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After taking the car to the original dealer and two independent body shops they determined that only the lacquer had been removed, probably due to bird poop that was left to eat away at it. I've been assured (from the dealer and both body shops) that ensuring the area is clean before spraying an additional later of lacquer should prevent further ...


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The top coat, lacquer, has been penetrated. Your dealer looking at the paintwork, and your dealer respraying any part of the vehicle are two very differant cases. Depended on how old the vehicle is and how much you paid for it are all parts of the equation. You could go ReTro and have a vinyl roof covering if you end up being stuck with any costs.


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Is that dust or pollen I see around the chipped spot, or are those spots part of the finish? From here... it looks like you have a clearcoat failure, the color coat being spared (for the moment). What THAT means is that your clearcoat is probably chemically incompatible with the paint underneath it - I'd bet it was shot on not very long before the sale - ...


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In a word in answer to your question - No.


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I did plastidip on a lot of things and my car, so I have a little bit of experience with it. Plastidip is not an alternativ for the real paint job at all. You need a good painted car to make plastidip looks good (same color, no scratches, bright color). The problem is the very low drown of plastidip. With the white car you can do whatever you want. On the ...



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