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Old 09-07-2007, 03:54 PM
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Wife and rock Chips

Wife just called me and told me she just got a nice rock chip on the hood while she was on the freeway.I am so f__king pissed!I try to keep this car mint and it always happens.I try to continually wax the hood while hoping the rocks will just slip off.Not the case.How do you feel about the rock chips.Am I just to **** or what?
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Old 09-07-2007, 03:56 PM
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I hate rock chips, however, since my car is a lease I don't sweat it too much.

If it drives you crazy you should get a clear bra
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Old 09-07-2007, 04:03 PM
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I hear you, highway driving is unpredictable.
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I have a clear bra on all my cars......and it is brilliant!
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is the clear bra noticeable on the car? if not, where can one get a clear bra for the sl55?
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Hi folks, been on the road killing bugs and dodging stones (all but 1), Is there a bra available for my car that fits right, either leather or vinyl or whatever, for the new SL (07) with AMG sport pkg front face, I doubt the base model 07 bra would be satisfactory; Im locating ONLY earlier SL bras 06 and before, that wont do.
Thank goodness I blue-taped it, but it doesnt stand up so well on long trips.
Oh yeah, the stinkin rock chip, has anyone come up with a better solution than touch-up paint? Its a very shallow tiny chip.

Cant believe all the sticky black sh*t im picking up out there, specially on drivers side behind the front wheel, stuborn stuff. Maybe I should have blue-taped the whole car!

Please, if any one can advise about a good bra, specially one that can lift off easily and be reused like the black ones you see everywhere, Im not sure you can reuse the clear bras- isn't that just that thin hi-tech clear stuff the shops install themselves? Ive seen it advertised in Brit mags like EVO, but it doesnt appear to lift off and then re-install, perhaps there are 2 kinds of clear bras-- help me out,ok ppl.

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Hate the rock chips but I guess I have to live with it
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Rock chips just suck. No way to really avoid them but a clear bra will help a lot.
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Originally Posted by leadfoot View Post
Am I just to **** or what?
You said it mate not me!!
War scars. That's what I call chips. You either have a garage queen or a working vehicle in the real world. Take your pic.
Dont blame the wife, it could have just as well happened to you.
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