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    Yeah, the resale on most Mitsubishi's is bad but...

    Yeah, the resale on most Mitsubishi's is bad but the Evo is a different beast. This model especially has retained it's value well based on my research in getting diminished value. Reliability also...
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    I haven't logged on here in while. Can you...

    I haven't logged on here in while. Can you believe I'm still messing with the body shop back and fourth. I've had to take it back a few times for runs in the paint, small chips, and some really bad...
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    Thanks for the reply. You're right, I think I...

    Thanks for the reply. You're right, I think I was just focusing on the wrong section.. I went to my own shop of choice and it was paid by the other person's insurance company.
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    Comparison

    Here is the original stock Driver side for reference
    http://i46.tinypic.com/2ppwz2o.jpg

    Driver Side
    http://i47.tinypic.com/2enw8jp.jpg

    *Repaired* Passenger Side...
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    Repaired Panel Cont. ...

    Repaired Panel Cont.

    http://i49.tinypic.com/fw58pi.jpg

    http://i46.tinypic.com/2h4z7dj.jpg

    Original Driver Side (not repaired)
    http://i48.tinypic.com/2s78coh.jpg
    ...
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    Repair pictures - Is the tolerance within specs for a quality repair?

    Repaired Panel

    http://i45.tinypic.com/2hztr9f.jpg

    http://i48.tinypic.com/555ooh.jpg

    http://i49.tinypic.com/b7cb2r.jpg

    http://i46.tinypic.com/seqedh.jpg
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    Never considered that. Is PDR (Paintless dent...

    Never considered that. Is PDR (Paintless dent repair)? What do you mean by push to paint, not to glass? So in this situation would that be a PDR guy to get the dents out and a body shop to paint? ...
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    Yes, other person's fault. I do want to get it...

    Yes, other person's fault. I do want to get it fixed. Looks like the repair can go either way depending on what the shop prefers. I just want to make sure I'm safe either way. I'm assuming if...
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    Question on repair. I'm still waiting to hear...

    Question on repair. I'm still waiting to hear back from the insurance on their body shop's quote. I am concerned about welding having to be done with a replacement panel after reading this...
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    Just for your amusement, here are the two quoted...

    Just for your amusement, here are the two quoted jobs.

    My insurance adjuster: Repair
    Mldg, Rear Door Belt RT R & I Assembly 2.3 SM
    Handle, RR Door Outer RT R & I Assembly 0.2 SM...
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    That's what I read last night while doing...

    That's what I read last night while doing research. What if it looks better than the stock paint:D.
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    Thanks for your input. It's a 2006 Mitsubishi...

    Thanks for your input. It's a 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR. Is Red more difficult to blend? I'm going to stop by one shop today that uses Sikkens products and see what they recommend. I...
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    So is anyone of the repairs better than the...

    So is anyone of the repairs better than the other; stronger, nicer looking, more durable years later? As far as paint and clear go does it matter much if the shop uses PPG, Dupont, or Sherwin...
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    Repair or replace Panel

    Just went to the other person's insurance collision place I selected based on distance to my home. Their estimate is higher than the estimate I got from my insurance adjuster (not a body shop guy). ...
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