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    Amazing what little evil secrets a good wash shows up!

    Just washed my Sri XP (its 1 year old, ive had it for a couple of weeks 2nd hand, its an ex vauxhall dem i think)

    The 18 inchers are the glossy finish all round except the rear offside, which appears new, im guessing, because its un blemished.

    Fair enough if its been replaced because its original was damaged but...

    It has a matt aluminium finish, not a glossy metallic finish like the rest./ Grr!! it really stands out when clean!! (although the mat alu looks nicer!)

    So, does ne1 know if this is just a weird fluke or have vauxhall changed the finish on the 18in 5 spokers (XP pack ones) recently???!

    ... or has ne1 out there been the previous owner/user of a grey 07, 1.7cdti sri (with XP pack) from vauxhall motors (worcester registered) or did ne1 out there think they were involved in preping it b4 it was sent out 2 me?? (its keyless with satnav!) VF07 xxx
    Can ne1 shed any light because ive got no contact with the previous owner)
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    Unhappy repainted.

    Spoke to my vauxhall dealer, they say its been resprayed, and the paint which has been used is not the correct paint for the alloys, but a standard vx bodywork colour (apparently).

    Grr.

    So the question now is, along with some random other damage, what little secrets is my new car (1 year old) hiding??!
    Il update if i find out!

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    yeah the pentas are still a glossy finish. most probably been painted star silver. that is what colour we use at work to refurbish alloys
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    any photos of it?

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    Um, scuse my ignorance but i dont think i can post images cos im only a member to the fourum, not a paying member (tho id like 2 b, not enough spare cash at the moment!) please enlighten me if im wrong.1

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    Use a free photo hosting site, like photobucket
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    Hey atleast MOTing your car should be a lot simpler than MOTing your EX. Replacing a worn out bush on a car is far easier.



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