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Touch-up Paint

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Velo1, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. Velo1

    Velo1 Member

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    Do we get a small vile of touch-up paint with delivery of the Model S? Is it available from TM? Inquiring minds want to know.
     
  2. Beavis

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    I didn't get any and hope I never need it!
     
  3. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Getting the touch up paint is admitting defeat:smile:

    I was told by my Ranger that you could get it at some point but it isn't included with the car. Don't know if it will be free or not.
     
  4. olanmills

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    I already have a rock chip on one of the front fenders. I wish there was touch up paint available.
     
  5. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Tesla will sell you an individual piece of paint armor too if you have it installed and need to replace it from a rock chip and the paint below it isn't damaged of course.
     
  6. Zextraterrestrial

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    I have a rock chip on my hood, on the very front edge where the paint armor stops. It even pushed the paint armor up a tiny bit
     
  7. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I had the same thing right after I got my car. Small gash in the paint armor but paint below it was fine. That was primarily what motivated me to get the entire hood done with the Avery Nano Fusion film (Tesla Paint armor). Paint was fine so no touch up paint needed but I'll order it when it is available.
     
  8. mlascano

    mlascano S Sig #722

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    Available upon request. Long wait but finally got it this past weekend along with the parcel shelf.
    Touch up paint.jpg
     
  9. Alfafoxtrot1

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    I asked the Chicago SC for blue touch up paint last week for a small hood chip. They have none.
     
  10. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Price?

    I asked this weekend but didn't get a firm number.
     
  11. smd

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    The paint code is on the driver door sill label you can see when the door is open. I had a small scrape fixed by a mobile dent/scratch repair service that came to my home. He searched the code in his system and mixed up some paint on the spot that matches really well. I got the extra paint from him and bottled it away. I hope to NEVER have to use it! :wink:

    There are numerous websites that sell touch up paints and you can buy them with the code.
     
  12. mlascano

    mlascano S Sig #722

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    Zero.
     
  13. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Lucky you. To my recollection the number was somewhere in the $20 to $50 range.
     
  14. ElSupreme

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    Maybe it is an undocumented Sig Perk? All other colors $20-50, Sig Red free!
     
  15. mlascano

    mlascano S Sig #722

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    Maybe so. Honestly I never asked for pricing. Just requested it and it was shipped to me together with my parcel shelf (which was on the due bill).
     
  16. Babylonfive

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    I did worse - I have squeezed my Silver Beauty into the garage and once scrubbed the front fender against a cabinet. Terrible sound. <sigh>

    Now need Silver touch-up - awaiting some for the Austin store.
     
  17. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    $20. All colors. In the ONLINE Tesla Store...
     
  18. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Online store or do you get it from the service center?
     
  19. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    Online. Ordered a blue and a silver wheel touchup.
     
  20. DLM270

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    Waiting for the Fremont Service Center to stock Multi-coat RED. It was ordered two weeks ago.
     

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