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DIY Front Protection Kit – PPF for Model 3

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Join our Facebook group to chat, get tips, and show your progress with other Tesla DIY-ers that are installing this kit too.

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Taillight Protection – PPF for Model S


Please read this before you get started!

1

Unlike color vinyl, PPF is a wet install. Our install solution AKA “slip” is water mixed with soap and is used to help the PPF slide into place. For some of our kits, a stick solution AKA “Tack” is needed which is just water. Stick solution works by flushing out the soap, allowing it to stick to the surface. Our kits come with everything you need to install your PPF. Since it could spill during transit, we only put the soap in the bottle. Keep in mind that it may not look like there is anything in the bottle since it is a very small amount of soap. Just add water and you’re ready to go! 

2

PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

To prevent dust from getting under the film, we recommend installing it indoors in a closed-door environment.

Pro-tip:

 Wear a hat and dri-fit shirt to prevent dust and hair getting into the film. It also helps to wet your floor before installing the piece so the dust settles.

How long should I wait to drive my Tesla after installing PPF?
We highly recommend waiting at least 24 hours before driving. This ensures your PPF has had time to fully adhere so water and debris can’t get under the surface.

What temperature should I install PPF?
PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more. 

How do I remove wrinkles (also called fingers) when installing?
If it’s a small finger, the easiest way to push it down is to use your tack solution, and then push it down with your squeegee. If it still persists, wrap your squeegee with microfiber and squeegee it down. The microfiber will absorb the water making it tackier. 

Is it okay to leave small bubbles when installing?
If it is larger than a nickel, you want to lift the PPF and squeegee it down again. If it’s smaller than a nickel, it should dissipate and evaporate within time. 

How long should I wait before cleaning my Tesla after installing it?
We recommend waiting at least 24 hours but 48 hours to be safe. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
Yes, everything you need is provided in the kits. All you’ll need to add is water to the slip and tack bottles. 

Do I need to cut anything?
No, our kits come pre-cut to make installation easier for you!

Can I use a pressure washer to wash my car after installing the ppf?
You can but please be extremely careful. You want to be careful around all the edges. If you directly point the spray gun near the edge, it may remove the film. Don’t directly spray on the edges and you’ll be fine.

Why does it only come with 1 set?
PPF is easier to adjust since it is a wet install compared to vinyl which is a dry install. If you do make a mistake, reach out to us and we can send you a replacement at cost. 

I messed up. Can I get another piece?
Yes, please contact support@tesbros.com for replacements!

How long does PPF last?
Our film is rated for 10 years. 

Can I put ceramic coating over PPF?
Absolutely. There are many ceramic coatings that are specifically for PPF which will make the car even easier to keep clean!

Does the tint affect light transmission?
We use the film DYNOshade by STEK and this is the lightest tint offered, so it doesn’t affect light much.

Tinted Taillight Protection – PPF for Model S


Please read this before you get started!

1

Unlike color vinyl, PPF is a wet install. Our install solution AKA “slip” is water mixed with soap and is used to help the PPF slide into place. For some of our kits, a stick solution AKA “Tack” is needed which is just water. Stick solution works by flushing out the soap, allowing it to stick to the surface. Our kits come with everything you need to install your PPF. Since it could spill during transit, we only put the soap in the bottle. Keep in mind that it may not look like there is anything in the bottle since it is a very small amount of soap. Just add water and you’re ready to go! 

2

PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

To prevent dust from getting under the film, we recommend installing it indoors in a closed-door environment.

Pro-tip:

 Wear a hat and dri-fit shirt to prevent dust and hair getting into the film. It also helps to wet your floor before installing the piece so the dust settles.

How long should I wait to drive my Tesla after installing PPF?
We highly recommend waiting at least 24 hours before driving. This ensures your PPF has had time to fully adhere so water and debris can’t get under the surface.

What temperature should I install PPF?
PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more. 

How do I remove wrinkles (also called fingers) when installing?
If it’s a small finger, the easiest way to push it down is to use your tack solution, and then push it down with your squeegee. If it still persists, wrap your squeegee with microfiber and squeegee it down. The microfiber will absorb the water making it tackier. 

Is it okay to leave small bubbles when installing?
If it is larger than a nickel, you want to lift the PPF and squeegee it down again. If it’s smaller than a nickel, it should dissipate and evaporate within time. 

