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Major Accident Repairs Question

I have a 2009 Porsche Cayman and it was in an accident. Mostly front end and under body damage. It has about $20k in damage including parts and labor and I am looking for suggestions and experience with major repairs on a Cayman. Concerned that it won't be the same even though I've been told no suspension damage but the underbody damage will require straightening the front clip.

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What kind of advice are you looking?
 
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Originally Posted by djantlive View Post
What kind of advice are you looking?
Anyone that's had similar damage/repairs and results
 
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It depends on "where or how" got damage.

If you attache more pics, It will be helpful.
 
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Here are some pics from the underside of the front of the car.











 
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It CAN be properly repaired but do not assume it will be. The car must be installed on a Celette bench fixture to insure proper straitening alignment. Qualified shop will have this equipment in the shop, don't waste time at the shop until you see the Celette 1st.

http://www.rsfinishing.com/downloads...-Statement.pdf
 
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Originally Posted by Byprodriver View Post
It CAN be properly repaired but do not assume it will be. The car must be installed on a Celette bench fixture to insure proper straitening alignment. Qualified shop will have this equipment in the shop, don't waste time at the shop until you see the Celette 1st.

http://www.rsfinishing.com/downloads...-Statement.pdf
That doc is hugely helpful. Would imagine I could contact the manufacturers of the equipment and find out who has one in my area. Thanks.
 
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That doc is hugely helpful. Would imagine I could contact the manufacturers of the equipment and find out who has one in my area. Thanks.
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My body shop, Performance Auto Collision, Roswell, Georgia, specializes in repairing Porsche cars. It is the only authorized repair shop that Hennessy Porsche will send their cars to. I have seen amazing work done on Porsche's that had significant more damage then your does and you could not tell that major work had been done to the car including the paint. So choose wisely and pick a shop that has the experience to do the work and not the one that your insurance company tells you to use. Good luck. Post picture when the repairs are completed.
 
 
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