Caved in porsche roof gets awesome Paintless Dent Repair to save it from the body shop cutting the entire roof off and replacing the panel. This would have been a very intrusive repair that would have diminished the value of the car. Lucky for this vehicle owner, they were smart enough to have a Paintless repair done.
"We thought his next vlog would be to drive it to France or something like that, or maybe his first track experience at Silverstone. But no, some hooligans walked all over his roof and caved it in.
Fortunately, there was a way to repair the old car without removing the caved in roof and installing a new one. Mat visited The Dent Network which had a paintless dent removal process. When the guy taking care of the car said "well, I'm not going to promise anything" with an optimistic smirk, we knew that the Porsche was in the hands of an expert.
As surprising as a result is, it's wasn't a cheap repair, costing €750 per day. The first process was to remove the leather roof liner. Using a heat gun, he warmed up the roof to prevent the paint from being ripped apart. It took 14 hours of pushing the metal backward and forwards to get the 911 back into shape.
And after that, it took him two more hours to remove over 60 smaller dents that most of us wouldn't even see. Is it worth it? Well, it depends on what kind of second-hand car you're talking about, because if it were new, you'd definitely have insurance pay for the new roof.
After you check out the repair video, you might want to check out part 1 of the dent roof-related vlog, followed by the short 996 buying guide Mat put together.
The 996 will probably go down in history as the least loved generation of the rear-engined sportscar. It was built between 1998 and 2004. The 3.4-liter engine was considered unreliable, but that's the one Mat went for, paying 16,000 pounds.
We're sure that thousands of people dream of buying a second-hand Porsche of any kind, even a Boxster. And we think these videos will tell you a little bit of the hassle involved.
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