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P - Panel gaps

05 June 2006
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Panel gaps - Some manufacturers build cars with more consistent, closer gaps between their body panels than rival makers. However, if the gaps between the panels vary significantly this could point to something more worrying than iffy build quality in the factory. Excessive gaps could be a sign of crash damage or a poorly executed repair.

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