Originally Posted by talkinghorse43
Don't know about yours, but mine doesn't appear to be galvanized, just has some sort of black primer - no primer visible elsewhere on the van. Hood doesn't exhibit filiform corrosion, so it's a good primer. Any fault elsewhere will let water under the paint and start it bubbling from rust underneath.
I had a paint defect... the left and right edges, from the front of the hood.. the paint slowly 'flaked off', one side was up to 20cm... right down to exposed metal... metal was 'shiny' for 3 years... never corroded.