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So I have a small rock chip, and my PPF....

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by SaloonGoon, Dec 31, 2019.

  1. SaloonGoon

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    Appointment is in a week....

    I’ve only had the car 4 days : /

    What to do... What to do...

    Guess I gotta trade her in
     
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  2. onshi

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    I also got a chip days leading up to my PPF appointment. My installer applied some touch up paint. If you look up close for it you can find it but from a distance you really can’t.
     
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  3. DrtyJrze

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    They’ll touch it up and you’ll be fine.

    Guess what? Even after you get PPF, you’re still gonna get some chips.
     
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  4. onshi

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    Either that or you sell the car, take the depreciation hit, and put 250K down on the Roadster Founders Edition. I see no other solution.
     
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  5. boyguan

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    Get a temp wrap aka track wrap. It’s a temp clear stick on
     
  6. Adam3

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    Don't worry, think of it as a post birth mark.
     
  7. SaloonGoon

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    Yeah. Already talked to Alex at OC Detailing, and he said they can take care of it! It was so virginal for a time : /

    Say it ain’t so!!!

    What depreciation hit??? Everyone knows used Teslas sell for more than sticker.

    I thought about painter’s tape for a split second lol

    I like that hahaha
     
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    Same picked mine up 23rd of December, couldn't get a PPF appointment until mid-January, a week later an asshole in a parking lot keyed the driver's side fender. Now it's getting a respray correction to the fender and I have to put the PPF & Ceramic coat off for a few weeks so the new paint can set up properly :(
    IMG_1591.jpeg
     
  9. SMAlset

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    @SaloonGoon, The first one hurts the most. They’ll take care of you.

    @Mustavo, I just don’t get people. Sorry to see. Kind of worse than a rock chip.
     
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  10. SaloonGoon

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    No Sentry footage?
     
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    sentry mode?
     
  12. Mustavo

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    Sadly no, front fenders are in a blind spot. We gotta get those forward side pillar cameras added to SentryCam feed.
     
  13. DrtyJrze

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    That sucks.

    I find it hard to believe the person got close enough to the car with NO camera picking them up.

    Did they drop out of a tree?
     
  14. Mustavo

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    The car was parallel parked, tail in. In that config I now know that both diagonal front approaches are completely blind to the camera recordings. That is covered by the front facing side pillars, but those cameras aren’t recorded in SentryCam :(
     
  15. SaloonGoon

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    Tesla needs to add Executioner Mode: high voltage and ample current!!!
     
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