Originally Posted by 265 ssi
had mine four months 4200 miles car runs great ,is fun to drive. I am getting about 18 mpg. I have a terrible paint job, car is midnight blue and when it is clean (alwas) the paint is blochy, you can see the primer on the edges all over the car -why they used a light primer on a dark car who knows. Not having much luck with the factory even after I explained to them i have purchased five new gms in the last six years. I am having pictures taken and will post them. VERY UNHAPPY :( :(
I also have '04 dark blue GXP (purchased back in May). I have EXACTLY the same paint issues that you have described! In direct sunlight you can see each pass the spray gun made when painting it (dark lines/light lines in horizontal passes). Then the tier 1 supplier parts (like door handles & fascia) are consistently darker than the rest of the car. The car looks beautiful in everything but direct sunlight. But then it really does look like a Maaco paint job!
Good luck on getting some response from GM!
_I got on the internet on Pontiacs site and there are no blue 04 or o5 Gxp'* - please contact me direct as i am sure there is a problem with this color and i am not going to let it go. firstname.lastname@example.org