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Vendor Tesla Model S Signature - Intensive Rejuvenation, Paint Correction, Clear Bra & Ceramic Coating

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  1. First Impression

    First Impression Local Vendor - Florida

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    Tesla Model S Signature - Total Rejuvenation, Enhancement and Protection

    After seeing our work and witnessing our consistent quality and fanatical attention to detail, the owner of this 2012 Tesla Model S Signature (my favorite color :)) hired us to bring the car back to a "like new condition". This customer had taken delivery of his new Model X (which we also had the pleasure of enhancing and fully protecting) and he didn't want the Model S to be the ugly duckling in the garage.

    As the picture will show below, the car was in desperate need of serious TLC but nothing we couldn't handle thanks to our amazing network of partners.

    We agreed to pick up the car when I drop off their Model X at their residence. This is a service we offer at no extra charge to Tesla owners exclusively. Learn more HERE

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    We started by addressing the most time consuming part of the entire project and that was the repair and re-paint of the rear bumper as well as re-clear the carbon fiber rear spoiler as the factory clear had started to peel off.

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    We then focused on the interior of the vehicle which it was in need of some serious attention, but then again, nothing we couldn't handle.

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    First Impression Local Vendor - Florida

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    The best and safest way to clean this interior was thru the was of steam. We do everything everything possible to ovoid using chemicals on leather and alcantara surfaces. Steam allow us to clean and sanitize the interior much deeper and efficiently than anything else out there. It also eliminates any unwanted smell due to too much water left behind by carpet extractors.

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    Here is a 50/50 shot of the rear seats

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    The finished interior.
    Once every nook and cranny was carefully cleaned we treated all leather and vinyl surfaces with Leather Masters Leather Conditioner leaving behind a natural look.

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    Clear Bra removal
    This Model S had the factory installed partial clear bra. The clear bra had deteriorated and was looking dull taking away from the look of the car so we decided to remove it

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    Paint Correction
    The paintwork was properly and carefully examined and corrected. We also removed the emblems and letters on the rear hatch because dirt and other contaminants tend to build up in those areas. By removing them it allowed us to properly correct those areas.

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    Some 50/50 and before and after shots after our initial cutting stage showing radical improvement of the paintwork.

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    XPEL ULTIMATE clear bra installation
    Once all painted surfaces we're properly corrected we then proceeded to install the clear bra paint protective film on the full front of the car, full rear bumper and other key areas

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    All letters and emblem were put back. The rear spoiler was taped and properly re-installed on the car. Now with a much higher quality satin clear coat.

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    AlloyGator Wheel Protection
    The gray turbine wheels had a lot of light curb damage. We installed the AlloyGators to cover must of the damaged areas and prevent any more damages from happening.

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    Other details
    We also enhanced all of the black plastic trim and polished the chrome trim on the car

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    The Finished Product
    After 5 days of hard work on this Model S Signature we were very happy with the finished product.

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    Time to deliver the car back to its owner.
    The customer and his family were extremely happy when they saw how their Signature Model S had turned out. We couldn't have been happier by seeing their reaction.

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    At First Impression Premier Auto Detail your COMPLETE satisfaction is our number one PRIORITY. We work very hard to deliver the absolute best service and the highest quality to every single one of our customers. Transformations like this one take place in our detail studio in a weekly basis. If you haven't tried us yet, we invite you to do so. Let us show you why we are the most trusted Tesla appearance protection specialist in the state of Florida.

    We look forward to being of service to you in the very near future.
     
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  7. First Impression

    First Impression Local Vendor - Florida

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    WOW! Great looking 4 year old car. Owner obviously had kids, that backseat was nasty :( Love the signature red and it really does look new again
     
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    Simply amazing what you guys did.
     
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    Nice work.
     
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    Wow!
     
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    Was there a homeless person living inside that car? Holy crap! I can't even fathom my interior ever looking like that. I wouldn't have sat in that car for $100.
     
  13. MikeInFL

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    Unbelievable that people can treat a car like that.
     
  14. First Impression

    First Impression Local Vendor - Florida

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    Some cars get in this condition due to an extremely busy lifestyle. That's why we're here for
     
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    Awesome work guys!
     
  16. First Impression

    First Impression Local Vendor - Florida

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    Thank you for the compliment Steven. It's greatly appreciated
     

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