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as some of you know purchase the new ST59 in frozen white

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today my drivers door struck a car next to me in a car park because of the weather lucky it had plastic wing mirror covers
there was not damage to the person plastic wing mirror cover or my car thank good.

a quick inspection in the car park where the door hit there was orange specs. i thought i had damaged it.

when got home took a detail inspection of wear the car stuck, there was loads of orange specs tiny little ones.

off to go get a shammy wiped it and did not come off then i look further down the door and was more.

inspected the whole car and there a million of dots. its a rusty color and some are raise and can scratch off but still leave a little orange mark.

dont know what wrong unless sprayed near the EO paint

back to germany 2moro so will be heading to ford garage in germany monday

i am Glad i did not put on the cheqs now but i am not happy

dont know why there is two topics about this post
 

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Sounds like industrial fallout mate,tiny specs of metal embedded into the paintwork.It has been known to come from the transport journey particulary if its been on a train.The dealers should pay for a full paint correction,plenty have done in the past.
 

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QUOTE(evo2707 @ 14 Nov 2009, 05:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>thanks for the fast replys

but will be asking for a full respray from ford.

there could be many more frozen white ST's with the same problem

Really doesnt warrant a full repsray and more than likely they would refuse that anyway, you will never get the same finish as factory if the car gets repsrayrd...

A good paint correction wills ort it, have a word with dealer and see what they suggest.
 

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QUOTE(evo2707 @ 14 Nov 2009, 05:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>thanks for the fast replys

but will be asking for a full respray from ford.

there could be many more frozen white ST's with the same problem

white vauxhalls are the same, once its been removed it will be ok but if you park near a metal fence it will soon come back as i found 2 years ago
 

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QUOTE(Chris @ 14 Nov 2009, 04:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Your duplicate post has been removed


Cheers

not gonna bother spending hours claying the car and scrubbing the car clean. i will try and get the german ford garage to do it they are normally very good as i had been to them many times
 

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QUOTE(evo2707 @ 14 Nov 2009, 05:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>thanks for the fast replys

but will be asking for a full respray from ford.

there could be many more frozen white ST's with the same problem
I wouldn't advise any paintwork as the car will probably be even worse...

Getting Ford to foot the bill for the claying process or application of a similiar cutting compound by a approved bodyshop would be the way ahead in my opinion
 

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this happens in the steelworks where i work all the time, loads of
dropping out of the sky seems to stick everthing in sight, you can tell who owns a white car as they are the ones in the carpark with covers over them
 

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I had some on my car when it was new. I was told by a bodywork specialist that it is iron filings from the brakes on the train journey. When the train brakes, tiny pieces of red hot iron go back over the train's cargo. If your car is on the top, it is affected worse.
 

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Evo,

My FW last year had some on the front half of the car, I got the german Ford garage to get a full detail done to the car, they said its usual on most of their new cars but stands out really badly on the FW. It came back sparkling and I couldnt find specks any where else.

Hope you get it sorted buddy, it is a pain but easily rectified.
 

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QUOTE(Tigger390 @ 14 Nov 2009, 06:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I had some on my car when it was new. I was told by a bodywork specialist that it is iron filings from the brakes on the train journey. When the train brakes, tiny pieces of red hot iron go back over the train's cargo. If your car is on the top, it is affected worse.

Whoever told you this was a numpty!

The only thing you get from a trains brakes are dust, train brake blocks are made from a compound and when there is contact with a wheel all you get is dust...the wheels are made from steel.

A good detail will get rid of any contamination, its just fallout and shows up nicely on white paintwork.

Although you wont get one a respray is the LAST THING you want, your car will not be the same ever again.

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QUOTE(evo2707 @ 14 Nov 2009, 05:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>thanks for the fast replys

but will be asking for a full respray from ford.

there could be many more frozen white ST's with the same problem

Dont bother with a respray buddy. Might cause more problems than worth it! Check out detailingworld forum, many cars have fallout.

A wash and a good claying it'll be fine. A lot of new cars have this. Even if you get it resprayed give it a few months and you'll might have the orange dots again, all depends where you park the car. It's life sadly. More noticeable on white because of the colour.
 

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A good detailing and claying will sort it let the garage do the work should have been spotless "excuse the pun" when you got her not what you expect when you get a new car
you will need to detail the car often to keep her spotless good luck mate
 

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Mate im gutted for ya, u must be heart broken about it,

I'll help u with the decal when u get the car sorted if u want ???
 
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