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Old 08-01-2015, 08:18 PM   #1
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Old 08-01-2015, 08:50 PM   #2
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take it to a pro detailer. they know how to fix stuff we have no clue.
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Old 08-01-2015, 08:56 PM   #3
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It'll buff right out. Next time, use your cell phone and take a pic of her license plate. Keep in mind that she didn't maliciously attack your car. She's old, and trying to hold on to the last vestige of independence that she has left.

Should she still be driving? No. I wen't through this with my mother in her late '80s. Once I moved her to my city, which she didn't know, it was relatively easy to get her to give up the car. (She was a f*cking holy terror! Her gas pedal was either up or down, no in between.)
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Nicely told with empathy.
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Old 08-01-2015, 09:31 PM   #5
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Old 08-01-2015, 09:50 PM   #6
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I hate it too. I park at the far end of the lot parking by myself and then walk the length of the lot to the store. Then when I come back some JackA in an SUV has parked 20 inches from my car! We're the only two cars for 50 feet!
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I'm fed up with morons hitting my car with their door. I have almost $1000 in dent removal adding up and I am really getting pissed, these self-centered .just hit my door and then drive away.
These self-centered .have seen more life than you have. They aren't out to put dents in every E46 (10+ year old "has been" sports sedans) they come across. They didn't mean to damage your property and, having this pointed out, most probably are willing to make restitution.

You sir, are young. You'll outgrow it though. Post back here in 60 years.
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Old 08-01-2015, 10:03 PM   #8
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I Park as far away as feasible, never beside handicapped, a suv, full size pickup, mini-van, or beater. I can use the exercise, but drove my wife nuts. My response, "honey I don't want the doors on my car to look like yours"
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Old senile granny smacked my car door leaving a silver line

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These self-centered .have seen more life than you have. They aren't out to put dents in every E46 (10+ year old "has been" sports sedans) they come across. They didn't mean to damage your property and, having this pointed out, most probably are willing to make restitution.



You sir, are young. You'll outgrow it though. Post back here in 60 years.

Not sure how damage to a "has been sports sedan" is different than damaging normal property. But last time I checked property damage is a pretty serious crime and not something to just brush aside despite it not being indicted on a brand new Maserati.

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Not sure how damage to a "has been sports sedan" is different than damaging normal property. But last time I checked property damage is a pretty serious crime and not something to just brush aside despite it not being indicted on a brand new Maserati.
Not trying to brush aside damage to property. Just trying to emphasize that elderly people are not always indifferent to the harm they cause to the rest of us. Ignorant maybe, but not indifferent. The "has been sports sedan" comment was pointed at the owner of a car who cannot afford a brand new Maserati, but feels it has the same status.
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Posts edited. OP, this is not the first warning you have received from me regarding your language. Cut if off...

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granny shouldn't even be driving , she pulled up 12 inches from my car and smacked it with her door, at first I didn't see the silver line but when I got home I did, I am so mad because I even thought to get her license plate but didn't memorize it when I didn't see the damage, I tried rubbing it off with a microfiber cloth and some wax but it didn't work, still a big silver line down the side of my car and I am pissed! What do I do? The only way to remove this will be to buff it out.

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Old 08-02-2015, 02:45 AM   #12
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Too much drama here.

We've all suffered this from time to time. It's a fact of life which, as pointed out, you can't always avoid even when parking way away. It's OK to vent a little, but as Irish has said, it's not malicious. Young and old alike are perpetrators of this sort of transgression.

Hold the drama and generalize people because of their age. I have far more issues with younger drivers than older drivers.
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at first I didn't see the silver line but when I got home I did,
If you, with your young eyes, didn't see anything initially, there's an excellent chance she didn't see it either. Did you expect her to follow you home to make sure there was no damage?
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Accidents happen and there is a system in place for the damage to be taken care of. You missed the damage, didn't exchange insurance information and now you're bringing it here. I understand your frustration but suck it up and either attempt to detail it or have it done professionally.
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