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Old 03-12-2012, 01:00 PM   #1
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Quarter panel dimpling??

Has anyone had this problem before? Are there other posts about this issue I failed to locate?

Since new I have added the factory front strut brace, Eibach lowering springs and Eibach front/rear sway bars.

I noticed these right away as they are on the driver side rear quarter and were easily visible in the side mirror. I had just driven through another Florida highway construction zone when I noticed.

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Old 03-12-2012, 01:51 PM   #2
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This has been mentioned/posted before. I have at least 7 or 8 on each 1/4 panels just as some others do.
On my summit white no one would notice them but me - very very small dimples right on top of the arch.
It may be from the factory or ??.
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:33 PM   #3
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I have one.
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Old 03-15-2012, 05:09 AM   #4
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Most likely cause by build up or imperfection on the die used to form the rear quarter
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:25 PM   #5
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None here, are you sure no one sat there?
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:26 PM   #6
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This was common on the 4th gens. It seems to be where the welds are made and a crumple zone in case of an accident. Still shouldn't be there though
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Old 03-16-2012, 07:11 AM   #7
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I have one on Drivers side. Not very big. But I know its there.
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:10 AM   #8
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Just checked mine and i dont have the
Dimples.
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:51 AM   #9
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I have not noticed I will check. I do have one on my drivers side front fender, and I noticed two other Camaros with the same thing in the same place. I'll check my hips and get back to this thread. It's raining right now though...
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:19 PM   #10
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Has anyone had this problem before? Are there other posts about this issue I failed to locate?

Since new I have added the factory front strut brace, Eibach lowering springs and Eibach front/rear sway bars.

I noticed these right away as they are on the driver side rear quarter and were easily visible in the side mirror. I had just driven through another Florida highway construction zone when I noticed.

Since you had your springs changed, it's possible somone was pushing down in these areas to check the suspension

I don't have any dimples....
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Old 03-16-2012, 01:21 PM   #11
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I don't believe that is a factory defect, but some jouncing your car after a spring install is realistic.
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Old 03-16-2012, 01:30 PM   #12
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It could happen by setting something on your car for a second to open the door too? O
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Old 03-20-2012, 11:07 AM   #13
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I don't believe that is a factory defect, but some jouncing your car after a spring install is realistic.
Don't agree mine is bone stock and i have one small one in the exact same spot. never hit and garage kept. you can only see it from certain angles and lighting.
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:07 PM   #14
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Maybe it's from the car carriers or trains during delivery. The cars are tied down but still flex &/or try to bounce.
Just a thought- Again I have several on my car since new.
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