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Old 01-24-2005, 21:06   #1 (permalink)
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Faults in BA paintwork

Just wondering how many owners of new BA's have had problems with faults in paintwork on their cars?

My XR6T arrived with a spot on the bonnet where a chip in the base coat had been painted over with colour and then clear plus another on the RH front guard where something like a blob of dirt has been painted over leaving a bump in the finish :-(

My dealer is going to fix these faults (re-spray of both panels) so all should be ok eventually as long as they get the colour match right.
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Re: Faults in BA paintwork

Read my response to the GT paintwork thread. Relevant to your situation.
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Just an update on faulty paintwork on my BA.

Picked the car up from my dealer today after two days in their paintshop.
Bonnet and RH front guard re-sprayed and what can I say!!
The colour match is so bl**dy good I'd have to call it perfect and the finish is better than the original factory paint - and yes I do know what I'm looking at as I used to be a spray painter myself.
No overspray anywhere and they even vacuumed inside the car and blacked the tyres

Even better they did the job without removing the bonnet or guard - just masked the rest of the car so the paintwork inside the engine bay (including bolts) was not damaged.

Gotta be happy with this Ford dealer.
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