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    As title really, I have detailed my car for the first time properly and have noticed loads of little imperfections :(

    1) Front bumper is ruined my stone chips (Probably need a full sanding/filling and painting)



    2) Paint on door handles has started to flake off



    3) There are several little flakes starting to appear on the wheel arches and my side skirts






    4) It may just be me but there looks like there are creases in the rear quarters (down low) and the paint does not look as reflective.



    5) There is damage to the front bumper


    6) There is a scuff on the bootlid


    7) There are chips to the black surrounds


    Not entirely sure what I am asking, maybe has anyone else had similar problems? Have you lived with them or sorted them? Am I being to picky?

    I dont even want to get a quote for the work, I have a feeling it will be expensive.
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    TBH the front bumper is the same on mine, Im just gonna live with it beacuse it will only get chipped and marked again being used daily.

    As long as it looks Ok from 10ft away, I would tend to leave it....
     
     

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    my front bumper is the same :(
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by sam1832 View Post
    my front bumper is the same :(
    Mine was same until very recent repair, but its only a matter of months till its the battered to hell.

    Then I'll be adopting Steve23002's "10 ft rule"
     
     

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    I'd be happy if they were the Only things wrong with mine!

    Think your being a little picky. Your car is 8 years old! A little scuff is inevitable unless you wrap it in cotton wool and leave it in the garage.
    And where's the point in that?!
     
     

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