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Model X Delivered Minus Paint

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by Bears Bungalow, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. Bears Bungalow

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    This may have been discussed but didn't see anything in older threads

    Took delivery a few days ago of Model X P100D

    Has a few minor issues but my main concern is missing paint from inside door shuts between front doors and the rear of the front guards

    Tesla have advised me today 'ALL' Model X's come minus paint on this section of the car

    Can any other X owners confirm
     

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  2. Cinematechs

    Cinematechs Member

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    Same on mine
     
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    bcampbelllds Member

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    To me that doesn't seem right. Why would Tesla not paint that small section? It's not like this for the S.
     
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    vandacca ReActive Member

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    Same with my AP1 car. In 9 months of ownership, I hadn't noticed it until you mentioned it. Mine is very recessed, so in my dark garage and midnight silver paint, I had to look very closely to verify it wasn't painted. I guess you could always pay someone to paint it for you if it bothers you that much.
     
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    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    Agreed, that looks very odd to me. The S and all other cars I've owned that I can recall have paint in that area.
     
  6. Zaphod

    Zaphod Galaxy President (former)

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    Recall this was brought up many months ago by someone else. Their X was the blue color and was slightly more painted or the undercoating was black instead of white or something because it was not as noticeable. I think the consensus was that this was normal.

    Are both areas like this; i.e. driverside and passengerside?
     
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  7. systemcrashed

    systemcrashed Please Reboot

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    Did you originally order a Pearl White Model X, and then change to Red? ;)
     
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    Checked my X, never noticed it before but I have the same thing (mine was also a week ago delivery). As Tesla shared with you then, I assume this is standard. Maybe because mine is black it just doesn't pop like yours does with Red.

    Being an aluminum body, and being covered with the undercoat, I assume Tesla just feels like no one really ever sees it and its not as if it will corrode or rust out so no paint. Interesting though.
     
  9. Bears Bungalow

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    Yep both sides the same.
     
  10. Bears Bungalow

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    I've owned multiple cars from AMG CLS63 to Hyundai Accent. Disappointing if this is standard when even a Hyundai has paint.

    We nearly bought another Range Rover but went with Model X instead. Range Rover wouldn't see this as acceptable and I don't either
     
  11. Bears Bungalow

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    Thanks for confirming. Makes the car look unfinished and in reality it is.

    Maybe trying to save a few dollars on paint and save a little bit of weight - lol

     

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