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Pearl White Paint - Aftermarket touch-up?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by ProtonSF, Jul 16, 2018.

  1. ProtonSF

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    I have little bits of paint chipped on the bumper, and am worried that even the Tesla-certified body shops won't be able to match the paint correctly. My concern comes out of a conversation with a rep at one of the shops who said "Tesla doesn't use their own paints - they buy from others - the same ones we buy from" --- is that even true?

    What also has me scratching my head is in Tesla's online store where you can buy paint correction kits for touch-ups, they have every color available except Pearl White. I can't help but to think there is a deliberate reason for this... not sure what.
     
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  3. sidmini

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    I believe the paint is from a company called BASF paints using the Glasurit paint system
     
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