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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-13-2011, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
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I recently had a accident on 08 E350. Driver side quarter panel got a dent and tail light broken. I took it to 2 certified mercedes body shops. One says that I should replace the quarter panel and the other says that quarter panel could be reworked. Replacing takes Cutting the car into two pieces, welding and lot of work is involved. Which one is the best decision for me. My insurance is willing to pay either one.

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Personally I'd rework the panel. The alternative is too radical with slight if any chance of a better result. Good luck with the repair.
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I've been busy lately repairing the driver's side quarter panel.Just learned from my Body Shop that the driver's side quarter panel had the sheet metal above the back wheel replaced sometime in its lifetime and the workmanship was not all that good.
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