Need mini body shop referral for dfw or la - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > All Models & Variants > General Discussion


General Discussion Use this forum to discuss MINI topics which are not related to other forums. Posts may be moved from here to alternative forums by the moderators without notice

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mini HQ - Terrible ethics for the customer. jobforacowgirl Dealership Feedback 11 May 22nd, 2014 05:36 AM
2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop Revealed AutoGuide.com MINI News 12 Feb 12th, 2014 02:12 PM
Brands Hatch Mini Festival 22/23 June 2013 mab01uk Mini Events 20 Jun 23rd, 2013 10:03 PM
Brooklands Mini Day Sunday, March 24, 2013 mab01uk Mini Events 11 Apr 5th, 2013 06:11 PM
Mini Australia service chilld Dealership Feedback 4 Sep 4th, 2012 05:29 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Apr 13th, 2014, 02:54 AM
ozbu's Avatar
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Malibu
Posts: 3
Local Time: 01:51 AM
United States Male
Need mini body shop referral for dfw or la

HEY!

My new Mini just got slammed by a nasty hail storm that left a dent in the roof and some minor hail dents on the hood and door. They want to PDR it here but I don't trust they can get the roof damage out with PDR. Need a good referral for Mini body repair in either DFW or LA area.

Has to be done by someone who knows how to tackle the headliner and not f-up the airbags, sunroof etc.

Thanks!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image_5.jpg
Views:	31
Size:	66.6 KB
ID:	172378   Click image for larger version

Name:	image.jpg
Views:	26
Size:	49.2 KB
ID:	172386  
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Apr 13th, 2014, 04:04 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Posts: 64
Local Time: 02:51 AM
United States Male
Whose "they". I assume you have insurance comprehensive insurance. If so the they is your insurance company. I've had PDR do work on several of my cars in the past and they can do incredible things. I would give PDR a chance. If the guy can't do it he will probably be the first one to tell you. Even if he does it and doesn't do it right your insurance company will have a body shop do the necessary repair work. It's a shame to let a body shop bang, bend, bondo and repaint something when it possibly can be done faster, cheaper and better.

Don't ever go to a body shop because they happen to be the dealership that handles a particular brand of car. The fact they're a dealership has nothing to do with how good of a job they do. If you have any high end dealers in your area (R.R., Ferrari, etc.) there's a good chance they don't have a body shop because of the small volume of cars they deal in. That doesn't change the fact they still have occasional need to have body work done and they will know the best shop in town. Ask them who they use. Don't be surprised if it's some little shop off a back alley somewhere. It's the man doing the job and not the shop.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Apr 13th, 2014, 06:41 AM
ozbu's Avatar
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Malibu
Posts: 3
Local Time: 01:51 AM
United States Male
Referral in dallas ft worth los angeles

Thanks wap. I know all of that. That's why I asked for a body shop referral from other Mini owners. The Mini has challenges unique to a Mini. PDR is effective with all of the dents but one. They - referring to 6 shops I had estimate were only 50% sure the roof will be fix with PDR.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Apr 13th, 2014, 04:54 PM
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Master
Online
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2,909
Local Time: 10:51 AM
United Kingdom Male
I know someone here in the UK had their car written off because of hail stone dents and we dont have football sized ones like you have there.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags:



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mini HQ - Terrible ethics for the customer. jobforacowgirl Dealership Feedback 11 May 22nd, 2014 05:36 AM
2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop Revealed AutoGuide.com MINI News 12 Feb 12th, 2014 02:12 PM
Brands Hatch Mini Festival 22/23 June 2013 mab01uk Mini Events 20 Jun 23rd, 2013 10:03 PM
Brooklands Mini Day Sunday, March 24, 2013 mab01uk Mini Events 11 Apr 5th, 2013 06:11 PM
Mini Australia service chilld Dealership Feedback 4 Sep 4th, 2012 05:29 AM

» Recent Threads
JCW Newbie Needs Advice!
Yesterday 08:56 PM
Last post by RikPowell
Today 09:49 AM
3 Replies, 125 Views
How long does an order take
Yesterday 12:47 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 09:39 AM
3 Replies, 167 Views
Mini Cooper Clubman Power Loss
Jul 19th, 2014 04:14 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 09:28 AM
4 Replies, 455 Views
Sorts of Life Insurance Policies
Today 09:27 AM
by Quvyl
Last post by Quvyl
Today 09:27 AM
0 Replies, 1 Views
PANORAMIC SUN ROOF ISSUES -I'm in talks with Mini Head Office UK PLEASE READ/CONTACT
Nov 19th, 2013 09:36 AM
by LadyUK
Last post by LadyUK
Today 08:53 AM
37 Replies, 8,849 Views
How much do you pay in insurance?
Jul 24th, 2010 03:01 PM
Last post by baldeagle
Today 08:50 AM
84 Replies, 29,040 Views
Union Jack wing mirrors on Pepper White?
Yesterday 08:52 PM
Last post by kelv1962
Today 08:48 AM
5 Replies, 141 Views
Chirping noise driving me mad!
Yesterday 09:43 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 08:47 AM
1 Replies, 130 Views
Wheelarch carpet liner
Today 07:14 AM
Last post by The Nun
Today 08:36 AM
1 Replies, 49 Views
Wheels fit all models?
Today 07:22 AM
Last post by Angib
Today 08:23 AM
1 Replies, 60 Views
Search ...2 x Hartge Classic 4x100 18 zoll
Today 12:36 AM
Last post by floorian200
Today 12:36 AM
0 Replies, 88 Views
Sparco R600s for JCW
Yesterday 11:57 PM
Last post by Sidisking
Yesterday 11:57 PM
0 Replies, 92 Views
URGENT - Crash in France
Yesterday 09:47 AM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 11:06 PM
2 Replies, 231 Views
Twitchy steering
Jul 1st, 2014 03:39 AM
by arp32
Last post by arp32
Yesterday 09:14 PM
3 Replies, 677 Views
How much should i sell my mini for?!?!?
Jul 30th, 2014 06:55 PM
Last post by k3fus
Yesterday 09:02 PM
2 Replies, 253 Views
Wind deflectors
Yesterday 08:09 AM
by Jo42
Last post by redditchmini
Yesterday 06:12 PM
3 Replies, 212 Views
Champ2 Feature Validation Project
Yesterday 06:10 PM
by ATak623
Last post by ATak623
Yesterday 06:10 PM
0 Replies, 97 Views
Champ2 Feature Validation Project
Yesterday 06:07 PM
by ATak623
Last post by ATak623
Yesterday 06:07 PM
0 Replies, 94 Views
automatic transmission fluid
Jul 28th, 2014 12:03 PM
Last post by cantfindthegenepool
Yesterday 06:06 PM
2 Replies, 356 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
» Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:51 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2