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Old 02-16-2006, 11:47 PM   #11
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gm4life the fix is they tear whole panel off and redo and thats sucks. especially when ya buy the car in east jesus, PA , and everyone in the body shop looks like goober pyle... i'm Really cosidering just having the guy thats doing my paint job stick mine back in place when he shoots it.
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Ya its true. The front of my drivers side panel came loose where it starts on front fender
Same spot on my car. I fixed it myself
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ANd Pgxp your dealer was blowing smoke at you. When I mentioned it to my dealer he said the problem is noted, and frequent enough for GM to adopt a policy of taking whole panel off and using new tape. They dont seem competent to me . It took them 2 hours just to do oil/filter swap, and temporary fix to trim piece. And the fix looks like hell.
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ANd Pgxp your dealer was blowing smoke at you. When I mentioned it to my dealer he said the problem is noted, and frequent enough for GM to adopt a policy of taking whole panel off and using new tape. I just cant stomach Goober and Gomer Goodwrench tearing those panels back off the car. The tops of panels are really thin and the mechanics at the "small town dealership" dont seem competent to me . It took them 2 hours just to do oil/filter swap, and temporary fix to trim piece. And the fix looks like H***.
Well thats what the dealer told me. I would have just left it but the guy that tinted my windows said I may fall completly off so I had it fixed. It will be nice when gm gets rid of all the cladding but then I guess its the cladding that sets all our cars apart.
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Your painting over that wonderful cranberry red? You better be painting it white gold my favorite Bonneville color!
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Ya its true. The front of my drivers side panel came loose where it starts on front fender
Same spot on my car. I fixed it myself
I totally would have gotten your color over mine had i seen it blocker44
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I was at the body shop (helping with nitrous) and gave him the OK for the paint job.
(gm4life dont panic!!), It'* still gonna be Cranberry, bro. I'm having a pearlescent flake called "Red ice" mixed with clear put on the Cranberry Metallic followed by a couple more clear for depth.He'* going to pull back the loose panels and put back on with adhesive instead tape and tug at the rest to make sure any more arent coming loose.
Any opinions as to whether My original warranty will be voided (non engine wise) because of engine mods? I'm gonna call the dealership Monday and sort it out
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Any opinions as to whether My original warranty will be voided (non engine wise) because of engine mods? I'm gonna call the dealership Monday and sort it out

any aftermarket mechanical parts added to the car will void the warrenty...
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I realize drivetrain gonna be voided, just wondering about the rest of warranty regarding front end, body,electronics not specific to the drivetrain etc.? Going to b interesting chat with dealer I'm sure but I've passed the point of no return.
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Any opinions as to whether My original warranty will be voided (non engine wise) because of engine mods? I'm gonna call the dealership Monday and sort it out

any aftermarket mechanical parts added to the car will void the warrenty...
oooh yes. I was warned by my dealer that even by replacing the factory cd player with an aftermarket unit will void the warranty on anything electrical. (Including the computer, and all wiring, modules, etc.)
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