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Paint starting to turn Matte on rear wheel well tips after 15k miles

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by NickF, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. NickF

    NickF 75D

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    15,000 miles / 1 New England winter in and all 4 rear wheel well tips are exhibiting what I would call "matte-ing". I'm not sure how else to describe it. Service indicates environmental factors / non warranty. 75D Midnight Silver Metallic. Anyone else experience this/resolve it? Thank you.


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  2. rainforest

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  3. scottm

    scottm Active Member

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    Get some pieces of xpel film covering those areas

    The gloss of the film restores the gloss look of the area. And you will prevent further paint abrasion. And you can change the film every couple years when it starts to lose its luster.
     
  4. NickF

    NickF 75D

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    Great idea. I just ordered some, hopefully I can install it and it will look good. :)
     

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