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Accident damaged Model S, what do I need to repair this

Discussion in 'Model S' started by jasonkk, Apr 5, 2019.

  1. jasonkk

    jasonkk New Member

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    What would I need to get this Tesla back on the road apart from a new wheel, wing and bumper, shock absorber and brakes?

    Any idea how much it would cost to put it back on the road? Can't do it through insurance.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     

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  2. PWlakewood

    PWlakewood Active Member

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    If you dont have experience with repair work you might find a local shop to give an estimate. No telling what all is needed until you tear off damaged parts
     
  3. PWlakewood

    PWlakewood Active Member

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    Is this your car?
     
  4. maximizese

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    Yikes! That looks like a good amount of damage. I would try to find replacements from a similar white Model S that was rear-ended. It looks like a new hood, fender, control arm, spindle, brake, driver door & mirror, bumper cover, bumper, fog light, headlight, radiator, mounting frame, shock/coil etc. Body work will be required to get the alignment and shape right or else the parts aren't going to line up.
     
  5. drklain

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    If it is a D (AWD) model, you may also have to replace the front drive unit. Also, is the battery installed and undamaged? The fact the car is sitting on the ground doesn't bode well for a cheap or quick repair to make this car usable...
     
  6. Russell

    Russell Supporting Member

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    Looks like an insurance auction.
     
  7. PWlakewood

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    That's what I was thinking but wanted to make sure
     
  8. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    If you don't know what it takes to repair that car, I suggest you skip that car.
     
  9. boonedocks

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    Definitely more duct tape
     
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