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Old 01-25-2015, 07:18 PM   #1
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Kind of a strange name? Stopped and looked at one today and was impressed. A 2005 beautiful layout with lots of storage. There was a strange condition going on with the fiberglass that looked like someone shot it with a shotgun from way out. Little small pea size chips or popping of the fiberglass. Sales person said it was Orange peal? Orange peal I know of is the paint finish not fiberglass issues. Anyone seen this condition before?

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Old 01-25-2015, 08:18 PM   #2
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I have heard that condition refered to as blisters.It is not reparable except replacing the side panels and that is expensive.

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Those little chips are blisters, just like you think. You can fix those you see but more will pop up later. It will be a continuing process.
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Old 01-25-2015, 10:15 PM   #4
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Alfa see ya. There are several threads on irv2 that note this. You can find them by doing a class A forum search.a known issue on some of these Alma's that can worsen over time. For useless trivia I believe ALFA stood for " a loving family affair"
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