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So I noticed the other day that there are mirrored dents on both the driver and passenger side of my hatch's roof line. Does anyone else have these? It's the strangest thing. I don't suspect they're from driving around since there's no paint chips. It's also on a part of the car that is pretty rigid and doesn't deform easily (e.g. not a door panel or engine hood). So I'm left wondering is this just "acceptable" material deformation from when the body panels were pressed on Mazda's end or am I just the lucky miracle schmuck who has matching dents from some outside source? :001_unsure:

I tried to snap photos of them, but unless I have a bright white light shining on it in a clean room, forget it. The passenger side has 3 very noticeable dents just above the rear passenger quarter window. The driver's side has only 2, in the same region.
 

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Damn....:sad 1:

I was afraid it wasn't normal. I just can't think of where they would have come from. I don't park near/under anything and I don't think any kicked up rocks did this either.

I'm the only one who seems to notice them, so hopefully they'll stay inconspicuous. But still....damn.
 

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Damn....:sad 1:

I was afraid it wasn't normal. I just can't think of where they would have come from. I don't park near/under anything and I don't think any kicked up rocks did this either.

I'm the only one who seems to notice them, so hopefully they'll stay inconspicuous. But still....damn.
my brother has seen them, same spots. i have minor ones in the same place. he calls the robot touches. yes normal but not good craftsmanship.

also die imperfections can do it. you have to look hard, but most M3 14 have them.

ps yours is on the extreme, see a dent wizard under warranty
 

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I have them as well. I need them out for when I clean my car up for a upcoming show and shine... Little annoyed by things like that
 

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So I washed my car this morning and caught myself firmly pressing in this area to clean the roof. You guys washing your own cars or having someone do it?
 

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So I washed my car this morning and caught myself firmly pressing in this area to clean the roof. You guys washing your own cars or having someone do it?
I've only gently handwashed my car once so far so I don't think this was from me.
 

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I just checked my car, don't have anything unusual in that area. I do press on that area too when I clean my roof. Seems pretty firm and not easy to dent tho =/
 
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