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Repairing a dent on the bumper

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by metafor, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. metafor

    metafor Member

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    So I did a booboo :(

    I backed into a bucket that was up against a wall and it scraped my bumper. Not only that, it's slightly dented. I was wondering what people's experiences were with repairing vs replacing the bumper. Since it's aluminum (right?) it can't really be reformed back into its original shape. So am I hosed? What's the normal cost for body shops to repair if possible?
     
  2. MoeMistry

    MoeMistry Local Vendor - SoCal

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    Bumpers are plastic. Can you take a few photos? If the bumper is actually dented, I'm not sure it can be re-formed back as the plastic has memory and stays that way. But, without seeing it, hard to tell.
     
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