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Old 02-14-2012, 07:35 PM   #1
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Angry How bad did i mess up? *pics*

while changing my driver side headlight i accidentally chipped about an inch of the side fender (upper right corner). my question is about how much is this gonna run me in cost or am i gonna have to replace the whole side fender?


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try posting up some pictures, that will allow us to make a more accurate judgement.
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Old 02-14-2012, 08:04 PM   #3
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That headlight isn't being too nice to you is it??
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next time dont turn into the hulk lol,
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I did the same thing. Except I accidentally bumped off like an inch and a half. I'll have to ask my buddy what exactly we're doing to fix it. I know we're not replacing the whole fender over it, though.
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How bad is it? Lets see a pic
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Post pics to asses damage
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Old 02-14-2012, 10:06 PM   #8
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Feather edge the chip, and repaint and clear the area. If your an amateur, you can take your paint code to your local paint supply and they can make your exact color into a spray can.
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those damn headlights smh im hoping it isnt too expensive to fix
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Yep, that's exactly what mine looks like, but on the passenger side. lol
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man Im never takin my headlights out now
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^ dont let that scare ya ive taken mine off more times than i can count, no need to force things ,they pop in pop out
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Wow OP, smh.
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Yes I don't think you can make a permanent fix unless you replace the fender. If you have the broke away piece maybe you can try but eventually it will most likely break again or just look like crap and annoy you every time you look at it.

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damn are u serious so i gotta replace the whole fender?! FML
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^ That's honestly what it looks like, unless you take the ghetto route and super glue it back together.
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^ That's honestly what it looks like, unless you take the ghetto route and super glue it back together.
i was hoping i could take it to a shop and have em fix it cuz i still have the piece but now idk what to do
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i was hoping i could take it to a shop and have em fix it cuz i still have the piece but now idk what to do
I'll take it to the shop to see what they say but I could imagine them either putting bondo on your entire fender to fix it or replacing the whole thing. Good luck dude and let us know what happens.
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That can be repaired. sem and 3m make some good plastic repair products. I would take it to a good body shop and see if they will do it. My boss always has us fixing stuff like that. they might not want to warranty the repair, but its worth a shot
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What does a new fender cost?
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