fragile paint on the newer cars?
LL - NY
larrycleung at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 07:37:16 PDT 2008
As I said, my Brother's Ford Built Mazda has (well had, his bumper was
resprayed after a deer hit) paint chips galore, too. So, maybe only GM has
it right. I guess Taka may find out, if he doesn't clear bra the 'Vette.I
wonder if Cerebus got saddled with M-B paint as a result of the former D-C
LL - NY
On 8/27/08, Brett Dikeman <quattro at frank.mercea.net> 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...
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