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Old 07-30-2014, 10:29 PM   #1
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Impact Depressions

Well, for only 4 months old and 4,500 mi. I feel under attack from the elements! A rock chip to the window two weeks ago, a gubbered up wheel from a nasty curb, and then an 85mph storm on Sunday.

My neighbor's tree fell on my car. If it wasn't for the cover it would have been scratched to hell. I did, however, get several non paint-breaking impact dents. Some on the front and rear quarter panels, some on the roof, and some on the tower between driver/RP windows.

Just curious how they are removed. I believe I heard that in some cases holes are drilled to access them and then plugged. In other cases they have to "buff and repaint (?)" I think he said. I'm having the dealership do it.

I guess I can't keep it showroom perfect forever, but right now it is!

No liability in Michigan either. I'm stuck footing the bill, whatever that will cost...
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:44 PM   #2
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Check your homeowners insurance. In some states if you can prove your neighbor had a diseased or dead tree and didn't remove it, he could be liable.
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No liability is such a bull**** law. Thank God I live in Texas. My friend is stationed in Hawaii... They t boned a 16 year old and the 16 yr old had to pay for his own car, even when it's obviously their fault. Because it's a no liability state. Dumbest **** I've ever heard.

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This should be covered by comprehensive insurance. You'll still have a deductible but that's all you should pay. Unless it would jack your rates to have a claim... Dunno. This would be what garages are for I guess or put up a carport? I'd really look closer into your laws and your homeowner's insurance and see if there is anything that can be done.
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