Tag: repaint

By on September 9, 2016

 

TTAC Commentator Kurt_B writes:

Hi TTAC. I’m a long time reader and member. My four-year-old Mustang hood is peeling. Ford does not cover this issue outside of the three-year comprehensive warranty, and even when repaints are authorized they don’t last. This is a very common issue that has to do with poor paint adhesion to aluminum. I’m pretty sure we’re going to see peeling 2015+ F150s in a few years with their aluminum panels.

For Sajeev: A lot of owners buy aftermarket fiberglass hoods (Cervini, etc). Others have their factory hoods repainted, which may or may not last. One shop I went to suggested vinyl-wrapping the hood — something I really don’t want to do to a four-year-old car. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • 28-Cars-Later: Next product cycle.
  • aja8888: You hit that nail squarely on the head!
  • DenverMike: Automakers have certainly noticed the exponential growth in the auto aftermarket (oops it can’t be...
  • FreedMike: Darn…I was hoping for the retinal scans like they had in “Minority Report.”...
  • Johnster: This is just another sad and pathetic attempt to generate “excitement” for electric vehicles....

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber