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paint color codes?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by eelton, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. eelton

    eelton Member

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    Does anyone know if there is a paint color code sticker on the car? I've looked, but I can't find any--maybe you have to peel back carpet or something.

    Or even better, is there a reference for Model S color codes? I'm looking for the blue code so I can order some touch-up paint from drcolorchip.com. (No problems yet, but I've never had a car where I didn't need it eventually.)
     
  2. shokunin

    shokunin P85 & S40

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    +1 to this plus the color of the performance wheels to touch up curb rash.
     
  3. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    I'm told Tesla has certified several different paint manufacturers, including PPG, BASF, and a few others.
     
  4. GasDoc

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    bumping this topic. Any info on where to get blue touch up paint?
     
  5. eelton

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    Drcolorchip.com matched my paint. They didn't tell me the color code, but it's correct. All I told them was Tesla model S blue, and they figured it out.



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    Can you get the color code from them? I asked them today for it and here's their response:

    Hi,
    We don't have any paint color samples for Tesla. The only way we could guarantee a match would be for you to provide us with a paint sample. Do you have anything you could send us that would be a good representation of the color?

    Dan McCool
    Dr. ColorChip Corporation
    Phone- 561-845-6122, Ext. 301
    Fax- 561-244-0523
     
  7. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    My local body shop prepared a small bottle of touch-up paint after fixing a small issue with the front bumper. They were able to get the PPG codes, I don't know whether they got it from their system or called Tesla service.
     
  8. eelton

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    That's interesting, as they sent me the paint. I put some on a piece of paper, and it did seem to match. There's no color code written on the bottle. Have you tried e-mailing ownership experience at Tesla to ask them?
     
  9. KenEE

    KenEE P1937 Reward Excellence!

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    The code for Blue is PMMB. (According to Tesla OE)

    They said they will have touchup paint available "soon".
     
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