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zeprider25 01-02-2014 02:28 PM

Paint bubbling and cracking
In short bought a new SRT front bumper painted white 2 years ago. About 6 months ago while washing it I noticed a large bubble near the front (quarter size). It eventually cracked and the paint came off. Yesterday another crack appeared and upon further investigation a lot of new bubbles popping up. It doesn't look like there was any primer under the paint. In short am I going to have to repaint? Or is there a cheaper fix?

SRTWIL 01-02-2014 03:28 PM

Repaint, your paint shop didn't use the proper mix so that the paint sticks to the plastic.

joenjulie 01-02-2014 08:02 PM

And probably not prepped correctly either...proper sanding, and chemical prep wipe prior to primer

AdamsPolishes 01-03-2014 09:28 AM

Re: Paint bubbling and cracking
Unfortunately, there's nothing that can be done other than a respray. Definitely signs of improper processes/materials used.

I'd take it to a different shop that will prep/spray it properly so you won't have these issues in the future.

My $.02.

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