How long should I wait before cleaning my Tesla after installing it?
We recommend waiting at least 24 hours but 48 hours to be safe. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
Yes, everything you need is provided in the kits. All you’ll need to add is water to the slip and tack bottles. 

Do I need to cut anything?
No, our kits come pre-cut to make installation easier for you!

Can I use a pressure washer to wash my car after installing the ppf?
You can but please be extremely careful. You want to be careful around all the edges. If you directly point the spray gun near the edge, it may remove the film. Don’t directly spray on the edges and you’ll be fine.

Why does it only come with 1 set?
PPF is easier to adjust since it is a wet install compared to vinyl which is a dry install. If you do make a mistake, reach out to us and we can send you a replacement at cost. 

I messed up. Can I get another piece?
Yes, please contact support@tesbros.com for replacements!

How long does PPF last?
Our film is rated for 10 years. 

Can I put ceramic coating over PPF?
Absolutely. There are many ceramic coatings that are specifically for PPF which will make the car even easier to keep clean!

Does the tint affect light transmission?
We use the film DYNOshade by STEK and this is the lightest tint offered, so it doesn’t affect light much.

Door Handle Protection – PPF for Model S


Please read this before you get started!

1

Unlike color vinyl, PPF is a wet install. Our install solution AKA “slip” is water mixed with soap and is used to help the PPF slide into place. For some of our kits, a stick solution AKA “Tack” is needed which is just water. Stick solution works by flushing out the soap, allowing it to stick to the surface. Our kits come with everything you need to install your PPF. Since it could spill during transit, we only put the soap in the bottle. Keep in mind that it may not look like there is anything in the bottle since it is a very small amount of soap. Just add water and you’re ready to go! 

2

PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

To prevent dust from getting under the film, we recommend installing it indoors in a closed-door environment.

Pro-tip:

 Wear a hat and dri-fit shirt to prevent dust and hair getting into the film. It also helps to wet your floor before installing the piece so the dust settles.

How long should I wait to drive my Tesla after installing PPF?
We highly recommend waiting at least 24 hours before driving. This ensures your PPF has had time to fully adhere so water and debris can’t get under the surface.

What temperature should I install PPF?
PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more. 

How do I remove wrinkles (also called fingers) when installing?
If it’s a small finger, the easiest way to push it down is to use your tack solution, and then push it down with your squeegee. If it still persists, wrap your squeegee with microfiber and squeegee it down. The microfiber will absorb the water making it tackier. 

Is it okay to leave small bubbles when installing?
If it is larger than a nickel, you want to lift the PPF and squeegee it down again. If it’s smaller than a nickel, it should dissipate and evaporate within time. 

How long should I wait before cleaning my Tesla after installing it?
We recommend waiting at least 24 hours but 48 hours to be safe. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
Yes, everything you need is provided in the kits. All you’ll need to add is water to the slip and tack bottles. 

Do I need to cut anything?
No, our kits come pre-cut to make installation easier for you!

Can I use a pressure washer to wash my car after installing the ppf?
You can but please be extremely careful. You want to be careful around all the edges. If you directly point the spray gun near the edge, it may remove the film. Don’t directly spray on the edges and you’ll be fine.

Why does it only come with 1 set?
PPF is easier to adjust since it is a wet install compared to vinyl which is a dry install. If you do make a mistake, reach out to us and we can send you a replacement at cost. 

I messed up. Can I get another piece?
Yes, please contact support@tesbros.com for replacements!

How long does PPF last?
Our film is rated for 10 years. 

Can I put ceramic coating over PPF?
Absolutely. There are many ceramic coatings that are specifically for PPF which will make the car even easier to keep clean!

Does the tint affect light transmission?
We use the film DYNOshade by STEK and this is the lightest tint offered, so it doesn’t affect light much.

Rear Trunk Protection – PPF for Model S


Please read this before you get started!

1

Unlike color vinyl, PPF is a wet install. Our install solution AKA “slip” is water mixed with soap and is used to help the PPF slide into place. For some of our kits, a stick solution AKA “Tack” is needed which is just water. Stick solution works by flushing out the soap, allowing it to stick to the surface. Our kits come with everything you need to install your PPF. Since it could spill during transit, we only put the soap in the bottle. Keep in mind that it may not look like there is anything in the bottle since it is a very small amount of soap. Just add water and you’re ready to go! 

