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Model 3 rock damage.... How bad?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by BlackDell0492, May 28, 2018.

  1. BlackDell0492

    BlackDell0492 New Member

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    Was driving, and i heard a loud bang. Seems like the side skirt at the back passenger side is a little loose, and a minor dent. See photos... how bad will this be to get repaired? Not even into the first thousand kilometres and this happened. Please console me during this difficult time. Don't even know what I hit.
     
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    :( Hopefully repair would only depend on how much your insurance charges. Otherwise around here it's usually at least $1000-1500 for anything requiring new paint. That must have been some rock.
     
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    No sensors were triggered, no rattling, and no messages and it drives normal. Just worried about how severe this is to the car and how extensive a repair would be.
     
  5. NeverFollow

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    You should check with a little magnet, but I think the area with the dent is made of metal and not aluminium.
    So I imagine that most body shop could pull out the ding. There are several Youtube videos on showing the repair.
     
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    Also look to be in a spot that any good body shop should be able to fix, probably with paintwork if you are lucky
     
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