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So a bird hit my hood pretty hard...

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by ThreadAbort, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. ThreadAbort

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  2. cwave1

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    What was the cost of this? I'm assuming from your last picture that they painted the entire hood?
     
  3. perkiset

    perkiset ... this one goes to 11

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    "It's an EX-PARROT!"

    LOL Sorry mate, a little Monty Python to hopefully lighten the mood.
     
  4. AWDtsla

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    IMHO painting is unnecessary. Aluminum hood means no corrosion. A little work from the underside and some touch up paint maybe to cover the scratch. Cost: $25 for touch up paint.
     
  5. Krugerrand

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    How's the bird?
     
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    Did the automatic emergency braking activate? :tongue:

    Seems like the bird did not fare too well and sorry about your car :( Glad to hear it is all fixed! Did they do anything to "fill" the scratch or was it a straightforward repaint job? What was the cost?
     
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    Aggravated suicide on the birds part is my guess. My commiserations!!
     
  8. Drewflux

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    Based on the pics, look like the dent was pushed out from the underside of the panel. I still would have asked for a full bonnet paint, rather than a spot repair in this case.
     

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