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rear door paint damage?

Fourdoor

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May 31, 2016
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466
North East Arkansas
Those of you with rear door paint damage, would you recommend the Tesla rear door PPF or the abstract ocean PPF?

The Tesla protection extends further up on the door, significantly above the door crease whereas the abstract ocean only goes up to just a hair above the crease in the door. The abstract ocean film looks like it extends significantly further towards the front of the car... with the damage you have suffered what film would have protected you better?

Thanks,

Keith
 

Tokodave

Member
Nov 11, 2020
17
15
Butte, Montana
Posted on a couple other threads on PPF as well. Both of these look like they'd help. I put the Tesla PPF on and suppose I won't know much until I've been through another Montana winter.
 

Fourdoor

Member
May 31, 2016
621
466
North East Arkansas
Posted on a couple other threads on PPF as well. Both of these look like they'd help. I put the Tesla PPF on and suppose I won't know much until I've been through another Montana winter.

Do you already have damage on your rear doors?

I am asking if for the people who have had door paint damage, in addition to the main damage on the humped out part of the door is there damage towards the middle bottom (makes me want abstract ocean door PPF) or do you have damage above the door crease at the back edge of the door (makes me want Tesla door PPF).... if you have damage both places I am out of luck :)

Keith
 

Tokodave

Member
Nov 11, 2020
17
15
Butte, Montana
Do you already have damage on your rear doors?

I am asking if for the people who have had door paint damage, in addition to the main damage on the humped out part of the door is there damage towards the middle bottom (makes me want abstract ocean door PPF) or do you have damage above the door crease at the back edge of the door (makes me want Tesla door PPF).... if you have damage both places I am out of luck :)

Keith
Looks like most of my dings are at the lower edge of the door...below the crease, which kind of fades out there anyway. Hopefully the combo of the RPM mud flaps and Tesla's PPF will keep future dings to a minimum. Montana is notorious for "sanding" roads in our winters...sand being a generous characterization.
 

Mike_TV

Member
Apr 29, 2020
575
435
Chicagoland
If you are in a state with snow and salt, put it on before next winter. I have some minor dings from just one winter and put the PPF from Tesla on when it was warm enough outside to clean and prep the area.
 

Fourdoor

Member
May 31, 2016
621
466
North East Arkansas
Looks like most of my dings are at the lower edge of the door...below the crease, which kind of fades out there anyway. Hopefully the combo of the RPM mud flaps and Tesla's PPF will keep future dings to a minimum. Montana is notorious for "sanding" roads in our winters...sand being a generous characterization.
So the abstract ocean would be a better choice based on your damage location.

Thanks,

Keith
 

E_R_N

Member
Jun 16, 2020
146
116
Vancouver
I have damage almost half way up the door. Obviously it’s worse at the bottom but if I were to do it again I would do the full rear door ppf. It’s not like I can blame the crappy Tesla paint either because the worst door is the one I had painted because of a huge fish eye bubble. The lower plastic rocker needs a tiny little wing sticking out from it the full length of the rocker to try and act like a long mud flap and direct debris away from the car.
 

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