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Vendor Reversing 2 years of wear-n-tear on a Model S

Discussion in 'Interior, Exterior, and Detailing - Sponsored' started by MoeMistry, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. MoeMistry

    MoeMistry Local Vendor - SoCal

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    We do our fair share of service on Teslas. We've been doing them since the Roadster came out, and have been specializing in them since the Model S came out. This project came to us as a referral from one of our Porsche clients. It's quite gratifying to see such a transformation, and unfortunately, my iPhone photos don't quite do justice to what this Model S went through.

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    After we detox the paint, we clay it to remove even more embedded contamination

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    After

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    Paint Condition

    Notice even after washing, decontaminating, and claying, there are embedded water etching still in the finish. Swirls and scratches prevalent also

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    Interior

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    Final Results

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    Remember those white paint gauges in the rear bumper? This bumper will be refinished on the next service, but in the meantime, not too bad

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    So, it goes to show, with some expertise knowledge of the vehicle and its various surfaces and their needs, we can nearly erase almost 2 years of wear-n-tear in one service. This project took us several days to complete. Client opted for Phase 3, our Detoxification service. We performed an advanced paint correction. Finally, we nano coated the paint using CQuartz Finest to help protect and keep this Model S beautiful for the next 2-3 years.
     
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  2. Lloyd

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    Looks nice!

    What did you charge the owner for this 'makeover' ?
     
  3. JMG

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    Unbelievable. It looks like you sanded it down and completely put a new coat of paint on it. Impressive!
     
  4. ModelX

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    Beautiful!
     
  5. Tdriver

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    "Client opted for Phase 3, our Detoxification service."

    Reminds me of a Seinfeld show when his BMW had a really bad odor.

    Nice job.
     
  6. Krugerrand

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    Yes, I'd like to know what sort of a cost range there is for this kind of restoration.
     
  7. AEdennis

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    I would guess that the website would have this info.
     
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    Nice work !
     
  10. MoeMistry

    MoeMistry Local Vendor - SoCal

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    I forgot about that episode...

    Seinfeld - The Car Stinks - YouTube

    Luckily this one didn't have BBO ;)

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    Thanks for checking it out. Each project varies by starting condition and what client needs are. Our service page is a good starting point for some prices

    Tesla paint is actually pretty nice and clear once you get rid of the imperfections. We just polished and nanod the paint.

    Thanks!!

    Thanks Dennis!!

    Appreciate you checking it out.
     
  11. SabrToothSqrl

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    So Purdy! Other than the white interior ;)
     
  12. rogbmw

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    Do you mind sharing what product you used to clean the seats. Thanks.
     
  13. JakeP

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    Yes I would also like to know what you use on the leather. About to use the Griots 3-in-1 product on mine, but I am worried that it might darken or add unwanted gloss.
     
  14. Jean-Claude

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    Looks fantastic Moe.
     
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    MoeMistry Local Vendor - SoCal

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    Lumiere All-Natural Leather Cleaner

    Lumiere...it's something I hand blend for us to use. PM if you'd like some
     
  16. bart513

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    Hi Moe,
    What do you recommend for me to get rid of water spots on my twilight blue Roadster as well as light swirls? I have 3M clear paint protection over most of the car except the trunk/spoiler/roof and rear side panels. Also is the Griot's 3 in 1 leather product ok to use as I already purchased it? I'm in NY so unfortunately I can't have you do mine!
    Thanks so much!!
     
  17. MoeMistry

    MoeMistry Local Vendor - SoCal

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    Can you post a few photos of water spots.

    Usually, a paint cleanser does the trick. If you need something a little more aggressive, try using CarPro Spotless. Test a small area first.

    I'm not familiar with the Griot's 3-1 leather product. I always do a separate cleaning and separate conditioning of leather.
     
  18. Mark Z

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    Magnificent Moe!

    My Sig Red has some paint scratches where the clear bra wasn't installed by Tesla. When the new vehicle arrives, there will be plenty of time for you to get the Sig Red like new again. Your excellent cleaning products keep it looking almost new. Applying Reload makes those scratches almost disappear.

    PS: I do ask our Tesla Service Center to not wash my car. The scratches on the loaner Model S are a clue they aren't touchless washes!
     
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    I just finished detailing the car and will find a few spots to photograph.
    Thanks
     
  20. Saghost

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    Maybe I missed it, but it looked like none of the services described on the home page included the nano coat, and I didn't see any indication of what that costs.
     

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