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Got my car back - pissed #253298 Aug 18, 8:01pm Aug 18, 8:01pm
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Got my car back - pissed
So I got my car back this afternoon, more than a month after my accident. Everything looked fine at first... but then I found the problems.

My rear quarter pannel has a chip that wasn't there before. The rear brake light cover (action package people know what this is) is scratched to hell. The board that goes over the spare tire is square instead of round, and doesn't even fit. They said that the chip was a "door ding" and that they weren't going to fix it. The other two things are going to be fixed asap, and they are ordering the parts. But the worst part...

I get home and realize the one place I didn't look was under the front bumper. Yup... some moron scratched the bottom of my BRAND NEW TRD bumper. angry angry angry

I'm calling them tomorrow to tell them what I found, but somehow I get the sinking feeling that they will say I did it since getting the car back (at 6pm today rolleyes)


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Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: RevMonster] #253299 Aug 18, 8:05pm Aug 18, 8:05pm
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thats so lame... i hate body repair people

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: cycocelica] #253300 Aug 18, 8:13pm Aug 18, 8:13pm
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Sorry to hear!

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: PnOyGtS] #253301 Aug 18, 8:17pm Aug 18, 8:17pm
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accidents suck...and to top it off body shops suck even more thumbsdown especially insurance shops tongue

best to go to one you know.. but yah i feel you happywink


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Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: Erick] #253302 Aug 18, 8:23pm Aug 18, 8:23pm
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Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: Erick] #253303 Aug 18, 8:33pm Aug 18, 8:33pm
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Contact the BBB about the body shop if they don't want to fix it. Then lawyer up.


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Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: RevMonster] #253304 Aug 18, 8:42pm Aug 18, 8:42pm
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Also let them know you will tell everyone the shoddy job they did. You friends, your parents, your parents friends, anyone who will listen. Tell them you will warn them to stay away from their shop any chance you get.

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: robare99] #253305 Aug 18, 8:45pm Aug 18, 8:45pm
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BBB doesnt do shit... I hate them, they r lame!!!!!!!!!


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Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #253306 Aug 18, 8:46pm Aug 18, 8:46pm
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Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
BBB doesnt do shit... I hate them, they r lame!!!!!!!!!
Perhaps not, but if anyone were to call them and see if any complaints have been filed with them against the body shop, then they will lose business.


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Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: robare99] #253307 Aug 18, 8:47pm Aug 18, 8:47pm
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Originally Posted by robare99
Also let them know you will tell everyone the shoddy job they did. You friends, your parents, your parents friends, anyone who will listen. Tell them you will warn them to stay away from their shop any chance you get.
This just gave me an idea...

Stand out in front of the shop holding a sign of the damage, and protest. grin


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Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: slidr] #253308 Aug 18, 9:37pm Aug 18, 9:37pm
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That sucks...It's hard to find a GREAT shop thumbsdown

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: CeLlYgT04] #253309 Aug 18, 11:02pm Aug 18, 11:02pm
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sorry to hear that Rev... frown

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: Sultan] #253310 Aug 18, 11:04pm Aug 18, 11:04pm
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Thinking about it, I'm just confused about the bottom of the TRD front.

Were they out joy riding or something? There are no driveways or even speed bumps in their lot. rofl

Eh, we'll see tomorrow when I call. Right now I'm just in an okay mood because I finally got registered for the last of my classes this semester. spineyes


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Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: RevMonster] #253311 Aug 19, 2:22am Aug 19, 2:22am
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revmonster, you cant believe how mechanic shops/body shops treat customer cars: like shit.
been there, done that, seen it all. a lot of ppl dont care cz their cars are old and dont care about the looks that much, but they dont understand that ppl own celicas bcz they love the looks of it, and they want it to look perfect.
tell you the truth, you cant really do much unless ur really certain that the damage wasnt done by urself. the problem is how to prove them they did the damage eventhough they did it for sure. if you can prove that they did the damage, then ull just threaten the shop to take legal action, and in less than a second ull see theyll paint all ur car for free. penalty for them is pretty huge like closing the shop for a week minimum, and if they work during the week they are suspended, they get suspended forever

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: RevMonster] #253312 Aug 19, 7:07am Aug 19, 7:07am
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Originally Posted by RevMonster

Thinking about it, I'm just confused about the bottom of the TRD front.

Were they out joy riding or something? There are no driveways or even speed bumps in their lot. rofl

Eh, we'll see tomorrow when I call. Right now I'm just in an okay mood because I finally got registered for the last of my classes this semester. spineyes

Did you write down mileage before giving them the car? Thats what I would of done, and take pics of everything before bringing it in.

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: Celicacutie] #253313 Aug 19, 7:11am Aug 19, 7:11am
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wow, what a rip off body shop...

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: ragingpaseo] #253314 Aug 19, 11:24am Aug 19, 11:24am
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that sucks!! whack people can't trust anybody to do anything right! thumbsdown hope it works out in your favor!

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: xGTSgirl] #253315 Aug 19, 11:43am Aug 19, 11:43am
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sorry that happend get that shit fix, and next time you leave ur car somewere to get it fix, take pictures of all the body and shit so you can sue them if they dont wanna fix it

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: RevMonster] #253316 Aug 21, 5:18am Aug 21, 5:18am
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Thinking about it, I'm just confused about the bottom of the TRD front.

Were they out joy riding or something? There are no driveways or even speed bumps in their lot. rofl

Eh, we'll see tomorrow when I call. Right now I'm just in an okay mood because I finally got registered for the last of my classes this semester. spineyes


I bet the tow truck did it. When I got my car back, the bottom of the front bumper was jacked! And my License Plate was bent!

Re: Got my car back - pissed [Re: Drifter] #253317 Aug 22, 3:06pm Aug 22, 3:06pm
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Hope everything works out Jon


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