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    Can the dreaded Vauxhall fading red be corrected ?

    I went to look at a 2006 Red Zafira the other day.

    One thing putting me off it was the fact the roof had gone pinky along with the bonnet and just above the swage line along the length of the car.

    Question is can this be rectified by a detailer or is it a respray job ?

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    Heavenly Paintwork is simply Heaven Itself.

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    Oh my what a thread
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    Sometimes its nice to do what i call an everyday older car than easy new cars.
    Shows what can be done for a turn around.
    The only problem is Vauxhalls are probably the easiest brand to work on along with Honda , had this been a VW or Bmw etc would have taken 3x longer.
    Heavenly Paintwork is simply Heaven Itself.

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    I see that would be a yes then.

    If we get the car fancy coming up north the correct it ? :-)

    How much should that kind of detail cost Marc ? PM me if you don't want to make that public knowledge.

    cheers.

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    To be honest all these reds are easy to work on , its only patience and time and then a good product to use.







    Polished by hand



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    To be honest for me to come to Bolton would be mega money so you would probably be better finding someone more local to keep the costs down.
    I do travel but think this may be more beneficial for you.
    If you want someone in Manchester to do the detail for you i can always recommend someone to you.
    Heavenly Paintwork is simply Heaven Itself.

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    Thanks Mark.

    The car in question went for more than it was worth so bailed in the end.

    Should I require someone in Manchester for some detailing I'll be sure to ask for your opinion.

    Thanks again.

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    G3 Cutting Paste and a machine polisher would do the trick

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    G3 is too aggressive for Vauxhall Paint IMO.
    Gaz

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