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So so so gutted. My P90D got scratched when parked on the street on Saturday night. It's a quiet street, no one comes down it. It's kind of like a back alley way in a very private neighborhood.

What do you guys think? Easily repairable or a big job? Should i go through insurance?

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Chris TX

Active Member
Sep 30, 2013
Dallas, TX
That's weird though - there was no other impact...would have meant an SUV hit it and scratched it and went off but wouldnt there by a bump or ding?

The hood is meant to flex downward due to pedestrian impact requirements. The hood can dent in and out without leaving a mark (but you will cringe when you see it happening.) So yeah, an SUV or truck can easily do something like that. If you're going to park it on a public street, front and back dashcams are a wonderful thing. If a bumper is riding up on your hood, you would have easily made the plate.

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