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    • tavilungu
    • By tavilungu 18th May 17, 7:31 PM
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    Audi A4 Door
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    • 18th May 17, 7:31 PM
    Audi A4 Door 18th May 17 at 7:31 PM
    Hello. Earlier today, I parked my car at the train station, but when I came back in the afternoon, there was a big hole in the driver's door underneath the window. The hole is about 30cm long. What should I do? There was no note left. I think he just ran off after that.
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    • waamo
    • By waamo 18th May 17, 7:34 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 7:34 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 7:34 PM
    Claim off your insurance after you've reported it to the police.
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    • tavilungu
    • By tavilungu 18th May 17, 7:37 PM
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    blackbag.toool.nl/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/hole2.jpeg
    The hole is something like this, but doesn't get fully in the inside of the car.
    Also, does it affect my insurance price and details?
    • waamo
    • By waamo 18th May 17, 7:51 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 7:51 PM
    It will show as a claim yes. If it's an older car it may be cheaper to fix it yourself.
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    • Ebe Scrooge
    • By Ebe Scrooge 19th May 17, 12:40 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 12:40 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 12:40 AM
    Wow, that is some hole ! And definitely not caused by someone just opening their door into your door ( particularly as the metal is bent outwards ). There's more to this than meets the eye - a Dark Matter if ever there was one.

    Mind you ... the photo hosted on a Dutch lock-picking website ??? Hmm, how long would it take them to break into a tin of pork luncheon meat I wonder ?
    I may not know much about art, but I know what I like.
    • debtdebt
    • By debtdebt 19th May 17, 12:59 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 12:59 AM
    Buy a second hand door off Ebay. If you're lucky, you might find one the same colour. Maya a garage an hour or two labour to fit the new door.
    • tavilungu
    • By tavilungu 19th May 17, 7:38 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 7:38 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 7:38 AM
    Thank you everybody for the comments
    I think I'll just buy a new door and replace it.
    • CardinalWolsey
    • By CardinalWolsey 19th May 17, 8:59 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 8:59 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 8:59 AM
    Have you checked the interior of your car to see what has been stolen?
    • Aylesbury Duck
    • By Aylesbury Duck 19th May 17, 10:15 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 10:15 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 10:15 AM
    blackbag.toool.nl/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/hole2.jpeg
    The hole is something like this, but doesn't get fully in the inside of the car.
    Also, does it affect my insurance price and details?
    Originally posted by tavilungu
    Might have been easier to attach a photo of your actual car and its damage...possibly.
    • CHR15
    • By CHR15 19th May 17, 9:12 PM
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    For simplicity

    • waamo
    • By waamo 19th May 17, 9:15 PM
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    It looks like it was done from the inside. All the metalwork is pushed outwards.
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    • Head The Ball
    • By Head The Ball 19th May 17, 9:27 PM
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    Hello. Earlier today, I parked my car at the train station, but when I came back in the afternoon, there was a big hole in the driver's door underneath the window. The hole is about 30cm long. What should I do? There was no note left. I think he just ran off after that.
    Originally posted by tavilungu
    How do you know it was a 'he'?
    • Aylesbury Duck
    • By Aylesbury Duck 19th May 17, 10:22 PM
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    That picture isn't his. It was taken in 2010...
    • societys child
    • By societys child 20th May 17, 12:53 PM
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    Gaffer Tape should do it . . .

    • maninthestreet
    • By maninthestreet 20th May 17, 9:21 PM
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    If the hole is something like that picture, whoever did it must have used an RPG.
    "You were only supposed to blow the bl**dy doors off!!"
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 27th May 17, 4:54 AM
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    Someone said it happened in the Netherlands in 2010. 70 cars.

    Picture looks faked, 100% not the OP though. If there was a cable to cut you wouldnt need to make a hole anywhere near that big.
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