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Old July 27th, 2009, 12:37 PM   #1
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cracks in a gts top

has anyone else ever found cracks in the top of their gts near the back glass?

noticed these when detailing the other day.
the pics are poor but you can see the fiberglass inside the cracks
any thoughts or comments?

is this a gellcoat problem or am I in need of some serious work here?

the car is roughly stock featuring only bolt ons (full exhaust, rocker roller and a vec3 tune) drag radials
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Old July 29th, 2009, 06:24 AM   #2
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I have not ever seen that....crazy. The pics are not too clear but it looks like a issue with the paint. I honestly can't tell from the pics.

Looks like a good time to upgrade to a CF roof.
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Old July 29th, 2009, 07:12 AM   #3
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Did you buy the car new? Maybe it was wrecked and not repaired properly?

I'd get the car checked out professionally.
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That looks like a bad bondo job.

The car may have been in an accident and when repaired it was never heat treated to bring the bubbles out. I know bubbles cause stress cracks and thats what they look like.
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Old July 29th, 2009, 12:41 PM   #5
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so the car was hit and poorly repaired...

nice...

think it'll be a problem if i keep driving it with these cracks?

the suspension and everything seems great, the car drives at any speed perfectly straight and launches straight.
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Old July 29th, 2009, 12:42 PM   #6
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I have not ever seen that....crazy. The pics are not too clear but it looks like a issue with the paint. I honestly can't tell from the pics.

Looks like a good time to upgrade to a CF roof.
where can i get a cf roof? did a google search but no one seems to list them for sale
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you dont need a cf roof. Just go get it repaired at a reputable body shop. It may not have been in an accident. its just probable. could have been an imperfection in your particualar car.
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where can i get a cf roof? did a google search but no one seems to list them for sale
If you really want one, PM me....I just so happen to know how to get one.



But trust me...it's no bolt-on.
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