FYI, though, I don't know what area you are in, but around me, you can get pretty much any wheel fixed for $75-100 depending on the severity. So even if it's not covered you may find the repair is cheaper than you expected.
Just noticed dents/creases on my roof. I have a CSG 4dr with sunroof. If I stand at the rear and look towards the front with the "shark fin" in the middle, I see two identical dents/creases halfway between the "fin" and sunroof, one on left, one on right. Its not all that noticeable and looks like a smear at times, can't even feel it with my hand. Looked at two other GTIs while working, a 2012 Autobahn didn't have it but a GTI w/sunroof did. Both cars CSG.. Think this might be pretty common and more noticeable on some colors than others..
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Almost 2000 miles and not a scratch ! While driving to work this morning at 530am I was going down I 35 (Ft Worth TX) about 70 and saw something in the road. I couldn't tell what it was at first but it was in the middle lane so I swerved to the right lane. Then it suddenly moved to the right lane then off to the side of the road. If I would have hit it my car would have been totally jacked up.
What was it? Ummmmm............I think it was a crack head!
((((sigh)))) was backing into a parking space at the mall (as far away from door dingers as possible) and got too close to the curb .... There's a good 8" long around the wheel that is completely ate up.. I'll post a pic later.. I only have 1500 miles... I need a drink.
2012 R - CSG 4 Dr w/SR-Navi
my car rolled back even with e-brake engaged. it had some scratched that was coming off and looks like another paint sticking to it. I am still lucky as it was so close to smashing a house that is being built. close call. now i want to see if i can check with the dealership because this should not happen with a new car.
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I also just curb rashed my passenger rear, im going in to the dealer for my LED tail light install in a week or two and they said $130~ and 2 or 3 days to send it out. they also kindly offered to give me a replacement rim (EDIT: wheel, sorry, sorry.) (instead of the donut) for the time its away.
One part of me says I MUST FIX EVERY SCRATCH but the other is telling me that its a daily, not a garage queen, and it would take all of the fun out of it to stress over every little thing.
So im still on the fence about getting it refinished, but one thing for sure is that seeing all of the other pics of road rash makes me feel a lot better!
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I have some curb rash on the right front wheel - I was pissed when it happened (I had the sunroof open, so heard it!), but know it will happen again, since it is a daily driver and I park on the street a lot. Not going to repair it, but I will try to be more careful in the future!