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Old 08-11-2012, 01:40 PM   #80
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Picked up my Sterling Gray SEL about 2 weeks ago and did not notice this until I got it home and in the garage. It is at the base of the A-pillar on the passenger side. It seemed pretty minor at the time, looked like maybe the base and clear developed a fracture during curing at this sharp bend in the stamping. The thing is it was about 1/32 x 3/8" when I first noticed it. After some wet weather came about it has tripled in size and appears it will keep spreading. Disappointing that it seems the paint is not bonded to the panel very well. I first noticed it at 60 miles, car now has about 800 miles and is always garaged. There are definately issues with the paint process used on these cars, well at least mine.

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