Swirl marks on tank 2018 R3R

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  1. Walking Tall

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    So, I noticed today that there were swirl marks in the tank finish on my brand new phantom black Roadster. I consulted the dealer about the problem and they are filing a claim with Triumph. I may end up getting a replacement tank out of it. I'd be cool if the dealer would just find a detail guy to take the marks out of the paint, but understand they must follow protocol. Anyone else notice this issue?
     
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    I hope they are better stocked than suzuki. When I had to replace my tank on my m90 took 2 months to get a new one
     
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    Got news from the service manager at the local dealership that Triumph has accepted my claim and will replace the tank on my bike.
     
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    scot in exileLiving Legend

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    But 'The Swirl' is what brings the happy ending from memory! ;):D:roll::roll:
     
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    I love the paint on my bike, but it has always seems to wear easily. I mean it will get marks from my pants on the tank where my knees are. They always buff out with detail compound, but the finish just seems soft.
     
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    Easy fix. $hitcan the lemon pledge for this. IMG_0375 (1).JPG And end up with a real protective shine IMG_0594.JPG Of course with out the beer and cigs plus cheap radio it will never work. :cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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    I do like to see a nice Brazillian wax job.:whitstling:
     
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