fragile paint on the newer cars?
audi at humanspeakers.com
Tue Aug 26 23:04:21 PDT 2008
Brett Dikeman wrote:
> On Aug 26, 2008, at 11:53 AM, Andrew Duane wrote:
>> Are the chips along the nose of the hood?
> Nope- the A6's leading edge is pretty flat, with no forward-facing lip
> like the older cars. The chips and scrapes are along the sides, even
> in places you'd never expect (ie not door-ding territory), like on the
> front fender, right over the wheel.
> Sounds like the whale-saving, water-based paints are suspect, from the
> various responses...ugh! Not what you expect from a car in this price
> range. It truly is ridiculous. Remember the days when GM/Ford
> couldn't get paint right? Looks like the tables have turned...
I do remember the Chevy blue that peeled off, leaving only undercoat.
People took their rebate and didn't bother to get the repaint...
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