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gandrews777

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Factory paint defect
« on: June 07, 2008, 02:53:18 PM »
Do you have or heard of this problem with a 1996 Mustag Coupe?  Mine is dark Green.

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2008, 08:12:13 PM »
I am wondering why the poll?  If you have a 96 with paint that is peeling, then check to see if there are any call backs by Ford for that year to reconcile the problem. I seriously doubt you are going to get any relief though after 12 years and God knows how many miles you have on that car.  Seriously, why did you post this?

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2008, 03:08:06 PM »
 Yes even if the car spent its last 12 years in a garage under a tarp, I don't think Ford would do anything for a paint defect. When it was under warranty yes but not after so many years.

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2008, 11:36:19 PM »
There was a similar problem with the 2003 Dark Shadow Grey Mustangs where the paint on the hood would bubble and flake off.  I believe they said the problem was with the initial priming of the panel.  You may want to refer to this.  There was an official TSB and recall for the effected vehicles.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2008, 03:55:55 AM »
its a common problem the clear starts separating from the base its called lifting

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2008, 04:27:10 AM »
OK, now I understand.  It's the clearcoat that is separating from the base coat.  Yeah, we see that a lot with not only Ford, but other makes as well.  Unfortunately, it starts happening after the warranty runs out in most cases.  However, I am starting to see cars that have a 10 year 100,000 mile warranty being sold.  Now, that's a warranty I could live with.  My Mach only had a 3 year 30,000.  But, in most cases, the warranty only covers the mechanical parts and not the body. 

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2008, 01:17:03 AM »
yeah normally the life of warranty is over before the paint ever has any problems. average life expectancy is about 8 years for a single stage urethane compared to about 10 in bc/cc give or take


granted the way you store and take car of your car can make a huge difference. for example if you store it out of the sun and wax it regularly then it will extend the life significantly.

but if your like average joe blow that doesnt ever wash his car then you can really kill the paint

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2008, 12:09:36 PM »
I just recently got in a car accident and i decided to paint my whole car...it came out great.  now its a gun metal grey and i just recently bought a car cover to help protect my paint job.  So far so good on both the paint job and car cover...the quality of the cover is great, high recommend it.  i belive i got it on carscover.com if you guys wanna check it out...

any suggestions on how to prolong the life of an aftermarket paint job????

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2008, 12:39:46 PM »
The use of a car cover is not recomended on a newly painted car. Most paint companies and body shops recomend at least three months to allow the paint to cure. Want scratches? Want to paint your car again?
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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2008, 12:42:31 AM »
id wait a while to use the cover, and if you leave it out side honestly i think id leave it off, the wind will cause chaffing.


wait till the water stops beading up after the cars gets wet, then start a waxing to prolong the life and store indoor or at least under a car port to prolong the life

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Re: Factory paint defect
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2009, 08:38:46 AM »
fjt,
 can i see a picture of the  1970 Mustang Mach 1, 428CI, 4sp, Ivy Green Metallic coloring?

 

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