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      07-29-2009, 07:54 PM   #23
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What is it with AW 1's and getting hit!!!!!

I got rub up again my front driver fender, WHILE PARKED two weeks ago...
not a note or sorry...

worst part, the crease can't be brought back...
dent wizards wants around $150 which I think is fine but I filled in the paint chips and I too might just wait for the next round of bimmer bumpers to just have someones insurance take care of it!!!

I feel your Pain OP
there is more aw 1er's out there probability is they will get hit more often.
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      07-29-2009, 08:24 PM   #24
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Sure! I'm pretty sure we all have little things that would buff out that we could take care of.
awesome! well keep me posted on the date
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      07-29-2009, 08:42 PM   #25
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Nope, not scared at all. I figure I'll have to have it painted anyway, if things go badly. Worse comes to worse, it is likely better than the black mark there now. Andy, you up for an attempt too?
Im game! Dan emailed me and told me he did not have the paint in stock at the moment though. Ive seen Mikes hood where I remember him telling me he did some work and it looked pretty damn good.
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      07-29-2009, 08:48 PM   #26
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Im game! Dan emailed me and told me he did not have the paint in stock at the moment though. Ive seen Mikes hood where I remember him telling me he did some work and it looked pretty damn good.
I'll check @ my dealership, BMW Gallery Norwell.
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      07-30-2009, 06:04 AM   #27
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I'll check @ my dealership, BMW Gallery Norwell.
Sounds like a plan to me! My paint is on order. I can't believe how many people are willing to help on this site. love this place!
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      07-30-2009, 07:30 AM   #28
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Hey - I have a couple rock chips that I've been ignoring too! If there's all this expertise and help, I'll give it a go.

amy!
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      07-30-2009, 10:14 AM   #29
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Sounds like a plan to me! My paint is on order. I can't believe how many people are willing to help on this site. love this place!
hey Andy, sorry to hear about the bump
if you have problems finding paint in stock at dealerships try bavauto.com .. I called them up a few months ago and they shipped over the paint right over. Price was ok too, from what I remember.
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      07-30-2009, 10:48 AM   #30
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hey Andy, sorry to hear about the bump
if you have problems finding paint in stock at dealerships try bavauto.com .. I called them up a few months ago and they shipped over the paint right over. Price was ok too, from what I remember.
Thanks, good thinkin. unfortunately I already paid for the paint from Dan.
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Andy, that sucks...

look on the bright side, atleast it wasnt your fault

i think it makes your car look tough
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      08-03-2009, 02:36 PM   #32
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What would gina say if I gave her a little toughening up?

My paint is in the mail! wahoo!
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      08-03-2009, 02:38 PM   #33
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Cool. What are people doing this weekend?
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      08-03-2009, 02:39 PM   #34
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      08-03-2009, 05:32 PM   #35
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Cool. What are people doing this weekend?
Im free
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      08-03-2009, 06:27 PM   #36
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Great! We need Mike (ML), at a minimum. The garage is big enough for a couple cars, so it is even doable if raining. I'd prefer dry weather, so we can do some other touch-up, maybe do Brian's sway, and hang out back and have some bbq.
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      08-03-2009, 07:44 PM   #37
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I will likely be unavailable. My house is supposed to be getting a new roof over the weekend, unless it rains. Also, I have a meeting in Foxboro on Wednesday and may be flying out of Providence to Baltimore Wednesday evening. If that happens, then I'll be driving home from providence very late Friday evening. I'll know better tomorrow.
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      08-03-2009, 08:09 PM   #38
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Sounds good Mike! Just let us know. If for some reason the roofing doesn't happen, it's sunny, you can come, and the stars align, I have a decent sized driveway and lots of cleaning gear, including a new vac that is pretty kick ass, for those who might want to tidy up.

I can possibly free up a day next weekend too, but I think I might be having a surprise B-day party.
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It's Monday and the Baltimore trip Wednesday evening is still a maybe. Things have aligned poorly this week. I may end up renting a car so I can drop it in Providence after the Foxboro meeting and fly back into Hartford Friday night. That would at least save a 2 hr drive at 10 PM from Providence to Westfield. Sunday may be doable regardless of the trip and roof. Let me see how things play out with travel.
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What would gina say if I gave her a little toughening up?

My paint is in the mail! wahoo!
After the beating i gave her, Gina is tough enough
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It's Monday and the Baltimore trip Wednesday evening is still a maybe. Things have aligned poorly this week. I may end up renting a car so I can drop it in Providence after the Foxboro meeting and fly back into Hartford Friday night. That would at least save a 2 hr drive at 10 PM from Providence to Westfield. Sunday may be doable regardless of the trip and roof. Let me see how things play out with travel.
I like sunday
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      08-04-2009, 01:22 PM   #42
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The Baltimore trip is confirmed. I am driving to Foxboro tomorrow morning, flying out of Providence tomorrow night, returning to Providence Friday night and then driving back to Westfield around 11:00 PM. My roofer also confirmed Saturday this morning. After getting home around 1:00 AM, hammers are NOT going to sound very welcome at 7:00 AM Saturday morning.

Sunday is still a maybe.
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Sweet! but sounds like you've got a buuuusy week. It's probably better to plan as if you're there, and hopefully you can be here. Who else wants in for some detailing/bbq/rock band/hanging/tech day on Sunday down at my hacienda?

Hint: order up those end-links Brian!!!

Mike, if there's some other stuff we need to get, let us know. I assume some very high grit sandpaper, a dent puller, a few gallons of bondo, and one of those cakes with a dancing girl.
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Ive got the needed sandpaper (1000, 1500 and 2000 grit) as well as a few different rubbing compounds, swirl remover and polishing compound. I think we can skip the dent puller and bondo. That's what a body shop is for. So all you really need to focus on is getting the cake and dancing girl.
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