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Nose Cone Clear Coat Delamination

My Model S is about 8 months from CPO reconditioning. When I picked up the car, the nose cone looked brand new...now it looks terrible!

My concrcois that they put a coat of paint on it when reconditioning, and it should have been replaced if there was unacceptable wear.

Has anyone seen anything like this before:



Supporting Member
Nov 28, 2014
Arvada, CO
Mine did that. It got a little pin-hole every time it was hit by a rock, then power-washing the bugs off forced water into the holes which further delaminated the film. I had it replaced with a much thicker film (which incidentally looked like carbon fiber). It's holding up fairly well, and the rock strikes don't show up as much.

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