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Touch-up Paint -- Pearl White

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by Beta V, Mar 8, 2018.

  1. Beta V

    Beta V Author, Dad, Mentor, Technology Critic

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    Where are we supposed to find touch-up paint for Model X Pearl White vehicles?
    I found some colors for Model S on Shop.Teslamotors.com but none for the Model X. Some third parties have the plain white and the one item on Amazon (which says it's from Tesla) has poor reviews "Color does not match".

    Ideas?
     
  2. outie

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    Your local SC should be able to, but probably from outside paint shop anyways. I asked for touch up paint for my midnight silver because the SC chipped the paint of the door handle area. They said while they can order from Tesla shop it’s forever backordered. So they got a bottle of touch up paint for me from the body shop they use and sent it to me. I never used it though because I ended up getting a replacement vehicle.
     
  3. Aljohn

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    @Beta V Here is a link to a site I used. I have Midnight Silver, which has red and blue in with the black and sliver. It matched perfectly. I would recommend the clear coat and polishing package addition to the paint. They have all the Tesla body colors, except Signature Red.

    Find Your Color & Paint Product | TouchUpDirect.com
     
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  4. jboy210

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    I just ordered this for my Pearl white X. Any tips on using the stuff.
     
  5. Aljohn

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    Go to their Website for "Tips". They have a number of instructional video's from their experts. Also they will give advice via support emails, albeit slow.
     
  6. ruchirpatel

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    Did you try this out on Pearl White X? I need to do small touch on my pearl white X and was wondering if it worked for you or not. Thanks
     
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    Sorry I have not tried it out yet on the car. It is a 3 part kit. There are base, color, and clear vials and you are not supposed to skip any steps. Also, you need to let it dry between each coat.

    I want to try it out on a scrap piece of metal before I do the car. I will see if I can do that this weekend.
     
  8. ruchirpatel

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    Thanks jboy210, let me know. I have couple of spots and when i went to body shop they said it was not worth to go through shop and guy suggested pearl white nail polish to keep it from showing up. So if this works then i would rather do this than keep using nail polish.
     
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    Jboy210, did you try it out? How did it turn out? I’ve gotta rash on my bumper I wanted to fix but not worth bringing to the shop. Thank you for any help you can lend!
     
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    @jboy210 hoping to hear back from you too. Thanks
     
  12. gazepdapi

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    So any luck with this? I have a scratch on my MX that I need to repair as well. Thanks!!
     
  13. jboy210

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    Sorry. I have not tried this yet. Not to sure if I will. The area is small and right where the rear hatch closes. So unless you look for it you would never know it was there.
     
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    OK thanks.

    Has anyone else tried this?
     
  15. ZRitchey

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    I too bought a kit to take care of a small rock chip. Unfortunately it’s been too cold here in Colorado and I haven’t had a chance to do it yet.
    Anyone touched one up yet?
     
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    Great thank you. So you purchased the 69.85 kit then?
     
  18. BerTX

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    Tesla doesn't sell a Pearl White kit. This leaves me to believe that the Dr. Colorchip product doesn't match. I bought one (before Tesla started re-selling) in Pearl White, but I have never used it.
     
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    I used the $39 & $49 kits.
     
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    They do, just under a different name but same Tesla paint code. PPSW- Select product. - Dr. ColorChip: Automotive Paint Chip Repair Systems
    PPSW
    White Water Pearl Tricoat
    2018
    Tesla
    All Models
     
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