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Old 05-10-2010, 03:30 PM   #1
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I was talking to someone at a dealership and they were raving about the Zylon paint treatment and its 5 year warranty.

They claim you dont have to wax or polish the car for 5 years.
They also treat the rims and interior.

What do you think???

Sounds to good to be true to me.
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Old 05-10-2010, 03:33 PM   #2
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Many dealers have some extra treatment to separate you from your money. GM's paint is better than that.
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Old 05-10-2010, 03:36 PM   #3
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You said it, "Sounds too good to be True". Politely pass and save your money.
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Old 05-10-2010, 05:30 PM   #4
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bunch of turtle duty . if you think that the polymer coating that they want to put on is that good (it really isn't) you can buy a bottle of it yourself for $19.95 and put it on . you'll save the $300 to $600 that they want to charge you. nothing is THAT good. C6 GM clear is nearly bullet proof.
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Old 05-10-2010, 07:26 PM   #5
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I just saw some super-elixir at another brand's dealer this weekend. It's positively astounding how they just keep coming up with new names, brochures and bottles. If you want to "treat" your paint in any form, everything is already discussed here on CF, or in most cases you can find it at your local auto parts store.
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Old 05-10-2010, 07:34 PM   #6
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I worked as a service manager/writer /tech in various dealers service departments in the 80's.This product is 2010 answer to dealer installed undercoat.
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Old 05-10-2010, 07:45 PM   #7
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Please...just another legal way to steal from you.
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Old 05-10-2010, 09:22 PM   #8
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Get yourself a bucket full of warm car wash, a soft mitt, and give your new baby a nice sudsy bath followed by a blow-dry and a couple of coats of Zaino or Rejex. It's good for both you and your car.
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Old 05-10-2010, 09:50 PM   #9
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I was talking to someone at a dealership and they were raving about the Zylon paint treatment and its 5 year warranty.

They claim you dont have to wax or polish the car for 5 years.
They also treat the rims and interior.


What do you think???

Sounds to good to be true to me.
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Old 05-10-2010, 09:55 PM   #10
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You said it, "Sounds too good to be True". Politely pass and save your money.
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Old 05-10-2010, 10:10 PM   #11
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I think it will also cure arthritis.

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Old 05-10-2010, 10:19 PM   #12
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It's 2010 and is absolutely mind-boggling that there are STILL dealers out there that peddle this worthless bullsh*t to their customers.

No offense to the OP, but I'm equally shocked that not everyone knows that this has been one of the most well-known dealer scams going for the last 30 years.

I'd like to see GM (or any manufacturer) lay down some basic code of ethics prohibiting dealers from running these tired old scams. Sadly, someone is clearly still buying this crap...
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Old 05-10-2010, 10:48 PM   #13
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You have to admit the name "ZYLON" sounds pretty cool and well gosh it must be worth it because it sounds cool. Almost futuristic. Sadly after all is said and done, there just is not magic behind the curtain.
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Old 05-10-2010, 11:00 PM   #14
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No product can protect an outdoor clear coat from scratches for five years. All the buyer gets is a short shine followed by five years of clear coat scratches.

There's a bozo in a straw hat around every corner.
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Old 05-10-2010, 11:20 PM   #15
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Snake Oil!
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Old 05-10-2010, 11:42 PM   #16
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Silly dealer, everybody knows that Cylon's are the best paint treatment product

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Old 05-11-2010, 12:19 AM   #17
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I worked as a service manager/writer /tech in various dealers service departments in the 80's.This product is 2010 answer to dealer installed undercoat.
They call it a Desert Protection Package here in Arizona.....Just another way to separate you and your money
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Old 05-11-2010, 01:33 AM   #18
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I bought a 2002 Convertible off the lot. It had that years version of this rip-off. I was supposed to take the car back every six months for more "treatments." I was gullible, and did it once. Car looked better when I took care of it myself. STAY FAR CLEAR!! A super rip-off.

As others have mentioned, can't believe dealers are still trying to pull this crap.

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Old 05-11-2010, 06:55 AM   #19
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This reminds me of the "undercoating" done in the 70's. Pure Nonsense.
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Mmmmmmm, Zylon. Hard to believe but it's better than pie. Send me $500 for details.
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