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PostSubject: Stone chip on vinyl stripe - opinions please...   3rd February 2013, 23:26

I've got a couple of chequer stripes on my bonnet and noticed that a stone chip has gone right through the viny and though the paint down to the primer. No No No

Really cheesed off as I've only had the car a month and had the stickers put on by the dealer...

In your experience, are vinyl stripes normally so thin that stones can penetrate that much? I know, I guess it depends on the size and shape of the stone but I'm worried that the stickers may not have been made from the right grade of vinyl.

Yes - I'm a worrier! Razz

So, what would you do? New sticker over the hole and not repair the chip? Repair the chip and new sticker? Leave it alone as I'd better get used to stone chips?

Please - educate me Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: Stone chip on vinyl stripe - opinions please...   3rd February 2013, 23:31

Difficult one without seeing it.....

I have a couple of chips on mine but appear to be just the vinyl......

If it's damaged the paint then I'd be inclined to get it repaired sometime, if your going to have strips put back on then it could be done yourself, fill it, flatten, paint etc...

Don't know where abouts in Farnborough you are but I'll have a look if you like (not a expert BTW) maybe next weekend or the following one Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Stone chip on vinyl stripe - opinions please...   4th February 2013, 12:36

Aw great - a second opinion would help to make up my mind...

We've got rugby next Saturday in Reading but could do you a cuppa on Sunday or meet somewhere for you to have a quick look...
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PostSubject: Re: Stone chip on vinyl stripe - opinions please...   4th February 2013, 12:58

I'm busy Saturday anyway but Sunday could be good Smile

Maybe best to remind me though nearer the time Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Stone chip on vinyl stripe - opinions please...   4th February 2013, 13:04

Brill - ounds like a plan - do you want to come to us for a cuppa / we come to you or meet somewhere in the middle?
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PostSubject: Re: Stone chip on vinyl stripe - opinions please...   4th February 2013, 17:20

Chubby Checker wrote:
Brill - ounds like a plan - do you want to come to us for a cuppa / we come to you or meet somewhere in the middle?

I'll let you know as not sure off our movements yet......

Or I should say Julie hasn't told me yet Wink lol!

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