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03-28-2012 06:17 AM
zildjian4life218
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Originally Posted by Rod and Custom
Whether they are still responsible or not, they should be able to tell you what's going on. It may be best if you go in not asking them to warranty it though. At this point, I'd want the straight scoop.

A friend of mine prototyped a case for carrying cymbals. I think Zildjian bought the rights to produce it. That was about 20 yrs ago.
Thats pretty cool! I used to play a ton back in highschool and travel around in the band I was in but since I went to college I kind of gave it up. I will also take your advice and go down and talk to them and see whats going on with the paint job. Hes a good guy who has always been great to work with in the past.... like when I accidently backed into my ex-gfs car. oops lol so Im sure if he sees something wrong with it he will take responsibility.
03-27-2012 03:05 PM
Rod and Custom
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Originally Posted by zildjian4life218
T it was done about three years ago. Is it still something they should be responsible for?
Whether they are still responsible or not, they should be able to tell you what's going on. It may be best if you go in not asking them to warranty it though. At this point, I'd want the straight scoop.

A friend of mine prototyped a case for carrying cymbals. I think Zildjian bought the rights to produce it. That was about 20 yrs ago.
03-26-2012 06:16 PM
zildjian4life218
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Originally Posted by Old Fool
I'd tell the local body shop that did it to fix it.
T it was done about three years ago. Is it still something they should be responsible for?
03-26-2012 04:24 PM
Old Fool I'd tell the local body shop that did it to fix it.
03-26-2012 05:46 AM
zildjian4life218
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Originally Posted by mi chael
First of all what kind of paint is it. We have this problem as well here down under with an acrylic type of paint mostly of which are metallic based. The problem arises down here on bonnets mostly due to the heat coming from the engine bay. Also, the boot lid and roof sections on some cars have very bad sections as well. Is the car been covered at all or is it just collecting dust in a shed or garage? Sometimes it can happen without any of the things that I have just mentioned. I would put it down to paint quality. Hope this helps! Paint has come along way since it was first invented.
I don't know what type of paint it is. I had a local body shop do it that has an amazing reputation in our area. It goes in and out of storage every year where its covered. Idk I think its about time to just have someone else repaint it.
03-24-2012 09:03 PM
mi chael First of all what kind of paint is it. We have this problem as well here down under with an acrylic type of paint mostly of which are metallic based. The problem arises down here on bonnets mostly due to the heat coming from the engine bay. Also, the boot lid and roof sections on some cars have very bad sections as well. Is the car been covered at all or is it just collecting dust in a shed or garage? Sometimes it can happen without any of the things that I have just mentioned. I would put it down to paint quality. Hope this helps! Paint has come along way since it was first invented.
03-23-2012 06:54 PM
zildjian4life218
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Originally Posted by tech69
Was it spot painted or are the other panels look just a little more shiny than that? You can always buff it and get a little shine back.
All the other panels on the car look fine. the trunk lid is the only panel doing it. What caused the finish to look cloudy like that?
03-21-2012 07:41 PM
tech69
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Originally Posted by zildjian4life218
Hey everyone! This is my first time posting here on the body forum. I have had this problem with my 86 olds cutlass for the past couple years and never really thought too much about it but I got the car out this past weekend and washed it and finally realized how bad it looks and want to get it fixed.

Do you guys have any suggestions on what is happening and what I can do to fix this? The trunk is the only body panel doing this. Someone suggested it looked like oxidation.

Thanks for any input!
well if you spend money on fixing it the right way you might as well repaint the whole car otherwise at least your other horizontal panels will look like that soon. Was it spot painted or are the other panels look just a little more shiny than that? You can always buff it and get a little shine back.
03-21-2012 08:13 AM
zildjian4life218
Whats wrong with my trunk lid?

Hey everyone! This is my first time posting here on the body forum. I have had this problem with my 86 olds cutlass for the past couple years and never really thought too much about it but I got the car out this past weekend and washed it and finally realized how bad it looks and want to get it fixed.

Do you guys have any suggestions on what is happening and what I can do to fix this? The trunk is the only body panel doing this. Someone suggested it looked like oxidation.

Thanks for any input!

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