Date: Wed, 12 Aug 1998 11:19:47 -0400
From: "anon" <>
Subject: Re: Loosing paint fast on my 86 900

Greg Youngen wrote in message ... >My red '86 900 seems to be loosing its paint whenever I wash and/or wax >the car. Whenever I wax, even using clear-coat approved >polishes such as Nu-Finish, my waxing rag quickly turns red even with the >lightest rubbing. The paint is also comes off (to a lesser extent) on my >drying towels after washing. > >I'm not down to the primer yet, but would like to preserve whatever paint >I have left, yet keep the paint protected from the elements. Any >suggestions? > >Note: The previous owner reported some body damage repair on the right >rear of the vehicle. I can tell the slight difference in the paint. The >problem I'm having is with the entire body, especially the paint on the >hood and bonnet, which appears to be original. > > >Greg Youngen >St. Joseph, IL > Two words: Acid Rain This would be worse if your paint came off when you wash the car. Try: 1. Pre-wax 2. Sealer 3. Carnuba Wax I've used Mother's system with good results. Alex C.

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