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Old 04-29-2012, 04:14 PM   #1
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Need some advice, How to Fix?

It happen, I've only had my car for 2 month and somebody hit her in the parking lot. I was leaving work yesterday admiring my girl, as I walk out to where I left her parked, when a coworker drove past and asked what had happened to my car. I ran over to her and sure enough, someone had backed into my front bumper. There was white grit all over the right side of my bumper, when I wiped it, this is the damage that was done. I would have called my insurance company, but I have learned in the past, that a minor parking lot incident really screws up your carfax and can cost you thousands on your resale/trade in value. Any advice, on the best way to go about fixing this would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 04-29-2012, 04:31 PM   #2
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Re paint is the only way
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Old 04-29-2012, 04:36 PM   #3
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You probably wouldn't need to have the bumper taken off, but it would need to be sanded, primed, painted, clearcoat, including flex additive. They may be able to blend it to avoid repainting the entire bumper. Should be betwee $250-$500 depending on how little/much they have to do.
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Old 04-29-2012, 04:37 PM   #4
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Im so sorry to hear that. I speak crazy bad karma on the offender!
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Old 04-29-2012, 05:03 PM   #5
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Looks like the clear coat was ripped off.
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Old 04-29-2012, 05:21 PM   #6
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Sorry to hear and see this happen to your ride, The cost should not be over 300 bucks IMO. Keep us inform on the progress in getting it fix.
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