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Old 09-24-2006, 10:47 PM   #1
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Painting bumper question?

I was at the mall today and as i was leaving an old lady backed into my rear bumper. There isn't a dent just a few paint chips. I was woundering if anyone had an idea of what it might cost to get my rear bumper re-painted, and do you think i should take it to the Porsche dealer ship an hour away or just have someone local do it?

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Old 09-25-2006, 03:13 AM   #2
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WoBoxster, most Porsche dealerships don't have bodyshops, so don't worry. Go to the best paint shop in town who does high-end cars like yours. Veiw their work.

I think it will cost about $700 give or take $100. Are you sure there is no internal damage?
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Old 09-25-2006, 06:09 PM   #3
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Hey WoBox, do you have painted bumperettes now? If not, this may be a good time to give your car a "newer" look in the back. Just a thought!
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Old 09-26-2006, 04:04 PM   #5
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Take it to someone quallified to inspect

for hidden damage. I could show you a rear-ender picture you'd be hard pressed to see any damage. But muffler, structure, bumper cover etc damage were well over $3k. Body shop worked on lots of P-cars so knew what to look for.

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