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Old 06-24-2003, 02:35 AM   #31
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The bra on my 1998 Bonneville has done that too. Not that badly, but it has done that and I know what caused it. The best way to wash a bra is at the laundromat and whoever washed that bra before used too much soap, or soap with additives like a bleach alternative. Always wash the bra with regular Era, not Era Max and always thoroughly dry before putting it back on. Luckily, I'm getting my hood painted in the not too distant future.
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Well i plan to buy one to prevent stuff happening to the car i bought today, a 93 SE that has the SSE grill, and the SSE spoiler, and wire-spoke wheels. Man this car has only been used for 2 winters, and then it was slighty if at all. It had 10,000 miles a year on it so it'* only at 106,300 now, and the paint is to die for for a car lthis old. The pic i have in my siggie is when it'* pretty damn dirty.... Man tihs color reflects well!
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take my advice...don't ever EVER BUY ONE OF THESE PIECES OF *^$#!!!!!! it is a complete and TOTAL waste of money!!!!

My new 2000 Bonneville (a week old to me tomorrow) had a bra put on it by the dealership when it was bought for me. That'* ONE WEEK AGO. I took the bra off today because i know they are bad...and LOOK AT WHAT IT HAS ALREADY DONE in a week!!!





and NO, that light spot is NOT the clouds reflecting in the sky...it'* my paint faded to rat $h!t!!! and yes i am furious...I can't get it off!! I've tried the color wax, buffing, you name it. I just went out and bought one of those clay bars and i hope to hell it works...other than that the piece of $h!t is going back on the hood part.
Save your money...you think you are buying it to cover up imperfections, well you're only making it worse!! i am SO not impressed!
I already know what bras do to cars but once its on, I know not to ever take it off. All the elements are stuck up underneath and bakes and then messes up the paint .
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I still don't think the bra did that, the clearcoat is obviously still there, and the bra didn't pull away the clearcoat, **** the paint, and then reapply the clearcoat. I still think the dealer covered it up.
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I still don't think the bra did that, the clearcoat is obviously still there, and the bra didn't pull away the clearcoat, f*** the paint, and then reapply the clearcoat. I still think the dealer covered it up.
I thought the same thing, but there was a very plausable explanation given before, that the clearcoat has separated from the paint. If the bra stuck to the clearcoat, lifted it up, and moisture got under it, I'm sure it could have messed up the paint, and then, when it dried, the clearcoat laid back down. I don't know if this is possible, but it seems to me like it could be.
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I've pretty much all but given up....the bra is back on. I called the dealership and they said no sorry not covered under any kind of warranty, it'* nothing to do with safety, and i am basically on my own....they don't have anything to do with the paint after it is driven off the lot..
oh well...could be worse i guess.
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well you do have the bra to cover it up, and after it'* done right, you can make the clear coat thicker and then use it if you want. We never had problems with one on our old Transport Minivan when we had it, the ol' "dust buster'*" paint job was still fine. My dad almost got one for his 98 Yukon, but it wouldn't have done much, and we already had a bug deflector.
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I've pretty much all but given up....the bra is back on. I called the dealership and they said no sorry not covered under any kind of warranty, it'* nothing to do with safety, and i am basically on my own....they don't have anything to do with the paint after it is driven off the lot..
oh well...could be worse i guess.
From the look of your profile pics you need a bra regardless.

Seriously though, it probably looks pretty cool with the bra on and will protect the front end from any further paint damage like chipping when you pass those transports on the freeway.
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From the look of your profile pics you need a bra regardless.
Ooh, I'm glad I'm not you right now! You're treading on thin ice...
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[quote="2000SilverBullet"]
From the look of your profile pics you need a bra regardless.
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and just what is that supposed to mean??
what profile? the pics here in my signature?
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