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My 166 is hurt

After enjoying a lovely diner in a great restaurant with F Spider I found my beloved 166 hurt in the parking garage. Someone reversed his car and parked his towing hook into the driver side door

The only good thing is that there was a note with phone number under my windscreen wiper.
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After enjoying a lovely diner in a great restaurant with F Spider I found my beloved 166 hurt in the parking garage. Someone reversed his car and parked his towing hook into the driver side door

The only good thing is that there was a note with phone number under my windscreen wiper.
Phone them, get the respective details.

Once all is confirmed. CURSE THE ****** TO HIGH HELL!!!!!!
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you at least got a phone number ! I hope it wasnt the Samaritans number they left ...but could be helpfull!
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bummer but at least they had the decency to leave their details so sure you'll get it all sorted easy enough
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Bad news sele

But it looks like the culprit will pay up and hopefully your busso powered bella will be back looking great soon
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By leaving a note and contact details it just goes to show there are still decent people out there and occasionally they bump into us, sorry no pun intended. Hope you get her fixed soon.
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Hope the number and name are genuine. Sunds cynical but I have heard of people scribbling nonsensical stuff because the bump was spotted by others.
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Today I went to the repair shop for an intake. The damage of the (nasty) parking dent is a bit more than 1,900.
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bad luck selespeed hope all is fixed soon
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Not good news Sele - At least theyhad the decency to leave their number, not many people would do that in this day and age.

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Did you call the number??
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Would it be cheaper to get a new door and spray it?? Sorry to see the damage That is one reason why I don't park my car anyewere near a car park
 
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Would it be cheaper to get a new door and spray it?? Sorry to see the damage That is one reason why I don't park my car anyewere near a car park
The price is for a new door plus respraying.
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OMG, sorry to hear that Hans, that's just too much!
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Sorry to hear about this and the price is

But as others have said at least they left a note - in the UK most people would have just driven off
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With a bit of luck they will be genuine and sort you out. Such a nice car as well. We don't get 'em like that over here in blighty!
Good luck and hope it gets sorted quickly.
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With a bit of luck they will be genuine and sort you out. Such a nice car as well. We don't get 'em like that over here in blighty!
Good luck and hope it gets sorted quickly.
My 166 is indeed a really nice car. And she will be fixed and be as good as new by the end of next week.

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Sorry to hear this but I'm glad they left their number.
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It took three resprays to get rid of the colour difference between the new door and the rest But finally she looks okay again

Two days ago it was the first time the phone number that was left under my wind screen wiper was answered. Hope to make some progress the next period so I can get the money back and to restore my no claim.
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Glad its sorted Hope you get somewhere with reclaiming some money.
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