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Paint chipping at corners of spoiler

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by PearlyP3D, Sep 20, 2019.

  1. PearlyP3D

    PearlyP3D Member

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    I’ve noticed my paint is chipping off where the edges of the spoiler are on each side of the spoiler. It’s where the spoiler comes to a point. Has anyone else noticed paint chipping from what I assume is the spoiler slightly moving at highway speeds?

    This black paint is terrible. TERRIBLE.

    I’ve got 160 rock chips all over the car. Our white Model 3 which is older and higher mileage has 1.
     
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  2. Johnii__82

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    Dude what are you washing that with a brillo pad and dawn dish soap? Swirls everywhere. I'm not convinced there is any wax anywhere.
     
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  4. Johnii__82

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    Problem is that... i have never washed it on my own as a hand. Only professional washers & Tesla delivery.... 3-4x times since 29.3.2019.

    What i have done to clean the car is only pressure washer because the paint is so bad that i could not even touch it without leaving marks. :eek:
     
  5. Brnn

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    What's the build date of your car Johnii?
     
  6. Johnii__82

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    8.2.2019 vin starts: 224547
     
  7. Brnn

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    Thanks, does that mean February? Sorry, in the US the first number is the month (implying August) but I know the rest of the world does it the other way :)
     
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  8. Johnii__82

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    Yes february.

    Got it @ 29.3.2019.

    Noticed the issues 29.4.2019 and started to complain to Tesla. They denied everything... Rest is history >

    Finnish Goods Inspection Finds Tesla Model 3 Paint Is Soft And Thin
     

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