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Paint Quality/Clear Coat Peel

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Hey all, newly joined the forum.
I own a 13 ex-l with roughly 119k miles on it. For the last few years or so, the clear coat on my rear bumper has quite literally peeled away and sometimes brittle to the point where it’ll break off when hanging off. 90% of the clear coat on the top part of my rear bumper (the bottom of the trunk entrance) is gone, however this issue hasn’t occurred with any other panels. Key note is that this car is only parked outside, but I don’t see how it would just hit the rear. Does anyone else have this issue?

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are you the first owner? looking at the orange peel in the last picture, it looks like it was repainted at some point.
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I'm not talking about the dirt. It's the reflection in the bottom left on the last picture. Notice how uneven it is? While it is very common on every car on the road, that unevenness looks worse than other parts of the car, which can be indicative of a bad paint job in the past. Was your brother the first owner?
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