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97Formula 03-01-2020 08:03 AM

Crack in door's paint
 
So I'm trying to find someone to fix my engine, and the last shop I was at not only told me they can't fix it.....but I found an unpleasant suprise!

Apparently when they parked my car, the door was smacked into one of those metal poles!:facepalm:

I don't have any pics because the car is at its 4th shop trying to get someone to fix my engine. However, the crack seems minor (only 1-2 inches, barely noticeable just below the keyhole) but I am wondering if the actual door skin is cracked somewhere...there are no ripples in the door so hopefully just the paint cracked which should be an easy fix.

V 03-01-2020 10:50 AM

Door is cracked most likely. It is made of basically smc not actually fiberglass but is prone to cracking when hit. Unless you had a bondo repair in that area, a crack in just paint isnt likely.

97Formula 05-30-2020 06:41 AM

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Just got the car back from the body shop to fix the cracks in the door - good as new!

They found three cracks that needed SMC repairs, then they repainted the door and blended the rear quarter.


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