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Rebal Green Paintwork Swirls.

3876 Views 11 Replies 8 Participants Last post by  Rob Arias
Hi. I've got a 15 plate F56 JCW in Rebal Green with a red roof and mirrors: all standard extra. The dealership applied 'Williams Synthetic' to both the exterior and I tier of the vehicle.

When the sun shines on the real green paintwork there appears to be swirls within the paintwork that look as though they are in '3D'. As you change positions the swirls appear to move and change shape. They look like they were being viewed through a pair of 3D glasses that you wear at the cinema.

Has anyone any experience of this on a non coated rebal finish. Thanks.
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The paint is dreadfully thin and fragile. In 3 months I have more chips in the bonnet paint than any other vehicle I have owned. I am rarely on the expressway and stay mostly on back roads. It is very disappointing.
The clear bra is not problem free, a number of the members of our corvette club have them and there have been issues and it is rather expensive. They do help some in a lot of situations, however, if you get hit by a large stone they do not cover that under the warranty and the only way to repair it adequately is to have the entire treatment for that section of the car removed, then have the mar, ding, chip, dent, etc. repaired and then have the product reapplied. In the incident that I am referring to the cost to the owner was a little over $5,000 US. I really am considering just doing nothing and then at some point have the hood and front repaired as needed or just sell the car, take my licks and move on. That means buying another JCW! OK, as it will have the latest, greatest modifications and improvements and I now have enough first hand knowledge to know what I want when I order it!
Im with you on this, have had clear bra's in the past. When I removed one in a similar situation it actually removed a dollar size of paint with it.

The cost to repaint the bumper was $350, less than the dang clear bra...
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