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Here she is, my new Ice White Evora. Brought her home yesterday from Cleveland to my home town in Fort Wayne, IN. Big thanks to Jim @ Lotus of Cleveland for all his help.

Got a few concerns...

After I got home last night, I was looking the car over more thoroughly and noticed a couple blemishes in the roof. It appears to be bird poo droppings that happened a long time ago. I've spent a good part of this morning trying to clean it off, and it does look a bit better, and now all I can see is this sort of 'dull' spot where they were when you look at it at an angle. Anybody have any suggestions? Can't really get a photo of it.

Also noticed several little scratches in the left front wheel and two small dings in the right rear wheel. Is this something I should point out to the Dealer, or should I just expect to start seeing these scratches/dings over time on the wheels?

Thanks everyone.

Joe
 

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Sorry I can't answer your questions, but I just wanted to say that your car looks great! Really sharp in white, like the James Bond cars! :)
 

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Thats a beautiful looking car!
Is it a 2012?
If the car came with dings in the rim from the dealer, then they should repair or replace the rim. Probably the same with the scratched rim, but keep in mind that if they repair vs replace, that the spot will always be different than the rest of the rim.
As for the roof, you could probably have them just buff it out a little and it would be fine.
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:up:n-----ice white
 

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Roof: Use this quixx product before trying somthing else. Don’t use the sand paper just try the two tubes and white cloth. You can get it at Wal-Mart or online Quixx Care System, the New Generation in Care Care Products. It does a great job and I have tried it on 100k + cars in the past.
The problem: The birds acid with the sun damaged the clear on the car & depending how deep it could be perminate. Going forward carry a cleaner and a micro fiber cloth in the car so once you see something you can remove it. :D

Wheels push back to the dealer.
 

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wheel repair

alloy wheels can be repaired with no trace of the repair

once when I had new tires installed at the dealer, nasty nicks/gouges were left on the rims

the dealer had a traveling repair specialist fix them perfectly
 

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Seems the NE Ohio area is becoming overun with WEvoras. Hope you folks get an Evora club going. Beautiful color!! Didn't notice interior color. Charcoal or Ivory??
 

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Its a 2011, coco interior. Thanks for all the praise & advice! I cant believe how many heads it turns. Its almost like being a celebrity or something. I have to say everyone is right - pictures of an evora just do not do it justice
 

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Even though I subscribe to the Henry Ford theory ("any color you want, as long as it's black") that Ice White is simply gorgeous. Congrats!

I would try to fix the issue on the roof myself if I were you. I wouldn't trust the guys at the dealer to be honest. In my experience, the detail shops at dealers don't even know how to wash a car properly, much less properly remove defects (they put swirls in mine despite me asking them NOT to wash it). Since you have a really nice car now, I would recommend investing in a Porter Cable (or similar) Dual Action polisher. Use some Meguiars Ultimate Compound (or similar) to buff out the blemish in the paint. Then use a finishing glaze to buff it out even more, and finally finish with a paint sealant or carnuba.

Much like my wife, I don't like anyone rubbing on my Evora but me, especially since I enjoy it so much :-D
 

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Would have loved Coco in mine but alas, I'll live.
 

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I am not a fan of the choco interior - it doesn't look bad mind you - I just was stunned by the black and white combination of the oyster. It just looks stunning to me :)
 

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Hi Joe,

I am sorry about missing the blemishes and the wheels. However, as you know we will take care of it.

The vehicle looks phenomenal in the photos.

As for the comment about fixing it yourself and the dealership isn't that good. Well I will have to disagree with that comment, especially from a standpoint of our dealership. Now are there some dealerships out there that I wouldn't trust, sure but not ours.

I do feel embarrassed about the flaws and can assure they will be taken care of. Hell, I am embarrassed about the condition of the showroom, but the new showroom will be phenomenal when completed this summer
 

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Thank you, I have been reading the forum for a year now, but never registered. You would be surprised that who reads the forum from a corporate perspective.

I do try to send as many as the clients as possible to this forum also, and know 4 on here that are clients.

I love having a 100% satisfaction with our clients, and read happy posts, not this. I can promise, heads were rolled!
 

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Any time I read/hear someone say that heads will roll I always remember the scene in Boondock Saints (one of the best movies of all time) where the brothers are warning Rocco to be careful.

Do me a favor, all right? Just roll it around a bit on your way in.
- Will you for me?

No. No rollin'.
-Nothin' needs to be rolled. ****!


:)
 
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