2

PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

To prevent dust from getting under the film, we recommend installing it indoors in a closed-door environment.

Pro-tip:

 Wear a hat and dri-fit shirt to prevent dust and hair getting into the film. It also helps to wet your floor before installing the piece so the dust settles.

How long should I wait to drive my Tesla after installing PPF?
We highly recommend waiting at least 24 hours before driving. This ensures your PPF has had time to fully adhere so water and debris can’t get under the surface.

What temperature should I install PPF?
PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more. 

How do I remove wrinkles (also called fingers) when installing?
If it’s a small finger, the easiest way to push it down is to use your tack solution, and then push it down with your squeegee. If it still persists, wrap your squeegee with microfiber and squeegee it down. The microfiber will absorb the water making it tackier. 

Is it okay to leave small bubbles when installing?
If it is larger than a nickel, you want to lift the PPF and squeegee it down again. If it’s smaller than a nickel, it should dissipate and evaporate within time. 

How long should I wait before cleaning my Tesla after installing it?
We recommend waiting at least 24 hours but 48 hours to be safe. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
Yes, everything you need is provided in the kits. All you’ll need to add is water to the slip and tack bottles. 

Do I need to cut anything?
No, our kits come pre-cut to make installation easier for you!

Can I use a pressure washer to wash my car after installing the ppf?
You can but please be extremely careful. You want to be careful around all the edges. If you directly point the spray gun near the edge, it may remove the film. Don’t directly spray on the edges and you’ll be fine.

Why does it only come with 1 set?
PPF is easier to adjust since it is a wet install compared to vinyl which is a dry install. If you do make a mistake, reach out to us and we can send you a replacement at cost. 

I messed up. Can I get another piece?
Yes, please contact support@tesbros.com for replacements!

How long does PPF last?
Our film is rated for 10 years. 

Can I put ceramic coating over PPF?
Absolutely. There are many ceramic coatings that are specifically for PPF which will make the car even easier to keep clean!

Does the tint affect light transmission?
We use the film DYNOshade by STEK and this is the lightest tint offered, so it doesn’t affect light much.

Charge Port Wrap for Model S


Please read this before you get started!

1

Before installing it’s important to know that installing indoors is highly recommended. This way you won’t get debris underneath the vinyl, and if it’s too hot or in direct sunlight, the wrap may stretch too much as you’re installing. 

2

The recommended install temperature is 65°F – 75°F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

If you haven’t worked with vinyl or need a brief reminder, we highly recommend watching the Vinyl 101 videos.

Do I have to disassemble parts of the car to apply the wrap?
No, not at all. The wrap kit allows you to apply a professionally looking wrap without disassembly.

I overstretched the vinyl. What can I do?
Unless you REALLY overstretched it, you can get it back to normal stretch. Vinyl is memory-based so if you just heat it, it will revert back to its original state. Use a heat gun or hairdryer and keep your heat moving in the area. You’ll see it shrink back. If you don’t see that it is shrinking back, you may have added too much heat and will have to use your extra piece. 

How do I use a heat gun when applying vinyl?
You can use a heat gun or a hairdryer but you want to use a heat gun whenever you need to stretch or conform around awkward areas. When using heat, don’t stay in one area. Keep your gun moving and roughly 6 inches away. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
The kit comes with everything you need, except a heating source. We recommend using a heat gun or even a hairdryer if needed.

Do I need any experience?
Our DIY kits are designed with beginners in mind. You do not need prior knowledge to install these kits, however, we do recommend studying our videos and familiarizing yourself with vinyl to get the most out of your kit!

Door Sill Protection – PPF for Model S


Please read this before you get started!

1

Unlike color vinyl, PPF is a wet install. Our install solution AKA “slip” is water mixed with soap and is used to help the PPF slide into place. For some of our kits, a stick solution AKA “Tack” is needed which is just water. Stick solution works by flushing out the soap, allowing it to stick to the surface. Our kits come with everything you need to install your PPF. Since it could spill during transit, we only put the soap in the bottle. Keep in mind that it may not look like there is anything in the bottle since it is a very small amount of soap. Just add water and you’re ready to go! 

