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Old 09-29-2012, 09:57 AM
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After seveal years of anger, and a 2007 Ram Deisel that I was told was not a daily driver, I went back to a Ram.

Dealer had to order one from another dealer and it came in Tuesday. I picked it up that afternoon, and was like a proud father.

Did not get a chance to drive till yesterday, and I was cleaning it and noticed HAIL damage on the hood and roof. Almosted started to cry, it was not that noticable till I started looking. Called the dealer and he told me to bring it to him this morning.

What are my options? Dealer is a pretty good guy, are children are classmates. However, I wanted a new Ram with no damage.

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Old 09-29-2012, 10:44 AM
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They should fix it! Just may have to go in for a day or 2. I had hail damage on my truck, about 15-20 dents, not including the tonneau cover, and thankfully the insurance covered it because it wouldve cost over $3000 to fix


You will definitely need that fixed though, that's bull
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:37 AM
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Sorry to hear, but how could you NOT notice that when you picked it up, especially on the hood ???
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Old 09-29-2012, 12:44 PM
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That's a good point he makes though, depending on the dealer he could say you should've noticed it when you picked it up
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Sorry to hear, but how could you NOT notice that when you picked it up, especially on the hood ???
I agree.

That kind of damage on the hood should have been obvious in pretty much all outdoor lighting conditions.
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:31 PM
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One would have thought I would have noticed but I didn't . Blame it on the weather or color but it went unnoticed. Another reason to like white. Met with the dealer. He is calling the dealer he received it from but figured they know nothing. My dealer stated he will have his paintless dent repair fix the damage. That I will not be able to tell, unfortunately I know it's there. It stands out like a sore thumb now that I am aware.
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If they do a good job you won't be able to notice though
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It's common knowledge that white vehicles are the hardest to detect dents and scratches on... it would be easy enough to miss.
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You'd be amazed at what paintless dent repair can do. I went through hail damage 2 years ago and I'm anal about my truck, so I went over it with a fine-toothed comb when I got it back. Aside from a very minor swirl from an absent minded polisher it was immaculate.
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I just had PDR done on my Ram,
i was told that they make not be able to make it 100% right
I can't tell where it was dented
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