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      05-02-2013, 09:04 AM   #1
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Hail...

My car was parked at the station when a hail storm dropped a sh*tload of golfball big hail stones on my car

Going to see an expert today... Do you guys prefer a "smart repair" or new parts (cost extra)...?
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      05-02-2013, 09:10 AM   #2
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This was me a few weeks ago too but I threw two blankets onto the car.
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My car got hit at work one time. Took it to a good shop and got the repairs made (no new parts) and you can't tell there was ever any damage.
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We had a huge hail storm blow through here Tuesday. I managed to slip home for a while and avoid catastrophe. Hammered the hell out of the cars here at the office. I have had some damage on my kid's cars in the past and have had real good luck with a talented paintless dent removal guy (PDR). Maybe some PDR person in your area who knows what there doing?
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Had some small hail damage. PDR fixed it all no problem.
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I'm still trying to figure out why he's sweeping his arms like that. I guess if he avoids the hail he is still coming back to some swirl marks!
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