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    1. Member Sir UNBANNED_GERBIL M.B.'s Avatar
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      02-16-2017 08:47 AM #1
      Well my S6 got a little dinged up thanks to a dingbat. During a snow storm last month a lady in a Lancer decided to pull right out in front of me and hit the brakes when she decided to turn another way. I just about managed to get around her, but my right front smacked her left rear. I just wish I had a dashcam for a he/she said. No charges or tickets due to road conditions.

      Pic of my Audi. I already have it back and know exactly what the cost was.




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      02-16-2017 09:00 AM #2
      bumper, foglight, headlight washer (?), parking sensors (?), maybe a headlight...

      $5k?

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      02-16-2017 09:02 AM #3
      Ill guess closer to 6k dollars.
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      02-16-2017 09:03 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by g34343greg View Post
      bumper, foglight, headlight washer (?), parking sensors (?), maybe a headlight...

      $5k?
      Fog lights built into headlights. The bottom corners are adaptive cruise sensors. Broken headlight washer also drained the tank

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      02-16-2017 09:29 AM #5
      Agreeing with the others... 5-6k since nothing is easy on a German car.

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      02-16-2017 09:39 AM #6
      Unrelated, but I was shopping S6's yesterday, seem like good value in the 50-60k range. What are your thoughts on your ownership experience thus far?

      If memory serves me correctly, you got yours used as well after the S8 met its demise, correct?

    7. 02-16-2017 09:39 AM #7
      I'm going to say $3,500 with parts of a parted car if you search through CL and local papers. But honestly I'd duct tape it till the weather gets clearer. I can't count the number of times I fixed something mid-winter, to find another derpa hit that same spot.


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      02-16-2017 09:52 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Perceptive Bunny View Post
      I'm going to say $3,500 with parts of a parted car if you search through CL and local papers. But honestly I'd duct tape it till the weather gets clearer. I can't count the number of times I fixed something mid-winter, to find another derpa hit that same spot.
      I'm going to guess you didn't read the OP

      My guess was $3-4k. Do you run winter tires?
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      02-16-2017 10:17 AM #9
      Going high. $7000.99. This is in Canada.

      (I assume this repair is with all OEM parts, not aftermarket.)
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    10. 02-16-2017 10:20 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by J2G View Post
      I'm going to guess you didn't read the OP

      My guess was $3-4k. Do you run winter tires?
      Total read fail. I'm burshing through threads at work.
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      02-16-2017 10:23 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by madrussian View Post
      Unrelated, but I was shopping S6's yesterday, seem like good value in the 50-60k range. What are your thoughts on your ownership experience thus far?

      If memory serves me correctly, you got yours used as well after the S8 met its demise, correct?
      Mine has been pretty good. The C7 is one of Audi's most reliable cars. Its fast and hides under the radar. Doesn't feel as special as my S8 did. Still miss that car. And as usual the Bose stereo in Audi's still blow. The B&O in my S8 kicked ass

      I'm going to guess you didn't read the OP

      My guess was $3-4k. Do you run winter tires?
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      02-16-2017 11:10 AM #12
      i cant see the pictures, but a single adaptive S6 headlight alone is $1150.

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      02-16-2017 11:28 AM #13
      Anytime I see something that appears to be minor, I'm always shocked at the final tally. And even if it is minor and repaired at the cost of the initial estimate, my OCD takes over and I start staring at hood lines and panel gaps etc wondering how it looked pre 'minor' fender bender.

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      02-16-2017 11:35 AM #14
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      02-16-2017 11:41 AM #15
      Surprised it took this long... $1.00CN Bob.


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      02-16-2017 11:43 AM #16
      $4,900, bud.

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      02-16-2017 11:44 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by George Bluth View Post
      $4,900, bud.
      Actually, I assume they'll want to replace the headlight, bumper and fender. $6,900.

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      02-16-2017 11:47 AM #18
      I'd say 5,800.

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      02-16-2017 11:49 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by George Bluth View Post
      Actually, I assume they'll want to replace the headlight, bumper and fender. $6,900.
      They should not need to replace the bumper or fender. Those look very fixable and should only need a respray after some light bodywork. Replacement headlight, washer cover and lower grill will be necessary.

      I say $2500, maybe $2800.
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      02-16-2017 11:51 AM #20
      Oh, I agree they don't need to. Doesn't mean they didn't try and invoice him for it. IDK, just a shot in the dark.

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      02-16-2017 11:51 AM #21
      $8,000.

      My Q5 had a door ding (broke the paint) on the rear drivers door. Total bill came out to $4950.

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      02-16-2017 12:18 PM #22
      $7350
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      02-16-2017 12:37 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by JOHNS92JETTA View Post
      Going high. $7000.99. This is in Canada.

      (I assume this repair is with all OEM parts, not aftermarket.)


      That'll be $1000 Canadian or $10 American if you prefer

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      02-16-2017 12:40 PM #24
      Wow. None of you were even close





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      02-16-2017 12:41 PM #25
      $6333.33

      Those headlights are probably a pretty penny
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