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      11-11-2012, 01:14 AM   #1
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New bumper :(

How Much for a new bumper ?

Freakish reserve didn't engage on a hill... Hit the in front of me operator error. Fuck
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      11-11-2012, 03:15 AM   #2
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You don't use a handbrake?
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      11-11-2012, 03:16 AM   #3
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You don't use a handbrake?
I think he meant "freakish reverse" which would let me think he was trying to move, and the car said eff you.
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      11-11-2012, 03:17 AM   #4
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That freakish reserve is a PITA.

on the bright side, you can now upgrade to a Euro spec bumper. The folks at IND can probably help you out.
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      11-11-2012, 03:19 AM   #5
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      11-11-2012, 07:25 AM   #6
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That freakish reserve is a PITA.

on the bright side, you can now upgrade to a Euro spec bumper.
Or aftermarket
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      11-11-2012, 09:37 AM   #7
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DCT or 6MT?
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      11-11-2012, 10:10 AM   #8
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Not sure on front but some dingbat pulled his SUV into a tight space at the airport while I was away on business and dinged my corner. To his credit he left insurance details - yes there are still honorable people

Repairs incl. new bumper and paint came in ~ $1k.

Now, by way of comparison I was merging and from underneath the truck in front came some flattish black object. I could not avoid it and ran over the black object (3 weeks ago) and thought it was a tire 'alligator'.

Until 1 mi later when I got 1st flat tire warning - then multi. Cut to chase: 4 news tires (to match up all 4) for the 2 flats; 1 new wheel .. and then they go to align and does not, not out by much but just enough to warrant a new strut. Add in 1 new front right strut ($1300 installed).

Total came to ~$4k. Well, there's my Brembo BBK!

So yes, I know it's upsetting to have any work done on one's Beast.
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      11-11-2012, 10:46 AM   #9
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Sorry I Was on my phone and pissed, so my post wasn't entirely clear. It's DCT. I placed it in reverse, but the gear didnt engage ( I probably didn't move the stick all the way up, and it bounce back). When I stepped on the gas, car went forward. I felt like Asian woman.. What a shame.

10 years of zero accidents, and this happens :/


On another note, the bumper is fine... Just some scratches that may be able to be fixed and repainted.

Does IND body work ? Or just sell new bumpers ?
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      11-11-2012, 12:25 PM   #10
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Sorry I Was on my phone and pissed, so my post wasn't entirely clear. It's DCT. I placed it in reverse, but the gear didnt engage ( I probably didn't move the stick all the way up, and it bounce back). When I stepped on the gas, car went forward. I felt like Asian woman.. What a shame.

10 years of zero accidents, and this happens :/


On another note, the bumper is fine... Just some scratches that may be able to be fixed and repainted.

Does IND body work ? Or just sell new bumpers ?
IND's also know as a&l auto-body. So to answer your question, they do both.
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      11-11-2012, 12:51 PM   #11
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Not sure on front but some dingbat pulled his SUV into a tight space at the airport while I was away on business and dinged my corner. To his credit he left insurance details - yes there are still honorable people

Repairs incl. new bumper and paint came in ~ $1k.

Now, by way of comparison I was merging and from underneath the truck in front came some flattish black object. I could not avoid it and ran over the black object (3 weeks ago) and thought it was a tire 'alligator'.

Until 1 mi later when I got 1st flat tire warning - then multi. Cut to chase: 4 news tires (to match up all 4) for the 2 flats; 1 new wheel .. and then they go to align and does not, not out by much but just enough to warrant a new strut. Add in 1 new front right strut ($1300 installed).

Total came to ~$4k. Well, there's my Brembo BBK!

So yes, I know it's upsetting to have any work done on one's Beast.
I would think this would be covered under the comprehensive portion of your insurance policy no? I know I hit a tire on the freeway from a semi blowout and caused $2,500 in damage to my car but my insurance covered it.
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      11-11-2012, 02:12 PM   #12
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Everyone here obviously has an affliction for IND but OP is in FL. Bring it to any reputable body shop. They will fix or replace it 100%
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      11-11-2012, 02:14 PM   #13
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I would think this would be covered under the comprehensive portion of your insurance policy no? I know I hit a tire on the freeway from a semi blowout and caused $2,500 in damage to my car but my insurance covered it.
Depends. If you hit an object it's collision; if an object hits you Or you hit animal that's comp. it's a little more detailed but that gives u an idea
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Not sure on front but some dingbat pulled his SUV into a tight space at the airport while I was away on business and dinged my corner. To his credit he left insurance details - yes there are still honorable people

Repairs incl. new bumper and paint came in ~ $1k.

Now, by way of comparison I was merging and from underneath the truck in front came some flattish black object. I could not avoid it and ran over the black object (3 weeks ago) and thought it was a tire 'alligator'.

Until 1 mi later when I got 1st flat tire warning - then multi. Cut to chase: 4 news tires (to match up all 4) for the 2 flats; 1 new wheel .. and then they go to align and does not, not out by much but just enough to warrant a new strut. Add in 1 new front right strut ($1300 installed).

Total came to ~$4k. Well, there's my Brembo BBK!

So yes, I know it's upsetting to have any work done on one's Beast.
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      11-11-2012, 02:31 PM   #15
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Just under $1000- add installation and paint. Cross your fingers that the brackets (holding the bumper in place) are not damaged or broken, if so add another $1000- to replace and repair.

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      11-13-2012, 12:30 PM   #16
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Just under $1000- add installation and paint. Cross your fingers that the brackets (holding the bumper in place) are not damaged or broken, if so add another $1000- to replace and repair.

Good luck
Thanks for the info. I don't think anything needs to be fixed except some deep scratches (would you consider a 2mm deep scratch, deep?), and a minor bent..
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Thanks for the info. I don't think anything needs to be fixed except some deep scratches (would you consider a 2mm deep scratch, deep?), and a minor bent..
No, I don't ... I'm sure a body shop will advice you best.

In my case it was a medium rear ended at a traffic light. At first the damage appeared to be around $1000- on e in the shop it was established the bumper had a crack and on e removed from the car the bracket holding the bumper was cracked and required to be replaced as well. All in all the end oat was just over $3000- with labour, paint and 13% tax.

Your case might be just cosmetic, perhaps wait till the next guy hits you (heaven forbid) from the back. :d
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