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Is it unusual to have stress crack at the bolts inside the door pillar ?

 
Old 09-24-2018, 02:14 PM
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2014 Z51 3LT, with 14,800 miles
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Old 09-24-2018, 02:28 PM
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Absolutely. There should be no cracks
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I have the exact same car with 38k miles - please post a clear picture of what your seeing... No stress cracks should be happening anywhere...
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Originally Posted by Mayor111 View Post
I have the exact same car with 38k miles - please post a clear picture of what your seeing... No stress cracks should be happening anywhere...
Iíll post a picture later, when I get back to location of car. Thanks
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pictures please.
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Pic please would like to see what u are talking about.. Robert
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In for the pic.
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You found a second crack worthy of a second thread on the same topic?
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Maybe I should check mine out.....
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No pictures. Didn't happen.
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2014 Z51 3LT, with 14,800 miles


Alrighty then, here are a couple of pics inside the door at the rear quarter bolts
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I would take the car to your nearest dealership to have it checked out. That is not normal.
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Here is a picture of mine - your cracks are not good - either you were hit or your panels are not aligned somewhere and are cracking

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Not right and not good --- better to get it looked at first by the Dealership so they have awareness, then at a body shop specializing in Corvette body repair to find out why it's messed up and what they can do to address it.
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Just went to take a look at that area on both sides of my car....not a stress crack to be found.

Let us know what you find out.
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It should not look like that. Time to get it checked out.
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Could it be a bad paint job and the paint cracking and peeling because of dirt under the paint?
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Old 09-27-2018, 09:39 AM
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Remember 2016s and beyond have totally different panel materials than do 14-15 models.
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Old 09-27-2018, 10:08 AM
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I suspect that your car was "lightly" rear-ended...and that flexed both rear quarterpanels forward.
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One thing I do know. We will all go look for stress cracks.
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