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PSA: $55 Paint repair kit in stock at shop.tesla.com

Padelford

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The same kit from Dr. Color Chip is $64.95, so Tesla is giving us a deal. I just bought a kit from the source for multi-coat red.

One caveat: the touch-up paint can mar the clear coat adjacent to the repair. I fixed a chip on my driver A-pillar, and I'm going to use some polishing compound ( Griot Garage) and a buffer to clean up the area around the chip repair. Also, I didn't leave the touch-up paint on for five minutes, more like two. I'll try five on the next chip fix.
 
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My kit arrived today in a bag of some kind of debris, is that normal?
 

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The same kit from Dr. Color Chip is $64.95, so Tesla is giving us a deal. I just bought a kit from the source for multi-coat red.

Tesla's kit is 0.5 oz. paint and 1 oz. blending solution. The $64.95 Dr. ColorChip kit that I see has 1 oz. paint and 4 oz. blending solution. You can get cheaper kits from Dr. ColorChip, too.

(Though now I see Tesla offers free shipping, so that sweetens the pot.)
 

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