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Satin Pearl White with Verde Ithaca accents

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by logan, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. logan

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    #1 logan, Aug 20, 2013
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    Hey guys!

    Figured I'd share some of the work I'm currently having done to my Model S Performance. Here's a list of what I'm having done:


    • 3M Satin Pearl White wrap (including door handles and side skirts)
    • Gloss black all the chrome and rear diffuser
    • Verde Ithaca (lambo green) brakes, mirror caps, Tesla "Ts", and front lip
    • 22" Vossen CV4 in polished finish (will likely powder coat gloss black)
    • Tesla logo shadow lights under doors
    • Light taillight/headlight tint with a darker foglight tint (light still goes through fine perfectly)
    • Cobra 17mm front/rear parking sensors
    • Goshers premium blind spot sensors
    • Mobileye 560

    Had some difficulty painting the blind spot sensors to closely match the satin pearl white (shifts colors depending on the viewing angle) but just saw them repainted and it will be a very close match to the wrap. Also difficult to show the true color of the Verde Ithaca with crappy iPhone pictures in the shop but I'll take better ones when I get it back.

    Everything except the Mobileye is being installed by ACG Automotive.Even though this is their first Tesla, they do amazing work on high end vehicles (GT-Rs, Ferraris, Mercedes, etc). I highly recommend Sean, Tal, and James if you're needing some work done on your Tesla (or any other high end car) in the San Diego region.

    Here are some quick pictures I've taken while it's being worked on:

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  2. FlasherZ

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    It took me a while to figure out that was a caliper, with the lift in the background, it looked like some giant Tesla thing suspended from a crane. :)

    The green isn't my thing, but to each his own. Nice pearl color though.
     
  3. logan

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    Hahaha :)

    Certainly the green isn't for everyone! Though the crappy iPhone pics in the shop don't do it justice and it looks amazing (to me at least) in the sun. Just wanted to avoid the stereotypical red calipers/other accents that everyone has these days.
     
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    looks great! Do you have a shot of the whole car? Also is the trim pieces wrapped with vinyl or painted?
     
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    No shots of the whole car except the one I posted (sans a rear bumper :) ) but I will take more soon! The trim pieces are vinyl wrapped except for the rear trunk chrome and rear diffuser as they turned out better painted than vinyled.
     
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    Looking forward to seeing the finished product, I'm a VI fan from my lambo enthusiast days...although I feel on the Tesla the wheels are perfect (I normally go with HRE's), and I like the chrome since it's a big four door sedan, even in the hot Vegas sun.

    Can't wait to see more pics!
     
  7. logan

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    #7 logan, Aug 20, 2013
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    Thank you! :)

    I actually had a set of HRE P40s on order but switched to these since as much as I love the P40s (and they are usually my "go to" wheel), in the end I felt they were a bit "too sporty" for such a large/heavy sedan such as the Model S. And though I did like the stock 21" wheels, they were so skinny than the handling was subpar IMO.
     
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    NICE!
    I personally love cars with hints of different colors.

    what do you think of making that used to be chrome line on the bottom of the car green as well?
     
  9. logan

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    Thanks! That's a good idea and is something I have been considering. Just been debating back and forth on that.
     
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    How about Satin Pearl White?
     
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    this build is going to look slick!
     
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    Love your wheels. Great choice.
     
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    Green calipers on a black car look awesome. But I'm not sure about the green/white combo.

    The black accents wiill look awesome for sure!
     
  14. logan

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    #14 logan, Aug 22, 2013
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    Another idea I have been tossing around! :)


    Got the car back last night. Almost is done except the wiring of the blindspot sensors and lowering links. I am going out of town in a few days so I just wanted to drive the Tesla around for a bit before I dropped it back off for them to completely finish it.

    Thank you everyone for your feedback; I appreciate it!

    Here are a couple photos I took last night:

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    Looks fantastic!!!!
     
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    Much appreciated! :)
     
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    Thanks for being one of the first tuners of this wonderful car! LOVE it!
     
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    #19 logan, Aug 26, 2013
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    Thanks Jeb! :)

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    I have received a couple messages about showing a closer shot of the rear diffuser / whether or not it's practical to wrap the plastic side skirts and such. Those plastic panels have a texture which makes it difficult to wrap but if you're vinyl guy knows what he's doing and uses a good adhesion promoter there should be no problem. And here's a better picture:

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    WOWW!! :love::love: Turned out amazing. Wheels looks great but I think the gloss black would complete it.
     

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