2

PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

To prevent dust from getting under the film, we recommend installing it indoors in a closed-door environment.

Pro-tip:

 Wear a hat and dri-fit shirt to prevent dust and hair getting into the film. It also helps to wet your floor before installing the piece so the dust settles.

How long should I wait to drive my Tesla after installing PPF?
We highly recommend waiting at least 24 hours before driving. This ensures your PPF has had time to fully adhere so water and debris can’t get under the surface.

What temperature should I install PPF?
PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more. 

How do I remove wrinkles (also called fingers) when installing?
If it’s a small finger, the easiest way to push it down is to use your tack solution, and then push it down with your squeegee. If it still persists, wrap your squeegee with microfiber and squeegee it down. The microfiber will absorb the water making it tackier. 

Is it okay to leave small bubbles when installing?
If it is larger than a nickel, you want to lift the PPF and squeegee it down again. If it’s smaller than a nickel, it should dissipate and evaporate within time. 

How long should I wait before cleaning my Tesla after installing it?
We recommend waiting at least 24 hours but 48 hours to be safe. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
Yes, everything you need is provided in the kits. All you’ll need to add is water to the slip and tack bottles. 

Do I need to cut anything?
No, our kits come pre-cut to make installation easier for you!

Can I use a pressure washer to wash my car after installing the ppf?
You can but please be extremely careful. You want to be careful around all the edges. If you directly point the spray gun near the edge, it may remove the film. Don’t directly spray on the edges and you’ll be fine.

Why does it only come with 1 set?
PPF is easier to adjust since it is a wet install compared to vinyl which is a dry install. If you do make a mistake, reach out to us and we can send you a replacement at cost. 

I messed up. Can I get another piece?
Yes, please contact support@tesbros.com for replacements!

How long does PPF last?
Our film is rated for 10 years. 

Can I put ceramic coating over PPF?
Absolutely. There are many ceramic coatings that are specifically for PPF which will make the car even easier to keep clean!

Does the tint affect light transmission?
We use the film DYNOshade by STEK and this is the lightest tint offered, so it doesn’t affect light much.

Door Handle Area Protection – PPF for Model 3 / Y


Please read this before you get started!

1

Unlike color vinyl, PPF is a wet install. Our install solution AKA “slip” is water mixed with soap and is used to help the PPF slide into place. For some of our kits, a stick solution AKA “Tack” is needed which is just water. Stick solution works by flushing out the soap, allowing it to stick to the surface. Our kits come with everything you need to install your PPF. Since it could spill during transit, we only put the soap in the bottle. Keep in mind that it may not look like there is anything in the bottle since it is a very small amount of soap. Just add water and you’re ready to go! 

2

PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

To prevent dust from getting under the film, we recommend installing it indoors in a closed-door environment.

Pro-tip:

 Wear a hat and dri-fit shirt to prevent dust and hair getting into the film. It also helps to wet your floor before installing the piece so the dust settles.

How long should I wait to drive my Tesla after installing PPF?
We highly recommend waiting at least 24 hours before driving. This ensures your PPF has had time to fully adhere so water and debris can’t get under the surface.

What temperature should I install PPF?
PPF is best installed in a temperature range between 65 and 75 degrees F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more. 

How do I remove wrinkles (also called fingers) when installing?
If it’s a small finger, the easiest way to push it down is to use your tack solution, and then push it down with your squeegee. If it still persists, wrap your squeegee with microfiber and squeegee it down. The microfiber will absorb the water making it tackier. 

Is it okay to leave small bubbles when installing?
If it is larger than a nickel, you want to lift the PPF and squeegee it down again. If it’s smaller than a nickel, it should dissipate and evaporate within time. 

How long should I wait before cleaning my Tesla after installing it?
We recommend waiting at least 24 hours but 48 hours to be safe. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
Yes, everything you need is provided in the kits. All you’ll need to add is water to the slip and tack bottles. 

Do I need to cut anything?
No, our kits come pre-cut to make installation easier for you!

Can I use a pressure washer to wash my car after installing the ppf?
You can but please be extremely careful. You want to be careful around all the edges. If you directly point the spray gun near the edge, it may remove the film. Don’t directly spray on the edges and you’ll be fine.

