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Old 02-23-2014, 08:09 PM   #1
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Clear coat questions

I have a 2000 328i and there's a little spot on the roof where my clear coat is starting to peel. I was wondering what I should do to stop it and fix the issue.


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Old 02-23-2014, 08:58 PM   #2
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Unfortunately there is no solution besides getting it repainted. Sucks but if it is in the center you could have the roof rapped in a vinyl.
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Old 02-26-2014, 09:00 AM   #3
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I have a 2000 328i and there's a little spot on the roof where my clear coat is starting to peel. I was wondering what I should do to stop it and fix the issue.


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As redline said, the only way to fix it is to repaint the panel. You could possibly stop it or slow it down by lightly sanding the affected area, polishing and then sealing it regularly with a wax or sealant. If the area where the clear coat is peeling is not large, a paint coating such as 22PLE may help improve the look of it after sanding and polishing to the point where you can hold off on repainting. Again though, an actual fix is repainting with a quality paint/body shop.

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Old 02-27-2014, 10:40 AM   #4
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I also have. 2000 328ci with the same issue when i bought the car. I had the whole roof repainted to prevent any future damage


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I also have. 2000 328ci with the same issue when i bought the car. I had the whole roof repainted to prevent any future damage


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Old 03-11-2014, 11:25 AM   #6
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I paid like $160. When I get back to the states I plan to get the whole car repainted


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