If this unibody car (there is no frame) were so weak that what you describe could damage it, there is no way it would be strong enough to be quiet. It would sound like my POS Corvette, a rattle trap.
Don't worry, I believe that you will find that tires will get everything back like new.
'84 Euro 240D, 523K miles
'88 300E 5 Speed
'81 300D Daughter's Car
Over 800,000 miles in
[This message has been edited by LarryBible (edited 08-30-2000).]