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What does Tesla say about outer quarter panel repairability?

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Per the Tesla Body Repair Tech Note: Repairing Aluminum Cosmetic Damage:

“Common Repairable Situations

Many instances of non-structural aluminum damage can be repaired to avoid panel replacement. The sections below provide instructions on repairing three common situations:

  • Tears in the quarter panel
  • Dents in the quarter panel
  • Puncture tears”

Click here for the complete Tesla Body Repair Tech Note: Repairing Aluminum Cosmetic Damage