Why does it only come with 1 set?
PPF is easier to adjust since it is a wet install compared to vinyl which is a dry install. If you do make a mistake, reach out to us and we can send you a replacement at cost. 

I messed up. Can I get another piece?
Yes, please contact support@tesbros.com for replacements!

How long does PPF last?
Our film is rated for 10 years. 

Can I put ceramic coating over PPF?
Absolutely. There are many ceramic coatings that are specifically for PPF which will make the car even easier to keep clean!

Plaid Center Console for Model 3/Y


Please read this before you get started!

1

Before installing it’s important to know that installing indoors is highly recommended. This way you won’t get debris underneath the vinyl, and if it’s too hot or in direct sunlight, the wrap may stretch too much as you’re installing. 

2

The recommended install temperature is 65°F – 75°F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

If you haven’t worked with vinyl or need a brief reminder, we highly recommend watching the Vinyl 101 videos.

Do I have to disassemble parts of the car to apply the wrap?
No, not at all. The wrap kit allows you to apply a professionally looking wrap without disassembly.

I overstretched the vinyl. What can I do?
Unless you REALLY overstretched it, you can get it back to normal stretch. Vinyl is memory-based so if you just heat it, it will revert back to its original state. Use a heat gun or hairdryer and keep your heat moving in the area. You’ll see it shrink back. If you don’t see that it is shrinking back, you may have added too much heat and will have to use your extra piece. 

How do I use a heat gun when applying vinyl?
You can use a heat gun or a hairdryer but you want to use a heat gun whenever you need to stretch or conform around awkward areas. When using heat, don’t stay in one area. Keep your gun moving and roughly 6 inches away. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
The kit comes with everything you need, except a heating source. We recommend using a heat gun or even a hairdryer if needed.

Do I need any experience?
Our DIY kits are designed with beginners in mind. You do not need prior knowledge to install these kits, however, we do recommend studying our videos and familiarizing yourself with vinyl to get the most out of your kit!

Stealth Bundle for Model Y


Please read this before you get started!

1

Before installing it’s important to know that installing indoors is highly recommended. This way you won’t get debris underneath the vinyl, and if it’s too hot or in direct sunlight, the wrap may stretch too much as you’re installing. 

2

The recommended install temperature is 65°F – 75°F. If it’s too cold, it may feel stiffer. If it’s too hot, it’ll stretch more.

3

If you haven’t worked with vinyl or need a brief reminder, we highly recommend watching the Vinyl 101 videos.

Do I have to disassemble parts of the car to apply the wrap?
No, not at all. The wrap kit allows you to apply a professionally looking wrap without disassembly.

Can I go through an automatic car wash?
It’s recommended to only hand wash your Tesla. Due to automatic carwashes being brushless, they tend to use heavy chemicals to break things down which can be harmful to the vinyl.

I overstretched the vinyl. What can I do?
Unless you REALLY overstretched it, you can get it back to normal stretch. Vinyl is memory-based so if you just heat it, it will revert back to its original state. Use a heat gun or hairdryer and keep your heat moving in the area. You’ll see it shrink back. If you don’t see that it is shrinking back, you may have added too much heat and will have to use your extra piece. 

How do I use a heat gun when applying vinyl?
You can use a heat gun or a hairdryer but you want to use a heat gun whenever you need to stretch or conform around awkward areas. When using heat, don’t stay in one area. Keep your gun moving and roughly 6 inches away. 

Does it come with everything I need to install?
The kit comes with everything you need, except a heating source. We recommend using a heat gun or even a hairdryer if needed.

I got into an accident. Can I buy individual pieces?
Yes, you certainly can. Please contact support@tesbros.com for replacements and we’d be more than happy to hook you up!

Will it damage my paint?
Vinyl will not damage your paint. It actually adds a level of protection between the outside elements and your Teslas surface.

Can I install vinyl on a leased car?
Yes, vinyl is a great and safe way to customize your Tesla while leased. Once you have to return it, vinyl is safe to remove and won’t damage any surfaces!

Do you do custom colors?
Yes, we do! Please contact support@tesbros.com to inquire about a custom order!

Do I need any experience?
Our DIY kits are designed with beginners in mind. You do not need prior knowledge to install these kits, however, we do recommend studying our videos and familiarizing yourself with vinyl to get the most out of your kit!