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Re: Tornado Red Uni-Color Paint
I have a 92' 100 V6 in Tornado red and I have the same problem like
yours. I can't use water in the winter too since I live in Seattle. I am
not sure what to do either. I do have some of the white residual on my hood
as you describe. I switched to different brand of windshield washer but
it didn't help.
If you get any reply please forward it to me too, thanks.
Anthony Chan, First Hill, Seattle, WA, USA.
92' 100 V6 Tornado Red.
On Fri, 29 Nov 1996 Falkenthal@aol.com wrote:
> Date: Fri, 29 Nov 1996 14:26:05 -0500
> From: Falkenthal@aol.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Tornado Red Uni-Color Paint
> Dear fellow Audi owners -
> I have a '91 Tornado Red 100. I love the car except for the paint. I was
> told by the dealer that this color is what-they-call paint and clear coat in
> one. The main problem with this paint is that when you use the windshield
> washer, the alcohol in the fluid oxidizes on the paint. This leaves milky
> white streaks and blotches on the hood, trunk and roof. These blotches
> require that I spend about 3 hours with an orbital buffer and clear coat
> polish to remove them.
> If anyone has experienced this problem and has found a solution (other than
> repainting the car), I would greatly appreciate hearing from you. Is there a
> washer fluid that doesn't contain alcohol ??? Is there a sealant for the
> paint that will stop this oxidation ??? I've resorted to using pure water in
> the tank during the summer. But since I live in Chicago, the solvent is
> necessary in winter.
> Thanks for the help,