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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-01-2019, 11:46
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Less expensive if the part isn't out there would be to leave it until it's time to sell and get all the knocks etc done in one go
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Looking at it I suspect its ABS and not GRP??

My advice would be to seek out who your local coach/bus firms use for their bodywork repairs. They will have expertise in all sorts of ABS and GRP repairs. A car body shop will not have that expertise.

I dinged the rear panel on my MH a few years ago. I was all ready for an insurance claim for a whole rear £1000+ panel. Coach repairers fixed it for £180 + VAT, less than my insurance excess

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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-01-2019, 16:37
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Rather than replacing a whole bit, could an automotive body specialist do a good repair ? It may be cheaper in the long run to do that even if it initially seems expensive for such a small ding - and it is small.....

Next time try harder - you have a whole MH to ding so no point restricting yourself.... (only joking of course!) 😱
Cover the outside with masking tape (over the WHOLE damaged area), fibreglass from the rear, let it all go off over night, remove tha tape in the morning, probably a little body filler, let it go off, a light sanding with fine paper, and then spray, may take a couple of spray coats, or take it to a repair garage, itíll probably be very cheap
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