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Anyone else having this problem? Started as little white spots on the paint then began creeping out into large spots and then the paint started coming off in chunks (see pictures). Is this just sun damage or do any of you see an additional problem here?
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Rusting from underneath and the paint layer delaminated with temperature differential (hot roof, cold interior).

Looks water penetrated at the window/body interface and started rust there. Once rust began, thus created a channel where more water could wick up higher.

The white spots are from the clear coat starting to delaminate from the paint layer before the paint gave way.
 

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Thanks. I've never seen a car roof do this. Not common in Utah, but car originated in Florida. Guess it's time to strip and repaint.

Rusting from underneath and the paint layer delaminated with temperature differential (hot roof, cold interior).

Looks water penetrated at the window/body interface and started rust there. Once rust began, thus created a channel where more water could wick up higher.

The white spots are from the clear coat starting to delaminate from the paint layer before the paint gave way.

Thanks. I've never seen a car roof do this. Not common in Utah, but car originated in Florida. Guess it's time to strip and repaint.
 

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Very strange paint thickness and odd patterns of lines around the roof perimeter. Did the car ever have an aftermarket fabric roof cover ?
 

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Jim's got a point; that 'paint' looks awful thick...like Bondo.
 

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Bondfo was my first thought as well. That does not look like any chipping paint I've ever seen.
 

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I agree - that looks like bondo - WAY too thick to be just paint -

I bet it was hail-damaged -
replaced the hood and trunk - puttied up the roof -
 
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