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Re: Stongard on paint (min. Audi content)

I am getting confuse. Is this a spray on stuff or is this a film that 
get glue on to the hood? What happen when you wax it?

Anthony Chan, First Hill, Seattle, WA, USA. 
92' 100 V6 Tornado Red. 

On 11 Jan 1997 jafo@tummy.com wrote:

> Date: 11 Jan 1997 21:10:57 -0000
> From: jafo@tummy.com
> To: dailojeff@juno.com, Jeff Loh <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
> Newgroups: tummy.ml.quattro
> Subject: Re: Stongard on paint (min. Audi content)
> I've got this stuff back at home that I'm going to be applying to the A4
> when it gets a bit warmer...  I got it at a local auto paint place -- it's
> clear and I forget what it's called...  You've all probably seen an
> ancestor of it's though.  On many cars, the very lower painted surfaces
> are usually kind of "rippled".  It's a ruberized backing they spray on
> before doing the painting.  Used to be that it was only available in 
> black...
> The theory (and in my experience it's true) is that the rubber adds
> padding so that the paint flexes instead of being scraped off.
> However, they now have it available in clear.  I got this big can
> of the stuff for $20.  I put it on my Subaru and left it there for
> about 2 years before I sold it.  I would doubt there is ANY way
> to get it off.  Total coverage for it was about 3" along the front
> of the hood.
> >From a distance it was invisible, but up closer it was obvious.  I had
> problems on the Subaru (brown metalic) with wax buildup at the line
> where the coating was.
> My girlfriend at the time I applied it to my car had a brand new VW, and
> I offered to do it for her (she had some chips already -- it was about
> a year old).  She was rabid about me not doing it.  After I applied it
> to the Subaru, and pointed out the chips in her hood, she let me apply
> it to hers.  We sold the car about a year later.
> It's worked VERY well so far, but no REALLY long term testing.  The VW
> was silver, and probably wouldn't have been noticable if it faded.
> Enjoy,
> Sean
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