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      10-25-2012, 09:18 PM   #1
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Splitters splitting and need help

So my car has just about 4k miles and is 5 months old. I ordered it with OEM splitters installed at factory (or really at the port). I went today to wash the car and all of a sudden the splitters look like they were hit with hundreds of stone chips. The clear coat has litterally 100 plus tiny little chips with a handful starting to bubble and look really bad and very noticable even from a far. has anyone else had this happen to their splitters? I last washed two weeks ago and noticed 1-2 small chips with ni bubble. There are no other chips or scratches on the bumper and i have not driven into a debris field and dont drive a lot of highway. I dont think this is normal wear
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      10-25-2012, 09:20 PM   #2
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So my car has just about 4k miles and is 5 months old. I ordered it with OEM splitters installed at factory (or really at the port). I went today to wash the car and all of a sudden the splitters look like they were hit with hundreds of stone chips. The clear coat has litterally 100 plus tiny little chips with a handful starting to bubble and look really bad and very noticable even from a far. has anyone else had this happen to their splitters? I last washed two weeks ago and noticed 1-2 small chips with ni bubble. There are no other chips or scratches on the bumper and i have not driven into a debris field and dont drive a lot of highway. I dont think this is normal wear
I see you live in Syracuse...have you guys had snow yet? Maybe the salt might have pelted the clear coat?
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      10-25-2012, 09:22 PM   #3
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No- we havent had a day below 50 degrees - weve had great weather - no salt on th roads so far- at least if we did i could attribute the bubbles to that
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      10-26-2012, 01:21 PM   #4
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It sounds like normal wear and tear but that doesn't make sense based on your description. Could you post some pictures maybe?
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Post a photo, Mike... this sounds def weird. If it makes you feel any better... I just scraped my Varis diffuser in my own driveway. I'm such a tool sometimes.

Lets meet with Jason soon to prep for winter, he might have an idea about the splitters too.
Absolutely- I brought it in and Burdick agrees not normal wear and tear and they think there may be a defect- getting replaced but now I absolutely need a winter car
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I went today to wash the car and all of a sudden the splitters look like they were hit with hundreds of stone chips.
They probably were..you should've clear bra-ed those bad boys..now you gotta re-clear them.
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