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So my front bumper was ripped off the face of the earth from a gmc safari delivery van. The washer fluid reservoir was cracked, and car needs an alignment from the looks of the steering wheel being off set when getting pulled onto the tow truck. No other damages were visible, no oil leak, radiator leak/cracked, both headlight assemblies were still in tact/weren't cracked at all and were hanging from their connectors, hood was fine, air bags didn't deploy(thank god that would have cost a hella lot). The safari however GOT A HUGE...flat tire, that's about it. Not even red paint on it(prob cause of the 3M) No pics cause I didn't have my phone on me and didnt want to ask the other driver if i could take pics on his phone and send it to myself. No one was hurt.

Just wondering how long does it take for parts being ordered in (bumper)? The guys at the body shop said that Kia was terrible for sending parts and might take a couple weeks for anything to come in... don't want to be forteless for superlong :'(
 

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I recently had front bumper replaced (see my garage) and had my car back in a week. Good luck and sorry you have to go thru this.
 

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My new bumper cover took a few weeks to get here in Edmonton but the shop was pretty slack with getting me an appointment to actually get the work done too.

Sorry to hear about the damage, good luck!
 

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I had too order a rear inside panel *lucky I did not have to pay for it*
Somebody cracked mine while working on it,
took about a week to arrive.
 

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Thank you guys for the info. I'll be calling the shop tomorrow to see whats up with my car. For now I'll be chilling in a 2011 focus rental and get used to A/T again, and the Chinese food smell of it.
 

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I'm pretty sure al the stock body parts come only from Korea so it has to go thru customs etc. Minimum is prolly 2 weeks at best. Unless you somehow find a carbon fiber one in north America, which I doubt lol.
 
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