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  1. Picking-up 2016 V8SC - Xpel or other paint protection film?

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    Picking up my wife's 2016 V8SC in a few hours. She has kept her last two RRs for 5+ years. Trying to decide if paint protection is worth the $$. Those who have done Xpel or other products, which panels/surfaces did you protect and would you do anything different given your experience. I did a...
  2. Santorini Black Paint chipping from rear quarter panels!

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hello, I recently discovered a terrible problem that is occuring on my full size 2009 RRSC in Santorini Black. The paint has started to chip and literally fall off the body panels near the rear wheel well edges on both sides of the vehicle! No corrosion is evident thankfully, so it appears to...
  3. New and discontinued paint colors

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Can anyone comment on Causeway Grey, discontinued for 2016, and Carpathian Grey, a new color for 2016. Both colors are premium. It appears like they are very close to one another. Is one darker than the other or are they the same with just a name change?​
  4. PermaPlate Paint and Interior Protection - is worth it?

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hello - found out my dream car is in the country and will picking up my 2015 RRS V8 in 4 days. Dealer asked if I wanted to get the PermaPlate exterior and interior applied. From the research I hear done seems like the products claims are over rated and not worth the $1295 he wants to charge me...
  5. Paint correction on Santorini Black

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    I've owned my RRS for a year now and the paint wasn't in the best shape when I bought it. Lots of scratches and swirls over most of the body. A local friend did a paint correction for me yesterday and I thought I'd share the process and some before/afters. Wolfgang Auto Bathe wash Wolfgang...
  6. Red Brembo Brake Paint

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Has anyone had to touch up the paint on their red brake calipers? I have one caliper on my 2015 that chipped off a small area of paint. I have used VHT red paint on calipers before (on a BMW) and am contemplating a quick touch up using a small brush but just curious. Don't want to have a...
  7. Paint Code for Tonga Green Non-Metallic

    General Chatter
    Hello All, Looking to paint my 90 here shortly, and I've fallen in love over the past few years with Tonga Green. I am interested in using a non-metallic paint as it is easier and less expensive to apply. I found on http://www.landroverseries.org/paint-codes.htm that Tonga Green was done in a...
  8. Paint chip repair touch up video

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Spring is around the corner so here is a helpful vid for those interested https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6xi3xmeO6C4
  9. Paint Wheels

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    anyone have an recommendations for shops to have their wheels painted in the NYC area or east end of long island? looking to get my wheels done like the style 5 diamond turned style. looked into buying the style 5 wheels on ebay any recommendations would be appreciated thanks
  10. 22PLE Paint Coating

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Had a great car detailer put on 22PLE paint coating today. It really looks better than new. The gloss is great. He also used 22PLE for plastic on all the black pieces. It gives them a nice sheen without leaving them greasy at all.
  11. Paint Protection

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Has anyone purchased paint protection from the LR dealer directly? Taking delivery of Santorini Black RRS V8 soon and deciding. Not a bra or film, but a seal similar to an Opti-coat. This is a highly regarded and high volume dealer that I trust. They claim is the best but who knows. They farm...
  12. Paint inperfection!!!

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hello guys, As I was washing the truck today o notice on the passenger side door in the middle of the doors there a small bump there. I touch it and it feels like a metal is sticking out its as small as a nice size dot . I'm thinking to take it back to the dealer and tell them to fix it or...
  13. Wheel paint code

    Range Rover Classic
    I have my '93 white wheels on my classic. I want to paint the center of the wheels the same gray/silver color that the earlier 3 spoke wheels were in the center. I think the GDE wheels were the same color. Does anyone know the paint code these wheels were painted? Thanks!
  14. Interior paint

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Like many of you I also have chipping paint on my center console. I've got a 2006 RRSC with the piano black. I want to buy a piece to match the black for the center controls. Anyone know where I can buy this? (Do not want cheap 3M stickers) Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  15. Another Interior Paint Question

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    OK we all know about the peeling grey and I see that there is a Ford grey that works and also a Tamiya XF-56, but my Aspen interior has a flat green on the lower doors, rear panel etc and this has been scratched and knocked about over the years. So....anyone know what color this is or should be...
  16. Rust bubble under paint

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    My Westie has developed a rust bubble underneath the paint. It's right on the fender lip. Most likely cause is smacking from a car door or a shopping cart breaching the paint to the metal. Now I'm not knowledgable in paint and body. I've never had this issue with any of my previous vehicles...
  17. TPMS and Wheel paint code

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    2014 Sport Autobiography V6 Diesel Hi all, seem to have the TPMS flashing on dash this evening Tyre monitoring system malfunction, tyres looked ok but thought I'd go and check at filling station, filled rears from 34 to 36 and fronts from 32 to 33. Last time I checked pressures was 2 months...
  18. 2door paint colours

    Range Rover Classic
    Refurbishing a 2 door range rover can any one give me some colour charts, as am going to change the colour for my wife dislikes the present shade.Would like to keep it original but I am not very keen on the colour ether.Thanks for any if pos Terry
  19. Touch up paint for scratched rim

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    i did a curb scrape - PAINFUL! i have the style 15 wheels - is there a touch up paint?
  20. Should I drop $5K to convert paint scheme or order a 2015?

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    I have already spent money on the car. Clear bra on bumpers and panels and all the pillars. Opti-coated entire car am about $3000 in and have 3500 miles so far. I am not satisfied with the color scheme and want to go from To this ... Then I want to do this treatment to the roof with silver...
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