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Rear Bumper!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Moresauce, Jan 2, 2003.

  1. Moresauce

    Moresauce Member

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    Just before christmas I was not concentrating and reversed into the back of an old metro. I was doing between 5 - 10mph, not a mark on the metro, but a big dent in the corner of my bumper like a dish! I guess this is all down to plastic bumpers and crumble zones /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif.

    Anyway had a few quotes for repair:

    1) Remove, Repair dent, Repaint, Refit inc. VAT & Labour - £205

    2) New bumper delivered unpainted inc. VAT & Postage - £185.56

    What are peoples thoughts on pricing, how they have had repairs done etc.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Jon

    Jon Member

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    Looking at those prices i'm a little happier. One of my old neighbours reversed into my back bumper whilst parked on the drive and it has pushed the bumper out on the offside. I think it may just need removing, a bracket bending and refitting.

    Anybody know of a good bodyshop in the Slough\Windsor area? Anybody have any experience of using Aston green Slough for body stuff?

    Cheers,

    Jon.
     
  4. BIG MUS

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    were did u find that price for the rear bumper?
    u mght as well put another £100 on ur new bumper price cause they have 2 spray it remove and fit the new one
     
  5. leecs3

    leecs3 thinking about stuff

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    bought a new bumper for mine as it was quicker to paint a new one and swap them over. Also the bodyshop was concerned that the original bumper wouldn't repair and didn't what to spend a few hours trying to repair only to then have to order a new one.
     

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