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re-spray, custom paint - anyone done this

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by angelman, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. angelman

    angelman Member

    Jul 7, 2018
    los angeles
    I see a lot of talk of adding PPF, matte effects, chrome delete etc. but I wondered if anyone had just had their car resprayed a custom colour and how much they spent. I got the basic black colour, partly because I didn't want to spend even more money and also because the other colours didn't excite me that much. I spent $7k respraying my other car (60's classic), I wondered if it would make sense painting a model3. Due to the amount of glass, I would think it might even be a little cheaper since there is less actual painted area compared to a standard car.. but maybe I am delusional.
  2. pdxev

    pdxev Member

    Jul 20, 2018
    I think respraying would actually hurt your resale value. Original paint is valued and you would be losing that. A wrap probably runs $3-6K depending on your location. The wrap, just like any aftermarket add on, will likely not add value, but will probably protect your paint and be reversible.
  3. Toddsquad

    Toddsquad Member

    Jul 18, 2018
    Weston, MA

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