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I popped off my bumper:{

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by KenR, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. KenR

    KenR Member

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    I backed into a short granite stone and popped off one side front bumper. Repair shops are closed til Monday. I see some tabs are broken. Will they insist on a whole new bumper ? I put it back on but in the wheel well that black plastic is ruined. Bumper is fine save for the tabs that had those snaps in them.
     
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    Depends on the shop. A decent place can glue new tabs on but I’m sure most will insist on a new bumper for the extra $$$.
     
  4. P85_DA

    P85_DA Supporting Member

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    Pics ?
     
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    Ouch.

    Bump for pics too
     
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    Racer’s tape!






    (j/k)
     
  7. KenR

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    Ok got the estimate. PIcs are pointless. It popped out no damage. But I know tabs broke.
    So 330 for a new front bumper. I believe 120 for the black flat piece under the bumper...and 40 bucks for the wheel well plastic. And 5 bucks for the snaps. and 10 bucks for a bracket that is by the front sensor that came unglued.

    BUT labor was $1600 GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
     
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  8. KenR

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    Welcome to the world of Tesla as many are finding out these days
     
  10. Tummy

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    Since you are in Atlanta, get quotes from both ECR and Magnum.
     
  11. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

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    Ask for an estimate without painting. There's a reason why old cars have unpainted bumpers.
     

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