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Unread 11-14-2010, 09:31 AM   #1
tkatc
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Can this fender be repaired or do I need replacement?

I smacked a deer the other night. Thank god for the Warn bumper....I think the OEM would have folded like a cheap suit and i would have MAJOR damage. Obviously I need a new fog light....but can this fender be repaired? It is hard to show damage in the pics but the fender is bent back and there are some creases in the metal along with many paint cracks...






I am thinking those mobile body shop guys on craigslist would be perfect for this project.

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Unread 11-14-2010, 09:14 PM   #2
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I own an auto body shop in North GA, and that can be easily repaired. I could repair it and re-paint it all in the same day if you were closer. Good luck

As a side note, you can turn it in on your insurance, on your comprehensive, because hitting a deer is considered an act of God and will not affect your insurance rate what-so-ever. Just thought I would add that so you wouldn't have to pay to much out of pocket.
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Unread 11-15-2010, 06:48 AM   #3
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Thanks for the heads up. I have a $500 deductable anyway and I think this repair would cost less than that. If I made a claim it would still show up if I went shopping for another insurance company. So I figure this one's on me...
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Unread 11-16-2010, 06:11 AM   #4
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Agree with 84CJ, I'm a fellow autobody shop owner. That is repairable and most likely a one day job given the shop.
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Unread 11-19-2010, 11:57 PM   #5
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Thanks for the heads up. I have a $500 deductable anyway and I think this repair would cost less than that. If I made a claim it would still show up if I went shopping for another insurance company. So I figure this one's on me...
check your comprehensive policy, I don't know if that's what you're talking about but your comprehensive deductible is always a lot less than your collision deductible, usually only $100, and no it won't show up against your insurance for future use, trust me I deal with this everyday
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Unread 01-13-2011, 09:26 AM   #6
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I think it's repairable.
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