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Model X: Delivery Frustrations


Feb 18, 2019
East Bay
you are 100% correct but to be honest, I was a bit apprehensive of the white seats given my affinity for raw denim. Probably wouldn't have been the best combo with the white seats. I also saw someone (while supercharging) who had a brand new black on black and did the Xpel Stealth and chrome delete ... Good lord did it look good. So yeah, not fully based on expediting the order.

Speaking of which, still waiting

HOWEVER, the latest loaner they gave me was a new raven model with only a couple hundred miles and the difference between this model and the older ones is night and day.
How long have you been waiting? I ordered last week and hoping to have a VIN assigned soon.


jersey girl
Aug 21, 2019
Delray Bch/Chicago/Brklyn
It's like a company run by Millenials, they look at you momentarily and then right back down at their phones pretending you don't exist!
FABULOUS explanation!! No one knows anything & they don't seem to care that they don't!!
Gal in my SC in"chg" of new deliveries....started telling stuff and then she's ready to end the call...she says" k=just send info to me..bye" i said wait "who r You?"" they are just "ludicrous" in their training & recruiting
It won't fall apart, but prolly ripe for a takeover..if EM ego will allow


jersey girl
Aug 21, 2019
Delray Bch/Chicago/Brklyn
Nice to see that X:s has issues too. ( NOT nice really )

But you are welcome to join our group of model 3 owners worldwide with paint issues. In my opinion it is all model:s problems ( x,s 3. )

Tesla Model 3 owners worldwide with paint issues

More info about 3:s you can google "Model 3 paint issues" ..... you will find me.
actually, from what i have read...it's Cali problems b/c of laws on what's allowed in the paint


Aug 16, 2019
Silicon Valley, CA
actually, from what i have read...it's Cali problems b/c of laws on what's allowed in the paint

If so, how are body shops in Cali fixing it...?! Or other brands fixing their cars in Cali and not having these problems...?

Where did you read this? calibashing.com? the-kremlin-gang.com? Sounds to me like another CalExit! :p

Tesla has delivered cars with whole panels unpainted, or door edges unpainted, dirt under the clear coat, orange peel etc. All due to bad process. Nothing to do with whats in the paint.

Here's a discussion on Tesla Forum about this: Tesla paint softer than others - truth or myth? | Tesla

Heres another one: "Teslas have a soft clear coat." Fiction or fact?

Here's an explanation of Tesla paint structure and process: Paint and Coatings | TeslaTap

Here's an IBT article busting the myth: Tesla Model Cars’ ‘Substandard Paintwork’ Claims Are ‘Exaggerated,’ Ex-McLaren Specialist Says

Here's dude comparing Tesla paint to that of other cars:

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