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I think, hopefully wrong, that the front fenders and hood will be aluminum.

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I believe you are correct on both points. The aluminum in the front fender was one of the ways they managed to keep the weight in check with all the new features.

Hopefully they have rectified the bubbling issue on the S550. Guess we'll have to wait and see.


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The corrosion problem is not with the paint, it is in the preparation of the aluminum panel for paint.


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If the 2015 has any aluminum body panels, these are likely to have the corrosion problem because of Ford's manufacturing process. My 2006 GT had the hood corrosion, but the dealer had the hood refinished after I went to Ford's Customer Service with the issue. Currently my 2011 GT has the problem on the leading edge of the hood, but I have not yet approached the dealer to have it fixed.

I will take a careful look at the 2015 Mustangs, and if they have an aluminum hood, I would insist on at least a 5-year written guarantee specifically for this well known galvanic corrosion problem. Otherwise, I will not buy!
Same for me. At this point, it's the only way that I would EVER consider buying a Ford again.
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Because, on an aluminum hood, the rust doesn't spread or get much worse after a point, I kind of don't care. I've finally had some appear but its mostly on the underside of the hood.
I am shocked that Ford wouldn't have fixed a known problem like that though.

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i havent noticed any on my 11 just that kona blue scratches very very very easy
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