that are an approximation, but I don't think anyone definitively knows a paint code.
Tesla Chelmsford gave me the paint code when I asked them recently
 
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TheFuturist

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To be honest, yesterday when I parked up I couldn’t even see it anymore I had to actually remind myself which side I damaged. From half a meter away it’s perfect, it’s only when you get closer you see the slight difference. TBH the thing I am happy about most is that if I curb my wheels I can fix myself to a decent enough level that I am happy with then in the future when the wheel may have had a few of these and it’s older I may get it fully stripped and re painted.
 

Steely

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I’ve sent a photo of the color mismatch to chipe in a hope they improve their next batch.
photo is on a scrap wheel centre so purely as reference not repair.
 

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TheFuturist

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I’ve sent a photo of the color mismatch to chipe in a hope they improve their next batch.
photo is on a scrap wheel centre so purely as reference not repair.
Thanks for doing this btw, I also sent a pic and they are now sending new paint out to me that I should get this week. Great CS from them!
 

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