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Chicago area body shop recommendation? My baby got hit while parked!

Discussion in 'Model S' started by bakchod87, Jun 16, 2018.

  1. bakchod87

    bakchod87 Member

    Sep 25, 2016
    This is the type of post NO Tesla owner should ever have to write. But here I am. Was parked in the Evanston suburb of Chicago. Went for a nice little walk at night after dinner. Came back to my parking spot and see police cars, two trucks and a whole bunch of people standing looking at my baby. Long story shot, a girl I will call Cindy, was on her phone while driving, lost control and hit 3 cars parked on the street including my Model S. The hood is completely damaged and the rear left bumper. I had bought it all new just over a year ago :(

    Any recommendations on body repair shop in Chicago area? I see Gold Cost Auto Body and Ultimate Paint Shop in Highland Park, both have greta reviews. Does anyone know how much time can I expect the car to sit in either of these shops? Or would you recommend some other shop in the area? I want to avoid Service King and Gerber, even though they are approved by Tesla, I just don't feel confident going to them. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

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  2. ahkahn

    ahkahn Active Member

    Jun 22, 2017
    Yes. I'm still waiting on my parts, but Kallemeyne Auto Body in Lemont. Great guys, and they are a Tesla approved body shop. They also work on all of Tesla's body work... when you pull into their lot, they have nearly 30 Tesla's sitting there in various states of decay.
  3. William13

    William13 Active Member

    Mar 19, 2011
    South Bend
    Gold Coast took good care of mine many years ago.
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