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      05-11-2012, 06:23 PM   #1
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Hit a curb. Need advice.

Hey guys,
To say the least I hit a curb today while fooling around and blowing off steam. Passenger left wheel has cut in it and sideskirt is popped out about a inch. Jack point on the rear is almost all shaved off, front passenger rim is scratched. Alignment is completely off. So I limped it to NTB on Spring Creek and Coit. So I need some advice:

Has anyone gotten these tires?
Sumitomo Tour Plus LSH
Michelin Primacy MXV4
Yoko AS530.

Can I repair/realign the fender myself??
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Hey guys,
To say the least I hit a curb today while fooling around and blowing off steam. Passenger left wheel has cut in it and sideskirt is popped out about a inch. Jack point on the rear is almost all shaved off, front passenger rim is scratched. Alignment is completely off. So I limped it to NTB on Spring Creek and Coit. So I need some advice:

Has anyone gotten these tires?
Sumitomo Tour Plus LSH
Michelin Primacy MXV4
Yoko AS530.

Can I repair/realign the fender myself??
Sucks man, wet roads = no bueno when blowing off steam. Is it just one tire? What size is your tire lots of forum guys have extras
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Dude not to upset you anymore but good luck and hopefully wasn't too bad. It happened to me a few weeks ago and to get my car back in alignment I had to replace strut, strut mount, and control arm.

But I used it as a good opportunity to get coilovers instead

Sucks regardless I know how it feels
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Thanks for the replies guys. The rims is stock 16. Tire size is 205 55 16. NTB said all four tires are worn to the point of replacement. Damage:
Control Arm bent backwards.
Bent Hub and rotar
Front Strut bent backwards.
$2600 fix.

I guess everything is a learning experience. A very expensive one.
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I just went thru that. Pm me I can tell you where I bought parts from. Nearly spent half that
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So ended up being about $1000 with new Sumitomo LSH tires and oil change...
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To get everything fixed?
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That's a good price, for all of that.
I had the same experience and the dealer replace the control arm and alignment for $600.
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Yeah but the FINAL bill was 2.2k and they wheel weights they put on were to big so they kept hitting my caliper. Making a arc scratch all the way around the caliper. Other than that they did a pretty good job. Now I just need to get my fender realigned flush with my door. It got pushed out like an inch during the incident. Don't want a ghetto BMW. Haha
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