New A4 w/ clearcoat damage

Tom Nas tnas at
Thu Jul 19 19:15:53 EDT 2001

"Craig D. Niederst" <niederst at> wrote:

>A co-worker of mine whose '98 A4 2.8Q is coming off lease just leased a new
>'01. Its black, so every paint defect is very obvious. When he bought the
>car, it had spots on all the horizontal surfaces, which the dealer said was
>sap from sitting near trees

Don't they cover cars in protective wax pre-deliv in the US? All cars here 
in Europe are covered in goo which is only washed off when the car gets its 

Regards, Tom

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