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Xer0GT Aug 12, 6:00am - #246960 
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i hurt my baby! need advice! plzzz!

to put a long story short, i basically wasnt looking when i was backing out of work. most of the damage is done to the door Mirror and vinyl covered areas. mostly just scratches and a minor dent. gotta look at it from certain angles to even see it. i'm not too worried about the Mirror, i can get that replaced easily. right now im in a tough spot. im super low on money soo...for now, im thinking about just replacing the vinyl and covering up the scratches and just touch up the remaining visible ones. eventually im planning on repainting her so i figure ill just get it fixed then. what do you think? should i just follow my plan for now or get it all repaired?
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Xer0GT Aug 12, 6:02am - #246961 
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Xer0GT Aug 12, 6:02am - #246962 
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Blondie Aug 12, 6:06am - #246963 

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ouch...that would be your best bet

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Sultan Aug 12, 6:25am - #246964 

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you weren't looking when you were backing out?
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Xer0GT Aug 12, 6:28am - #246965 
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Originally Posted by Sultan
you weren't looking when you were backing out?


i did, just didnt look good enough. thought i was clear...but well...there's the end result lol.

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wannaBblueCelica Aug 12, 6:36am - #246966 

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ouch, poor celica. cry if you are going to repaint it anyway, your best bet is to do it all at once to get best deal
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Virgilson Aug 12, 8:06am - #246967 

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ghostingcelica Aug 12, 8:22am - #246968 
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wow it didnt look that bad until the 3rd pic. did you get a quote on it?
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CaddyShack Aug 12, 9:45am - #246969 

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i would take off the vinyl and juss buff it out the best i could until i save enough money for a paint job... that hurts man

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ragingpaseo Aug 12, 1:33pm - #246970 
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damn, the left side doesn't look that bad. but what's up the right side? is your door dented???
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Angelica Aug 12, 1:35pm - #246971 
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sorry to hear that...I dunno what to tell you..hope everything works out!
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QuickChick03gt Aug 12, 2:46pm - #246972 
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sorry to hear about your car. That sucks. thumbsdown
My bf never looks when he backs out im always yellin stop stop theres a car.

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Xer0GT Aug 12, 4:40pm - #246973 
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Originally Posted by ragingpaseo

damn, the left side doesn't look that bad. but what's up the right side? is your door dented???


the door has a small dent, i can barely feel or see it. looks worse than it really is in the 3rd pic because of my bro's reflection.

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pinoyricer Aug 12, 6:49pm - #246974 

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TrojanUSMC Aug 12, 8:36pm - #246975 
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sorry to see that... frown

if you replace the vinyl now, you'll have to replace it again when you do decide to re-paint it. but if it is cheap then no big deal.
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mister_tin Aug 12, 9:07pm - #246976 
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what did you back in to?
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CelicaRacer05 Aug 12, 9:33pm - #246977 

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Originally Posted by mister_tin
what did you back in to?
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hector Aug 12, 10:18pm - #246978 

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dayum...i feel for you bro and i think you should get everything done later..just cover up as much as you can and wait to get the better deal later thumbsup
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Xer0GT Aug 13, 2:14am - #246979 
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Originally Posted by mister_tin
what did you back in to?


cement pillar at my work's garage

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Xer0GT Aug 13, 2:16am - #246980 
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got a quote today from a local body shop, they said about $2000. the guy that did my vinyl said he would redo the side for $60. i think im prolly gonna have to take the easy route and stay with my plan for now.

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EvilJupiter Aug 13, 7:53pm - #246981 

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i bet you were sooo mad! i hit a curb..like a dumbass i am...and fucked my rim up...it dun matter though...gettin rid of them anyways..but i know i was still upset about it rofl
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Polykarb Aug 13, 7:55pm - #246982 

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doesnt insurance cover it
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Xer0GT Aug 13, 8:40pm - #246984 
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i talked to my insurance today. they wanna get in touch with building manager first and make sure i didnt damage there pillar or garage...wtf!?!??! my car's the one that took all the damage rofl rofl

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Gen7fan Aug 13, 9:51pm - #246985 
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^^ Yeah but it private property, if you claim it you have to repair any damage to the pillar as well as your car.
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Xer0GT Aug 13, 11:05pm - #246986 
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thats why i'm so hesitant now. all i did was leave some yellow marks. it rubs out pretty easy.

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