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I bought my Volkswagen Golf GT 2013 from a main Volkswagen dealer last year and the paint has started to peel on the bonnet, front and rear bumper. What are my options, is this going to cost a fortune...
I bought a 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK in Fire Opal Red five months ago. There is micro blistering of the paint which is worse at low temperatures and then disappears when it is hot.The blistering looks like...
How should I protect the paintwork and upholstery of a new car?
I have just purchased the new Alfa Romeo Giulia in the Alfa red. In your opinion, what's the best polish to use?
I've been thinking of buying a 2008 Porsche Boxster 987 in Macadamia Brown Metallic. It's a nice car but do you think this would be a silly colour to buy and would it affect the resale value adversely?...
I've just ordered a new Mazda 3 2.0 in silver. The dealer offered me Safegard paint and upholstery (cloth seats) protection for £300. I've never had this done before since I look after my cars. I have...
I have a 2011 Peugeot 508 SW. The paint work is still in good condition and has a fair amount of shine still. I'd really like to enhance the shine, bringing it as close as I could back to its original...
On a scale of light to dark, and solid to pearlescent, what's the best paint colour to spend the least amount of time cleaning?
I purchased a three month old E-class 15mths ago. It has developed micro blistering on several panels on taking the car to a Mercedes dealer for checking this problem the body shop manager checked paint...
I collected my new MINI JCW from the dealers on 1st September. During the handover I noticed the paintwork was covered in swirl marks, which was very disappointing for a brand new car. The car had Supaguard...
 

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