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Paint Protective Coating Check

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by GregTexas, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. GregTexas

    GregTexas Member

    Apr 8, 2015
    College Station, TX
    I just bought a used (although only 1,100 miles) P85D and it has the clear film bra in the front and on the top of back bumper but I don't know how to check if a paint protective coating has been applied to the rest of the car.
    Does anyone know how to check?
  2. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

    Jun 24, 2014
    Santa Cruz Mountains, USA
    Look for seams either just on the edge of the panel or wrapped around the panel (MUCH higher quality job). Use a bright flashlight. They will be quite obvious upon close inspection.
  3. docrice

    docrice Member

    Jun 21, 2014
    Bay Area, CA
    Are you referring to paint coatings (CQuartz. Optic-Coat, Modesta, Gyeon, etc.) or paint film (XPEL, Suntek, 3M, Tesla's "Paint Armor," etc.)?

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