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Re: megane coupe paint defect
Yup, it took a lot of cutting compound to restore the bonnet, but I did it.
Water-based paint is so much more fragile, it's unbelievable the extent and speed that the damage can develop into.
If you can imagine painting the outside of your house with emulsion, then spraying a fine layer of lacquer to give it a water-resistant shell, you aren't far wrong.
Durable, it most certainly isn't.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater