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Trusted Model S after market installer in SF Bay Area

Discussion in 'California' started by byt, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. byt

    byt Member

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    Please post here if you have added to your Model S thinks like, paint armor on the whole car, tinted windows, MobileEye hardware or built in Radar Detectors.

    Who installed them?
    What work was done?
    Itemized price list if multiple items?
    Lessons learned?
    Regrets / Recommendations?

    THANKS!
     
  2. shokunin

    shokunin P85 & S40

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    Haven't received my car yet, but when I do, I'll be doing aftermarket paint armor and tint from http://www.premiermobilegroup.com/

    They a location real close to the tesla factory as well as in OC.
     
  3. sp4rk

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    Hate to regurgitate this ... but having a 3rd party installer install an alarm system ... does it void the warranty ... per "George's memo"?

    I'm looking at having my S wrapped but I don't see it as being as "invasive" as wiring something into the car.
     
  4. byt

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    The Model S apparently is prewired for simple installations like a radar detector or MobilEye device. So I have heard.
     
  5. strider

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    These guys: Auto Image Window Tinting - Belmont, CA did the tinting on my Roadster and will do our Model S when it arrives. They are my go-to for tint. My last 2 cars had factory armor so haven't used them for that but based on my (and tons of Yelpers) experiences wouldn't hesitate for any service they offer.
     
  6. thefightingbull

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    I just got my model S done at AutoProFilms in Belmont. The gave me a great price and did amazing work.
    Full hood, bumper, fenders, lights, mirrors, and door edges.

    You can't even tell the film is on the car. Sorry for the bad pictures, it was very hard to get good pictures in the sun with the shiny new sig red!

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  7. byt

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    #8 byt, Dec 8, 2012
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    What did you pay and do they offer full coverage? Thanks for posting!!
     
  8. thefightingbull

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    He stands behind his work so you can always go back to him for any issues. I left my car in the morning and it was done by the afternoon but left it overnight. The next day he did a thorough check for any air bubbles. I was the first model S he did and came out great. I'm sure his next installs will be even better now that he's done one.
     
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    Is this a wrapping?

    Same colour?

    I am having my black S wrapped in "Sig Red". Is this what you had done?
     
  11. highedu

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    How much did he charge?
     
  12. thefightingbull

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    this is a clear bra... My car is sig red.
    to get a quote just email rob. I don't want to quote my price here but it's much more reasonable than other shops..
    Premier quoted me close to $2k for the same job.

    Bob at Autoconcierge is great and has a lot of high end clients but very expensive. My friend got a $3k quote for a detail on his Ferrari.
     

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