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Paintless dent repair

Discussion in 'Midwest/Great Lakes' started by kevincwelch, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    Yup. It happened. Driver's side quarter panel. Nice sharp dent near the charge port... A handful of small dings in the quarter panel... and a large subtle depression of the entire quarter panel. I want to see if this can be repaired in this fashion.

    Hard to notice with the dark blue... But I notice it.

    Any recs for Chicago area?

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  3. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    Thanks for the recommendation. Has he done anything for you? Any others? I contacted him for a consultation.

    On another note, I saw my first X in the wild: Ohio and Fairbanks, next to Northwestern Hospital.
     
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    Eddie came to my house for inspection of dented area, he was very straight forward and told me he can't fix the dent. I ended up taking my car to Ultimate Paint Shop in Highland Park, they replaced the damaged quarter panel with new one and did the factory color match.
     
  5. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    Do you have any pictures of the dent before and after? Mine looks like it could be repaired (based on his website photos), but that's just a guess. I suppose he'll judge for himself next weekend.

    Pardon my asking, but how much was the estimate for the work at Ultimate? How long did they take? Are you pleased with the outcome?
     
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    No, I don't have pictures. Let Eddie judge the dented area. Ultimate replaced the left fender panel. They kept my car for a week. The estimate was $3078.53. I paid $500.00 (Deductible). I am very pleased with the work they did.
     
  7. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    Had Eddies Paintless Dent Repair fix my dent recently. Today was the first time I was able to wash my car. I'm very pleased with the work.

    BEFORE

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    AFTER

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  8. Fezzik

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    Another shout out to eddies. Did mine which was extrememly difficult and he was meticulous
     

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