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Old 10-06-2010, 10:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Drewster67 View Post
It was a MAJOR Storm. Sorry to hear about the damage.
I just returned from being in CA for the past couple of days. Wife said last night "It's really windy and stormy here". I'm thinking a thunderstorm with some strong gusts. I got home an hour ago and there are no less than a 100 large trees knocked down all over the neighborhood. The tree maintenance guys are making a killing. This must have been a storm of epic proportions for the Phoenix area. Some of these trees are 50+ feet tall. Even palm trees have been knocked down. Those things can withstand hurricane force winds so I know it was blowing hard.

Kevin, so sorry to hear about your car. Ugh.
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:18 PM
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Originally Posted by mpesik View Post
Terrible for all of you.
I'm curious. Because the 928 in Aluminum (mostly) was or did you notice any lesser damage to your car as opposed to others?
My daughter in laws new Honda Civic was parked right next to 928. My son says her car has a lot more damage to the roof and hood panels. Not sure if thats because of thicker aluminum or if Honda uses a thinner steel.
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by S4ordie View Post
I just returned from being in CA for the past couple of days. Wife said last night "It's really windy and stormy here". I'm thinking a thunderstorm with some strong gusts. I got home an hour ago and there are no less than a 100 large trees knocked down all over the neighborhood. The tree maintenance guys are making a killing. This must have been a storm of epic proportions for the Phoenix area. Some of these trees are 50+ feet tall. Even palm trees have been knocked down. Those things can withstand hurricane force winds so I know it was blowing hard.

Kevin, so sorry to hear about your car. Ugh.
It was. One of the strongest storms in the valley that I can remember. And I have been here since 87 ....

Also - stay tuned for an upcoming AZ Desert sharks gathering. Its not finalized but sometime in November ...
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Old 10-07-2010, 12:28 AM
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I don't have first-hand experience, but I've heard that dry ice applied over the dimple (or within the dimple?) can cause them to pop back out. I heard that several times in Austin, after hail storms. We were lucky that our outside cars were well-sheltered under the canopy of a huge live oak (and lucky that it never dropped a branch on us).

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Old 10-07-2010, 12:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Drewster67 View Post
It was. One of the strongest storms in the valley that I can remember. And I have been here since 87 ....

Also - stay tuned for an upcoming AZ Desert sharks gathering. Its not finalized but sometime in November ...
Looking forward to it as long as it is not the same weekend as 3rd Coast.
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Old 10-14-2010, 04:12 PM
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Heading down to Phoenix tomorrow to inspect the body / paint damage. Going to start the motor mount and pan gasket replacement also. Just in case all that BS isn`t enough, the fuel tank is leaking !! Have to drop the tank and send out to a company that does plastic tank repairs. Now the countdown begins to get it buttoned up by 3rd Coast. The body may look like hell when we get there...but we will get there.

Press on regardless!!!!
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Old 10-14-2010, 05:40 PM
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Good luck.

From what I've read, I think Aluminum may actually be harder to fix for hail damage since it can stretch more easily? May or may not be true.

I've been watching this thread - my 82 had some minor (in my eyes) hail damage which I would like to someday correct.
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Old 10-14-2010, 05:42 PM
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That's a shame.

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