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so last night we had a bad rain storm here in kansas they reported baseball size hail in this storm so i didnt think anything of it they say that all the time so i got up this morning went to work still dark outside so walking out to my car at lunch thats when i seen it my car was @#$*!% :eek: it was covered in hail marks it looked like my car got the chicken pox it was that bad so after work took it to the body shop to get a estimate before i call my insurance they told me it was going to be 5100 to fix some new body panels and some pdr work :mad: sorry for the bad pics they where taken on a cell plus its hard to get hail in a pic (can only upload 10 pics)
 

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Nothing but a complete bodywork/paintjob can fix that when it happens!!!
 

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well on the bright side that will fix most of the kia paint problems.. new paint done at a local shop should be better.. but its still sucky to hear about your car :(
 

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owwww, i bet it felt like some one kicked you in the gut when you saw that. Luckily I have just two hail dents, and my car is orange so its pretty unnoticeable. Love black cars, but man they show any sort of imperfection.
 

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Wow, I can't imagine how I would feel if I walked out and saw that done to my koup...

We've been having some pretty bad hits on the west side of Long Island. Thankfully nothing's been too rough around my area, but in the western side, there's trees just murdering cars out in the road...

Good luck on getting all of that fixed!
 

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im sure insurance will cover it, yes? we had hail dmg on my last car and it was about 2500 in dmgs but my deductable is 300 so it wasnt to bad. but sorry to hear about it :/
 

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damn my dad has got some pretty bad ones at his shop. he has a hail follower who does paintless dent removal but you got some chips too... ood luck to ya on getting it taken car of!!
 

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You know what the funny thing is? There were many complaints early on about the windshield's quality. You think it would have been much worse!
 

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That suck man. I can tell you from experience that finding you car was hit after the fact is better than knowing it is happening. I had to sit and watch my Rio get pounded one day. That really does make you feel sick. I decided when I bought the Forte it was going in the garage so I wouldn't have that again.
 

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ya it really sucks the body shop has to replace the hood,roof,and trunk and they dont kno how long it would be to get the parts so here is some more pics and some of the cars at work
 

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wow i could deal with the dings but the blown out windows... damn...
 

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"MY GOD JIM"

I had to read redrockets post twice Grapefruit sized hail WOWWWWWW
 

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You know what the funny thing is? There were many complaints early on about the windshield's quality. You think it would have been much worse!
Starting from the first post and seeing the damage,that is exactly what I was thinking! As delicate as the windshields are in these cars I'm surprised they withstood that beating!:eek:
Sorry that happened to your car:(! Hopefully you can get it repaired soon.
 

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wow i could deal with the dings but the blown out windows... damn...

I'm on the other side of this fence. A blown out window will only need a good vacuum and a new window--few hundred bucks max. Getting those dings out if you don't have experience with bodywork will be much more expensive to get back to perfect.

...after reading this thread I am now left with a dilemma of which two and a half cars I should squeeze into the garage if a hail storm brews.
 
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