TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

Xpel paint protection/Opticoat

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by justg0, Dec 11, 2016.

?

What kind of wrap are you getting for your car?

  1. Xpel or similar

  2. Opticoat or similar

  3. Both

  4. None

Results are only viewable after voting.
  1. HermanC

    HermanC Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2017
    Messages:
    7
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Can you tell me what you paid for these two services?
     
  2. joebiker25

    joebiker25 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2016
    Messages:
    132
    Location:
    SF Bay Area, CA
    I paid $4300 that also included interior coating, glass coating and Alloy Gators to protect the wheels.
     
  3. croman

    croman Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2016
    Messages:
    3,735
    Location:
    Chicago, IL
    Yes, coat over XPEL. Talk to a professional detailer if you want to learn why but XPEL is meant to be coated. I did not get Opticoat but instead got a competing product and I really like the results. Opticoat is the best all around coating but CQuartz gives the tightest best beading and gloss. It does not last as long as Opticoat but I believe since I keep my vehicle in a garage it will help maintain the coating. Remember guys, coating is basically just a permanent wax, it does nothing to protect the paint from more than very minor abrasions. Only XPEL or another wrap will actually keep the paint protected (and even then it is a wrap and not actual armor).
     
    • Like x 2
    • Informative x 1
  4. Watts Son

    Watts Son Member

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2015
    Messages:
    170
    Location:
    West Coast USA
    Thanks for that info
     

Share This Page

  • About Us

    Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.
  • Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


    SUPPORT TMC