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Tinted, De-Chromed, and 22PLE Coated

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by jayfrost, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. jayfrost

    jayfrost Member

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    While I love the Model S, I am not a huge fan of Chrome, so recently I went through the process of De-Chroming, Tinting and having and incredible detailer finish off the job with some minor paint correction as well as a final coating of 22PLE finish. I cannot tell you have great this looks in person, but I have attached a few shots to show the final product.

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  2. Tacket

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    Very nice!
     
  3. Mark Petersen

    Mark Petersen Model S EU P71

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    for a black car this look fantastic
    now you just need a thin 10% black film for the tail light
     
  4. Discoducky

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    I feel like it should float on light as it seems to absorb it all. Any chance you might add wheel well lighting or chassis lighting?
     
  5. jayfrost

    jayfrost Member

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    Thats a great idea! I may have to look into that. I didnt get a great shot of the rear, but it looks amazing as well. I carbon fiber wrapped the lower black plastic piece and it make the car look so much sportier.

    I doubt the lighting is going to happen....might put the wife over the edge!

    J
     
  6. Discoducky

    Discoducky Active Member

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    HA, mine wouldn't let me get 21" wheels so kudos to what you've done. I feel like I'm staring into The Abyss.
     
  7. ken830

    ken830 Model S (Res#P12,447)

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    J -- Your car looks amazing!
     
  8. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    your fault. better to ask for forgiveness then to ask for permission.
     
  9. StephenM

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    Absolutely stunning. Good job!
    this should be a factory option.
     
  10. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    I don't normally like boring black cars, but that looks stunning. Nice job!
     
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    Holy crap that's awesome!
     
  12. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    I hope for your sake you answer this correctly but I have to ask...

    To which person or thing are you referring regarding "The Abyss"?
     
  13. antochat

    antochat Pearl White P85

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    Beautiful.
     
  14. B-Chicago

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    Very cool. I got the silver wheels because I thought it matched the chrome better, but your wheels look amazing with the "lack of". I especially like the door handles.
     
  15. gmontem

    gmontem Model S P01707

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    The name Esoteric Auto Detail sounds familiar. Detailed Image website?

    Sent from my Nokia Lumia 920 using Board Express
     
  16. SuperCoug

    SuperCoug Model S Res #7734

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    Looks sharp but I don't think I'd pull the trigger on something like this unless they could match the gloss of the black paint a bit more closely. The black pieces that cover the trim appear to be sort of a flat black.
     
  17. rbt3

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    That is one of the best looking black cars I have ever seen! I have a white P85 with pano roof and grey wheels and love it, but your car looks fantastic. You will spend many happy hours washing though unless that 22PLE keeps dirt off well. I can go 2 weeks without washing my white car with CQuartz Finest sealant and it still looks clean.
     
  18. yearofthedragon

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    very classy and sleek mods!
     
  19. jayfrost

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    Esoteric is located in New Albany Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. Todd does amazing work and specializes in exotic cars. While my car was in there were three Ferrari and a Maserati waiting or completed. The website is Esoteric Auto Detail in Columbus, Ohio Detailing, Training, and Product Sales..


    I looked at the "glossy" vinyl and it matched perfectly, but I really like that flat look better when comparing the two. If you curious about using glossy, I would say go for it because the sample area we did was a dead match. But this really is a personal preference.


    Thanks for all the great feedback!
     
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    +1
    stunning looking car, really would like to see Detailed pics of the door handles in their extended position...
     

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