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Old 07-08-2009, 08:51 AM
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Dissapearing clearcoat... Why do so many dodges seem to have the same problem? Driving down the road it seems to be an epidemic.
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Old 07-08-2009, 09:17 AM
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Mostly from poor quality primer used by Chrysler in the early to mid '90's.
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Old 07-08-2009, 09:38 AM
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poor primer has nothing to do with the clearcoat, there's a full layer of color between the primer and clear.

I suspect the clear itself is of poor quality. I've had to repaint the roof of my truck and the hood's not too far behind.
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Old 07-08-2009, 11:39 AM
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I'm not a paint expert, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn last night.

The peeling paint epidemic appears to be UV ray related, since every Dodge I've seen with the problem had it only on the horizontal surfaces. Mine suffered from it as well and has been repainted.
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+ 1 i also had to repaint and roof and hood
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Old 07-08-2009, 01:33 PM
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All vehicles are going to have clear coat problems if they spend most of their life out in the sun.
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Old 07-08-2009, 03:39 PM
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were upset out 10year plus paint job didnt last?.. haha Try repainting yourself and getting it to last 5
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I'm hoping I get 5 out of the roof. Then I can unload this thing.
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Old 07-08-2009, 08:23 PM
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I just visited Macco and gave me a quote 3 coats third coat is mixed with clearcoat and 100.00 a panel (hood and roof to sand to bare metal were the issue is) one year warranty. around 1000.00 for all. well i know its not the best but i am getting tired of seeing it like that. what is the opinions out there
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Old 07-08-2009, 08:28 PM
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I have 2 spots on the body that I would like to get fixed. When I got the truck It came with this rust spot on the rear fender thigh on the lip. Now its rusting. The other one is on the pass side. Idk what he hit but its huge and ugly. From the bottom of the fender all the way to the top of the bed.
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